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Rewrite of the Day: Sexist Book Says Engineer Barbie Can’t Code and the Internet Reboots It

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

The book "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" sounds promising from the title, but as many have discovered, the plot turns out to be a misogynistic disaster. In the story (which was released in 2013), Barbie is designing a video game (yay!), but instead of doing the coding herself, she requires the help of two men (boo!). Show More Summary

Snowmaggedon of the Day: Blizzard Buries Buffalo

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Around six-feet of snow covered the Buffalo area Tuesday, thanks to a lake-effect snowstorm, trapping residents and stopping traffic. cancelling flights. A number of Deaths have been reported as well, 3 of which were from heart attacks. And another 2-feet of snow is reportedly on the way. Show More Summary

Duet of the Day: Idina Menzel & Michael Bublé Sing 'Baby It's Cold Outside'

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

While her "Frozen" co-star Kristen Bell is taking a more modern approach to Christmas songs, Idina Menzel is sticking with the classics - albeit one of the more controversial classics. Watch them sing through the mouths of young children - for some reason - in a version of the song that also cuts out the alcohol references and some of the predatory innuendo from the original.

A Drunk, Belligerent Cyclist Really Wanted 3:00 AM Taco Bell, Leading to the Best Mugshot Ever

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

From WFTV: An intoxicated New Smyrna Beach man wanted Taco Bell, but employees wouldn't serve him because he was on a bicycle in the drive-through lane, authorities said. They called New Smyrna Beach police when Gabriel Harris, 33, refused to leave after placing an order at the drive-through window as the restaurant was closing just after 3 a.m. Show More Summary

Inside Look of the Day: Behind the Bars at the Gay Wing of a Prison

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Did you ever wonder what it's like inside a gay wing of a men's prison? Did you even know that there was a gay wing? "LA Weekly" got an inside look at one such place at the L.A. County Sheriff's Men's Central Jail dubbed "K6G," the only of its kind in any major U.S. Show More Summary

Invention of the Day: Deadliest Rickshaw Ever

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

To mark the release of "Far Cry 4", Ubisoft asked British inventor Colin Furze to build a weaponized, motorized rickshaw, or what is also known as a Tuk-Tuk. After installing a Honda CBR600 engine to a rickshaw he bought off eBay, Furze...Show More Summary

Chris Hemsworth is People’s Sexiest Man Alive for 2014

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Well he does have a really big hammer. People Magazine has chosen Australian hunk Chris Hemsworth as its Sexiest Man Alive for 2014, and his response: "Good." Hemsworth says his is grateful for the honor, but that he doesn't deserveShow More Summary

Bad Advice of the Day: Don Lemon Suggests Cosby Assault Victim Should Have Used Teeth

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Ouch. When life hands you Lemon, things get awkward really fast. In an interview Tuesday with Joan Tarshis, one of the women who recently spoke up about new allegations of sexual assault against Bill Cosby, CNN anchor Don Lemon offered...Show More Summary

Technology of the Day: Google Can Now Auto Caption Photos

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Google's not just building a robot army to take over the world, its also designing artificial intelligence to help people out (or so it says). Researchers have announced that they have developed new technology that can automatically caption a photo with greater accuracy than ever before. Show More Summary

Oxford Dictionaries Chooses 'Vape' as Word of the Year

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Stoners rejoice! Oxford Dictionaries has chosen "vape" as its Word of the Year for 2014, thanks to our growing obsession with e-cigs and finding new and exciting ways to get high. Oxford Dictionaries explains its decisions below: "As e-cigarettes (or e-cigs) have become much more common, so vape has grown significantly in popularity. Show More Summary

Off-the-Record of the Day: Uber Exec Suggests Spying on Press

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Looks like the Uber app needs a new backpedalling feature. In what he thought were off-the-record comments at a dinner in New York Monday, Emil Michael, senior vice president of business for Uber, said the company should consider spending...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving Song of the Day: All About That Baste

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Remember that family that rapped about their Christmas pajamas last year? Don't want to remember that? Well either way, they are back again and jumping on the Meghan Trainor parody bandwagon, with a song about basting turkeys. Warning: Very SFW.

Cumberbatch of the Day: Benedict Plays 3-Word Stories with Jimmy Fallon

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Can we please just give Benedict Cumberbatch a show already, where he sits in front of a camera all day doing impressions, dancing like Beyonce, playing games, and telling us all about penguins? On "The Tonight Show" Monday, he continued...Show More Summary

Trailer of the Day: First Look at ‘Peanuts’ Movie

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Good grief, Charlie Brown has gone CGI. "Peanuts" is being produced and co-written by Charles Shultz's son, Craig Schulz, so hopefully they won't mess with the original cartoon too much. The plot according to USA Today: "The story follows...Show More Summary

Thrill Ride of the Day: World’s Tallest Roller Coaster Will Be a Tower of Terror

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

The design for a new, 570-foot tall roller coaster called Skyscraper has been unveiled this week in Orlando, which, when complete, will be the tallest in the world. The animated video shows the cars twisting around and making their way...Show More Summary

Modern Christmas Song of the Day: Kristen Bell’s ‘Text Me Merry Christmas’

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Thanks to technology, we have lost all hope at a world where we communicate with each other through any means but our thumbs. "Frozen" star Kristen Bell and the a cappella group Straight No Chaser have combined forces to make a new Christmas song for millennials which highlights that fact.

WTF Video of the Day: Crazy Chinese Chicken Music Video is Crazy

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

Well, here's your new "What Does the Fox Say." Singer Wang Rong Rollin's video for "Chick, Chick" involves chickens and women dressed up like chickens. And most of the lyrics are just animal sounds. What more could you ask for in an insane video from China?

Biopic Fail of the Day: The Internet Did Not Like Lifetime’s Aaliyah Movie

5 days agoOdd : The Daily What

"Did not like" is putting it delicately. Despite initial protests of disapproval from both her family and fans, Lifetime aired its controversial Aaliyah biopic on Saturday night, and it did not sit very well with viewers. "'Aaliyah:Show More Summary

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