Silliness

#FakeMelania Is Once Again Dominating Twitter

Heavy.com reports: The “Fake Melania” chorus of social media voices has struck again. In what seems to be the biggest irony ever, Trump who had been at the forefront of the “birther” movement against President Barack Obama, having accused the latter of not being born in the United States, now faces a “truther” movement of his own. “Fake Melania is …

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California’s “Glory Hole” Sucks In Record Rainfall

The Guardian reports: Some say it looks like a a toilet being flushed; in more generous interpretations, it is a beautiful inverted fountain. In a rare occurrence, the water level in the Lake Berryessa reservoir, 75 miles north of San Francisco, has risen so much that it is pouring into a 200ft-deep circular pipe constructed in its corner. The 72ft …

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VIETNAM: Barber Shop Offers Free Makeovers To Look Like Trump And Kim For Upcoming Summit [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: For those who like to push the cutting edge of style, two of the world’s most talked-about haircuts are now available for free, in Vietnam. In honor of an upcoming summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Feb. 27-28, a Hanoi barber is offering free haircuts to anyone wanting to copy …

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Bad Lip Reading Trump’s SOTU 2019 Address [VIDEO]

The Thrillist reports: If you follow the series, you may have been waiting for this to arrive. Bad Lip Reading’s newest video is a send-up of Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on February 5. Lovers of chaos and non-sequiturs may have been disappointed that the President stayed mostly on-script during the speech. (Even if the script wasn’t enjoyed …

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Delta And Coke Apologize For “Plane Crush” Promotion

The Washington Post reports: Falling in love on an airplane is the kind of story you only ever hear in a bar or see in a Lifetime movie. But for a brief time this winter, Delta Air Lines wanted to help passengers make it a reality — by gently nudging them to hit on other passengers. With cocktail napkins. “Be …

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Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Hits Record $1 Billion

Yahoo News reports: The U.S. Mega Millions lottery jackpot jumped to a record $1 billion on Friday, hours before the drawing for what is also the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. New Yorkers queuing up to buy tickets for Friday’s lottery said they would use the prize money to go on a shopping spree, quit their jobs and donate …

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Today In Creepy Twerking Robot Security Dogs [VIDEO]

Engadget reports: If what you need today is a dog robot twerking to “Uptown Funk,” well then you’re in luck. Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini robot is featured in a new video intended to show off its mobility, and it certainly does that as the robot dog steps, gyrates and dances in time with music. The SpotMini goes on sale sometime in …

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Randy Rainbow Takes On Brett Kavanaugh [VIDEO]

Randy Rainbow is back today with a take on the still-unfolding Brett Kavanaugh controversy, setting the scandal to the tune of the King Arthur’s title song from Lerner and Loewe’s 1960 musical Camelot. Richard Burton won the Tony that year for his performance and Richard Harris won the Golden Globe for his King Arthur in the 1967 movie version. As …

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At The Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Joey Chestnut proved it again: He’s second to bun. The king of competitive eating slammed down a record 74 franks in steamy Coney Island to easily capture his 11th Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog contest in the last 12 years. He gobbled up 10 more than the next-closest chomper in the annual Fourth of July …

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Conway: Trump Is “Commander In Cheese” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway appeared to suffer a verbal glitch on Wednesday when she apparently referred to President Donald Trump as the “commander in cheese.” Conway, when asked about the recent dust-up over the president disinviting the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House, said, “The problem with the President of the United States, and the commander of …

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Florida Town Apologizes For Zombie Alert During Power Outage: We Currently Have No Zombie Activity

The Palm Beach Post reports: A city power outage alert in Lake Worth on Sunday caused concern in residents for its mention of zombies. That’s correct. Zombies. Lake Worth Live, a community Facebook page, said an update from the city indicated the message was unintended. “We are looking into reports that the system mentioned zombies,” said Ben Kerr, the city’s …

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LIVE VIDEO: Naval Academy Cadets Climb Obelisk

The Washington Post reports: Several hundred young warriors stormed a 21-foot-high obelisk at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis on Monday, slipping and sliding as they formed a human pyramid around a monument covered in 50 pounds of vegetable shortening. The annual tradition marks the end of their hellacious “plebe” year at the academy, the country’s premier training ground for …

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Dr. Evil: The Border Wall Was My Idea [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Zip it, everyone — Dr. Evil is back! The menacing antagonist (played by Mike Myers) from the Austin Powers films appeared on The Tonight Show Wednesday for an exclusive interview. Jimmy Fallon told viewers his guest had been “fired by Trump moments ago.” “I’ve got to say, I had no idea that you were part of the …

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Nyle DiMarco Tutorial: How To Curse In ASL [VIDEO]

Sexually “fluid” Dancing With The Stars winner and model/actor Nyle DiMarco would like you to know how to curse in ASL. From his clip’s description: Since I started making tutorial videos I’ve gotten so many requests to do a bad words video. I think curse words are some of the first things a lot of people learn when they are …

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Jimmy Kimmel Hosts MAGA Spelling Bee [VIDEO]

The Week reports: On Monday’s Kimmel Live, Jimmy Kimmel hosted a “Make America Grate Again Spelling Bee,” inviting on three spelling bee champions from the Los Angeles area, one each from fourth, fifth, and sixth grade. “You’re all familiar with spelling bees, but this is not an ordinary spelling bee,” Kimmel told the young contestants. “This spelling bee is presidential, …

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Colbert Works Out With “Super Diva” RBG [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: They don’t call her Notorious RBG for nothing. Stephen Colbert hilariously attempted to keep up with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at D.C.’s Watergate Hotel gym on Wednesday’s episode of The Late Show. While the funnyman gushed over the 85-year-old clad is a shirt that read “SUPER DIVA,” RBG seemed less impressed with Colbert. The thing …

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UTAH: State Bar Association “Horrified” After Email Blast Plugs Lawyers Convention With Photo Of Boobies

Salt Lake City’s Fox affiliate reports: Lawyers across Utah opened their email inboxes on Monday afternoon to be greeted by an image of a topless woman. An email shared with FOX 13 that included an image of a topless woman. The email (shared with FOX 13 by several lawyers) was advertising the Utah State Bar’s annual spring convention in St. …

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Senators Go Curling In Capitol Hill Hallway [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Colorado’s senators are celebrating the Winter Olympics by doing some training of their own. Sens. Cory Gardner (R) and Michael Bennet (D) on Wednesday posted a video of themselves curling in the hallway using brooms. Colorado sent 36 athletes to this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, according to The Denver Post. The video says that …

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French Shoppers Brawl Over Discounted Nutella

The BBC reports: A discount on Nutella has led to violent scenes in a chain of French supermarkets, as shoppers jostled to grab a bargain on the sweet spread. Intermarché supermarkets offered a 70% discount on Nutella, bringing the price down from €4.50 (£3.90) to €1.40. But police were called when people began fighting and pushing one another. “They are …

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VIRAL VIDEO: British Gymnasts Flip Into Pants

We need a little silliness today. NBC News reports: Three gymnasts are proving there’s more than one way to put on your pants in the morning. British Olympic medal-winning gymnast Nile Wilson is going viral after posting a video of him and fellow gymnasts Ashley Watson and Luke Stoney ‘getting dressed.’ The video shows the trio performing more and more …

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