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Senior class pulls off a truly awesome senior prank

By Brian Koerber2018-05-14 22:52:08 UTC When the local police congratulate the entire class on their senior prank, you know they pulled off something great.  The Cumberland High School class of 2018 in Wisconsin received props from the local police on Facebook on Monday after successfully pulling off an original and labor-intensive senior prank. A closeup of the Cumberland High School class of 2018’s senior prank. “It looked very, very real.

Elon Musk and Grimes are dating thanks to a super nerdy joke

By Morgan Sung2018-05-08 00:55:08 UTC Tech mogul Elon Musk and singer Grimes have something in common: they blend art history with artificial intelligence to make the nerdiest, most niche jokes.  The new couple arrived at the Met Gala together — Musk in a white priest-looking tux and Grimes dressed as a goth robot.  Elon Musk and Grimes bonded over the nerdiest joke. Image: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images According to Page Six,

Melania Trump's cyberbullying pamphlets look A LOT like Obama's

Image: Getty Images By Morgan Sung2018-05-07 23:51:33 UTC Melania Trump stepped into her role as First Lady on Monday and launched BE BEST, an initiative to “help our children manage the many issues they are facing today.”  BE BEST seeks to reinforce healthy behavior on social media in kids, reminding them to “choose their words wisely and speak with respect and compassion.” If you look past the irony — the

Kid has the most dramatic 'run' to home base during little league game

By Morgan Sung2018-05-01 00:01:51 UTC This kid has a future in acting.  During a very intense name of little league baseball, the coach told @TabbyRodriguez’s younger cousin Lenn to “run home as fast as he can.” The little boy did not disappoint, running from third base to home in glorious slow motion. How could you not hear the Chariots of Fire theme song while watching Lenn run? [embedded content] And

Happy 13th birthday to the very first YouTube video

By Martha Tesema2018-04-23 21:36:43 UTC The first video uploaded to YouTube is finally a teen. Thirteen years ago on Monday — on April 23, 2005 — YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim uploaded this 18 second clip to the site just a few months after the domain was secured, and nothing’s been the same since.  By the YouTube standards of today, it’s a pretty dull video, but it does embody much of internet

Someone found the 18th-century version of the distracted boyfriend meme

By Morgan Sung2018-04-16 22:16:08 UTC The distracted boyfriend meme — that image in which a man checks out one woman while holding hands with another — gained popularity last summer, used to explain moral dilemmas like choosing between dealing with responsibilities or taking a nap. (The answer is always take a nap.) The original image is just one piece of a multi-part stock photo series about love, infidelity, and the

Boy finds a message in a bottle that traveled 1,000 miles in 4 years

By Morgan Sung2018-03-12 23:06:07 UTC In the age of DM’ing, Snapchatting, and texting, there are countless ways to get in touch with new friends. A group of French sailors stuck to a more old fashioned way: throwing a message in a bottle overboard.  Twelve-year-old Joseph Vallis found the message on Saturday while helping out with a beach clean up in Bermuda, four years after the bottle was tossed into the

Jake Paul's video about school shootings doesn't involve any actual gun control

By Brian Koerber2018-03-12 22:51:34 UTC [embedded content] With 14 million YouTube subscribers and millions more on his various platforms, vlogger Jake Paul has massive influence. Unfortunately, his new plan to end school shootings doesn’t instill much confidence that he can use it to truly enact change.  First, we have to applaud Paul for taking a break from his daily vlogging and merch selling to visit Parkland, Fla. in the wake

Justice is served when a kid gets stuck in an elevator after peeing on it

By Morgan Sung2018-02-27 00:40:12 UTC [embedded content] It’s karma at its best.  Chinese news outlet CGTN shared footage of a prank gone wrong. After the boy in the video urinated on the panel of elevator buttons, he got ready to bolt out. But things did not go as planned. Instead of opening, the elevator’s doors remained closed, and the entire panel of buttons began lighting up. The boy was forced

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