If “teen trend” didn’t set off your bullshit detector before…
4 BS Stories That Fooled Facebook This Week: Extinct Gingers
#3. No, “Vamping” Is Not a New Trend Among Teenagers. Come On
It looks like the trend reckoning to end all reckonings is upon us, and it’s called “vamping” … otherwise known as teenagers staying up too late. Wait, what? … Have the N.Y. Times, Yahoo, New York Magazine, and Medical Daily officially become parodies of their own sites? The N.Y. Times even points out that some of these kids are reading under the covers of their beds, because it’s not like that is something that’s been going on since the invention of electric light.
Homosexuality in India isn’t just jaywalking or pirating Game of Thrones illegal: It’s a 10-year prison sentence.
5 Realities of Being Gay in a Country Where It’s Illegal
#5. Progress Doesn’t Always Stay That Way
[An 1861 law from the British Raj era called] Section 377 made it a criminal act to have sex with a matching set of genitals. In 2009, one of India’s highest courts repealed the law. The gay community cheered “Progress!” and for a while things looked to be on an upswing. Then, in 2014, our Supreme Court revisited the issue and concluded, “Wait, nope, being gay is still illegal.”
Neil Young’s making an amazing new music player. He’s not making it so you can hear this.
5 Famous Albums You Won’t Believe You Can’t Buy Anymore
#5. Neil Young’s First-Ever Live Album
Following the success of Harvest, Neil Young’s record label wanted another album just like it and his fans wanted him to go on tour and play every song from it. He gave all of those people none of those things. Instead, his official follow-up to the expert craftsmanship of Harvest was a circus of an album called Time Fades Away, which consisted of completely new songs recorded while on a stadium tour of the United States. By that, I don’t mean he used his downtime to hit the studio. No, he literally recorded the songs live onstage in front of scores of fans who’d never heard them before.