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HBO hackers upload unseen 'Game of Thrones' episodes and more online

HBO hackers upload unseen 'Game of Thrones' episodes and more online Since reports that the television network's servers were hacked on July 31, it's been revealed that 1.5 terabytes of data — including several upcoming episodes of popular television series like Game of Thrones — had been obtained by the cyber attackers and the situation has escalated.

The Mooch bids America farewell with bizarrely poetic parting words

The Mooch bids America farewell with bizarrely poetic parting words Say what you want about Donald Trump's former almost White House Communications Director, but there's no denying the dude's got a way with words.Now that he's left his role he's free to speak even more.

Trump told a big, fat lie: Boy Scouts leaders never said he gave the 'greatest speech'

Trump told a big, fat lie: Boy Scouts leaders never said he gave the 'greatest speech' Not only did President Donald Trump earn zero achievement badges for his much-criticized Boy Scouts speech, but now he's also lying about the praise he's gotten from Scout leaders.After his politically-charged rant at the Boy Scouts of America National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia last week was lambasted, the president said "the head of the Boy Scouts" told him it was "the greatest speech that was ever made to them.

10 Obama moments that'll make you weep for the current state of American democracy

10 Obama moments that'll make you weep for the current state of American democracy Yes yes, the man who helped legalize same-sex marriage and led America in the global effort to combat climate change — that Barack Obama.Here are 10 Obama moments to remind you that things haven't always been this awful.

5 active duty transgender service members are suing Donald Trump over military ban

5 active duty transgender service members are suing Donald Trump over military ban Toward the end of July, President Donald Trump sent out three infamous tweets banning transgender people from serving in the military, and now he's being sued for them.But now, five active duty transgender service members — including three U.

#AintNoCinderella: Why women in India are sharing midnight selfies on social media

#AintNoCinderella: Why women in India are sharing midnight selfies on social media In response to Bhatti questioning Kundu's late night outing, women in India have started sharing photos that show themselves out on the town at midnight with the badass hashtag #AintNoCinderella.We need to take care of ourselves," Bhatti told CNN-News18.

You are finally free from the first embarrassing song on your phone

You are finally free from the first embarrassing song on your phone At long last, one of the greatest #FirstWorldProblems to plague this tech-savvy generation has been solved and it's all thanks to a song.that is until one fed up genius, Samir Mezrahi, figured out a way to intervene the inevitable autoplay: a blank song.

Pete Souza takes a break from Instagram to call Trump out on Twitter

Pete Souza takes a break from Instagram to call Trump out on Twitter The former Obama White House photographer is so fed up with Donald Trump's behavior that he  abandoned his primary medium of trolling, Instagram, to appeal to an audience more familiar with Trump's outrageous antics: Twitter.Though the photographer never mentioned Trump by name, after the president's morning tweet about North Korea, we can — probably — assume he's the subtweet target.

There's now an official Hamilton app because Hamilton is forever

There's now an official Hamilton app because Hamilton is forever Good news, Hamilton fans — You're finally going to get your shot because there's now an official Hamilton app in this world.The app gives fans access to a bunch of fun stickers, news about the show and cast, show merch, and a freaking AR HamCam.

Those solar eclipse glasses you bought on Amazon might not protect your eyes after all

Those solar eclipse glasses you bought on Amazon might not protect your eyes after all With a week until 2017's much-anticipated total solar eclipse, Amazon has recalled several eclipse glasses sold on its site over concerns they may not have come from trusted manufacturers.However, as Oregon broadcaster KGW reported, in some cases, those who purchased the glasses from Amazon recently received email from the company recalling glasses from certain third-party vendors.

Obama responds to Charlottesville with one of the most liked tweets in history

Obama responds to Charlottesville with one of the most liked tweets in history After a "Unite the Right" white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly on Saturday, former president Barack Obama reached out on Twitter to comfort Americans.The first of Obama's three tweets has since become the third most-liked tweet in history, according to Esquire.

Unhinged Trump was hard at work on Twitter before you'd even had your morning coffee

Unhinged Trump was hard at work on Twitter before you'd even had your morning coffee Another lovely day of waking up, logging onto Twitter, and screaming at the sight of Donald Trump's unhinged messages to America?After kicking off the morning by retweeting an article shared by Fox & Friends reporting President Trump is "'seriously considering' a pardon for ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio," Trump decided to retweet a reply from a user who was either calling Trump or Arpaio a fascist.

A show inspired by Chewbacca Mom is in development, because it was only a matter of time

A show inspired by Chewbacca Mom is in development, because it was only a matter of time Chewbacca Mom's viral fame did much more than inspire everyone to go out and buy Star Wars toys — it also gave actress Nia Vardalos an idea for a new television series.According to Deadline, the My Big Fat Greek Wedding actress is set to star in an upcoming dramedy series about a suburban housewife who accidentally becomes famous from a viral video.

Chelsea Clinton calls on Trump to apologize for 'vile and wrong' tweet

Chelsea Clinton calls on Trump to apologize for 'vile and wrong' tweet It's been a big day for Donald Trump on Twitter, and Chelsea Clinton has definitely noticed.In less than 140 characters, the Clinton condemned the retweeted cartoon of a Trump Train running over a person with a CNN logo covering his face as "vile and wrong.

Instagram is updating its comments with conversation threads

Instagram is updating its comments with conversation threads Today, Instagram announced a major upgrade to its comments section that will let people thread different conversations under a single post.The feature was first reported as a test on Android apps earlier this summer, but now, the company is adding threaded comments to everyone's accounts on both Android and iOS.

Obama's Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history

Obama's Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history Barack Obama may not be the president anymore but that's not stopping him from making history.Now, just days after the former president responded to the tragic violence with a powerful Nelson Mandela quote, his tweet has become the most-liked in history.

A crowdsourced Google Doc is listing Confederate monuments all over the U.S. in hopes of bringing them down

A crowdsourced Google Doc is listing Confederate monuments all over the U.S. in hopes of bringing them down A popular spreadsheet crowdsourced by Mic seeks to identify all Confederate monuments on public land across the United States, along with info about whether the monuments still stand, have been removed, or have a protest movement in place.So far, users from across the country have listed nearly 200 Confederate monuments, statues, plaques, and memorials in 20 states including Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Texas, and Virginia.

All the people (and things) Trump actually thinks are racist

All the people (and things) Trump actually thinks are racist President Donald Trump has had an especially hard time convincing Americans he's not racist this week.In fact, after searching through the depths of the Trump Twitter Archive, it's clear Trump has no problem publicly decrying things and people as racist — so long as they're not Nazis or white supremacists.

Hackers just broke into HBO's Twitter accounts amidst weeks of security breaches

Hackers just broke into HBO's Twitter accounts amidst weeks of security breaches The HBO hackers strike again — this time taking control of the network's official social media accounts.According to tweets posted on HBO's Twitter, a group identifying themselves as OurMine breached HBO's main account, claiming to be "testing" the security and encouraging the network to reach out for an upgrade.

Fake Trump-Comey tapes with KKK return addresses were just a terrible publicity stunt

Fake Trump-Comey tapes with KKK return addresses were just a terrible publicity stunt The Domestics — a Portland-based rock band that's clearly been following politics — recently came under fire for shipping mysterious tapes titled "Trump/Comey Recordings" to people in the music industry.According to a Facebook post from Stephen Judge, whose friend received one of the cassettes, the tapes had return addresses listed as the KKK and Westboro Baptist Church.