Silliness

New York City Disses Cleveland In Twitter Post

Here’s what started it all: Some eye catching billboards urging businesses to consider a move to Ohio are garnering attention across New York City. There are three print billboard placements and 13 programmatic in Manhattan along with four print and seven programmatic in Brooklyn, and the marketing campaign is the brainchild of private nonprofit economic development corporation JobsOhio. One board …

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Ringo Starr Settles “Ring O” Cock Ring Trademark Suit

The BBC reports: Sir Ringo Starr has dropped his legal case against the makers of a sex toy called a Ring O. The Beatles drummer challenged the Ring O trademark, saying it’s too similar to his name and might cause confusion. Sir Ringo, 80, had argued that his reputation would be damaged if the Ring O name was registered as …

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TikTok Sex Fetish Demo Ends In 911 Call [VIDEO]

Michigan Live reports: A 27-year-old Ann Arbor woman who teaches social media followers how to do sex acts and fetishes had to call firefighters for help after a sex stunt went wrong Tuesday, June 9. Being stuck was the sexual fetish the woman was trying to demonstrate on social media, but this time she couldn’t get unstuck on her own. …

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Internet Has Thoughts About Jeff Bezos’s Rocket

The New York Post reports: Jeff Bezos is getting shafted online over the shape of his big rocket. “Is it me, or does Jeff Bezos’ rocket look like a giant penis?” one person tweeted alongside a photo of Blue Origin, the craft the 57-year-old world’s richest man will fly into space next month. “I thought ‘penis’ as soon as I …

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Twitter Has Questions About Trump’s Pants [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: People think that Donald Trump had his trousers on backwards yesterday and they can’t stop laughing. Posting on Twitter, people are sharing screenshots of the former president’s most recent speech and claiming there is no zip on the front of his pants, suggesting he put them on back to front. Trump made a speech before the North …

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Internet Buzzes Over Odd Photo Of Bidens And Carters

The Washington Post reports: On first glance, the photograph seems typical enough. President Biden and first lady Jill Biden kneel beside their predecessors in the White House, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, during a trip to Georgia last week. But look closer at the image — a snapshot of two Democratic leaders with a decades-long alliance — and something appears to …

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German Bomb Squad: “Hand Grenade” Was Sex Toy

The Associated Press reports: A German police bomb squad called to investigate a suspected hand grenade in a Bavarian forest determined that the object actually was a rubber sex toy, authorities said Tuesday. The condoms and lubricant in the bag helped inform the hypothesis about the device’s intended use, police told German news agency dpa. “An internet search confirmed the …

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Beauty Queen Arrested Over Crown-Snatching [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Police in Sri Lanka have arrested the reigning Mrs World Caroline Jurie, after she allegedly injured a fellow beauty queen in an on-stage bust-up. Pushpika De Silva won the “Mrs Sri Lanka” title in a televised ceremony on Sunday, and former winner Mrs Jurie was meant to crown her. Instead, she pulled the crown off Mrs De …

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Beauty Pageant Ends In Crown-Snatching [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: Beauty queen Pushpika De Silva won the “Mrs Sri Lanka” title at a ceremony on national TV on Sunday. Moments later, the 2019 winner seized Mrs De Silva’s crown, claiming she could not be awarded the title because she was divorced. The prize has now been returned to Mrs De Silva, after pageant organisers confirmed she is …

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Massive Container Ship Currently Blocking Suez Canal First Drew A Dick Pic To Amuse Radar Trackers [VIDEO]

Vice News reports: The Suez Canal has been blocked and a big backlog of ships is building up after a huge container ship ran aground during bad weather. At least eight tug boats and a digger are working to dislodge and refloat the 400m long and 59m wide Ever Given. The container ship, registered in Panama and operated by Taiwanese …

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San Antonio Wax Museum Removes Statue Of Trump Because Customers Were Punching And Scratching It

The San Antonio Express-News reports: San Antonio doesn’t have Donald Trump to push around — and claw — anymore. At least not for the time being. Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks on Alamo Plaza moved the wax figure of the former president to a storage room because a few museum visitors — with intense feelings and a lack of self-restraint — kept …

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Amazon Swaps Out “Hitler” Icon On Shopping App

The BBC reports: Amazon has quickly changed its main shopping-app logo, after commentators said the recent redesign made it look like Adolf Hitler. Launched in January, the icon depicts a strip of blue tape over an Amazon “smile” logo. But some observers said it resembled a toothbrush mustache, associated with the Nazi dictator. The technology giant has now changed the …

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Lawyer Apologizes To Judge: “I’m Not A Cat” [VIDEO]

The El Paso Times reports: Judge Roy Ferguson of the 394th Texas District Court in Brewster County took to Twitter to share a link to a portion of a Zoom meeting that featured three lawyers. Two of the lawyers, Jerry L. Phillips and H. Gibbs Bauer, appeared as they do on their LinkedIn profiles. But Ron Ponton, who is listed …

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Air Force Releases Full List Of Rejected Space Force Troop Names: Floaty Bois, Jetsons, Stargeants, More

Politico reports: The Space Force caught a lot of flak for naming its members Guardians. But it could’ve been Floaty Bois or Astrogators. Those are two of the 400 suggestions military space personnel submitted as potential nicknames for Space Force members, according to a list released Friday by the Air Force. In December, Vice President Mike Pence announced members of …

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Groundhogs Offer Conflicting Predictions On Winter

The Weather Channel reports: Punxsutawney Phil was pulled from his burrow in Gobbler’s Knob Tuesday morning and saw his shadow, which, according to legend, means six more weeks of winter. Of course, even the organizers of the annual Groundhog Day event in western Pennsylvania acknowledge that turning to a large rodent for weather forecasting is mostly a way to break …

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Sanders Turns Viral Meme Into Charity Sweatshirts

The Hill reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is cashing in on his viral mittens moment for a good cause — raising money for charity with a sweatshirt bearing his Inauguration Day look. The Vermont senator’s campaign store unveiled a “Chairman Sanders crewneck” this week. The $45 organic cotton fleece shows the now-famous image of Sanders at President Biden’s inauguration on …

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Kazakh Tourism Board Adopts Borat’s Catchphrase

The New York Daily News reports: If you can’t beat Borat, join him. After condemning Sacha Baron Cohen’s first “Borat” movie for portraying the former Soviet republic as backward and bigoted in 2006, Kazakhstan has now embraced the character’s famous catchphrase as a tourism slogan. The Kazakh Tourism board released a series of promotional spots Sunday showing travelers exploring the …

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Pranksters Create Safe Office In NYC River [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: Improv Everywhere returned with their first “prank” since pre-pandemic times, which was to create New York’s “most socially distanced office” in the middle of the East River, just off of Pebble Beach in DUMBO. The floating office included a water cooler, a battery-powered computer with working internet, a variety of contemporary office furniture, and an absolutely killer backdrop …

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Fly On Pence’s Head Roils Twitter During VP Debate

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s handling of the country was the elephant in the room during Wednesday’s vice-presidential debate, but it was a fly, taking a brief break from flying, that couldn’t be ignored by viewers watching the event from home. Vice President Mike Pence, his hair perfectly coiffed, never reacted to the fly’s appearance on the right …

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Mississippi Sorry For Listing Mosquito Flag As Finalist

The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports: A viral design being proposed as the new state flag for Mississippi originated as a joke and was only included in a list of finalists due to a typo, according to officials. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) is currently narrowing down options to replace its current flag after lawmakers voted to remove the …

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