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‘Westworld’ Season 2 teaser promises even more violent delights with even more violent ends

We did it, you guys.  SEE ALSO: 27 reasons 2018 might not totally suck (pop culture edition) We survived an entire calendar year without Westworld and made it all the way to 2018, so we can finally, finally see what comes of the hosts’ bloody mutiny. And we’re starting to reap our rewards. During Super Bowl LII today, HBO dropped the very first trailer for Westworld Season 2, which promises another ten episodes of violent delights with violent ends. Westworld returns April 22. Read more: https://mashable.com/2018/02/04/westworld-tv-trailer/

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U.S. Stocks Sink Most Since 2011 as Rout Deepens: Markets Wrap

U.S. stocks plunged the most in 6 1/2 years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sinking more than 1,100 points, as the equity selloff reached a fever pitch amid rising concern that inflation will force interest rates higher. Treasuries rallied and gold rose on haven demand. Volatility roared back into American equity markets, as the S&P 500 Index sank 4.1 percent to wipe out its January gain and turn lower on the year. The index capped its worst day since the U.S. lost its pristine credit rating, topping the rout…

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23 More Tide Pod Memes The Government Doesn’t Want You To See

The year is 2018. America is in the midst of a Tide Pod epidemic. People are dying. Social media websites and Tide have teamed up to crack down on any and all mentions of the ultimate forbidden snack – but we’ve got what you crave. 1 Pin It Via Know Your Meme 2 Pin It Via Know Your Meme 3 Pin It Via Know Your Meme 4 Pin It Via Know Your Meme 5 Pin It Via Know Your Meme 6 Pin It Via Know Your Meme 7 Pin It…

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Black Customer Gets Accused Of Stealing His Own Jacket, So He Makes Them Regret It

Conley’s story has attracted the interest of the entire county, accumulating over 113K reactions and 150K shares on Facebook. The man plans to file a civil rights complaint and then a civil damages lawsuit. He claimed that the nationwide reaction to his Facebook post helped him realize how huge and widespread of an issue racial profiling is. James Conley, a regular customer of Old Navy has just had a shopping experience he will probably never forget https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/video1.mp4 Leaving the shop, James couldn’t believe what just happened Soon after, Old Navy…

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Eric Trump’s says his father can’t be a racist because he’s a capitalist

Eric Trump fervently defended his father, President Donald Trump, against a growing number of calls of racism in a series of interviews on Fox News on Tuesday and Wednesday—at one point suggesting the “only color” his father sees is green, the color of money. Speaking with Fox & Friends, a favorite talk program of the president, on Wednesday morning, Eric Trump defended his father against the calls of racism that have mounted after he allegedly called several African countries “shithole” nations during a meeting about immigration last week. His son’s defense?…

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Ad execs probably should have read the full MLK speech before making that commercial.

Things got a little awkward during the Super Bowl when Ram Trucks aired an ad titled “Built to Serve,” featuring the voice of  the late Martin Luther King Jr. The minute-long commercial was intended to highlight the importance of service, and for that, King’s “The Drum Major’s Instinct” sermon seemed to make for an appropriate backing track. Unfortunately for Ram, the clip came off as a standard truck ad, and it was roundly mocked on social media. “If you want to be important — wonderful,” King’s voice can be heard…

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Yale psychiatry professor who wanted President Trump ‘contained’ vanishes from Twitter

Yale assistant professor of psychiatry Bandy X. Lee made a huge splash in the media last week after meeting with a handful of Democrats in Congress to sound the alarm over the president’s mental fitness to serve. Lee has appeared on MSNBC and SiriusXM, and pieces about her appeared in Vox, Politico, and The Guardian, all of which she retweeted, having just joined Twitter “to inform people where they may have questions.” Lee tweeted over the weekend that she was demanding a correction to a “wildly speculative and inaccurate article”…

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SERIOUSLY!? City of Seattle’s response to reports about new soda tax proves prog pols FAILED Econ-101

The city of Seattle had a new soda tax kick in on January 1st, and it’s quite a doozy: Promoting health at a hefty price: Seattle’s soda tax starts Jan. 1 (Story by @DBeekman) https://t.co/NClYmO7AFZ pic.twitter.com/XJvaRuwwQ5 — The Seattle Times (@seattletimes) December 31, 2017 City officials are trying to dispel reports like the one above indicating the tax will actually increase the price of certain drinks. Why? Because they don’t intend for that to be the case: "The tax is collected on the final distribution of sweetened beverages by a…

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Shop Owner Feeds Deer That Wandered In, Deer Comes Back With Entire Family

Photographs via Satar on Twitter A recent story has gone viral on Twitter after user Satar posted photos and the following story: “A deer entered one of the shops in Colorado. The shop owner gave him some chocolate biscuits and chocolate. He came out of the store and returned after half an hour with all his family members 😂” I mean how could you say no to a face like that! A deer entered one of the shops in Colorado. The shop owner gave him some chocolate biscuits and chocolate.…

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