'Nothing Short of Attempted Murder': A Brief History of Anti-Vaxxers

There are virtually no photographs of twenty-first century American children covered with measles. The disease, as well as the sight of it, is something we have banished to the past: the stuff of medical archives and undeveloped foreign countries. Consequently, the photos and stock images that illustrate the news… » 2/10/15 1:40pm 2/10/15 1:40pm

Everything You Need to Stay Entertained During Tomorrow Night's Debate

Tomorrow evening President Barack Obama will debate challenger Mitt Romney in the first of what are sure to be a series of rousing debates leading up to election day in November. » 10/02/12 4:40pm 10/02/12 4:40pm

Welcome to Protests in the Social Media Age, Where Governments Openly…

Today's sticky, ill-defined civil rights-related debate involves government, its people and the rights of each when there's a protest taking place in the middle of one of the most connected, social periods of human history. Let's discuss! Updated. » 8/14/11 11:00am 8/14/11 11:00am

Florida Politician Cheats With a Text During Nationally Televised Debate

Click to viewFlorida's gubernatorial race has been too tight to call, which is why CNN brought the two candidates on for a debate last night. During which Democrat Alex Sink was busted, on camera, for receiving an illicit text from her campaign. » 10/26/10 4:40pm 10/26/10 4:40pm

Where to Watch Tonight's Final Presidential Debate Live Online

Tonight is the final part of the talent portion of the Mr. President 2008 pageant, which I've been reading is like the most important one in our lifetime or something, but I think they say about that about all of them. Regardless, if you're stuck at your computer and can't get to a TV, don't worry, you don't have to… » 10/15/08 7:10pm 10/15/08 7:10pm

Where to Watch Tonight's Presidental Debate Live Online: Hulu, VCAST…

Whereas a live online stream » 10/07/08 3:00pm 10/07/08 3:00pm of the first presidential debate was a bit harder to pin down, our pick for tonight's at 9PM Eastern is Hulu. Its live stream of the final two presidential debates is actually Hulu's first ever live broadcast, which is something they might do more of following the debates. (Unfortunately,…

C-SPAN 'Debate Hub' Is the Political Social Media Web 2.0 Uber Geek's…

Even if politics and Presidential debates bore you to the point where you need to nap like a 72-year-old, credit is still due to C-SPAN for making the whole process slightly more interesting with its ambitious Debate Hub » 9/28/08 12:00pm 9/28/08 12:00pm. The social media-packed, live-blogging saturated, video clip bonanza, pulls content from a…

Stuck at a Desk? Watch the Presidential Debate Online

Tonight at 9pm ET the first debate between John McCain and Barack Obama takes place. In the interest of keeping political discussion alive in America, here's a link to CBS » 9/26/08 8:15pm 9/26/08 8:15pm, where we the debate will be streamed live, at least within the US. Here's a link to , which hosts much debate-related video, but doesn't quite…

Question of the Day: Do You Consider Yourself a Fanboy?

The word fanboy gets thrown around a lot these days-so much so that Webster's decided to officially incorporate the term » 8/12/08 6:00pm 8/12/08 6:00pm into the English language. Generally speaking, when referring to someone as a fanboy it is intended to be derogatory-but the bottom line is that Fanboyism is the root of all great nerdy debates. So,…