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‘4chan is kill’. How An Internet Dinosaur Was Brought Down

A rift has appeared among the ranks of 4chan, with large quantities of users bidding the website farewell in favour of alternatives like 8chan.co. How could it be that the most infamous community found on the internet has started to break up? Over a decade has ruled the darker sides of the internet. What does this mean? During the last few weeks, a lot of big and important things happened on the internet. GamerGate, The Fappening, and the death of 4chan. Is 4chan really dead? No, it isn’t, but it might as well be to most of their decennium-long users....

Into Perspective #1: ‘Zwarte Piet’ 1

Into Perspective #1: ‘Zwarte Piet’

7WTFacts (Christmas) 0

7WTFacts (Christmas)

1. The ‘moving star’ that guided the three wise men was probably a comet; Halley’s comet.   Halley’s comet is a comet which is easily visible when it travels past earth, every 75-76 years. There’ve been recordings found of the comet’s apparition since 240 BC. A lot of mythical powers/events have been attributed to the comet, Christ’s coming could have been one of those. Hypothetically, if the nativity story is real, Halley’s comet would have been the one. It arrived at 12 BC. But Felix, that is 12 years before Jesus would’ve been born?! Well, at the same time, Jesus’ birthdate...