Twitter to neo-Nazis: you have until December 18

Twitter to neo-Nazis: you have until December 18
Remember, remember the 18th of December.Image: Getty Images for Thurgood Marshall College FundTwitter is cracking down on hate speech and not just by looking at its own site.  In what amounts to a major shift in Twitter policy, the company announced on Friday that it will be monitoring user's behavior "on and off the platform" and will suspend a user's account if they affiliate with violent organizations, according to an update to Twitter's Help Center on Friday.  SEE ALSO:

2 googly eyes and a dream: How Mr. Trash Wheel went viral and conquered Baltimore.

2 googly eyes and a dream: How Mr. Trash Wheel went viral and conquered Baltimore.
When a group of local business leaders decided to make the Baltimore harbor fishable and swimmable by 2020, they quickly realized they needed to get weird. "We wanted to install a device that would immediately reduce the amount of trash going into the Baltimore harbor," explains Adam Lindquist, director of the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore's Healthy Harbor Initiative. The solution came from local sailor and inventor John Kellett who, after years of noticing trash floating in the Jones Falls

Minecraft announces new aquatic update, opening up underwater worlds for you to explore

Minecraft announces new aquatic update, opening up underwater worlds for you to explore
During the MineCon Earth 2017 livestream on Saturday, the game’s development team revealed a new slew of features coming to the iconic game, including massively expanded oceans complete with dolphins. The update is called, appropriately enough, “The Update Aquatic,” and it’s one of a few changes to the game teased by video game developer Mojang on Saturday. The update will also include new water physics, explorable underwater shipwrecks, oceanic terrain, and tridents, a new combination ranged/melee weapon perfectly suited

Houston Astros Star Makes Ugly Racial Gesture About A Japanese Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher At The World Series Watch

Houston Astros Star Makes Ugly Racial Gesture About A Japanese Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher At The World Series  Watch
This was NOT a good look. The World Series is exciting so far with some brilliant and exciting games between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros, but what happened last night in Houston is something Darvish, who is from Japan, was evidently the target of a motion Gurriel — who is from Cuba — did with his hands towards his eyes, laughing about it afterwards with teammates. Here's the video clip of the moment in question (below): Yuli

Woman says Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010

Woman says Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010
(CNN)A woman says Sen. Al Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010, telling CNN that he grabbed her buttocks while taking a photo at the Minnesota State Fair.Franken has since issued an apology to Tweeden and faces a potential investigation by the Senate Ethics Committee. "I was upset. I wasn't happy about it in the least," Jeremy Menz said. "He was already gone and I wasn't going to confront him. But yeah -- I was in shock, really."Menz's father, Mark

This week in black women: We won big at the polls and fixed McDonald’s ice cream problem.

This week in black women: We won big at the polls and fixed McDonald’s ice cream problem.
We mourned, again. We voted, again. And black women had another week of breaking barriers and doing the most in the best way. This is the third edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. With elections across the country, this week was a big one. I've got shoutouts for a noteworthy artist, innovative entrepreneurs, and the black women politicians getting it done at the state

How the WhatsApp supermarket scam works

How the WhatsApp supermarket scam works
So far, 33 people have come forward to report falling victim to the scam, although it is unclear how many people have received the message. Fake WhatsApp fools Android users 'We lost £300,000 through payment scam' How does it work? Report End of Twitter post by @_robp People who clicked the links contained in the WhatsApp messages are sent to a survey. According to Action Fraud, the survey urges victims to hand over their financial information.If, however, a person

Every ‘Harry Potter’ movie is coming to HBO

Every ‘Harry Potter’ movie is coming to HBO
is summoning every film to its airwaves and streaming services for Muggles to enjoy starting Jan. 1, 2018. Harry PotterHBO Go, and HBO NowFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Themcurrently airing and streaming on HBONot only will fans be able to watch the series unedited and without commercials, they can stream and create their own marathons whenever they want. Harry Pottersaid in a statementHarry PotterTo celebrate the announcement, HBO released a short, animated video featuring the Marauder’s Map that

This Is What Donald Trump Would Look Like With Normal Hair

This Is What Donald Trump Would Look Like With Normal Hair
Love him or hate him, Donald Trump has been in the public eye for decades. That means he’s been fair game for the more creative folks among us to photoshop the now American President into fictional situations. Check out this hilarious seasonal ‘shop for a laugh: Not too shabby, right? It’s possibly even presidential. Maybe someone should suggest to the Commander in Chief that he should get a haircut ASAP. The photo gives Trump a much more average hairline,

Fox News Bans Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons for Life

Fox News Bans Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons for Life
Kiss frontman Gene Simmonsuntil this week, a favorite guest on Fox News and Fox Business Network programs, which couldnt get enough of his supposedly outrageous rock-star antics mixed with conservative politicshas been banned for life from the right-leaning cable channels.Fox finally had enough of Simmons after he crudely insulted female Fox staffers, taunted them and exposed his chest, and otherwise behaved like the demon character he plays onstage. Management was not amused, and Simmonss photograph was promptly posted Wednesday

This week in black women: A badass Barbie, Jesmyn Ward, and the video game of your dreams.

This week in black women: A badass Barbie, Jesmyn Ward, and the video game of your dreams.
Creeps faced a reckoning. Thanksgiving is almost here. And black women had another week of turning everything they touch into gold. This is the fourth edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. I've got cheers and shoutouts for a much-needed video game, the mother of black Hollywood, an Olympic fencer turned toy, a Republican (yes, really!), a two-time award-winning author, and so much more. Let's

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 5,000 Barrels Of Oil In South Dakota, TransCanada Says

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 5,000 Barrels Of Oil In South Dakota, TransCanada Says
The company said the conduit was “safely shut down” about 6 a.m. local time, in line with safety procedures, but environmental groups have pointed to the leak as evidence a sister pipeline, the Keystone XL, should be rejected in neighboring Nebraska. The company shared an aerial photo of the area affected by the spill on Twitter and said emergency crews and cleanup personnel had been sent to the site. Brian Walsh, a spokesman for South Dakota’s Department of Environmental and

Here’s what Sean Hannity actually said about Roy Moore’s accusers and consent

Here’s what Sean Hannity actually said about Roy Moore’s accusers and consent
On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that one woman said Roy Moore, the Republican nominee in Alabama for U.S. Senate, sexually assaulted her in 1979, when she was 14, and that three others say they had consensual relationships with Moore when they were between the ages of 16 and 18 and he was in his early 30s. Amid Republicans parsing the validity and morality of these allegations was Fox News host Sean Hannity, who, during his Nov. 9 airing of his

Celebrity chef Carluccio dies at 80

Celebrity chef Carluccio dies at 80
'A charming don'Jamie Oliver paid tribute to his "first London boss", working with the Italian at Carluccio's Neal Street Restaurant in Covent Garden 25 years ago."He was such a charismatic charming don of all things Italian," Oliver wrote on Instagram."Always hanging out the front door of the restaurant with a big fat cigar, a glass of something splendid and his amazing fuzzy white hair."Viva Antonio Carluccio... Cook a feast up there mate," he added. Report End of Twitter post

Uber, Lyft ban far-right activist for anti-Muslim rant

Uber, Lyft ban far-right activist for anti-Muslim rant
Uber and Lyft banned a far-right activist after she complained about not being able to find a “non Muslim” cab driver. Laura Loomer, who calls herself an “investigative journalist,” sacrificed her job on Wednesday because she couldn’t find a ride-hailing driver who didn’t look Muslim. That experience sparked a lengthy anti-Muslim Twitter rant. “I’m late to the NYPD press conference because I couldn’t find a non Muslim cab or @Uber @lyft driver for over 30 min! This is insanity,” Loomer

Portraits of the New York terror attack victims

Portraits of the New York terror attack victims
(CNN)Eight people -- six foreign tourists and two Americans -- were killed Tuesday in the deadliest terror attack that New Yorkers have seen since 9/11. Here's what we know about those killed:Drake lived in New Milford, New Jersey, but worked in New York as a project manager for Moody's Analytics, an economics research firm.When his parents couldn't reach him hours after the attack, they drove to Bellevue Hospital in New York, where they were told he had died."At the