Concentration camp themed escape room a bad idea

Some brilliant entrepreneurs decided to open an Aushcwitz themed escape room. I don't even want to fucking know what happens if you don't get out in time.

In America Nazis are as likely to get attacked by Shia LeBeouf as they are appointed Senior Advisor to the President.

Via fake news site CNN:

A Czech company has stopped selling tickets to its Auschwitz-themed "escape room" after facing fierce criticism for casting as a game the experience of Holocaust victims in one of World War II's most notorious concentration camps.

In a statement posted Friday to the Prague-based Dostaň Se Ven's website, the company said it originally designed the game to draw attention to the atrocities of Auschwitz. But it acknowledged that the backlash is "understandable" -- and said it would stop selling tickets immediately.

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Where are Bikram Choudhury's 43 missing supercars

Hotbox yoga magnate Bikram Choudhury made himself -- and a lot of his assets -- scarce after a Los Angeles court awarded almost everything he owns to the woman who won a sexual harassment case against him. Where did he hide 43 supercars? asks Jason Torchinsky of Jalopnik.

A former employee of Choudhury, Minakshi Jafa-Bodden, has just won her sexual harassment case against Choudhury, and was awarded by a Los Angeles court pretty much everything the yogi has: his 700 franchises, for example, and, most relevant to us, 43 really expensive cars, including “13 Rolls-Royces, eight Bentleys and three Ferraris,” according to The Daily Mail.

The problem is nobody knows where the fleet of supercars is. The garage manager claims ignorance, though Jafa-Bodden’s law team suggests they have photographic evidence that he was involved with the removal of the cars.

Minakshi Jafa-Bodden told the Mail on Sunday: “Bikram is no longer the boss of Bikram yoga. I am. I’ve been to hell and back but the jury has spoken. Bikram has tried to conceal assets and has fled America but justice will be done.”

Jason writes, "This clip (above) from HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel probably gives a better idea of who this guy is than any description I can type." In the video, Bikram claims four women committed suicide because he refused to have sex with them, and that people are willing to pay $1,000,000 for a "drop of his sperm." Read the rest

Professor who blocked a student reporter from reporting last year has been charged with assault

Dr. Melissa Click, the University of Missouri professor who blocked a student reporter from reporting on a campus protest, has been charged with class C or 3rd degree assault for her actions during the MU campus protests this past fall.

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YouTuber Adrian Gee exposed as fraud

YouTuber Adrian Gee of Australia has over 100 million views for his "social experiment" videos. He recently uploaded a video where he posed as a blind man standing in the street. He would approach strangers, hand them a $50 bill and ask if they had change for a $5. In the video, the strangers never corrected Gee, and stole the $50 bill instead.

The video became an international hit with over 2 million views and Gee appeared on TV news shows around the world to talk about it. But it turns out that all of the strangers were actors that Gee enlisted. Gee did not tell them the nature of the project, and now the some of the actors are getting all kinds of hate from people who think they are actual crooks.

In this video, Gee is exposed and confronted for making the deceptive video, and he isn't very happy about it. Read the rest

Terrible pickup lines from around the world

"Is your father a terrorist? Because you are the bomb."

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100 creeps busted in massive voyeurware sweep

More than 100 people around the world have been arrested in a coordinated sweep of RATers (people who deploy "remote access trojans" that let them spy on people through their computers cameras and mics, as well as capturing their keystrokes and files). The accused are said to have used the Blackshades trojan, which sold for $40 from, mostly for sexual exploitation of victims (though some were also accused of committing financial fraud).

A US District Court in Manhattan handed down indictments for Alex Yücel and Brendan Johnston, who are said to have operated Yücel, a Swedish national, was arrested in Moldova and is awaiting extradition to the USA. Johnstone is alleged to have been employed by Yücel to market and support Blackshades. Read the rest

Creeped out by couchsurfing

"Is a brave social experiment spreading love and hospitality around the world—or a hedonistic haven for creeps seeking an easy lay?" Read the rest