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Russian Man Sues Apple: My iPhone Turned Me Gay

The Moscow Times reports: A Russian man is seeking more than $15,000 in damages from Apple after claiming that the U.S. tech giant drove him to homosexuality, the Govorit Moskva radio station has reported. The plaintiff, identified as D. Razumilov, alleges that he became “mired in same-sex relationships” this summer after receiving 69 GayCoins on a cryptocurrency payment app he …

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Hillary Dittos Singer Lizzo: Yes, I’m 100% (That Bitch)

USA Today reports: There are many on Twitter “with her” after Hillary Clinton responded to a tweet from singer Lizzo Wednesday. The day prior, the “Juice” singer tweeted a clip from a Democratic presidential debate with then-candidates like Clinton and Bernie Sanders on their feet for the national anthem. Only instead of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” plays instead: …

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Ohio State Seeks Trademark On The Word “The”

The Columbus Dispatch reports: Ohio State University wants to trademark the word “The” when used in conjunction with the university’s name on items marketed for sale. The university submitted a trademark application Aug. 8 to the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Washington. The request is for a standard character trademark for the title “The Ohio State University.” Some …

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Bud Light Offers Free Beer To Aliens That “Make It Out Of Area 51” After Facebook Group Vows To Storm Base

The Hill reports: Bud Light is offering to give free beer to any aliens that make it out of Area 51 in Nevada, as an satirical online campaign to “storm” the site has attracted the attention of millions. The beer maker made the announcement in a series of tweets about the military base, which conspiracy theorists have long believed to …

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NYC’s Famed Katz’s Deli Launches Fake Orgasm Contest

Reuters reports: It was the orgasm heard around the world. In the 1989 movie “When Harry Met Sally,” actor Meg Ryan’s loud rendition of a woman faking a climax while seated at a New York deli stands as one of the most memorable moments in film history. Katz’s, the deli where the scene took place, is running a contest on …

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#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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Colbert Trolls Trump: Subpoenas Are Coming [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Following the release of the first full trailer for Game of Thrones season 8, the final outing for the HBO show, Stephen Colbert decided to air his own parody. “They’re coming — 81 document requests in the expanding Trump probe,” the trailer’s voiceover says. “A daring attack launched by house DEMs! This spring, brace yourself: Subpoenas are …

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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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Cottonelle Features Gay Couple In New Toilet Paper Ad

Monsters And Critics reports: A new Cottonelle commercial has debuted for 2019 — but there’s more than one version. The two TV spots are almost identical, but while one features a gay couple, a second features lovers who are straight. The premise of both appears to be that if you’re going to meet your partner’s parents, you probably want a …

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Viral Petition: Sell “Useless” Montana To Canada For $1T

CBS News reports: An online petition to sell the state of Montana to Canada for $1 trillion has gone viral. The Change.org petition has more than 8,000 signatures so far. “We have too much debt and Montana is useless,” says the petition. “Just tell them it has beavers or something.” Ian Hammond, the petition creator, wants to sell The Treasure …

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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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Punxsutawney Phil Predicts An Early Spring [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog did not see his shadow on Saturday, predicting spring this year will arrive early. Members of Punxsutawney Phil’s top hat-wearing inner circle revealed their forecast at sunrise on Saturday, as the Midwest and East Coast recovered from this week’s dangerous Arctic blast. The festivities have their origin in a German legend that says …

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FDA Issues Warning: Be Careful With Edible Glitter

Via press release from the FDA: FDA wants you to be aware that some decorative glitters and dusts promoted for use on foods may, in fact, contain materials that should not be eaten. Many decorative glitters and dusts are sold over the Internet and in craft and bakery supply stores under names such as luster dust, disco dust, twinkle dust, …

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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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Kimmel Riffs On Trump’s Alert: The Textening [VIDEO]

Mashable reports: “What we do here in Hollywood when we have a bad idea? We make a major motion picture out of it,” Kimmel joked, before playing the trailer. The film focuses on a family driving through a city, when the parents begin to receive alerts for what they assume are Trump’s tweets coming to their cell phones. But after …

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Meet The Trump Rally’s “Plaid Shirt Guy” [VIDEO]

The Billings Gazette reports: Billings West High School senior Tyler Linfesty learned Thursday morning during first period that he had been selected for VIP treatment at President Donald J. Trump’s rally at MetraPark. Not long after Trump took the podium Thursday night at MetraPark, social media cued into Linfesty’s puzzled facial expressions, visible just over Trump’s right shoulder. Early on …

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NYPD Pilots Flew Spy Plane In Route Shaped Like “Giant Penis” To Troll Supervisor Watching On Flight Tracker

The New York Post reports: Five NYPD pilots were so ­angry at their supervisor that they used a $4 million, federally funded spy plane to fly a route shaped like a giant penis, The Post has learned. Inspector James Coan, head of the Aviation Unit, learned of the phallic airborne artwork from his minions, who discovered the lewd pattern on …

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BRITAIN: Racy Ad Marks National Orgasm Day [VIDEO]

Britain’s Daily Mail reports: A new TV advert featuring four people at the point of orgasm has been given the all clear to be screened on mainstream television after the 9pm watershed. It shows real couples ripping off each other’s clothes as it builds to a climax featuring two men and two women as they enjoy an orgasm. It was …

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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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