Donald Trump spent Saturday retweeting far-right personalities. Then he told them they’re right.

Donald Trump spent Saturday retweeting far-right personalities. Then he told them they’re right.

The president retweeted alt-right figures before renewing his attacks on media companies. President Donald Trump seemed to spend a lot of time Saturday morning on Twitter, retweeting Islamophobic content, as well as sharing tweets defending far-right activists recently banned from Facebook. The president retweeted a video from Deep State Exposed, an alt-right account that contains numerous Islamophobic tweets and conspiracy theories, including some linked to QAnon. The account’s author, Jeremy Stone, mentions in his Twitter…

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Read a comic about the history of biological warfare from the author of World War Z

Read a comic about the history of biological warfare from the author of World War Z

Today is Free Comic Book Day, and if you can’t make it to your local comic store, there’s one book that you can find online: Germ Warfare: A Very Graphic History, written by Max Brooks, the author of World War Z. The 44-page graphic novel is a free download from the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense, and looks at humanity’s history with biological warfare. The Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense commissioned the project,…

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Fortnite’s volcano has erupted, destroying Tilted Towers

Fortnite’s volcano has erupted, destroying Tilted Towers

One of Fortnite’s most iconic locations is no more. Today, after a few weeks of teasing, the Fortnite volcano has finally erupted, and it has taken out various parts of the island. Most notably, Tilted Towers — the busiest area of Fortnite’s island — has been almost entirely destroyed. The event started out when a mysterious spaceship-like vault located in Loot Lake opened up, transporting players to a strange new dimension. There, six previously removed…

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The FTC is reportedly divided about how to hold Facebook accountable for privacy lapses

The FTC is reportedly divided about how to hold Facebook accountable for privacy lapses

A new report from The New York Times says that the Federal Trade Commission is having trouble agreeing on a suitable punishment for Facebook’s privacy lapses, and that its members are specifically trying to determine whether or not CEO Mark Zuckerberg should be held personally responsible. Facebook is reportedly facing a huge fine from the FTC over its highly-public privacy lapses, and has said that it’s setting aside $3 billion to cover that fine, and…

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