At least 9 people dead, thousands of homes destroyed in 3 dangerous wildfires burning across California

David McNew/Getty Images California is dealing with several dangerous wildfires. The Woolsey and Hill fires are burning on the outskirts of LA, and the Camp Fire in northern California destroyed an entire town in less than a day. The flames are being fueled by dry, hot conditions as well as strong winds. People in San […]

Putin: Syria peace process a priority, but remaining terrorists must be destroyed

Published time: 27 Oct, 2018 17:25 Edited time: 27 Oct, 2018 17:37 Setting up the committee to draft a new Syrian constitution is a priority, but eliminating the remaining “radical elements” in the country remains an important objective, Russia’s Vladimir Putin said at the Istanbul summit. “While the degree of violence in Syria has been […]

Furious Brazilians are blaming neglect and budget cuts for the fire that destroyed the 200-year-old National Museum

Buda Mendes/Getty Images A massive fire at Brazil’s National Museum, which housed over 20 million rare and ancient artifacts, has been blamed on years of neglect and budget cuts that left it in a vulnerable state.  The cause of the fire is still not yet known, though officials have said the blaze was a “tragedy” […]

Here are 8 industries that older Americans destroyed — proving you can’t blame millennials for everything

WikiCommons/Jeff Boyce Millennials have been accused of killing dozens of industries including fast-casual restaurants, napkins, golf, and beer.  Baby boomers — the name given to the generation born after World War II — are credited with ushering in lots of political and social change. And with those changes, some industries faded out and eventually died.  We've […]

Leaks, riots, and monocles: How a $60 in-game item almost destroyed EVE Online

(credit: Opening image based on Eve Online assets courtesy CCP Games.) Long before loot boxes became the bane of the Internet’s existence, in-game purchases at large could cause a bit of commotion within certain gaming communities. Roughly seven years ago, for instance, a simple monocle almost brought down one of the most active gaming communities […]

Couple forced to live outside UK have house turned into weed farm and destroyed by fire

A British man, whose wife has been prevented from entering the UK and who was told in March that his house had been turned into a cannabis farm by illegal immigrants, has now discovered that it’s been destroyed by a fire. The blaze at his home in Northumberland has left 47-year-old Michael Grieve on the […]

Facebook and its executives are getting destroyed after botching the handling of a massive data ‘breach’

Facebook executives waded into a firestorm of criticism on Saturday, after news reports revealed that a data firm with ties to the Trump campaign harvested private information from millions of Facebook users. Several executives took to Twitter to insist that the data leak was not technically a “breach.” But critics were outraged by the response […]

Netanyahu uses fragment of destroyed drone to taunt Iranian FM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a piece of what he said was fragment of an Iranian drone downed by the Israeli military to taunt Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Netanyahu used the prop while addressing a gathering at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday. “Mr. Zarif, you recognize this?” he asked while holding what […]

Star Wars 8: Cruel Luke used the destroyed BLUE lightsaber to TORTURE Kylo Ren

It was one of the biggest clues that Luke wasn’t really there. Eagle-eyed fans quickly noticed the Jedi master was holding a blade that had supposedly been destroyed. That, combined with his darker youthful beard and the fact that he never scuffed up the planet’s salt surface to reveal red clay below, tipped many off […]