Reporter Natalie Allison, who covers state politics for The Tennessean in Nashville, tweeted a photo Monday (the photo was shot by photojournalist George Walker IV) of TN state Rep. Kent Calfee drinking from a Hershey’s chocolate syrup bottle. Read the rest
A college student loan processing company sent thousands of copies of the same statement to an Ohio family. An estimated 55,000 copies, to be precise. Read the rest
43-year-old Shakira and 50-year-old Jennifer Lopez at the Super Bowl from r/Celebhub
I learned that an important sportsball event took place in the United States yesterday. Apparently the game was interrupted with a song-and-dance routine that many people found pleasant. However, some people took umbrage at the choice of entertainment, including William Franklin Graham III, the Christian evangelist, missionary and trufan of the pussy-grabber in chief. Graham posted the following statement on Facebook:
In response, a mother of a 13-year-old boy shared Graham's sentiments:
Then another person weighed in:
When Graham's and the others' comments were posted to Twitter, several people commiserated with the mother.
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When posed with the question "What are you doing?" this Wheel of Fortune contestant gave the obvious answer, which was unfortunately wrong.
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Carnage-Boy asks: "What if Sam Mendes' latest badass movie was set in Bikini Bottom instead of Pas-de-Calais?"
Here's the original trailer:
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“I design Unnecessary Inventions for fun,” says IMGURian @rightcoastguy, who was challenged by fellow users to make this truly silly and wacky invention.
“Meet the SockNoMore.” Read the rest
Sam Elliott had the horses in the back with a wrangler on his booty before Lil Nas X was even in diapers.
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An Alaska family's home surveillance camera recorded a most remarkable video of a moose trapping a man inside the family shed. Read the rest
Spotify is now making regularly updated playlists and a podcast (I know, I know) for dogs whose owners must leave their beloved pets at home for extended hours, while they're at work and so on.
The idea is dogs can listen to the audio in their owners' absence and be comforted. Some 74% of UK pet-owners play music for their animals, Spotify UK said in the launch announcement today for the company's new pet-oriented audio offerings. Read the rest
Twitter user @sydneywhitson reported that "her coworker called in (yet again) and said she had a nail on her tire that caused her to have a flat" and reportedly sent in the above photo as evidence. Zoomed version below. Of course, Twitter delighted in the stupidity.
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I'm all for anything that makes shopping more entertaining. Read the rest
This 2½ minute commercial for termite spray is amusing, not least in how it explains why you shouldn't panic if the bugs don't immediately die. I feel more satisfied having watched it than most recent movies. Read the rest
In Atlanta, a couple say they returned from their holidays to find their home had been completely wrecked by a squirrel. Their insurance company, Mercury, says nope-- squirrel damage is not covered. The couple has launched a GoFundMe. No word on the squirrel. Read the rest
The fan-made hay sculpture's name is “Will-Hay Nelson.” Read the rest
UPS driver Bruce Slette found a goat in the back of his UPS delivery truck, and the images he snapped and sent to his daughter have now gone very viral.
They're really quite funny. Read the rest
A delightful moment of "Frère Jacques" performed by composer Luke Thering and comedian Ricky Gervais. More of Luke and Ricky below:
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