Germany’s largest rail company has taken an unusual step in its efforts to deal with its trains’ chronic lateness. The Associated Press reports Deutsche Bahn bought a commuter’s “delay scarf” for 7,550 Euros ($8,600) as a sort of mea culpa. A Munich commuter had knitted the gray, pink and red scarf last year, using each […]

This week, someone on Reddit posed the question, “What exists for the sole purpose of pissing people off?” The thread quickly went viral as more and more people revealed what they hate about the world. Here are 10 that should be eliminated in 2019: “Fully automated customer service phone numbers.” “When commercials are intentionally louder […]

An English couple has spent the last 20 years deciding who make the tea by seeing who can best who at Mario Kart. Claire Monroe and Andy Bork from Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England play Mario Kart 64 every morning to determine which one of them will make a cup of tea or coffee. “It started […]

A new report on Facebook Algorithms and Personal Data released by the Pew Research Center on Wednesday revealed some surprising results. According to The Washington Post, the researchers found that 74 percent of Facebook users didn’t realize that the social media company keeps a list of your interests that advertisers use to help target their […]

It’s easy to unintentionally offend someone when you’re traveling due to cultural differences. Here are 10 things that you may not realized are considered rude in other countries, courtesy of BuzzFeed (check out the full list at the link): Giving a big ol’ bear hug – France. It’s quite an overfamiliar and intimate thing to do. […]

As they say, everything old is new again. Even when it comes to cell phones. The Wall Street Journal reports Motorola is reviving its popular aughties phone, the Razr. The slim flip phone was originally introduced in 2004. It will supposedly be returning as a smartphone with a foldable screen. All for the mere price […]

Thirty years after the self-lacing sneaker made its appearance in Back to the Future Part II, fans will actually be able to buy Nike power-lacing basketball sneakers. The Los Angeles Times reports the Nike Adapt BB will hit shelves on February 17, the same day as the NBA All-Star game. Nike technically released its first […]

Earlier this week on YouTube, Gillette debuted a provocative new ad that has very little do with the act of shaving. Rather, the ad attacks the sort of toxic male behavior that’s been highlighted by the #MeToo movement, and the company’s decision has drawn both praise and calls for a boycott. While actress Rosanna Arquette […]

BuzzFeed has put together a list of things that we all did in 2009 that are totally lame a decade later. Here are 10 of them (check out the full list at the link): Listen to the Black Eyed Peas. Spend money on ringback tones. Watch movies on portable DVD players. Take selfies with a […]

It appears that Piers Morgan may have only pretended to have been hospitalized with a mysterious illness this past weekend. On Friday, the 53-year-old British blowhard Instagrammed a selfie that showed him wearing a hospital gown while hooked up to a breathing tube and lying on a gurney. “Bad news: I’m not dying,” the Good […]



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