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Activists Fill Burger Chain With Thousands Of Locusts, Crickets And Cockroaches

“8000 locust, 2000 crickets, 4000 cockroaches. See you tomorrow night,” was the text Huck Magazine writer Michael Segalov received hours before activists unleashed those exact breeds and quantities of insects inside a Byron burger location in London. The bugs came from activists upset by some recent anti-immigration activities at the chain and their vengeance was swift.

Portland Is Trying To Stop An Oil Tanker With Kayaks And Canoes

If you want to stop a giant oil company from drilling in the Arctic, you have a few options. A large group of Portland residents are currently forming a blockade to prevent one of those oil company’s ships from getting to the Arctic. And they’re doing it with kayaks.

Cuba's Illegal, Porn-Free Underground Internet Is Thriving

In Old Havana’s last remaining internet cafe, an hour online costs about almost a quarter of an average monthly salary. But armed with some piecemeal networking equipment and rebellious sensibilities, some Cuban youths have taken connectivity into their own hands.

Amazing Aerial Photo Of Hong Kong Streets Flooded With People

The good fight for freedom and democracy against Beijing’s dictatorial regime continues in Hong Kong, where protesters keep flooding the streets in massive demonstrations. This photo published by Hong Kong Democracy Now is an impressive look into one. Here are some more from the ground.

Canberra Man Chains Himself To Optus Store, Frustrated Over iPad Customer Service

Gizmodo just got off the phone with Laurence Kain, a small business owner who earlier this afternoon took the extreme step of chaining himself to the Canberra City Optus store. He said his “peaceful protest” was a last resort after unsuccessful attempts to switch the ownership of his iPad data account between his businesses, despite three previous store visits and five hours on hold. Updated

Occupy Wall Street And The War To Free All Internet

The “Occupy Movement” might be nebulous, but it’s at least a stirring cross-section of ideas. One of them, as followed by Motherboard’s latest doc, “Free the Network,” was the idea to create an internet owned by the people. It kinda worked.

Do Apple Users Care Enough To Protest Chinese Working Conditions?

Since it came to light how bad working conditions are in Chinese factories that make iPhones and iPads, many have muttered about boycotting Apple. If that’s you, you should join a globally coordinated protest against it, which is happening today. But do you care enough?

Greenpeace Scales HP Headquarters To Finger Paint Roof In Protest

If you happen to be flying over the city of San Francisco, HP headquarters will be easy to spot. It will be the building with the words “Hazardous Products” finger painted on the roof.

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