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Shoeless woman manages to smash a TV while bowling

Shoeless woman manages to smash a TV while bowling

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Throwing an 8-pound ball down a narrow path to knock down a cluster of pins is difficult for some. But for others -- like this shoeless lady -- even merely get it into the lane is impossible. Considering the whole event was being filmed, this woman's bowling abilities must have been well known among family and working friends. It's really a sight to behold: She pipelines up her kill, merely to destroy one of the great TVs hanging above the lanes.
Michael Wolff’s White House tell-all ‘Fire and Fury’ remade in a more Trump-friendly format

Michael Wolff’s White House tell-all ‘Fire and Fury’ remade in a more Trump-friendly format

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Image: happytoast It's common knowledge by now that Donald Trump isn't much of a reader. That fact alone intimates he probably won't get through a full read of Michael Wolff's explosive, new book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House . Fortunately, one talented individual was put forward by the perfect solution. SEE ALSO: Despite bombshell book, Donald Trump craves all of you to know he's 'like, really smart' An artist who makes under the name HappyToast rebuilt the broad masses of the apoplexies of Fire and Fury as a pop-up volume, utilizing 3DS Max modeling software. He then shared each page of on Twitter in an ever-more-hilarious thread. It's not a word-for-word recreation, patently, but for a president who gets his briefings with a side of bullet-pointed one-sheets, this is...
‘Stranger Things’ Chief Hopper sports a festive holiday sweater and it inspires a Photoshop battle

‘Stranger Things’ Chief Hopper sports a festive holiday sweater and it inspires a Photoshop battle

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Stranger Things and Stranger Things 2 actor , David Harbour has some major holiday vibes, but it could still use some operate. The actor who depicts our favorite fearless and beloved policeman, Chief Jim Hopper, sported one of "the worlds largest" festive holiday sweaters in honor of his appreciation for his first ever Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor. I tip my hat to you @goldenglobes for the nomination. My Christmas present came early this year. You got me feeling all the holiday feelings A post said that he shared David Harbour (@ dkharbour) on Dec 11, 2017 at 9:20 am PST In a photo posted to Instagram on Monday, Harbour posed in the freshest mode possible, tip-off his sheriff hat to the Golden Globes. The post was such a strike that Reddit users dec...
More ugly moments in NFL games show that football is killing itself

More ugly moments in NFL games show that football is killing itself

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Savage sacked during another play-act during the Texans-4 9ers matchup . Image: Eric Christian Smith/ AP/ REX/ Shutterstock Football is violent, but the public's indignation with damages caused by America's most well known play might eventually have reached a critical point this season. The sport is killing itself, and the most powerful arbitrator of the professional practice, the NFL, might just let that death happen by not taking care of its musicians. SEE ALSO: Toys for Tots is partnering with the Green Bay Packers right in time for the holidays Football's high-pitched potential for trauma is obvious whenever it's played, but a particularly heinous minute of official malpractice came during the course of its Houston Texans-San Francisco 49 ers matchup on Sunday, which drew fresh ro...
A kid asked his bullies why they pick on him, and the whole internet answered

A kid asked his bullies why they pick on him, and the whole internet answered

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Bullies suck, but sometimes best available behavior to deal with them is to call out their shameful acts in public. One kid and his mother took to the internet to talk about his bad treatment at the hands of other children, and pointed up determining more supporting than they could've ever expected. SEE ALSO: I'm not crying over a Burger King ad. You're hollering over a Burger King ad . Knoxville, Tennessee middle schooler Keaton Jones said that he was being bullied so much that he would rather leave academy early and skip lunch than appearance his tormentors. His father, Kimberly, took a video of Keaton talking about how other children ran milk on him, threw food on his clothes, and mocked him. He had one simple question: Why? Kimberly posted a brief explainer about the situation along...
Snow football is the best football

Snow football is the best football

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Snow angels are a extremely underrated football strategy . Image: Seth Wenig/ AP/ REX/ Shutterstock If you hadn't heard, snow finally went to the Northeast this weekend. The wintry pounding continues in frigid Buffalo, New York, with intense lake impression snow ensembles -- and even some lightning -- hitting the area. Image: Radarscope via Andrew Freedman Such snow bands is the case when cold breath blows over the comparatively warm ocean of a pond picking up moisture, and dumping it as snow in downwind fields( h/ t to Mashable weather wizard Andrew Freedman ). Buffalo, unsurprisingly, is one of "the worlds largest" lake impact prone cities in the U.S ., due to to its close proximity to Lake Erie. But it's Sunday, tribes, and there's football to be played. The city's NFL squad, t...
Netflix and Hamburger Helper are some of the brands that became 2017’s roast kings

Netflix and Hamburger Helper are some of the brands that became 2017’s roast kings

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Most of the time, brands are on social media to answer your concerns. But sometimes, they can surprise you with the comeback of a lifetime. Brands utilized Twitter to do more than merely promote their products this year. Their platforms also developed the funniest comebacks and the most shadiest tweets to their contestants. And sure, we shouldn't truly be celebrating a company's PR strategy. But a good clapback is a good clapback. SEE ALSO: Of course labels are already joking about Twitter's brand-new 280 -character limit From Netflix to Hamburger Helper, 11 brands didn't shy away from roasting the inferno out of each other in 2017. 1. Hamburger Helper taking down a sexist dude with simply one question And this makes you husband substance? https :// t.co/ S7oBO1KknZ -- Helper (@ aide)...
Texting the wrong number created a lasting friendship for grandma and teen

Texting the wrong number created a lasting friendship for grandma and teen

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Jamal Hinton delivered pumpkin pie . Image: Getty Images/ Tetra images RF Sometimes the best people to invest the vacation with are the ones accidentally brought together via text message. At least, that's the lawsuit for Wanda Dench and Jamal Hinton. Remember the grandmother who accidentally texted a Thanksgiving invitation to the wrong number? And then, the owner of said wrong number actually showed up? Well, they didn't forget, and the pair reunited this vacation. This time, Hinton even delivered a girlfriend, according to The Arizona Republic . SEE ALSO: This robot can serve the turkey for you this Thanksgiving "We got to laugh about last year and reminisce about how it all blew up on our telephone and how I had to change my number. We had a laugh and a good time, " Dench told...
The internet calls BS on Trump’s claim that he turned down Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

The internet calls BS on Trump’s claim that he turned down Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

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Lol sure, Donnie. Sure . Image: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images Unless you repressed all memories of 2016( and who could accuse you ), you'll be kept in mind that Time identified Donald Trump "Person of the Year." Now, the president is claiming that the magazine asked about again this year but, like, urgh who can even be bothered? SEE ALSO: Sorry, Cards Against Humanity can't stop Trump's wall In a tweet Friday, the president took hour from his busy planned of getting absolutely nothing from his agenda done to make a bold claim about repudiating the magazine's honor for 2017.
16 ways 280 characters on Twitter is actually useful

16 ways 280 characters on Twitter is actually useful

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After weeks of testing, Twitter rolled out a major update to its platform, doubling each tweet's character count from 140 to 280. Exhilarating, right? SEE ALSO: Twitter stimulates 280 personas the new normal While the update may seem small to some, it is a pretty drastic change that will affect how consumers interact on the app. Though the feature is still new, here are the best ways people have utilized the increased character restriction so far. 1. Grace the internet with more Smash Mouth I mean, if you can’t said anything in a tight two convicts, save it for your blog, you know? Perhaps we should all be more self-conscious with our communication and spend more hour focusing on the things important to us. Like fossils, for example. Anyway, that is all I wanted to say -- SUE th...