Thursday April 27, 2017

Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

Good Samaritan makes bank after returning $676 check

It actually pays to be a good person. That’s the lesson Sergio Juarez learned after he returned a $676 cashier’s check he found on the street to its owner — who, in turn, set up a GoFundMe campaign for the good Samaritan that already raised nearly $10,000 as of Tuesday.  More…

Boy hangs himself after his girlfriend pranked her death

An 11-year-old Michigan boy hanged himself after his 13-year-old girlfriend faked her own suicide as part of a “manipulative” social media prank, his mother said.  More…

Richard Simmons speaks out for the first time in three years

After being hospitalized for stomach problems on Monday, Richard Simmons has spoken directly to his fans for the first time in three years. “Hello to everyone who has shown concern for me and sent their good wishes,” the fitness guru told People in a statement on Wednesday, “You will never know how much it means to me. Aren’t you sick of hearing and reading about me?! LOL.  More…

PETA Says Milk is a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’

PETA’s shenanigans vary from the absurd to the downright offensive. From likening rape survivors to pigs and cows, to calling Pokémon a form of animal cruelty, PETA’s efforts to “save the animals” always make the headlines—and with good reason: they’re completely absurd. The latest? “Did you know that milk has long been a symbol used by white supremacists?”  More…

Why this woman’s extremely boring videos still go viral

The thought of a wood-burning oven doesn’t usually get people hot under the collar. But a YouTube regular called Farm Girl has been turning up the heat with her review of a rocket stove — for two obvious reasons. The busty woman, dressed in a tight gray top, turns the dull review into something more titillating by captivating viewers.  More…

Watch this woman pull gun on drone hovering over her home

Clearly annoyed by a drone hovering near her residence, a woman aims a gun at the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in a video that is going viral. At that point whoever is piloting the drone gets the message that the UAV is unwelcome and the drone quickly flies away from the house.  More…

Dangerous Stunt – Video Shows Man On Dirt Bike Flying Over California Freeway

A dirt bike flies over the 60 Freeway in Riverside County. It’s a mind-boggling stunt that would make anyone do a double take. Before launching over the freeway, the rider can be seen accelerating up a dirt path carved from a hillside and then liftoff.  More…

Pregnant teen killed by train while taking photos on tracks

A pregnant Texas teen was fatally struck by a train on Friday while posing on the railroad tracks for modeling photos. Frezania “Zanie” Thompson, 19, tried to cross the tracks to dodge one train, but was hit by the one coming from the other direction.  More…

McDonald’s tweet calls Trump ‘disgusting excuse of a President’

McDonald’s apparently isn’t lovin’ President Trump. The fast food giant’s Twitter account posted an out-of-nowhere insult at Trump Thursday morning — then quickly deleted it. “@realDonaldTrump You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have @BarackObama back, also you have tiny hands,” the tweet said.  More…

If you do the crime, don’t post proof on Facebook

Anyone who uses social media has heard the advice: If you want to keep something secret, don’t post it on Facebook. Which is why Manhattan DA Cy Vance is absolutely right to defend his office’s bid to seize data from 300-plus “private” user accounts in a criminal investigation.  More…

‘Full Frontal’ host Samantha Bee sorry for mocking cancer patient’s ‘Nazi’ haircut

“Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee apologized for a segment on her TBS show Wednesday night that made fun of a man’s haircut. In the segment about this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Bee mocked 20-year-old attendee Kyle Coddington saying his haircut resembled a Nazi. It turns out, Coddington has a partially-shaved head because he is battling brain cancer.  More…

Leslie Jones makes fun of white women supporting Black Lives Matter

Nothing is off-limits for Leslie Jones’ stand-up routine. “If I see another 45-year-old white woman from Williamsburg saying ‘black lives matter,’ I’m going to punch you in the mouth,” the “Saturday Night Live” star said during her recent four-night stint at New York comedy club.  More…

Oscars accountant busy tweeting Emma Stone pic before epic flub

The bean counter who handed Oscars presenter Warren Beatty the wrong winners envelope Sunday night was busy tweeting snapshots of actors backstage just before he set in motion the biggest blunder in the award show’s history.  More…

The Oscars: ‘Moonlight’ wins Best Picture after epic fail

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway pulled a Steve Harvey - announcing "La La Land" won Best Picture, when it was really supposed to go to "Moonlight" … and the fallout was hysterical. In the greatest Oscars ending ever … Warren and Faye called the ‘La La’ crew up onstage — and they were several minutes into their acceptance speeches before someone figured out the massive screwup.  More…

Blake Lively claims she’s part Cherokee – Doesn’t mention if she’s related to Elizabeth Warren


Blake Lively claims that she is part Cherokee — and social media isn’t buying it. The actress is under attack after she briefly addressed her mixed heritage claims in a L’Oreal Paris ad for various skin tones, noting that she is English, German, Irish and Cherokee.  More…