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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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Should We Allow Human Cloning?

  • Yes. Having a kid with 50 percent of my DNA is nice, but I could do better.
  • No. I don’t think human beings should be playing God, aside from modern medicine, the death penalty, genetically modified crops, the subjugation of animals, and in-vitro fertilization.
  • Yes. If we criminalize cloning, then the only people with clones will be criminals and the clones of those criminals.
  • Fine with me. I realized long ago that another me walking around wouldn’t make me any less of a self-centered asshole.
  • Okay, but only if we outlaw that bullshit where you say their name and they all say “what?” simultaneously.
  • Absolutely. We seem to be at a loss for other ways to create human life.
  • Yes, but start with only a few hundred thousand, then reevaluate.
  • Sure. Why not? God is dead.

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