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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.

Frontier Airlines Tells Customers To Just Fucking Deal With It

‘You’re Uncomfortable For A Few Hours And Then You Get To Be Somewhere Else,’ Says CEO

DENVER—Noting that some discomfort should be expected while traveling to a faraway place in just a few goddamn hours, officials from ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines reportedly told customers Thursday to just fucking deal with it.

Top Family Vacation Spots

With school out for the summer, families are packing up and hitting the road. Here are The Onion’s top family vacation destinations.
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U.S. Obesity Levels Out

According to statistics collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity rates in the United States have remained constant over the past five years. What do you think?
  • "True, but that's mostly because the gain in thighs has been offset by smaller boobs."

    Traci Fogel Systems Analyst
  • "Now maybe the CDC will stop embarrassing me in Wendy's with their calipers."

    Soren Yaw Day Care Worker
  • "Pizza party!"

    Olivier Suchorsky Sanitation Worker

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