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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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Trump wants to create a military branch called ‘Space Force’

President Donald Trump poorly Photoshopped into space.Image: Xinhua/Ting Shen via Getty Images/composite Apparently the U.S. military isn’t big enough, and it needs to expand into space. During a speech at a Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego on Tuesday, President Trump said that the United States needs a “Space Force,” because we obviously need to protect ourselves from the threats of the galaxy.  SEE ALSO: Don’t believe the hype about the coming solar storm dude……space force pic.twitter.com/7jCwPPJvdW — Mike Miller (@OtherMikeMiller) March 13, 2018 “My new national strategy for…

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‘The Simpsons’ predictions have returned to the 2018 Winter Olympics

If you want to see the future perhaps consider studying episodes of The Simpsons very carefully. Somehow, in some way, the animated series always manages to predict real life, just as it did during the now-concluded 2018 Winter Olympics. It happened twice. The first was when Team USA won the gold medal in curling, an unlikely victory that’s sure to be a movie one day. The second happened when a rogue squirrel ran onto the snowboarding slope and only narrowly escaped death. References from two very separate moments in the…

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Apple cofounder Steve Jobs’ really bad job application up for auction

Steve Jobs, then CEO of Apple Computers in 1996.Image: Bob Riha Jr/WireImage An original job application from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is up for auction. RR Auction Company has listed a job application from 1973 filled out, just a few years before Jobs founded Apple with Steve Wozniak in 1976. While Jobs’ accomplishments need no mention, the handwritten job application shows he was truly awful at selling himself back in the early ’70s. SEE ALSO: Apple employees keep walking into the glass walls of the new ‘spaceship campus’ Image:…

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Leave it to a beer company to save the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team

Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and Carrie Russell of the Jamaican bobsled team.Image: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images For IBSF Sometimes the person (or brand) you least expected comes to the rescue.  The Jamaican bobsled team needed a bobsled for their upcoming competition at the Winter Olympics. Red Stripe, a Jamaican beer company, offered to pay for one.  SEE ALSO: A complete guide to bluffing your way through the Winter Olympics Please contact us (your DMs are not open) US (315) 558-2302 — Jamaica Bobsled Team (@Jambobsled) February 15, 2018 The exchange began after the…

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This couple surprised each other by proposing at the same time

In pretty much the most adorable thing to happen since Paddington 2, a couple accidentally proposed to each other at the same time.  On Saturday, Tori Monaco asked her girlfriend of a year to marry her. Then her girlfriend (and now fiancée) Berkley Cade, pulled out a ring and got down on one knee too.  I PLANNED A PROPOSAL FOR MONTHS.. little did I know she planned one too! #doubleproposal #lgbt pic.twitter.com/hWrIaFn3Dl — Tori 🌈 (@Toorriiiiiiiiii) February 11, 2018 While Cade drew out a Pictionary turn, Monaco got on one…

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