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Former NFL Star Chris Johnson Accused of Funding Murder-for-Hire Plot

Former NFL Star Chris Johnson Accused of Funding Murder-for-Hire Plot

When retired professional athletes trend on social media, my nerves get bad.

Yes, it could be related to some prosperous new endeavor or other good news, but far too often, it’s not. And in the case of former NFL All-Pro Chris Johnson, he’s reportedly gotten himself into some serious shit.

From Bleacher Report:

Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson is accused in new court documents...

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With Coachella delayed, here's a virtual Fauxchella: BIGBANG, Big Sean, and more big headliners live

With Coachella delayed, here's a virtual Fauxchella: BIGBANG, Big Sean, and more big headliners live

Southern California was meant to be inundated with thousands of flower-headbanded and totally sober music lovers this weekend, until the coronavirus pandemic made it necessary for the 2020 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival organizers to push the annual festival to mid-October . So we sadly won’t be sweating it out next to complete strangers while Danny Elfman of all people jams out on...

22 minutes ago.

Amazon to let Twitch streamers hold "watch parties" of Prime content

Amazon to let Twitch streamers hold "watch parties" of Prime content

Watching someone play a video game while they make inane/stupid/insightful comments has become a big industry, as has illegally streaming pirated content under the guise of playing a video game, so Amazon has decided to combine the two activities with a new program called “Watch Parties” where top-level streamers on Twitch can watch specific Amazon Prime content along with their subscribers,...

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Formula One Won't Give Up On The 2020 Season Until October

Formula One Won't Give Up On The 2020 Season Until October

The 2020 Formula One season schedule originally had a massive 22 race weekends on the board, but nine of those have already been cancelled or postponed (and a tenth, the French Grand Prix, on deck). As the motorsport community continues to spiral in the wake of the covid-19 international crisis, the series managing director Ross Brawn has set a “drop dead point” for running a season almost by...

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Accomplishing Things In Animal Crossing Leaves Me Feeling Kinda Bummed

Accomplishing Things In Animal Crossing Leaves Me Feeling Kinda Bummed

Earlier this week, my partner quit playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons. I have continued to incrementally improve my island with new establishments, nicer houses, and a preponderance of glassy-eyed, unblinking gnome statues. But mostly, I just fish and catch bugs. “It’s something to do with my hands,” I say to her in an attempt to explain my choice of leisure activity. It feels satisfying....

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Was Trump Gifting Ventilators to His Allies? One Congresswoman Thinks So and She Has Receipts

Was Trump Gifting Ventilators to His Allies? One Congresswoman Thinks So and She Has Receipts

On Wednesday evening, Rep. Diana DeGette claimed that President Trump was running a little quid-pro-ventilators as he tried to garner political favor during a global pandemic.

According to CNN, the Colorado Democrat put in an order for ventilators that went all but ignored. But, when vulnerable GOP Sen. Cory Gardner, who’s also from her state, asked for ventilators, they were sent the very...

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47 minutes ago. 3 comments

Mike Pence Throws Extremely Petty Tantrum

Mike Pence Throws Extremely Petty Tantrum

America’s leading death cult (also known as the Republicans) continues to reach astronomical new heights of pettiness and depravity. According to CNN Business, on Thursday Vice President Mike Pence’s office delivered and then reversed an edict which banned senior health officials from speaking with CNN on-air, after the network decided to stop airing the entirety of the White House’s long,...

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Netflix announces Tiger King after-show, hosted by Joel McHale

Netflix announces Tiger King after-show, hosted by Joel McHale

Putting a cap on a thread of Tiger King speculation that did not, for once, fixate itself firmly on the question of “Hey, who tried to murder who?”, Netflix has confirmed rumors that a follow-up episode of the provocative docuseries is in the works. Ensuring that things stay properly Soup-y, the streaming service has also recruited Joel McHale to host the after-show, which will feature most...

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Signal Threatens to Pull Out of the U.S. If Congress Passes Bullshit Anti-Encryption Bill

Signal Threatens to Pull Out of the U.S. If Congress Passes Bullshit Anti-Encryption Bill

Signal, the popular and trusted encrypted messaging app, might not be available in the U.S. should a certain bill make it through Congress.

The EARN IT Act, introduced into the Senate last month by South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, aims to revise the “framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children,” and on the surface, that seems like a good thing....

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1 hours 12 minutes ago.

Resident Evil Glitch Spawns Too Much Mr. X

Resident Evil Glitch Spawns Too Much Mr. X

Today on Highlight Reel we have Mount & Blade clips, Jedi goofs, Red Dead physics, Valorant aces and much more!

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Federal Reserve No Longer Accountable to the Public Under Recovery Law

Federal Reserve No Longer Accountable to the Public Under Recovery Law

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a new level of economic strain upon the American public with very little precedent. The United States government has taken action by authorizing massive levels of federal spending. Unfortunately, these efforts are hampered with a lot of shadiness.

Politico reports that the recovery law that provides $450 billion in bailout spending allows the Federal Reserve...

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1 hours 19 minutes ago.

Saturday Night Live is coming back this weekend with some kind of new episode

Saturday Night Live is coming back this weekend with some kind of new episode

Sorry, Ian Abramson: Weeks after you filled the void left by Saturday Night Live’s coronavirus hiatus with your own solo show , the real thing is actually going to come back—though it’s still somewhat unclear how that’s going to work. According to Deadline, SNL “will start airing original content” this Saturday night for an undetermined length of time, possibly live (at least in some...

1 hours 35 minutes ago.

Travelex Reportedly Paid Ransomware Hackers 285 Bitcoin Worth Over $2 Million

Travelex Reportedly Paid Ransomware Hackers 285 Bitcoin Worth Over $2 Million

Following a ransomware attack against foreign exchange company Travelex earlier this year, the company reportedly paid a hefty, multimillion-dollar sum to hackers in the form of hundreds of bitcoin.

Citing a source familiar with the details of the transaction, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the London-based company paid hackers 285 bitcoin for a ransom worth roughly $2.3...

1 hours 35 minutes ago. 1 comments

Lots of celebrities are taking their show ideas straight to Instagram

Lots of celebrities are taking their show ideas straight to Instagram

It’s been a weird year. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to completely halt life as we once knew it, finding small sources of comfort and connection are now burgeoning on critical. If we can’t escape to a movie theater, rely on new television, or even just hang out at a friend’s house, creativity—whether it come from within or at the hands of others—will be the key to maintaining some...

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