Hundreds of frozen pizzas left on highway after truck crashes


Pizza lovers suffered a huge loss on Wednesday after a truck crash left a highway littered with boxes of frozen pizza. 

Westbound traffic on I-30 near Little Rock, Arkansas, was at a standstill on Wednesday as cleaning crews attempted to remove remnants of the wreck from the road. It appears as if most of the pizzas were Tombstone and Digiorno. 

The mess was so large that the state needed to bring out a tractor to help scoop up the wasted pies.

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Image:  ArDOT / Rusty Hubbard

Image:  ArDOT / Rusty Hubbard

Aside from the loss of pizza, the Arkansas Department of Transportation reports that there were no injuries in the crash. Read more…

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Enough with the online collectible card games


Yesterday’s announcement of a collectible card game based on Dota 2 was the moment that the video game industry reached its saturation point with card games.

When Hearthstone came out in 2014, Blizzard unwittingly set off an avalanche of copycat online collectible card games. Developers undoubtedly saw the success of the World of Warcraft-based card game and thought, “Hey, we can do that, too,” and now all of these projects are trickling out of development darkness and scrambling to stand out in the competitive card game dog pile.

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Within the past five months, The Elder Scrolls series has gotten a card game, the Fable series has gotten a card game, and The Witcher 3‘s card game Gwent has started its stand-alone open beta.  Read more…

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Teen arrested over hundreds of bomb threats allegedly sold them for $30 on the dark web


An Israeli teenager named Michael Kadar stands accused of sending bomb threats to 245 Jewish Community Centers and schools across the United States. That number — 245 — seems stunningly high, and that might be because he had a list of clients who paid him to make the threats.

What we know from newly unsealed court documents is that Kadar is accused of soliciting his services on AlphaBay, a dark web marketplace where buyers and sellers exchange goods and services that, shall we say, you won’t find on eBay. 

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The teenager would allegedly email a threat to a school for just 30 bucks, half the price of a newly released video game. He’d add $15 to the tab if his client wanted Kadar to frame someone, though the teenager warned potential clients that his “experience” told him that “putting someones name in the emailed threat will reduce the chance of the threat being successful.” Read more…

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Facebook is finally ready for its next big move: Taking on TV


Updated Aug. 9, 2017, at 4:23 p.m. PDT with more information from Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg has been preaching video as our future for the last couple years. On Thursday, he’s launching the next big step in the company’s quest to dominate every last second of your waking life.

Facebook is set to debut original shows made by media partners exclusively for the social network, marking the company’s official entry into the high-end online video world that already includes rivals Amazon, Netflix, Google, and Apple.

It is also a product update, meaning the video tab in Facebook’s mobile app will feature a new section called “Watch” to highlight the initiative. “Watch” will also appear on desktop and Facebook’s TV apps. Read more…

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Finn is still crushing on Rey in ‘The Last Jedi’—but may end up with another woman


He may have held his ground bravely against Kylo Ren in lightsaber combat, but ex-Stormtrooper Finn hasn’t changed much in The Last Jedi

When the John Boyega character comes out of the coma where we left him at the end of The Force Awakens, he’s feeling pretty much the same way he did for most of that movie — wanting to get away from the whole war between Resistance and First Order, hoping the woman he met on Jakku will come with him.

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“This is his chance to get away and perhaps find Rey and go off together,” Boyega tells EW. “He’s trying to do that at first … it got really real for him, and he just wants to get away and not get involved.” Read more…

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YouTube CEO perfectly sums up why Google engineer’s memo is so hurtful


Another Google executive has spoken out against the sexist memo written by a former engineer at the company.

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki wrote about how the memo brought up the pain associated with the sexism she and others in the tech industry have faced for years. The op-ed, published by Fortune Wednesday, perfectly sums up why the memo, which some within the company apparently defended, is so hurtful.

SEE ALSO: Yes, that controversial Google diversity rant matters. Like, really matters.

Whether or not there are “biological reasons” that keep women out out of tech and leadership roles, she says, is a questions that “has weighed heavily on me throughout my career in technology.” Read more…

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Watch how this service dog helps its owner during a seizure


A woman who suffers from seizures shared a training video which highlights how her service dog Colt helps her from injuring herself.

Janaye endured a traumatic brain injury in 2012, which makes it extremely dangerous if she were to hit her head, such as in a seizure. Thankfully, her pup Colt is always by her side to protect her from further injury.

Janaye recently released a training video, which demonstrates how Colt can help her in this situation

“This is just us keeping up with his training,” Janaye wrote on YouTube. “I have to test him on everything that he knows often to make sure he still does it all reliably. He is trained to do this in a certain way that keeps both him and me safe.” Read more…

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Poor raccoon gets rescued after being stuck in peanut butter jar


We’ve heard about getting caught red-handed with your hand in the cookie jar, but what about getting caught with your head stuck in a peanut butter jar?

It sounds a little embarrassing, but that’s what happened to raccoon out wandering in someone’s yard out on Long Island, New York.

The little creature was probably super hungry for some peanut butter, so he said “why not just stick my whole entire head in the jar? That’ll surely get me every last drop.” 

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Smooth thinking, raccoon. You didn’t think about how you’d get yourself out of there, huh? Read more…

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Giant inflatable chicken with Trump’s hairdo lands near White House


A giant inflatable chicken with golden locks is back at the White House. 

Back in April the so-called “Trump chicken” became a mascot during the Tax March. Now the inflatable poultry with a Trump-like hairdo is back, popping up Wednesday in the Ellipse park just behind the White House.

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Many noticed something was different and pointed out the golden-haired chicken Wednesday.

.@whca @markknoller who is floating the Orange Haired Chicken by @WhiteHouse anyone know?

— Tammy Haddad (@haddadmedia) August 9, 2017 Read more…

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We’ve got the sweet little notes Gen. Kelly tucks into Trump’s lunchbox every day


President Trump is only human: he needs inspo just like the rest of us. 

A new report by VICE alleges that aides now give the president two folders full of positive, pro-Trump news clippings on a daily basis to help ease his mood. And while we weren’t unable to obtain any of those folders ourselves, we were able to find something better: the sweet little notes Trump’s babysitter, General Kelly, tucks into Trump’s lunchbox each morning.

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Trump is a tough little guy who often gets bullied by CNN and other world leaders on the global playground. Of course his Chief of Staff sends him uplifting notes. He cares about him, and doesn’t want to see the entire world eviscerated because of a late night tweet. Read more…

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