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Longtime Boing Boing friend Adam Savage is best known as the guy behind tested.com and the co-star of TV’s beloved ‘Mythbusters.’ He’s also a Boing Boing TV guest and fellow nerd traveler we’ve admired since our ‘zine days. Adam is teaming up with YouTube star Michael Stevens (Vsauce) for ‘Brain…

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That’s wild, you can’t even see all the new listening devices. Above, the Oval Office of the White House sits emptied of all furniture, carpet and other decor during renovations at the White House in Washington. wait wat jeff pic.twitter.com/LVKs6wsBtb — darth:™ (@darth) August 11, 2017 And yes,…

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What hell hath Peter Thiel and Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker wrought? The Fox News host Eric Bolling is suing social media star and Huffington Post contributor Yashar, who last week reported Bolling sent grotesque sexual messages to female colleagues some years ago. Just received a summons. Eric Bolling is…

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A U.S. Federal appeals court today threw out the murder conviction of former Blackwater security guard Nicholas Slatten, who had been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians in Baghdad. Slatten and other former staff of military security contractor…

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In 2015, U.S. intelligence agencies monitoring the communications of Russian agents overheard them talking “about meetings held outside the U.S. involving Russian government officials and Trump business associates or advisers.” That was before Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign began. The Wall Street Journal reports that “In light of…

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