​The Military Is Shutting Down Its Weather-Controlling Death Beam

Can a facility that has inspired global conspiracy theories be designated a World Heritage Site? If so, that might be the only way to prevent the shutdown of the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) in Alaska, which studies the ionosphere—or creates lethal hurricanes—depending on whom you talk to. » 5/22/14 12:58pm 5/22/14 12:58pm

Pro Video Gamers are Athletes, Says U.S. Government

Pro gamers may now travel to the United States on the same visas given to professional athletes, thanks to a long lobbying effort by Riot Games, the makers of the eSports staple League of Legends. » 7/13/13 3:43pm 7/13/13 3:43pm

Last Night's Winner: Homeland Security Hates Sports

Yesterday, thousands of people went to their favorite sites for watching sports online, only to be greeted by this frankly horrifying banner. They've all been shut down by the government, in an evil conspiracy to force you to purchase NHL Center Ice. » 2/02/11 10:20am 2/02/11 10:20am

Sports Fan Coalition Is An Actual Thing Now

Remember the sports fan lobbying group that you're supposed to love and/or be scared of? It really exists now. So feel free to panic and/or stick it to the man. » 10/30/09 3:20pm 10/30/09 3:20pm

Citi Field and Manchester United: Your Tax Dollars At Work

The government's bailout of our collapsing financial industry continues apace—you got your check, right?—but now that these companies are playing with our money, suddenly everyone is an expert. Some are suggesting that maybe the reason these firms are in trouble is because they like to waste money and that if we give… » 11/26/08 2:00pm 11/26/08 2:00pm