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Tonight, The Internet Broke

It’s not just you or the sites you visit. A huge part of the internet went down earlier tonight, and everything from entertainment providers to video services to news sites was impacted.

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GameStop stock hit record high after Reddit-backed short squeeze

GameStop stock surged to its highest recorded share price over the weekend, hitting $76.76 per share on Friday, up nearly 80% in a single day.GameStop’s stock had been steadily rising for the past week, coming up from nearly $20 per share on January 12 and hitting the peak value on Friday thanks to an ongoing campaign from users on the subreddit WallStreetBets and some campaigns by YouTube and TikTok investment accounts (thanks, per Bloomberg (paywall), Friday’s flurry of Reddit-fuelled day-trading made GameStop (or GME) the most actively-traded US stock on the day and even causing trading to be halted multiple times…

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare knife throw ends with the most satisfying kill you’ll see this week

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 13 September 2020 16:50 GMT Sometimes, flinging a knife into the air in the vague hope it hits an enemy player is the best bet you’ve got.Most of the time – probably 99% of the time for your average Call of Duty Modern Warfare player – that knife will plop to the ground, useless and lost.For Reddit user TruceBrian, though, it ended perfectly.Random Throwing Knife Game Winner from r/modernwarfareAs you can see in the video above, a knife yeeted into the air in a last-ditch attempt to win the round fell with almost divine precision, falling…