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Bitcoin Couple Faces Death Penalty for Trying to Build Home in International Waters

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/YouTubeNadia Thepdet takes beautiful photos of the ocean. One recent picture on her Instagram shows the sun setting over the waves. In another, she stands on a boat off Thailand’s coast, holding a golden coin with …

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Logan Paul Sued Over Flat Earth Mockumentary by Guy Trying to Launch Himself Into Space on Homemade Rocket

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/AP/GettyYouTube megastar Logan Paul is getting sued over his Flat Earth mockumentary by Mike “Mad Mike” Hughes, who is trying to ride a homemade rocket into space to prove the earth is flat.Hughes, who has made a n…

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Ilhan Omar Threatened With Death on Twitter, Instagram After Right Seizes on 9/11 Comments

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyDeath threats against Rep. Ilhan Omar are surging online after conservatives criticized the Muslim congresswoman for comments they claimed downplayed the 9/11 terror attacks.Omar, one first …

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Anti-Semitic Slurs Surged on Gab, 4chan After Trump’s Election, ADL Finds

REUTERSRacist slurs, and anti-Semitic slurs in particular, have steadily increased on two forums popular with the far right after President Trump’s election, a new study finds.The Anti-Defamation League analyzed Gab and 4chan’s /pol/ board, digital hub…

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Student in Viral Border Patrol Video: University Caved to Pressure to Punish Me

Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastAt first, the University of Arizona was helpful. “I got a call from the Dean of Students Office,” Denisse Melchor said. “They’re like, ‘Are you okay, we’ve been receiving so many threats naming you.’”Then a local Bo…

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Trump’s Rant That Wind Turbines Cause Cancer Is Straight Out of the Chemtrail Internet

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photo and Video by GettyPresident Donald Trump endorsed a conspiracy almost no one but chemtrail truthers believe to attack wind turbines. And he still managed to get it wrong.For years, wind turbines have had tw…

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Conservatives Say Students Censored Border Patrol. Now the University of Arizona Will Charge Them for Protesting.

Dianne Leeth / AlamyLaw enforcement at the University of Arizona said they plan to charge two students for protesting Border Patrol agents’ presence on campus last month. In a statement announcing the charges, the university’s president accused the stu…