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Infinite Elizabeth Holmes

Last night I saw HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her company/cult, Theranos. It's very good and surprisingly unsettling. Here's an infinitely looping GIF of Ms. Holmes looking at you. Read the rest “Infinite Elizabeth Holmes”

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Business systematically videos people getting towed from its parking lot

The parking spot has "NO PARKING" and tow-warning signs, and is so notorious for enforcement that legitmate customers tell anyone parking their car there what is going to happen. This is all being filmed, from 60 angles, by people who have seen it happen many times before. Because they are the people who make it ...

The worst toy: Flushin’ Frenzy

Flushin' Frenzy [Amazon] is a toy wherein you push a plunger until a **** pops up. All the fun of clearing out a blocked toilet! The game's tagline is "**** there it is!"

Game night just got gross - in the best way!

Flushin' Frenzy makes being a plumber fun! Push the toilet handle to ...

Man films suspected burglar working on his front door, then opens it

Guy tries to rob house but the owner is there from r/PublicFreakout

In this video of a resident quietly filming a man trying to pick his front door lock, the stellar direction makes it. It's Coen-esque, almost, from the indisinct peephole shot to the pathetic excuses the allegeable burglar made after the ...

Crowbar-wielding unicorn raids Maryland store for cash and cigarettes

A unicorn armed with a crowbar robbed a convenience store near Baltimore, say police, then fled.

Police say the suspect had fled in a silver car. They located what appeared to be the same car after it had wrecked. No other cars were involved in the wreck. Police say two people involved in the crash ...

Man jailed after boasting of pelican abuse

Meet William Hunter Hardesty. Hardesty posted video of himself "manhandling and jumping on top of" a pelican in Key West, boasted about it to other vacationers, and ended up charged with animal cruelty.

Florida investigators were not amused, and the FWC issued a 10-page warrant for his arrest on charges of animal cruelty to a ...

Chickens **** fox

A fox got trapped in a coop and the chickens fucken murdered it.

The unusual incident in Brittany took place after the fox entered the coop with 3,000 hens through an automatic hatch door which closed immediately.

"There was a herd instinct and they attacked him with their beaks," said Pascal Daniel, head of farming at ...

Airline pilots have been complaining for months about Boeing’s deathliner

With the European Union grounding the 737 MAX, North America is one of the last places on Earth you can get a ride on Boeing's deathliner. Despite the brand-new jet's disturbingly similar crashes and hundreds of dead travelers, the FAA and U.S.-based carriers insist it's safe to fly. Several airline pilots disagree.

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Stockholm bus explosion caught on dashcam

No-one was killed in the bus, which was empty of passengers, but the driver suffered serious burns. The explosion was caused by a "traffic accident," say authorities; the vehicle runs on natural gas, the tank is on the roof, and it tried to enter a low tunnel. Read the rest

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Man, angry at likeness being used to show that hipsters all look the same, learns it’s not him in the photo

A man was angry that a photo of him was used to illustrate the claim that hipsters all look alike. But when he threatened to sue the magazine, he learned that the photo was of a different person.

The story in the MIT Technology Review detailed a study about the so-called hipster effect — ...