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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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Studies Show Alternative Medicine Ineffective

After spending $2.5 billion, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine has found that most alternative medicine cures—like echinacea, ginkgo biloba, and shark cartilage—do not work. What do you think?
  • "I don't need some study to tell me what I already know: If you want to stay sick, take herbs; if you want to get better, pray."

    Michael Jennings Systems Analyst
  • "So my idiot friends who have never been to medical school don't know what they're talking about?"

    Laura Roma Grant Writer
  • "Is that so? Well, I'm still gonna put these 'proven to work' stickers on the bottles of ginkgo biloba pills, and I’ll ask you to mind your own business and shut the hell up about it."

    Dan Cummings Herbalist
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