Swedish TV Accidentally Puts Subtitles From A Kids Show Over A Political Debate, And Its Brilliant

August 23, 2017

The unexpectedly entertaining debate (which was caught by an Imgur user named TheBlondeSwede) kicked off with Sweden’s Minister for the Environment welcoming everybody by saying, according to the subtitles, “greetings, earth creature,” and things only got weirder from there. Scroll down to see what we mean. If only all political debates were this interesting!

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2017 Sony World Photography Best Photos Will Take Your Breath Away

August 23, 2017

It’s that time of the year again when Sony announces the shortlist of the best photos competing in the biggest photography contest in the world. As always, these include best shots not only by professionals but by amateur photographers as well. The winning photographers will be announced on 20 April, with the overall Photographer of the Year scooping a $25,000 cash prize plus some goodies from Sony. Diamond-Dust. This picture…

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Obama’s mic drop: A 56-page article for the ‘Harvard Law Review’

August 22, 2017

President Barack Obama was busy in recent weeks, becoming the first sitting president to pen an article for the Harvard Law Review.Image: Sipa USA via AP While President-elect Donald Trump has spent his time recently tweeting about his disgust with Saturday Night Live and the alleged star power of his inauguration, outgoing President Barack Obama has been prepping a 50-page plus Harvard Law Review article on criminal justice reform. SEE…

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Minnesota Just Elected The Country’s First Somali-American Muslim Woman Legislator

August 22, 2017

Ilhan Omar on Tuesday became the first Somali-American Muslim woman elected to a state legislature, with a clear victory in Minnesota. Omar’s biggest battle was fought during the August primary, when she defeated a 44-year incumbent to become the Democratic nominee. In the state House of Representatives, she will represent a diverse, liberal district that encompasses most of Minneapolis. Her victory is seen as a win for progressive causes, and…

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6 times something Jon Stewart said or did actually made a difference in the world

August 22, 2017

“I’m not an activist, I’m a comedian.” . ‘Cause he’s right. Mostly, he didn’t change stuff. But the few times he actually did? Those moments were pretty great. 1. That time he got a terrible TV show cancelled Thanks to a million breathless social media headlines, these days it has become clich to say, “Jon Stewart destroyed X,” or “Jon Stewart annihilated Y,” or “Jon Stewart drop-kicked Z into the…

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Trump told a room full of veterans that PTSD only affects those who aren’t ‘strong.’

August 22, 2017

On Monday, Donald Trump spoke to the Retired American Warriors PAC in Virginia, where he made some controversial remarks about post-traumatic stress disorder. During the Q&A in his speech to American war veterans, Trump was asked about the suicide epidemic affecting the U.S. military. “When you talk about the mental health problems, when people come back from war and combat, they see things that maybe a lot of the folks…

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Jon Stewart’s best moment wasn’t on ‘The Daily Show.’ It was the day he eviscerated CNN.

August 22, 2017

Jon Stewart changed the way I think about TV news. He’s always been a hero of mine. As he finishes his last week at Comedy Central, I wanted to reflect on the moment he opened my eyes to the way the world really works. The most important thing he ever taught me wasn’t on “The Daily Show.” It was on another show entirely. A horrible show. A show that represented…

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Man Built Custom Kayak So He Could Take His Dogs On Adventures

August 22, 2017

“When we got Ginger, I just put in another hole” Bahnson told Dodo. “It’s like a triple kayak, only there isn’t enough room for the paddlers to put their feet — but it’s perfect for a dog… They never hopped out into the water, actually.” After David got his second Golden, he realized there was not enough space for both dogs More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMobimatic Charter-Member License…

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Refugees arriving in Scotland will get this front page greeting.

August 21, 2017

Immediately following the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, refugees from Syria were thrown into the spotlight. And, in many ways, unfairly so. Speculation began swirling that those involved in the Nov. 13, 2015, attacks had crossed into France amongst the wave of Syrian refugees escaping conflict. This line of thinking prompted harsh anti-refugee rhetoric across Western Europe. In the U.S., presidential hopefuls have said barring entry for refugees even children…

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A furious, heartbroken response to San Bernardino that everyone needs to read.

August 21, 2017

I’m sick and tired of this. Police escort family members of employees of the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, the site of yet another mass shooting Wednesday. Photo by Patrick T. Fallon/Getty Images. I’m sick and tired of watching helplessly as innocent people are gunned down nearly every. single. day. for no reason at all. I’m sick and tired of hearing there’s no way to prevent this. I’m…

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Taiwan Surprises Passengers By Turning Subway Cars Into Different Sport Venues For Upcoming Universiade

August 21, 2017

The decoration of each subway car was focused mainly on the floors, which now resemble swimming pools, soccer fields, race tracks, and basketball courts. It’s a project managed by EasyCard Corporation, which synchronizes public transportation throughout Taiwan, and the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan. You can find these decked out cars on the Songshan-Xindian (Green) line, a central MRT route. (h/t: DesignYouTrust) Image credits: chiuwei_bow Image credits: sunny830317 Image credits: Taipeitravel…

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I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Heres What It Did to Me

August 21, 2017

There’s this great Andy Warhol quote you’ve probably seen before: “I think everybody should like everybody.” You can buy posters and plates with pictures of Warhol, looking like the cover of a Belle & Sebastian album, with that phrase plastered across his face in Helvetica. But the full quote, taken from a 1963 interview in Art News, is a great description of how we interact on social media today. Warhol:…

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Allies Form A Circle Of Protection Around Muslim Students Praying In Michigan

August 21, 2017

In outright defiance of the rising levels anti-Muslim hate in America, University of Michigan students joined forces on Monday to protect their own. After hearing that a Muslim student had reportedly been threatened for her faith, hundreds of students and faculty showed up to stand guard around classmates who had gathered in a main square to perform one of Islam’s five daily prayers. The public Ishaa prayer, or nighttime prayer, was organized by the…

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Donald Trump Says Transgender People No Longer Allowed To Serve In Military

August 21, 2017

Trump claims he made the move after consulting with military experts, despite the Pentagon lifting the ban on transgender service members in 2016after an exhaustive review of its military readiness policies. The biggest question is what the news means for the thousands of transgender men and women currently serving in the military.There are The Pentagon referred all questions about the change to the White House. One thing that is clear…

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The Remarkable Story Behind David Bowies Most Iconic Feature

August 21, 2017

At the centre of it all, your eyes, your eyes Many aspects of the life and incredible achievements of David Bowie will be considered in the weeks and months ahead following the news of his death. Yet the cryptic lyric above from the lead single on David Bowies new album is a reminder that the unusual appearance of his eyes was a key part of the singers star persona. Indeed…

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Sally Yates Has Been Nominated For JFK Profile In Courage Award

August 20, 2017

The award, which has been given out each year since 1990, recognizes a public official (or officials) at the federal, state or local level whose actions demonstrate the qualities of politically courageous leadership in the spirit of Profiles in Courage, President Kennedys 1957 Pulitzer prize-winning book, which recounts the stories of eight U.S. Senators who risked their careers by embracing unpopular positions for the greater good. Essentially, the award celebrates…

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Rather than let his student’s baby continue to cry, this professor took matters into his own hands.

August 20, 2017

Professor Sydney Engelberg was in the middle of teaching his Organizational Behavior course when all of a sudden, a baby started to cry. Artist’s rendition. Image via Thinkstock. The baby belonged to one of his students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. But rather than get flustered, or frustrated, or ask the student to leave, Professor Engelberg did something extraordinary… He walked up to where the student was sitting with…

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The story behind Michelle Obama’s state dinner dress makes it even more stunning.

August 20, 2017

For the very last time, President Obama and the first lady hosted a state dinner in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 18, 2016. They graciously welcomed Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini, to the White House with open arms. And the two power couples showed the world why diplomacy is certainly the most fashionable way to go about foreign policy, that’s for sure. Unsurprisingly, however, it was…

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Muslim women are too scared to wear the hijab today

August 20, 2017

Image: : AP PHOTO/ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO/TWITTER LONDON The world has woken up to the news that Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump calls for total ban on Muslims entering the U.S. While many are celebrating Trump’s victory right now, some Muslim women are expressing fear that they may be targeted by hate crime. In December 2015, Trump called for a total ban on…

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33 Simple Ways To Fall Back In Love With Your Life

August 20, 2017

It happens to the best of us – life starts to stagnate and drag. When our day-to-day routine starts feeling more like a never-ending chore, it can be all too easy to forget that our lives require our active participation in order to stay fresh and exciting. So for the times when you’re feeling disenamored with your everyday routine here are 33 simple methods of falling in love with it…

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FBI Employees Wear ‘Comey Is My Homey’ Shirts To Family Day

August 20, 2017

WASHINGTON Some FBI employees and their guests wore Comey is my homey T-shirts to the bureaus Family Day in Washington on Friday in what appeared to be an unofficial show of support for former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired in May by President Donald Trump. At least a dozen people wore matching #ComeyIsMyHomey shirts, according to social media postings. Family Day is an annual event for employees and…

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Eric Trump: ‘The People Of This Country Love My Father’

August 20, 2017

I want somebody to start fighting for him, Trump said of the president. How much weight does he have to carry by himself? My father has the voice of this country. The people of this country love him. Why wouldnt [Republicans] get in line? Last month, polls showed that President Trumps approval ratings were at historic lowsnearly six months into office. Compared with past presidents, Trumps approval rating was the…

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14 Things To Know Before Dating An Only Child

August 19, 2017

I have heard the aforementioned statement more times in my life than I can count. Yeah, some stereotypes exist for a reason and yeah, maybe I personify a whole shitload of them and at this point in my life I just dont care anymore that Im kind of a walking stand-up joke. There are things you should know before dating a redhead (like always bring sunblock), there are things you…

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Internet demands to hear what Hillary knew about Fugazi

This week, the politically engaged public was dismayed as presidential hopeful and media darling Hillary Clinton was made to endure over 11 hours of Republican grilling and accusations about the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya. But those who weren’t as familiar with the former Secretary of State’s ongoing scandal had strong feelings about the whole thing. They asked: Why is Hillary being made to endure these brutal Fugazi hearings?…

August 19, 2017
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Anthony Scaramucci Out At White House After A Whirlwind 10 Days

August 19, 2017

Scaramucci was named communications director on July 21, a mere 10 days ago.Axios reportshe resigned at the request of Gen. John Kelly, the new White House chief of staff. According to CBS and CNN, Scaramucci was escorted from White House grounds Monday. His rant, published in The New Yorker, was mostly aimed at then-White House chief of staff Reince Priebus. (Priebus resigned from his post last week and was replacedMonday…

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Congress Just Ignored Trump And Boosted America’s Science Funding

August 19, 2017

Believe it or not, in this newfound age of Alternative Facts, some good news has just emerged from the intertwined worlds of science and politics. Based on an advanced copy of Americas budget for the 2017 financial year, it looks like there has been an actual increase in science funding across the board, and rather wonderfully, Trumps requests to have it cut have been comprehensively ignored. Former President Obama signed…

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