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In Chat Rooms, Unite the Right Organizers Planned to Obscure Their Racism

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… the white, conservative mainstream. Don’t start violence, but feel free to provoke it. The group’s best-laid plans failed spectacularly, unraveled by organizers’ inability to control the Charlottesville, Virginia, crowd that had been whipped up into a frenzy by the rhetoric of the white nationalist movement. A review of the chat logs and audio recordings by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting shows that the event’s organizers worked to obscure the most …

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These Elephants In India Get Their Own Spa Day Every Year. I’m Legit Jealous.

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In the south Indian state of Kerala, elephants hold a high place of honor and are often seen in their Hindu festivals. The gentle giants are not only protected by the various temples, but also pampered once a year with their own spa-like rejuvenation ceremony. The event takes place in July, during monsoon season, and is part of the traditional Hindu medicine practices known as Ayurveda. The elephants are hosed down, scrubbed with herbs and oils and given treats. Elephants …

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IKEA releases instructions for making your own ‘Game of Thrones’ cape

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Despite the untold millions of dollars it costs to produce Game of Thrones, it turns out the HBO shows costume designer shops at IKEA just like the rest of us. During a talk at the Getty Museum event in Los Angeles last year, head costume designer Michele Clapton revealed that the capes worn by the Night’s Watch are actually just sheepskin rugs from IKEA, which anyone can purchase for $79. SEE ALSO: Did ‘Game of Thrones’ seriously just spear Drogon then go LOL JK? In …

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NFL Star Interrupts Church & Says Someones About to Commit SuicideThen He Hears “That Was Me”

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… you to do—every single day,” Carr recalls his friend Matty Montgomery telling him. The funny thing about God is, He’s got a great sense of humor. Wouldn’t you know that immediately after making that commitment, the Holy Spirit showed up and prompted Carr to step out in faith and obedience. The quarterback tells the story of a time when he and his brother were at a church speaking event, and the pastor held an altar call. Facebook At that moment, Carr heard …

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Partition, 70 years on: Salman Rushdie, Kamila Shamsie and other writers reflect

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… unavoidable depression I went to the Rubin Museum in New York to see the Henri Cartier-Bresson photographs of India. One section of the exhibition displays the photographs I almost wrote paintings that Cartier-Bresson took during the last days of Gandhis life and the days following his assassination. The photographs are painterly. Rather than emphasising a passing event, they have a staying presence; while the days they were taken were chaotic, they have a composed stillness; while it was surely …

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Robinson Cano’s go-ahead home run lifts AL All-Stars in 10th inning

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… flame-throwers, rather than its standout sluggers. At 34, the Seattle second baseman was among the oldest players in an event built around so many of the sport’s new, young stars, and he was added to the roster only Friday as an injury replacement. At that time, he didn’t realize baseball players and owners had scrapped the rule giving home-field advantage in the Fall Classic to the league that wins the Midsummer Classic. “When I found out, I said, I might get an at-bat,” …

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At Least Seventeen People Wounded In Little Rock Nightclub Shooting Watch The Horrifying Video

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… of what the media knows so far about this scary, scary event (below): BREAKING: Police say multiple people shot, injured at Little Rock, Ark. nightclub following dispute at concert; not terror-related. The Associated Press (@AP) July 1, 2017 BREAKING: 17 People Shot, Many Trampled In A Little Rock Arkansas Night Club – NBC Breaking911 (@Breaking911) July 1, 2017 BREAKING: Little Rock Police say all 17 nightclub shooting victims are alive; victim previously critical, now stable. The …

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The GOP tried to use a reaction GIF and the internet reacted accordingly

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How do you do, fellow kids? The internet is a beautiful (and equally toxic) place where people can come together, share their views, and express themselves. But when something feels fake or forced, you will definitely be called out on your bullshit. Former FBI director James Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his interactions with the president on Thursday. In preparation for the event, the committee released Comey’s opening statement. SEE ALSO: Ivanka …

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Raves, riots and revolutions: Manchesters radical history of mass gatherings

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From Peterloo to the MIF Procession, via Manchester Pride and acid house, Manchesters communal happenings have helped shaped the soul of the city The opening event of this years MIF is a new work curated by Peterloo protest was hugely influential in giving ordinary people the vote, as well as leading to the rise of the Chartist movement, trade unions, and the establishment of The Manchester Guardian in 1821. Peterloo Massacre, 1819, by George Cruikshank Photograph: Spencer …

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What we’re hoping to hear from Facebook at F8

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It’s that time of year again. Facebook is gearing up for its biggest event of the year. The company’s F8 developer conference is set to kick off Tuesday and there will likely be no shortage of news coming out of the two-day event. SEE ALSO: Here’s the deal with those colorful status updates on Facebook While the only real certainty is that there will be at least a few surprises in store, there are a few topics we’re rooting for Zuckerberg and other Facebook execs …

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