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This morning Monica Lewinsky, 41, joined Twitter and immediately attracted thousands of followers with her first step into the bumper-sticker culture. Tweet No. 1 simply read “#HereWeGo.” Less than two hours later, the former White House intern who’s best known for her affair with former President Bill Clinton made her first ever public address. Tearful […] [Read More]
A mastiff mix took a playful approach to a live weather forecast in Edmonton, Canada last week. Global Edmonton weather anchor Mike Sobel brought 18-month-old Ripple on the broadcast to promote animal adoption. Things didn’t go exactly as planned. The dog ignored repeated requests to sit and, instead, opted to chew on his leash as Sobel described […] [Read More]
A U.S. Marine has uploaded this footage of a fellow solider taking a sniper’s bullet to the helmet — totally escaping injury. The footage was recorded in 2013 in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan during the raid of a village. The footage is pretty amazing: [Read More]
A giant inflatable sculpture erected in Paris’s Place Vendôme is leading some Parisians to blush. The 80-foot-tall object towering over 17th-century buildings was designed to look like a Christmas tree but many are saying it resembles a sex toy — or to be more precise, a butt plug. American artist Paul McCarthy, 69, created the […] [Read More]
The latest news on an Ebola scare at a college outside San Diego is that the incident was a false alarm. This morning a building at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, Calif., was cordoned off after reports that a student might have been exposed to Ebola. News outlets were saying that the student had contact […] [Read More]
Adolph Hitler, one of the worst people in history, was taking crystal meth during at least one rant-filled meeting with Il Duce. The führer’s drug use is the subject of a new documentary from Britain’s Channel 4. ”Hitler’s Hidden Drug Habit: A Secret History,” relies on diaries and medical journals to tell the story of Hitler […] [Read More]
When Anna Stoehr went to join Facebook and plug in her date of birth, she faced a problem. Her birth year wasn’t available in the pull down menu. That’s because Stoehr of Plainview, Minn., is 113 years old and she was born in 1900. The earliest date you can choose on Facebook is 1905 and […] [Read More]