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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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Sir Chris Hoy

Cycling — Great Britain

Number Of Times During A 5-Minute Conversation He Reminds You He Has Been Knighted: 17

Accomplishments: Considered the greatest male cyclist in Olympics history, which is just another way of saying you’ll never hear his name again after you click on the next person

Preferred Wheel Shape: Circle

Legacy: The most successful Olympic male cyclist of all time until next week’s drug test

Background: He is a professional at an activity most children master by age 6

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