Pug Has Serious Case of French Fry Face


“Zoidberg meets Admiral Ackbar.”

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Hurricane Matthew: 339 dead in Haiti, storm threatens Florida and 'Space Coast' sites

Homes destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Jeremie, Haiti, October 6, 2016. REUTERS

Hurricane Matthew looks like it may become the first major hurricane to directly hit the United States in more than 10 years. The powerful storm has killed 339 people in Haiti, according to updated figures from local officials Thursday night. As Matthew spiraled north through the Caribbean toward the southeastern U.S. coastline, it grew into even more of a monster.

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'Voyage of Time,' Terrence Malick IMAX film with Brad Pitt narration, is an awesome cosmic meditation


You know what America needs right now? A little perspective.

For that, I recommend you head to your local IMAX theater and see Terrence Malick’s “Voyage of Time: The Imax Experience.” It's a psychedelic meditation on the history of the cosmos that's very kid-friendly, and a wonderful reminder of the big, big picture.

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Celebrity "nano-impressions" with master impressionist Jim Meskimen


Our Boing Boing pal Joe Sabia shares this wonderful video his team created for Vanity Fair.

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Southwest plane evacuated after Samsung Note 7 catches fire. It was a recall replacement.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7
In Louisville, KY today, a Southwest Airlines plane that had not yet left the ground was evacuated on the runway, after one passenger’s Samsung smartphone caught fire. No injuries were reported.

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Super cool skull sculpture uses magnets, how do they work?


Ferrofluid is so awesome.

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Time for a puppy party


A family of happy Spanish Mastiffs.

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A Pug In Sheep's Clothing


“Day 15, they still haven't figured out I am a dog.”

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Russia abruptly halts nuclear and energy-related research pact with U.S.

Vladimir Putin. Photo: Reuters

Welp, this does not sound good.

Cooperation between the United States and Russia hit a serious new snag today when the government of Donald Trump's personal hero Vladimir Putin put the brakes on an agreement with the United States in nuclear energy.

On Wednesday, Russian officials announced suspension of a nuclear research agreement, and the termination of a another agreement on uranium conversion.

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FBI hunts suspect in rare analog espionage case targeting Houston energy firm


With so many recent reports of hacks, software theft, and cloud-based security breaches, this "physical world" espionage case seems all the more mysterious.

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FBI arrests "Shadow Brokers" leak suspect charged with theft of NSA cyberweapons


Sometime over the last few weeks, the FBI made a secret arrest of a Maryland man who worked as a Booz Allen Hamilton contractor for the National Security Agency.

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New York Attorney General bans Trump Foundation from raising money in NY state


Following news reports showed that Donald J. Trump's nonprofit foundation did not have the proper paperwork to raise donations, the office of New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a “notice of violation” to the non-profit, “ordering it to immediately stop soliciting donations in New York,” reports the New York Times.

The letter, which was sent on Friday and released on Monday morning by Mr. Schneiderman’s office, said that its charities bureau had determined that the Donald J. Trump Foundation had been fund-raising in New York this year when it was not registered to do so under state law.

“The Trump Foundation must immediately cease soliciting contributions or engaging in any other fund-raising activities in New York,” wrote James Sheehan, the chief of the charities bureau.

Mr. Trump’s foundation has come under increasing scrutiny amid questions about his fulfillment of large charitable pledges and his lack of financial support in recent years.

The foundation’s compliance with the rules that govern nonprofit groups has also been a concern. The New York Times reported last month that Mr. Trump’s foundation does not show up on the charity registers in many states and The Washington Post subsequently reported that the foundation did not have the certification necessary to solicit money in New York.

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Trump tax records reveal "he could have paid no federal income tax for decades"


The New York Times obtained Donald Trump's 1995 tax records. These records show that Trump declared a $916 million loss that year, and because the sum was so substantial, it could have allowed him to legally avoid paying federal income tax for 18 years.

No word on who leaked them or why.

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Here's the Donald Trump sex tape (sort of)


GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump made a grotesque little cameo appearance in a Playboy softcore porn video released back in 2000. Do not worry, the appearance was very brief and he kept his clothes on. Because Jesus loves you.

“Beauty is beauty, and let’s see what happens with New York,” Trump says in the Playboy video.

You can watch it right here.

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Trump can't stop lying about Cuba, or threatening the truth-tellers who expose him

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a Hispanic Town Hall with supporters in Miami, Florida, on September 27.

Kurt Eichenwald writes today in Newsweek: “The response of Donald Trump and his staff on September 29 to the revelation that one of his companies illegally violated the Cuban trade embargo during Fidel Castro’s presidency has exposed a growing problem for the Republican nominee: His campaign operation is disorganized and shares Trump’s disdain for facts.”

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There's a "Garbage Pail Kids" Topps card set for the 2016 Presidential Race, and it's pretty great


Topps has released a 2016 Presidential campaign themed "Garbage Pail Kids" edition. They're updating the series pretty quickly! There's already a Donald Trump vs. Alicia Machado card.

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When you grow a pumpkin inside a plastic mold, this is what happens


“What happens when you grow a pumpkin inside a plastic mold,” shared by IMGURian "WuTangClams."

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