Do the things we do online make sense in real life? Prank video shows just how silly social media can be!

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 28 January 2015

Last year we showed you Jena Kingsley’s hilarious Are You On The List? video where she punked unsuspecting coffee lovers at a Starbucks. Now the comedian is back with an even better video you’ve gotta watch.

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These guys re-enacted WWE wrestling matches in front of perplexed passerby on the streets of London

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Wednesday 28 January 2015

YouTuber Joe Weller is at it again. This time he is bringing the smack down publicly. Reminiscing on the glory days of the WWE, Joe brings it back, but this time on the streets of London. Complete with a referee and two fighters, these fights are scripted, but completely real.

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Who’s lying on their resume? This infographic reveals all

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Wednesday 28 January 2015

Lied on your resume? Join the club. According to Visualistan, 57 percent of people embellish a skill set on their resume, while 55 percent embellish responsibilities, and 42 percent lie about the dates of their employment.

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Come see what the world’s narrowest house is like at 1.2 meters wide

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By Kenny Ong in Architecture on Wednesday 28 January 2015

You’ll be forgiven for walking right pass it since the Keret House is wedged firmly in between two large buildings at only 1.2 meters wide. Built at a cost of 70,000 Euros (over US$80,000) in Warsaw, Poland, it is highly likely that this is the narrowest home in the world. With a total floor space of 45 square meters, it’s a mere 36 inches wide at its narrowest point and 48 inches at its widest.

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New York City’s blizzard is proving to be the perfect time to meet strangers online

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Wednesday 28 January 2015

When it was announced that an historic snow storm was due to hit New York City this past week, New Yorkers did what any other population would do-they went straight to Craigslist to find a mate. At the time of writing, New York’s Craigslist has hundreds of posts online from men and women, all looking for that special someone to bunker down with while the blizzard passes through.

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Hilarious illustrations shows us what it feels like to have social anxiety

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Answering the phone or talking to a waiter might seem like effortless tasks for most people. Those, however, with social anxiety issues see these things as monumental challenges and trials. College Humor perfectly captures social anxiety with illustrations that show reality against how it really feels like.

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16 pigeon were treated as Chinese spies by Vietnamese police until their true identities were revealed

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By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 27 January 2015

The Vietnamese police force recently detained 16 pigeons on the grounds of them being possibly Chinese spies. Who could blame them? These birds all have red and green markings on their wings, and bands with alphabets and numbers on their feet, of which one was ‘CHN’ which surely must have implied China? Talk about obvious coding, for crying out loud.

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Old slides from 1912 show us basic theatre etiquette during the time of silent movies

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Apparently, moviegoers in 1912 can clap with body parts that aren’t their hands. These slides obtained from the Library of Congress show theatre etiquette during the early years of cinema. They reveal the differences and similarities between theatres then and now.

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Someone wrapped onion rings with bacon, and it is glorious

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Perry Santanachote of Thrillist recently came up with a recipe that will bring tears to your eyes. Literally and figuratively. Taking your ordinary onion rings, she wrapped them in bacon and fried them in stout batter, creating a dish that you can truly call ‘food porn’. It only takes 25 minutes to make – granted […]

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These are the awkward crochet shorts and pants you’ve always wanted

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Colorado-based artist Schuyler Ellers used various crochet techniques on recycled vintage blankets to create psychedelic shorts, pants, and jump suits. The pieces come in a variety of styles and colors, ranging from form-fitting jumpsuits to groovy bell-bottom pants.

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This website will save you from clickbait

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Clickbait will be the death of us. Thank goodness there’s Saved You a Click, the snarky service that tells you exactly what you’re not missing out on when you don’t click obediently. Its Twitter feed is full of tweets that range from the hilariously obvious (e.g.  ‘It’s bad for you. RT @TIME: Bad news for […]

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That’s it, even museum artworks are not immune to selfies

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Olivia Muus, the brains behind Museum of Selfies, has been on a roll staging these pictures of characters in museum art taking selfies of themselves, as well as getting other people to stage them. She started the project after going with a friend to the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen and did one for fun.

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Fun products that are unexpectedly versatile: Lightman: a night light, reading light, bike light, flash light all in one

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Since the smartphone was created, few people have had to carry around a flashlight for emergencies. Now, even when plumbers and electricians are called in for a job, they’re using their smartphones. But what if there was a gadget that replaced the traditional torch and worked better than your smartphone’s flashlight? Well, I’ve found it.

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Have you ever heard a hummingbird snore? Spoiler: it’s pretty unforgettable!

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Hummingbirds– known for flying backwards and being amongst the smallest birds in the world– also snore. (We had no clue!) Weighing less than a penny, these birds get their name from the humming sounds they make from their beating wings. Flapping around 50 times per second, but potentially as fast as 200 times per second, it’s not wonder they are known for humming.

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Someone dressed a dog up as a lion and terrified innocent people in this hilarious prank

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 27 January 2015

With up to 700 people attacked by lions every year, it’s safe to say it’s a tad frightening to see one racing towards you in a public place like the park or a shopping mall. Which is what truly makes this video prank all the more funny.

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