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Turns out Christopher Columbus wasn’t brave, he was just really bad at math. Adam Ruins Everything explains.

escalantestampThe United States Postal Service picked the 87th conference of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Wednesday in Washington, D.C. to premiere its stamp honoring Jaime Escalante, the East Los high school math teacher who was the hero of the film Stand and Deliver.

Edward J. Olmos played Escalante in the film (video below).

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trumpbridgeIn competitive bridge, where card players employ a “no trump” game, the real world “yes Trump” manifestation is causing players to become “subtly deranged,” researchers reported on Friday.

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Math teacher Jaime Escalante teaches Hey Vato’s Chuy and Smiley a lot more than just mathematics in this lost scene from Stand and Deliver.


All your weed are belong to us, OK? So let’s put that pot to good use by building a Mexican border wall made of the 17,000,000 pounds of marijuana confiscated by the Border Patrol! LiveLeaker Clark Griswold explains the video from The Center for Investigative Reporting: [Mas…]


We all know it’s hard to make money, and even hard to hold on to it. That’s why idiots like us need to who’s really picking our pockets and how they do it. And that’s why we recommend The Idiot’s Guide to Smart People: ‘Money’. [This video is NSFW if the word sh!t or however smart people spell it is a bad word at your job. You do have a job, right?]

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Vi Hart makes a tortilla hexaflexagon for a Flex-Mex taco (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 9, 2014 Cultura
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YouTube hands-on math star Vi Hart makes a hexaflexagon tortilla for a delicious two-layer Flex-Mex taco. Kids: You CAN try this at home with a flour tortilla, a knife, guac, frijoles, pico de gallo and cheese and a little bit of patience and manual dexterity. Remember that doll that said, “Math is hard”? Forget that […]

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Everyone wins a World Cup of Everything Else (infographics)

by ALBERTO SOLAPIEDRA June 12, 2014 Cartoons
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If there were a World Cup for the Highest Percentage of Middle-Aged Unmarried Women Between 45 and 49, Brazil would win! ¡Ole! In the World Cup for the Futbol Team with the Most Twitter Followers, the winner is Selección Mexicana, @miseleccionmx on the Tuiter:

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Chemistry Cat presents ‘Guacamole for Science Nerds’

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 30, 2014 Cartoons
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Chemistry Cat knows how to make good guac. Add to his knowledge base here. PREVIOUSLY ON GUACAMOLE:

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Did Puerto Rican lawyers cause rise in bed-fall fatalities?

by Comic Saenz May 12, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from CAMBRIDGE, MASS) Did you know that the more lawyers there are in Puerto Rico, the more people die from falling out of their beds? That’s the startling statistical relationship discovered by the prestigious Harvard Law-school-based Spurious Correlations Institute, one of many recently revealed on their website.

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War on Christmas: ‘Scientifically-accurate Santa Claus’ (NSFW video)

by Soy Capitan December 20, 2013 Cartoons
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He’s white, of course, and flies all around the world in one night. Here’s how he does it!

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I could have been an astrophysicist, except I’m a Latina

by Elise Valderrama December 11, 2012 Cultura
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Back in October, Florida created a new set of educational policies which permits/expects blacks and Latinos to test lower on standardized tests than whites or Asian students.  Since they’re expected to test lower,  Florida thereby eliminates the  embarassing “achievement gap” and the white education bureaucrats can “stand their ground.” While we’re at it, why don’t we […]

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@MexicanMitt on the DNC: THAT CONVENTION ESUCKED!

by MEXICAN MITT ROMNEY September 7, 2012 El Now
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COMO CHINGA ESE OBAMA. If this Democratic convention was the FIESTA, then this yobs report is the CRUDA! There is no bowl of menudo big enough to cure the mess that Barack Obama has failed to clean up after the frat boy party thrown by George W. Bush. Whoops, never mind that I mentioned what’s-his-face. […]

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Rick Santorum’s Pocho Ocho political proposals

by Comic Saenz March 15, 2012 El Now
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Although many are shocked by presidential pretender Rick Santorum’s proposal to consider statehood for Puerto Rico if it drops Spanish and espeaks English, it turns out this idea is only the newest of his Brainfarts Brainstorms for America. Here are the Pocho Ocho: 8. Mexico’s Los Tigres del Norte will be offered citizenship if they lose […]

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