The Weirdest, Funniest and Most Controversial Art of the 2016 Presidential Election

After 18 months of campaigning, Election Day is finally here. No matter which candidate you voted for, whether you abstained from voting or aren’t allowed to, it’s been grueling. Luckily artists all over the world have been making their stances known, and entertaining us in the meantime, by creating some of the most hilarious, weird, gross, and controversial political artworks seen in recent years. See …

Most Americans Want Laws to Protect Transgender People

Despite the current political atmosphere in the United States, some very good news has been discovered. A poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute has suggested that the majority of Americans want special federal laws to protect transgender people. Some “72% of Americans now favor passing laws to protect lesbian, gay and transgender people from discrimination” and that isn’t just left-wing individuals, rather “three-quarters …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

How an NYC rat made it in show biz, "megatall" skyscrapers, what "Australia Day" means to Aboriginal people and more in this week's look at the web

1. Marvin Minsky, Artificial Intelligence Pioneer, Has Died Marvin Minksy, a pioneer in artificial intelligence and one of the first people to begin imparting common-sense reasoning to computers, died on Sunday at the age of 88. A true innovator of the now-booming industry, he’s described as “one of the very few people in computing whose visions and perspectives liberated the computer from being a glorified …