6 Terrible Stereotypes (That Came From Positive Things)

January 25, 2018

You probably assume that every slur and negative stereotype sprang from the minds of history’s most bigoted people, like that time Sir Misogynist invented sexism whole cloth in 1204. But history is more nuanced than that. Sometimes innovations, positive trends, and good intentions end up harming the exact people they were supposed to help. Take how … You could find them if you knew the right signs. Usually she’d be…

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‘Ice Maiden’ team celebrates ski record

January 24, 2018

Image copyright British Army Image caption The women left Heathrow on the 25 October The group was expected to take between 75 and 90 days, with the women tackling winds of up to 60mph and temperatures reaching as low as -40C. Report End of Twitter post by @RoyalFamily The soldiers also received congratulations from Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson. He said: “They are an inspiration to us all and are role…

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Can You Escape From Hell?

January 24, 2018

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Keep driving. Swerve. Drive head-on into Martin Scorsese. Uh-oh. Looks like Marty isn’t getting it. Shout at Martin Scorsese to get out of the road. Swerve. Drive head-on into Martin Scorsese. “Do you know about any good restaurants in NYC?” Shout at Martin Scorsese to get out of the road. Swerve. Start Over But you do. You’re in Hell now. “Hell is where people…

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Kids were asked about Trump’s first year in office. Hilarious, brutal honesty ensued.

January 24, 2018

Jimmy Kimmel wanted to know what kids thought about President Donald Trump’s first year in office. So he asked. “Trump’s approval ratings, according to the polls that were released today, is at 37%, which isn’t great,” the host of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” explained in a segment that aired Jan. 18, 2018. “But that was a poll of adults. I wanted to see what kids thought of his first year in…

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Cape Town Will Run Out Of Water In Fewer Than 100 Days

January 23, 2018

With fewer than 95 days left before they run dry, Cape Town might become the first major city in the world to run out of water. The coastal South African city has been battling droughts for nearly three years, amounting to the worst one in their history. It’s now seriously reaching crunch time. With little rain on the horizon, the city has now ordered its 3.7 million residents to drastically…

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Guy Left Confused After He Notices His Tinder Match Is Standing In His Bathroom

January 23, 2018

If you have ever used Tinder (or, the internet in general really) then you’ll be familiar with how quickly things can get a bit strange. It’s the place where the weird and wonderful people of this world congregate, with mixed results. But what do you expect when you blend complete strangers together? Amalgamating anonymous users was always going to present unique stories – such as the following tale, involving two…

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January 22, 2018

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Rules Are Rules: Pope Francis Has Been Evicted From The Vatican For Owning A Cat In Violation Of His Lease Agreement

January 22, 2018

Welp, Pope Francis really goofed it on this one. The head of the Catholic Church may be one of the most celebrated and influential public figures in the world, but even he has to abide by a certain set of rules, and it looks like he’s learning that the hard way: Pope Francis has been evicted from the Vatican for owning a cat in direct violation of his lease agreement….

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SIREN: Democrats have now won 34 Republican state legislative seats since Trump became president

January 22, 2018

(CNN)On Tuesday night, it happened again. It’s not just Wisconsin. In Virginia, Democrats flipped 15 Republican seats in the November 2017 election. A 16th seat ended tied but Republicans retained control after their candidate won a drawing of lots. In Oklahoma — not exactly a Democratic-friendly state — Democrats nonetheless picked up three GOP-held state legislative seats last year. In New Hampshire, two GOP seats flipped in September. It’s not…

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5 Heartbreaking Side Effects Of The Opioid Crisis In America

January 21, 2018

People have been getting loaded ever since Julius Wine ate all those bad grapes, and we’re mostly OK with it. Sure, we have that War on Drugs business, but as long as dealers aren’t shooting each other within our immediate vicinity, we tend to put our heads in the sand about the whole matter. But prescription opioid painkillers, our latest drug epidemic, are a different beast entirely, affecting everyone from…

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Hulu is snapping up all your favorite shows from the ’90s

January 21, 2018

Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle, George Clooney, Anthony Edwards, Sherry Stringfield, and Noah Wyle in a promotional still for the first season of ER.Image: NBC via Getty Images If you’re looking for another excuse to avoid going outside, Hulu just dropped a great one right onto your screen. The company has just brought ER to its streaming service (or any streaming service) for the first time ever – all 15…

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Twitter Tried to Curb Abuse. Now It Has to Handle the Backlash

January 20, 2018

Conservative activist James O’Keefe has returned. In a series of illicitly filmed videos with current and former Twitter employees, the right-wing provocateur claims to have exposed partisan bias at the social network. The offensive may have been inevitable. While O'Keefe's Project Veritas has mostly focused on the media and liberal institutions, recent moves by platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to more aggressively moderate user content have left them exposed…

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Truck Driver Spots RV Rocking at a Gas StationThen a Scared Girl Peeks Out the Window

January 20, 2018

ShareTweet A truck driver in Virginia is being hailed a hero after he blew the whistle on a morbid situation that rescued a starved and battered 20-year-old sex slave at a gas station. YouTube Kevin Kimmel was parked at a Pilot gas station outside of Richmond, Virginia when he noticed an RV parked with black drapes covering the windows. “I saw what looked like a young girl looking out the…

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Apple Gives Employees $2,500 Bonuses After New Tax Law

January 19, 2018

Apple Inc. told employees Wednesday that it’s issuing a bonus of $2,500 worth of restricted stock units, following the introduction of the new U.S. tax law, according to people familiar with the matter. The iPhone maker will begin issuing stock grants to most employees worldwide in the coming months, said the people, who asked not to be identified because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly. The move comes on the…

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5 Organizations That Can Literally Just Take Our Money Already

January 18, 2018

Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the world is literally crumbling around us and it’s time to cut back on skinny vanilla lattes with no whip and put your money towards things that actually matter. The good news is that after you donate you can brag to your friend about how you’re like, a really good person. Also you can help people and the world. That is…

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Tech’s Latest Innovation Looks A Lot Like a Social Club

January 18, 2018

Last weekend, 150 of tech’s most gifted engineers traveled to an Arizona resort to spend three days at an event that, despite having never happened before, is called Reunion. The group ranged from the semi-famous, like PayPal founder Max Levchin and Microsoft chief technology officer Kevin Scott, to the spectacularly promising, like Stanford junior Nancy Xu. There were a few panels, some company presentations, and a smattering of horseback rides…

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It’s the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech

January 18, 2018

For most of modern history, the easiest way to block the spread of an idea was to keep it from being mechanically disseminated. Shutter the news­paper, pressure the broad­cast chief, install an official censor at the publishing house. Or, if push came to shove, hold a loaded gun to the announcer’s head. This actually happened once in Turkey. It was the spring of 1960, and a group of military officers…

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Senator Calls Trumps Denial of Shithole Comment Not True

January 17, 2018

A key Democratic senator who was at the Oval Office meeting on immigration said President Donald Trump’s denial that he called Haiti and African nations “shithole countries” is “not true” and that Trump made the “vile and racist” comments. “He said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist,” Senator Dick Durbin, of Illinois, who was at the meeting, told reporters Friday morning. “I cannot believe that in the history of…

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Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers

January 17, 2018

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant comes through TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for Dreamers. The organization, which is less than four years old, says this is the largest grant it has ever received. In partnership with more…

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19 Gruesome Facts About The Real Life Boogeyman Known As The Beast Of Jersey

January 16, 2018

The Beast of Jersey Paisnel was eventually convicted of 13 counts of assault, rape and sodomy (though more than 100 claim some kind of assault at his hands) and received a sentence of 30 years in prison. He served only 19 years and was released after being a “model prisoner”. He had to move off the island of Jersey because the community didn’t want him there and he died on…

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