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Twitter‘s Jack Dorsey gets roasted for his ignorant tweets about Myanmar

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shared with the world what he did on his most recent birthday: travel to Myanmar and do a 10-day silent meditation. Dorsey made a thread on Twitter explaining the experience, and hundreds of people chimed in to remind Jack of the genocide happening in Myanmar that‘s been perpetuated by social media, how funny it is that he paid money to get bit by mosquitos, and his general rich white guy privilege. SEE ALSO: Laura L

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Camp Fire survivor elated to find dog waiting at their burned down house

When Andrea Gaylord was forced to evacuate the devastating Camp Fire in Northern California in November, she couldn‘t get back home to take her dog Madison with her to safety as the fires spread. The evacuation order was lifted nearly a month after it was instated in Paradise, California, and Gaylord was beside herself to see Madison waiting for her as she pulled up to her burned down property, Gaylord told the ABC 10 news. SEE ALSO: A fir

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez came up with GrinchCon, a perfect SantaCon alternative

When someone asked Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday if she would "pass a law stopping SantaCon," she hatched a brilliant idea: GrinchCon. If you‘re a city-dweller, you probably know all about SantaCon. Santa-dressed revelers spend an entire day running amok through the streets, drunk and unconcerned about what the real Santa Claus would think of their naughty behavior. SEE ALSO: SantaCon is back to make you regret moving t

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Elf on the Shelf witnesses puberty firsthand in hilarious ‘SNL‘ sketch

Elf on the Shelf is always keeping its eyes on kids to see if they‘re being naughty or nice around Christmas, and unfortunately that doesn‘t stop when kids hit puberty. Scrabby the elf, played by host Jason Momoa, has been watching Marshall for 13 years, and now he wants a new kid to watch over because Marshall has learned something new he can do with his body, a "solo activity," according to Scrabby. It‘s not exactly a naug

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Fake ‘SNL‘ TV show from the ‘Empire‘ team asks: What if Donald Trump was black?

Them Trumps is a Saturday Night Live-conceived TV series from the producers of Empire. (No, it‘s not real, it‘s just a fake ad that aired during the latest SNL episode.) This alternate universe take on the 45th U.S. president imagines a different Trump presidency, one in which the entire First Family is black. Same crimes being committed, but a different standard in the way they‘re policedThem Trumps is going to be a short-l

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‘Saturday Night Live‘ created Big Boy appliances for stay-at-home husbands

For some stay-at-home husbands, regular old dishwashers, laundry machines, and vacuums just aren‘t manly enough. So Saturday Night Light came up with a new line of products from GE called Big Boy Appliances. There‘s a long history of dumb, overly "masculine" products designed for men, like Dr. Pepper Ten, and SNL applied that logic to standard home appliances, making them bigger, heavier, and gas-powered. Just what we‘re tol

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‘SNL‘ revives your favorite dead ‘Game of Thrones‘ characters in Khal Drogo‘s Ghost Dojo

Welcome to Khal Drogo‘s Ghost Dojo, where all your favorite Game of Thrones characters who have been killed have a chance to get in a final word. This Saturday Night Live sketch is certainly a weird one, starring host Jason Momoa as Khal Drogo and Kenan Thompson as one of his bloodriders. The two interview such characters as Hodor (who turns out to not be a great conversationalist) and brings out Joffrey Baratheon and Olenna Tyrell who

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‘Saturday Night Live‘ cold open checks in on the Trump kids and Robert Mueller

Saturday Night Live‘s latest cold open took yet another trip to Trumpworld, focusing on the president‘s adult man-children, Eric and Donald Jr. The Christmas-adjacent sketch sees Eric fearful of the bogeyman in his closet. Don Jr. insists there‘s nothing to be scared of, but when he leaves the room to get some (more) bad news from his lawyer, Eric finds himself face-to-face with the scariest demon of all if you‘re a Tr

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3 tools for learning a new language, on sale for an extra 15% off with code

Wish you could give someone the world this holiday season? Well, now you can (somewhat) literally with the gift of language lessons. Whether your Secret Santa aspires to be a polyglot or just wants to brush up on their vocabulary so they don‘t sound like an idiot the next time they dine at their local Mexican place, they‘ll find it easier to navigate the world around them with a subscription to any of these three online language cou

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10 gift ideas under 50 for the person who has everything

The holidays are generally a stressful time, thanks in no small part to the mind-numbing task of having to think of (and not to mention, afford) the perfect presents for our friends and family. If you‘re out of ideas, allow us to direct you to this roundup of products that are all under 50 and would make for fantastic gifts. You can even save an extra 15% off just by entering the coupon MERRY15 at checkout because we‘re feeling thatsp

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SantaCon is back to make you regret moving to the city

It‘s the most wonderful time of the year. That‘s right, cities around the globe are celebrating that most modern of holidays on Saturday: SantaCon. The annual gathering of revelers dressed as Santa Claus may have originated in San Francisco as a radical act of anti-consumerist mischief, but it has since morphed into a worldwide day of debauchery and excess that feels just about right for our sinking-ship hellscape of a reality. Thankf

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‘Avengers: Endgame‘ trailer clocked 289 million views in 24 hours, says Disney

It‘s official: the Avengers: Endgame trailer is a hit. So says Marvel. The trailer picked up 289 million views in the first 24 hours after surfacing on Friday morning, the company said in a Saturday tweet. The follow-up to Marvel‘s 2018 ensemble superhero hit, Avengers: Infinity War, is set to hit theaters in April 2019, and Friday‘s trailer was everyone‘s first-ever look. SEE ALSO: Everything you missed from the ‘Av

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‘Telltale‘s The Walking Dead‘ will finish its final season, and here‘s a trailer to prove it

Telltale Games the studio might be finished, but Telltale‘s The Walking Dead: The Final Season is getting its final chapters. Even after The Walking Dead comic publisher and former Telltale partner Skybound confirmed plans to finish out the series‘ final season (and then confirmed them again), there was reason to be skeptical. Just because so many forces had already aligned to put a period on the Telltale Games story. But it&lsquo

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Patreon bans alt-right content creators from earning money on its platform

Patreon, the subscription content service that allows people to receive donations directly from their audience, has taken a major stance against alt-right and far right content creators. After banning Milo Yiannopoulos from using its platform to fund a "magnificent 2019 comeback," Patreon also banned British conspiracy theorist Carl Benjamin for... well, you probably know: being a scumbag human. James Allsup, a far right political commentator, wa

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James Gunn‘s post-‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ mystery movie is finally revealed

Before James Gunn brought into the world his entertaining vision of Marvel‘s Guardians of the Galaxy and was unceremoniously dumped by Disney following a bad faith character assassination he made horror movies. Good, messed up horror movies like Slither. In the time since his Disney separation, noisy speculation has been building around Brightburn, a Sony Pictures release that reunites Gunn with Slither star Elizabeth Banks. But what

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Critics call NYPD‘s drone deployment ‘a serious threat to privacy‘

Drones are coming to New York City, and that should worry you. So argues the New York Civil Liberties Union, which in a Dec. 7 statement blasts the forthcoming NYPD deployment of the flying surveillance bots as "a serious threat to privacy." The 14 police drones, which the New York Times reports had been acquired by city police in June, are ostensibly to be used for tasks like keeping an eye on large crowds or hostage situations. However, critics

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Beloved freeway-crossing mountain lion found dead following California fire

It‘s hard out there for a smart cat in a dumb world. The National Park Service confirmed on Dec. 7 that a mountain lion, widely known for his ability to safely navigate the treacherous freeways of Southern California, was found dead following the Woolsey Fire. The "Culvert Cat," as he was affectionately referred to, was discovered by a National Park Service biologist on Dec. 3 after the fire had been contained with burnt paws. SEE ALSO: C

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John Kelly out as Trump Chief of Staff

The post-election bloodbath within the Trump administration continues as embattled chief-of-staff John Kelly is out, and is expected to be replaced by Vice President Mike Pence‘s chief-of-staff Nick Ayers, who is now Trump‘s third chief in less than two years, an unprecedented revolving door for a key position. SEE ALSO: Why the Trump administration is terrified of these children Trump confirmed the news himself on Saturday while spea

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Leaked images show what Samsung Galaxy S10 might look like

Samsung‘s Galaxy 10 is coming and while we already know it‘s going to be feature-packed like no other Samsung phone before, we didn‘t have any idea what it looks like... until now. Two of most-respected phone leakers Evan Blass (@evleaks) and Ice Universe (@Universeice) have had a busy past few days posting images of what they claim are the Galaxy S10. The Galaxy S10 won‘t be a foldable phone, but if the leaks are genuine,

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The most obvious ‘Avengers: Endgame‘ web address turns into a Deadpool troll

If you‘re looking for more info on Avengers: Endgame, the Infinity War follow-up that go its first trailer on Friday, you might think that pointing your browser at AvengersEndgame.com is the answer. Wrong. Typing "AvengersEndgame.com" into your address bar will take you to the official Fox Movies web portal for Once Upon a Deadpool, the family-friendly Deadpool 2 re-cut that uses the same "reading stories to a sick kid in bed" framing devic

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Apple‘s latest business move hints at a Netflix-like approach with Apple Music

The music streaming war between Apple Music and Spotify is heating up. As part of what appears to a be series of moves to grow Apple Music, Apple has acquired Platoon, a London-based company that discovers and develops artists by giving them the resources they need to create music and forge relationships with labels. SEE ALSO: Surprise! Apple Music is coming to the Amazon Echo Music Business Worldwide first reported the acquisition. It‘s no

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Meet Flambo, the newest adorable sports dog

This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week. There‘s a long and glorious history of very good sports dogs, both fictional and real-ish. That exclusive club got an adorable new addition on Wednesday, thanks to the NHL‘s Montreal Canadiens. Meet Flambo, the Canadiens‘ new foster puppy, an adorable floof of sweet majesty, the kind of dog fit for one the most st

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50 years ago, Douglas Engelbart‘s Mother of All Demos‘ changed personal technology forever

Imagine someone demonstrating a jet plane 15 years before Kitty Hawk. Imagine someone demonstrating a smartphone 15 years before the first cellular networks were even launched. Imagine someone demonstrating a controlled nuclear chain reaction 15 years before Einstein formulated e=mc2. On a crisp, overcast, and breezy Monday afternoon in San Francisco on December 9, 1968, before an SRO audience of more than 2,000 slack-jawed computer engineers, a

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Furbo Dog Camera review: The best way to keep an eye on your dog from work

Furbo Dog Camera 249.99 View Product The Good Easy to use Made of durable plastic Bamboo lid tightly secures treats Launching treats is fun! The Bad Can‘t pan or move the camera Expensive for a dog accessory The Bottom Line Although 249 is a lot to spend on a dog toy, we think it‘s fun and useful enough to justify. Everyone enjoys launching treats from this device. Mashable Score4.5 Cool Factor5.0

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