People are dumping pet goldfish into lakes, and now thousands — including some 4-pounders — are ruining the ecosystem

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 17, 2016 - 11:30am

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If you've ever dumped a pet goldfish in a nearby body of water and thought your act was harmless, think again. The seemingly innocent little creatures are wreaking havoc on ecosystems around the globe.

Here's the Ultimate Lord of the Rings/Hobbit Blu-Ray Set You've Been Waiting For

Submitted by Gizmodo on August 17, 2016 - 11:30am

Pretty much ever since the Hobbit movies were announced, fans have clamored for an ultimate box set that gathered the (then-future) extended editions of those films with the extended Lord of the Rings cuts in a single box set. Well, you’ll soon be able to—and it’s pretty spectacular.


Larry Wilmore says goodbye to 'The Nightly Show' with wine from Samantha Bee

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 17, 2016 - 11:28am

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In one of his last "Nightly Show" appearances, Larry Wilmore took his recent cancellation in stride on Tuesday night, with the help of some gifted wine from "Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee. 

"Welcome to the show. I’m Larry Wilmore, or at least I am for the next three nights,” he opened the show. “After that, who knows."

This man wasn’t even supposed to compete in the Olympics and he just won 2 silver medals

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 17, 2016 - 11:22am

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Gymnast Danell Leyva just won two silver medals for Team USA — and he wasn't even supposed to compete in Rio. 

Despite winning bronze in the men's all-around at the London games, Leyva was named as an alternate on the 2016 team, meaning he would only compete if a core team member suffered an injury. 

What the newly rich do with their homes after they make it big, according to a top interior designer

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 17, 2016 - 11:22am

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Having a home that accurately reflects your interests is well worth the investment. 

That's why many of those who find financial success end up using their newfound wealth to spruce up their homes. 

But what do these homes actually look like?

Inside North Korea's first ever beer festival, where visitors thank Kim Jong-un for alcohol

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 17, 2016 - 11:21am

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North Korea is hosting its first ever beer festival in the city of Pyongyang. 

The 20-day long event is taking place on the banks of the Taedong river in a floating restaurant and is an opportunity for drinkers to sample the country's finest beverages.

Seven local beers are available to try, but Taedonggang — the country's most popular beer — is the festival's main attraction. 


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