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Today in "that sounds nice," a group of biologists studying termite colonies in southern Japan have discovered all-female colonies that function perfectly without even a single male termite being involved. 

The lady termites, which reproduce asexually, appear to have been descended from mixed sex colonies but at some point decided that enough was enough and branched out to create new colonies where it`s girls` night every night. And day. Forever. 

Besides the obvious advantage of everyone remembering to put the toilet seat down and a presumed 100 percent reduction in man termites making decisions about woman termites` bodies, the scientists noted that the uniform head shape of lady termites is an advantage when it comes to defending the colony from intruders.  Read more...

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You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see one of your favorite childhood metal bands start peddling branded coffee.

Korn, the band whose angsty 1994 debut provided the soundtrack for my last two years of high school, has gotten into the coffee biz. This new development, a partnership with J Gursey Coffee, was announced on Friday in a tweet.

The weirdest thing about the announcement video is how normal and... ahem..grounded it is. Yes, pun definitely intended.

We are excited to announce Korn Koffee. Korn has collaborated with @jgurseycoffee to bring you a unique blend of beans worthy of the most die-hard coffee fans. Available Now: https://t.co/E1JQCApXRh pic.twitter.com/OuaLmxDVl0

— Korn (@Korn) September 28, 2018 Read more...

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There have been a lot of Sherlock Holmes adaptations, but none have looked as funny as Holmes & Watson, starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. The Step Brothers stars reunite to play the iconic duo in a wacky take on a Sherlock Holmes mystery, complete with the invention of the selfie, a bit part for WWE Superstar Braun Strowman, and a hopeless amount of killer bees.  Read more...

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Brett Kavanaugh`s seemingly tenuous relationship with the truth is still haunting those who watched him testify on Thursday.

At times, the prospective Supreme Court justice abandoned composure to shed tears and scream, but at his most jarring he straight-up refused to answer questions directly, was unwilling to request an FBI investigation, and, as further research revealed, apparently lied under oath.

In the days since the hearing, people have replayed his testimony in their minds and on their screens. They`ve turned Kavanaugh`s words around over and over again to really let them simmer. And it seems the more thought that`s given to his responses, the more discussions about his dishonesty rage on social media. Read more...

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Democritus’ (1630) by Johannes Moreelse. There have certainly been some strange and funny events in history.

History is often presented in grey, rather dry terms, but when you do a bit of digging, our past is full of remarkable people who had wicked senses of humor and died with as much vigor as they lived.

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This first look at Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor on Doctor Who shows a typically scrambled post-regeneration Doctor — with a catch. The Doctor doesn`t know she`s a woman yet. To be fair, she seems to take the news in stride and is more interested in meeting her new buddies Ryan and Yaz. 

Still not ginger though.  Read more...

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What is Minecraft: Dungeons?

That`s the question Minecraft fans are asking in the wake of the upcoming game`s surprise reveal at MineCon 2018. We know it`s an action adventure game "inspired by classic dungeon crawlers." And it looks about as adorable as you`d expect.

ANNOUNCING MINECRAFT: DUNGEONS! An all-new action-adventure game, inspired by classic dungeon crawlers and set in the Minecraft universe! Coming to PC in 2019. Learn more and watch the full reveal trailer here: https://t.co/cPHgl0VIQ4 #MINECON #MinecraftDungeons pic.twitter.com/pnYUxndjbN

— Minecraft (@Minecraft) September 29, 2018 Read more...

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That didn`t take long. Hours after Facebook revealed that at least 50 million users were "directly affected" by a data breach, two of the social network`s users have come together in a class-action lawsuit. 

It started early on Friday. Facebook alerted users that a security issue had been discovered on Tuesday, Sept. 25. A vulnerability in the site`s "View As" feature — which lets users see what others do when viewing their profile — gave hackers the means to take over people`s accounts.

It`s a bad situation that subsequently grew worse. Hours after the initial news broke, it became clear that Facebook users who had connected their profile to an Instagram account — and, potentially, any other third-party service — were at risk on those other platforms as well. Read more...

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Sometimes a week is so upsetting you just have to find joy in the unexpected. Take this huge-ass pumpkin, for example.

Steve Geddes of Boscawen, New Hampshire just made U.S. history by growing a pumpkin so large it surpassed the record for largest pumpkin in America.

Congrats, sir!

As The Boston Globe reported, Geddes presented his 2,528-pound pumpkin at the Deerfield Fair this week, where he wound up taking first place in a contest for heaviest pumpkin and winning 6,000 in prize money.

Here are some photos of the very large pumpkin for your enjoyment. Read more...

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Samuel L. Jackson appreciates a good laugh, but finds absolutely no humor in President Trump`s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.

On Friday, the production company Elara Pictures posted a video of Kavanaugh`s testimony spliced with the several of the actor`s scenes from Pulp Fiction. It made the rounds on social media and gave many tired, discouraged people around the world, including Jackson himself, a much-needed laugh.

After the actor saw the recut Tarantino movie, he decided to share his thoughts on Twitter and let the world know that while he thinks the video is funny, he`s taking Kavanaugh very seriously. Read more...

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The terms of service we hurriedly agreed to keep coming back to haunt us.

Last Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google confirmed previous reports about the far-reaching access third-party apps can have to Gmail users` accounts and personal emails.

When you download an app, it might request access to your Gmail account. But what you might not realize when you grant access is that these apps may analyze your Gmail data — including the content of your emails — for their product, and potentially for targeting ads. Apps are also allowed to share your information with third parties, as long as Google determines that it adequately discloses that to users. The Journal previously reported that "hundreds" of apps can scan the email of "millions" of users. Read more...

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Dyson Pure Cool
549
The Good
Crazy simple to use • Informative app lets you control purifier from anywhere • Vents can adjust to `winter` mode so there`s no cooling • Easily transportable • Scheduler and Night Mode make usage effortless
The Bad
Pricey • Filters are • too • Maximum fan setting is loud
The Bottom Line
You’ll probably pay more than you’re comfortable with for the Dyson Pure Cool air purifier, but the effortless experience and peace of mind justify the cost.
Mashable Score4.0
Cool Factor4.0
Learning Curve5.0
Performance4.0
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‘The tower of Babel’ (1550-1584) by Pieter Balten. Is it possible to interpret another meaning of the Tower of Babel?

The conventional understanding of the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-9) is that humanity arrogantly challenged God `s space through invading it by building a "tower; with its head reaching up to the heavens". 

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MacOS Mojave is finally here.

Desktop Stacks, Dark Mode, and new applications (Stocks, News, and Home) are clearly the headline features of Mojave. But there`s lots more under the hood if you know where to look.

We`ve been digging through macOS 10.14 since the first beta dropped in June, and here are 10 features that will will make all the difference in your Mac experience.

1. Dynamic Desktop

Alongside Dark Mode, which darkens the dock, menu bar, and application windows (that support the mode) to a white-on-black layout, there`s also a new option for the image in your desktop background: Dynamic Desktop. Visually, it`s very cool: the lighting in the picture will change throughout the day to reflect your Mac`s current time, even darkening from morning to night. There are only two different Dynamic Desktop designs with the initial release of Mojave, but now you can get more. Read more...

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There’s never been a better time to get into podcasting – it’s cheap, it’s relatively easy, and the market for content is huge. Odds are you have at least one friend with a show, so why not add your voice to the mix? The Podcasting 101 Bundle can help you launch your own show right away, even if you’ve never even recorded so much as a voicemail message.

In the bundle, you’ll receive lifetime access to 10 courses and over 35 hours of training in every aspect of podcasting, including the very basics of audio/video recording, strategies for recording your own voice, and even instruction on how to breathe correctly so you can host your podcast with confidence and not sound like some out-of-breath goblin.  Read more...

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If you need a quick caffeine fix to get your morning going but don’t want to deal with the mess and hassle of grinding your own beans and ensuring the perfect grounds-to-water ratio, a single-serve coffee maker is your best bet. 

There are more options than ever when it comes to choosing the best single-serve coffee maker for your needs. To help you figure out which option is right for you, we researched the internet`s favorite models and broke them down based on the features coffee lovers care about most.

Whether you’re looking for a no-frills, single-serve coffee maker, something that can handle specialty beverages, or even an all-in-one carafe and single serve unit to brew a pot of java for a crowd, we’ve got the best single-serve coffee maker options to fit your needs and fuel your caffeine addiction. Read more...

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If you overdid it the night before, you`ll try anything to feel better in the morning.

Being hungover is the worst: you feel sick to your stomach, have a head-splitting headache, and want to crawl back into a hole somewhere. 

Let`s make one thing very clear: Drinkers should be of legal age and be able to do so responsibly. However, rough mornings still happen. Currently on sale, Morning Recovery Drink is a non-GMO, vegan, caffeine- free, lactose-free, soy-free, and nut-free beverage that raised more than 250,000 on Indiegogo and is really, really big in South Korea.   Read more...

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Monday through Friday of each week, the Norwegian Ice Service, a government agency within the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, tweets out rather dismal news about the state of the thawing Arctic.

But these tweets aren`t intended to be grim. They`re simply an objective account of the modern Arctic reality. Each morning, the agency puts the current sea ice cover over a large swath of ocean between Norway and the North Pole into an emotionless, historical perspective. 

Take, for instance, a post from August 22, 2018:

This is the lowest area for this day of the year in our records dating back to 1967.

— Norway Ice Service (@Istjenesten) August 22, 2018 Read more...

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Geghard Monastery

According to the Gospel of John, Jesus was stabbed in his side by a lance whilst hanging from the cross. As a result, this weapon is believed to possess supernatural powers and it became an important and much sought after Christian relic. Over the centuries, a number of churches have claimed to possess this sacred object. One such claimant is the Geghard Monastery, or Geghardavank (meaning ‘Monastery of the Spear’).

The Foundation of Geghard Monastery

The Geghard Monastery is located in Kotayk, a province in the center of Armenia. Situated at the head of the Azat Valley, the monastery is surrounded by towering cliffs. In fact, part of the monastery is carved out of the adjacent mountain. According to tradition, the Geghard Monastery was founded in the 4th century AD by St. Gregory the Illuminator. The site where St. Gregory chose to build the monastery was a spring arising in a cave that was regarded as sacred prior to the arrival of Christianity. Thus, the Geghard Monastery was known in earlier times as Ayvirank (meaning ‘Monastery of the Cave’)

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Canada has a rich archaeological heritage. There are many sites from early First Nations cultures and the first European settlers. This means that there are a great variety of archaeological sites in Canada.

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Rapper and activist Sonita Alizadeh debuts her song `Brave and Bold` at the Social Good Summit 2018. Read more...

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Jayathma Wickramanayake, the United Nations Secretary General`s Envoy on Youth, introduces the 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals. The winners of this year`s award include an environmental scientist protecting coral reefs, a doctor using technology to improve Nigeria`s health sector, and an activist exploring human-computer interactions to improve the lives of people with disabilities, among others.  Read more...

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A million hacked Facebook accounts isn’t cool. You know what’s even less cool? Fifty million hacked Facebook accounts.

A Friday morning press release from our connect-people-at-any-cost friends in Menlo Park detailed a potentially horrifying situation for the billions of people who use the social media service: Their accounts might have been hacked. Well, at least 50 million of them were "directly affected," anyway. 

The so-called "security update" is light on specifics, but what it does include is extremely troubling.  Read more...

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Yes, you can get busted for scooting while drunk. 

With scooters swooping into more and more cities, it`s no surprise that people are behaving badly on the electric devices. E-scooter rental company Bird celebrated its first anniversary earlier this month with 2.1 million riders in 100 cities. That`s 10 million rides.  

But not all those rides have gone smoothly. Just this week Los Angeles had its first DUI case involving an e-scooter. The Bird scooter driver was three times over the legal limit when he crashed into a 64-year-old pedestrian, who fell to the ground, scraping their knees. Twenty-eight-year-old Nicholas Kauffroath rode off without helping the pedestrian. Read more...

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Polish designer Roza Janusz has found a way to create fully edible, fully biodegradable food packaging out of a bacteria fermentation process. To produce the material, she starts with a kombucha SCOBY (aka symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) which she then feeds with other organic substances and lets it grow for two weeks.

When it comes to edible packaging, Poland is showing the way to the rest of the worldBiotrem`s edible tableware made from wheat bran is a second example that has already hit the market. Read more...

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Can this hacker really delete Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook account?

A Taiwanese bug bounty-hunter claimed this week that he would delete Mark Zuckerberg`s personal Facebook account and promised to stream the attack live on Facebook.

Now, in an unexpected twist, he’s backpedaling on his promise to livestream the deletion of Zuckerberg`s account —  but not on the claim that he found a severe vulnerability within Facebook.

The scandal first broke when Bloomberg reported on a scheduled Facebook Event created by the 23-year-old Taiwanese hacker Chang Chi-yuan in which the hacker described "live-streaming the deletion of [Facebook] founder Zuck`s account."  Read more...

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You didn`t forget that Facebook owns Instagram, did you?

That little fact is extra germane today following the news that at least 50 million Facebook users, and possibly 90 million, had their accounts accessed by hackers. And, it turns out, those users` Instagram accounts could have been compromised, too. 

Here`s the key detail: You can log into your Instagram account with your Facebook account. And, if you used your affected Facebook account to log into your Instagram account, hackers would have been able to access that account as well.  Read more...

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This afternoon, Facebook held an emergency press conference to disclose a startling security breach. The company said 50 million Facebook accounts were affected in a hack that allowed attackers to control an account as if they were the account holders.

"Since we’ve only just started our investigation, we have yet to determine whether these accounts were misused or any information accessed," said Facebook’s VP of product management Guy Rosen during a morning press call. "We also don’t know who’s behind these attacks or where they’re based."

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Andrew Lee, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing at UBS, spoke to Social Good Summit attendees about the role the financial sector can and does play in changing the world for the better. Read more...

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This powerhouse panel spoke about women`s rights, maternal rights and working as a parent. Read more...

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Black Madonna of Częstochowa with crown.

‘Black Madonna’ is a term used to describe depictions of the Virgin Mary (usually statues or paintings) that have dark-colored skin. 

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Many blessings for the man, the myth, the legend: The Rock.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has come a long way since the `90s, when he graced our television screens as a superstar WWE pro-wrestler. Since those days, Johnson has really made a name for himself, acting in blockbusters and accumulating a massive following of dedicated fans across his social media.

Of course, being an icon means getting consumed by the spotlight ... with great fame comes great meme-ability. Here are the best memes birthed from the chiseled mass of a human that is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Read more...

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So Facebook just got pwned. Like, badly. 

The company announced today that hackers obtained access to 50 million users` accounts, and could use them as if the accounts were their own. But what does that mean for you? Was your account one of the ones affected, and, if so, what can you do to protect your account going forward? 

While there remain a lot of unanswered questions about what data was stolen, and who is responsible, there are thankfully a few clear steps you can take to stop the bleeding. Whether it`s too late to really matter, well, that`s a different question.  Read more...

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Soul Electronics Emotion
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The Good
Well-balanced sound • Bass isn`t overmixed • Easy Bluetooth pairing • Comfortable to wear for long periods of time
The Bad
Slippery case with small indent can make it hard to open • Shorter than expected battery life • Microphone is basically unusable for phone calls
The Bottom Line
The Soul Electronics Emotion wireless earbuds aren`t perfect. But when the price is just 50, it`s easier to look past the negative and enjoy the well-balanced sound.
Mashable Score3.5
Cool Factor3.0
Learning Curve4.0
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Are you a big Pulp Fiction fan? Let us ruin that for you.

The production company Elara Pictures posted a disturbing video mashup to Instagram Friday: the hamburger scene from Pulp Fiction alongside a few choice moments from Brett Kavanaugh`s petulant testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Remember how, in the movie, Samuel L. Jackson says "Check out the big brain on Brett?" And remember when Kavanaugh (a Brett) bragged about going to Yale Law School yesterday? You see where this is going.

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CHECK OUT THE BIG BRAIN ON BRETT

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If you don`t have any plans for this weekend, now you do. 

The Black Women`s Blueprint, an organization that works to empower black women and girls, is urging people of all different backgrounds and identities to march this weekend in support of black women`s basic rights. 

That`s to put it briefly, but if you`re interested in joining the online demonstrations through the hashtag #MarchForBlackWomen and attending an event this Saturday and Sunday, here`s what you need to know.


Who is organizing?

The event was launched by Black Women`s Blueprint, an organization that works to empower and secure equality for black women and girls. Partners of the event include DC Rape Crisis Center, National Economic & Social Rights Initiative, and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute. Read more...

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Robots are a pretty normal part of modern life. We buy them as toys for kids, get some to help clean our homes, and sometimes see them on the big screen. Back in 1939, robots were a lot rarer, and if you did see one, it was probably some human inside a costume, sweating bullets. But not Elektro. He was his own cigarette-smoking, seven-foot-tall self. He wowed crowds across the U.S. and can rightly claim the title of being the first robot celebrity. Sorry, R2-D2.  Read more...

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Alexandria Lafci saw a problem and committed to finding a solution. Now, she runs a company that aims to build affordable housing and neighborhoods for people across the globe. Read more...

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This inspiring conversation about the infinite power of women between Padma Lakshmi, Achim Steiner and Ingrid Silva was one of the standout moments of the Social Good Summit. Read more...

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National Coffee Day (which is apparently Sept. 29) is one of those made up holidays that`s easy to get behind. In honor of this made up "holiday," we`re celebrating all weekend long with some great deals on coffee makers, K-cups, bean grinders, and more.

The Hamilton Beach Single Serve Coffee Maker is on sale for 59.99 and is a great multi-purpose brewer to make either a full pot for a crowd or just a cup for you. There`s also the Cuisinart Burr Grind & Brew Thermal for 127.99, which will take care of all your grinding and brewing needs. Read more...

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Jayathma Wickramanayake, the United Nation`s Secretary General`s Envoy on Youth, introduces the 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more...

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Rapper and activist Sonita Alizadeh debuts her song `Brave and Bold` at the Social Good Summit 2018. Read more...

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If you have well-organized planners and calendars, are meticulous with money, hate being late (or people who are habitually late), possess excellent communication skills, and are great with motivating and hyping people up, then congratulations: you have what it takes to become a project manager.

But if you`re at all interested in pursuing it as a career, knowing how to take charge and getting shit done does not suffice. It`s vital that you also learn the art behind project management, and by art, we mean Lean Six Sigma and Six Sigma. Read more...

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President and CEO of the 92nd St Y starts off the day with an inspirational and motivational message. Read more...

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Nearly two weeks after Typhoon Mangkhut, the world`s strongest storm this year ravaged the South China Sea, killing over 64 people in the Philippines, a tsunami has hit the coastal Indonesian city of Palu.

The tsunami was caused by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake off the coast, according to the BBC, producing waves up to 6 feet that crashed through Sulawesi island, where Palu is located. 

A video shared by @ksjnoona on Twitter, reveals the stark impact of the tsunami`s wrath. In the footage, high waves are seen completely submerging houses in water and destroying buildings. People can also be seen screaming and running from the rushing waters. Read more...

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Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, shared impressive stories and motivational words for the crowd at the Social Good Summit before her historic UNGA appearance later in the week. Read more...

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These thieves definitely didn`t get high, but they probably did end up smelling like Italian seasoning.

A group of teens recently stole a van and crashed it into Native Roots, a pot shop in Colorado. They then raided the dispensary`s display cases and left with what they thought were armfuls of weed.

Brent Wrathbone told KKTV that he was leaving work when he heard "this big old crash."

"[The suspects] came out with bunches of marijuana in their arms," Wrathbone said.

Except it wasn`t the herb they expected. According to Native Roots` owners, the shop doesn`t put real weed on display. Instead, they put out oregano and keep the real marijuana elsewhere. Read more...

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Hello, people of the Comic Book Convention of New York City! 

My name is Aziraphale, I’m an angel, and I’ve been sent unto you from Heaven above to deliver the Good News. Yes, that Good News: the television adaptation of Terry Prachett and Neil Gaiman’s beloved book Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch will premiere soon on Amazon Prime Video! And take it from my boss upstairs, Good Omens has it all. Drama? Well, only the End of the World and the fate of all humanity hanging in the balance. Buddy comedy? Take my companion, the devil Crowley — please! Intrigue? Witches? Car chases? Check, check, and check.  Read more...

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A million hacked Facebook accounts isn’t cool. You know what’s even less cool? Fifty million hacked Facebook accounts.

A Friday morning press release from our connect-people-at-any-cost friends in Menlo Park detailed a potentially horrifying situation for the billions of people who use the social media service: Their accounts might have been hacked. Well, at least 50 million of them might have been. 

The so-called "security update" is light on specifics, but what it does include is extremely troubling. 

"On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 25, our engineering team discovered a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts," reads the statement. "[It`s] clear that attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s code that impacted `View As`, a feature that lets people see what their own profile looks like to someone else. This allowed them to steal Facebook access tokens which they could then use to take over people’s accounts." Read more...

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