adBlockCheck

Recent News

Most Notable Google Ventures

Ten years ago this week, Google Street View launched, offering panoramic views of locations all over the world. As the tech giant continues to debut new projects, The Onion highlights some of Google’s most ambitious ventures to date:

Rural Working-Class Archbishops Come Out In Droves To Welcome Trump To Vatican

VATICAN CITY—Arriving in their dusty pickup trucks from as far away as the dioceses of Oria and Locri-Gerace to express their support for a leader who they say embodies their interests and defends their way of life, droves of rural working-class archbishops reportedly poured into St. Peter’s Square today to greet U.S. president Donald Trump during his visit to the Vatican.

Rookie First Baseman Nervous To Chat With Baserunners

ATLANTA—Noting how important it is to make a good first impression, Pittsburgh Pirates rookie first baseman Josh Bell told reporters before Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves that he’s still nervous about chatting with opposing baserunners.

What Is Trump Hiding?

As The Onion’s 300,000 staffers in its news bureaus and manual labor camps around the world continue to pore through the immense trove of documents obtained from an anonymous White House source, the answers that are emerging to these questions are deeply unnerving and suggest grave outcomes for the American people, the current international order, Wolf Blitzer, four of the five Great Lakes, and most devastatingly, the nation’s lighthouses and lighthouse keepers.

Deep Blue Quietly Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Garry Kasparov’s Ex-Wife

PITTSBURGH—Red wine and candlelight on the table before them, Deep Blue, the supercomputer that defeated reigning world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997, and Kasparov’s ex-wife, Yulia Vovk, quietly celebrated their 10th anniversary on Wednesday at a small French restaurant near Carnegie Mellon University, where Deep Blue was created.
End Of Section
  • More News

Historical Archives: Secret Society Of Free-Bakers Has Fail'd To Gain Influence

Thus Far For Archaic Fraternity No Meetings In Smoke Filled Chambers To Plot Conspiracies Moſt Un-Thinkable Against Their Own Citizens.

'Who Then Be Our Shado'y Puppet-Masters?' Ask Manny

Amere 7 Years since our Nation declared her Independence from Tyranny, and in so doing begun to Cultivate her own Treasure & Commerce, that ancient Order of Bread Makers & Yeast Men, the FREE-BAKERS, though their Numbers are said to be Manny, and operate from Shadows, has lately fail'd to exert Power and Influence, through what Contracts Supernatural they are wont to enter, over America, what so ever.

These Keepers of Secret Recipes most vile and esoteric, pri'd from the dusty Tombs of Egypt, and who, like Minions of† Hell's Anteroom itself, intone in low Chants with Ghostly Voice the Dreaded Incantations "Fold In Eggs, Fold In Eggs," and "Into the Kiln at Degrees of Three Hundreds and Seventy and Five for Three Hours Put" and "Rise! Rise! Rise!" in Truth wield no Strangle Hold over the Banking or Judiciary, or the Legislative Houses, state or federal, of this new Republic, as should be-fit a Secret Society of Trades Men.

That General Him Self, WASHINGTON, has told the Apron-Wearers, these BAKING MEN, to take their Sifting Tools to some other Province, where their sinister Symbols of Whisk & Rolling Pin might meet Success with Men of less Liberty, and where Lucifer's own Confections be gladly et, thus permitting their Destiny to fall into the floury Hands of the FREE-BAKERS, but not in America here, where Men are Free to live and trade and toil as they will under the Claws of None, save for the benevolent Free Masons, and the Families Prescott, and Astor, and Winthrop, our Republic's serene and supreme Saviours and Over Lords for all Eternity.

More from this section

Sign up For The Onion's Newsletter

Give your spam filter something to do.

Close