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Ariana Grande kneels on tiny stool, instantly becomes meme

Never underestimate Ariana Grande's ability to sit on a very small stool.Image: Love Benefit/REX/Shutterstock There’s a lesson here: If you sit on a very, very tiny stool, the internet is going to take note. Ariana Grande will tell you. SEE ALSO: Ariana Grande’s new perfume smells like a doughnut she might lick Here’s the cover for her latest album My Everything, on which she can be found kneeling on a minuscule white stool and somehow managing to conceal the no doubt extreme pain her body must be feeling: I’ve done…

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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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Trump attempts to drag Bolt into NFL debate, gets horribly burned on Twitter

Trump is going to learn the hard way what happens when you attempt to throw a country’s favourite idol into the political arena for your personal gains. SEE ALSO: The first NFL game of Sept. 24 started with a powerful, unprecedented protest The U.S. president is embroiled in a bitter fight with NFL players over their #TakeAKnee protest during pre-matches national anthems.  So he thought better to tweet a video from the 2012 Summer Olympics showing Jamaica’s national pride and world renowned sprinter Usain Bolt, cutting a live interview as…

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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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Foo Fighters ‘Carpool Karaoke’ is here and it’s just as awesome as we’d all hoped

It’s here, people: earlier in the week we had some sweet, delicious hints that the Foo Fighters would be starring in a surprise episode of Carpool Karaoke, and we have not been disappointed. The 13-minute adventure starts out with some vigorous air-drumming to “All My Life,” carries on with even more vigorous air-drumming during “Best Of You,”then warms down with some slightly less vigorous air-drumming for “Learn to Fly.” SEE ALSO: Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams are too adorable on ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Also there’s some discussion of how the Foo…

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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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This wildfire photo is a portrait of America in 2017

An amateur photographer in Oregon just captured what some might call a portrait of America’s current state. SEE ALSO: Summer 2017 feels like it’s on steroids – and it’s only going to get worse Kristi McCluer’s depiction of a bunch of men casually golfing while a wildfire raged behind them went viral after it was tweeted out by David Simon, creator of The Wire and The Deuce. He posted the photo to his 130,000 Twitter followers on Thursday, calling it “the money shot” of “visual metaphors for America today.”  In…

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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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Ryan Reynolds, master jokester, crops Blake Lively out of her own birthday photo

Image: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly Friday was Blake Lively’s thirtieth birthday, so her husband, Ryan Reynolds, tweeted a lovely photo in her honor. Yes: Blake Lively looks so good here. Stunning, really. And there’s about a 30% chance Facebook would recognize her as a human. SEE ALSO: Ryan Reynolds invited Salma Hayek over for dinner, and somehow she got stuck doing all the work

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Someone gave a reporter a six-pack of beer during Hurricane Harvey coverage

Please enjoy the best thing to ever happen on Fox News. Reporter Casey Stegall received a surprise treat during his extremely wet coverage of Hurricane Harvey on Friday—a six-pack of local beer from a scene-stealing local. SEE ALSO: Astronauts flew right over monster storm Hurricane Harvey In the clip, which was later tweeted by Fox News, Stegall is mid-sentence when a woman darts into the frame. “Brought you guys some Galveston beer!” she says (well, shouts). “Well, thank you. That will be nice for after we are done covering this,”…

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Melania Trump to Chelsea Clinton: ‘Thank you’

Image: mashable composite: Noam Galai / Stringer via getty images and Alex Wong/getty images Melania Trump is all about supporting childhood individuality, and she’d kindly like you to let her 11-year-old son live his life. Hours after former first daughter Chelsea Clinton came to the defense of President Trump’s youngest son Barron on Tuesday — who was criticized by a Daily Caller article for wearing casual clothing — the first lady thanked her for speaking out against childhood bullying. SEE ALSO: Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump’s right to be a kid Clinton…

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