Ron Watkins Magically Spots ‘UFO’ After Launching UFO Site

Former 8chan administrator Ron Watkins claims to have spotted a UFO in footage shared to his Telegram channel on Sunday. The video, as first reported by VICE News, purports to show a “Tic Tac” UFO flying over Watkins’ home in Hokkaido, Japan. “I was just out on my deck looking up at the sky and …

Why Is Twitter Verifying These Bot Accounts on Its Site?

Questions have been raised over Twitter’s verification process after a handful of suspicious accounts were seen with blue checkmarks. In a tweet thread on Sunday, Twitter user Conspirador Norteño, a data scientist focused on disinformation, highlighted six newly-created accounts that had all been verified. While it’s common for malicious actors to hack into already-verified accounts, …

Four People Were Arrested Near The MLB All-Star Game Site In Denver Over Reported Fears Of A ‘Las Vegas-Style Shooting’ Threat

Getty Image Major League Baseball’s All-Star Break is upon us, and festivities are already underway in Denver for the annual midsummer classic. But an alarming report of arrests on weapons charges ahead of the game in Colorado made headlines on Sunday with some wondering if a dangerous incident was averted thanks to an alert hotel …