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Family finds a live scorpion inside their bananas

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Cross bananas off the list of things we can still enjoy.

Canadian weatherman Nathan Coleman showed off a scorpion inside a bag of Delmonico bananas that his wife purchased from a Costco store in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

“We noticed something moving in the bananas, and it appears to be a scorpion,” Coleman said in a video featured on The Weather Network. “So, this could be dangerous. There’s a scorpion in the bag of bananas. I’m going to give them a call to let them know there’s a scorpion in…

Hell yeah: This Backstreet Boys song contains a real, true fart noise

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Producer Max Martin is no doubt responsible for some of your favorite pop songs, including Britney Spears’ “Oops! …I Did It Again” and most of Taylor Swift’s 1989. Apparently, he’s also responsible for turning a Backstreet Boy’s fart into a nice bass sound.

Per a new interview from Billboard, Howie Dorough was putting so much heart and soul into recording Black and Blue single “The Call” that he let out a fart. Conveniently, the fart was “not only on the beat, but in key,” according to…

‘Call of Duty’ figures out how to make loot boxes even more awful

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Apparently the next Call of Duty game will let players watch other players open loot boxes. It’s a Feature™ built into the game. Watching other people unbox loot.

Disney Channel features interracial lesbian couple and other networks should catch up already

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The Disney Channel continued to show its commitment to diversity and inclusivity last week with an episode of Doc McStuffins titled “The Emergency Plan,” which also featured an interracial lesbian couple as parents.

Voiced by Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi (two IRL lesbians), the most important aspect of the representation was the fact that the show didn’t really call any attention to the same-sex couple at all. Instead, the show taught kids how to prepare for an earthquake, while also…

IKEA now sells solar panel battery storage — and you don’t have to build it yourself

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The word IKEA usually brings to mind memories of endless, sweaty afternoons spent decrypting their assembly instructions to build that BILLY bookcase.

Tesla’s Model Y will be based on Model 3 and will come sooner than we thought

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has changed his mind about the company’s upcoming Model Y electric crossover.

During Tesla’s earnings call Wednesday, Musk said that the Model Y will be “using substantial carryover from Model 3, in order to bring it to market faster.”

Fearless coworker picks up snake hiding in office desk

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Sometimes at work, you might encounter a snake.

No, not a deceitful coworker. An actual reptile, like the one found in a cameraman’s edit suite at the offices of TV station 9 News Darwin in Australia.

A video of its removal was tweeted by the bureau’s news director Kate Limon on Monday. A woman attempts to take control of it, and place it in a shopping bag held by a man — although without much luck.

“Geez…

Snake owner calls 911: ‘I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face’

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A snake owner placed a harrowing call to emergency services when her recent rescue wrapped itself around her neck and began biting her face.

Don’t even think about bringing your selfie stick to these tourist destinations

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Selfie stick mania may have died down a bit since it first began a few years ago, but many tourist spots still aren’t into your sticks. In fact, they are outright banned in many Insta-worthy locations.

Just look at Milan, Italy. After the entire city recently decided to ban selfie sticks, we went searching for tourist hotspots that still restrict the photo-capturing contraptions.

Some places cite safety and security concerns, others call the…

Turns out, the alt-right really loves Scaramucci and his potty mouth

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One day, when we’re all very old and President Trump is long gone, our grandchildren will ask us where we were when we first learned that the White House communications director accused one of the president’s top advisors of trying to suck his own cock.