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Nightmare Scenario of the Day: World Might Be Running Out of Chocolate

yesterdayOdd : The Daily What

"The Washington Post" has singlehandedly ruined your Monday. The world is running out of chocolate, and it's only going to get worse, according to the two biggest suppliers, Mars, Inc. and Barry Callebaut. There is an ongoing chocolate...Show More Summary

Man Sings 'Blackbird' to Dying Son Lennon

last weekOdd : The Daily What

This is the saddest story you will hear all day. When his mother died unexpectedly in her sleep, Lennon James Picco was delivered via emergency C-section at just 24 weeks old. The child tragically died as well soon after, but beforeShow More Summary

Web Series of the Day: Cyanide & Happiness Launches New Show

last weekOdd : The Daily What

Thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, the guys behind the humorous and often very disturbing comic series Cyanide and Happiness (which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year) have finally launched their new web show. The first...Show More Summary

Controversy of the Day: Time Wants to Ban the Word ‘Feminist’ in 2015

last weekOdd : The Daily What

Yasssss, you read that right. Along with a number of justifiably obnoxious, overused words and phrases like "literally," "bae," and "turnt," Time's fourth annual poll titled "Which Word Should Be Banned in 2015?" also includes the word...Show More Summary

Photo of the Day: World's Tallest Man Meets World's Shortest Man

last weekOdd : The Daily What

To celebrate Guinness World Records Day, this happened. The tallest man in the world, Sultan Kosen (8 feet, 3 inches) met the shortest man in the world, Chandra Bahadur Dangi (21.5 inches) in London. Meanwhile, in NBC studios in New York, Al Roker is livestreaming his bathroom breaks, er, trying to break the world record for longest weather forecast.

Epic Rant of the Day: British Journalist is Sick of Banking Scandals

last weekOdd : The Daily What

He's mad as hell, and he's not gonna take this anymore. Channel 4's economics editor Paul Mason let's loose in a new video about how tired he is of reporting on all the banking scandals, after a number of banks were recently fined for attempting to manipulate foreign exchange rates. "I'm actually just sick of that corner. Show More Summary

Pixel Protest of the Day: PETA is Opening an HQ in Minecraft

last weekOdd : The Daily What

PETA is launching a new headquarters in Minecraft on Saturday, as a safe haven where players are not allowed to harm animals… or at least their pixelated counterparts. So for all you creative sickos out there - that means no compactShow More Summary

G20 Fail of the Day: U.S. Helicopter Blows Dust Cloud Into Brisbane Traffic

last weekOdd : The Daily What

Way to make a first impression America. While practicing takeoffs and landings in Brisbane ahead of this weekend's G20 summit, an Osprey U.S. military helicopter accidentally blew large dust clouds into 6 lanes of nearby traffic, causing a standstill. Fortunately no accidents were reported, according to The Courier Mail. In related news, Australia now hates us.

Book of the Day: Original, Horrific Grimm’s Fairy Tales Translated Into English for First Time

last weekOdd : The Daily What

Your kids may never sleep again. Jack Zipes, a professor emeritus of German and comparative literature at the University of Minnesota, has released the first English translation of the original book of fairy tales by brothers Jacob and...Show More Summary

Instagram of the Day: George W. Bush Calls Bill Clinton ‘Brother From Another Mother’

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This is what happens when former presidents discover hashtags. Bill Clinton Tweeted a thank you to George W. Bush Wedesday for receiving a copy of his new book, "41," with the hashtag: HowAreYouSTILLNotOnTwitter. Then Bush replied with...Show More Summary

World Record Attempt of the Day: Al Roker Presents 34-Hour Weather Forecast

last weekOdd : The Daily What

It is Guinness World Records Day, and NBC's Al Roker is attempting to do what no other weatherman has done before: a 34-hour, uninterrupted forecast. Rokerthon, as they are calling it, kicked off at 10:05 p.m. ET Wednesday night, and will continue until around 8 a.m. Show More Summary

Air Travel Nightmare of the Day: Door Falls Off Bono’s Plane

last weekOdd : The Daily What

In the most recent terrifying news from the sky, a door fell off Bono's private plane Wednesday. The U2 frontman was traveling from Dublin to Berlin for the Bambi Awards, where his band was being honored and was scheduled to perform. The...Show More Summary

Viral Video of the Day: Young Girl Gets Really Emotional Watching ‘The Chipmunk Adventure’

last weekOdd : The Daily What

Admit it, you cried too. This little girl gets teary-eyed in the backseat of the car over a scene from "The Chipmunk Adventure" when the Chipettes sing to a lost baby penguin. But things get even more intense when, spoiler alert, the penguin find its parents.

Social Media Backfire of the Day: Dr. Oz Gets Blasted in Twitter Q&A

last weekOdd : The Daily What

Seriously? Again? In what is becoming a regular thing these days, yet another celebrity in the midst of controversy has reached out to people on Twitter, and yet again it has backfired. Dr. Mehmet Oz, who has been under fire for promoting...Show More Summary

90s Kids are Mourning Jovian, Star of PBS KIDS Show Zoboomafoo

last weekOdd : The Daily What

Jovian the lemur, better known as Zoboomafoo, died Monday at the age of 20.5 at the Duke Lemur Center, where he spent his entire life. His co-hosts on Zoboomafoo, Chris & Martin Kratt had this to say about Jovian: "He'd jump in through the window and we'd feed him mangoes or garbanzo beans. Show More Summary

Hoax of the Day: Reddit Post Warns of Deadly Outbreak in Arizona Town

last weekOdd : The Daily What

Slender Man is not real, and Mammoth, Arizona is NOT ground zero to some grisly outbreak or zombie apocalypse. But many people were fooled into thinking the latter was the case, this week, after a fictional post on Reddit was taken as...Show More Summary

American Ninja Warrior Audition Tape of the Day

last weekOdd : The Daily What

You may not know it yet, but Jake Murray is your hero. In this glorious '80s-style movie montage, 27-year-old Murray demonstrates his skateboarding skills, dancing skills, climbing skills and jumping skills, all while wearing a pair of fashionable, white skinny jeans. So how do we make sure this guy gets on the show? Let's make it happen!

Audiobook of the Day: Bryan Cranston Narrates "You Have to Fking Eat"

last weekOdd : The Daily What

What's better than hearing Samuel L. Jackson tell a bunch a of kids to go the fk to sleep? Hearing Bryan Cranston tell a bunch of kids that they have to fking eat, that's what. The "Breaking Bad" star narrates the new children's book by Adam Mansbach, which is available for free on Amazon through December 12. And you know what happens if you don't eat, right?

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