Tag: thought-provoking

  • Upworthy Netroots Nation: 10 Ways To Win The Internets

    This isn’t your standard, run-of-the-mill piece of content. This is the Upworthy training slide / Netroots Nation FACT #1: Netroots Nation is over. It was amazing. So now you can see our fancy training slides. Upworthy: 10 Ways To Win The Internets View more presentations from Upworthy FACT B: Making things “go viral” on the […]

  • A(nother) Legitimate Reason To Detest Modern Pop Songs

    In addition to the obscenely catchy chorus, listen to the criticism of how the music industry preys on the young. Taking advantage of hormones and insecurities has never been so mechanized. Not that you ever did or anything, but this may change the way you listen to the ol’ Biebs and company. Read more: http://upworthy.com/another-legitimate-reason-to-detest-modern-pop-songs

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  • This app reduces how much food gets thrown away at grocery stores. How does it work?

    One-third of the food produced worldwide (that’s almost 1.3 billion tons) is wasted every year. In the U.S., the United Nations Environment Programme estimates that each person wastes more than 20 pounds of food per month, which is 30-40% of our food supply. Yikes. And, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the […]

  • Joe’s Crab Shack is the first major chain to test a ban on tipping. So far, so good.

    If you ask Raymond Blanchette, there’s something fishy about the modern-day restaurant dining experience. To Blanchette, the CEO of Ignite Restaurant Group, which owns Joe’s Crab Shack, it has nothing to do with the food on your plate. Read more: http://www.upworthy.com/joes-crab-shack-is-the-first-major-chain-to-test-a-ban-on-tipping-so-far-so-good?c=tpstream

  • 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin's NSFW Take On Gay Marriage

    You know all those massive dudes who beat the crap out of each other for your entertainment on “Monday Night Raw”? Some of them have opinions on things other than the best wrestling tights to wear or whether the pile driver is more effective than the jackknife powerbomb. Read more: http://upworthy.com/stone-cold-steve-austins-nsfw-take-on-gay-marriage