Seventy-five years after its release, Gone With The Wind is recognized as a Hollywood masterpiece. But when news first spread that Margaret Mitchell’s Civil War romance was to become a movie, David O. Selznick was accused of glorifying Southern racism.
If you’re a teetotaller, your friends have likely tried to convince you to taste red wine by swearing on its multiple health benefits. These benefits have been credited to a compound found in red wine: resveratrol. But claims for this compound have been a subject of major debate – while some argue that it can prevent cancer and promote heart health, others say there is no proof.
Despite all the miserable messages about a world spinning out of control and a government completely not up to the task of confronting tough problems, "a number of major government policies worked just fine."