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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.

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

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Biggest Loser In High School Adjusting To Being Ordinary Loser In College

COLUMBIA, SC—University of South Carolina loser freshman Robert Larkin, formerly the anchor of Norrix High School's weekly news broadcast and district-wide record holder for perfect attendance, has faced stiff competition from the campus's nearly 27,000 other students to retain his title as the school's biggest nobody, sources reported Tuesday. From fifth grade onward, Larkin easily held his position as biggest loser by introducing the principal before all school assemblies, but now he must now contend with a variety of former school mascots, French club officers, a cappella vocalists, and college radio deejays. "I'm a nobody in a sea of nobodies," the 18-year-old classics major said. Larkin later added that he will make one more attempt to reclaim biggest loser status by running for student government president.

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