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"Irreplaceable" plant specimens destroyed by customs officials with no chill

Fun fact: Australia's custom officials are known for procedures teetering on the absurdly overzealous, thanks to the continent's unique natural environment. But those procedures are under investigation, after officials destroyed "irreplaceable" rare.....»»

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Finally, someone combines a salt shaker, Bluetooth speaker and mood lighting

Finally, someone combines a salt shaker, Bluetooth speaker and mood lighting.....»»

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Trump discovers a whole new way to embarrass himself on Twitter

Donald Trump was quick to defend himself on Twitter after a Senate hearing over his campaign's ties to Russia.  The strange thing? He did it with an extremely awkward banner photo. That's actually one of his tweets, Photoshopped in what appears.....»»

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Want to find a date? Here"s where Tinder says you should work.

Now that they've shared U.S. citizens' proclivity for right-swiping on pilots (for men) and on physical therapists (for women), Tinder has released data on the sexiest jobs around the world.  And the results prove that no matter where you're fro.....»»

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The head of Qantas just got smacked in the face with a pie, for some reason

It seems the grand tradition of pieing is alive and well. Qantas CEO, Alan Joyce, has had a pie shoved in his face by an unknown man at a business conference in Perth on Tuesday morning. SEE ALSO: I wouldn't want to be the person who's paid to do thi.....»»

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Richard Simmons sues "National Enquirer" over false transitioning reports

Fitness guru Richard Simmons has sued the National Enquirer over false reports that he had transitioned from male to female. SEE ALSO: Here's why everyone's obsessed with that Missing Richard Simmons podcast The lawsuit, which does not specify damage.....»»

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Senator ripped for not understanding the meaning of "unclassified"

The Senate hearing Monday was supposed to focus on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, but many Republican senators didn't feel like talking about that.  Instead, they often focussed on why information about potential Russian.....»»

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New tool teaches you how to set stronger passwords

Securing your accounts just got a whole lot easier.  Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory and the University of Chicago have developed a new password meter that educates people on how they ca.....»»

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Star Wars" Millennium Falcon mapped out to perfection by cyclist

GPS drawings have been a relatively uh, genital-heavy affair so far. So it's nice to see the not-so-crude efforts of cyclist Andrew Collins from Canberra, Australia, who sketched out the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars with the Strava app, especiall.....»»

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Facebook is down and everyone across the globe is freaking out

If your Facebook page doesn't appear to be working — it's probably not just you. People all across the globe realised on Monday night that the social media platform was down. People in Asia were waking up to it on a Tuesday morning. Trying to.....»»

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Toddler tries to get rid of her shadow and fails miserably

Describe the concept of a shadow to a toddler. It isn't so easy.  After repeatedly yelling "get off" at her shadow, this little girl took a more  hands-on approach, and attempted to stomp on it and slap it away. Unfortunately, that didn.....»»

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The spaghetti-stuffed meatball is here to make you feel bloated

When it comes to creating weird food, the power couple behind HellthyJunkFood are the unofficial YouTuber champions. From oversized concoctions to DIY versions of fast food, JP and Julia know how to keep things funky. But this time, they've gone.....»»

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Was Fyre Festival a Ponzi scheme? Lawsuit says organizers knew it was fraud

Was Fyre Festival a Ponzi scheme? Lawsuit says organizers knew it was fraud.....»»

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Even a celebrity chef couldn"t save this gourmet food delivery service

The harsh economics of the food delivery business just claimed another victim. Maple, the gourmet delivery service backed by celebrity chef David Chang, told customers it's shutting down on Monday after two years of operation in New York. Co-founders.....»»

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Poor guy totally eats it when a drone crashes into his bicycle

Poor guy totally eats it when a drone crashes into his bicycle.....»»

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Everything you need to know about Intel"s scary security flaw

Last week, Intel revealed that a serious security flaw in some of its chips left potentially thousands of devices vulnerable to attackers. Then, security researchers revealed the problem was way worse than anyone initially thought as the vulnerabilit.....»»

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Apple hints its Echo killer could have a touchscreen

Enjoy the 70-percent lead while you can Amazon, because Apple's coming to slay Alexa and the Echo. Well, it'll try. In an interview with India's Gadgets360, Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, dropped the first hints.....»»

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Guy from Kings of Leon learns not to come for pro wrestling fans on Twitter

Pro wrestling: Folks who love it really love it, while folks who don't like it love to look down on it.  The latest to illustrate this dynamic is Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followhill, who got shouted down by pro wrestling fans on Twitter in pr.....»»

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How to defend net neutrality from Trump"s FCC

The Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to bury the Federal Communications Commission in comments demanding net neutrality. The head of the FCC wants to make net neutrality a thing of the past. If his proposal succeeds, internet service providers su.....»»

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Esports league fixing their rules after rejecting trans women in the worst way

The esports tournament organization ESL denied a team a of trans women from competing in its Female Open Summer 2017 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament. After one of the players went to BuzzFeed with her story, and news spread, ESL is lookin.....»»

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