Al-Qaeda's website was hacked, and what the hackers did was hilarious!

Al-Qaeda's website was hacked, and what the hackers did was hilarious!

Just imagine the look of surprise on an al-Qaeda member's face when they thought they were loading a tutorial on how to "make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom" but actually got a recipe for mojito cupcakes.


Famed British intelligence agency MI6 hacked 'Inspire,' the first English-language Jihadist online magazine, early last year but their cheeky content-swapping mission has only just been made public now.


As the story goes, they swapped potentially-destructive bomb-making tutorials with jumbled-up code for the Ellen DeGeneres talk show website, which contained cupcake recipes from Main Street Cupcakes in Hudson, Ohio.


Recipes for delicious-sounding mojito and rocky road cupcakes contained the caveat "Warning: Sugar rush ahead!" Better watch out for those dangerous cupcakes!


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Russian stray dogs have found new ways to survive--they take the subway!

Russian stray dogs have found new ways to survive--they take the subway!

Making the daily trip to and from work is one of the most despised tasks of the day.


Nobody looks forward to those crowded freeways, trains and buses, just fighting to get to the daily grind.


Well, now we aren't the only species to understand that pain—stray dogs are making the trip too in Russia.


Commuters sometimes noticed that stray dogs were amongst the other travelers on Russia's subway system. Dogs have figured out how to use the Moscow's immense subway to get around various stops to gather and hunt for food in different areas and then return home once the day is over.


Man, we all know that feeling!


The dogs go largely unnoticed since there as many as 35,000 stray dogs in Russia's capital and are found everywhere. Even if they are relatively homeless, the dogs are far from stupid and have adapted to the man-made jungle to survive and even thrive.


Maybe it's time the subway cracks down on these stray mutts and start charging them for a fare!


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Coal Fired Plants Release More Uranium In 7 Days Than Chernobyl/Nuclear Power Plants in 50 Years Combined!

Coal Fired Plants Release More Uranium In 7 Days Than Chernobyl/Nuclear Power Plants in 50 Years Combined!

While Nuclear Power is Clean, Coal fired power plants are the ones that generate over half of the United States’ electricity needs.


The coal generating these plants burn over 274,000 tons of waste PER day. This includes sulfur, chromium, and uranium.


Out of that 274,000 tons, 3.3 tons of that is uranium. Annually, that is 1200 tons of uranium. That is over 51 times the amount of uranium discharged during disasters like Chernobyl combined, in the past 50 years.


This pollution is another reason why our environment is not doing so well, but there are pros and cons to using this type of energy. There are definitely links to cancer including lung cancer to the leaks of these coal powered plants, but the cost of not using them is even greater.


According to the energy-consumers-edge, not using coal or nuclear power plants would create higher costs and more deaths than the side effects of using these plants would. What do you think?


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Orange Wasn't The Original Color of the Carrot, They Were Modified In The 17th Century!

Orange Wasn't The Original Color of the Carrot, They Were Modified In The 17th Century!

Your whole life has been a lie.


Carrots were available in the colors white and purple up until Dutch farmers successfully modified them to be orange, to match the ruling of the House of Orange-Nassau and as a tribute to William of Orange.


The orange carrot was bred in the Netherlands town of Hoorn around 1721 and scholars doubt it’s existence prior to the 16th century.


The history and thousands of years of yellow, white and purple carrots were completely demolished and wiped out in a single generation. In the 18th century, this was ruled as an offensive tribute, and forced William of Orange to leave the hague.


Carrots were then called the color of ‘sedition’ and were deemed to provocative. That’s right, the media deemed a helpless vegetable as “too provocative”. No object or human is safe when the world isn’t happy!


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A Sergeant in the Vietnam War single handedly killed more than 30 enemies while refusing to leave his injured comrades!

A Sergeant in the Vietnam War single handedly killed more than 30 enemies while refusing to leave his injured comrades!

History is the home to heroic icons that are way more bad ass than any Bruce Willis movie ever. Sergeant Ed Eaton is one of those men.


After his helicopter was shot down by the Vietcong in 1969, Ed, Major Mike Perkins, and another group of soldiers found themselves critically wounded as the enemy approached.


Ed Eaton was the least injured of all the soldiers, and took it upon himself to grab his assault rifle, and a broken sniper rifle and try to hold off the enemy.


He positioned himself on top of the busted helicopter and began to open fire, alternative between an assault rifle and a sniper rifle to trick the enemy into thinking there were more men firing than there actually was.


A rescue helicopter picked up the wounded soldiers, but Mike Perkins was pinned down underneath wreckage from the previous helicopter crash.


He was given a grenade to use in case he was about to get captured. Ed Eaton, on the other hand, refused to let Perkins die alone with no hope of survival.


Ed Eaton stayed and saved his last two bullets for Perkins and himself. Luckily, the Vietcong began to retreat and another rescue helicopter was sent. They rescued both Ed and Mike!


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USS Arizona veterans that served during Pearl Harbor have the option of being buried with the ship!

USS Arizona veterans that served during Pearl Harbor have the option of being buried with the ship!

What a way to honor those who served during such a tragic time.


During the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during WWII, soldiers on the USS Arizona fought valiantly to protect their country. As a result, out of the ship’s 1731 initial crew members, 1177 did not survive the attack.


However, those 554 soldiers who did survive may, at the end of their lives, choose to join their crewmates on the fallen Arizona.


Though not all veterans accept this offer, those that do are treated to a 21-gun salute, taps, and a flag dedication ceremony. The veteran is then submerged and buried with the ship.


In addition to the USS Arizona, the USS California, Utah, West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Maryland were docked in Pearl Harbor during the attack.


During the attack, 2403 individuals were killed, 68 of whom were civilians. An additional 1178 were injured.


Kazuo Sakamaki, a Japanese naval officer, was captured during the battle and became the first WWII prisoner of war held by America.


In 1962, the USS Arizona was turned into a memorial of the attack and the many individuals who died during it. It is visited by over a million people every year.


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This NYC building's drafts caused so many upskirts that it became a popular meeting spot for men!

This NYC building's drafts caused so many upskirts that it became a popular meeting spot for men!

I guess it was designed by Marilyn Monroe.


Before the construction of the Empire State Building, New York City’s Flatiron building served as the Big Apple’s prime architectural icon.


Tall, slender, and shaped like a triangle, the Flatiron building was completed in 1902. Originally named the Fuller Building after developer George A. Fuller, the structure’s distinct shape quickly led to its more unique title.


The Flatiron building houses a number of interesting quirks. For example, instead of having male and female bathrooms on every floor, Women’s Rooms are located on odd floors while Men’s Rooms are located on even ones.


Thanks to the building’s design, it often caused strong drafts that lifted the skirts of unsuspecting passers-by. Because of this, the building became a popular meeting spot for young men hoping to see something provocative.


The building was quickly adopted by popular culture. For example, in his book ‘The Future in America: A Search After Realities’, ‘War of the Worlds’ author H.G. Wells described the building with glowing admiration. In more recent works, the building is home to the Daily Bugle, a fictional newspaper in the ‘Spider-Man’ series.


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China is building 10 massive "ghost cities" every year in order to stimulate growth!

China is building 10 massive "ghost cities" every year in order to stimulate growth!

In most places, the creation of new cities are dictated by speculation. Speculation is, to put it simply, taking educated guesses about what will happen in the future and acting on those guesses.


This is why people purchase land on the outskirts of big cities. They believe that, in a few decades, the city will grow and people will need that land for houses and businesses. If that guess turns out to be correct, the speculator can then sell back that land at a much higher price.


However, it seems this practice has led to bad results in China.


By order of the Chinese government, nearly ten new cities are being built every year. However, after their creation, these cities sit almost vacant, with only a few wealthy citizens moving to them. Designed to stimulate economic growth, these ghost cities are instead home to failing businesses and disappointed rich people.


Even the “Great Mall of China”, which has space for over 2000 shops, is over 99 percent vacant. It may be the largest mall in the world, but it is also one of the most pitiful.


But why, exactly, are these cities so vacant?


The answer seems to be in the pricing. Instead of providing low-cost housing, these new locations are filled with high-end apartments, something most Chinese citizens can’t afford. So, as much as families would like to move, they simply can’t afford to.


If China makes these new places more affordable and accessible, they may become true metropolises in the future. Until then, however, they remain ghost cities, filled with nothing but empty hopes and cold chills.


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Nintendo paid Mike Tyson just $50,000 to use his likeness for the NES Classic 'Mike Tyson's Punch Out!'

Nintendo paid Mike Tyson just $50,000 to use his likeness for the NES Classic 'Mike Tyson's Punch Out!'

"Punch Out" or "Mike Tyson's Punch Out" was originally released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987. The boxing video game was consistently listed as one of the best games for the NES operating system.


However, despite his legendary status in the sport of boxing, Tyson was allegedly paid just $50,000 for a three-year use of his likeness. This was probably because when they licensed his image, he was yet to become the heavyweight champion of the world.


The game features the boxer Little Mac working his way up the boxing ranks to a final fight with the game version of Mike Tyson.


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You'll never guess what show the Breaking Bad stars have in common!

You'll never guess what show the Breaking Bad stars have in common!

Before they were out in the desert breaking bad, a lot of the “Breaking Bad” crew shared another, less serious show to share on their resume.


Each got a single they appeared on, different from the others, in 1999.


Little did they know they'd eventually meet up to create one of the most memorable series of all time!


Bryan Cranston appeared in the episode “Paranoid Dick” where Dick convinces Mary about a conspiracy against the university. Cranston plays as Neil.


Aaron Paul appears in the episode “Dick's Big Giant Headache: Part 2” where The Big Giant Head continues to be inappropriate.


Paul plays an unnamed student. Finally, Bob Odenkirk appears in the episode “The Fifth Solomon” where Dick wrecks a car the Solomon family feels sentimental about. Odenkirk plays as Gary.


“3rd Rock from the Sun” ran from 1996 to 2001 spanning 6 seasons. It is mere coincidence that all three “Breaking Bad” stars played roles in the 1999 season. I wonder what kind of weird stories they swapped in between the violence, drug creating and tense moments on set.


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