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North Korean Hack of U.S. War Plans Shows Off Cyber Skills

The techno soldiers of Kim Jong Un are growing more aggressive in defending North Korea’s supreme leader against threats from The Interview.” If Kim’s cyber warriors have indeed stolen the top-secret intelligence, it raises alarms about the security of U.S.-South Korea information and the effectiveness of potential military options. “The plan is fundamental to conducting a war operation and leakage of even a small part of it is very critical,” Rhee Cheol-hee, the ruling party lawmaker, said in a telephone interview. “How could we fight against an enemy and win a…

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Lady Gaga takes Trump down a notch with one scathing tweet

Lin-Manuel Miranda dominated headlines today for condemning President Donald Trump “straight to hell” for his criticism of Puerto Rico’s mayor and for his lack of response after Hurricane Maria, but another celebrity may have cracked the case. According to Lady Gaga’s Saturday morning tweet, the pop singer is pretty sure Trump’s logic for which areas to help boils down to simple arithmetic. Oh I see @realDonaldTrump you're not helping PR because of the electoral votes u need to be re-elected #Florida=29 #Texas=38 #PuertoRico=0 — xoxo, Gaga (@ladygaga) September 30, 2017…

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NYT reader perfectly explains why women didn’t speak up about Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein.Image: Getty Images One of the counter-arguments in the whole Harvey Weinstein saga that keeps seeping through social media as more celebrities speak up against the disgraced Hollywood producer is: why didn’t these women come forward years ago? Why not before the New York Times investigation and the public outcry that followed?  SEE ALSO: Georgina Chapman leaves husband Harvey Weinstein with a strong statement Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow were among the heavyweights who on Tuesday alleged the movie mogul sexually harassed them over the years, The New York…

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A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.

NFL legend Mike Ditka may have had the worst take of all time this week when he said, “There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of.” The former coach and star tight end of the Chicago Bears appeared on Jim Gray’s national radio show ahead of Monday Night Football, Oct. 9 to talk football, protests, and apparently his rudimentary knowledge of American history. Gray even tried to help Ditka out of the hole he dug for himself, citing the social activism of athletes like…

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Mensa Offers To Host An IQ Test With Tillerson And Trump

Earlier today, it was revealed that the President of the United States challenged his very own Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to an IQ test to prove who was the smartest of them all. If you thought that was strange, well things just took a turn for the surreal. As reported by The Hill, American Mensa – the US chapter of the high IQ society – said that they would “be happy to hold a testing session for President Trump and Secretary Tillerson.” Charles Brown, the organization’s communication director, declined…

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Donna Karan defends Harvey Weinstein: ‘Are women asking for it?’

Fashion designer praises producer accused of harassment and suggests women presenting all the sensuality and all the sexuality are asking for trouble Fashion designer Donna Karan has come to the defence of film producer Harvey Weinstein by praising the movie mogul and saying women who dress sensually are asking for trouble. Weinsteins alleged conduct has been He was fired by the board of the Weinstein Company on Sunday after it learned of new information about his behaviour. The producer had been on a leave of absence after the Daily Mail…

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Guy Converts Old Ambulance He Bought Off eBay and Starts Driving South

Photograph by @vanlife_ian_down_travels on Instagram Late last year Ian Dow took a leap of faith and bought an old ambulance from Missouri on eBay for US$2,800. After driving it over 2,000 KM back to his home in Cali, he immediately began to convert it into what he called his, ‘adventure/travel machine and tiny home’. After six months of salvaging, building and tinkering he was ready for adventure with his new home, nicknamed ‘El Salvador’, and his best friend and dog, ‘Dino’. Photograph by @vanlife_ian_down_travels on Instagram Photograph by @vanlife_ian_down_travels on…

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The One Thing You Should Let Go Of By The End Of This Year, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

God & Man Aries (March 21st to April 19th) Every time you weren’t the best. You don’t always have to come in first, and you don’t always have to be the best at everything you do. Put in your best effort and know that you did as much as you could. The world puts enough pressure on you, so you don’t need to put more on yourself. Taurus (April 20th to May 21st) Every time you made the wrong decision. In the moment you thought you were doing the right…

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