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After the Parkland shooting, the gun control debate isn't fading away

Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez at a pro-gun control rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Feb. 18, 2018.Image: AFP/Getty Images By Heather Dockray2018-02-19 22:23:38 UTC Three of the largest mass shootings in modern American history happened in the past two years, but that doesn’t mean Americans are always thinking about gun control. In fact, data shows that with so many mass shootings taking place, Americans move on to

Donald Trump asks Mar-a-Lago guests what he should do about guns

Donald Trump takes a walk on the golf course at Mar-a-Lago in Florida.Image: AFP/Getty Images By Keith Wagstaff2018-02-19 20:34:18 UTC In the wake of the most recent mass shooting, President Donald Trump sought advice on gun control from a trusted source: rich people staying at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida.  According to the Washington Post, Trump spent the weekend at his resort watching cable news, complaining about the Russia investigation,

This teen slept through his alarm because of Netflix and still won gold at the Olympics

Image: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images By Morgan Sung2018-02-13 00:25:53 UTC Red Gerard may be an Olympic snowboarder, but he’s still a typical 17-year-old at heart. The teenager overslept after a late night of bingeing Brooklyn Nine-Nine, ignoring the alarm he had set because he was supposed to compete on Sunday morning.  Gerard should have been awake at 6 a.m. But, as Yahoo reports, his teammate Kyle Mack had to drag him

Man builds a singing Furby organ, and the results are horrifying

By Brian Koerber2018-02-12 23:00:17 UTC [embedded content] Remember Furbys, the must-have creepy, robotic toy of the 1998 holiday season? Well, they never went away, they were just resting, and now they’re ready for their revival. YouTuber Sam Battle of LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER finally found a use for all of those abandoned Furbys by building his very own Furby organ. Yes, he turned 44 Furbys into a musical instrument. After

Pun-filled Valentine's Day cards that will make your loved one smile

Image: Getty Images By Morgan Sung2018-02-12 22:32:24 UTC Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary, or just because, love is always best expressed with humor — even if it’s an eye-rolling worthy pun. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here are a few of Etsy’s best puns for your loved ones.  “I Chews You”  Image: etsy/HODLONDON Give your Valentine the gift of Kanye this year with this “Loving you

The mystery of the guy with 2 phones behind selfie kid at the Super Bowl

Image: getty images By Morgan Sung2018-02-05 23:50:51 UTC When 13-year-old Ryan McKenna tried to take a selfie with Justin Timberlake during the Super Bowl halftime show, he instantly became a meme. Twitter was flooded with pictures and GIFs of McKenna on his phone during the performance, while Justin Timberlake danced only a few inches away.  But look a little closer at that selfie and you’ll see something else.  As @TommySledge

These guys broke the world record for the highest basketball shot

By Johnny Lieu2018-01-23 00:53:48 UTC [embedded content] Most of us struggle to get a basketball in the hoop from mere feet away. Yet Australian YouTubers How Ridiculous have made something of an art of shooting from long distances, breaking the world record back in 2016 for the world’s highest basketball shot. Well they’ve done it again, this time over the Maletsunyane Falls in Lesotho, Africa with an unbelievably epic 201.422

Vermont just legalized marijuana. Here's why that's so important.

Weed, dude.Image: The Washington Post/Getty Images By Brian Koerber2018-01-22 23:13:06 UTC  The Green Mountain State now has a totally different meaning for Vermont. For the first time, a state legislature in the U.S. legalized adult cannabis use for adults 21 and older. The other states that allow recreational cannabis use — Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Maine, as well as Washington D.C. — got there with ballot measures. 

Delightfully well-meaning grandma doesn't understand how Uber works

Keep track of those ‘Uber appointments.’Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock By Shannon Connellan2018-01-01 23:47:03 UTC Remember a time before Uber? Your grandma does, and she’s more pure than this world will ever be again. Especially reddit user ck2400’s grandma, who presented her grandchild with a 2018 weekly pocket planner because she “thought this would be good for your Uber appt’s.” Not quite how Uber works, but incredibly sweet. Sure, Uber’s app can keep

Newsweek tweets scarily tone-deaf photo of MLK Jr. in a casket

Image: The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images By Heather Dockray2018-01-01 21:44:37 UTC The next time you’re thinking of tweeting a photo of a Civil Rights legend in a casket, just, uh … don’t. Earlier today, the Newsweek twitter account shared a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his casket with the caption, “Have you seen my brother Martin?” The tweet was promptly deleted, but not before it caught the