February 2020

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‘It was evil’: Trump basks in acquittal as he settles scores and fires his insult cannon

In a formless rant described as a celebration, the president insulted enemies, flattered allies and replayed old grievances This is really not a news conference, impeachment trial ended in acquittal. We went through hell, the US president said under the crystal chandeliers of the East Room. Unfairly. Did nothing wrong. Did nothing wrong. Ive done […]

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These Memes About The Iowa Caucuses Call Out This Hot Mess

Barcroft Media/Barcroft Media/Getty Images These Memes About The Iowa Caucus Disaster Call Out This Hot Mess By Madhuri Sathish Feb 4, 2020 On Monday, Feb. 3, the 2020 election cycle saw its first major contest: the Iowa caucuses. The caucuses, held in place of a primary, are the traditional kickoff of the primary cycle and […]

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The Shirk Report Volume 565

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Digg, Kottke, WITI, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 20 IMAGES – Friday! […]

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21 People That Will Absolutely Ruin Your Flight

With a huge following on Instagram, @passengershaming calls out egregious travel behaviour. Some will make you cringe, others will make cry, and a few will cause acute disgust. All of them will probably ruin your flight. You can find over 1,000 posts on their account, but we went through all of them to highlight these […]

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25 Little Things To Remember When You Need Something To Hold On To

Chasta Findlay Updated January 29, 2020 Daria Shevtsova Chasta Findlay Updated January 29, 2020 Daria Shevtsova 1. You are beyond worthy of this existence. You are beyond enough. Worthy was never a question you needed to ask. 2. Life is short—much shorter than we think. If you want to appreciate the miracle of life, you […]

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Human Guinea Pigs: The Horrors Of Unit 731

Jim Goad Updated February 19, 2020 (YouTube) Jim Goad Updated February 19, 2020 (YouTube) While the Nazis’ atrocities in World War II are common knowledge, hardly anyone has heard of the mind-peelingly sadistic biological and medical experiments that Japanese Imperial forces inflicted upon the Chinese while occupying mainland China in the 1930s and 1940s. You […]

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23 People Who Knew A Killer Before They Killed

Emily Madriga Updated February 22, 2020 Warren Wong Emily Madriga Updated February 22, 2020 Warren Wong *** A few years ago I hired a father-son handyman team to help me get my house ready to put on the market. Among other things, my outside doorknobs were in bad shape so they installed new ones. The […]

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ACC men’s basketball championship history

Zion Williamson led Duke to an ACC title in 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Seward) Duke won its 21st tournament championship in 2019. Zion Williamson and the Blue Devils defeated Florida State, 73-63. Williamson was named MVP. 2018: VIRGINIA Virginia defeated North Carolina, 71-63, in 2018. Kyle Guy was named MVP. 2017: DUKE Duke defeated Notre Dame, […]

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Conservatives are frothing over a Ukraine joke told on CNN

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State of the Union: Here’s who lawmakers are bringing as guests

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech on Tuesday night gives members of Congress a chance to also make a statement with whom they bring as a plus one, with many of them opting to highlight their key policy issues and local ties by bringing a relevant guest. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) — Dave […]

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