In Other News, August 19, 2013: Nugtella, The War Against Boys, and a Kid Mayor
Climate change deniers hear this: the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report states with 95 percent certainty that humans are causing global warming. And hey, at this rate, that patch of sand you've got your head buried in will be underwater pretty soon anyway.
State Department Jen Psaki made clear today that the U.S. would not ease sanctions on Zimbabwe following the country's dubious reelection of president Robert Mugabe. Until Zimbabwe can prove that legitimate democratic rule has been restored, she said, our relations will remain unchanged.
Never mind Katy Perry blatantly copying Sarah Bareilles or Lady Gaga paying some questionably direct homage to just about everyone. The most unlikely rip-off in history goes to... the Egyptian Military's full-page ad in the newspaper Voice of the Nation promoting General Sisi:
Guess someone's a Curb fan.
Here's a handy way to learn the religion of your district's member of Congress —and probably the only map where New York and Vermont will ever be portrayed as red states.
I don't know about you, but as a kid it was really difficult to convince me that the past did not, in fact, take place in black and white. I'm pretty sure this incredible collection of 20 photoshopped images into color would have done the trick.
Headaches cause the fear of headaches, which causes headaches, which causes the fear of headaches, which causes... well, you get the point. A new study has dubbed the phenomenon of causing more headaches by irrationally fearing headaches cephalgiaphobia.
Forget the War on Women — according to Christina Hoff Sommers, we've got a "War Against Boys" on our hands. That's right, American schools are engaged in a conspiracy to "re-engineer the young-male imagination" by discouraging gun play in the classroom.
We know, we know, you're tired of hearing iPhone rumors, but here's just one more. Apple will reportedly begin shipping both a high-end and a more mid-range iPhone as early as September 10th. Cheaper iPhones seem to be a very real thing.
Meet the match made in stoner heaven: Nugtella, the creamy hazelnut spread dosed with just a touch of THC. Cops should probably start handing this stuff out for free at the next 420-friendly festival... you know, to promote civic awareness and stuff.
"Kid mayor" needs no introduction:
And last but not least, here are some highly entertaining facts about movies set to unnecessarily womp-y music (seriously, turn down the volume a notch for this one):
Image via nugtella, Instagram