Security News This Week: Robert Mueller Won’t Testify Wednesday After All

It was a week of notable firsts, although not always welcome ones. Israel responded to a Hamas cyberattack by blowing up the building that apparently housed the responsible hacking group, a new escalation in cyberwar doctrine. Google for the first time lets you limit how long it keeps your data—so go do that. And the CIA became the first intelligence agency to establish an official presence on the Tor anonymous network. For some reason. We also took a look inside China’s draconian surveillance of the Muslim Uyghur population, and explained why yet another major dark web takedown hasn’t actually rattled the underground internet drug trade. We explained why artificial intelligence doesn’t actually “hallucinate,” as had previously been thought, and what …

Why are trypophobics scared of crumpets?

She gets nauseous – sometimes heaving at the sight of holes – and has recurring nightmares of holes appearing in her skin and face. It is not just crumpets which trigger the reaction, although she says they are her first memory of having trypophobia. She is similarly averse to objects such as sponges or pumice stones as well as things with bubbles or bumps, such as skin rashes. “I cooked an omelette last night and there were too many holes in it,” she says. “I couldn’t eat it. I love omelettes but now I’m wondering whether I can eat another omelette again. I sometimes cook pancakes but I have to look away. “I can laugh about it because it’s not …

Gorillas Pose For Selfies With Anti-Poaching Rangers In Congo

There are many different ways modern society does wrong for this planet, including harming animals who can’t protect themselves from our powerful weapons and cruel minds. Even though there are many people around the world who dedicate their lives to save those who are unable to do so themselves, there still is a long road ahead in battling illegal ways people are killing our planet. But sometimes, no matter how many bad things are happening in this world, there are still people that can restore our faith in humanity, and the rangers at Virunga National Park are some of those people. Recently, ranger Mathieu Shamavu shared an adorable picture that quickly went viral Image credits: Image credits: donating to the park since …

5 Things You Need To Know About Microneedling Betches

As someone with acne prone skin, I will try literally any and every facial treatment that promises to clear, brighten, and smooth my face. Does this make me susceptible to every gimmick out there? Probably. Does that stop me? Not in the slightest. With the promise of “better skin”, I’ll do whatever it takes. So when I kept seeing “microneedling” all over my Instagram feed, I knew this was the next thing I had to try. A quick Google informed me that “Collagen induction therapy, also known as microneedling RF or skin needling, is a cosmetic procedure that involves repeatedly puncturing the skin with tiny, sterile needles.” Yes, needles. I admit I honestly didn’t know exactly what it was when …

5 Things You Need To Know About Microneedling Betches

As someone with acne prone skin, I will try literally any and every facial treatment that promises to clear, brighten, and smooth my face. Does this make me susceptible to every gimmick out there? Probably. Does that stop me? Not in the slightest. With the promise of “better skin”, I’ll do whatever it takes. So when I kept seeing “microneedling” all over my Instagram feed, I knew this was the next thing I had to try. A quick Google informed me that “Collagen induction therapy, also known as microneedling RF or skin needling, is a cosmetic procedure that involves repeatedly puncturing the skin with tiny, sterile needles.” Yes, needles. I admit I honestly didn’t know exactly what it was when …

Paula Abdul Accidentally Hits Julianne Hough In Throat With Flying Hat

Paula Abdul.  American Idol” judge “straight-up” slayed at the It was the singer’s first live performance at an awards show in nearly 30 years, and she was even joined by the evening’s host, Kelly Clarkson, at one point during her number. Julianne Hough. Except that hat flew directly at the “Dancing with the Stars” alumna’s throat, and her reaction was caught on camera. Hough appeared to shake it off as Abdul went on to perform hits such as “The Way That You Love Me,” “Vibeology” and “Opposites Attract,” with the help of the animated character MC Skat Kat. But the internet wasn’t exactly ready to let this one go. “The result of the honor of being hit in the neck by @PaulaAbdul’s …

Two weddings and a final

Image Copyright @NPatterson17 @NPatterson17 Speaking of the Spurs match on Wednesday, Neil told the BBC: “It was an amazing game, but I wanted Ajax to go through to the final. It would hurt less if we lost to Ajax.” Neil believes this might be the only thing Liverpool win this season, which is why it is so important for him to watch. The Reds are in contention for the Premier League title, but are a point behind Manchester City going into Sunday’s final round of matches. When Liverpool reached the Champions League semi-finals, Neil checked the date of the final. “Usually they’re in May, so I thought I’d be OK watching it before our wedding. I didn’t realise it was …

30 Times Women Shared Their Thoughts On Twitter And Made People Crack Up

Now here we are in 2019 and this mentality hasn’t changed. However, with the advent of the internet women have another platform other than t.v and comedy clubs to show off their comedic chops and it is a blessing. On the list below is another hilarious collection of tweets from women that prove once again women are just as funny as men – who knows maybe funnier. Scroll down below to upvote your favs! #1 #2 0) { description = $(‘meta[property=\’og:description\’]’).attr(‘content’); } window.open(‘https://www.facebook.com/dialog/feed?display=popup&\ app_id=’+BoredPanda.Config.fbAppId+’\ &link=’+encodeURIComponent(‘https://www.boredpanda.com/hilarious-woman-tweets/?media_id=1696962’)+’\ &picture=’+encodeURIComponent(‘https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/1115280147232563200-png__700.jpg’) +’\ &name=’+encodeURIComponent(”)+’\ &description=’+encodeURIComponent(description)+’\ &redirect_uri=’ + encodeURIComponent(BoredPanda.Config.pandaBaseUrl+’/close.html’), ‘facebook-share-dialog’, ‘width=626,height=436’); BoredPanda.Tracking.trackImageShares(‘Facebook’, ‘1696962’, ‘/2019/04/1115280147232563200-png__700.jpg’, ”); return false;”> #4 #5 0) { description = $(‘meta[property=\’og:description\’]’).attr(‘content’); } window.open(‘https://www.facebook.com/dialog/feed?display=popup&\ app_id=’+BoredPanda.Config.fbAppId+’\ &link=’+encodeURIComponent(‘https://www.boredpanda.com/hilarious-woman-tweets/?media_id=1696853’)+’\ &picture=’+encodeURIComponent(‘https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/982156453396996096-png__700.jpg’) +’\ &name=’+encodeURIComponent(”)+’\ &description=’+encodeURIComponent(description)+’\ &redirect_uri=’ + encodeURIComponent(BoredPanda.Config.pandaBaseUrl+’/close.html’), ‘facebook-share-dialog’, ‘width=626,height=436’); …

Measles quarantine on campus: Controversial but effective

(CNN)You’ve been quarantined. Cal State LA senior Anthony Quach was on his way to work Thursday when he learned he might have been exposed to measles at the library, where his office is located. Because the school couldn’t verify his immunization records, he couldn’t go to work or school. “I know I got my shots as a child,” Quach said. “I remember seeing my immunization records.” Quach was able to reach his parents and get his records to the student health clinic on Friday. Still, the clinic told him he was still under quarantine until he was cleared by the local health department. “It’s frustrating and a little annoying because I’m trying to finish off the semester, not to mention …

After Instagram deleted her topless photo, Sarah Silverman responded with the perfect post.

Photo by Yong Tek Lim / Getty Images Warning: This story includes a photo of a woman’s bare nipples. If you can’t handle the sight of breasts, please turn back now. Sarah Silverman has made a career out of pushing boundaries. She first caught the public’s attention for looking like the girl next door while making jokes that were shocking and subversive. On May 7, she tried to see how far she could go on social media by posting a topless selfie of herself standing in front of a bathroom cabinet. Instagram’s censors quickly removed the photo, claiming it violates community guidelines. View this post on Instagram Men’s breasts are not obscene but women’s breasts are obscene (unless they’re oiled …

These Two Cats Fell In Love After Seeing Each Other Through Windows, Their Owners Make Sure They Get A Date

This week Twitter had a collective ‘aww’ moment when the owner of orange tabby named Simon shared her cat’s windowsill romance story. On Monday, a Twitter user that goes by “Mac”, posted an adorable picture of her cat looking through the window at another cat in the neighboring building. “My cat Simon is in LOVE with my neighbor’s cat and waits all day for him. Will keep y’all updated”, Mac posted. The updates were received and the word on Twitter spread that this love story is way better than any romantic movie you’ve ever seen. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: kenziecoffman The orange tabby was dressed up and looking all dapper for his first birthday and luckily …

Would life be happier without Google? I spent a week finding out

People had to get by without the search engine giant before it was launched in 1998. But is it possible to live your life and do your job without it these days? Halfway through my week without Google, my wife mentions that she would like to go out to see a film that evening, and I agree to deal with the logistics. In what I initially think is an inspired move, I drop by the local cinema on the way home and scribble down all the film times in my notebook. Then my wife insists on going to a different cinema. Can I do this by phone? I ask her. Is 118 still a thing? Turns out it is, and …

New York Rep. Anthony Brindisis aide was charged with hiring prostitute, 17: police

An aide to Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-N.Y., [seen above] was charged by state police with patronizing a 17-year-old prostitute Friday, New York State Police announced.  (House of Representatives) “As soon as we were made aware of the charges, John Stemen was immediately terminated,” a statement from Brindisi’s office said. Stemen is slated to appear in Utica City Court on May 20, Syracuse.com reported. CLICK  HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP “Stemen was charged following an investigation involving a 17-year-old who he admitted to meeting via the internet and paying $200 for a sexual date,” according to the state police statement on the arrest. Stemen had worked as a communications aide to Brindisi when he served in the New York …

Nick Clegg rejects Facebook break-up calls backed by Kamala Harris

California Democrat favours action against social media giant but former deputy PM says new employer a great American success Facebook head of global affairs Nick Clegg has rejected calls for the social media giant to be broken up, an idea gaining currency among contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, with Kamala Harris seemingly its latest convert. Earlier this week, Facebook has led such calls on the campaign trail. Clegg, 52, was deputy prime minister to David Cameron between 2010 and 2015. He spoke to CNNs Reliable Sources on Sunday. Hughes, he said, had quite rightly highlighted complex issues affecting Facebook, such as data use, privacy and election interference. But, he said, chopping a great American success story into bits is …

US issues fresh warning to UK over Huawei

The news provoked controversy, with reports several of Prime Minister Theresa May’s senior cabinet ministers had warned against the move. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEmily Taylor from the Royal Institute of International Affairs explains what worries security experts about 5G. The US expressed serious concerns at the time, since, along with Australia and New Zealand, it belives the Chinese firm is a security risk because of its ties to the state. Responding to Mr Strayer’s intervention, Mrs May’s official spokesman said: “Our position has always been that where national security concerns arise in any foreign investment the government will assess the risks and consider what course of action to take.” China’s ambassador in London said Britain …

Let’s F*cking Calm Down About Kylie’s Instagram Caption Betches

I guess I will just assume my role as the Betches resident Kylie Jenner response team (of one), because today everyone on the damn internet was in a frenzy about Kylie Jenner’s Instagram tribute to Travis Scott. First of all, now that I used the phrase “everyone on the damn internet” in earnest, please change my name to Gertrude and my age to 80, effective immediately. *Shakes fist at the sky* Great, now that you all have gotten off my lawn, let’s take a moment to dissect the caption that Kylie Jenner posted in honor of Travis Scott’s birthday. Travis turned 28 years old today, and Kylie is only 21, a fact that slightly shocks me, even though I definitely …