The patients who said ‘f*ck cancer’ and went to Burning Man instead

Joel Balsam January 11, 2019 Share this article Deep in the Black Rock Desert—and arguably even deeper into the Burning man experience—a hardy crew of cancer patients are burying their diagnoses in the dust.  The sun is beating down over one of the most inhospitable places on the planet and I can’t remember the last […]

‘I never said fast or slow’: Trump has vague timeline for ‘sand and death’ Syria withdrawal

President Donald Trump told reporters that his planned withdrawal of US troops from Syria would take place over an unspecified “period of time,” adding that previous reports of a withdrawal within four months were false. The president announced the pullout from Syria on Christmas Eve, leaving Turkish forces to “eradicate whatever is left of ISIS” […]

Elon Musk said The Boring Company wants to prove it can send 4,000 vehicles traveling at 155 mph through its tunnels every hour

Patrick Fallon / Reuters The next step for The Boring Company is to show that it can send a large number of vehicles through a tunnel at high speeds, founder Elon Musk said on Wednesday via Twitter. “Next step for @BoringCompany Loop is demonstrating high throughput at high speed. Target is 4000 vehicles/hour at 155mph […]

The unauthorized immigrant who makes Trump’s bed at Bedminster and said she is ‘tired of the abuse’ has no idea whether she’ll be deported

YouTube/ABC News Victorina Morales, who publicly came forward and told The New York Times she is an unauthorized immigrant working at one of President Donald Trump’s properties, said she’s unsure what will happen to her in the wake of the controversy. Morales did not report for work on Friday, and ignored a call from her […]

A 69-year-old Dutch man just tried to legally subtract 20 years from his age — but the court said no way

Courtesy of Emile Ratelband Emile Ratelband just asked a Dutch court to let him shave 20 years off his legal age.  Ratelband argued that he should be able to have an age that’s as young as he feels. But he doesn’t think the privilege should extend to people who feel older than their age. The […]

VP Pence said to be gearing up for all-out Cold War with China unless it bows to all US demands

Washington expects Beijing to undertake a dramatic change in all of its policies to accommodate US demands and is prepared for prolonged hostilities if it does not, Vice President Mike Pence reportedly said. The confrontational stance of the Trump administration was described by journalist Josh Rogin in a Washington Post opinion piece. He said Pence […]

A Nevada pimp who said he’s just like Trump won a state election even though he died 3 weeks ago

REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo Dennis Hof has been elected to the Nevada state assembly even though he died three weeks ago. Hof, a pimp who owned several legal brothels in Nevada, died in October but got almost 70% of the vote against his Democratic challenger. Hof called himself “The Trump of Pahrump” and said his support was similar […]

Roger Federer: You won’t believe what Swiss legend said about the Paris Masters

Federer – who booked his place in the quarter-finals of the final 1000 series event of the season – will face Japan’s Kei Nishikori next. If he triumphs this week in the French capital, it will be his 100th ATP Tour title, leaving him nine short of Jimmy Connors’ record. Federer has already been granted […]

Tottenham fans will HATE what Mauricio Pochettino said about Arsenal boss Unai Emery

The pair will go head to head twice in December after being drawn against them in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals. They meet in the Premier League on December 2 before the cup match on December 17. But the managers could be set for an unusual bromance with Pochettino admitting he ‘loves’ the Arsenal boss. “It […]