26 People Who Witnessed Tourists Being Total Jerks And Just Had To Share

#2 Tourists Destroying Popular Oregon Rock Formation The so-called “duckbill” sandstone formation was one of Oregon’s icons, protected by a fence to keep away people because it was unstable. However, this didn’t stop some vandals from climbing over the fence and pushing and pulling on the rock formation. Eventually, they knocked the rock down. Allegedly, the group of people did this because one of their friends had broken their leg because of the “duckbill”. The rock formation was also known as “Pedestal Rock” and “that Pacific Northwest rock.” #4 Mob Of Tourists At Costa Rica’s Ostional Beach Prevents Sea Turtles From Nesting The Ostional Wildlife Refuge in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is one place where olive ridley sea turtles nest. Unfortunately …

Counselors reportedly pressured to share private info about Facebook moderators

Managers at a company that oversees some of Facebooks content moderators reportedly pressured trauma counselors to reveal private information about the staff, the Intercept reports. Texas-based company Accenture oversees roughly 1,500 peopleall of whom are tasked with moderating everythingfrom extreme violence to animal abusefor Facebook. Accenture provides counselors, referred to internally as wellness coaches, for workers who become overwhelmed or traumatized by viewing countless hours of graphic content. Even though counseling sessions are protected by confidentiality laws, a letter given to the Interceptby company whistleblowers alleges that Accentures managers have pressured its wellness coaches to reveal what employees are saying in their sessions. At least one counselor is said to have refused, although a manager pushed back by arguing that …

How will the Democratic Socialists handle antifa?

With the increased violence of neo-Nazi and far-right groups and talk of on activists by President Donald Trumps White House, anti-fascist organizing has become a much-discussed and debated topic in left-wing circles. DSA, the largest socialist organization in the United States, has grown from 5,000 to 60,000 members in the last three years. This convention drew a level of attention that would have been unthinkable a few years ago, including a in the and live coverage from CNN. affirmedOne vote was surprisingly close. Resolution 9, which called for the creation of a national anti-fascist working group, passed narrowly. Brenden Gallagher is a member of DSA Los Angeles but was not a convention delegate and took no position on Resolution 9.This …

Redditors on Sh*tPoliticsSays spent Charlottesville anniversary praising Heather Heyer’s death

Far right hate subs ironically whine a lot about because they get called Nazis, u/SkynetJusticeWarri0r wrote in the introduction to a . But the curious thing is that these subs are the first in line to defend the actions of avowed and violent white supremacists. Its a phenomenon that is can only lead us to one conclusion, racism is an [instinctive] part of their far-right politics and reddit like 8[chan] is ground zero. Some comments shifted the blame for white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr. driving his car into a crowd of leftist protestors by arguing that the demonstration was blocking traffic. Elsewhere, users sickeningly blamed the murdered victim for her own death. one redditor wrote. another postedu/SkynetJusticeWarri0r also shared, …

Frogs, Bats, and Lizards Found In Bagged Salads A Growing Trend In The US

Over the years, dozens of accounts of wild animals found in consumer-grade leafy green prepackaged salads have been reported. Now, a new review suggests that finding amphibians, reptiles, and even bats and birds may be a growing trend in the US. There is no formalized method of compiling data on people finding live animals in their salads, so researchers turned to the Internet reviewing media from national news in Google and Bing searches. In fact, a quick Google search of “frog in salad” reveals dozens of accounts of consumers finding amphibians – both alive and dead – in their prepackaged salad. Across the country, 40 incidents were detected since 2003 with 38 occurring within the last decade. Amphibians were identified in …

Russia’s secret nuclear-powered cruise missile may have been factor in mysterious blast that killed at least 5

Buildings at a military base in the town of Nyonoska, Russia, the site of an accident during a test of a nuclear-powered engine where at least 5 people were killed on Thursday. (AFP/Getty Images) While the Russian military has remained quiet about what type of rocket may have been involved in the test, the research institute that employed five of the scientists that died said Sunday night a small nuclear reactor had exploded during the experiment in the White Sea. Vyacheslav Solovyov, the scientific director of the Russian Federal Nuclear Center, said in a video statement to a local newspaper that the agency was working on a number of experimental technologies, including studying “small-scale sources of energy with the use of …

Katy Perry Was Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Betches

In the past few years, our society has become much more aware of the problematic behavior of men in power. With the #MeToo movement, we’ve seen powerful men in pretty much every field exposed for predatory actions, and it’s important work. But it’s equally important to recognize that these behaviors aren’t limited to men in power. Sexual assault and harassment can happen to anyone and can be committed by anyone. Case in point, this week, there are new allegations that Katy Perry was inappropriate to one of her video costars, and it’s a messy situation. The alleged incident went down in 2011, after model Josh Kloss appeared in Katy Perry’s video for “Teenage Dream.” In an Instagram post for the anniversary …

Prosecutors Say Jeffrey Epstein Sex Trafficking Investigation Not Over

Jeffrey Epstein, who died in an apparent suicide Saturday morning, they said in a statement. “Today’s events are disturbing, and we are deeply aware of their potential to present yet another hurdle to giving Epstein’s many victims their day in Court,”  “To those brave young women who have already come forward and to the many others who have yet to do so, let me reiterate that we remain committed to standing for you, and our investigation of the conduct charged in the Indictment — which included a conspiracy count — remains ongoing.” While the criminal charges against Epstein cannot proceed, accusers may pursue civil litigation against his estate. Any potential conspirators could also be charged. Just one day before he …

Tori Spelling & Jennie Garth Explain Shannen Doherty’s Character’s Estrangement On ‘BH90210’ – Perez Hilton

9021-uh-oh?? On the Wednesday premiere of BH90210 — where original Beverly Hills, 90210 cast members play heightened, fictionalized versions of themselves — Shannen Doherty‘s character is estranged from the rest of the gang. Related: Tori Spelling Ordered To Pay Off MASSIVE AMEX Credit Card Debt! At the TV Critics Association summer press tour, Us Weekly asked co-stars/co-creators Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling if their rumored real-life drama with Doherty was the inspiration for one of the show’s plots. The Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood alum responded: “It wasn’t that. The reason we definitely wanted to show that she was separate from the group was that we really wanted to play in on the public’s perception and there was so much written… Keep in …

What Anthony Scaramucci gets dead wrong in his turn against Donald Trump

(CNN)Anthony Scaramucci is done with Donald Trump. THE POINT — NOW ON YOUTUBE! In each episode of his weekly YouTube show, Chris Cillizza will delve a little deeper into the surreal world of politics. Click to subscribe! In a tweet shortly after that CNN interview, Scaramucci wrote this:

UPDATED: A Full Breakdown Of Blake And Caelynn’s Messy Texts Betches

UPDATE: The fallout in Bachelor Nation surrounding the Blake/Caelynn/Kristina drama has continued throughout this week, and last night Caelynn finally spoke out about what’s been going on. After Blake posted and deleted their texts on Tuesday night, Caelynn responded on Wednesday with a lengthy statement on her Instagram. First, Caelynn immediately owned up to sending those texts, but said that the screenshots from Stagecoach are not an accurate representation of their relationship. She also said that she’s “mortified” that her private texts were published by someone she considered a friend. I actually feel for her on this. In this era of social media scandals and receipts, it’s become super common for people to publish text screenshots, but it’s definitely still an invasion of …

Why are NBA superstars shunning Team USA at the World Cup?

The Americans will have only one player from the All-NBA team on their roster in China. But that could make for an interesting tournament Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Zion Williamson those are just some of the American superstars you wont be seeing when the Fiba Basketball World Cup starts off in China on 31 August. Thanks to the many NBA stars who still clear favorites to lift the trophy. Right now, the US is what happened to Paul George in the lead-up to the last World Cup. In 2014, the forward, then with the Indiana Pacers, suffered a gruesome compound leg fracture during a scrimmage that cost him an entire …

Apology to family of couple killed by patient

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCharles Little said it was a “great pity” it had taken so long to achieve an apology The family of a couple killed by a man with severe mental health issues have received an apology from the top civil servant at the Department of Health. Michael and Marjorie Cawdery, both 83, died in a “frenzied” knife attack in Portadown, County Armagh in April 2017. They were stabbed to death by Thomas Scott McEntee, shortly after he walked out of a hospital emergency department. Permanent Secretary Richard Pengelly apologised for the health service’s “failings and handling” of his care. Trust ‘responsible’ in Cawdery killings Court told of ‘frenzied attack’ on couple Man admits …

Man shakes friend’s baby, leaving her blind

When they arrived, Bayleigh-Lee was sitting in a chair and appeared to be asleep. ‘Piercing scream’ But the court heard that while Miss Reed was in the kitchen, the baby let out “a piercing scream” and when she picked her up found her limp and lifeless. Doctors found there had been bleeding to the brain. Bayleigh-Lee suffered “catastrophic and life-changing” injuries in the incident on 18 August 2016, the jury was told. Smith, of Hywel Road, claimed Bayleigh-Lee had suddenly fallen ill. He had maintained he was innocent and refused to apologise. The jury heard the two men had been friends and Smith would sometimes help Mr Taylor, a self-employed delivery driver. “She will need medical care for the rest …

Why are Twitter users demanding it’s time to #CancelNYT?

Readers across America are threatening to cancel their New York Times subscriptions. The #CancelNYT hashtag emerged Tuesday morning after readers took offense to the papers Aug. 6 front-page headline: Trump Urges Unity Vs. Racism. Tomorrows @nytimes tonight: @realDonaldTrump urges unity vs. racism and condemns slaughters, but says little about gun control; China employs currency in trade feud, jolting markets. #nytimes pic.twitter.com/krrVxlFUWf — Tom Jolly (@TomJolly) August 6, 2019 The headline appeared to frame aftermath of last weekends mass shootings with racists on one side and President Donald Trump on another. Some Twitter users saw this as the latest in a pattern of normalizing Trumps policies and white supremacist sympathies in Americas paper of record. Readers found the headline particularly offensive …

Police on horses lead Black man on leash through streets

a Black man is being escorted by a leash tied to his hand by police in Galveston, Texas. It is hard to understand why these officers felt this young man required a leash, as he was handcuffed and walking between two mounted officers, she wrote. It is a scene that has invoked anger, disgust, and questions from the community. -year-old Donald Neely, who was arrested on Saturday for trespassingBell also shared the photos on Twitter, where people reacted with horror. Amazing. I am now resigned for the first time in my life to believe that it is possible for this country to go back 50 years to Jim Crow-like laws in the next 50 years. — Donovan Sparks (@SparksDonovan1) August …