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Alternative Christmas ornaments to discourage your cat from climbing the tree

By Shelby Slauer2017-12-18 23:53:10 UTC Decorating the Christmas tree is one of the most fun parts of the holiday season, unless you have a cat.  Then, it can be a hazardous event putting all of your favorite ornaments when your cat may climb it and knock the whole thing down at any second. That’s why we’ve compiled some ideas for Christmas ornaments that should discourage your cat from climbing the

85-year-old grandma is so happy to get a fidget spinner for her birthday

By Brian Koerber2017-12-18 22:51:03 UTC Looking back on the year 2017, it’s hard to not point to the fidget spinner as one notable thing that didn’t make us cry (most of the time). Here’s one more feel-good spinner story to close out the year. (Hopefully we’ll never have to hear about them again after this, but I can’t make any promises, folks.)  20-year-old Fiona Szilagy of Calgary, Canada, was visiting

Watch 100 people admit to the random stuff they stole

By Brian Koerber2017-12-05 00:02:49 UTC [embedded content] We’ve all done things we’re not proud of, but would you admit those things on camera for some sweet, sweet viral content? King of all things 100, Cut Video managed to get 100 people to admit to stealing various things in their past on camera, without much convincing at all. Items ranged from pens from the office to cars and weed. Let’s hope

Bury me in this giant, full-body tube scarf

By Laura Vitto2017-12-04 23:49:33 UTC As temperatures drop and the time of sunset nears closer and closer to mid-afternoon, the urge to swaddle ourselves in large cuts expensive knit fabric grows ever stronger.  Luckily a small Eastern European knitwear brand called Dukyana read our minds and designed the ideal winter outfit: a full-body tube scarf.  Currently available for pre-order, this massive mohair scarf measures 2.5 meters (or about 8 feet)

James Cameron is tired of your 'Titanic' death theories

Director James Cameron, Kate Winslet, and Leonardo DiCaprio at the 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards.Image: AFP/Getty Images By Laura Vitto2017-11-28 00:25:29 UTC You’ve read the arguments, you’ve watched the MythBusters clip, and you’ve determined that, yes, maybe Rose could have saved Jack at the end of Titantic. Even Kate Winslet agrees!  But despite the internet’s pleading, James Cameron’s view is, in essence: Get over it. As the Titanic director told

Massive hairy spider traps woman inside her car for 20 minutes

By Brian Koerber2017-11-20 23:34:35 UTC [embedded content] GET OUT OF THE CAR. A woman in  — you guessed it — Australia was held hostage in her car for about 20 minutes by a hair spider. Bianca Merrick of Coffs Harbour, Australia, was driving home from work on Friday when she spotted a large spider hanging out on her visor. She decided the best choice was to keep driving for fear

Stove Top created stuffing pants to solve your Thanksgiving struggles

Image: stovetop By Chelsea Candelario2017-11-13 23:59:39 UTC Thanksgiving just became a whole lot easier for people who can’t eat just one plate of food. You didn’t ask for it, but Stove Top, known for their signature easy-to-make stuffing, created their very own Thanksgiving Dinner Pants.  Joey from Friends must be crying tears of joy right now. [embedded content] According to Stove Top, the pants are “comfortable, stretch-waisted pants with a

The ACLU might be busy lately, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have time for Taylor Swift. The Northern California branch of the non-profit organization came to the defense of a critic for PopFront Magazine after the online publication received a letter demanding retraction and removal of a post that criticized the singer. SEE ALSO: This one lyric from ‘Gorgeous’ is proof that the old Taylor Swift is not dead

Donald Trump had a very awkward encounter with a T. rex

By Shannon Connellan2017-10-30 23:51:05 UTC President Donald Trump already celebrated Halloween by bodyshaming children and insulting their parents. Now he’s blanked a kid dressed up as a Tyrannosaurus rex. Happy Halloween! Trump awkwardly avoided a child dressed up as a T. rex while handing out candy to costumed kids before the White House’s Halloween event on the South Lawn on Monday. Greeting a stream of tiny guests, the president and

Forget pineapple. Twitter might have found an even more heinous pizza topping.

By Leah Collie2017-10-30 23:00:41 UTC Since the beginning of this exasperating year, there have been many, many debates on social media. From politics to social justice, none have been more demanding than the infamous controversy on whether or not pineapples belong on pizza.  Now, a new contender has surfaced sending Twitter users into an all-out frenzy.  If you thought pineapple pizza was a bad idea, we regrettably introduce the strawberry