Facebook’s ‘Trending News’ tab still exists, and it’s a beautifully empty wasteland

Praise be.Image: pixabay Pustulous Twitter politicking got you down? Look no further for a sweet escape from the 2018 news-hellscape, my friends, than Facebook’s Trending News tab. What?! IN the news tab, you say? Isn’t that where click-hungry press organizations and ill-informed uncles thrive, symbiotically sucking each other’s teats of…

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Study ties Facebook engagement to attacks on refugees

A study of circumstances and demographics attendant on attacks against refugees and immigrants in Germany has shown that Facebook use appears to be deeply linked with the frequency of violent acts. Far from being mere trolling or isolated expressions of controversial political opinions, spikes in anti-refugee posts were predictive of…

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DOJ employee among those heckling DHS boss Nielsen, report says

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen seen dining Tuesday evening while the security guards are keeping the protesters away.  (Facebook) “If kids don’t eat in peace, you don’t eat in peace,” another protester was heard yelling at the protest. “How can you enjoy a Mexican dinner as you’re…

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Texas billboard tells liberals to keep driving until they leave the state

A photo of the sign was posted to Facebook by Kyle Mccallie, of Fritch. He wrote the billboard was six miles east of Vega, a city roughly 35 miles west of Amarillo, on the eastbound side of the highway. Mccallie’s post, which was uploaded earlier Tuesday, had more than 8,000…

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Scientists Record Hottest April Temperature Ever Anywhere On Earth

It’s only May, and this year is setting new standards in terrifying extreme temperatures. The latest example comes from Nawabshah, Pakistan, where it was 50.2ºC (122.4ºF) on April 30. Meteorologists think this is the hottest shaded temperature ever recorded for a reliable weather station in April, anywhere on Earth. The…

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TV presenter Dale Winton dies aged 62

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch five of Dale Winton’s funny TV moments TV and radio presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62. The former Supermarket Sweep host died at his home earlier on Wednesday, his long-term agent Jan Kennedy said. Winton spent nearly…

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