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Fox gets weed wrong again, says homeless people ‘shoot up’ marijuana

Mashable By Morgan Sung2019-08-22 22:11:13 UTC A Fox News guest said that San Francisco should be focused on solving its homelessness crisis instead of trying to improve the language used in its justice system — specifically, they should focus on those on the streets who “just shot up marijuana.”   San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors […]

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The ‘Is your child texting about’ meme is back and still hilarious

Mashable By Nicole Gallucci2019-08-22 21:23:34 UTC It’s a tale as old as time: Parents are dying to know what their kids are texting about. When cellphones and instant messaging accounts became popular back in the day, texting acronyms and online abbreviations were invented to make communication easier and secretly curse and chat with friends in […]

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Video shows bear stealing package of dog food from Chewy off family’s front porch

Mashable By Andy Moser2019-08-22 15:36:03 UTC Apparently, Winnie the Pooh isn’t just going for honey anymore. In a video shared to Facebook by WNEP news anchor Jon Meyer, a bear makes itself at home by snagging a box of dog food from  Chewy off a Pennsylvania family’s porch and dragging it back to the woods. […]

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Man slices an arrow in half with a sword in glorious slow-motion

Mashable By Sam Haysom2019-08-21 10:27:02 UTC [embedded content] Another Slow Mo Guys episode, another activity to definitely avoid trying at home. Last time we had Dan submerged inside a giant water balloon, this time we have him slicing arrows in half with a sword. Amazingly, he manages to hit every one first time — and […]

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Woman burns ‘It’ clown doll after it floats into her backyard

Mashable By Morgan Sung2019-08-20 22:02:24 UTC A New Jersey woman dealt with an unsettling plush clown appearing in her backyard in the most sensible way possible — by destroying it with fire.  Renee Jensen posted in “We Live In Bergen County,” a local community Facebook group, about her harrowing encounter with a stuffed version of […]

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People are meme-ing this truly bizarre Trump painting

Mashable By Chloe Bryan2019-08-20 20:54:37 UTC Conservative painter Jon McNaughton released his latest MAGA-related work on Tuesday. Titled “The Masterpiece,” it features Donald Trump unveiling a painting of some kind while seated in … a cathedral? A studio with really high ceilings? We are not sure. The painting is ostensibly dry, because a cloth has […]

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Dad jokes thrive on the ‘ideal’ thermostat temperature, even if you don’t

Mashable Energy Star says the ideal temperature indoors is 78 degrees. Image: getty images By Morgan Sung2019-08-20 18:38:15 UTC A federal program says the “ideal” temperature for a home is 78 degrees Fahrenheit, and dads guarding the nation’s thermostats seem to agree.  Energy Star, a federal program from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department […]

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The Apple Card fits perfectly into ‘American Pscyho’ in this seamless re-edit

Mashable By Andy Moser2019-08-20 16:00:08 UTC [embedded content] Thought American Psycho couldn’t get more, well…psycho? Thanks to YouTube channel NeonFlareify, the infamous fictional investment banker/serial killer has a new tool with which to try and one-up his fellow finance bros: The Apple Card, in all its laser-etched glory. Because it’s 2019, and business cards are […]

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My MySpace scene kid phase broke me and I never want to be cool again

Mashable The only cool kids in my life were always going to push me away. Image: Vicky Leta / Mashable By Alexis Nedd2019-08-20 12:55:06 UTC Welcome to Summer Cooldown, our weeklong tribute to all things cool in pop culture. Through our role models of chill and our misguided attempts to emulate them, to the DGAF […]

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This giant and deeply terrifying hand sculpture is dividing the people of New Zealand

Mashable By Sam Haysom2019-08-19 10:27:38 UTC There is a special place in the beating heart of the internet for a creepy sculpture or mascot. Remember Gritty? Or the Partick Thistle FC soccer mascot that looked like a terrifying Lisa Simpson? Instant viral fame, for both of them. And it looks like a giant hand sculpture […]

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