Can 8chan be taken down?

Can 8chan be taken down?

8chan is the site that has hosted all kinds of horrible shooter manifestos. It can be taken down. In fact it lost its DNS protection through CloudFlare. The question is: will it come back up? It probably will.

Is it possible to hack the Boeing 787?

Probably not. Though they did very stupidly leave a lot of code open on the Internet that somebody found. He analyzed it and thought that maybe he could get in through the inflight system and then control the plane. That would not be good at all.

What does Donald Trump have against Sundar Pichai?

Pichai is the CEO of Google. Trump has been hate tweeting him. Why has he been doing that? Well a lot of people at Google are Democrats. Trump would really like them to be more subservient. There are some Republicans at Google who feel beleaguered but mostly it's Trump trying to kind of game the system, trying to work the rest, try and get Google to act as favorably towards him in the next election as possible.

Howard University President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick joins That Made All the Difference podcast to discuss how his career as a surgeon influenced his work as an educator, administrator and champion of underserved communities, and why he believes we may be on the cusp of the next "golden generation."

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When hundreds of thousands of protesters in Ethiopia brought sweeping change to their government in 2018, many of them were blaring the music of one man: a popular young activist named Hachalu Hundessa, who sang songs calling for the liberation and empowerment of the Oromo, the country's largest ethnic group.

Earlier this week, the 34-year old Hundessa was gunned down in the country's capital, Addis Ababa.

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As the United States celebrates its Independence Day on July 4th, we thought we'd take a look at two places in the world that have emerged from the colonial rule of Uncle Sam, and a third that may do so in the future.

Liberia: The West African nation of Liberia was never formally a US colony, but from 1816 to 1847 it was administered by the American Colonization Society — founded to return freed American slaves to Africa. Liberia in 1847 became the first independent republic in Africa (and just the second Black republic after Haiti). Its first president was Joseph Jenkins Roberts, a former slave from Virginia. With a similar flag and a US-modeled Constitution, Liberia has remained independent despite several periods of extreme turmoil, including two civil wars. Its current president is former soccer star George Weah...whose son plays for the US national soccer team.

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As the coronavirus continues to sweep across the United States, hospitals around the country are seeing a crush of COVID-19 patients requiring urgent care. In recent weeks, medical professionals in a number of states have said that they were unprepared not only for the number of infected people that would require treatment, but also for the length of time patients would need to stay in the hospital. Many cities and towns are now facing the possibility of massive hospital bed shortages. Here's a look at hospital bed occupancy rates, state by state.

The Wall Street Journal says that it's partisan to compare the US pandemic response to Europe. In this episode of The Red Pen — where we do our best to keep op-eds honest — Ian Bremmer and Eurasia Group's Scott Rosenstein point out some flaws in the WSJ's argument.

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