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Westminster Dog Show without the dogs is actually more entertaining

Who even likes dogs? On Tuesday night, Jimmy Kimmel Live used green screen technology to edit the dogs out of the Westminster Dog Show. The purpose? To shift the viewers’ focus onto the humans running alongside the dogs. Turns out watching people trotting along beside invisible dogs is more amusing than the real thing. Who …

'Avengers: Infinity War' toy may contain hints about Thor's hammer prospects

Looks like Thor might be getting a new smashy boi.Image: walt disney/marvel studios By Isobel Hamilton2018-02-14 10:33:35 UTC Spoiler Alert: this article contains spoilers for Thor: Ragnarok and potentially for Avengers: Infinity War. A picture recently surfaced on Reddit claiming to show an image of Thor’s new hammer from Avengers: Infinity war, his trusty blunt …

Former homeless man hands out roses for Valentine's Day, because it makes people happy

Valentine’s Day might suck for single people, but for some, it’s an opportunity to share a little bit of love. Like for a formerly homeless man named Cameron, who pledged to hand out roses to people at Nobby Beach, on the Gold Coast in Australia. It’s a tale that’s been written about in a Facebook …

Why women need Galentine’s Day more than ever this year

In 2010, Galentine’s Day was just another Parks and Rec episode, but in recent years it’s become a symbol of female empowerment and solidarity.  The fictional holiday, brought to life by Leslie Knope (played by Amy Poehler), was a day filled with “ladies celebrating ladies.” Since the episode aired, Feb, 13 has become a real-life …

Google engineer shares terrifying video of his plane falling apart, makes dad jokes

Passengers on United Airlines flight 1175 from San Francisco to Honolulu experienced an unfortunate incident Tuesday when the engine’s cowling fell off mid-flight. The plane made it to its destination safely, though it did make an emergency landing.  Google Engineer Erik Haddad was on the flight, and captured this video from his seat on board …

Roommates prank friend by turning their bedroom into a bad museum from the future

When Ellen Huet’s roommates went on vacation, she pulled out her laminator and went to work. Everyday objects haphazardly thrown around the room became exhibits in an error-filled museum from the future. Her housemates, Tony Lai and Nihar Madhavan wrote descriptions for each ancient relic.  opportunity: two of your housemates take a trip battle plan: …

Olympic curling is a great way to trick your children into cleaning the house

Need to clean your house but keep dragging your feet? Just pretend you’re curling. Better yet, get your children to pretend they’re curling — a genius idea perpetuated by the Olympics network itself, NBC. All you need is a broom or Swiffer and a rounded object of some kind. Anything will work, because you are …

Here's how single people of all ages feel about these hotly debated love topics

With every Valentine’s Day comes the unavoidable question all single people silently ask themselves: Does everyone else hate this as much as I do? Hater, the dating app that matches people based on their mutual dislikes, revealed just how divided generations are on certain hot-topic issues in the world of dating. The data is split …