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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.
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Cruel Summer

According to scientists, flooding and wet weather have led to unusually high mosquito populations this summer, and the accompanying heat wave has resulted in numerous deaths. Here are some of the other difficulties people are facing this summer:

  • It will oftentimes be too hot to leave the comfort of air-conditioning to watch the scantily clad neighbor lady wash her car
  • Getting timing of summer romance end point just right
  • Wildfires and floods inconveniently not happening in the same place and time
  • Heat waves splitting America into distinct classes of Air Conditioner People and Fan People
  • Hot weather increasing chances of accidentally drinking something gross in mad scramble to quench thirst
  • Flooding reveals residents' lack of preparedness to be on TV
  • Raccoons not so cute now that they've shed all hair
  • Surplus of mosquitoes means that one can bite you as much as he wants while a bunch of others hold you down

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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.

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