The breakneck-speed at which Facebook has expanded inevitably means they have to take on roles they may not have anticipated. The proliferation of fake news, biased timelines (that only show you what you want to see) and moderating hateful language or graphic imagery are some of the well documented struggles all social networks have faced
A McDonald’s employee saved the life of an off-duty policewoman after jumping through a drive-thru window when she suddenly fell unconscious. The officer pulled up to a McDonald’s branch in Doral, Florida with her two young children in the back seat. Pedro Viloria was preparing her breakfast order when he noticed something wasn’t right, and heard the
If you ever needed proof that Brazilian cops don’t f**k about, this is it. The viral footage, which first popped up on Reddit, shows a couple of plain-clothed Brazilian officers hauling ass towards a drug plane attempting to take off. In Portuguese, one of the officers lays down his plan, stating that he’s going to
German citizens of the Third Reich were taking amphetamines and opiates on a national scale. Author Norman Ohler spent years trawling through records of Hitler’s personal physician, Dr. Theo Morell, in preparation for his new book Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich. The records show that the Fuhrer himself received 800 injections over the years.
A matter of hours before it was due to take effect, President Trump’s revised travel ban was blocked by Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin. The ruling came as opponents from three states claimed the order discriminates against Muslims, and would also have had a profound impact on tourism. “The illogic of the Government’s contentions is
Snoop Dogg’s beefin’ days are largely behind him. A combination of frequent-marijuana use and his reincarnation into Snoop Lion, of Rastafarian- beliefs, has meant his last few projects were about peace and love, man. Having said that, he was one of several celebrities who claimed he would migrate to Canada should a certain Mr. Trump win
Disclaimer: this is (obviously) going to be a bit gross. Whether you’re a fan or not, hit shows like Jackass and Viva La Bam had a real impact on young people across the globe. Suddenly, the coolest kid in school was the one who could land skateboard tricks. Those less gifted on a board could also
Kalief Browder was just a 16-year old walking home from a party when his life changed forever. Accused of stealing a backpack, the Bronx teen was imprisoned without conviction in one of America’s most notorious detention facilities, Rikers Island, for over 1000 days – most of them in solitary confinement. Two years after his release, Kalief