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McDonald’s Is About To Eliminate A Bunch Of Your Favorite Menu Items

McDonald’sknowsit’sAmerica’sleastfavoritefastfoodjoint, butit’shopingthatatrimmed-downmenuwillhelpimproveitsimageandgetmorecustomersinthedoor.“Ourintentistohaveacleanermenuboardthatiseasierforcustomerstoabsorb,”spokeswomanLisaMcCombtoldTheHuffingtonPost recently.(Alittlelesshardcorepornonthemenuboard mighthelp,too,#justsaying.)So,what’suponthechoppingblock?

Here’s How Sony Could Release ‘The Interview’ Without Going Through Theaters Or Netflix

SonyEntertainmentCEOMichaelLyntontriedtodefendhimself fromanunexpectedPresidentialsmackdownyesterdaywhenhetoldCNNthatthestudio“wouldstilllikethepublictosee”TheInterview afterPresidentObamasaidthat shelvingthereleasewas“amistake.” Withtheaterownerssqueamish andanotherthreatdemandingthatSonyessentially burnthefilmandburytheashes,theoptionsforatheatricalreleaseseemlimited.

A High School Student In Upstate New York Fought To Pose With Her Rifle In A Yearbook Photo

FromthecreativitydemonstratedbyyoungSouthKoreans,toangryhighschoolstudentsinUtah,yearbookphotosaretheworstbestthingever.Forreasonsadultsarenolongerabletofathom,theseannualportraitspresentawkwardadolescentsacrosstheknownworldwiththeironeopportunitytoeithershineorbesht.ThisisprobablywhyhighschoolseniorRebekahRorickofupstateNewYorkdecidedtoposewithherdogandherhuntingrifle.

Kim Kardashian Decided To Scold Her Mom Via Email For Dressing Like An “Omish” Person

ApparentlyKimKardashianhasn’tbeenfeelinghermom’swardrobethesedays,evengoingsofarastosendherarathertestyemailaboutit.“iloveumombutnomorepilgrimadamsfamilyoutfits,”Kimscoldedintheemail,whichKrisJennerpostedonherInstagram. Kimadded,“weShow More Summary

Hustler Video Plans To Bring ‘The Interview’ Back To Life With A Brand New Porn Parody

InthewakeofthewholeSonycyberattackfiascowhichplayedoutoverthepastmonth,HustlerVideohasjoinedthepartybyannouncingplanstoproduceanewpornographicparodyofTheInterview.  Addingtotheiralreadyexpansive“ThisAin’t…” libraryofx-ratedparodies,ThisAin’tTheInterviewwillfollowthestoryoftwociviliansrecruitedbytheCIAtoassassinatetheleaderofNorthKorea.

A Chilean Radio Station Was Forced To Apologize After A DJ Received A Rimjob On The Air

I’vealwayshadabitofadisdainforradioshockjocks,mostlythelocalvarietythatseemtothriveonthemorningzooenvironmentthatlargershowsalreadydowellenough.YourIraandtheDouches.They’realwaystryingtobe“edgy”bypushingthingstothelineandthenslippingatoethroughtocrossit.

All The ‘Anchorman’ Lines You Know You’re Still Using Everyday

AnchormanisarguablythemostquotedsinceCaddyshack,whichistosaythatit’sprettymuchdamnednearimpossibletogoadaywithouthearingoneofyourfriendsspoutingoffapieceofborroweddialogue.Sohere,I’vegatheredalloftheAnchormanquotesyou’relikelytohearShow More Summary

A Rare African Tortoise Named ‘Thing’ Is Being Held For Ransom In Florida

AVenice,Floridawoman,MarlaneRitzman,claimsthatherbeloved70lbs.Africantortoisenamed“Thing”wasnefariouslyturtle-nappedbysomebadmen.ApparentlyThinghadahabitofescapingfromherbackyard;somuchsothatshe’sactuallypaintedherphonenumberonhisshellsohecanbereturnedbywhomeverGoodSamaritanfindshim.

Watch This Australian Man Try To Coax A Bread-Eating Brushtail Possum Out Of His Kitchen

WhileAustraliaisoverallaterrifyingplaceingeneral,Ihavetogivethemcreditthattheirversionofthepossumismuchlesshorrifyingthanourversionofthepossum.Butwhilepossums(or“opossums,”ifyou’refancy)usuallyjustplaydeadormakethishorribleface ifcoShow More Summary

The Real Mom From ‘The Blind Side’ Is Getting Called Out For This Instagram Post

YoumightbefamiliarwiththenameLeighAnnTuohy.SheistheadoptedmotherofNFLtackleMichaelOher,theplayerwhosestoryinspiredthebookandmovie,TheBlindSide.Inthefilm,TuohyisplayedbySandraBullockwholaterwentontowinanOscarforherrole.Fourdaysago,Tuohypostedthisphoto(andaccompanyingstory)onherFacebookandInstagramaccounts.

Justin Bieber Is No Longer The Most Popular Person On Instagram After Millions Of Spambots Were Deleted

Spambotsareournation’sheroes.Withoutthem,howelsewouldweknowtheamountofmoneywecanmakeworkingathome?That$750/hourdoesn’tearnitself.SoI’msadtoreportthatInstagramcommittedanactofterrorismyesterdaywhentheydeletedmillionsoffakeaccounts,reShow More Summary

The Future Is Now Because NASA Just Emailed A Wrench Into Space

QuicktoshuntheartistsformerlyknownastheNASAstudentvolunteerswhoperformedtheirownrendition ofMeganTrainor’s“AllAboutThatBass,”NASAjustdidsomethingfuturisticandsupremelymoreawesome.CommanderBarryWilmoreaboardtheInternationalSpaceStation(ISS)required awrenchforanunspecifiedtask.Insteadofincludingoneonthenextsupplylaunch,NASAemailedWilmoretherequestedtool.

Here’s How Ridley Scott Launched A Page From His Matt Damon Sci-Fi Epic ‘The Martian’ Into Space

AndyWeir’sself-publisheddebutnovel,TheMartian,hashadaninterestingjourney.Weir—acomputerprogrammer—beganworkingonthestoryofamanwhomustusehisscientificknow-howtogetoffMarsbackin2009. Theself-professednerdstudiedactualNASAdata,andimbuedthetalewithasmuchrealism (i.e.orbitalpaths,satelliteimages,etc.)aspossible.

Cameron Diaz Is Engaged To That Dude From Good Charlotte

CameronDiazisoffthemarket,everybody!Afterfirstbeingseenoutwithhernewboyfriend,BenjiMaddenofGoodCharlotte,backinMay,multiplesourceshaveconfirmedthatthetwohavealreadydecidedtomakeitofficialfollowingwhatisbeingcalleda“whirlwindromance.”UsWeekly reports:“Everyonethinksit’swildbutaresohappyforthem,”onesourcetoldUs.

A Massachusetts Town Is Going To Punish Lazy Residents With A Scarlet Letter

InTheScarletLetter,NathanielHawthorne’sfamousliterarypunishmentagainst futuregenerationsofAmericanschoolchildren,HesterPrynnehasachildoutofwedlock.Disgustedbyheregregioussin,thePuritansbrandishherwithabigred“A”thatmustbewornatalltimes.SuchisthelogicbehindnewwintertimerulessetoutbycityofficialsinSomerville,asmalltownlocatedimmediatelynorthofBoston.

The Best Celebrity Twitter Reactions To Stephen Colbert Ending His Run On ‘The Colbert Report’

LastnightwebidfarewelltoTheColbertReport,andIguesswhatwe’llcalla“smellyoulater”toStephenColberthimself.Foranyonewho’sbeenaloyalvieweroverthecourseofthepastnineyears,itwasabittersweetnightfilledwithemotion.There’snotmuchtosaythathasn’talreadybeensaid,soI’llleaveittoStephenColbert’sfriends,fans,andguestswhopaidtheirsentimentsonTwitterlastnight.

Kate Upton Apologized To Her 18-Year-Old Brother For Being The ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’

It’snoteasybeingrelatedtooneofthemostattractiveanddesiredwomenontheface(andbutt)oftheEarth.Iassume—Maximain’texactlypoundingonmyUncleLester’sdoorforacoverstory.TakeKateUpton’sbrother.He’sonly18yearsold,which,yeah,enoughsaid.LastnightatsomethingcalledthePeopleMagazineAwards,Katehadafewwordsforthepoorbastard.

Watch Ellen Page And Jessica Alba Declare Their Love At The Star Wars Live Read

LastnightdirectorJasonReitmanintroducedtheaudiencetoastar-studdedlivereadofTheEmpireStrikesBackwithatimelyjoke:“WelcometothefirstlivescreeningofTheInterview.”TheStarWarsliveread ispartofaseriesReitmanhasbeenhostingatLACMA’sFilmIndependentsince2011,butthisyearwasreallysomethingspecial.

TNT’s Ernie Johnson Dropped The Mic After An Epic Rap Battle With Nicki Minaj

Firstthing’sfirst:GrantHillusedacheatsheetinafreestylerapcontest.That’sjustawful.That’sthenadirofGrantHill’scareerrightthere.Forgetthetealjerseysandthedevastatingankleinjuries,thatrighttherewastheworst.Ok,nowthatwe’vegotthatoutoftheway,let’stalkaboutimportantthingslikeTNT’sErnieJohnsondroppingthemic.

No One Can Ever Play Jenga Again Because This Woman Just Won Every Game

NoOneCanEverPlayJengaAgainBecauseThisWomanJustWonEveryGameIt’sbeenoveradecadesinceIplayedagameofJengathatdidn’tinvolveahuman-sizedset,yardstickdrinks,andanoutdoorpatio,butthelevelofdifficultyherestillseemsprettyhigh.ThisRedditor clearlyhitthejackpotinsister-in-laws.

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