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Eric Trump tweeted that he “hates” disloyal people. Funny he should mention that.

The list of former Trump friends and associates that have turned against the president continues to grow each day.

By now, we’re all familiar with him responding badly to criticism. But he appears to have taken the fallout from Omarosa Manigault Newman particularly hard. Some even say it has left him “unhinged.”


That reaction has apparently spread to the Trump family. Eric Trump posted to Twitter on Thursday night and was presumably taking a shot at Newman when he wrote:

“I truly hate disloyal people.”

It didn’t take long for a legion of people online to respond to the unintentionally hilarious post with reactions ranging from the absurd to perfectly insightful.

The responses were hilarious, overwhelming and the exact opposite of what he was expecting.

"Tough guys" like the Trumps like to talk about loyalty while displaying none of it themselves. There's an old understanding that loyalty is earned. For some, there's the misunderstanding that it is inherited or bought. Perhaps Eric Trump thought he'd sound strong and businesslike.

Instead, it was, put simply, an "epic backfire."

After all, it's hard to talk about loyalty when you and your family are literally under investigation for colluding with an American adversary.

I mean, right?

And funny you should mention it...

I mean, if only there were a transparently disreputable academic institution that could give out degrees in absurdity. Maybe something like...

But c'mon Eric.

A breastfeeding mother's experience at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo is touching people's hearts—but not without a fair amount of controversy.

Gemma Copeland shared her story on Facebook, which was then picked up by the Facebook page Boobie Babies. Photos show the mom breastfeeding her baby next to the window of the zoo's orangutan habitat, with a female orangutan sitting close to the glass, gazing at them.

"Today I got feeding support from the most unlikely of places, the most surreal moment of my life that had me in tears," Copeland wrote.

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People have clearly missed their free treats.

The COVID-19 pandemic had us waving a sad farewell to many of life’s modern conveniences. And where it certainly hasn’t been the worst loss, not having free samples at grocery stores has undoubtedly been a buzzkill. Sure, one can shop around without the enticing scent of hot, fresh artisan pizza cut into tiny slices or testing out the latest fancy ice cream … but is it as joyful? Not so much.

Trader Joe’s, famous for its prepandemic sampling stations, has recently brought the tradition back to life, and customers are practically dancing through the aisles.


On the big comeback weekend, people flocked to social media to share images and videos of their free treats, including festive Halloween cookies (because who doesn’t love TJ’s holiday themed items?) along with hopeful messages for the future.
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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry!

Most historians have credited the Greeks with creating the study of triangles' sides and angles, but this tablet presents indisputable evidence that the Babylonians were using the technique 1,500 years before the Greeks ever were.


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