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The rise of RuPaul and drag in mainstream culture

It's not always easy being the foremost purveyors of gay entertainment, but it sure is fun.  That's how Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey feel. The executive producers of RuPaul's Drag Race and co-founders of World of Wonder Productions...Show More Summary

John Cleese says he's not bothered by prospect of death

"Most of the best people are dead."  That kind of goes for most of the worst people too, seeing as most of whoever's existed has died, but it's still catchy. It's also typical John Cleese. SEE ALSO: Girl casually finds 'Excalibur' at...Show More Summary

Hotel puts proper gaming rigs in all its rooms, perfect for gamer couples on vacation

Serious gamers on holiday shouldn't need to suffer. A hotel in Taiwan is offering more than just a bed and TV in its rooms. SEE ALSO: New luxury internet cafes in China are ensuring gamers won't ever want to leave Rooms at the i hotel...Show More Summary

This Honest Trailer for 'Wonder Woman' is hilariously on point

In the world of Honest Trailers, nobody is safe. Not even Wonder Woman. In the above video, Screen Junkies pick apart the most amusing moments from DC's super-successful summer blockbuster — everything from Gal Gadot's accent to Chris...Show More Summary

Emma Stone talks tennis, sexism, and anxiety on Colbert

Hillary Clinton is a hard act to follow, but Emma Stone managed it with panache.  SEE ALSO: 'Battle of the Sexes' is a reminder of how far we've come – and how far we haven't Stone came on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night...Show More Summary

Terrifying faceless illusion makeup is straight out of a Salvador Dali painting

Squiggle brows and penis-shaped eyeliner might not be your kinda scene when it comes to daring makeup looks. But, this, err, bold makeup look by Vancouver-based makeup artist Mim Choi is one that'll turn heads wherever you go.  SEE ALSO:...Show More Summary

J.K. Rowling totally annihilates Fox News interviewer in less than 140 characters

Sometimes J.K. Rowling uses a whole series of tweets to take someone down. Sometimes she only needs a couple of tweets. And sometimes, as in this case, she doesn't even need to use the full 140 characters. SEE ALSO: JK Rowling just roasted...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert gives Hillary Clinton pictures of naked men as consolation prize

A great many people felt a sinking feeling when Donald J. Trump won the race for president of the United States last November. For a select few, it meant they didn't get to strip on TV. Lose-lose situation. SEE ALSO: Yes, Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary

The sand hostel is here for all your sand-related accommodation needs

At this place, the last thing you can do is complain about the sand in your shoes. The world's first sand hostel has opened up on the beaches of the Gold Coast, Australia, allowing guests to stay over and admire the sand beneath their...Show More Summary

Collector finds treasure after developing hundreds of thousands of film negatives found in the trash

Thomas Sauvin has spent nearly a decade trawling through film negatives people have thrown away. The French photography collector buys photographic negatives that are destined for the scrapyard, and brings them back to his studio where...Show More Summary

'Moana' is helping young New Zealanders keep in touch with the Maori language

Moana broke the mold with its portrayal of Polynesian culture on the big screen.  In New Zealand, this celebration of heritage is having a real impact, where a translated version of the movie is helping make the M?ori language appealing...Show More Summary

Woman shuts down dude who used her picture in a sexist meme

Memes are great, but maybe don't use them to be a total jerk. Twitter user Leyton Mokgerepi? tried his best attempt at a popular meme format on Tuesday, but failed miserably and publicly in his attempt.  The comparative format's pretty...Show More Summary

Teen praised after returning lost wallet with $1,500 inside

A teen is receiving praise on the internet after returning a wallet he found with $1,500 cash inside. Melissa Vang posted a short clip to Facebook on Friday showing a young man waving a wallet at the security camera pointed at her front porch. Show More Summary

Ruthless runner nicknamed the 'Mad Pooper' because ... well ...

The city of Colorado Springs is in crisis over the unknown runner who's tearing across the city and leaving a trail of poop in her wake. Dubbed the "Mad Pooper," the unidentified runner was the subject of an excellent KKTV segment that...Show More Summary

Aziz Ansari and his Emmy surprised fans at In-N-Out

Just because you've won a shiny, golden Emmy award does not mean you can't enjoy a cheap burger from time to time.  Aziz Ansari knows this. Following his win at the 69th Emmy Awards, the man behind Master of None decided to celebrate his show's big win with some grub at the classic Los Angeles attraction, In-N-Out. Show More Summary

People freak out after Amazon sends emails about nonexistent baby registries

Everyone receives an odd email every so often, but when it's from a trusted site like Amazon and it's sent to masses, people tend to freak out a little. Sometimes after 4:30 p.m. ET Tuesday afternoon, Amazon apparently sent a mass email...Show More Summary

Someone disguised themselves as a car seat as an experiment

Ford and Virginia Tech collaborated to research how people felt about self-driving vehicles. They had someone dress up as a car seat and recorded the reactions of pedestrians. The results were quite interesting.  Read more... More about Cars, Virginia, Research, Ford, and Driverless Cars

Intense video shows workers running for their lives after dam breaks

Harrowing footage has emerged of a dam that failed in the Xaysomboun Province of Laos, sending construction workers running for their lives. According to government news agency KPL, the Nam Ao Hydropower Project was currently under construction when it broke on Sept. Show More Summary

This matchmaking app lets you play cupid for your Facebook friends, whether they like it or not

Ever wanted to insert yourself into the love lives of your Facebook friends? There's a new app that will let you do just thatMatchmaker, which launches today, is the newest product from Hinge. It's designed to let you pair up your friends who are already on the dating app. Show More Summary

Awesome dad builds a 2-story playhouse for his daughters and we're so jealous

Two lucky little girls are now tiny owners of a new playhouse, thanks to a great dad.  Michigan dad and president of Atb Building Inc., Adam Boyd, built his daughters a 24-foot tall, two-story playhouse right in their backyard.  Image:...Show More Summary

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