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The cellist heard around the word at the Royal Wedding is just 19-years-old

Image:  Lars Borges/Kensington Palace via Getty Images It seemed like the entire world tuned in on Saturday to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. While all eyes were on the happy couple, ears were dazzled when 19-year-old cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason took the stage to perform for the wedding’s guests.  SEE ALSO: We defy you not to sob uncontrollably at these photos of Harry and Meghan getting married The one and only best thing about that wedding was this kid’s performance. I’ve…

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Dog stops in his tracks when he recognizes long-lost brother

You may wonder what secret life your pet lead before coming to you, but for the owner of a Labradoodle named Louie, the past just got a little clearer.  Twitter user @itswalela posted a picture of Louie in the park after he spotted another Labradoodle and immediately stopped what he was doing.  After talking to the other dog’s owner, Louie’s family discovered that the two dogs came from the same breeder and had the same parents. Yes, that’s right — the two dogs are brothers.  SEE ALSO: Please enjoy this…

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The original clip from the great Yanny vs. Laurel debate has been revealed. Please stop fighting

If you have gone the past 24 hours without being asked, “what do you hear?” Then, well, I’m jealous.  The latest thing to divide our post-The Dress internet is the audio illusion of Yanny vs. Laurel. Believe it or not, a simple clip of a voice reading a word is tearing the internet apart. But the post, which was originally posted on an Instagram story and then shared to Reddit was eventually inescapable, but it didn’t just come out of nowhere.  SEE ALSO: Chrissy Teigen has broken down the 3…

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Do you hear ‘yanny’ or ‘laurel’ when you listen to this clip?

We regret to inform you that an audio version of The Dress has arrived on our shores. On Sunday, Redditor RolandCamry shared an audio clip of a male voice saying…something. Honestly, we can’t tell you for sure, because some people hear “yanny” and some people hear “laurel.”  It is, of course, a whole thing. The clip has since spread to Twitter, where it’s perplexing people left and right. Some people swear all they hear is “yanny.” Others believe, in their heart of hearts, that the voice is saying “laurel.” And…

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Amazon Alexa spouted conspiracy theory when asked about chemtrails

Ask Alexa about chemtrails, and she’ll tell you it’s a government conspiracy. Seriously. “Chemtrails: Trails left by aircraft are actually chemical or biological agents deliberately sprayed at high altitudes for a purpose undisclosed to the general public in clandestine programs directed by government officials,” my Amazon Echo responds when asked “What’s a chemtrail.” SEE ALSO: Alexa now understands casual time-based music requests — but there’s a catch Image: Mashable Screenshot Let’s be clear, here. Chemtrails are not “biological agents deliberately sprayed” by “government officials,” despite what the popular conspiracy theory…

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Aging senators ask ‘Mr. Zuckerberg’ for tech support in hilarious Senate hearing meme

Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images In what will probably be the premise of The Social Network 2,Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by members of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.  Zuckerberg answered questions about digital privacy in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. And a lot of the senators asking the questions were old. Very old.  SEE ALSO: The best part of Mark Zuckerberg appearing in front of Congress was the memes “Senator, we run ads” is my new T-shirt. — drew olanoff (@yoda) April 10, 2018 It wasn’t just…

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Why this mom is ’embarrassed’ that her child’s textbook once belonged to Blake Shelton

Image: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Don’t take it too personally, Blake – this isn’t really about you. As Oklahoma mother Shelly Bryan Parker shared on Facebook this week, she was “embarrassed” to find that a textbook she believes was once used by singer Blake Shelton in the 1980s is the same book her young daughter is using in school today. Shelton originally hails from Ada, the same town that Parker and her daughter call home. SEE ALSO: 10 times high schoolers had the most extra promposals The…

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The rules of written English no longer apply to millennials on social media

Image: bob al-greene / mashable The spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.  That’s because millennials have created a new rulebook for a variant of written English unique to social media. A rulebook which states that deliberately misspelled words and misused grammar can convey tone, nuance, humour, and even annoyance.  Dr Lauren Fonteyn, English Linguistics lecturer at University of Manchester, told Mashable “something exciting” is happening with the way that millennials write, and it goes far, far beyond our proclivity to use acronyms and “like.”   Fonteyn…

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Mystery dude saves Chrissy Teigen from a bike as she crossed the street

The man who saved Chrissy.Image: Raymond Hall/GC Images Buckle up, Chrissy Teigen stans, because we’re about to take you on a wild ride involving a fake baby, a total stranger, and a valuable lesson in pedestrian safety. On Tuesday morning, the model logged onto Twitter to reply to a fan sharing a curious photograph of her and an unknown man in the middle of a New York City street.  SEE ALSO: Chrissy Teigen live-tweeted her reaction to the Stormy Daniels interview “This looks like you have strapped a very small…

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Someone made an amazing Craigslist job posting for a new Trump lawyer

This man needs help.Image: Getty Images President Donald Trump is currently short on attorney, and since it looks like he’s gonna need one (or two), an anonymous good Samaritan decided to put a job posting on Craigslist to help Trump out.  SEE ALSO: Donald Trump’s ‘pee tape’ controversy, explained Under the title, “SEEKING LEAD ATTORNEY FOR DIFFICULT CLIENT,” the listing, firs spotted by reporter Igor Bobic, puts the place of business at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. which is, of course, the White House’s address. And it only gets…

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10 unforgettable things we learned from ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

Catch up on your favorite Mr. Rogers moments with these iconic segmentsImage: Family Communications Inc./Getty Images Television has introduced us to a series of unforgettable neighbors, from Boy Meets World‘s Mr. Feeny to Sister, Sister‘s pesky Roger. But there is perhaps no television neighbor more iconic than Mister Rogers from PBS’ Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. SEE ALSO: Start your day by crying to the ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ trailer The daily educational program for children debuted on PBS in 1968, after two smaller runs — in 1963 with Misterogers on…

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Homeoweners deal with annoying HOA requests in the pettiest way possible

There are a lot of things that Reddit hates: policy changes, tired memes, and most of all, homeowners associations.  There have been countless threads on complaining about HOAs, and there’s even a whole community dedicated to it called r/fuckHOA.  SEE ALSO: Reddit bans communities under policy changes targeting illegal trades Naturally, Reddit loves a good story about getting revenge on an annoying HOA. When u/kalinkabeek‘s friend was threatened with an HOA fine for not hiding their trash cans, despite never having an issue in the ten years they’ve lived there,…

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Drag Queen Elsa single-handedly pushes stuck police wagon

Leave it to Queen Elsa to step in during a blizzard. Drag Queen Elsa, that is. This Elsa was spotted outside a south Boston bar, The Gallows, pushing a police wagon that was stuck in the snow. Chants of “Go Elsa!” are heard in the background, as he single-handedly managed to free the truck, all while wearing a flowing gown and heels.  And because Elsa is a queen, after this feat of strength, he takes an elegant curtsy, to remind us that we are in the presence of Frozen royalty.…

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The NRA tweeted a photo of an AR-15 while students nationwide walk out of school to protest AR-15s

Image: Max Herman/ Getty Images The NRA had a pretty tactless response to the National School Walkout on Wednesday.  March 14 marks one month since the tragic mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. that left 17 people dead, and students nationwide are walking out of classes to honor those who died and protest gun violence.   On a day being used to remember children killed by an AR-15, the National Rifle Association, a pro-gun lobbying group, tweeted a photo of an AR-15 with the caption, “I’ll control my own guns, thank…

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Genius modifies his car to play Toto’s ‘Africa’ instead of those annoying door chimes

If you were forced to hear something every time you opened your car door, you could do worse than Toto’s “Africa” — a pleasant tune that would surely leave you in a good mood for your ride.   Self-described Volvo enthusiast Chris Ng wanted to customize the door chimes on his old Volvo 240. Now, every time he opens his car door and his keys are still in the ignition, an 8-bit version of Toto’s “Africa” plays instead of those annoying bells. On his Kickstarter page, Ng notes that it…

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