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Jon Stewart ends his reign as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show on August 6 after a 16-year run. When he took over hosting duties from Craig Kilborn, the show was more of a news-magazine, with features and puff pieces.

Under Stewart's direction, the show started to be driven more by current events, but continued with its lighter fare as well.

After the events of September 11, 2001, The Daily Show, along with most other shows, stayed off the air (or ran reruns). When the show returned a couple of weeks later, Stewart opened the show with no music and presented a very emotional return to the airwaves.

It was then, following Stewart's return, that The Daily Show became much more news-oriented and topical.

The new format was a great fit for Stewart and his team, which quickly became known as "The Best (bleeping) News Team Ever." They took on politics, religion, and other news organizations. They pointed out hypocrisy, exposed journalistic mistakes, and rooted out unfairness - all while still having fun. Election seasons became fodder for them, too. Their "Indecision [fill in the year]" coverage became must-see programming.

The New York Times called Stewart "the modern-day equivalent of Edward R. Murrow," and the UK's national newspaper The Independent called him the United States' "satirist-in-chief."

Viewers of the show were also witness to the beginnings of many great careers: Steve Carell, Jason Jones, Aasiv Mandvi, Samantha Bee, Ed Helms, Rob Riggle, Stephen Colbert, and many, many more.

The Daily Show has won and/or been nominated for many awards over the years, including Emmys, Grammys, and Peabodys, as well as many journalism and news awards. Not bad for a "fake" news show with "fake" journalists!

Jon, thank you for everything.  You will definitely be missed.

New host, South African comedian Trevor Noah, is scheduled to take over on September 28, 2015.

Click "Next" below to see the clips. 

The Worst Allergy Season Ever

Have you ever noticed how each year is supposedly "the worst allergy season ever?" The crew at The Daily Show did a report on why that is.

Skewering Wall-To-Wall News Coverage

One of the things that Jon Stewart and The Daily Show do best is make fun of TV news, especially the 24-hour news channels.

Time Lapse of Jon Stewart's Years on The Daily Show

Someone did a time-lapse video of Jon Stewart over the 16 years he's been hosting.

Be sure to watch the whole thing for a surprise in the video.

Britain vs. U.S. News

It's not just CNN, MSNBC, and FOX that The Daily Show skewers.

Return After 9/11

This is Jon Stewart's emotional return to TV after that horrible day. So touching.


The Daily Show's guests included politicians, newsmakers, actors, authors, and...SCIENTISTS!

Michele "Wojo" Wojciechowski is the award-winning author of the humor book Next Time I Move, They'll Carry Me Out in a Box, writer of the award-winning humor column, Wojo's World®, and a not-yet award-winning stand-up comic. She'd write something funny here, but she's too busy already missing Jon and his wit. For more Wojo and lots of funny stuff, check out her website at
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04 Aug 2015
All they would need to complete is actually simultaneously crash enough DNS servers to cause a noticeable outage as well as serious implications for the internet.

? CVE-2015-5477 [ISC]

Last week the actual World wide web Techniques Consortium launched a patch for any severe vulnerability within BIND, among the most well-known Domain Name Servers that's bundled together with Linux.

Ars Technica reports today that will attacks get currently begun as the code can always be acquired publicly. The Actual attack is now actively getting utilized against public DNS servers to trigger these phones crash.

If you're managing a BIND DNS server, it's important to always be able to patch as quickly as an individual can for you to ensure attackers can't take down the service.

The incident number CVE-2015-5477 details an exploit which allows a remote, unauthenticated attacker to crash DNS servers utilizing BIND by sending any specially crafted command.

The attack can be reportedly so trivial that a single hacker could take down large chunks regarding the web in a single move. There's simply no specific approach to protect against the attack, other than installing your patch immediately.

Image credit: Shutterstock

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03 Aug 2015
His "Project Totem" series captures moments with the wild breaching into city barriers, reminding us associated with the relationship among humans as well as wildlife.

Find more on FAPA's website.

The winners associated with this year's competition were announced Friday, July 31. Using over twenty classes divided with regard to skilled and also amateur amounts regarding expertise, the particular contest allowed photographers inside a range of skill sets using the chance to get the particular grand prize involving $3,000 (professional) as well as $2,000 (amateur).. Winning photographs captured mountain peaks, frozen lakes, massive waterfalls, roaming grizzly bears and scenes regarding everyday routine throughout Greenland.

In the amateur category, Irish photographer, Jason McGroarty, won. Just Take a new look at the higher than mentioned slideshow for images regarding some of this year's winners.

Thousands associated with photographers coming from most more than the particular globe entered the Fine art Photography Awards with regard to their particular chance from winning international esteem.

Evgeny Dubinchuk won first place in the travel group with regard to his series on ice skating upon Lake Baikal, a rift lake in Russia. The Actual lake may be the world's oldest along with deepest freshwater lake, containing 20 % in the world's freshwater reserve.

Ukrainian photographer Maxim Dondyuk was announced since the all round winner with the skilled group along using his series called "Culture in the Confrontation," which usually documents 90 days with the Ukrainian revolution in 2013.

Some in the categories include travel, cityscapes, panoramas, naturel as well as fine art

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03 Aug 2015
By Ryan Ibarra, for

Disco was alive as well as well in San Antonio Friday evening at Tucker's Kozy Korner for Puro Pinche's birthday celebration, Puro Disco, with DJs Steven Lee Moya and Leonard Trujillo.

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03 Aug 2015
Here's what you must know. The Particular auto finance marketplace is worth greater than $900 billion along with auto loan financial debt will always be the third-biggest debt burden with regard to U.S.

About 80% of most new vehicle purchases tend to be financed, as well as the CFPB within 2013 began targeting the particular a lot more than 30 million auto loan transactions in which typically occur each year.

The CFPB brought complaints against two auto lenders, slapping Ally Bank

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then the second-largest U.S. According towards the National Association involving Minority Auto Dealers (NAMAD), greater than 30% regarding auto purchasers are minorities, although just 5% regarding auto dealerships are minority-owned. The Particular CFPB says non-whites paid the actual mark-up, whilst whites didn't, along with warned auto lenders inside March 2013 they'd be investigating whenever they continued the practice.

These tend to be negotiations in which in turn the auto dealer served as financing broker towards the car buyer to help push the particular sale through.

The house Committee on financial Services, saying the buyer agency is overreaching by simply using questionable data about lenders, passed legislation Thursday with a vote associated with 47-10 (which included 13 Democrats) making the buyer agency leap by means of much more hoops just to start out poring more than their own books. However in certain cases, just as much 2.5% in additional curiosity ended up being tacked upon towards the loan if the dealer offered the loan to a different lender, trying to keep significantly associated with the real difference within compensation, sometimes as a lot as $1,000 for each deal.

And depending about whom an individual ask, an individual may now get a better deal, or perhaps you might still suffer discrimination. consumers, powering mortgage loans (70%) as well as student loan debt (10%).

So your CFPB employed the proxy method associated with figuring out an individual's racial composition by simply considering the names associated with the loan applicants along with cross-checking these to exactly where they lived, to notice if they had been discriminated against below ECOA. auto lender behind Wells Fargo

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along with $98 million throughout fines and also restitution within December 2013, also as American Honda Finance Corp., the particular sixth-biggest auto loan lender throughout 2013, using $24 million in penalties in restitution for you to borrowers in July of this year.

Read: Honda agrees in order to repay $24 million in order to minority auto-loan borrowers

That's simply because unlike mortgage applicants, auto-loan applicants do not really have to disclose his or her race as well as ethnicity; it's strictly prohibited beneath the 1974 Equal credit opportunity Act (ECOA).

Test-driving the actual 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan (5:00)

The 2016 Cadillac CTS-V sedan is actually large and fast, and also rewards via an upgrade for the dashboard processor. Consumer advocates just just like the center for Responsible Lending say "dealer reserves" could get cost consumers whom bought cars inside just 2009 alone more than $26 billion more than living in the loan. the CFPB says in which oftentimes those minority borrowers may get paid out higher rates than whites as part of what's identified since the "dealer reserve."

The Consumer Economic Protection Bureau, which could be arrested for searching pertaining to consumers in the wedding it arrives to all or any issues financial, offers just discovered itself within problems together with Congress following it began looking at what it really mentioned had been disparities in between minorities along with non-minorities in the large event it arrives in order to auto finance transactions.

But attempting to discover whom was a minority among individuals millions of auto loans wasn't as straightforward as obtaining minorities that submit an application for mortgages. WSJ Rumble Seat columnist Dan Neil discusses.

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02 Aug 2015

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