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'Game of Thrones' gave fans of Missandei and Grey Worm something to love tonight

As wars got planned and men with greyscale got skinned alive, Game of Thrones Season 7 episode two also gave us some resolution to the show's best unrequited love. Unsullied leader Grey Worm and Daenerys’ Secretary of State Missandei have been dancing around each other for seasons. Show More Summary

We have a winner in that wild-sounding Michael Phelps vs. shark race

Famed 23-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Phelps is fast in the water. But he wasn't quite fast enough for a great white shark, as viewers found out on Sunday night. The animal and the swimmer competed against each other in a Discovery Channel special aptly named Phelps vs. Show More Summary

Veteran who was at Dunkirk watches movie, asks why 'we still do stupid things'

If you've seen Dunkirk, it is quite simply not quite like any war movie you've seen before. The film made a big impact on 97-year-old veteran Ken Sturdy, who watched the film in Calgary and is one of the few people in the world who is still alive and was in Dunkirk, France, during World War II. "I thought I would never see that again. Show More Summary

Beached whale in Paris turns out to be an art piece

On Saturday morning in Paris, a sperm whale appeared on the banks of the Seine river in Paris. Whales, which thrive in the salty waters of the oceans, don't tend to end up 100 miles inland, washed up on the banks of fresh water rivers. Show More Summary

Nicki Minaj has no idea how to use Snapchat and it's hilarious

Believe it or not but Nicki Minaj has something in common with the resident old in your life. The queen of rap proved that she's still relatable in the most unexpected way when she publicly navigated her way around Snapchat on Sunday...Show More Summary

The royal family just released three photographs from Princess Diana's personal album

On the eve of a new HBO documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy, the Kensington Palace Twitter account has released three photos of Princess Diana.  The images show the late Princess of Wales with her sons Prince Harry and Prince William. Show More Summary

Here's what healthcare would look like if we took President Trump literally

President Trump has an incredible plan for resolving America's healthcare crisis, and while it's short on details, it's absolutely bursting with happy adjectives. Trump successfully pulled together multiple strings of words for a free association interview with  The New York Times this week. Show More Summary

Jake Paul announces he is leaving Disney Channel amidst controversy

YouTube star Jake Paul issued a statement on Saturday announcing his departure from Disney Channel, and his role as Dirk Mann on the show Bizaardvark. The 20-year-old social media fixture has been making headlines recently after a scathing...Show More Summary

El Salvador soccer players have a biting problem

Soccer players often toe the line on fouling opponents to get the upper hand in a given moment, but usually that means holding someone back or grabbing their jersey, not biting them. SEE ALSO: Abby Wambach reaches out to girl banned from soccer tourney because she looked 'like a boy' During a Gold Cup quarterfinals match between the U.S. Show More Summary

Um, this 'Doctor Who' star thinks a female Doctor is a 'loss of a role model for boys'

Former Doctor Who star Peter Davison is stuck in a weird, weird world where role models are gendered and the idea of a woman playing the Doctor is sad. Unfortunately, you read that right.  SEE ALSO: The next Doctor in 'Doctor Who' is...Show More Summary

Brad Pitt and Frank Ocean's friendship reached new heights at FYF Festival

When Brad Pitt first mentioned his love of Frank Ocean in an interview with GQ, everything felt right in the world.  Ocean officially embraced the beautiful bromance when he showed love back by wearing Pitt's face on a shirt—but things...Show More Summary

Trump has already started writing his speech to pardon the Thanksgiving turkey

So, we got into work this morning and someone had slipped the working draft of President Donald Trump's speech for later this year when he pardons the Thanksgiving turkey. Apparently, he's writing it himself. I know, right?? Admittedly,...Show More Summary

Forget Yelp: Some of the best writing on the web is at IWasPoisoned.com

Americans are taught to be ashamed of their loose bowels — but there is no greater cathartic pleasure than telling someone your story of digestive woe.  Truly, nothing feels better than eliciting other people's sympathy for your minor,...Show More Summary

Beyoncé and Solange came out to support Missy Elliott at her first U.S. show in nearly a decade

Missy Elliott headlined FYF Fest on Friday — her first U.S. concert in a decade (save for a 2015 appearance with Katy Perry at Super Bowl XLIX).  Needless to say, this show was a big deal, so it's hardly surprising that Beyoncé and Solange came out to support. The three even took a photo together. Show More Summary

31-pound stray cat named Mr. Handsome is my favorite celebrity

Here's a good situation: a 31-pound stray cat who goes by "Mr. Handsome" has received so much interest at a Pittsboro, North Carolina animal shelter that his new home will be determined by a literal raffle. Mr. Handsome, a flawless celebrity, has been winning hearts all week after being brought into the Chatham County Animal Shelter as a stray. Show More Summary

Business witches of Instagram: How sorcery found a commercial home on social media

Katie Karpetz is a business witch. No, really. Karpetz, a Canadian who identifies as a bog witch because of her unruly hair, is literally in the business of selling products marketed specifically for other witches. SEE ALSO: Instagram...Show More Summary

Parents turn to Craigslist after son forgets where he parked his car

One New York family was left in a bit of a spot when their son forgot where he parked his car following a Metallica concert. Luckily, they had a few clues to go on — they just needed some local help. Nineteen-year-old Gavin Strickland...Show More Summary

Jimmy Kimmel tweets update on 3-month-old son, calls for action on healthcare

Months after revealing his newborn son's diagnosis with a serious heart condition, Jimmy Kimmel says that little Billy is "doing great." The Jimmy Kimmel Live host shared an extremely cute photo (that smile!) of the 3-month-old baby on Friday. Show More Summary

A complete thesaurus of tough guy words Republicans use to criticize Trump instead of taking action

Over the past few months, Republicans in Congress have bravely taken on President Trump by using some of the toughest adjectives they remember from their SAT workbook. Sure, they could theoretically take "real" action by demanding his...Show More Summary

Sean Spicer apparently stole a mini-fridge from his junior staffers

Oh, Spicey. You will be missed. White House press secretary Sean Spicer filed his resignation on Friday after President Donald Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as his communications director. It's been a great run but, sadly, Spicer will be leaving the White House in August. By now, we've all chosen our favorite WTF Spicer moments. Show More Summary

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