Bystanders In Brazil Teamed Up To Help A Giant Anaconda Cross The Road

This Monday, drivers who were commuting on the interstate highway BR-364 in Brazil, were in for a surprise. Tires of the vehicles screeched as commuters came across something unexpected in the middle of the road – a giant snake that stretched 9.8 feet long (around three meters). The event took place near the northwestern city of Porto Velho and was filmed by people who stopped their cars and got out to help the snake cross the road safely. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Italo Nascimento Fernandes Although the gigantic snake sure looks frightening, the ones like in the video below/above are not actually venomous. In fact, there are no verified reports of a green anaconda ever ingesting a human …

Texas A&M Hurdler Goes ‘Full Superman’ To Leap Face-First To Victory

The SEC Network wrote on Twitter that “he went full Superman!” and the reference understandably stuck.  Tucker, who appeared to have a slight lead on teammate Robert Grant when he took off, said he wasn’t thinking about the Man of Steel. He was thinking about his mother. per outlets. “That’s all it is.” Former Olympic 100-meter hurdler Lolo Jones was among those commenting:  REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Seagull Becomes Internet Sensation After Repeatedly Photobombing Traffic Camera – LOOK! – Perez Hilton

The beautiful bird made its Twitter debut on Monday after its photo was posted to TfL Traffic News, an account that posts London traffic updates. Showing the seagull looking regal AF on Brunswick Road, the account tweeted: Happy Monday… pic.twitter.com/LrgCGeSsmr — TfL Traffic News (@TfLTrafficNews) April 29, 2019 People were amused. But, as always the case with internet phenomenons, they quickly flocked to the next trending topic. Amusing, again. But not fame-worthy. Not yet. press after winning her Oscar earlier this year: . If you have a dream, fight for it. If there’s a discipline for passion, and it’s not about how many times you get rejected or you fall down or you’re beaten up. It’s about how many times …

US loosens restrictions on Huawei products temporarily

San Francisco (CNN Business)To help American companies cope with the shock of banning Huawei equipment, the Trump administration temporarily eased up just a bit on its restrictions. “The Temporary General License grants operators time to make other arrangements and the Department space to determine the appropriate long term measures for Americans and foreign telecommunications providers that currently rely on Huawei equipment for critical services,” Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said in a statement. Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said Tuesday that the US temporary license didn’t “make much sense,” reiterating that the company was prepared for disruptions to its supply chain. “We shall not narrow-mindedly exclude US chips. We shall grow together. But when there is a supply shortage, we have …

United Blocks Cameras Installed In In-Flight Entertainment Months After Uproar

United Airlines has covered cameras installed on in-flight entertainment screens located on the back of some seats on United flights. BuzzFeed report revealed that cameras were installed on flights run by U.S. companies. “None of these cameras were ever activated, and we had no plans to use them in the future, however we took the additional step to cover the cameras,” the spokeswoman said. Reports of these in-flight cameras first went viral on the internet after a Twitter user spotted one in front of his seat on a Singapore Airlines flight. The airline responded to the passenger from their official Twitter account and claimed the cameras were disabled. BuzzFeed reported that both United Airlines and Hiller told HuffPost that the …

This ‘witty’ woman taunted the law on Facebook. The law won.

There are certain people who just suck at social media. The types who get into comment fights and then announce they’re “taking a break” or close and reopen their accounts multiple times a week. Then there are the those who taunt the police on Facebook. The esteemed Chloe Jones made it to the March 27th Greene County Pennsylvania Sheriff’s Office “Top Ten Most Wanted List” and failed to take the honor in stride. #2 Chloe Jones, Wanted For Failure To Appear For Plea Court. Underlying Charges, Simple Assault. Posted by Greene County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Instead, she taunted the authorities with a joke that was actually pretty funny, but probably did her more harm than good. ‌via …

Suicide attempts by poisoning rising among young people in US, study says

More than 1.6 million children and young adults aged 10 to 24 attempted suicide by poisoning between 2000 to 2018 The number of children and young adults who have attempted suicide by poisoning has increased in the United States over the past several years, according to a study from Nationwide childrens hospital in Ohio, published in the Journal of Pediatrics on Wednesday. There was a significant increase in the rate of attempts between 2011 and 2018 that was driven predominantly by girls and young women. A total of 71% of all cases reported in the study involved girls and women. While the studys data cannot point to a specific reason behind the increase in self-poisoning, the researchers note that social …

Top officer calls for social media boycott

Starting on Monday, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will hold two weeks of hearings focusing on internet companies’ responses to the problem, during which Mr Bailey – and executives from Facebook, Google, Apple, BT and Microsoft – will give evidence. Instagram ‘biggest for child grooming online’ Facebook and Twitter grilled over MP abuse Viral app Yolo raises abuse concerns Social media effect ‘tiny’ in teenagers Mr Bailey is the chief constable of Norfolk and also leads on child protection for policing body the National Police Chiefs’ Council. He told the Press Association that the government’s online harms White Paper could be a “game changer”, but only if it leads to effective punitive measures. Published last month, the White …

40 Perfectly Captured Animal Images Get Turned Into Hilarious Sculptures By Japanese Artist

Japanese artist Scroll down below to check them all out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments! #1 Do you know where the concept of memes originally came from? This popular form of communication actually has its roots in academia, and the term was coined by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins in his famous 1976 book, The Selfish Gene. His original idea of a meme was “a unit of cultural transmission or imitation,” with examples including the concept of God, nursery rhymes and jokes, catchphrases and fashion trends. According to The Conversation, the word “comes from the Greek “mimema”, meaning imitated, which Dawkins supposedly shortened to rhyme with gene; a nod to the similarities between the survival of …

A Brief Summary Of The James Charles YouTube Drama Betches

When it comes to pop culture, sometimes there’s just too much to keep up with. No matter how much you love celebrities and entertainment, everyone has certain blindspots. For example, I’ve watched over 600 episodes of Real Housewives, but I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve only seen like, five episodes of Friends. Nobody’s perfect. This weekend, it’s become clear that many people share the same blindspot: YouTube drama. The YouTube community is constantly full of drama and feuding, but the dynamics can be very complicated to understand. By far, the messiest corner of the internet is Beauty YouTube. The most popular creators are called “Beauty Gurus,” or BGs, because this is a whole thing. Basically, 80% of BGs have said/done/tweeted problematic things, and …

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund

SoftBank Group Corp., whose mobile subsidiary is boosting its stake in Yahoo Japan to 45% from 12%, said Thursday annual profit totaled 1.4 trillion yen ($12.8 billion). SoftBank Group, which has invested in British IoT company ARM, and U.S. wireless company Sprint, offers internet and solar electricity services, and developed Pepper, the talking companion robot. Trending in World Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

These fat old lesbians smoking weed are the only thing worth paying attention to on the Internet.

The internet is a truly wonderful place*. Aside from allowing us to order food and other perishable/non-perishable goods without speaking to anyone, it also allows us to connect with people we never thought possible. Like two old, fat lesbians who smoke weed all the time. Did you think you were going to find out about them today? Well, guess what: It’s happening. It’s happening RTFN. View this post on Instagram Sugar Babe A post shared by The Likes of Dykes (@420oldfatlesbians) on May 9, 2019 at 3:30am PDT Sue and Lee are retired and reside in a house with an inflatable hot tub in Maine. I did not know they existed before, but an interview in The Cut brought them …

UK drones map Chernobyl’s ‘Red Forest’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProf Tom Scott: “We want to understand the envelope of safety in the area” Chernobyl’s “Red Forest” – one of the most radioactive locations on Earth – has just been surveyed by UK scientists using a suite of drones. The robotic aircraft flew novel sensors that have given Ukrainian authorities more up-to-date information on the sites with the greatest contamination. The Red Forest is just 500m from the Chernobyl nuclear complex. It was hit by the immediate fallout from the 1986 explosion and fire in the plant’s number-4 reactor. Many of the forest’s trees died and turned orange. Some areas are still strictly out of bounds to humans. Image copyright NCNR/Uni of …

Ted Cruz’s Comments About “Space Pirates” Are… Interesting

Just like Earth’s seas, our Solar System is a perilous frontier. Instead of waves of water and cannonballs, there are waves of sizzling solar flares and rogue meteors. According to US Senator Ted Cruz, this also raises another big concern that nobody is talking about: space pirates. Speaking at a hearing of the Subcommittee on Aviation and Space on Tuesday, Cruz argued that a Space Force is necessary to ward off space pirates. After receiving a barrage of mocking tweets about his comments, Cruz doubled-down on his commitment to tackling space pirates and dismissed his haters as “snarky Leftists”. “Since the ancient Greeks first put to sea, nations have recognized the necessity of naval forces and maintaining a superior capability to protect …

Professor Uncovers Scam At Arizona University And Gets Laid Off, So He Reveals It To Students Via Email

In a mass email to his students, Goegan claimed the university had enforced fail quotes in order to justify and maintain their relationship with the Cengage MindTap program, a pay-to-use online textbook and homework website that was required for students to complete homework in some courses. A professor at Arizona State University recently alleged his institution was scamming its students through a fail quota scheme Image credits: Image credits: Some people were shocked by the allegations, while others shared their similar experiences Almost finished… To complete the subscription process, please click the link in the email we just sent you. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Russian Cosplayer Can Transform Herself Into Any Character (30 Pics)

Imagine if you had the ability to transform yourself into anyone. Who would you choose? With the ever-growing hype around cosplay, people are getting utterly creative with the tools they use: from budget-friendly household items to food. And while the results of those parody-style experiments can be hilarious, we definitely still appreciate the traditional cosplay classics created from make-up, wigs, and costumes. 21-year-old Russian singer, make-up artist and goddess of cosplay Jules Gudkova has a natural talent and killer skills of bringing characters of popular movies, TV shows, modern and childhood cartoons, and even toys to life with extreme accuracy. One day she’s an innocent princess, another – a whimsical animated character or a badass superhero. And although her uncanny …