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These boring anti-terror bollards were secretly given a colourful makeover

In the last week, Melbourne, Australia, has had more than 100 newly installed concrete bollards pop up around the city’s walkways and roads. It’s to protect pedestrians from terrorist attacks in light of Nice and London, and also because of a car attack on the city’s Bourke Street where six people died in January. SEE ALSO: Watch your raw memories become mind-blowing abstract art Like anything with safety at the forefront, they’re pretty ugly, and predictably the city’s inhabitants haven’t been big fans of them. They’ve been described as “absolutely…

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Anyway, here’s this dude who can spin a basketball on a toothbrush on his face

Got a super random, but unique skill? It might be worth seeing if it’s worthy of a Guinness World Record. Like Sandeep Singh from Punjab, India, who somehow has managed to become very good at balancing a spinning basketball onto a toothbrush which is placed in his mouth. The 25-year-old now has the Guinness World Record for longest duration spinning a basketball on a toothbrush, after performing the act for 53 seconds in front of a crowd in his hometown. Singh starts by spinning the ball on his finger, then…

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Seth Meyers calls Trump’s Time cover the ‘definition of fake news’

President Trump, as you hopefully don’t know by now, keeps fake photoshopped Time covers of himself throughout his various properties. So it’s only natural that Seth Meyers called out the “Fake News!” president for not only producing but distributing fake news throughout his ramshackle empire. Watch and feel a small sense of limited comedic justice. Read more… More about Watercooler, Seth Meyers, President Trump, Fake News, and Culture Mashable – Read Full Article

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Watch Elizabeth Warren save Samantha Bee from falling into an abyss of despair

Senator Elizabeth Warren may #persist, but the rest of us are ready to give up ASAP, thanks. Still, the senator did her best to keep Samantha Bee sane on Full Frontal. And with a little coaching, together they walked away from the “ledge of the death of democracy.” Watch and experience a passing pang of hope. Read more… More about Watercooler, Elizabeth Warren, Samantha Bee, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, and Culture Mashable – Read Full Article

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Lost dogs finally reunite with family because they smelled sausage

Miniature schnauzers Charlie and Theo were lost for four days in Cumbria, England until the smell of sizzling sausages brought them back, Caters reports. Image: Jim Davis/Caters News Liz and Graham Hampson were distressed when their fuzzy furbabies went missing on June 16, so they went all out to get their pups back. SEE ALSO: Friendly island doggo followed a street view mapper and photobombed all his shots The couple’s rescue campaign involved friends, family, mountain rescue teams, and even two drones. Overall, more than 120 people helped in the…

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Dude tries showing off a fish he caught and fails miserably

If you’re going to brag, maybe do it a little farther away from the water.  A fisherman showing off a huge carp he just caught in Brno, Czech Republic was quickly embarrassed after the large fish slipped away, right back into the water nearby.  Better luck next time, bro.  Read more… More about Funny, Viral Videos, Fish, Culture, and Animals Mashable – Read Full Article

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Rob Lowe says he had an encounter with Bigfoot and we don’t believe him

The trailer for Rob Lowe’s new reality TV series, The Lowe Files, finally dropped, and it’s exactly the quality you can expect from an A&E docuseries about searching for paranormal activity.  Lowe is joined by sons Matthew and John Owen, and the three explore the country in search of things that go bump in the night, such as a haunted reformatory, an underwater alien base off the coast of Malibu, and of course, Bigfoot. SEE ALSO: Rob Lowe ad pisses off viewers with shy bladders In an interview with EW,…

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Kid immediately regrets trying to cut his own hair

“I’m going to cut my own hair.” Anyone who has ever muttered those words and followed through with cutting their own hair has a pretty good chance of regretting it.  This little man went in pretty confidently on his own haircut, likely because he gives his dad a simple cut every week to keep things sharp. Unfortunately, cutting your own hair in a mirror is way harder than cutting someone else’s hair.  After just a few moments, the kid digs in a little too hard with the clippers, leaving a…

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Lin Manuel-Miranda’s new charity challenge has inspired celebrities to sing some ‘Hamilton’ hits

A new challenge from Lin Manuel-Miranda was meant to inspire Hamilton covers from the people of the world. And a lot of celebrities wanted to jump on the bandwagon.  SEE ALSO: Riz Ahmed, K’naan and more star in a new music video from ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’ On Monday, Miranda launched a Prizeo charity challenge encouraging fans to raise money for The Immigrants: We Get the Job Done Coalition. The coalition, launched this year, provides, “services to immigrants, refugees, and asylees, including legal representation, advocacy, and awareness campaigns,” according to the…

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Watch with glee as Piers Morgan gets absolutely owned by co-host Susanna Reid

Women around the world find Piers Morgan deeply annoying, which means it’s always nice to see one of them say it to his face. And so we extend our thanks to Good Morning Britain host Susanna Reid. SEE ALSO: Amber Rose and Piers Morgan go toe-to-toe about feminism and NSFW photos On Wednesday morning’s show, Morgan monologued about how annoyed he feels when friends “bang on about politics” on social media. “Can’t you just post a picture of your kid having an ice cream or doing a cartwheel?” he asked….

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