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AL Animal Shelter To Pipe Music In To Soothe Animals

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An animal shelter in my hometown of Huntsville, AL, is piping in music to help soothe the animals. This week, they began testing a sound system to pipe in music to the animals’ cages. Will Roberson with Huntsville Animal Services says the idea came from the community. He says: “This is a concept that came from…

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Family Claims Innocence When Removed From Flight – But There Is More To The Story

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A New York family was removed from a plane after the mother had an altercation with another passenger. The family is claiming that they were kicked off of the plane because their 1-year-old kicked the seat in front of them. However, the airline says that they kicked the family off because the mother cussed at…

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48 Years Ago Today: Apollo 11 Launched

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In one of the most recognizable pictures of all time, Ralph Morse captured the liftoff of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969. This date 1969: #Apollo11 heads for the moon. Anyone who witnessed the fury & majesty of launch will never forget it https://t.co/5eWqDJ42M2 pic.twitter.com/DvHoknm8Ok — Dave Stubbs (@Dave_Stubbs) July 16, 2017 Morse said: “You have…

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Amazon A.I. Making Cell Phone Cases Gets It Horribly Wrong (NSFW)

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An A.I. bot created by Amazon to specifically design smartphone cases has outdone itself in ways you cannot even imagine. This bot is supposed to be generating cell phone cases based on trending and popular images searches. However, the programming of the bot has been flubbed, and the designs pouring from the machinery are nothing…

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Top 10 Facts About Chocolate For World Chocolate Day

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Happy World Chocolate Day! Here are 10 great facts about chocolate to celebrate: 1. This is not the only chocolate celebration. Today is not the only celebration of chocolate. We also have National Milk Chocolate Day on July 28, International Chocolate Day on September 13, and National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day on November 7.…

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Baby Is Born Healthy And Whole, But Nobody Knows The Gender

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The first question asked when people have a new baby is usually “Is it a boy or a girl?” The answer is nearly always either one or the other. But a transgender single parent in the Canadian province of British Columbia has a different idea. When Kori Doty’s baby was born, it was outside of a…

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The Toilets Are Coming! The Toilets Are Coming!

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We all know that life in Russia can be difficult. Vladimir Putin isn’t exactly warm and cuddly, and people live with a certain amount of fear about what he might do next. But few people would have predicted the attack of the runaway potties. A couple of days ago, Moscow was hit with a strong…

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‘Sesame Street’ Joins The Ranks Of Those Who Support Families Of All Kinds

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Sesame Street has been a beloved and iconic television show for over 40 years. They have always taken a stand that has promoted diversity among its puppets as well as their human counterparts, and they are known for teaching our children basic skills necessary for mastering preschool as well as teaching them lessons on how…

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Equal Pay Among Superheroes? Gal Gadot Paid The Same As Henry Cavill

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When I first pitched this story, it had a slightly different angle. People were complaining that Gal Gadot was only paid $300,000 for Wonder Woman. It turns out she was actually paid that same rate that Henry Cavill was paid for Man of Steel. Although, neither salary has been confirmed by Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, or…

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Thrift Shop Purchase Sheds Light On Mount St. Helens Eruption And Prompts Family Reunion

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Newly discovered images of the deadliest volcano blast in U.S. history has finally surfaced, and you will never guess where they came from. 38-year old Kati Dimoff is a photographer from Portland, Oregon, and she had made a hobby out of purchasing old cameras from thrift shops. Sometimes she enjoys the restoration project, sometimes she…

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The Daily Show Opened It’s Own Trump Twitter Library

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The Daily Show opened a great three-day exhibit in New York City right across the street from Trump Tower. It showcased all of President Donald Trump’s most famous tweets. When asked if the presidential library should be opened after his term. The Daily Show host Trevor Noah said: “Yes, that’s true. Unfortunately, we do not know…

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If Every Shakespeare Play Was About Donald Trump, The Titles Would Be Hilarious!

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When New York’s “Shakespeare in the Park” decided to perform the play Julius Caesar this summer, they created a real tempest. (See what I did there?)  Casting a lead actor who looked and dressed like Donald Trump was just too much for the fragile ego of the President, especially because in the play Caesar is done in…

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Skittles Ditches The Rainbow For An AWESOME Reason!

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Skittles is releasing limited edition white candy with a white bag in honor of Pride month. They are giving the LGBT their rainbow to commemorate this month. These bags are being sold at Tesco stores in the UK and on Amazon as well. Some people are using the pride bag to accuse Skittles of racism.…

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After Finding A Worm In A Packaged Cucumber, Customer Service Hilarity Ensued

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Wes Metcalfe took on the brave world of customer service departments when he contacted Tesco after finding a worm housed in his packaged cucumber. Now, we all understand the world of customer service can be grueling, unforgiving, and unsympathetic. So, Metcalfe decided to try and tug at the heartstrings of the customer service department by…

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Avengers Director Joss Whedon Takes Over Justice League

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Zack Snyder’s contributions to the DC extended universe have been mercilessly criticized. He is known for his dark, cartoony settings and abundant lens flares. While pretty much all DC films since Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy have been disappointments to many fans, some argue that Zack Snyder is single-handedly to blame. Enthusiasts ridicule Snyder for…

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Open Iftar: Muslims Respond To Hatred By Invited Everyone To Dinner

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We certainly live in interesting times. Our country, and all of the western world, is feeling a surge of anxiety that has fueled fear and hatred of those who are different. We’ve seen an increase in hate crimes. Anti-black, anti-LGBT, and more often, anti-Muslim attacks are on the rise. The past few weeks have seen terrorist…

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OMG! The New Wonder Woman Isn’t WHITE? WTF?

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The new “Wonder Woman” movie has caused a lot of controversies since it is the first comic book movie centering on a female character and directed by a woman. The actress herself, Gal Gadot, is causing a stir on her own. The actress is actually Israeli and speaks English with an Isreali accent. Lebanon has…

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Your Grandchildren Are Definitely Going To Need These Products

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Now that the President of the United States has decided to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, it looks like things are really going to be heating up. In fact, it looks like things may be heating up so much that life as we know will essentially be over. Maybe not for us, but…

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We Can Save Up To 90% When We Transport Load To Space With A Space Elevator

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There is an annual International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC) where engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs got together to talk about the possibility of having a space elevator. The previous conferences almost always talked about the space elevator itself, how they can create it, why they need to, and everything else that they need to know. However,…

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‘I’m Now The 44th-Best President!’ — Trump Meets Nixon’s Ghost In Epic Simpsons Short

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To commemorate President Donald Trump’s 125th day in office, The Simpsons once again left us hysterically entertained as they lampooned Trump with a new short this Friday. In the short, the premise is that the president is trying to be nice to former FBI Director James Comey. Trump is seen in bed with books surrounding him,…

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BuzzFeed Writers Tried $256 Korean Beef – Here’s What They Thought (VIDEO)

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One of BuzzFeed’s many hit series is Worth It, a show that features two guys who try expensive food. We’re not talking about parmesan cheese off the block instead of that cheap little container. Steven Lim and Andrew Ilnyckyj have tried everything from $95 eggs to a $2,500 Secret Menu. Their most recent delicacy was trying $256 Korean beef…

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Honey Bees Are MUCH Smarter Than You Think! (VIDEO)

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Honey bees are known to be natural scavengers and calculated gatherers. They are vital pollinators that many species rely on globally. Many of us, however, view these insects as somewhat mindless, drawn by their senses and instinct alone. This, of course, is far from the truth. Not only do honey bees live in a rigidly…

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Vancouver Scientists Discover A Complex Language Between Plants!

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In 1997, a study by the University of British Columbia, led by Suzanne Simard, discovered that certain trees—namely douglas fir and paper birch—can transfer carbon (used in the trees’ photosynthetic and respiratory processes) between them via mycelia (underground fungus). Since then, scientists globally have discovered the exchange of nitrogen and phosphorus through the same method.…

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Before They Were Kings – Who Knew These Three Surviving Friends Would Make It Big?

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Fifty years and Academy nominations and awards ago, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, and Robert Duvall were friends that got each others’ backs. These three men were enjoying life without thinking about the future too much. None of them ever thought they’ll all prosper and reach what they have reached now. It all started in 1958 when…

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A Hidden Message Reveals The Name Of Logic’s Final Album!!

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Logic’s second studio album, The Incredible True Story, follows fictional characters Quentin Thomas and William Kai as they adjourn to Paradise, a literal planet capsulizing the fulfillment of humanity’s environment. While they fly, they listen to The Incredible True Story, making comments on society as a whole in the process. The concept of Everybody (released…

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Amazing Night For Women And LGBT At MTV Awards (TWEETS/VIDEO)

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The MTV Movie Awards is known for celebrity feuds and interesting outfits, but this year it stood out for an other reason: celebrating the LGBTQ community and breaking down gender stereotypes. Best Kiss The Best Kiss Award has usually gone to a heterosexual couple, but not this year. Moonlight stars Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome took it home…

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Chile Is Creating The Greatest Road Trip OF ALL TIME!

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The Chilean government has put the greatest road trip in the world into development. It will be 1,500 miles long, take weeks to drive, and connect to 17 national parks. That’s right. 17. It will also bring explorers closer to Chile’s harshest forests, fjords, glaciers, volcanoes, and mountains. This road, molded straight from an adventurer’s…

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This McDonald’s Ski-Thru Is All You Need During Winter

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If there’s something that can comfort us, it’s that in every corner we turn, we’ll find a McDonald’s fast food chain. Yes, good ol’ Ronald does that trick. McDonald’s made sure they are in every corner, every country, every place we set foot on. And when I say that, I mean everywhere, as in everywhere.…

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Swimming Underwater On The Moon Will Make You Jump Like A Dolphin

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In life, we are full of “what ifs”, oftentimes, these what ifs result to a lot of discussion and possibilities. These discussions and “intellectual mincing” of facts are what gives us enjoyment and wonder when you think about it. A certain question piqued several people’s interest and was faced by a lot of theories. So,…

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On This Day In History: The FDA Approved The Pill

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On May 9, 1960, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first commercially available birth control pill. It was initially commissioned by Margaret Sanger and funded by heiress Katherine McCormick. McCormick opened the first birth control clinic in the United States in 1916. From the History channel website: “In the early 1950s, Gregory Pincus, a biochemist…

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This Pipeline Construction In Belgium Is NOT What You Think

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You’d be surprised at what extent people are willing to go to just to get what they want. Now if the people wants beer, and you have a restaurant that offers that, then why not give it to them, right? This is exactly what Xavier Vanneste, owner of Halve De Maan Brewery in Belguim. In…

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Jimmy And Bernie- A Conference NOT To Miss

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Oh, this is something you shouldn’t miss. Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will be sitting down for a conversation with former President Jimmy Carter on the evening of May 8. It will be live streamed on Carter’s page, Carter Center. The main focus of the talk will be on the “important human rights issues”. For sure…

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Some Like It Hot – Volcano Hot (VIDEO)

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Talk about having the best name for the business that you offer. This restaurant so perfectly named that you’ll be crazy not to try it. El Diablo (The Devil) is a restaurant by the backdrop of the Timanfaya National Park in the Canary Islands. Given that it is situated by a volcano, it was impossible…

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Scarlett Johansson Invited This Drunk-As-A-Skunk Grandma Just Because She Looked Like Her

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We heard it all before. Celebrity look-alikes are something we see every day. Nothing new, next, turn the page, pass. Most often than not, these tactics are planned and engineered to help the look-alike land a job or something. You never know, right? If that’s the case, then what does this story have that makes it…

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This Just Might Be The Most Genius Invention All Food Lover Needs

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If you are a food-lover then I know you’ll agree when I say that the biggest hurdle we have to face in cinemas and watching games is that we can’t eat properly. How can we enjoy watching? You hear me, right? We need drinks and food. How can we watch if we’re holding our drink…

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Think You Had A Good Night’s Sleep? You’ll Have A Great Day!

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  I’m a middle aged woman. That means that one of the things I’ve given up is the belief that I will ever again sleep through a night. Between kids, jobs, menopause and daily aches and pains, sleep has become an elusive goal. But new research has given me hope that I can still have…

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Japanese Puffer Fish Leave Giant Mysterious Crop Circles (VIDEO)

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In 1995, Japanese scientists began to notice intricate designs in the sand, some up to 7 feet in diameter. Where did these crops circles come from? Aliens? For nearly 20 years, this has been a mystery. Recently, the answer was found: Japanese puffer fish. Even more recently this phenomenon was caught on film. These meticulous…

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INTERNET GOLD — This Is Why Moms Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Text

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Imagine this: you are lounging back in your favorite chair with your pajama pants pulled up above that pooch you don’t want to acknowledge exists as you zone out to your favorite show. Suddenly, your phone vibrates. You sigh deeply, not wanting to outside world to exist in the middle of your worst workweek ever,…

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How Wearing Tutus And Cowboy Hats To The Bar Helped Teach A Lesson On LGBTQ Rights

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When will politicians learn the risk they’re taking when they meet with groups of high school students? Teenagers are way smarter and way more direct than adults think they are. Recently Wyoming’s Republican Senator, Mike Enzi, visited a public middle-high school in Greybull, Wyoming. He was asked what he’s doing to improve the lives of LGBTQ citizens…

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Could A Plastic-Eating Caterpillar Be The One To Save The Planet? (VIDEO)

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The impact human beings have had on the environment of this world could be described as devastating. From an exponential population growth over the past 70 years, to burning fossil fuels, to using up finite resources, to massive pollution, to extinction of many species, it is easy to be pessimistic when it comes to the…

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Not A Fan Of Colonoscopies? This Could Be An Easier Pill To Swallow (VIDEO)

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A colonoscopy can be embarrassing, uncomfortable, and inconvenient. They impact what the patient can eat the day prior to the procedure and can also have complications with regards to the sedatives and anesthetics involved. Colonoscopies can also save lives. A colonoscopy involves a tube being inserted into the colon which allows doctors to, both, diagnose and…

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British Team Accidentally Discovers This Historical Treasure (VIDEO)

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In 2015, the Garden Museum of London closed for 18 months in order to undergo some serious refurbishing. Workers expected nothing out of the ordinary. However, something rather unusual did happen. Builders working in the medieval St. Mary’s Church of Lambeth Palace discovered a secret compartment underneath the church’s flagstones. In the hidden crypt was found thirty…

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Parents Recreate Blockbuster For Autistic Son (IMAGE/TWEET)

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A 20-year-old autistic man, Hector Zuniga, in Texas went to Blockbuster twice a week every week for years. He was very sad when he found out his local store was closing, so his parents made a mini one at home for him. The final week the store was open, they took Hector to the store…

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The Jimmy Carter Library Trolls Trump Hard (TWEETS/VIDEO)

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Republicans love to go after former President Jimmy Carter, which is what makes this trolling even more enjoyable. Many consider Carter to be a true Christian. He won a Nobel Peace Prize back in 2002 for his humanitarian work because he’s a decent human being. Unlike President Donald Trump who reeks of white supremacy. Carter even kept his promise…

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