The phone-hacking scandal that saw Rupert Murdoch close the UK’s News of the World newspaper and several high-profile resignations has reached a crescendo. Thankfully there’s a faux movie trailer to make light of the situation. [Thanks, Petah!]
If The News Corp Phone Hacking Scandal Were Made Into A Movie...
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Video. If your five o'clock shadow isn't rugged enough to light a match with, and there's nowhere else to strike one, a rubber band and a second match are all you need to get a fire started. This one's going to require some practice to master, and some amateur sniper skills, but MacGyver would be proud.
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