Jousting Is Great And All, But There’s Got To Be A Better Way For Us To Entertain Ourselves That Doesn’t Involve Riding A Horse Full-Speed Into Someone And Then Getting Hit By A Huge Wooden Stick

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that when it comes to entertainment, jousting is pretty hard to beat. After a long day of tilling the fields or suffering from diseases, it sure is nice to unwind by grabbing a turkey leg and settling in to watch a long, bloody jousting tournament. Still, some part of me…

Responsible Gaming: Epic Games’ Latest ‘Fortnite’ Update Includes Memorial-Service Cutscenes After Every Kill So Players Can Learn To Value Human Life

Fortnite has quickly become one of the most successful games of the past year, but Epic Games’ latest move proves that the company is also committed to providing an incredibly responsible gaming experience: Fortnite’s newest update includes memorial-service cutscenes after every kill so players can learn to value…

If You’re Not A Police Officer, You Can’t Understand The Pressure You Feel In The Split Second When You Have To Decide Whether Or Not To Shoot An Unarmed Civilian 8 Times

It goes without saying that our police should be held accountable when they’re guilty of using excessive force. But, as a law-enforcement veteran myself, I’ve seen far too many people weighing in on the national conversation on police brutality who have no idea what cops deal with on a daily basis. So listen up: If…

In A News Cycle Saturated With Mass Shootings, It’s Becoming Harder And Harder To Stand Out As A Deranged Gunman

These days, it feels like every time you turn on the news, they’re reporting on a new mass shooting. But as soon as details start emerging about the gunman, another horrifying mass shooting inevitably happens, and the last one is completely swept out of the public eye. In this endless churn of American gun violence,…

We Never Intended Facebook Live To Be Anything But A Platform For Streaming Legally Performed Euthanasia (by Mark Zuckerberg)

We here at Facebook are shocked and dismayed by the surge in violent crimes being broadcast on our Facebook Live streaming service. In designing this live video tool, our hope was to connect people with their followers in a creative, engaging way—not expose our users to horrifying murders. If this service has caused…