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CNN, where the term ‘fake news’ was helped coined, has come under fire in recent weeks for propagating misleading news about the elections in Ghana, Africa and attempting a smear campaign against Julian Assange by airing an interview that falsely accused Assange of being a pedophile. They have also recently been caught out using a screenshot from the computer game Fallout 4, stating it illustrated the Russian hacking.
“I think it’s fair to say that by design human beings are complainers.” Jason Silva
Shots Of Awe examines the propensity of human beings to look at the world around them and find fault or complain.
CNN apologized to Assange in a tweet and removed the tweet containing the offensive comments made by ex-Deputy Director of the CIA, Phil Mudd. The CNN New Day statement reads, “An analyst on our air earlier today asserted that Julian Assange was a pedophile, and regrets saying it,” and continues saying, “In fact, CNN has no evidence to support that assertion.”
On the night out while looking for love there’s nothing like having the support of a friend. Known sometimes as a “wingman” or “wingwoman,” the term originates from fighter jet pilots where the wingman’s job is to support and protect the lead pilot. Asap SCIENCE looks at the phenomenon of looking for dates in groups and how effective it is.
If you like Bill Nye and want to be better informed about all the confusing scientific questions like, “Are GMOs and vaccinations dangerous?” You’ll be happy about this.
Forget the scandalous and fake news fabricated by the mainstream media (including CNN, ABC, NBC, BBC, FOX News, CBS News, and The New York Times) to spread propaganda and lies and brainwash its core audience to manipulate public opinion. Here are 2016’s top 16 news stories the mainstream media barely covered…
The U.S. government is now provoking Russia based on something that appears completely fabricated: the unsubstantiated claim that Russia hacked the U.S. election to help Trump win. Because these claims are being circulated minute by minute by the corporate media, they bear some analysis before the world is incinerated on the basis of ignorance, paranoia, and deception.
Know what the most searched Google items of the year were? Russell Brand shows you here. AND he gives you 5 ways to accept yourself as you are.
Anonymous left a powerful warning for the world’s elite. Read it here.
A lot of people look forward to New Year’s Eve but many end up disappointed and there are some interesting legitimate reasons why this happens.
Jason Silva talks about the way in which humans are capable of using their imagination to produce tools and resources to evolve mankind.