Fumed Indians continue to troll NYT over 2-year-old cartoon mocking their space agency

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Some people just can’t let it go — and the New York Times is learning this the hard way. 

Two years ago, when India’s space agency ISRO put the Mangalyaan robotic probe into orbit around Mars — and did so at one of the lowest budgets to date — the New York Times published an opinion piece on the development with an arguably distasteful cartoon

This cartoon was published in NewYork Times whn India was tryg 2launch a satellite in 70s Tdy ISRO has World Record fr launchg 104satellites pic.twitter.com/pQBWh3FkFX

— Bhairavi Goswami (@bhairavigoswami) February 16, 2017

The cartoon, which showed a farmer with a cow knocking at the door of a room marked Elite Space Club, drew immediate complaints from Indians as well as people from elsewhere.  Read more…

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Quick-thinking cop saves restaurant from burning truck

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A quick-thinking police officer responding to a car fire at a Jack in the Box drive-thru managed to save the restaurant from catching fire.

Officer Chris Womack with the Glenn Heights Police Department in Texas responded to a call of vehicle fire, and upon arrival noticed that a truck, located in the restaurant’s drive-thru lane, was ablaze and dangerously close to the building. Womack managed to use his vehicle to push the truck away from the restaurant before the fire spread to the building. 

According to police, no injuries were reported in the incident.

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Always cold? Here’s how to make it replace your personality

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When it’s freezing outside and your toes are steadily going numb, it can be hard to concentrate on anything but how cold you are.

So don’t!

Instead, make being cold the only thing that identifies you by eradicating all the other facets of your personality. It will make expressing yourself much easier — which is good, because you have to save energy to retain heat.

Here’s where to start.

When you enter a room, wiggle around and say, “brr!”

Before anyone knows your first name, last name or reason for being in the room, they should know you are feeling a little cold. Read more…

Show everyone that your fingers are kind of blue.

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Hey, Kylie Jenner, here’s a bunch of things you can trademark besides your name

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‘Kylie’ may not be available but you still have options!

Kylie Jenner, cosmetic connoisseur and dog mom, recently lost a trademark battle for her first name against Kylie Minogue, the Australian singer. The Kylies had been fighting over the trademark ‘Kylie’ in the U.S. but, in the end, Minogue won and blocked Jenner from owning the name.

But, the situation does have a bit of a silver lining; Jenner has a new hobby. She can now shop around and find other things to trademark and get some badly-needed lessons on the legal system in the process.  Read more…

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Daring cat tries to steal food from a bird feeder and it’s intense

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Sometimes you have to risk it all to get your paws on some delicious snacks. 

After impressively scaling a tiny tree branch in Russia, this agile feline managed to steal a chunk of bacon from a makeshift bird feeder by precariously dangling by its hind legs. 

Sorry, birds.

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Prankster sneaks a bunch of incredible fake albums into a record store

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Forget Pitbull — everyone knows the real music lovers are blasting Songs To Drive Off A Cliff To: Volume 3.

While that particular album might not technically be real, it didn’t stop glorious prankster, Jeff Wysaski (A.K.A ObviousPlant on Imgur) from dropping off a copy of the record at his local music store — along with a host of other fake albums.

Music By Dads, For Dads written and performed by everyone’s favourite dad-themed “dad rock” group Dads: The Band, is a real standout. How could you go past a record featuring songs with such titles as “Hands Off (That Thermostat)” and “Time Flies When You’re Building A Deck?” Read more…

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Mash up all your favourite 2000s tunes with this very addictive website

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Remember your salad days? Shouting the lyrics to Lil Jon and the Eastside Boyz track “Get Low,” or actually enjoying Evanescence’s “Bring Me To Life” before it became a meme? 

Well prepare for your mind to be blown, because it turns out they work very well when mashed up together.

The Magic iPod is a website that lets you mash together the finest hip hop hits of the mid-2000s with popular rock tunes from the same era, like “Helena” by My Chemical Romance, or The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army. Ah, the memories. Read more…

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Widower who wanted a fishing mate had a great time with his new BFF

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See folks, the internet can sometimes be a lovely place.

Take the story of South Australian man Ray Johnstone, who two weeks ago posted an ad searching for a fishing buddy on a classifieds website.

“I’m a widowed pensioner who is looking for a fishing mate,” he wrote. “My previous fishing mate is now deceased. I am a land based fisherman. I have all the gear for all types of fish that is required for land based fishing.” 

The ad resulted in plenty of melted hearts, with the widower scoring himself a heap of free fishing equipment and an even bigger legion of mates who wanted to fish with him. Read more…

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For some reason, Justin Bieber is not over that PPAP song yet

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Remember that Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen guy? Justin Bieber does.

The duo are teaming up together for a new Japanese commercial, in what could be the most unlikely bromance of 2017.

【ジャスティンfacebookより】#学割ってる #softbank
😱😱😱#justinJP pic.twitter.com/D2J6uCMvST

— Justin Bieber JAPAN (@bieber_japan) February 5, 2017

The actual commercial, for Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank, has yet to air, but a behind-the-scenes video has just been released and is getting shared quickly in Japan.

Japanese singer Piko-Taro took the Internet by storm last year after his song PPAP, which has been viewed over 113 million times, went viral.  Read more…

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14-year-old girl’s sick skydiving spins will actually blow you away

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Most of us are unable to do a split or even a cartwheel on the ground — so imagine doing them in mid-air.

For 14-year-old Kyra Poh, though, it’s not much of a stretch — she’s just bagged two gold medals at the 2017 Wind Games in Spain.

Here’s the Singaporean indoor skydiver just casually flipping and turning like it’s no big deal:

Kyra beat out 10 other competitors to win gold in the solo freestyle category.

She choreographed her routine herself, with the help of her mum.

“My routine style is kind of feminine, so I do lots of flips and spins, but I also like to mix it together with a long of strong and technical moves,” the 14-year-old told Mashable. Read more…

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Here’s Luke Bryan singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl, if you want to check that out

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Though it was no Lady Gaga at Super Bowl 2016, Luke Bryan’s 2017 national anthem performance was a perfectly sufficient follow-up. Solid work, Luke.

Bryan performed his rendition at Super Bowl 51, held this year at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Atlanta Falcons will face off against the New England Patriots during Sunday night’s game.

Luke Bryan sings a shining anthem at the #SuperBowl pic.twitter.com/aBVh2jr8dZ

— Mashable (@mashable) February 5, 2017

Luke Bryan sings the National Anthem in 2 minutes & 4 seconds. Congrats to the degenerates who took the under on 2 minutes, 9 seconds

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) February 5, 2017 Read more…

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Aquarium animals star in the cutest Super Bowl hype video

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As we all know, animals at the Georgia Aquarium are very invested in football. 

So, to cheer on their hometown Atlanta Falcons, they made what could be the cutest hype video of all time.

Just, uh… don’t let Tom Brady see this.

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