Sean Levinson loves writing almost as much as he loves ranting about politics. Elite Daily lets him do both, and he couldn't be happier now that he's finally putting his years at SUNY New Paltz to good use. When he's not writing, Sean enjoys nature excursions, playing the guitar and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Look for him on "Real Time with Bill Maher," where he regularly appears in his most precious fantasies.
How do you typically start your mornings? There’s a new dance party craze taking New York City night clubs by storm, and it all happens before your 8 am coffee. Daybreaker is a new event where professionals from around the city come t...
The cure for colon cancer may soon be found by a 19-year-old science prodigy who has already made major strides in further understanding the disease. Chicago’s Keven Stonewall first learned what he would do with his life in fifth grade when he found himself enamored by the sight of cells under a microscope. He received […]
If you’ve ever peeled an orange in your entire life, know that you’re doing it wrong. It’s disheartening to realize that you’ve been lied to for your whole existence — normally, one peels an orange by stabbing a finger into the skin and randomly stripping it away, hoping to not dramatically bruise the prize inside […]
In the past week, three plane crashes occurred. Malaysia Airlines MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine by presumably Russian separatists, and AH5017 is an Air Algerie flight that went missing over northern Mali, but was found crashed near Niamey, the capital of Niger. A TransAsia Airways plane also crashed into a series of residential buildings in Taiwan, killing […]
When a choir sings together, their heartbeats synchronize, sweeping a calming effect over the entire group that’s as beneficial to their health as a yoga session, says researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. A group of teenagers was asked to perform three chorus exercises: singing a hymn, humming and chanting. The participants’s heart rhythms were […]
Facebook user Dean Peer uploaded a shocking photo reminding us that every life saved on the battlefield is a wonder that often cannot be explained. An Israeli soldier was wearing a grenade on his chest when a bullet struck the explosive. Not only did the grenade stop the bullet from piercing his flesh but it […]
European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted a harrowing image showing that there are so many rockets being fired over Israel and Gaza that the explosions can be seen from space. The German astronaut tweeted the photo from the International Space Station on Wednesday. My saddest photo yet. From #ISS we can actually see explosions and […]
There really isn’t anything Gen-Y women like to complain about more than the fact that we are so old. Well, today I am going to provide you with one cold, hard fact that will make you feel ancient: 18 years ago, on July 8, 1996, the Spice Girls’ “Wannabe” was released. I’m going to let that […]
The Israeli/Palestinian conflict spans over hundreds of years but the goal of both sides as well as the tactics to achieve it remain the same. This hilarious video may not seem serious but its message lies within the constant cycle of threats and attacks produced by a history of violence. And here we are in […]
Popstar wannabe Rosa G created a music video called “Fourth of July” where she talks about how much she loves America and the Fourth of July. But it’s important to note that Rosa G does not seem like she’s an American nor does she seem like she actually celebrates the Fourth of July, considering she’s […]
On Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans gave an emotional address to the UN Security Council about a UN resolution that would give his country access to the crash site of the MH17 — something that Russia has been hesitant to allow. Timmermans speech opened up with a disheartening thought: I’ve been thinking how horrible it […]
NASA held a panel discussion about the search for extraterrestrial life on Monday, and scientists said that the new equipment we’ll soon be using to find habitable planets should be able to track down aliens within the coming decades. NASA astronomer Kevin Hand said, I think in the next 20 years we will find out […]
We all know that our culture is obsessed with celebrity. But imagine if we weren’t. Imagine if we could channel all that energy we put into caring about trivial nonsense into something useful. That’s the question this genius marketing question poses. Specifically, it asks, What if we cared about those living in poverty as much […]
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