The Nintendo King and the Midlife Crisis

April 19, 2018

It was December in San Diego, the palm trees strung with tinsel in Ocean Beach. Pat Contri shuffled barefoot on the floor of his game room, black hair wet from the shower and curling above his eyes. He was in front of a wall of nearly 1,000 games for the Nintendo Entertainment System, the greatest console ever released; the wall, floor to ceiling, was amazing to behold, Contri as small…

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27 tweets that sum up just how wonderful (and hilarious) Dolly Parton is.

April 14, 2018

It’s an undeniable fact that Dolly Parton is America’s sweetheart. Don’t believe me? Twitter is full of evidence. First of all, she’s a hilarious meme queen. Dolly’s able to take any old photo of herself (or even an animated GIF!) and find a way to make people laugh. He must’ve said something pretty clever. pic.twitter.com/TbIGr5WrAW — Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) March 20, 2018 In the South this look means “bless your…

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Walmart Pulls Cosmopolitan Magazine From Checkouts

April 9, 2018

Walmart Inc. is pulling Cosmopolitan magazine from its checkout counters, bowing to pressure from an activist group that sees the publication’s racy covers as “sexploitation.” The world’s largest retailer will now sell the Hearst Corp. publication just in its magazine aisle, spokesman Randy Hargrove said on Tuesday. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation — a group with roots in fighting pornography — said it had been working “behind the scenes”…

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27 tweets that sum up just how wonderful (and hilarious) Dolly Parton is.

April 1, 2018

It’s an undeniable fact that Dolly Parton is America’s sweetheart. Don’t believe me? Twitter is full of evidence. First of all, she’s a hilarious meme queen. Dolly’s able to take any old photo of herself (or even an animated GIF!) and find a way to make people laugh. He must’ve said something pretty clever. pic.twitter.com/TbIGr5WrAW — Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) March 20, 2018 In the South this look means “bless your…

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Because eyebrow trends never stop, people are creating garden brows

March 31, 2018

Image: Getty Images Spring may not have sprung in parts of the U.S. yet, but it’s definitely showing up on people’s eyebrows.  We’ve seen halo brows. We’ve seen fishtail brows. We’ve seen barbed wire brows. At this point, you’d think brow trends could only go so far but Instagrammers are endlessly creative. This trend, at least, is pretty cute.  Lifestyle vlogger Taylor R. posted this look to Instagram and Twitter:…

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Someone made an amazing Craigslist job posting for a new Trump lawyer

March 29, 2018

This man needs help.Image: Getty Images President Donald Trump is currently short on attorney, and since it looks like he’s gonna need one (or two), an anonymous good Samaritan decided to put a job posting on Craigslist to help Trump out.  SEE ALSO: Donald Trump’s ‘pee tape’ controversy, explained Under the title, “SEEKING LEAD ATTORNEY FOR DIFFICULT CLIENT,” the listing, firs spotted by reporter Igor Bobic, puts the place of…

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10 unforgettable things we learned from ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

March 29, 2018

Catch up on your favorite Mr. Rogers moments with these iconic segmentsImage: Family Communications Inc./Getty Images Television has introduced us to a series of unforgettable neighbors, from Boy Meets World‘s Mr. Feeny to Sister, Sister‘s pesky Roger. But there is perhaps no television neighbor more iconic than Mister Rogers from PBS’ Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. SEE ALSO: Start your day by crying to the ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ trailer The…

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A Chrissy Teigen tweet sparked a great convo about maiden names: To keep or not to keep?

March 28, 2018

You know Chrissy Teigen, right? Author, model, unofficial queen of the witty tweet? Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for NARAS. She’s getting viral high-fives from fans again after responding to a question about keeping maiden names versus opting to take a partner’s after marriage. “I’d really like to hear the reasoning behind women who won’t take their husband’s last name,” the Twitter user wrote. To that, Teigen quipped, “My husband…

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Behold: ‘The Office’ characters reimagined as cartoons

March 28, 2018

Image: Marisa Livingston FACT: The Office will never die. Sure, the NBC comedy ended in 2013, but the show’s beloved characters will live on in our hearts, minds, and apparently sketchpads forever. The latest tribute to the Dunder Mifflin crew comes from Marisa Livingston, a Los Angeles artist who transformed Michael Scott and the gang into some of the most perfect cartoon characters we’ve ever seen.  I don’t want to…

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The internet’s convinced that this dog looks like Ivanka Trump

March 26, 2018

Today in dogs that look like people: a pup that people seem to think – for better or for worse – resembles Ivanka Trump. As Cosmopolitan notes, Twitter user @witchpuppy first tweeted the photo back on March 16. In the days since, the dog in the photo – with its long white hair and ears pulled back into a ponytail and its studded collar – has drawn comparisons to Trump….

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Kindergarten weather forecast assignment just became the standard for every other meteorologist.

March 25, 2018

Nashville kindergartner Carden Corts (he already has a perfect anchorman name) produced what might be the best Kindergarten-level project in existence.  The assignment was to make a weather forecast video for school, and his father, who works in video production, helped him out. Seriously though, the only assignments I had in Kindergarten were coloring books. Carden starts strong, working hard to accurately pronounce “meteorologist,” but then gets sidetracked by the…

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Where do the locals go in Istanbul?

March 21, 2018

Image: pixabay Istanbul has a special place in human history, sitting metaphorically and physically between the East and West. At one point it was the capital city of both the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, and the key to trade and cultural dominance. Once called Constantinople, today Istanbul offers a glimpse into ancient history and modern sensibilities. Famous for its mix of ancient mosques and Cathedrals, textiles, and food, travellers can…

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The Oscars have ended but I can’t stop thinking about Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak

March 21, 2018

Dream couple BJ Novak and Mindy Kaling attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party TOGETHER.Image: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Keep your hot dog cannons and 24-karat gold plated statues. The real winners of the 90th Academy Awards were all the hopeless romantics of the world, the friend-zone haters, the Mindy Kaling/BJ Novak stans. Hilarious and talented IRL BFFs Mindy and B.J. — who I spend a great deal of my life…

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Watch Billionaire Bill Gates try to think like a normal person

March 20, 2018

Billionaire Bill Gates would probably be great on a show where he guessed the prices of real estate and yachts. Groceries for norms? Not so much. Gates appeared on The Ellen Show on Wednesday, where host and millionaire of the people, Ellen DeGeneres, decided to quiz the tech mogul The Price is Right style. In a segment called “Bill’s Grocery Bills,” Degeneres had Gates guess the price of everyday objects…

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Get off and get stuffed with this vibrator that orders you a pizza when you’re done

March 20, 2018

Image: camsoda Forget friends with benefits — now, there’s GrubHub with benefits.  CamSoda, the adult entertainment site, is releasing a vibrator called the RubGrub that orders the user a large cheese pizza from Domino’s after they orgasm.  SEE ALSO: Finally, a way to get actual sexual pleasure from your Bitcoin investments Yes, it’s an actual vibrator that actually gets you a pizza. The toy has a button that’s similar to…

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Creepy optical illusion turns iPhone X screen into a weird portal

March 17, 2018

Another day, another mind-boggling optical illusion. Rather than the usual, girl-taking-selfie-accidentally-ends-up-looking-like-cartoon-character type illusions, though, this one is actually intentional. SEE ALSO: 16 optical illusions more fun than that damn dress Earlier this week, Swedish artist Peder Norrby shared a video of a cool trick he’d made using his iPhone X. Explainer video – enable sound! The app, called #TheParallaxView, is in review on @AppStore#iPhoneX #ARKit #FaceTracking #madewithunity pic.twitter.com/6P8ofGZqP4 — ΛLGΘMΨSΓIC…

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