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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:

Man Either Sick Or Just At End Of Workday

CINCINNATI—Overwhelmed by a wave of fatigue, local man Will Markowski told reporters Tuesday that he was uncertain whether he was getting sick or if it was just the end of a normal workday.

A Timeline Of Abraham Lincoln’s Life

Every February, people across the the nation celebrate the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, widely considered to be one of America’s finest presidents. The Onion provides a timeline of the key moments in President Lincoln’s life:
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Horoscope for the week of August 2, 2000

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You know, the stars are beginning to suspect that it is no longer possible for a competent person to be elected president of this nation.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    An assassin from the future will attempt to prevent the birth of the next Hitler by materializing in your bedroom at a particularly awkward moment.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    The ghost of Hemingway appears to you in a dream and explains for the last time that the old man was an old man, the sea was the sea, and the fish was just a fish.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    We're sorry. Last week's prediction of "a night journey over water" should indeed have read "waterfall." Best wishes for your speedy recovery.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    Mercury ascendant in Leo indicates that your mother so fat she gots her own damn ZIP code.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    One of your greatest problems is your inability to ignore oversimplified, arbitrary, and potentially unsound advice from dubious sources.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    You are decidedly nonplussed when you receive the entire America Online corporation free in the mail this week.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    The life's work of poet Wallace Stevens will change you forever when it falls from the top shelf onto your head, paralyzing you from the neck down.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    Your name will appear several times in the coroner's report, smudged though it will be by tears of laughter and overenthusiastic highlighting.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    You might have decided that you don't believe in God, but that's okay–He believes in Himself.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    Job-related burnout can be tough, but keep in mind that you fulfill a necessary function. After all, those nurses aren't going to strangle themselves.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    Whatever you do this week will prove that Rip Torn was right about you.
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