adBlockCheck

Recent News

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:
End Of Section
  • More News

'Well, That Was Cool,' Say Archaeologists Before Dumping Bones Of King Richard III Back Into Hole

LEICESTER, ENGLAND—After authenticating a skeleton exhumed from a parking lot in Northern England as that of British monarch King Richard III, researchers at the University of Leicester agreed that the find was “pretty cool” before tossing the remains back into the ground and heading home. “Okay, well, that’s that—anyone want to keep one of these bones before I dump them?” said lead archaeologist Richard Buckley moments prior to dumping a bucket full of the well-preserved Plantagenet King’s remains into a hole in the ground and brushing the dirt off his hands. “Everybody good? Okay. I’m glad we did this. This was fun.” According to members of the research team, they planned on keeping a small sample of dirt from the gravesite “as a little keepsake.”

More Videos

WATCH VIDEO FROM THE ONION

More from this section

Sign up For The Onion's Newsletter

Give your spam filter something to do.

Close
settings