Two Teenagers Hospitalized With Kidney Damage After Squatting Competition Gets Out Of Hand

Two teenage girls were hospitalized after attempting too many squats during some sort of competitive squatting match that got out of hand. We’ve covered a lot of weird medical cases over the years, like the man who lost feeling in his legs due to a colossal poop, and a different man who risked death by not pooping for 40 days, but we’ll be honest even we were surprised by the story of two girls squatting themselves into intensive care. Xiao …

Stunning New Images Of Long-Lost World War II Submarine Found In Alaska

Deep in the frosty waters of Alaska, explorers have captured stunning images of a US submarine that seemingly vanished in the heat of World War Two. The bow of the USS Grunion submarine was recently identified by a team from the Lost 52 Project at a depth of around 820 meters (2,700 feet) in the waters near the Aleutian Islands, a curved band of remote volcanic islands that run between Alaska and Russia in the Pacific Ocean. The recent rediscovery was …

Our Spoiler-Free Predictions For The ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Couples Betches

finale is this week, but as we wait with bated breath to find out which fame whore Hannah is contractually obligated to spend the next 90 days with, I’ve already moved on. Why, you ask? Because next week, begins! It’s the best show in the franchise because it has the most drama, the most tears, and as my mother says, the most “swapping of STDs.” She said it, not me! I can’t help it, I just love watching Bachelor Nation …

Father Asks Strangers To Suggest Interesting Facts He Could Tell His Daughter, Gets 40 Responses

u/ExpiringFrog asked people to share tidbits of information that could do the trick. His post quickly went viral, generating nearly 100k upvotes and over 20.5k comments, with interesting facts about pretty much everything you could think of. From guinea pig owning laws in Switzerland to the time it takes a snowflake to reach the ground, I think it’s safe to say that the father is covered! The best part, however, is that you can enjoy these snippets even if you’re …

The Betches Bachelorette Guide To Austin Betches

Planning sucks, and bachelorette parties are a ton of work. So we’re taking all the guesswork out of planning a bachelorette party by breaking down top bachelorette destinations. Our guides will tell you where to stay, eat, party, how to get around, and give you a sample itinerary that you can follow. You’re welcome. Here’s our Betches Bachelorette Guide to Austin. Yeeeeeeehaw. When you think of Austin, you may think more tacos, barbecue, and cowboy boots and not think bachelorette …

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world

Autocratic rule, increased media restrictions and use of mass surveillance affect almost half global population, researchers find Nearly half the worlds people are living in countries where their freedom of speech and right to privacy are being eroded, researchers have found. Strongman regimes seeking to squash voices of dissent and solidify political power are increasingly monitoring citizens through technology, cracking down on protests and jailing journalists, according to a ranking of 198 countries on issues including mass surveillance and data …

Cloudflare Ditches 8chan. What Happens Now?

The internet infrastructure firm Cloudflare said it would cut service on Sunday evening to 8chan, the infamous online forum that has housed numerous posts and manifestos linked to horrific mass shootings in the United States and around the world. The move comes nearly two days after a mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart left 20 dead and dozens wounded. The alleged gunman appears to have posted his manifesto on 8chan 20 minutes before the shooting. Cloudflare CEO Matthew …

‘I wonder if I’ve saved a woman from suicide’: my job on the London Underground

People expect me to know about every form of transport, but the best part of my job is helping tourists understand the tube Monday I work as a customer service assistant on a major central London Underground station. We are the people who staff the gatelines, ticket halls, and platforms. Half of my working day is taken up with pointless queries about how to get to Leeds, Brighton, Colchester, which platform do trains leave from, how long will it take, …

India Eases Restrictions In Kashmir Ahead Of Eid Al-Adha

More than 250 ATMs were made functional in Srinagar and bank branches opened for people to withdraw money ahead of Monday’s Eid al-Adha festival, city administrator Shahid Choudhary said in a tweet. The New Delhi Television News channel showed video of jeeps fitted with loudspeakers moving in the region after lunchtime, telling people to return to their homes and shopkeepers to shut markets. NDTV said the move may have been prompted by sporadic clashes that took place in Srinagar after …

Ninja Is Leaving Twitch. What’s Next?

Happy Friday, and welcome to Replay, WIRED's videogame news roundup. Some big shakeups in the streaming world this week, and Fortnite continues to pull out all the stops to stay on top. Let's get caught up on the biggest gaming headlines, starting now. Ninja Is Leaving Twitch for Mixier Pastures Ninja is arguably the most popular streamer ever, and he's no longer on Twitch. As reported by Polygon, Ninja, aka Tyler Blevins, announced on Thursday that he's leaving Twitch.tv for …