Gabatron Morning Briefing – 12-18-15: Most Magical Metal Detectors On Earth

Disney has decided to add a brand new feature to make all of their theme parks even more magical: metal detectors! It is also discontinuing the sale of toy guns at its parks and resorts and banning anyone over the age of 14 from wearing costumes at its parks.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 28 keystrokes. According to a team of researchers, pressing the backspace key 28 times when prompted for a username will allow users to crack into Linux systems.

Donald Trump picked up a critical endorsement in his race for the Republican nomination. Vladimir Putin called Trump “a very outstanding man, unquestionably talented.”

In science news, A large asteroid is going to pass by the Earth on Christmas Eve. It’s called Asteroid 2003 SD220.

Plus, , IKEA is hopping mad. Someone has created an Internet hoax that claimed they are selling a swastika-shaped tabled called the “Hadolf.”

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