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Pineapple Christmas trees are the newest trend sweeping Instagram

This Christmas, there’s one sweet trend that’s giving the boring old pine tree a run for its money.  The pineapple Christmas tree trend made its holiday debut on Pinterest this holiday season, and soon caught the attention of many Instagram users sparking a new holiday tradition.  SEE ALSO: Upside down Christmas trees are trending, and the internet is outraged Instead of cutting up your pineapples for a quick snack, consider propping them up on top of a table or desk and dangling a few lights, ornaments, and a cute pair…

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Here are 25 of Wendy’s most shady tweets from 2017

Let’s face it: 2017 was the perfect year to stress eat a Baconator and Frosty. Wendy’s not only helped us feed our feelings, the mastermind behind the Wendy’s Twitter account provided emotional comfort when the fourth Spicy Chicken Sandwich just didn’t cut it. The fast food chain has shown no mercy when it comes to its competitors. With its witty clapbacks, Wendy’s kept our mouths watering as it continued to serve up beefy burgers with a cold side of shade.  SEE ALSO: Burger experts weigh in on the Google vs…

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

Lol sure, Donnie. Sure.Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Unless you repressed all memories of 2016 (and who could blame you), you’ll remember that Time named Donald Trump “Person of the Year.” Now, the president is claiming that the magazine asked him 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 time from his busy schedule of getting absolutely nothing from his agenda done to make a bold claim about rejecting the magazine’s…

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Suspect shuts down detective’s interview with a little gastrointestinal creativity

United States Courthouse and post office in Kansas City, Missouri.Image: wikimedia Who needs lawyers when you can have severe intestinal distress? 24 year old Sean Sykes Jr. temporarily paused a police investigation in Kansas City this week with a little bit of gastrointestinal creativity. When asked for his address, Sykes Jr. allegedly let one rip, forcing the interview to end abruptly. SEE ALSO: Jennifer Lawrence asks Kim Kardashian about farting and virginity The detective reported that the suspect “leaned to one side of his chair and released a loud fart…

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Hidden Valley is now selling a keg full of your favorite salad dressing

Here’s an unexpected dinner party centerpiece: A keg containing all the ranch dressing you and your guests could want. Hidden Valley, purveyor of creamy salad dressings, is making this – very odd, slightly off-putting – dream a reality with a new product from its 2017 holiday offerings. This $50 mini keg, branded with the Hidden Valley logo, is capable of containing five liters of liquid at a time, and comes with a year’s worth of the brand’s ranch dressing.  SEE ALSO: Dennis Quaid and dogs: a delightful combination Image: flavour…

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Watch a biker stop traffic to save a teeny kitten

A motorcyclist driving on a freeway in Bangkok, Thailand, noticed the teeniest baby kitten in the middle of the road recently, so naturally, he stopped. The man managed to stop one lane of the busy highway, and was forced to ask a car to reverse a few inches so that he could retrieve the poor little cat. The cat was terrified, but looked relatively uninjured from the incident.  Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/10/20/biker-saves-kitten/

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Fed up woman took selfies with catcallers to shine a light on street harassment

Anyone who’s experienced catcalling knows how uncomfortable the experience can be — but one woman has found a way to bring more attention to it.  Last month, Noa Jansma, a 20 year old from Amsterdam, ran a social experiment where she takes selfies with her catcallers and exposes them on an Instagram account she created, @dearcatcallers. SEE ALSO: What Ellen Pao’s case—and advocacy—means to women Jansma explained in her first post how doing this empowers her, “By making the selfie, both the objectifier and the object are assembled in one…

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Bear on couch too damn chill to eat you

Image: courtesy of mandy stantic Bears don’t have any interest in your miserable standing desks, thank you very much. Mandy Stantic was visiting a garbage dump in Northern Manitoba last spring when she came upon a black bear sitting on a discarded sofa. Stantic, whose photos just recently went viral, had specifically driven to the dump with her daughter to see the dump (god bless Canadian road trips) when she discovered the bear just lounging. SEE ALSO: Man’s encounter with bears is the most Canadian thing you’ll ever see “The…

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97-year-old war veteran takes a knee in response to President Trump’s protest comments

There’s never an age limit when it comes to fighting for what you believe in.  Brennan Gilmore tweeted a photo Sunday of his 97-year-old grandfather, John Middlemas, kneeling in support of the #TakeAKnee movement, started by former San Francisco 49ers football player Colin Kaepernick in 2016 over police violence against African Americans.  President Donald Trump’s outspoken criticism against athletes who don’t stand up for the national anthem sparked this protest among people like Middlemas in solidarity with NFL athletes who kneeled on the field this weekend.  SEE ALSO: #TakeAKnee protests…

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Everyone’s favorite ‘hot cop’ seems to have a soft spot for anti-Semitic jokes

I don’t know how many times I need to tell you all: the only cop you can ever fully trust is Detective Olivia Benson. Take 28-year-old Gainseville Police Officer Michael Hammill. A photo of the cop with two of his fellow attractive cop buddies went around a lot during Hurricane Irma, so much that the department had to request the people stop calling 911 and requesting that the cops respond to their “incident.” Now Hammill is under investigation for a series of unapologetically anti-Semitic Facebook posts.  SEE ALSO: Policeman stops…

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President Trump uses Texas tragedy to help promote his crappy merch

Image: CHARLIE BLALOCK/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock Say what you will about Trump: the man never misses an opportunity to use a national tragedy for personal gain. Three times in the past two days, the president has been spotted wearing his campaign’s own “USA” hat while in public settings. Trump has come under fire for turning the Texas emergency into a fundraising opportunity for his war chest. SEE ALSO: Trump sends out fundraising email in middle of Texas emergency because *bangs head on desk* The USA hat in question is currently available for $40…

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Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ video is here

Just three days into Taylor Swift’s return to the spotlight, we’ve got the vengeful new video “Look What You Made Me Do.” Thankfully, it’s as unhinged as the promos suggested. So what happens in this video? There’s a Taylor Swift zombie. There are references to all of her past videos. There are snakes serving tea. In short: It’s a lot.  SEE ALSO: Taylor Swift says goodbye to old Tay Tay in her latest single RIP #VMAs pic.twitter.com/qnY338rObl — Mashable (@mashable) August 28, 2017 Swift premiered her video during Sunday’s MTV…

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Green Day fan kills ‘Dookie’ song after being invited on stage

Green Day respects people who know Green Day. Fan Thomas Bulvan brought a sign to the band’s Chicago concert that read “I can play every song on Dookie.” (Dookie is the band’s third album, released in 1994.) That was good enough for Green Day they invited Bulvan onstage to play “When I Come Around.” Everyone had a great time. Read more: http://mashable.com/2016/10/25/green-day-fan-plays-with-band/

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‘Beer yoga’ is a real thing, now, because of course it is

Hmm, beer.Image: bieryoga/facebook Nothing like putting down an icy cold beer. Except, of course, achieving a higher state of being and eventual transcendence of the Self through the practice of yoga. But what if you could do both, at the same time? SEE ALSO: Australia’s oldest living prime minister really knows how to chug a beer Yes: Beer yoga is here. After being enjoyed by Berlin hipsters, it’s now found its way to Australian shoresa land where beer’s most definitely a religious practice, at least as much as yoga. And…

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