Is Europe safe to visit?

Europe has seen 15 deadly terror attacks since 2015. In contrast, the U.S. has experienced fewer than 10 deadly terror attacks since September 11, 2001. Some travelers are avoiding Europe because they fear it's too unsafe now. Terrorists are targeting tourist attraction to sow chaos and mayhem. But statistically, the chances of getting caught up in a terror attack is minuscule. Even with the uptic…

Are dress codes sexist?

Teens are pushing back against dress codes in schools because they think they're sexist. Dress codes are often unfairly enforced and send the message that women's bodies are distracting. Others argue dress codes are necessary for boys and girls. It doesn't have to be inherently sexist. It just depends on how it's implemented. The world has rules and students should learn that early. What do you th…

Should gay bars ban bachelorette parties?

Gay bars are frequently a destination for bachelorette parties, but some say these brides-to-be are invading queer spaces and hurting business with their obnoxious behavior. Some bars have actually banned bachelorette parties, which critics say discriminates against women and is unfair to straight allies. Others argue that in a heterocentric world, queer people deserve their own gathering place an…

Is free speech under attack at college campuses?

Conservative say U.S. colleges are becoming increasingly hostile to free speech. Right-wing speakers have been boycotted, protested and violently ran off of campuses across the nation. Student activists say this isn't a matter of free speech. These far-right speakers do not deserve a platform to share their disgusting ideas. These ideas aren't worth the breath wasted debating them. Conservatives s…

Is Apple's new Face ID technology creepy?

Apple unveiled its new Face ID technology during the unveiling of the iPhone X. Apple execs say Face ID makes using your phone easier than ever. You just have to look at your phone and it works! The Internet didn't agree. A lot of people don't like the idea of using facial recognition software to secure their phones. Face ID could be abused by the police or just your asshole friends. What do you t…

Is the new 'Bodega' startup just Silicon Valley bullshit?

Two Google alums just launched Bodega, a startup that installs pantry boxes in apartments, offices, dorms, and gyms. Bodega promises convenience at your doorstep, but many fear it could put mom-and-pop corner stores out of business. Others say it's a solution in search of a problem. We have vending machines already. This is just Silicon Valley once again concentrating wealth in the hands of the fe…

Lemurs or sloths?

Sloths, famed for their sleepy slowness and beloved by the Internet, dwell in the rain forests of Central and South America. From their perpetually stoned facial expressions to their hammock-like bodies, they're pretty freaking adorable. But have you seen a lemur lately? These tiny primates are famed for their maniacal gazes and are found only in Madagascar. TIME calls them "pop culture's new slot…

Is fall the best season?

Fall is undoubtedly the best season because it’s the best of both worlds. It’s no longer searing hot. It’s not yet deathly cold. And pumpkin spice lattes are back! But for some, fall is absolutely the worst season. It means summer is over, school is back, and winter is coming. Swim trunks go back into drawers, and the countdown to beach weather begins anew. What do you think? 🍁…

Is pumpkin pie the worst pie?

Pumpkin pie might be one of the worst pies in existence. It has no texture. It’s bland. Most aren't even made from real pumpkin. Others believe it’s not fall until there’s a pumpkin pie on their plate and a glass of milk alongside it. The haters can think what they want, but there’s a reason why people are crazy for pumpkin spice (it’s delicious). What do you think? 🎃 …

How do you pronounce 'GIF'?

One side says GIF should be pronounced with a hard 'G'. It stands for Graphic Interchange Format. You wouldn't say 'jraphic,' so why would anyone pronounce it as 'jif'? But in an interview with the New York Times, the creator of the GIF said people who pronounce it with a hard 'G' "are wrong. It is a soft ‘G,’ pronounced ‘jif.’ End of story.” Which side are you on? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯…