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Why? Watch This Guy Bong Rip The World’s Hottest Pepper

Meet Ted Barrus. He's a budtender at Dean Greenz in Portland, and kind of a masochist, it seems. His YouTube stunts include reviewing absurd fast food items, talking to himself in cars, and rubbing hot peppers into his eyes. For this installment of...

Seriously? More People Tweet About Coffee Than Food

Take a seat, food. When it comes to the top tweeted consumables, beverages take the gold and silver medals. More specifically, coffee and beer. The results are somewhat accidental, stemming from a year-long survey conducted by the University of Utah to test...

For The Win: Bob Dylan Might Be Ignoring the Nobel Prize Committee

Though everyone reacted with very strong opinions regarding Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize in Literature win, one person, seemingly, did not respond at all: Bob Dylan. Here’s how it usually goes down: Winners are invited to attend the Nobel Prize Awards...

UK Concedes: Cannabis Is Most Certainly Medicine

It's one of those headlines that doesn't scream out at you and demand attention. And yet the announcement last week from the British government's health regulator that a compound in cannabis is medicine will have a ripple effect sure to...

TFT Interview: Jena Friedman Talks ‘American Cunt,’ ‘Undecided: The Movie’

Jena Friedman doesn’t intend to offend you, but she can’t help it if you are. The stand-up comic and former Late Show with David Letterman writer has made a career out of probing the uncomfortable and the confrontational. For example,...

Why ‘Bloody Burgers’ And Other Faux Meats Are On The Rise

Alternative meats aren’t just for vegans and vegetarians anymore. If you’re an omnivore who enjoys veggie burgers, you can probably tell the difference between Morning Star and cattle beef. Even within meatless communities, alternatives that taste strongly like meat...

Check It: Danny Elfman Composed Horror Movie Score Called ‘TRUMP STALKS HILLARY’

Did you notice anything strange happening during Sunday night’s debate? No, not Kenneth Bone, or the memes about Trump-Hillary duets, or any substantive policy issues discussed. Did you recognize how Trump was kind of lurking behind Hillary Clinton, his...

Bob Dylan Won The Nobel Prize In Literature And Everyone Has An Opinion About It

This sentence will either infuriate or inspire you: Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. He joins a laureate ranks that includes Ernest Hemingway, Toni Morrison, Gabriel García Márquez, Kenzaburō Ōe, Samuel Becket and many...

Gorilla Escapes From London Zoo, Is Recaptured Before Becoming Meme

Chaos rumbled through the London Zoo this afternoon when a gorilla escaped from his enclosure. The gorilla has since been tranquillized and captured, according to London Police. The BBC reports the animal escaped sometime around 5:10 pm local time, when zoo...

Star Wars’ ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Needs To Be Seen To Be Believed

The force is strong with this trailer. Disney delivered a surprise present for Star Wars fans Thursday with the release of the second trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Though the first trailer debuted in August, fans...

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