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    Ukraine tweeting a ‘Simpsons’ GIF at Russia is peak 2017 politics
    May30

    Ukraine tweeting a ‘Simpsons’ GIF at Russia is peak 2017 politics

    Twitter is obviously the place to be for anyone (or any nation) looking to pack a political punch in the 21st century. So on Tuesday the official Twitter account for Ukraine decided that tweeting a Simpsons GIF at Russia’s Foreign Affairs account, itself pretty active on Twitter, would be the perfect way to properly usher the nations’...

    Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack
    May14

    Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack

    Two 20-something cyber experts helped bring down the widespread ransomware attack that infiltrated networks at hospitals, banks, and government agencies in multiple countries. A 22-year-old British researcher unintentionally found the so-called “kill switch” that authors of the malicious software left in the code. Later, he teamed up...

    China installs security cameras in churches by force
    Apr03

    China installs security cameras in churches by force

    China is keeping a closer eye on churches in the country. Officials in the Zhejiang province have started to install surveillance cameras in churches there, for “anti-terrorism and security purposes.” SEE ALSO: Pope on Ukraine: It’s a ‘scandal’ that Christians are fighting each other The new ruling quickly sparked...

    1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows
    Oct22

    1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows

    …More about Fraternity, Transvestite, Crossdressing, Drag, and History …read more Source:...

    These are the dictators who throw opponents in jail — or worse
    Oct11

    These are the dictators who throw opponents in jail — or worse

    The many antics of Donald Trump have made headlines throughout his wrecking ball of a presidential campaign, but he managed to cross arguably his most dangerous line yet at the second debate on Sunday night in St. Louis. Trump, whose candidacy is on life support following the release of a video in which he brags about sexually assaulting women,...

    Social media used to prove MH17 was downed by Russian Buk missile
    Sep28

    Social media used to prove MH17 was downed by Russian Buk missile

    The mystery surrounding the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may have been resolved. After a two-year Dutch-led criminal probe, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has compiled solid evidence in the form of social media posts, intercepted telephone conversations between rebel leaders and witness statements, which indicates that flight MH17...

    Singapore gets third Paralympic gold in its history thanks to swimming champ Yip Pin Xiu
    Sep16

    Singapore gets third Paralympic gold in its history thanks to swimming champ Yip Pin Xiu

    National para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu has won a second gold medal at the Rio Paralympics on Friday morning, local media reported. She came in first in the women’s 50m backstroke S2 event with the timing of 1 min 00.33sec, followed by China’s Feng Yazhu (1:02.66) and Ukraine’s Iryna Sotska (1:17.22). SEE ALSO: Table tennis player who...

    Malaysia’s incredible Paralympic performance at Rio continues with third gold
    Sep13

    Malaysia’s incredible Paralympic performance at Rio continues with third gold

    It’s a third gold for Malaysia at the Rio Paralympics, as long jumper Abdul Latif Romly broke the world record multiple times at the finals on Sunday. Latif, who was competing in the men’s long jump T20 (intellectual disability), broke the previous world record of 7.35 metres and set the new mark at 7.60 metres. SEE ALSO: 7 badass...

    Dolphins have a ‘highly advanced’ spoken language, study finds
    Sep13

    Dolphins have a ‘highly advanced’ spoken language, study finds

    Dolphins can carry on conversations in an advanced spoken language made up of pulses and whistles, a new study has found. While marine biologists have long understood that dolphins communicate within their pods, the new research, which was conducted on two captive dolphins, is the first to link isolated signals to particular dolphins. The...

    Singapore Paralympian gets swimming gold and smashes her own world record
    Sep10

    Singapore Paralympian gets swimming gold and smashes her own world record

    Singaporeans celebrated on Saturday, after 24-year-old swimmer Yip Pin Xiu took home a gold medal and broke the world record — also previously set by her — at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Yip won the women’s 100m backstroke S2 gold in a time of 2 minutes 7.09 seconds, smashing her own previously set world record timing of 2...

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