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2014 Was The Year Of Outrage

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  • Check out Slate’s comprehensive interactive calendar of everything that has outraged us this year, day-by-day. [Slate]
  • Sony CEO Michael Lynton apologized for claiming in a hacked e-mail that alcohol is to blame for sexual assault and that assault rates haven’t increased (they have). [Daily Dot]
  • An Uber driver has been accused of kidnapping and raping a rider in Boston. [Boston Globe]
  • A South Carolina judge decided, 70 years after the fact, to clear the name of Black 14-year-old George Stinney Jr., who was executed in 1944 for a murder without even being granted an appeal. [The State] Keep reading »

Sony Hackers’ “Christmas Gift”: An Eerie 9/11 Threat

Sony Hackers "Christmas Gift": An Eerie 9/11 Threat

The so-called Guardians of Peace have apparently released the beginning of their promised and also so-called “Christmas gift,” and it consists of the personal emails of Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton and a dark threat for anyone with plans to go see the Christmas release of The Interview. Read more on Newser…

Channing Tatum’s E-Mail Writing Style Is The Only Positive Thing To Come Out Of The Sony Hack

There’s been a lot of really cruddy news coming out of the Sony e-mail hack – Angelina Jolie was called “a minimally talented spoiled brat;” an executive suggested she should ask President Obama if he liked Django (in context, it was clearly a racial if not flat-out racist statement); Jennifer Lawrence was paid significantly less than her male co-stars in American Hustle. But there’s one shining, bright spot, and that’s Channing Tatum’s e-mail regarding 22 Jump Street’s box office success. Keep reading »

Robocop A Feel

Robots have really come along way in the 00’s, from the bike riding Marata boy to the fan dancing Sony Robot. Just when you thought being entertained by a robot wouldn’t be so bad, an inventor in Beijing has found a scary way to replace humans. Through his company, BUBBY Robot Technologies CO., LTD, Mr. Wang Wei has created a robot that gives breast massages. (Either that or Mr. Wang has made a convincing robot suit for himself.) He claims the feeler upper machine could be used by pubescent girls to promote development, by “women, who are under pressure [or] want to relax themselves,” or even by “women who want to have pretty breasts.” Wow! All that from a robot that moves like Karl Rove dancing to rap music. [Gizmodo] Keep reading »

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