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SiriusXM is Gobbling Up Pandora for Just $3.5 Billion SiriusXM is Gobbling Up Pandora for Just $3.5 Billion

It was announced this morning that SiriusXM will acquire music streaming service Pandora in a deal worth $3.5 billion. SiriusXM is touting the acquisition as the creation of the world’s largest audio entertainment company.

Gun Activist Cody Wilson Released From Texas Jail After Posting Bond for Sex Assault of a Minor Charges Gun Activist Cody Wilson Released From Texas Jail After Posting Bond for Sex Assault of a Minor Charges

Cody Rutledge Wilson has been released from jail in Harris County, Texas after posting $150,000 bond on Sunday. Wilson, best known for publishing blueprints of 3D printed guns, has been charged with sexual assault after he allegedly paid $500 to a 16-year-old girl for sex. Police allege that Wilson met the girl on a…

The Real Story Behind That Viral Video of President Trump Hissing Like a Snake The Real Story Behind That Viral Video of President Trump Hissing Like a Snake

Have you seen that viral video of President Donald Trump hissing? It’s really weird. But it makes more sense if you see the original video. And after some sleuthing, we finally tracked it down.

Airline Passengers Bleed From Ears and Nose After Crew Forgets to Pressurize Cabin Airline Passengers Bleed From Ears and Nose After Crew Forgets to Pressurize Cabin

If you’re already nervous about flying, you may want to skip this story. Passengers on Jet Airways Flight 697 from Mumbai to Jaipur, India, recently had a terrifying experience after the flight crew forgot to pressurize the cabin. Dozens of passengers on the flight yesterday started bleeding from their ears and nose…

3D-Printed Gun Activist Accused of Child Sexual Assault Reportedly Arrested in Taiwan 3D-Printed Gun Activist Accused of Child Sexual Assault Reportedly Arrested in Taiwan

Gun rights activist Cody Wilson reportedly fled from Texas to Taiwan after getting tipped off that he was going to be charged for allegedly paying a 16-year-old girl $500 for sex. But now local news outlets in Taiwan report that he has been captured.

Facebook Now Reportedly ‘Reviewing’ Its Distinction Between White Nationalism and White Supremacy Facebook Now Reportedly ‘Reviewing’ Its Distinction Between White Nationalism and White Supremacy

Facebook’s internal policies allow users to advocate for white nationalism, but not white supremacy. What’s the difference? Facebook seems to believe that’s up for debate. But Facebook is reportedly reviewing its policies on white supremacy after outcry from civil rights groups.

3D-Printed Gun Activist Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault of a Child [Updated] 3D-Printed Gun Activist Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault of a Child [Updated]

Cody Rutledge Wilson, the 30-year-old Texas man who’s been fighting with the U.S. government to publish instructions for 3D-printed guns on the internet, was charged today with the sexual assault of a child. Wilson allegedly met the girl on a website called SugarDaddyMeet.com.

Wikipedia Editors Fight Over Whether to Include the President's Dick in Article About Nintendo's Toad Wikipedia Editors Fight Over Whether to Include the President's Dick in Article About Nintendo's Toad

Wikipedia is the place where we turn for information on topics large and small. And speaking of small, there’s currently a heated debate going on about whether to include the president’s penis on the Wikipedia page for the Nintendo character known as Toad. What a time to be alive.

North Korea Pledges to Dismantle One Nuclear Site If U.S. Takes 'Corresponding Measures' North Korea Pledges to Dismantle One Nuclear Site If U.S. Takes 'Corresponding Measures'

North Korea pledged to shut down one of its nuclear test sites in a meeting today between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. What does the North want in return? “Corresponding measures” from the United States. Unfortunately, we don’t know what that means yet.

Homeless Man Shaving on Train Goes Viral Because Humans Are Terrible and Social Media Was a Mistake Homeless Man Shaving on Train Goes Viral Because Humans Are Terrible and Social Media Was a Mistake

The world is a cruel place. And nobody knows that better than Anthony Torres, a 56-year-old man in New York who was recently the butt of jokes when a video of him shaving on a train went viral. Torres talked with the Associated Press and explained that he doesn’t have a home right now and had just spent a few days in…

Donald Trump Jr. Posts Fake Letter to Instagram Mocking Woman Allegedly Assaulted by Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Donald Trump Jr. Posts Fake Letter to Instagram Mocking Woman Allegedly Assaulted by Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Republicans have come up with a lot of excuses for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl when he was 17. Some say it never actually happened. Others say he shouldn’t be held accountable for something he did as a teenager. But still others seem to think that it’s all just…

America's Top Nazi Sued Warner Bros. for Libel in 1939 Because He Didn't Like the Movie Confessions of a Nazi Spy America's Top Nazi Sued Warner Bros. for Libel in 1939 Because He Didn't Like the Movie Confessions of a Nazi Spy

Fritz Kuhn was a despicable man. But he and his fellow Nazi followers in the United States thought he had a valuable reputation to protect. Which is why Kuhn sued Warner Bros. for libel in 1939 after the Hollywood studio released a film called Confessions of a Nazi Spy.

State Department Spent $52,000 on Motorized Curtains for Nikki Haley's Apartment State Department Spent $52,000 on Motorized Curtains for Nikki Haley's Apartment

The U.S. State Department’s budget has been slashed drastically under President Trump. But that hasn’t stopped some high-level people in government from living the high life. According to a new report, the State Department spent a whopping $52,701 on curtains for Nikki Haley’s Manhattan apartment last year.

Russian Poisoning Suspects Say They're Sports Nutrition Businessmen, Hope the 'Real Perpetrators' Are Caught [Updated] Russian Poisoning Suspects Say They're Sports Nutrition Businessmen, Hope the 'Real Perpetrators' Are Caught [Updated]

Two Russian men identified by British police as the perpetrators of a nerve agent attack on British soil insist that they’re innocent. They’ve been accused of acting as Russian intelligence agents and attacking a former double agent in Salisbury, but the two men say that they’re just regular businessmen who work in…

Old Predictions About Space Travel Can Be Super Depressing in 2018 Old Predictions About Space Travel Can Be Super Depressing in 2018

You’re probably familiar with the old sayings, “where’s my flying car?” and “where’s my jetpack?” But the most depressing question for plenty of space nerds from the 20th century might be, “where’s my vacation on the moon?” And I just got really depressed reading a paper from 1987 about the space travel advances we…

U.S. Officials Suspect Russian Involvement in Mystery Attacks Against American Diplomats in Cuba and China: Report U.S. Officials Suspect Russian Involvement in Mystery Attacks Against American Diplomats in Cuba and China: Report

What made U.S. diplomats in Cuba and China severely sick over the past two years? We still don’t know for sure. But U.S. officials now suspect that the Russian government might have had something to do with it. At least that’s the theory being floated by anonymous sources to NBC News.

Kids From the 1970s Had Some Adorable Ideas for the Year 1999 Kids From the 1970s Had Some Adorable Ideas for the Year 1999

Did you ever imagine what the future would be like when you were a kid? We all did. Some of us were obsessed with jetpacks and robots, while others dreamed of videophones and space travel. It was “all of the above” for two kids in Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania, who imagined what the futuristic world of 1999 would look…

Fake Military Recruitment Websites Seized by FTC for Selling Personal Info to For-Profit Schools Fake Military Recruitment Websites Seized by FTC for Selling Personal Info to For-Profit Schools

Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it seized nine copycat websites set up to look like U.S. military recruitment pages. The websites, including Army.com and Air-Force.com, encouraged potential recruits to hand over their personal contact information. But that data was then sold to for-profit schools…

DOJ Charges North Korean Spy Over Sony Hack and WannaCry Ransomware [Updated] DOJ Charges North Korean Spy Over Sony Hack and WannaCry Ransomware [Updated]

Today the U.S. Justice Department is expected to announce charges against Pak Jin Hyok, an alleged North Korean spy, in the 2014 cyberattack on Sony Pictures and the 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack. Pak is part of North Korea’s Reconnaissance General Bureau, a military intelligence group.

National Park Service Doctored Trump Inauguration Photos to Make Crowd Look Bigger: Report National Park Service Doctored Trump Inauguration Photos to Make Crowd Look Bigger: Report

President Trump’s former press secretary, Sean Spicer, famously insisted that the 2017 presidential inauguration crowd was the biggest ever. That, of course, was a lie. But Spicer eventually trotted out the photos to “prove” it. The part we didn’t know at the time? The White House had requested photos from the…

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