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A Complete List Of People Who Want To Know What ‘Turn Down For What’ Means

August 26, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2660
Though the song was released at the end of last year, Lil Jon and DJ Snake’s “Turn Down For What” has infiltrated FM airwaves as of late. As such, radio-listeners have some questions. Like, “What does ‘turn down for what’ mean?” Below, find a comprehensive list of people who have asked me to define “turn down… View Article

NBA great LeBron James sends 800 cupcakes to hometown

July 29, 2014 3:00 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 2486
NBA star LeBron James, whose recent return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in his home state of Ohio sparked a frenzy in the small town where he has a home, sent sweet apologies to the community in the form of 800 cupcakes. The Bath Township police department received five dozen of the desserts, along with a… View Article

Man visiting D.C. says Uber driver took him on wild ride

July 11, 2014 4:37 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1858
On Tuesday, Ryan Simonetti, CEO of New York-based Convene, had an Uber ride he won’t soon forget. The D.C. Taxicab Commission is investigating the matter, a spokesman confirmed Wednesday. And a spokesman for Uber said the driver in question is no longer with the company. Here’s how it all went down: About 1:15 p.m. Monday,… View Article

We’re Learning More From Stephen Colbert Than The Actual News

July 3, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 2027
Want to be more informed about what’s going on in the world? The findings of a new study suggest that watching Stephen Colbert might help you more than actual news programs. A new report warns just how much this country stands to lose when Stephen Colbert shutters his Comedy Central late-night show to take over for David Letterman… View Article

Anthropoligsts Classify 43 New Species of Subway Weirdos

June 29, 2014 4:46 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1699
NEW YORK—In a discovery that has greatly expanded the scientific community’s fundamental understanding of oddballs, a team of anthropologists from Columbia University announced Friday the identification of 43 new species of weirdo residing within the New York City subway system. The findings, set to be published in the July issue of Science, are the culmination… View Article

What Clinton Says, Clinton Memes

June 27, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2682
As recently as 2011, Hillary Clinton was seen by many as a respected but polarizing figure: Smart and accomplished, sure, but controlled and somewhat humorless. In the infamous faint praise of her rival-turned-boss Barack Obama, she was “likable enough.” Three years later, she seems somehow hipper, looser and more … human. As we inch toward… View Article
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1,600 Papier-Mâché Pandas Cause a Stir on Asia Tour

June 26, 2014 7:50 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3101
Paulo Grangeon, a 63-year-old Frenchman based in Grenoble, never expected to be in the middle of a black-and-white-bear frenzy in Asia. But that’s exactly where finds himself as hordes of his miniature pandas, all made of papier-mâché, march across the globe, leaving behind a flurry of viral photos along the way. Made of water, rice… View Article

Havard Experts Say Book is Bound in Human Skin

June 14, 2014 8:27 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4396
It’s reading matter not for the faint of heart. Experts at Harvard said this week that they have confirmed that a 19th-century book housed in one of the university’s libraries is bound in human skin. Scientists and conservators carried out a series of tests on Houghton Library’s copy of the French writer Arsene Houssaye’s “Des… View Article