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7 GIFs of Elon Musk Having a Normal One on 60 Minutes 7 GIFs of Elon Musk Having a Normal One on 60 Minutes

Did you catch Elon Musk on 60 Minutes last night? It was weird, to say the least. The billionaire founder of SpaceX and Tesla said that he didn’t respect the SEC, that his Twitter habits are normal, and that reports of dangerous conditions at Tesla are all part of a conspiracy to unionize the company.

How Did Mary Queen of Scots Send Secret Messages?

Mary Queen of Scots, the controversial 16th century royalty, met a rather (spoiler alert) grisly end. And it all had to do with a cracked code. But how did Mary actually send her secret messages—the ones that she ultimately lost her head over?

Everything That Happened With Huawei While You Were Sleeping Everything That Happened With Huawei While You Were Sleeping

Huawei’s chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on behalf of the U.S. last weekend and the incident grabbed the global spotlight after the arrest was revealed publicly on Wednesday night. Meng was apprehended for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions against Iran, but we won’t officially hear the…

China Demands Release of Huawei Executive Arrested in Canada on Behalf of the U.S. China Demands Release of Huawei Executive Arrested in Canada on Behalf of the U.S.

Today the Chinese government called for the release of Meng Wanzhou, an executive at Chinese electronics maker Huawei after she was arrested in Canada last weekend while transferring flights. Meng reportedly faces extradition to the U.S. for allegedly violating American sanctions against Iran.

Telescope Hobbyist Gets 2 Years in Prison for DDoS Attack on Astronomy Website Telescope Hobbyist Gets 2 Years in Prison for DDoS Attack on Astronomy Website

It’s disorienting enough to have you seeing stars. David Chesley Goodyear, a 44-year-old man from El Segundo, California, has been sentenced to 26 months in prison for a cyberattack against the world’s largest astronomy forum, Cloudy Nights. Goodyear was apparently angry about getting banned from the website.

Russia Shows Off New Laser Weapon After U.S. Threatens to Pull Out of Missile Treaty Russia Shows Off New Laser Weapon After U.S. Threatens to Pull Out of Missile Treaty

Russian state media published video earlier today of its latest laser weapons system, the Peresvet. The move comes just a day after the U.S. said it would likely pull out of a key arms treaty between the two countries, and the timing of the video’s release doesn’t appear to be a coincidence.

These Were the Jobs of the Future, According to Experts in 1988 These Were the Jobs of the Future, According to Experts in 1988

Making predictions is hard, we all know that. But there’s one field where prediction can be even more difficult than prognostication about the houses we’ll be living in and the cars we’ll drive—the kinds of jobs we’ll have. Experts are always trying to figure out where society is heading and trying to determine what…

Amazon Promised Drone Delivery in Five Years... Five Years Ago Amazon Promised Drone Delivery in Five Years... Five Years Ago

On December 1, 2013, Americans watched a segment on 60 Minutes about Amazon’s plans to deliver packages by drone in just “four or five years.” Well, it’s officially been five years. And Amazon’s failure to make drone delivery a reality is a great reminder that PR promises from big tech companies are often not worth…

Nigerian President Says He's Not a Clone Which Is Probably Something a Clone Would Say Nigerian President Says He's Not a Clone Which Is Probably Something a Clone Would Say

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is not a clone. At least he says he’s not a clone. Buhari made the assertion in a Facebook post on Sunday to counter rumors that he actually died and was secretly replaced by a lookalike. Which is exactly what a clone would say, right? I mean, come on. That’s textbook clone behavior.

Troops Deployed at the US-Mexico Border Send Video Greetings to Their Families on Thanksgiving Troops Deployed at the US-Mexico Border Send Video Greetings to Their Families on Thanksgiving

President Donald Trump deployed over 5,800 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border in the lead up to the 2018 midterm elections. Why? The president insisted that a caravan of dangerous immigrants was going to “invade” America. It was all bullshit, of course. In reality, the people walking from Central America through Mexico…

Who Helped Give $1.2 Million to President Trump's New Acting Attorney General? Who Helped Give $1.2 Million to President Trump's New Acting Attorney General?

When President Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this month, people started looking more closely at the man who was appointed to take his place, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. And the closer you look, the worse it looks, especially as new questions are raised over roughly $1.2 million that…

Ryan Zinke Says 'Radical Environmentalists' Are to Blame For the Wildfire That's Killed 79 People Ryan Zinke Says 'Radical Environmentalists' Are to Blame For the Wildfire That's Killed 79 People

Americans of all political persuasions are rushing to blame the devastating Camp Fire on their political foes, but Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke would like everyone to take a deep breath and calm down... and recognize that “radical environmentalists” are to blame.

The Police of the Future Were Going to Soar Over Traffic to Save Lives The Police of the Future Were Going to Soar Over Traffic to Save Lives

In the 1950s and 60s, Americans were fascinated by the idea of flying cars and jetpacks that would let people soar above the traffic. But it wasn’t just the average commuter who was supposed to benefit from these space-age technologies. Emergency responders like police and ambulances were going to take to the skies to…

Finns Mock President Trump by Posting 'Forest Raking' Photos Online Finns Mock President Trump by Posting 'Forest Raking' Photos Online

President Donald Trump stood near the charred remains of Paradise, California on Saturday (he called it “Pleasure”) and said that Finland doesn’t have problems with destructive wildfires because that country “rakes” the forest. No one, including the president of Finland, had any idea what Trump was talking about. But…

North Korea Brags About New 'Ultramodern' Weapons Test North Korea Brags About New 'Ultramodern' Weapons Test

North Korean state media announced today that the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, recently oversaw tests of a “newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon.” The new report is extremely light on details, but it’s a reminder that very little has actually changed in the U.S.-North Korea relationship since President Donald…

Japan's New Head of Cybersecurity Has Never Used a Computer Japan's New Head of Cybersecurity Has Never Used a Computer

Yoshitaka Sakurada, Japan’s new cybersecurity minister, has never used a computer. Not even once. But he insists that his lack of real-world experience doesn’t have a negative impact on his job. Seriously.

Facebook Promoted Anti-Soros Conspiracy Theory to Counter Critics of Its Garbage Platform: Report [Updated] Facebook Promoted Anti-Soros Conspiracy Theory to Counter Critics of Its Garbage Platform: Report [Updated]

Facebook has been exposed as utter garbage yet again. The company allegedly hired a political research firm to spread a conspiracy theory about its critics. And yes, the conspiracy theory reportedly involves George Soros.

Comcast to Pay $700,000 in Refunds Over Hidden Fees Comcast to Pay $700,000 in Refunds Over Hidden Fees

Comcast will cancel the debts of more than 20,000 customers and pay back $700,000 in Massachusetts as part of a settlement with the state’s Attorney General over deceptive advertising. Back in 2015 and early 2016, the cable giant advertised a $99 lock-in rate for plans that didn’t include equipment costs and had…

Detective Pikachu Got Remixed With the Voice of Alex Jones and It Just Feels Right Somehow Detective Pikachu Got Remixed With the Voice of Alex Jones and It Just Feels Right Somehow

The trailer for the new Detective Pikachu movie caused a lot of controversy when it first hit the internet on Monday. Ryan Reynolds voices the yellow pocket monster and people are having feelings about that choice. But one Twitter user has now fixed the movie by adding exactly what this film needs: The voice of…

This Deep-Sea Fisherman Is Still Posting His Discoveries and OH GOD THE TEETH WHY DOES IT HAVE TEETH This Deep-Sea Fisherman Is Still Posting His Discoveries and OH GOD THE TEETH WHY DOES IT HAVE TEETH

Back in 2016, we introduced you to the photos of Roman Fedortsov, a deep-sea fisherman who posts his discoveries to Twitter and Instagram. The monsters he pulls from the deep are horrifying, to say the least. So it seems like a good time to check back in with Fedorstov’s social media.

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