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Twitter’s CFO had a pretty brutal DM fail



Twitter‘s chief financial officer Anthony Noto accidentally sent out a public tweet on Monday night that hinted at a possible upcoming acquisition.

Apparently, he meant to send the message through Twitter’s direct messaging feature. He quickly deleted the tweet after it was sent, but not before many grabbed screenshots

Looks like Twitter’s CFO just had the first-ever M&A DM failpic.twitter.com/AuLxVOBJED

— Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) November 24,…

Obama literally runs back into the White House because he forgot his BlackBerry



President Barack Obama left the White House on Friday morning, bound for Las Vegas, and nearly left behind the thing he cares about most — Kevin!

No, the president nearly forgot his BlackBerry.

The president boarded Marine One on the South Lawn around 10:30 a.m. when he suddenly realized he’d forgotten his super-secure, NSA-developed smartphone.

“I forgot something,” Obama told White House reporters who had gathered to see him off. He bounded back inside the White House as a handful of…

The final scene in ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ will crush you



Were you emotionally strong enough to handle what strongman Dell Toledo did at the end of “Test of Strength,” the seventh episode of American Horror Story: Freak Show?

Avert your eyes now if you haven’t finished the episode: After failing to kill the bigger and apparently stronger Amazon Eve, Dell fatally crushed Ma Petite, the smallest woman in the world onscreen and offscreen, by giving her a powerful bear hug

How a (TV) superhero inspired a (TV) angel’s latest charitable move



LOS ANGELES — Supernatural‘s Misha Collins is no a stranger to charitable acts

His annual worldwide scavenger hunts have attracted increasing amounts of attention every year and his organization, Random Acts, frequently has a presence at the show’s fan conventions across the country. But he actually owes credit for his latest do-good venture to fellow CW star and TV super hero, Stephen Amell

In September,…

Victoria’s Secret quietly changed its ‘Perfect Body’ slogan after backlash



Victoria’s Secret quietly changed its “Perfect Body” slogan on Thursday, following backlash stemming from a Change.org petition

The store’s original ad displayed the words “Perfect Body” superimposed on an image of 10 women of similar appearance — all were tall and thin, and most were white — wearing the store’s newest line of lingerie.


Image: Huffington Post

The Change.org petition, which had garnered almost 30,000…

Robert Downey Jr. Reportedly Joining ‘Civil War’ Kickoff ‘Captain America 3′



Robert Downey Jr. will suit up for Captain America 3, which will kick off Marvel’s “Civil War” storyline, according to a report published Monday evening.

Downey is in final negotiations to play Tony Stark in the film, which is set to open in Marvel’s traditional first-week-of-May slot in 2016, according to Variety

SEE ALSO: Baby Groot — Officially Licensed! — Will Dance Under Your Christmas Tree

Marvel teased its move with a tweet Monday afternoon that many believed was a signal that the…

Kid President and Grover Give the Pep Talk You Need to Hear



LOS ANGELES — At YouTube’s studios, a 10-year-old boy in a suit runs around with a fuzzy tail tucked under his jacket as a monster preps on a nearby soundstage

Kid President and Grover first meet in a hallway before the pair embark on a full day of filming. Any duo — be it human or Muppet — need to acquaint themselves before going in front of the camera. And while adults might exchange hollow chatter, Grover and Kid President dive into a serious topic: neckties


Brad Montague and Kid…

First ‘Tomorrowland’ Trailer Will Make You Leap Out of Your Seat



No. Way.

Aside from the fact it stars George Clooney and Britt Robertson, Tomorrowland has until now been nothing but a big, frustrating secret. With the first teaser trailer, released Thursday at New York Comic-Con, the secret isn’t just out — it’ll make you jump.

SEE ALSO: ‘Tomorrowland’ Meets ‘Lost’ in Disney Mystery Box

Directed by Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) and written by Bird, Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) and Jeff Jensen, Tomorrowland has…

13 Painfully Embarrassing Mistakes Made at Work



It’s one thing to jam the copier your second day on the job. But falling asleep at your desk? That’s just unforgivable.

At work, when every potential mistake could mean an unwanted 9:00 a.m. meeting with human resources, it can be tough to laugh off your slip-ups

Secret-sharing app Whisper tapped into its userbase to share the kind of embarrassing work mistakes that would keep us red in the face for months after the fact


Live Updates: Secret Service Director Gets Grilled by Congress



First came the Salahis. Then there were the Cartagena prostitutes. Now a White House intruder managed to run in the front door, carrying a serrated knife, before he was tackled by scrambling Secret Service agents.

After a few high-profile mishaps, members of Congress want to know what, exactly, is going on at the Secret Service.

Now, its director, Julia Pierson, who also happens to be the first woman to hold that post, heads to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Tuesday…