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Facebook Belatedly Bans All Trade in Historical Artifacts After Becoming Global Black Market Hub

Facebook has finally said it would now prohibit the sale of all historical artifacts due to rampant black market trade in looted antiquities on the site, per the New York Times – a problem the social media company has known about for years. Read More >>

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North Korea’s Powerful New Missile Tech May Have Been Smuggled From Ukraine

In the last few months, North Korea’s ability to launch a warhead beyond its backyard has improved exponentially. Its rapid development of intercontinental ballistic missile tech has left many confused. Now a researcher at the International Institute for Strategic Studies claims he might have solved the mystery. North Korea may have received its new souped up ICBM tech from a factory in the Ukraine, and it probably did so very illegally. Read More >>

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Chinese Scalpers Created a Black Market for Genius Bar Appointments

The Apple Store is a hectic place in China, so hectic that if you try to go in for a repair without an appointment, you can expect to wait all day. No big deal. This is what the black market for Genius Bar appointments is for. Read More >>

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The Subtitles of Chinese Bootleg Movies Are Even More Unbelievably Hilarious Than We Thought

When we saw the subtitles of a bootleg copy of The Avengers, we couldn't believe how outrageous they were. The subtitles butchered the English language to the point that it felt like a whole different movie. Turns out, a lot of bootleg movies have subtitles that bad. Just check these out. Read More >>

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Watching a Chinese Bootleg Copy of The Avengers with Subtitles Is Unbelievably Hilarious

Some movies need to be seen in cinemas, on the biggest screen you can find. Some movies need to be at least seen in home theatres, on the most comfortable sofa you own. No movie should be seen using a black market copy with subtitles that butcher the English language like this Avengers movie. Read More >>

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Used Cooking Oil is a Hot Property on the Black Market. Seriously.

People resort to the black market for all sorts of stolen goods: phones, watches, cars, babies. But used cooking oil? According to the Washington Post, that's a thing too. Read More >>