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Former US presidential front-runner and moon colony-enthusiast Newt Gingrich took to the internet yesterday with a video from his multimedia production company, where he called on the internet to think of a term for an “internet connected mobile phone”.
The internet was made for a few things: pictures of cats; cute videos; celebrity crushes; porn; and now Ryan Gosling refusing to eat spoonfuls of cereal. I’m pretty sure this means we’ve won the internet.
The hero that freed Amanda Berry, Georgina DeJesus, Michele Knight from their captivity at a neighbour’s house, Charles Ramsey, has had his interview comments songified with surprisingly good results.
Is this the world’s worst attempt at parallel parking?
Earlier this month three Emiratis were forcibly removed from the Jenadrivah Heritage and Cultural Festivall in Saudi Arabia and sent back to the UAE after it was suggested that women might find them irresistible. Here’s certainly got “blue steel” down to a tee.
Nokia and Red Bull teamed up to get freerunning World Champion Ryan Doyle and traceur (that’s the official title for a male parkour practitioner) Will Sutton to hop, skip, and jump their way across London filmed by twelve Nokia 920 smartphones to capture all the angles. One was even attached to a flying helicopter/drone.
An employee of the Management Border Force at Stansted has produced one of the more interesting ways to offer his resignation “letter” by writing it as icing on a cake for his bosses and colleagues to enjoy. That he is resigning to expand his cake-making business as Mr Cake probably means its delicious as well probably doesn’t hurt either.
Upon the news that former British Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher had died, Twitter lit up with the hastag #nowthatchersdead confusing many around the world about the health of singer Cher.
The two sides in the long-running gun debate in the US do not look like they will find a consensus anytime soon, but Thumbs & Ammo have taken it upon themselves to change some of the hype and movie magic surrounding guns by replacing them in famous film scenes and posters with thumbs up.
The AMC show Mad Men is one of the most popular on television, with critics and the public falling for the effortlessly cool 50s style, high production values, and Don Draper. Mean Girls was a smart-mouthed high school film hit from 2004 starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdam, Tina Fey, and Amy Poehler with a cult following. What do you get when you put them together? Mean Mad Men with quotes from mean Girls overlaid on stills from Mad Men.