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eBay Auction For Old FBI Surveillance Van Ends Today

Have you ever wanted to own an undercover FBI van, complete with video and audio recording equipment, and even a toilet in the back for those long stakeouts? Now’s your chance. Read More >>

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NASA Uploads Hundreds of Rare Aircraft Films to YouTube

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center is currently in the process of uploading hundreds of extremely rare films to YouTube. And I’d advise you to stop reading if you want to get any work done today. Read More >>

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US Bans Travel to North Korea Starting Next Month According to News Leaked on Twitter

The US will reportedly ban Americans from travelling to North Korea starting in late August. The formal announcement of the ban isn’t scheduled for next week, but news of the decision just leaked on Twitter. Welcome to the 21st century, I guess. Read More >>

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Vintage Scifi Mag Galaxy Available For Free Online

Galaxy magazine was a pulpy, science fiction paradise from 1950 to 1980, publishing some of the most important futuristic voices of the 20th century—to say nothing of the amazing cover illustrations. And you can read hundreds of issues from its heyday online, all thanks to Archive.org. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Launches Mystery Website, X.com

Elon Musk just announced the launch of a new website, x.com. The billionaire founder of Tesla and SpaceX made the announcement on Twitter at 9:21 BST this morning. But so far there isn’t much to look at. The website is just a single letter X. Read More >>

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Andy Serkis Reading President Trump’s Tweets as Gollum is a Bit Too Perfect

Andy Serkis, the actor who played Gollum in the Lord of the Rings series, was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. And Colbert, a huge LOTR nerd, had Serkis read President Trump’s tweets on air. It’s honestly just too perfect. Read More >>

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This Photo of the Trump Sons is Totally Fake

Have you seen this photo of Donald Trump’s sons Donald Jr. and Eric? It made me do a double-take recently. But it’s not real. The photo has been altered to make the Trump brothers look like cartoon characters. Or something like that. Read More >>

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That Viral Photo of Putin is Totally Fake

Have you seen this viral photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin? It shows the authoritarian leader in the middle of an intense discussion between other world leaders at the G-20. But it’s completely fake. And the fakery has even inspired a meme. Read More >>

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Experts Cast Doubt on That New Photo Alleged to Show Amelia Earhart

The world is fascinated with a newly discovered photo that claims to show Amelia Earhart being held by the Japanese in 1937. That’s supposed to be her in the photo above with her back to the camera. The only problem is that experts at the US National Archives aren’t so sure about key assertions made in some of this week’s sensationalistic headlines. Read More >>

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Bomb Discovered In New York Turns Out To Be a Time Capsule

Construction crews in New York shut down a street in the Flatiron district yesterday after accidentally digging up a bomb. But they soon discovered that this bomb wasn’t filled with explosives. Surprisingly, the strange, metal artifact was filled with paper letters and photos. Yes, this bomb was actually a time capsule, originally buried in the 1980s. Read More >>

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New York Times Falls For That Fake North Korea Twitter Account

North Korea launched its first ICBM the other day, putting the world on the brink of nuclear war. But in the rush to get news printed, some journalists were a bit sloppy. The New York Times mistook a tweet from the North Korea parody account DPRK_News as real. And this isn’t the first time news outlets have been suckered by “news” from this Twitter account. Read More >>

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Iran Hit 53.7 Degrees Yesterday, Breaking Asia’s Heat Record For June

Iran broke the record for Asia’s highest temperature ever recorded during June yesterday. It was a scorching 53.7 degrees Celsius. The previous June record in Iran was 53 degrees. Read More >>

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This is What an ISIS Drone Workshop Looks Like

The Islamic State has increasingly used drones and other robotic IEDs against American, Iraqi, and civilian targets in Iraq. And as the Coalition fights its way through Mosul, troops are discovering workshops filled with crude but deadly robotics used to bomb people sometimes dozens of times per day. Read More >>

business
Jack Ma Predicts People Will Work Just 16 Hours Per Week by 2047

Jack Ma, the billionaire businessman and chairman of the Alibaba Group, believes that automation will help workers of the future enjoy more leisure time. In fact, he sees a future where people will be working just 16 hours per week by 2047. Read More >>

wtf
Robot Journalist Accidentally Reports on Earthquake from 1925

Yesterday, the Los Angeles Times reported on a 6.8 earthquake that struck Santa Barbara at 4:51pm. Which might be surprising to the people of Santa Barbara who didn’t feel anything. The big problem with the story? The earthquake happened in 1925. Read More >>