• Elderly woman hilariously defends young woman 'slut shamed' on London transit

    “She can wear or not wear whatever the f*** she likes."

    These days, it’s not uncommon for women to experience ‘slut shaming’ in public venues, and rarely do witnesses jump in to defend the victim.

    So when a middle-aged man reportedly criticized a young woman’s choice of clothing while riding the Tube in London, England, an elderly woman surprisingly came to the rescue and instantly became an Internet hero.

    Scott Sparrow shared is account of the incident on Facebook, and his tale has received more than 5,000 shares.

    As the story goes, Sparrow was on the Tube (London’s underground transit system) on Monday evening, traveling between Oxford Circus and Chancery Lane when he witnessed the exchange unfold.

    “To my right is sat a lady [sic], 25-30, wearing a revealing dress. To my left is an old lady, almost dead is how old she is,” Sparrow wrote.

    “Standing in front of us is a man, 50s, suit and tie, eyeing revealing dress.”

    The man reportedly leans over to the lady in the dress and says, “have some self respect when you dress yourself.”

    The young

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  • This social experiment yielded surprising results. (Photo: YouTube)This social experiment yielded surprising results. (Photo: YouTube)

    Summer may be winding down, but it’s still sweltering hot in cities across North America, and the inside of a parked car may just be the hottest place one can be.  

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in warm weather, the temperature inside a vehicle can rise to life-threatening levels in just 10 minutes.

    With stories of unattended children and animals left in hot cars making daily headlines, YouTube prank channel TwinzTV uploaded their latest social experiment, placing a baby and then a dog in a parked car.  

    The video captures the public’s reaction to both, with surprising results.

    While the baby was left to cry inside the car, the whimpering dog received more attention, with one passerby even attempting to smash open the window with his skateboard. A second passerby successfully breaks the window, after exclaiming “the dog’s still in the car?”

    The result: In one hour, only one person stopped to help the baby, while three people within 20 minutes

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  • Dashcam captures driver's near miss with semi truck going the wrong way on Highway 91

    “I guess it was a near miss. It didn’t seem like it at the time.”

    It was a very close call for one driver when a semi-trailer truck went up the off ramp, going the wrong way onto the highway.

    But thanks to his quick action he was able to avoid any serious injuries.

    As reported on Global News, Carl Frey was heading northbound on the Highway 91 off ramp near the Alex Fraser Bridge in Delta, Mississippi, when the truck began driving toward him in the wrong direction. Frey captured the scary incident on video using his dashcam. 

    “I guess it was a near miss,” Frey told Global News. “It didn’t seem like it at the time.”

    In the video, the truck is seen coming towards Frey and another car in front of him.

    The first car manages to swerve pass the truck before it comes barreling straight towards Frey.

    “I saw it farther ahead and I thought it was not on the street I was on,” Frey told Global News. “I thought it was going somewhere else until I came around corner and I realized, hey, we’re heading opposite directions on the same street.”

    Fortunately, he is able

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  • (Photo: Thinkstock)(Photo: Thinkstock)

    I can’t believe it’s not good for you!

    A study funded by the butter industry appears to have backfired when it concluded that…wait for it…butter isn’t good for you.

    The Danish Dairy Research Foundation funded the study, which was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. It found that “moderate intake of butter resulted in increases in total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol compared with the effects of olive oil intake and a habitual diet (run-in period).” It also showed that butter raised blood cholesterol levels more than an alternative lipid, like olive oil.

    It concluded that people with high cholesterol levels should keep their butter consumption to a minimum, but moderate consumption was okay for people with regular cholesterol levels.

    It’s rare, but not unheard of for research funded by sponsors to result in unsavory conclusions. Last year, research paid for by the American Pistachio Growers found that eating pistachios is actually associated with poorer

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  • At one point or another, we’ve all sat around at work and dreamed about the day we’d get to give our two-week notice of resignation in the funniest, most creative, stick-it-to-your boss kind of way possible.

    While this 24-year-old now former employee of Starbucks didn’t exactly call in a marching band to give his boss the news, he did a fine job sealing the deal with a condolence card.

    “I can’t even begin to understand the depth of your loss”, the card reads. What a brilliant way to go out on top and playfully remind your manager how important you were to the team while also acknowledging that you can’t possibly understand how life will go on without you.

    While for the most part playing coy like this with anyone in a leadership role at work is not a good idea, this ex-barista was armed with the safety net of already having a second job on the side and also knowing that his boss could take a joke - two things you should keep in mind before you pull the same stunt.

    May this young

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  • We’ve all been there. 

    A drunk text to an ex, photos posted to Facebook, blurry and fuzzy with only a hint of memory. Whether it’s an impulsive and uninhibited phone call or an embarrassing video on your Instagram feed, it’s safe to say that alcohol and technology don’t mix.

    Student Patrick Davidson took to his email after a night of drinking, sending his professor, Mr. Martin, a note filled with drunken slang, an apology for Martin’s less-than-luscious head of hair, and a request for an extension on an assignment.

    Patrick Davidson's email to his professor. (Photo: Imgur)Patrick Davidson's email to his professor. (Photo: Imgur)

    The email was uploaded to Reddit, and Martin’s response has also gone viral.

    We love the I'll have what he's having response. (Photo: Imgur)We love the I'll have what he's having response. (Photo: Imgur)

    A few Redditors added to the popular thread with their own stories of tipsy texts and emails, most of which did not have quite the same response.

    [–]DMann420 posted: “I sent my university a really angry and partially drunk message about cancelling my University program 1 week after accepting me into it. Instead of likes and shares.. I got an Academic Warning.”

    CuriousKumquat added:

    “I once

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  • Settling in for a cozy night with Netflix can result in some creepy consequences, as one Toronto woman recently learned.

    Chelsea Clark was in bed watching movies with her boyfriend last month on a laptop they used primarily for the streaming website. When she logged into her Facebook account after work the next day, there was a message from someone she didn’t know, which made her immediately uncomfortable, since her settings only allowed friends to message her. 

    The person contacting her was named Mahmoud Abdo and his message read: “Realy,cute couple [sic]” along with snapshot of Clark and her boyfriend in bed.

    The account, which listed the user’s location in Cairo, Egypt, appeared to be fake. It has since been deleted.

    Clark immediately went to the police, who seized her boyfriend’s computer for analysis and continue to investigate.

    One cyber security expert believes the hacker was someone who knew the couple, though hacking a webcam is relatively easy.

    “If you have access to the

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  • FOX anchor sick of the Kardashians, storms off during live broadcast

    “I don’t care! I’m sick of this family! I can’t take it anymore!”

    Florida news anchor John Brown had a bit of a moment on Fox 35’s Good Day Orlando when he walked off set during a live segment.

    Last week, Brown and his co-anchor, Amy Kaufeldt, were heading into another gossip segment about Kylie Jenner and her decision to name her new pet rabbit “Bruce.”

    But Brown just couldn’t stomach any more news about the Kardashian family.

    “I don’t care! I’m sick of this family! I can’t take it anymore! It’s a non-story.”  

    Brown declared he was having a good day and refused to talk about the Kardashians. He then throws his hands up in the air and leaves his co-host on the sofa while continuing to rant off camera.

    Thankfully, another employee stepped in to take his place beside Kaufeldt.

    The segment’s guest, Jenny Castillo from local radio station Rumba 100.3, couldn’t hold back her laughs as she found the whole thing to be hilarious. She even admitted that she agrees with Brown.

    At one point, she tried to steer the conversation away from the Kardashians

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  • Lowe’s driver pulled from delivery after customer requests white delivery man

    "I thought that Lowe’s would take up for me."

    Marcus Bradley has been working as a delivery driver for 11 years at home improvement chain Lowe’s in Danville, Virginia. 

    Last Monday, Bradley was on his way to make a delivery when he received a call from his manager saying that he needed to turn ahead and come back. 

    The reason behind the odd request was the colour of his skin. 

    “I got a phone call on the phone telling me to bring the delivery back. Saying that I couldn’t do the delivery,” Bradley told WTVR. “I asked him why I couldn’t do it and he said because you’re black and they don’t want you at the house.”

    According to ABC 13, the customer requested that Bradley be replaced with a white delivery driver. Once he was replaced, the delivery was sent out again. 

    What shocked Bradley the most about the incident was the way the store manager handled the situation. He didn’t expect his employer to support the customer’s side. 

    “I mean, I thought that Lowe’s would take up for me,” said Bradley. 

    ABC 13 caught up with the woman who

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