The Funniest Hats of the Democratic National Convention
These guys might be on to something. It turns out if you put your support for Barack Obama on a ridiculous hat on your head, you still have your hands free for clapping. Because you’re going to need them for speeches and also dancing awkwardly. This lady isn’t the only one doing it — silly hats are all the rage at the DNC this year. Here are some of the best we found.
Baskin-Robbins Now Offering Ice Cream Nachos
You can call them by their proper name, “Waffle Chip Dippers,” all you want. Those, friends, are ice cream nachos. Baskin-Robbins is selling them at select locations for $2.99, which is significantly less than the cost of nachos that aren’t made out of ice cream, last we checked.
Olympian Aly Raisman Turns Down Marriage Proposal, Keeps the Ring (Pop)
If you’re planning to win the hand of an Olympic gymnast who doesn’t even know you, it’s going to take a little bit more than some candy, we just learned. A fan got down on one knee (good start) and pulled out a Ring Pop (aaaand there it goes) before asking Aly Raisman if she would marry him. Mighty presumptuous of this guy, although, to be fair, she did take the candy.
Photos Confirm That Tom Hanks Is Still Awesome
We’ve all been pretty certain for quite some time that Tom Hanks is awesome. We can now, beyond a shadow of a doubt, assert that claim.
Jerry Nelson, the Man Behind the ‘Sesame Street’ Count, Has Passed
It’s a sad day for lovers of ‘Sesame Street’ everywhere — Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer who gave Count von Count his voice passed away Thursday of unspecified causes at the age of 78.
Michelle Obama’s Health Kick Hits Home — Bo Is On a Diet
When the First Lady says she’s serious about healthy food, the First Lady means she is serious about healthy food. Even the First Dog, Bo, is not beyond reproach, and, after packing on a few pounds, is now on a diet. Yes, the dog is on a diet.
Oxford Online Adds Ridic New Words to Dictionary
Thank the merciful heavens! Now we can say “micropig” as much as we want without having to endure the crushing shame of using a word that isn’t a legitimate word. Micropig is just one of dozens of terms that became official as part of ODO’s most recent quarterly update of new words and definitions, which includes “soul patch,” “hosepipe ban” and “vajazzle.” Finally! Our Thursday night dinner conve
Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney In the Smartphone Showdown Game of the Year
It’s not everyday that you get to see Mitt Romney smacked in the face with a hot dog or President Obama trounced with a balloon sword… Until now. Thanks to a new, free phone game called Vote!!!, you can see it every day. It might seem like they’ve lost sight of the point of democratic elections by making the two presidential candidates go toe-to-toe, but the folks at Epic Games could actually be o
Air France Asks Passengers if They Could, Like, Borrow Some Money for Gas
Seriously, if we were on a road trip with Air France, we’d be pretty miffed — these pretzels are dry, and you said you’d cover the gas! Recently, passengers found themselves being asked by the airline if they had any money to spare, because they were looking a little cash poor and needed fuel to get out of Syria, where there is currently a civil war, and into Beirut, where they were supposed to la