Evening Reading - August 11, 2022

It's night time in America, which means it is time for Shacknews Evening Reading.


Hey Shacknews, it's time for Evening Reading. Let's officially close out our day of posting. Please take a look.

In case you missed it at Shacknews:

And now... Other Stuff From The Internet!!!

Happy Birthday, Hip Hop!

It was 49 years ago tonight that hip hop was born.

Birb Alert!

Jocelyn takes amazing photos.

Buying land in the metaverse? Not even once, says Cuban

What is dumber: buying land in the metaverse or buying land in Canton, Ohio? Cuban is no stranger to dumb crypto investments, as evidenced by this tweet embedded below.

Amish in the club, must be Ohio

FWD Nightclub in Cleveland certainly has a diverse group of patrons.

25 years ago today, The Rock joined The Nation of Domination

That kid was never cooler than in this gif.

Epic Games publishes Unreal Engine 5.1 roadmap

UE5 is pretty neato.

What if I posted a cute dog video?

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It was super effective!

Why is this video so damn funny?

Is it the sustained applause? Is it the plate of food itself? Either way, I hope you enjoyed this video as much as I did.

The PACT ACT law goes into effect

“The PACT Act is a historic new law that will help VA deliver for millions of Veterans — and their survivors — by empowering us to presumptively provide care and benefits to Vets suffering from more than 20 toxic exposure-related conditions. It will also bring generations of Veterans into VA health care, which will improve Veteran health outcomes across the board," said VA Secretary Denis McDonough.

There you have it, Shacknews. Your Evening Reading for August 11, 2022. Please consider subscribing to Shacknews Mercury to support our site for as little as $1/month or download Shackpets for free on iOS and Android. Here is a photo of Lola to brighten your night.

Screenshot of Shackpets app's Latest Pets screen with a picture of Lola the Pom displayed. Her bio reads
Lola is the best dog!
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Asif Khan is the CEO, EIC, and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Tendobox.com. Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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