It was hot as hell this July, which is a sign that we're getting closer to Hell on Earth. With the year now more than halfway over, we're left with even less hope that our souls will be saved before the world ends—the headlines spell it out plainly. Thankfully there's still time to laugh, shake your head in shame, or just be utterly disgusted by the 25 Most Ratchet News Stories of July. It's rough out there, folks.

Written by Julian Kimble (@JR316).

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