Ryan Reynolds fulfills a young cancer patient’s wish with a special FaceTime

Daniel Downing is a five-year-old boy who has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. In the few months he has left to live, the young Marvel fan had the opportunity to chat with his hero, Ryan Reynolds, who plays Deadpool.  Reynolds called the boy this week and humored him for about 15 minutes with cheerful conversation. "As soon as Daniel realized, he asked if he could FaceTime him and then he was very, very hyper," Daniel's mother told The Herald. Video of the two of them chatting went Read more [...]

An extensive, completely serious list of all Trump’s accomplished in his first 6 months

Some people say President Trump hasn't accomplished much during his time in office, but those people are flat out wrong. So what if he hasn't built that wall yet or figured out the logistics of that whole travel ban thing. Just because America doesn't have a successful new healthcare plan does not, by any means, suggest this man has not achieved multitudes during his first six months in the White House. He's done GREAT, everyone. In honor of Trump's half-year mark as president of the United States, Read more [...]

The first lady of Japan may have pretended not to speak English to avoid Trump

In a New York Times interview released Wednesday, Donald Trump claims he was not able to converse with Japanese first lady Akie Abe at a G20 summit dinner.  After all, he said, despite being a "terrific woman," she "doesn't speak English." "Like, nothing, right? Like zero?" Times reporter Maggie Haberman asked him. "Like, not 'hello,'" Trump replied.  Except ... it appears that Akie Abe does speak English. In fact, here's a video of her delivering an entire keynote address in English. And the Read more [...]

Teens are now dunking on random basketball goals and speeding off in the #DriveByDunkChallenge

Teen challenges tend to fluctuate between wholesome and dangerous, and the latest one falls somewhere in between. Introducing the #DriveByDunkChallenge, in which a teen driving past a basketball hoop must pull over, grab his or her basketball and perform a slam dunk. Then they drive off. That's it.  The challenge first surfaced on Instagram user @t.currie's account on July 18 with the hashtag  #DriveByDunkChallenge, and it's taken off from there.  Though the challenge is quite new, West Read more [...]

Quiz tells Kim Kardashian she’s actually more like Chrissy Teigen than Kim Kardashian

Kardashian and Teigen.Image: Buckner/WWD/REX/ShutterstockBy Laura Vitto2017-07-20 14:35:25 UTC Because one can never truly know oneself without the aid of quizzes made up by people on the internet, Kim Kardashian put herself to the test. On Wednesday, Kardashian tweeted a link to Buzzfeed's "Are you more Kim Kardashian or Chrissy Teigen?" quiz and suggested she and Teigen take it.  Soon the results were in: She's actually more of a Chrissy. Per her quiz results: "You are exactly like Chrissy— Read more [...]

Why do people hate Ed Sheeran?

A lot of people didn't like Ed Sheeran's Game of Thrones cameo. But he was getting plenty of hate even before he arrived in Westeros.  His fame—and the backlash—grew as he shifted from the acoustic pop ballads of his first album to the full-on party jams of his third album, ÷, released in March. The GoT appearance just pushed the hate over the edge.  Here's him talking about the strong reaction over his recent hit "Galway Girl," which for some reason mixes Irish folk music, pop, and hip-hop. "I’ve Read more [...]

Emma Watson asks people on Facebook to help her find her missing ring

Emma Watson is pleading for your help.  The Harry Potter star lost three silver rings while visiting a spa at London's Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hyde Park.  On a Facebook post detailing the incident and appealing to her millions of fans, Watson said she accidentally left the rings in a safe inside the locker after receiving treatment, and security checked the safe the morning after but there was nothing in it.  The 27-year-old explained she's desperate to find one ring in particular because Read more [...]

Young photo of John McCain goes viral, prompts outpouring of support

John McCain, the Vietnam veteran and U.S. Republican senator, has been diagnosed with a particularly aggressive type of brain tumour, according to his office.  Numerous personalities from the whole political spectrum voiced their support for the Arizona Republican, who competed against Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign.  But it was a picture of young McCain, when he was in the Navy, that captured people's imagination and spurred touching tributes after it was posted on Reddit:  The Read more [...]

Footage shows plane’s impressive emergency landing on a highway

There are lots of things you may have to deal when traveling down the highway, such as traffic, bad drivers, or weather.  But sharing the road with an actual plane is definitely something no one expects to happen driving along a freeway. Motorists traveling along the Sunrise Highway in Long Island, New York, were shocked to see a small plane make a safe emergency landing directly in front of their car on Wednesday. After successfully touching down, the plane managed to pull over to the side of Read more [...]

‘Despacito’ deemed too saucy for Malaysian radio

Stop playing the song already.Image: Bravo Press SA/REX/ShutterstockBy Yi Shu Ng2017-07-20 07:08:40 UTC You won't be able to hear catchy hit song "Despacito" on any of Malaysia's 44 public radio stations any time soon. That's because public broadcaster Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) has banned the Luis Fonsi single, following complaints from conservative Muslim groups. The broadcaster decided to pull the song from radio play, because its lyrics were too explicit, the country's Communications Read more [...]