The FBI-NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Port Authority police shut down the Lincoln Tunnel for 45 minutes last week because someone reported a group of people running through it in camouflage. The camo-wearers were a group of 16-year-old dancers who were late for a TV appearance on BET: "it seems fairly obvious that if a squad of terrorists did try to infiltrate Manhattan or any other urban area, they would not dress in camouflage to do it, and would not be sprinting."
The Guardian reports that Buckingham Palace is demanding UK broadcasters remove clips of recent royal footage, including almost all their coverage of Queen Elizabeth II's funeral and memorial. The BBC, ITV and Sky News have been given until Monday to produce a 60-minute compilation of clips they would like to keep from ceremonial events held… READ THE REST
Reports of a military coup in China spread this weekend, claiming that top a PLA general had taken control and that president Xi Jinping was under house arrest. None of it was true, much of it was instantly debunked, but truth is dead and all hell broke loose on social media—for as long as the… READ THE REST
When someone is oblivious, it can manifest as either a cute character defect or an annoying one. We're all capable of missing the forest for the trees now and then, but if the end result is harmless, we generally classify it as an endearing trait. As a result, I find myself incredibly conflicted writing this… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Communication is the key to, well, almost everything. Understanding and being understood is so core to the experience of life that species will do almost anything to make sure they're heard… READ THE REST
Life can be hectic, which is why so much of our day-to-day activities have shifted to online services. But, one thing that's been difficult to move to the online world is keeping track of your health. While you used to have to account for all the time you'd sit in traffic on the way to… READ THE REST