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Trump Orders Government to Stop Work on Y2K Bug, 17 Years Later
Y2K
Bloomberg | Seventeen years after the Year 2000 bug came and went, the federal government will finally stop preparing for it. The Trump administration announced Thursday that it would eliminate dozens of paperwork requirements for...
Pakistan Hands Down First-Ever Death Sentence For Blaspheming On Facebook
Keyboard
ZeroHedge | A Pakistani counter-terrorism court just handed down the first death penalty for blaspheming on social media on Sunday, according to Reuters. The ruling is the latest step in an intensifying crackdown on dissent on...
Brave Police Save Town From Man Selling Veggies
Vegetables
TheDailyBell | It is the simplest, most basic aspect of life: you need food, so you grow some vegetables. If you have extra you sell them on a street corner to your neighbors, and if you live in California you get arrested for it....
Texas Democrat Threatens To Kill Republican On Legislative Floor After He Called ICE On Protesting Illegal Immigrants
SHTFPlan | We’ve repeatedly warned that the division festering among the Left and Right could soon lead to violence across America and the real possibility of a civil war. Earlier this year we reported that Anti-Fascist groups...
Ancestry.com takes DNA ownership rights from customers and their relatives
Test Tubes
Medium.com | Don’t use the AncestryDNA testing service without actually reading the Ancestry.com Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. According to these legal contracts, you still own your DNA, but so does Ancestry.com. The family...
EpiPen maker faces revolt over exec's $98 million pay package
Epipen
CNN-Money | Institutional Shareholder Services, a shareholder advisory firm, took the rare step of urging investors to oust all of Mylan's existing directors. ISS chastised the Mylan board for "multiple egregious pay decisions" and...
Thai man jailed for 35 years for insulting monarchy in harshest sentence yet
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ChannelNewsAsia | BANGKOK: Thailand's military court delivered its harshest sentence ever for insulting the monarchy on Friday, jailing a man for 35 years, rights groups said. Vichai Thepwong, 34, a former insurance salesman, was...
The incredible moment newborn stuns midwives as she ‘starts walking minutes after being born’
News.com.au | THIS is the incredible moment a newborn baby girl shocks nurses by appearing to walk just minutes after she was born at a hospital in Brazil. The video, which was uploaded to social media on Friday has stunned viewers...
Montana Republican candidate charged with assault on journalist
Reuters | MISSOULA, Mont. (Reuters) - A Montana Republican running for the U.S. Congress has been charged with assaulting a reporter hours before polls were to open on Thursday for a special election that could test U.S....
The Bizarre Story Behind the FBI’s Fake Documentary About the Bundy Family
Bundy
TheIntercept | Ryan Bundy seemed uneasy as he settled into a white leather chair in a private suite at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. As the eldest son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who had become a national figure for his armed...
Police Reports Blame United Passenger for Injuries He Sustained While Dragged Off Flight
United Airlines
Time.com | Dr. David Dao, whose forcible removal from an overbooked United Airlines flight unleashed a PR maelstrom for the carrier, was "aggressive" and "flailing his arms" as he fought with officers. That's according to incident...
Mad scientists create a chicken that has a dinosaur face in shocking new experiment
Genetics
NaturalNews | Could we soon be living in a world where Jurassic Park is a real thing? It appears scientists learned nothing from that rather foreboding film, as a team of researchers at Yale University have managed to create chickens...
Beijing marathon to use facial recognition in cheating crackdown
Beijing
Telegraph.co.uk | Organisers of a marathon in Beijing are taking a ‘great leap’ in the fight against cheats – using facial recognition to stop impostors in their tracks. Marathon running is booming in China, where more than 300 races...
Teenagers think Google is cool, study by Google finds
Google
TheGuardian | Today’s teenagers think Google and Google brands are cool, research funded by Google has found. Google published “It’s Lit: A guide to what teens think is cool”, a “magazine” compiling the results of its research into...
1,600 people have mysteriously gone missing in public parks
Missing 411
NaturalNews | Former law enforcement officer and founder of the CanAm Missing project, David Paulides believes that around 1,600 people who have vanished in various National Parks fit certain criteria, forming “chilling new patterns...
Oregon Man Fined $500 for Criticizing Red-light Cameras
Institute for Justice | Running red lights can get you a ticket. But in Oregon, you can be fined just for talking about it. Mats Järlström learned this first-hand last year when the state of Oregon fined him $500 for publicly suggesting that...
Watchdog slams UN for appointing Saudi Arabia to women rights body
Saudi Arabia
ParsToday | A human rights watchdog group has lashed out at the United Nations for appointment of Saudi Arabia as a member of a committee on gender equality, despite Riyadh’s massive discrimination against women. “Saudi...
VR Binge-Viewing World Record Set at 50 Hours
VR
Variety | Two massively sleep-deprived and disoriented New Yorkers have landed the first Guinness World Record for a nonstop VR-viewing marathon at 50 hours. The duo were holed up in a West Village apartment starting at 8:45 a.m...