You Can Now Buy Fyre Festival Merch from the US Marshals

At this point in 2020, it feels like we’re all trapped on an island eating stale cheese sandwiches while people tell us we’re actually at the best party ever. If you haven’t seen either documentary about Fyre, the doomed music festival, treat yourself to a little marathon. There’s Fyre Fraud on Hulu, and Fyre: The …

Chernobyl Fungus Could Save Astronauts From Cosmic Radiation

They say that in space, no one can hear you scream. There’s some truth to that as space travel can be incredibly dangerous at best, and downright lethal without a heaping pile of precautions. But astronauts might soon be getting help from an unexpected source. Namely, a radiation-slurping fungus harvested off the blown-up reactor in …

Domino’s Pulls New Zealand ‘Karen’ Pizza Promotion After Online Backlash

Language can be funny sometimes, especially when it comes to slang. Completely innocuous words can take on wholly new meanings and using them without knowing the new context can cause… Interesting results. The U.S. pizza chain Domino’s learned this lesson the hard way after its ad campaign in Australia and New Zealand backfired. Trying to …

Email From ‘Guardian Angel’ Viewer Saves TV Reporter From Thyroid Cancer

As a journalist, it’s good to hear from your audience. They can provide you with important feedback and news tips, and there’s probably something to learn even from the vitriol people tend to throw your way. But in this case, a Florida TV news reporter can thank an eagle-eyed viewer for quite possibly saving her …

Princess Of Italian Micronation Vies For Independence, Contends With Usurpers

The princess of a small principality declares independence because of an invalid pact made by old kings centuries ago. But the current power ruling over her small realm is not willing to let her go, and a usurper is after her throne. Such a plot sounds like something straight out of Game of Thrones or …