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20 Years Of Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling published ‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’ on June 26th, 1997, and it instantly became a cultural touchstone. The Onion looks back at the most important moments in the 20-year history of the Harry Potter franchise.

Pros And Cons Of The Gig Economy

Americans are increasingly using on-demand services, both as workers and consumers. Here are the major benefits and drawbacks of the gig economy.
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Twitter Now Features Ads

For the first time since its inception in 2006, the social networking service Twitter is running advertisements. What do you think?

  • "This is terrible! Now Twitter will be overrun with all kinds of useless, annoying messages."

    Nick McDonald Roll Thread Operator
  • "I was wary at first, but Sabra hummus really is offering a great deal to anyone who searches the #IranProtest hashtag."

    Frank Thompson Autism Aid
  • "It's just as well to have something flashy to catch your eye while you're slogging your way through one of the posts."

    Megan Foley Inquiry Response Coordinator

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