There are three types of prop money that are typically used by movies and television shows: “standard,” “high quality,” and real money. Standard bills are printed on both sides and look great from a distance, but they are noticeably different when viewed up close. High-quality bills are identical to real […]
The US Army issued a warning for “fraudulent” text messages that claimed the recipients were selected for a military draft. A spokesperson from US Army Recruiting Command (USAREC), the organisation responsible in attracting prospective soldiers, told Insider the text messages were being sent “across the country from different brigades.” The […]
The saga of a 15-year-old Kentucky teen named Dorothy who just wanted to tweet went viral this week. In a series of tweets, Dorothy adopts increasingly strange devices to access Twitter– from a Nintendo 3DS, to a Nintendo Wii U, to an LG Smart Refrigerator – as revealed by the […]
Some condiments, meats, and cheeses may be something entirely different than what they claim to be. Foods like fish are often mislabeled to mislead customers into buying more abundant and common fish. Wasabi and soy sauce at most places in the US are knock-off versions of the originals because they […]
OpenAI, the AI research company cofounded by Elon Musk, has made an AI tool which can generate fake text. The Guardian’s Alex Hern played with the system, generating a fake article on Brexit and a new paragraph for George Orwell’s “1984.” The company isn’t open-sourcing the system because it fears […]
Have you ever wondered how actors cry in movies and on television? Some of the greatest scenes in history are largely thanks to the actor’s ability to conjure real tears. However, sometimes they need help. That’s where the makeup department comes in. Arielle Toelke, a Local 798 Makeup Artist who […]
One of 2017’s best games, “Cuphead,” was copied. The fraudulent version of the game made it through Apple’s App Store approval process. The game’s creators say, “We are working on removing the fraudulent app ASAP!” One of 2017’s best games, “Cuphead,” is out now on iPhone and iPad! Except it […]
The Great Recession caused a drop in Christmas tree sales, which meant there was less space available to plant trees that would now be reaching maturity. This shortage of Christmas trees is leading to an increase in prices. Christmas tree shortages across the US have already been reported. The Great […]
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