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Journalists Start Using Drones to View Immigrant Detention Camps After Government Blocks Entry Journalists Start Using Drones to View Immigrant Detention Camps After Government Blocks Entry

Reporters are regularly being denied access to America’s concentration camps along the U.S.-Mexico border. And on the rare occasion when they’re allowed in, journalists aren’t permitted to take photos or record video. But some reporters are taking a new approach to the Trump regime’s obstruction. They’re using drones…

Facebook Fundraiser Raises Over $8 Million for Immigrants in America's Concentration Camps Facebook Fundraiser Raises Over $8 Million for Immigrants in America's Concentration Camps

A new fundraising campaign on Facebook has raised over $8 million to help immigrant families who are being placed in America’s concentration camps along the US-Mexico border. The fundraising goal started at just $1,500, but people are donating roughly $4,000 per minute since the campaign was first created on Saturday.…

American PR Professionals Helped Sell the Nazi Regime to the United States American PR Professionals Helped Sell the Nazi Regime to the United States

Rome wasn’t built in a day. And the Nazis didn’t exterminate 10 million people overnight. When we look for historical parallels to the current rise of fascism around the world, it’s important to remember how things became normalized in the past. And an old book about propaganda is a helpful tool in understanding how…

America's 'Detention Centers' Added to Wikipedia List of Concentration Camps [Updated] America's 'Detention Centers' Added to Wikipedia List of Concentration Camps [Updated]

The United States currently has over 100 concentration camps along the U.S.-Mexico border. The facilities have become controversial due to the Trump regime’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents—a policy that health care professionals explicitly call child abuse. And now Wikipedia, the user-edited…

Honey Smacks Cereal Added to the Growing List of Shit That Might Give You Salmonella Poisoning Honey Smacks Cereal Added to the Growing List of Shit That Might Give You Salmonella Poisoning

The Kellogg Company has announced that it’s recalling Honey Smacks cereal with “use by” dates between June 14, 2018 and June 14, 2019. The cereal has been linked to America’s current salmonella outbreak which currently affects at least 31 states and follows an announcement this week that consumers should avoid pre-cut…

Elon Musk's Boring Company Wins Bid to Build High-Speed Underground Rail in Chicago Elon Musk's Boring Company Wins Bid to Build High-Speed Underground Rail in Chicago

Elon Musk’s underground transportation business, The Boring Company, has won a bid to create an underground high-speed rail line from downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport. The company beat out at least four other developers for the project, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to make an official…

MPR Raccoon Reaches Roof After Climbing 23-Story Office Building, Becoming Internet Sensation MPR Raccoon Reaches Roof After Climbing 23-Story Office Building, Becoming Internet Sensation

The MPR Raccoon has safely made it to the roof. And if you have no idea what I’m talking about, you missed quite a day on Twitter yesterday.

President Trump Made a Fake Movie Trailer for Kim Jong Un with the Two Leaders as Heroes President Trump Made a Fake Movie Trailer for Kim Jong Un with the Two Leaders as Heroes

President Trump and Kim Jong Un had a historic private meeting earlier today in Singapore. And while we don’t know exactly what was said between the two men, we do know that Trump played a video for Kim on his iPad. The video was created to look like a Hollywood movie trailer and it’s honestly pretty bizarre.

Did Charlie Chaplin Invent the Distracted Boyfriend Meme? Did Charlie Chaplin Invent the Distracted Boyfriend Meme?

If you spend too much online, you’re probably familiar with the “distracted boyfriend” meme. It shows a man checking out a woman on the street while his partner looks on in disgust. Meme makers typically put text on each of the three characters to highlight attention being given to something unimportant at the expense…

Bitcoin Price Plunges After Hack of South Korean Exchange, Down 53 Percent Since December Bitcoin Price Plunges After Hack of South Korean Exchange, Down 53 Percent Since December

It’s hard out there for people who play with imaginary money. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies plunged over the weekend after it was revealed that a South Korean exchange, Coinrail, was hacked. Roughly $42 billion of market value was destroyed in the sell-off, and Bitcoin has lost over 50 percent of its worth since…

Trump Regime Says Obamacare Shouldn't Protect People With Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Trump Regime Says Obamacare Shouldn't Protect People With Pre-Existing Medical Conditions

The U.S. Justice Department made an unusual argument to a federal court last night, claiming that Obamacare’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions are unconstitutional. Roughly 1 in 4 Americans have pre-existing conditions that would make it difficult to buy insurance without those protections.…

Homeland Security Wants New Powers to Surveil and Destroy Drones in U.S. Airspace Homeland Security Wants New Powers to Surveil and Destroy Drones in U.S. Airspace

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is asking Congress to pass new legislation that would expand the agency’s power to surveil, research, and attack drones in U.S. airspace. Hayley Chang, DHS deputy general counsel, testified yesterday that there are a number of things that DHS “can’t do currently” because of…

What Happened to All the Zeppelins?

You’ve seen video of the Hindenburg disaster in New Jersey from that flame-filled day in 1937. But what about the zeppelins that didn’t crash? How did they work and what did people imagine they would do to revolutionize air travel?

This 1966 Article About 'Computer Danger' Predicted a Bleak Future of Bank Crimes and Info Leaks This 1966 Article About 'Computer Danger' Predicted a Bleak Future of Bank Crimes and Info Leaks

When it comes to high-tech surveillance, identity theft, and financial crimes, humanity lives in a hell of its own making. Technology here in the second decade of the 21st century has created a world where our personal information is constantly getting exposed. And for what benefit? The “convenience” of being able to…

Paul Manafort Learns That Encrypting Messages Doesn't Matter If the Feds Have a Warrant to Search Your iCloud Account Paul Manafort Learns That Encrypting Messages Doesn't Matter If the Feds Have a Warrant to Search Your iCloud Account

Federal prosecutors have accused Paul Manafort of witness tampering, alleging that he used WhatsApp and Telegram in an attempt to coordinate his testimony with old business associates. Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, may have thought that he was being sneaky by using encrypted chat apps, but Manafort…

Russian State TV Photoshops an Awkward Smile on Kim Jong Un's Face [Updated] Russian State TV Photoshops an Awkward Smile on Kim Jong Un's Face [Updated]

Russia-1 aired a segment yesterday about Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s recent meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. But one part of the news broadcast was pretty weird. Take a look at Kim’s face in the screenshot on the left. Kim has been photoshopped to look like he’s smiling. And it’s not even a…

Facebook Officially Less Popular with American Teens Than Instagram and Snapchat Facebook Officially Less Popular with American Teens Than Instagram and Snapchat

It’s official. Facebook is no longer number one with teens. A new study from the Pew Research Center found that just 51 percent of Americans from 13 to 17-years-old say they use Facebook. That’s down from 71 percent in 2015. Those same teens now use Instagram (72 percent) and Snapchat (69 percent) to connect online.…

Roseanne Blames Ambien for Her Racism, Then Deletes the Tweet [Updated] Roseanne Blames Ambien for Her Racism, Then Deletes the Tweet [Updated]

Roseanne Barr’s show was canceled yesterday after she tweeted a racist joke against a former advisor to President Obama. She even threatened to quit Twitter after the incident. But Barr is more active of the site than ever, retweeting supposed hypocrisy by Disney, and even partially blaming the sleep drug Ambien for…

How 1960s Film Pirates Sold Movies Before the FBI Came Knocking How 1960s Film Pirates Sold Movies Before the FBI Came Knocking

It was a Friday evening in 1975, and Woody Wise was driving from Los Angeles to Palm Springs, with his two kids in the car. He had picked them up from school in a rush, but they weren’t going on vacation. They were hiding out from the FBI.

Papua New Guinea to Block Facebook for a Month, Might Launch State-Run Alternative Papua New Guinea to Block Facebook for a Month, Might Launch State-Run Alternative

Papua New Guinea, a nation of over 8 million, has announced that it will shut down Facebook for a month. The PNG government says that the shutdown will give it time to assess the spread of objectionable content on the site like porn and fake news. The government also said that it’s exploring the creation of its own…

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