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British supermarkets are too keen to help sometimes 🤣 pic.twitter.com/fCNnrAELsZ

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British supermarkets are too keen to help sometimes 🤣 pic.twitter.com/fCNnrAELsZ





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Already got 5 in her cart
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An Ancient Tablet, Stolen Then Acquired By Hobby Lobby, Will Be Returned To Iraq

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Hobby Lobby bought the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet for  $1.67 million in 2014. Now it

Known as the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, it was looted from Iraq and made its way through several hands before Hobby Lobby purchased it for the Museum of the Bible in 2014.

(Image credit: Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

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On this front, read Finders Keepers by Craig Childs. Great read.
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"SOMEONE KEEPS FARTING IN MY MAILBOX" pic.twitter.com/6IXCDAYlvv

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"SOMEONE KEEPS FARTING IN MY MAILBOX" pic.twitter.com/6IXCDAYlvv





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The Hardy Boys and the Case of the Flatulent Philatelist
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Sweaty infomercial con artist to run for president again

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You try to put any of this material into even the broadest sitcom or 80 C movie and you’d be laughed out of the writer’s room:

Trump being the kind of guy who would otherwise be holding down the 2 AM slot on QVC causes a lot of elites to dismiss the threat he poses, because they don’t understand that kidding on the square and tacky personality cults are central to right-wing authoritarianism.

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It’s physically impossible to kneel while holding
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Amazon says it’s permanently banned 600 Chinese brands for review fraud

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Remember when gadget vendors Aukey, Mpow, RavPower, Vava, TaoTronics and Choetech started mysteriously disappearing from Amazon’s online storefront, and it turned out Amazon had intentionally yanked them while vaguely gesturing to the sanctity of its user reviews? Turns out they were just the tip of the iceberg. Amazon has now permanently banned over 600 Chinese brands across 3,000 different seller accounts, the company confirms to The Verge.

Amazon says that’s the grand tally after five months of its global crackdown, and it’s no longer being shy about why: a spokesperson tells us these 600 brands were banned for knowingly, repeatedly and significantly violating Amazon’s policies, especially the ones around review abuse.

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Will this delay my Subscribe & Save of Men’s Volcano Powder
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DMack
6 days ago
FunnyDay brand will swoop into fill the big hole in the market left by SportsBest and WeddingSmile
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A Chess Trailblazer Is Suing Netflix Over Her Portrayal In 'The Queen's Gambit'

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Georgian chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili plays at the International Chess Congress in London on Dec. 30, 1964. She is suing Netflix for defamation and invasion of privacy over its series The Queen

Georgian chess legend Nona Gaprindashvili is suing Netflix for defamation. At issue is a line in the show's final episode that falsely says she hadn't played against male opponents.

(Image credit: Stanley Sherman/Getty Images)

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