Video of the ritual destruction of a Guardian laptop with the Snowden leaks, as ordered by Prime Minister David Cameron


Remember when UK Prime Minister David Cameron ordered government officials to go to the offices of the Guardian in London and demand the symbolic destruction of a laptop with the Edward Snowden leaks on it? It was a bizarre kind of high-tech exorcism, a bizarre ritual in which one of many, many copies of the Snowden documents were ritually destroyed, because, in the Prime Minister's words, "We've had enough debate about them."

The Guardian has posted a video of the exorcism, showing how the stern officials oversaw the piece-by-piece systematic destruction of the machine. It's not embeddable, but it's a remarkable piece of footage that you should really go and watch.

Revealed: the day Guardian destroyed Snowden hard drives under watchful eye of GCHQ – video

(via Techdirt)

Man destroys own apartment after meeting homosexual demon

Jeremy Jarnell Anderson, 22, was taken to jail and charged with arson Thursday after "going ballistic" in his Oklahoma City apartment, reportedly kicking doors off hinges, pouring salt and soap over himself, and setting fire to it. Officers arrived to find him "screaming random things on the front porch," according to KFOR-TV: "Anderson told officers he met a “possessed homosexual demon” who wanted drugs from him and performed sexual acts on him."