Birmingham Terrorists Stole £33,000 by Pretending to be Charity Collectors

A group of Brummie terrorists have been given three months to pay back £33,000, money they stole from members of the public by donning fluorescent jackets and rattling tins while pretending to be collecting for Muslim Aid. But they kept most of it for themselves. Read More >>

Dick Cheney Was Scared of Getting Assassinated by a Heart Hack

Though this sounds like a joke, former US Vice President Don Cheney and his doctors were legitimately scared about him getting assassinated via terrorists hacking into his defibrillator and causing a heart attack. So they turned off the wireless feature so nobody would kill him via heart hack. Read More >>

The Logos of Terrorist Organisations Predictably Love Using Guns

In a book called Branding Terror, Francesco Trivini Bellini and former United Nations counter-terrorism analyst Artur Beifuss compiled the logos and brand identities of terrorist organisations "from al-Qaeda to the Real IRA" and analysed them as they would any logo. It's fascinating to approach the identity of the terrorists from a graphic design perspective. Read More >>

US Government Wants the FBI to Shut Down Hamas Twitter Accounts

Twitter has moved far beyond just being a service you tweet about your lunch on, and along with the many useful services it's a platform for, it can also be a tool for terrorism and violence. At least that's how bits of the US government see it, and that's why they're asking the FBI to shut down Hamas-related Twitter accounts. Read More >>


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