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Principal Got Rid of Security Guards and Then Something Unbelievable Happened
Where most people saw a "drop out factory" and "career killer," Andrew Bott saw a school with potential.
Twitter Celebrates NBA Center Jason Collins Coming Out as Gay
If you've been hiding under a rock, or just somehow not on the internet at all today, here's a newsflash -- Jason Collins is now the first active NBA player to be openly gay.
15 Oddly Eerie Photos of Boston as a Ghost Town
Boston is currently on lockdown as police continue the manhunt for Dzhokar A. Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation. No people out and about makes for a pretty eerie scene in the town. Here are 15 pictures taken by people and uploaded to Twitter and Inst…
10 Instances of Alex Trebek Being a Total Jerk
If you don't watch 'Jeopardy!,' then you don't know that Alex Trebek can be a just a *touch* condescending to the contestants. Although to be fair, it's hard not to come across as condescending when you're basically telling people they're wrong over and over again …
Man Buys Poodles, Discovers They’re Actually Ferrets on Steroids
This is not a joke. A man at the largest outdoor bazaar in Buenos Aires bought two toy poodles from a vendor for $150 each. Only he didn't actually buy two poodles. He actually bought two ferrets that were hopped up on steroids and given fancy hairdos so they would look like poodles.
29 People Who Had ONE Job, And Completely Failed at It
Sometimes somebody has one job to do...JUST ONE...and they can't even get it right. These are those times. Here are our favorite examples of the latest internet meme that involves somebody screwing up one simple task. ONE.
Find Out What 2,000 Calories Actually Looks Like
Here's a helpful video, if you were wondering how many carrots you could eat without going over 2,000 calories. If that sounds like something you definitely do not need to know, 2,000 calories is also quantified in Big Macs, pizza, Chipotle burritos and delicious, delicious avocados...
Beachgoers Form Human Chain to Save Drowning Boy
If your morning commute on public transportation has you convinced that all people are basically terrible, you need to watch this video. Right. Now.
Internet Baby Naming Contest Thankfully a Hoax
Last week we reported that a horrible mom was letting the internet vote to decide the name of her child for a measly $5,000. We can now thankfully say that the whole thing was a big, stinking hoax, perpetrated by none other than the company holding the contest.
Is This Elevator Murder Prank Effective Marketing for ‘Dead Man Down’?
Well, technically their plan worked, even though we think they are jerks. To promote a movie, ad agency Thinkmodo decided to stage a fake murder in an elevator and see how people react when the doors opened onto somebody being killed, so that they could film it and put it on the internet.