Flipping through the mail before heading to a support group for parents who have lost their children, an Illinois couple found that their OfficeMax junk mail was addressed to “Mike Seay, Daughter Killed in Car Crash."
If your racially insensitive company didn't give you today off, your Monday morning just got brighter. You're welcome.
It's Tuesday, which means you've got like one more day before you HAVE to order that one thing you know you need to order for Christmas. Here's what's happening on the interweb:
Five French teenagers from Bordeaux got drunk stole a circus llama named Serge, and took him on a tour of the city by tram. Serge was taken by the boisterous group early on Thursday morning when they broke into a circus after going clubbing in the city
Victoria's Secret theft-prevention professionals searching the bag of a suspected teen shoplifter with appallingly questionable coping skills detected a whiff of death emanating from the girl's bag, which in addition to possibly pilfered jeans and lingerie, contained a dead fetus wrapped in a black plastic bag. As they said in the '80s: When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping.
While the image of 22 year old Chinese man Xiaolian might be disturbing to some, it is a testament to the power of modern science to do good that the young man has a chance at having a normal life after suffering a terrible accident.
Some of the stuff we write about is complicated, emotionally draining, and intellectually exhausting. We try to make sense of the world and we like to think for the most part, we do a pretty good job. Then, there are stories like this.
In this weeks edition of 'Glenn Beck Comment Porn' we look at the reactions of The Blaze readers to President Obama's speech in Germany, where he proclaimed that climate change was 'the global threat of our time'. Predictably, the learned bunch took issue with Obama's assertions and even made comparisons between the president's speech in Germany to Adolf Hitler's.
In our latest installment of 'Junk Mail', we reply to Vick Strizheus who sent us an email to The Daily Banter account titled: Private millionaires party invite.... (shhhh!) Intrigued by the prospect of being invited to a private party for millionaires, we thought it a good idea to engage with Vick in hopes of improving our financial situation here at Banter central.
Every week we do a round up of the awesome comments left by readers of 'The Blaze' - Glenn Beck's nutty, rightwing version of the Huffington Post. Some weeks are crazier than others, but this week's comments on an article about the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow openly-gay children to be members take it to another level.
In homage to Beck's madness, we went back in history to find the craziest stuff he's ever said. There were many, many other quotes that could have made the top 5, but the following 5 nuggets of sheer lunacy were, in our opinion, the very best
You have to give it to BuzzFeed - their ability to churn out 'top 10' lists defies anything the internet has ever known before. This week, the team at BuzzFeed have really worked hard to swamp the tubes with gratuitous nonsense, giving us top-something lists on a host of topics you really shouldn't be paying attention to.
Unfazed by the fact that we've asked an email scammer to send money to a fictional hotel in Uzbekistan, demanded a $64,000 cash deposit, and asked for a photo of himself with the money, he continues to correspond with us and now wants to be picked up from the airport.
Never let it be said that the human species isn't diverse, particularly when it comes to intelligence. A man in China's southeastern Guangdong province admitted himself to a local hospital after he reportedly got a live eel stuck inside him after inserting it into his anus.