Kanye West seems to want ‘unity love’ for himself and Taylor Swift



Perhaps recognizing that the whole Kanye West-Taylor Swift feud has been one long, delightfully petty mess, West himself seems willing to put the past behind him. 

Take, for example, his latest tweet:

Captioned “unity love,” the photo shows a t-shirt that pairs West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album cover with Swift’s 1989. (Where can we get this shirt? CafePress or…?) 

West’s show of “unity” and “love” comes just a day after addressing the feud publicly during his speech at Sunday’s MTV Music Video Awards: “You know, like, people come up to me like, ‘Yeah, that’s right! Take Taylor!’ But bro, like, I love all y’all. That’s why I called her.” Read more…

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Gene Wilder, comedy titan who played ‘Willy Wonka’ and ‘Young Frankenstein,’ dead at 83



LOS ANGELES — Gene Wilder, the visceral comedic actor who played Willy Wonka and starred in dozens of films including Mel Brooks classics Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein, has died, the Associated Press reported Monday. He was 83.

His management company, David Shapira and Associates, could not immediately confirm the death to Mashable.

This story is developing …  Read more…

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Chewbacca Drawer sounds exactly like your favorite ‘Star Wars’ Wookiee



Every home has that one, sticky drawer that just doesn’t seem worth fixing.

However, YouTuber gjbc‘s mother’s Wookiee Drawer definitely isn’t worth tampering with, as its value lies in its flaw: Opening the drawer produces a noise that sounds eerily like Chewbacca.

Step aside, Chewbacca Mom –Chewbacca Drawer is officially open.

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FBI investigating possible voter database hacks in two states



The FBI is investigating possible voter registration data breaches caused by foreign hackers in Arizona and Illinois, according to a report by Yahoo! News

According to an alert obtained by Yahoo!, the agency has warned election officials around the country to be on the alert for such intrusions. While the alert didn’t name the states specifically, a source identified the states to Yahoo!.

Both Arizona and Illinois reported hacks earlier this summer, though similar instances have also occurred in other states, including California. And, in December 2015, more than 191 million voter records were published online, though it wasn’t confirmed at the time if it was the result of a hack or a mistaken release of information. Read more…

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