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Transgender comedian speaks out about Trump‘s ban on ‘The Tonight Show‘

In the wake of Trump‘s plan to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, The Tonight Show‘s Jimmy Fallon invited transgender comedian Patti Harrison to say a few words. SEE ALSO: Trump bars transgender people from military, calls them a "disruption" Harrison said that while she didn‘t want to serve in the military, she wants the right to serve. "It‘s like, I don‘t want to go to your baby shower, b

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Clever rabbits ride sheep to escape flood

When these wild rabbits were facing floodwaters, they had to think outside the box. So they hopped onto a flock of sheep, as per a video shot by 64-year-old farmer Ferg Horne on his property near Dunedin, New Zealand, on Saturday. SEE ALSO: This giant snail that looks like a rabbit will give you nightmares "I couldn‘t believe it for a start," he told AP. Horne was helping a neighbour rescue 40 sheep from floodwaters, as a result of heavy s

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Larry David and Bernie Sanders are actually related, and now it all makes sense

Sometimes life imitates art in the most perfect way: Larry David is actually, truly, literally related to Bernie Sandersy‘know, the guy he impersonated on Saturday Night Live because everyone thought they looked alike? Turns out that David took part in PBS‘ genealogy series Finding Your Roots recently and discovered that he‘s distantly related to the Vermont senator, "he‘s in the line... like a third cousin, or something,"

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‘Deadwood‘ movie has a script, now HBO just needs to get the cast back together

The long-gestating Deadwood movie is one step closer to our screens, according to HBO programming president Casey Bloys. Bloys confirmed that he has finally read a finished script from show creator David Milch. "The one thing that I was concerned about was that I wanted a script that would stand on its own; that if you were a Deadwood fan it would make you happy, and if you had never watched Deadwood you could still enjoy it," Bloys said during H

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The North Korean elite use the internet just like we do, and we shouldn‘t be surprised

The small slice of folks who sit atop North Korea‘s sociopolitical hierarchy use the internet pretty much like anyone else in the world, according to a study published by Recorded Future on Wednesday. That might sound surprising, and indeed the report sparked a flurry of news stories on the topic. But it shouldn‘t come as a shock, according to experts familiar with the region. SEE ALSO: U.S. bans tourists from traveling to North Korea

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Filming that epic ‘Game of Thrones‘ sea battle was even crazier than it looked

Game of Thrones viewers are all too familiar with seminal battle sequences, but Sunday‘s Greyjoy faceoff was a visceral, bloody mess. HBO took us behind the scenes in a featurette called "Battling the Silence" which dives into the storm-tossed sea battle. SEE ALSO: Why you should keep an eye on Euron Greyjoy in ‘Game of Thrones‘ this season The scene‘s main players are Euron (Pilou Asbk) and Yara (Gemma Whelan). Whelan

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McDonald‘s employee shares some disturbing images of a moldy ice cream machine

A (now) former McDonald‘s employee shared some disturbing images of the inside of a moldy ice cream machine in one of the hamburger giant‘s restaurants. An 18-year-old named Nick was a McDonald‘s employee in LaPlace, Louisiana, until he shared some gross images of unsanitary practices inside the fast food restaurant. His employment came to an end after that. According to BuzzFeed, Nick was recently instructed by a manager to ref

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This isn‘t a 3D printer, but it‘s still a lot of fun

Fake news can even infect the tech gadget world. Take IDO3D 3D Print Shop from Redwood Ventures. It‘s a 60 kid‘s toy that would like you to believe it‘s a 3D printer. It‘s not. That‘s Fake Gadget News. It‘s actually a 3D injection mold system that uses UV lightthe same kind that your dentist uses to harden fillingsto create tiny molds. (Owing to the chemicals and tiny toy size output, this is for 8-year-olds an

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‘Game of Thrones‘ Season 8 has been written, but we still don‘t know when it‘ll air

We‘re all freaking out about the impending end of Game of Thrones, but HBO programming president Casey Bloys doesn‘t plan to rush any of the proposed spinoffs to air to fill the void. At the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Wednesday, Bloys revealed that HBO plans to leave "at least a year" between the end of Game of Thrones and the launch of any new companion show. "The number one priority in all of this is the fi

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Tesla has announced how to watch its highly anticipated Model 3 event

Just 30 Tesla Model 3 electric sedans will roll off the assembly line and into customer hands on July 28 and virtually all of them will go to Tesla employees. Sounds like the makings of a private, low-key event, but that‘s not exactly what Tesla CEO Elon Musk has in mind. SEE ALSO: Tesla sends out invites to private Model 3 event Musk, who likes to keep Tesla enthusiasts informed through his active Twitter account, plans on making this a bi

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Oh no, a pop-up O.J. Simpson museum is coming to L.A.

As if we weren‘t inundated enough by O.J. Simpson news, the infamous leather glove bandit is now getting his own museum for one week, at the end of August, in Los Angeles. SEE ALSO: O.J. Simpson is about to be a free man (again) The museum will take over Chinatown‘s Coagula Curatorial Gallery from August 18 to 22, and it will feature more than 300 artifacts connected to Simpson‘s 1995 court case, where he was tried for the murde

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BMW and other carmakers team up to take on Waze and Google Maps

A company formerly owned by Nokia wants to create a more accurate, up-to-the-minute map of traffic conditions. The key? Getting multiple automakers to pool traffic data collected by their cars‘ sensors. Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz will all contribute to the realtime map, a first for the navigation and auto industries but the collaboration shouldn‘t come as a huge surprise, since the automakers teamed up to buy the company, HERE, ba

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Rihanna met Emmanuel Macron and her handshake was way better than Trump‘s

Rihanna has been proving she‘s more than a pop star or budding actress. The bad gal has been using her voice to spotlight girls education issues around the globe in partnership with her Clara Lionel Foundation. SEE ALSO: Rihanna was spotted snuggling with a mysterious man, so naturally everyone freaked out Those efforts landed her a meeting with France‘s President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron, and upon seeing photos

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Disney‘s Magic Bench lets you play with AR characters without headset or smartphone

Disney Research has come up with a new way to allow multiple people to experience the same augmented reality experience while in the same room without wearing a headset or holding a mobile device. SEE ALSO: Apple‘s ARKit will make walking and texting the warmup for the real distracted disasters The innovative approach to AR was revealed on Wednesday in the form of what Disney Research calls the Magic Bench. But the system is about more th

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‘True Detective‘ Season 3 ‘will be a go‘ as soon as HBO nails down a director

True Detective Season 3 is closer to reality than ever before, HBO boss Casey Bloys confirmed at the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Wednesday. Bloys confirmed that Moonlight star Mahershala Ali has signed on to star in the new season from creator Nic Pizzolatto, and that he has read five scripts from the new season so far, which Bloys describes as "terrific." When asked by reporters what had changed between Season 2 and Seaso

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Jon Stewart is coming back to HBO to save our doomed souls

Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show will return to TV with two HBO comedy specials, President of HBO Programming Casey Bloys announced at TCA Wednesday. This is Stewart‘s first stand-up special since 1996. We‘re excited to bring Jon to the network with this pair of specials, Bloys said in a statement. We‘ve all missed his uniquely thoughtful brand of humor. SEE ALSO: Here‘s what healthcare would look like if we took

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The White House didn‘t want to talk about the transgender ban, so it just read a letter from a child instead

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Lost teddy bear goes on an adventure before being reunited with 4-year-old boy

A young boy has been reunited with his lost teddy bear after losing his furry friend at the airport. Like most 4-year-old kids, Luke Swofford has a stuffed animal, affectionately named Teddy Bear, that he brought everywhere with him. Sadly, Teddy went missing at Dallas Love Field airport earlier this month when the boy was returning to Texas from Colorado with his grandparents. SEE ALSO: These fluffy stuffed toys are actually made of cake They h

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Twitter is filling your feed with more useless notifications

Twitter is adding more useless clutter to its notifications. The company quietly added a suite of new alerts to the notifications section of its apps and website. Now, instead of just seeing notifications when people interact with you and your tweets, Twitter will surface random alerts about what people you follow are doing. SEE ALSO: Twitter‘s 2-factor authentication has a serious problem It‘s similar to the push notifications Twitte

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Truck overflows with dough on freeway as heat and hilarity rises

A truck carrying dough began overflowing on I-5 in Tacoma, Washington, after high temperatures caused the yeast mixture to rise. Read more...More about Food, Funny, Truck, Highway, and Real Time

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‘Game of Thrones‘ board game already funded over 200% on Kickstarter

One day after its campaign launched on Kickstarter, a Game of Thrones-inspired board game has already received more than 200% of its fundraising goal. A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game launched on Kickstarter Tuesday, combining George R.R. Martin‘s fantasy world with tactical tabletop board gaming and paintable miniatures. The project asked for 300,000 to produce the board game and reached its goal in less than an hour. At th

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‘Mighty No. 9‘ Kickstarter backers finally get their reward and it‘s... about as laughably bad as the game

Roughly a year after Might No. 9‘s release and four years after it was funded on Kickstarter, some Kickstarter backers are finally receiving their backer rewards in...some kind of form, anyway. The game box backers were promised for supporting the game at the 60 level arrived in pieces. As one hopeful backer discovered recently, and documented on Twitter, the game‘s box came in pieces and required assembly. And there was no actual gam

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Mark your calendars, the ‘Wonder Woman‘ sequel finally has a release date

Wonder Woman is getting a sequel and it‘s slated to hit theaters Dec. 2019. Talk about a holiday hit. While Gal Gadot has officially signed on to resume her groundbreaking role, the director is yet to be decided. Read more...More about Entertainment, Mashable Video, Dc Comics, Wonder Woman, and Real Time

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New TSA rules require separate screenings for all electronic devices

Get ready for longer lines at the airport. Today, the TSA announced strict new screening regulations for carry-on luggage that are sure to give frequent flyers a new spat of headaches. SEE ALSO: TSA fingerprint scanning might be on its way to an airport near you The agency will now require all domestic travelers to separately check all electronics devices larger than a cell phone as they pass through preflight security screenings. Most passenger

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