This poor alligator with a knife stuck in its head is seen swimming in a Texas lake

Erin Weaver spotted an American alligator swimming in a body of water near her home in Houston, Texas, and realized that the creature was the one in danger. Read the rest

Report: 1,000 new migrant adults detained at U.S. border weekly, "serious risk of exceeding safety standards on a regular basis'

One thousand more single migrant adults are being detained by U.S. border protection each week in 2019, with the detention system at "serious risk of exceeding safety standards on a regular basis," documents reported today by Newsweek show. Read the rest

Facebook hate group investigation reveals 400 police officers, including NYPD cops, to be members

A year-long investigation of private Facebook hate groups by REVEAL finds close to 400 current and retired law enforcement officers are members, including officers from small towns as well as big cities -- including NYPD. Read the rest

A new AI tool from Adobe can detect Photoshopped faces

We presume it can tell by the pixels.

Pew: 26% of US adults who earn under $30K/year are 'smartphone only' internet users

Americans who are poor increasingly use mobile phones as their primary way to go online.

Michael Avenatti sued over claims he pilfered paraplegic's $4 million

Attorney and disgraced anti-Trump media gadfly Michael Avenatti has been sued again, this time over allegations he siphoned off a paraplegic client's $4 million settlement. Read the rest

Adorable baby skunk is adorable

Just don't piss them off.

Artistic L.A. trucker transforms road grit into truck masterpieces

They call him 'The DaVinci of Dirt.'

Instagram was down for an hour on Thursday for some users

PlayStation Network was also down for a while on Thursday.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave WH Press Secretary job by end of month, Trump tweets

POTUS says Sanders to leave post by end of June, no replacement announced

Joe Biden, 2006: “I do not view abortion as a choice and a right. I think it’s always a tragedy”

Biden said he was 'odd man out' with Democrats on abortion in 2006

Jamming from inside a guitar, with Maple the dog

Unmute! Something wholesome for your internet enjoyment. Read the rest

House agrees to fund September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after Jon Stewart's emotional plea

Bill would extend fund expiration to 2090, no specific amount, whatever funds needed.

U.S. budget deficit now $739 Billion, despite GOP promises and Trump tariffs

38.8% more than the same period a year ago

Watch: Adam Savage ('MYTHBUSTERS') back on TV in 'SAVAGE BUILDS'

Is there anything Adam Savage can't build?

His new Discovery TV show attempts to answer the riddle. Read the rest

InfoWars and others spread lies on migrants bringing Ebola to US, officials confirm they're lying

Trump-aligned extremists are busily spreading disinformation online this week about 'Immigrants Are Bringing Ebola To The US.' Officials say the conspiracy amplified by Alex Jones of Infowars, Gateway Pundit, and other right-wingers is "Patently False." Read the rest

Girl can wiggle her eyelids

Eyelid wiggles! A useless superpower. Read the rest

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