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Florida Man Accidentally Destroys at Least 10 Homes While Burning Books

If you’re looking to get rid of old books, there are plenty of places to donate them. Unfortunately, a man in Florida didn’t know that and has destroyed between 10 to 15 homes in a fire that’s still raging in Nassau County. Read More >>

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A Middle Eastern Airline Is Mocking Trump’s Electronics Ban on Twitter

Starting this week, anyone flying on Royal Jordanian’s routes to the United States from cities like Amman won’t be allowed to bring any electronic device bigger than a smartphone into the cabin. And Royal Jordanian is expressing its displeasure with some next-level subtweets. Read More >>

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Fortune Cites Fake Telegram From McDonald’s to President Nixon That Says ‘Retire Bitch’ 

Last week, the McDonald’s Twitter account got into a bit of trouble when it sent a tweet to President Trump calling him a “disgusting excuse for a president.” We still don’t know what happened (McDonald’s said its account was “compromised”) but Fortune magazine noted that it wasn’t the first time that McDonald’s had been aggressive against a sitting president. Read More >>

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North Korea Has a Hard Time Getting One Up

North Korea was pretty proud of itself earlier this month when it was able to perform four times in a single day. But much of that enthusiasm has waned overnight as North Korea has found it hard to get one up. Read More >>

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Remember That Adorable Turtle That Had 1,000 Coins Removed From Her Stomach? She’s Dead Now.

Remember that story about a turtle in Thailand, nicknamed Piggy Bank, that had almost 1,000 coins removed from her stomach? The turtle that tourists used to feed coins hoping for good luck, before vets saved her, pulling out 11 pounds of coins? Well, she’s dead now. Read More >>

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US Bans Electronic Devices on Flights From 8 Muslim Countries in ‘Muslim Ban by a Thousand Cuts’

A former Trump administration official has called it “a Muslim ban by a thousand cuts.” And another slice was taken this morning. Read More >>

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9 Nuclear Explosion GIFs That Will Come in Handy During the Trump Era

President Trump has said that he wants a new nuclear arms race. And with more nuclear weapons in the world, there’s bound to be an accident sooner or later. At least that’s what the experts keep telling us. And when we inevitably descend into nuclear war, you don’t want to be caught without the proper GIFs. But don’t worry, Gizmodo has got you covered. Read More >>

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Jeff Bezos, Aspiring Supervillain, Tests Out Gigantic Robot Suit

What would you do if you were a billionaire? Elon Musk is trying to get to Mars. Peter Thiel wants to live forever. And Jeff Bezos, well, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos apparently wants to rule the world in a gigantic robot. At least that’s the impression you might get from the photos and video taken yesterday. Read More >>

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Trump’s Crazy British Spy Scenario Actually Happened Once Before, in 1983

President Trump claims that the GCHQ were spying on him at President Obama’s request—a substantial charge to be making of an American ally, let alone a former president, without any proof. But do you want to hear a dirty little secret about Trump’s allegations? An identical scenario to the one Trump describes actually happened in the 1980s. Read More >>

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Sean Spicer Reportedly Apologises to Britain For Talking Shit

Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary and occasional Easter Bunny, went on national TV yesterday and said that President Obama used British intelligence sources to spy on Donald Trump. GCHQ responded with a rare public statement flatly denying the charge. And now Spicer has reportedly apologised personally to the British intel agency. Read More >>

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Rare Nuclear Test Films Saved, Declassified, and Uploaded to YouTube

From 1945 until 1962, the United States conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests — the kind with the big mushroom cloud and all that jazz. Above-ground nuke testing was banned in 1963, but there are thousands of films from those tests that have just been rotting in secret vaults around the country. But starting today you can see many of them on YouTube. Read More >>

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Facebook Pulls Major Boner, Marks InfoWars Articles as ‘Spam’ Instead of ‘Bullshit’

Facebook is embroiled in another embarrassing scandal. It appears that some users who post InfoWars articles to the social networking site are noticing that it’s being marked as “spam.” As everyone knows, content from InfoWars isn’t “spam,” it’s “bullshit.” Read More >>

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Twitter Accounts Hacked with Swastikas Through Third Party App ‘Twitter Counter’

A number of Twitter accounts, including major brands and institutions are getting hijacked right now. Everyone from Duke University, to major fast food outlets, to Nike Spain are getting hacked with a swastika and a reference to April 16th, a date when a referendum will be held in Turkey to give President Erdogan more power. Read More >>

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The Story Behind That JFK Quote About Destroying the CIA

John F. Kennedy campaigning in Indiana on October 5, 1960 (Photo by Sven Walnum)
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Music Memorabilia Time Capsule Opened Prematurely, Which Is No Big Deal Because It Happens to a Lot of Guys

A secret time capsule was recently discovered under the floor boards of a historic dance hall in Tulsa. The capsule was filled with some very cool music memorabilia, including vinyl records, Elvis playing cards, and unused Rolling Stones concert tickets. But it was opened a little prematurely. Which is totally fine, and happens to a lot of guys, I’m told. Read More >>