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English aristocrat blocks broadband plan, villagers fight back

English aristocrat blocks broadband plan, villagers fight back Nothing exudes the countryside flair of good ol' England like this tale of a village rising up against its master.Once upon a time there was a wealthy nobleman, the 5th Earl of Iddesleigh, who owned (and still owns) about 2,500 acres at Upton Pyne, in Devon.

After Pope Francis gave a TED talk, Jesus decided to give one too

After Pope Francis gave a TED talk, Jesus decided to give one too Stephen Colbert discussed the start of annual TED conference on Wednesday night's show, notable because Pope Francis Skyped in to deliver the first talk.The message the pope delivered was sound and just, and it made Colbert wonder what other prominent figures could also have given TED talks.

Even Donald Trump's birthday tweet to Melania has a factual error it in

Even Donald Trump's birthday tweet to Melania has a factual error it in And like most loved ones do on their spouse's birthday, Donald Trump took to Twitter to send his best wishes to his wife.To make matters even more worse, this is not the first time Donald Trump has shared the 39-star flag.

Man's tweet about pie charts being useless causes hilarious chaos

Man's tweet about pie charts being useless causes hilarious chaos For people that think pie charts are an effect means of displaying data, one man on Twitter has news for you: they're utterly useless.Economist and data analytics junkie, Max Roser, tweeted an image of pie charts versus bar charts to demonstrate how pie charts cannot accurately display the differences in close data.

Scarlett Johansson invited her grandma doppelgänger to party with her at a movie premiere

Scarlett Johansson invited her grandma doppelgänger to party with her at a movie premiere Last week, Reddit user Denver Dodd posted a picture of his grandma, because she just so happens to have looked exactly like actress Scarlett Johansson back in 1967.The similarities between the two are so apparent that the actress was bombarded with messages about the situation.

This week in Beyoncé memes: Bey orders a meal

This week in Beyoncé memes: Bey orders a meal Hold up, they don't order like I order.Beyoncé posted a gallery of pictures to Instagram last night in which she showed off her baby bump, accessories she wore, and a very candid shots from a dinner she attended.

Trevor Noah destroys states celebrating Confederate Memorial Day

Trevor Noah destroys states celebrating Confederate Memorial Day What the hell is this?Trevor Noah flames Southern states like Alabama and Mississippi for ostensibly celebrating slavery with Confederate Memorial Day, and explores how some Southern cities like New Orleans are beginning to dismantle their Civil War monuments in a very precarious way.

Kim Kardashian's Lip Kit swatches look an awful lot like bacon

Kim Kardashian's Lip Kit swatches look an awful lot like bacon Makeup mogul Kylie Jenner has finally partnered with older sister Kim for the Lip Kit collaboration we've all been waiting for.The four shades in this coveted kit are peachy, nude colors that bear the names Kimberly, Kim, Kiki, and Kimmie.

Kim Kardashian spill details about Paris robbery and why she is estranged from Caitlyn Jenner

Kim Kardashian spill details about Paris robbery and why she is estranged from Caitlyn Jenner Only this time, things feel different.“My heart breaks for my mom, you know, because I feel like she’s been through so much and there’s, you know," Kim explained, referencing details in Jenner's new book The Secrets of My Life and Jenner's current media blitz.

The White House press corps takes Bring Your Child to Work Day very seriously

The White House press corps takes Bring Your Child to Work Day very seriously It's Take Your Child To Work Day and the White House is maybe the only workplace that wouldn't be cuter if it was Take Your Dog To Work Day.Case in point: today's "press briefing" for kids held by Sean Spicer.

The sly bird meme is the latest thing you have to know about

The sly bird meme is the latest thing you have to know about The internet never takes an off day and is a fickle beast when it comes to its memes.Today's meme is an image of a mischievous looking duck that looks like it knows something you don't.

Oh my god, you can book a reservation at the Taco Bell test kitchen

Oh my god, you can book a reservation at the Taco Bell test kitchen PSA: The Taco Bell test kitchen — a magical mystery land for fast food lovers — is opening its doors to the public.That means you — yes, you — can book a reservation to dine at the very same test kitchen that thought a fried chicken taco was a good idea.

This gym is offering group napping classes for tired parents

This gym is offering  group napping classes for tired parents Today in ridiculous ways people spend their money, a gym in the UK is offering napping classes for adults who don't get enough sleep.Yes, this is a class where you pay to sleep in a room with a bunch of strangers for 45 minutes.

We can stop being amazed that pregnant women can do amazing things

We can stop being amazed that pregnant women can do amazing things Newsflash: Pregnant women do that all day, every day all across the world.They might feel like Wonder Woman after surviving the day, but no one heralds them as badasses.

Mom lets daughter's school know her 10-year-old is 'done' with homework

Mom lets daughter's school know her 10-year-old is 'done' with homework One brave mother stepped up to the parenting plate for her child, sharing an email she sent to her daughter's school explaining that her 10 year old is "done with homework" because of the undue stress it causes.Bunmi Laditan, a mom blogger in Quebec, explained on Facebook that she told her daughter's school that her child would be "drastically reducing" the homework she'd be completing, but that she "was trying to be polite because [her daughter is] finished.

Present day Joe Biden signed that hot pic of young Joe Biden

Present day Joe Biden signed that hot pic of young Joe Biden Ravin Hassan and Milena Michael already had the ideal Joe Biden decoration hanging in their kitchen: a huge print of that internet-approved throwback photo.) Now, that print is even better — not only has it been signed by Joe Biden, it has also been blessed with a Joe Biden joke.

7-year-old who wrote adorable letter to Google CEO continues to crush it with new tech job

7-year-old who wrote adorable letter to Google CEO continues to crush it with new tech job Her new side hustle comes only a few months after she wrote a letter asking "Google boss" Sundar Pichai for a future job in tech.Since her adorably honest and earnest letter went viral, Chloe and her family in Hereford, England, have gotten a lot of attention.

Victoria Justice's past pettiness towards Ariana Grande has become an incredible meme

Victoria Justice's past pettiness towards Ariana Grande has become an incredible meme One woman's petty is the internet's comedy.A long, long time ago Victoria Justice and Ariana Grande starred together in the hit kids' show Victorious.

Daughter tweets her mom's brilliant plan to screw over a Trump rally

Daughter tweets her mom's brilliant plan to screw over a Trump rally And when they are, it's OK, because they're moms and they can do whatever they want.She then received a text from her mom, Susan, that served as an explanation for the weird text.

Now there's a dating app in Slack. What could possibly go wrong?

Now there's a dating app in Slack. What could possibly go wrong? If Feeld, the dating app that bills itself as a place "where you can meet couples or singles" has their way, you just might.You tell the Feeld bot who your crush is, and if they feel the same way, it'll tell you.