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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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Google Launches Wikipedia Competitor

Last week, Google made public its beta encyclopedia site, Knol, which unlike Wikipedia features articles written by a named author and only permits selective outsider participation. What are other ways in which Knol differs from Wikipedia?

Knol will not give the people at Encyclopaedia Britannica the sinking feeling that they have completely wasted their lives

Possible spoilers in articles will be announced by the 220-decibel Spoiler Siren

Knol will not be published in Polish

Site is boringly factual

Will include a picture for the "Colonel" Tom Parker entry

Author of Knol much more tired than millions of authors of Wikipedia

Whenever Knol is wrong, Google has pledged to rearrange facts in the world to make it right

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