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The Onion’s 2017 Oscar Picks

The 89th Academy Awards features a more diverse slate of film and actor nominees than in past years, though the ceremony could still field #OscarsSoWhite criticism. Here are The Onion’s picks for who should take home the coveted Oscar statuettes:

A Timeline Of The EPA

A recently introduced House bill that would dissolve the Environmental Protection Agency questions the value of what this agency does and what its goals are. The Onion provides a timeline of the EPA’s 47-year history:
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Robotic Suit Could Help Paraplegics Walk

According to its NASA creators, a 57-pound robotic exoskeleton developed to keep astronauts fit on a possible future mission to Mars could also be used on Earth to give paraplegics the ability to walk again by assisting movements and keeping the wearer stable. What do you think?

  • “Wait, what about normal guys like me? Do I still have to use my stupid old legs?”

    Peter Polkes Ice Cutter
  • “It’s amazing to think that, with all these advances in technology, soon every paraplegic will be able to crush any able-bodied person.”

    Cheryl O’Shea Payroll Clerk
  • “Sorry, quadriplegics. Your lives will still be very difficult.”

    Paul Hinselwood Talent Director
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