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Dang, this is one giant earthworm

[ad_1] The rains have been pouring down in Queensland, Australia. That’s resulted plenty of earthworms, specifically the digaster longmani, which is a native species found in the southeast of the state, as well as northern New South Wales. And these earthworms can be pretty freakin’ huge. According to the Courier-Mail, the earthworms burrow deep into […]

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Louis Theroux made a Twitter bet to read out a fake intro, and he stuck to it

[ad_1] Louis Theroux, keeper of promises.Image: Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage By Johnny Lieu2017-10-27 00:08:40 UTC If you haven’t heard about the Louis Theroux bot, you’ve been missing out. The Twitter account spits out fake documentary intros in the style of Theroux, who often focuses his attention on weird cults, religions, felons and well, anyone you’d probably never […]

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Australian police use a secret algorithm and blacklist to target children suspected of future offending

[ad_1] Predictive policing may be the future of law enforcement (thanks, Minority Report), but one implementation in Australia is causing plenty of concern. A new report by the Youth Justice Coalition examined the use of New South Wales Police’s Suspect Targeting Management Plan (STMP), which is being used to mark people as young as 11. […]

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You’d watch all these documentaries suggested by this Louis Theroux bot

[ad_1] Louis Theroux, lover of the weird.Image: David Sandison/The Independent/REX/Shutterstock By Johnny Lieu2017-10-25 06:57:40 UTC Documentary maker Louis Theroux certainly loves the weird, and we’re fans of his because of it. That signature appreciation for odd, yet intriguing subjects perhaps errs on the predictable side by now, which is why a so-called Twitter bot, the […]