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  • Taylor Swift has invited more than a few of her famous friends on stage with her during the L.A. leg of her 1989 tour.

    Guests have included Kobe Bryant, Chris Rock, Uzo Aduba, Mary J. Blige and John Legend, to name a few.  But T-Swift may have saved the best for last.

    On the final night of her tour, she introduced a performer known as Phoebe Buffay, whose previous experience was mainly singing in coffeehouses. Shortly after, Lisa Kudrow walked onto the stage and joined Swift in a rendition of “Smelly Cat.”

    That’s right: The duo performed the iconic song that Kudrow’s character, Phoebe, made famous on “Friends.”

    Kudrow wasn’t the only special guest that night — Swift also welcomed Justin Timberlake and Selena Gomez to the stage. What a way to end a sold-out five-night run at Staples Center!

    Taylor Swift, making our dreams come true since 1989.

    Read More »from WATCH: Taylor Swift and Lisa Kudrow belt out 'Smelly Cat'
  • Some may say that three days of prep work, a full day of filming and 137 attempts to get a trick-shot dunk right is a little excessive, but that’s certainly not the case for YouTuber Ryan Higa and his squad.

    Higa and his friends created a 90-second Rube Goldberg trick shot, and based on the video Higa posted on YouTube, it’s pretty impressive.

    The trick shot involves ramps, ninjas, baskets handed from ceiling fans, an air mattress belly flop and much more. But in the end, they just miss dunking the ball.

    The video is going viral and has over 2.3 million views after less than a week online.

    All right everyone, try to top that!

    Read More »from YouTuber attempts the ultimate Rube Goldberg trick-shot dunk

  • For those of us who can’t travel to the U.K. to visit provocative artist Banksy’s pop-up bemusement park, Dismaland, there is now a trailer, and the park is just as dark and twisted as you would expect.

    The trailer follows classic Disneyland ads, portraying a typical-looking family, as the eerie voice says: “Is there something missing in your life? Do you need to get out more? Then stop what you’re doing, and come to the happiest place on Earth. This is a theme park like no other. Dismaland — a place where all your dreams come true. So, what are you waiting for?”

    As you can imagine, any trip to a place called Dismaland doesn’t end well. The video follows the family visiting the bemusement park and going around to all the dark and twisted attractions. The kids love it, but the parents leave the park weeping.

    The video ends on an even more startling twist, with an implied car crash for the family.

    The Dismaland website describes the park as a “festival of amusements and entry-level

    Read More »from Gloomy trailer for Banksy’s Dismaland released
  • All right, everyone, get ready to swipe right.

    One perpetually single wombat named Patrick is officially on the market for a mate, and like everyone else who is still single, you can now find him on Tinder.

    Patrick, or Paddy, as his friends call him, is the oldest wombat living in captivity, and for his 30th birthday, his trainers at Ballarat Wildlife Park signed him up for the dating app.
    “He’s on Tinder and hoping to attract a similar female,” park owner Julia Leonard told the Sydney Morning Herald.

    “He’s after someone who enjoys late night, especially dusk and dawn, can dig a good hole and enjoys feeding him carrots,” she added.

    His trainers also bought him a wheelbarrow for his birthday, so if he does find someone, he can ride up in style.

    While Patrick hasn’t found Mrs. Right just yet, the bachelor is far from lonely — he has over 33,000 Facebook fans.

    Best of luck on Tinder, Patrick. It’s a zoo out there!

    Read More »from Patrick the wombat gets Tinder account for his 30th birthday
  • What do you do when a group of kangaroos just stops and stares at you? You keep on moving.

    Cyclist Ben Vezina was in Hawkstowe Park in Victoria, Australia, when all of a sudden a group of kangaroos all stopped what they were doing and stood motionless while he cycled through.

    He called it an unnerving experience — and a kangaroo apocalypse.

    Vezina captured the incident and posted the video to YouTube.

    We uploaded this cool video by Vezina, who is safe and unharmed. “Kangaroos are nice animals who don’t gather like hordes and attack people, they coexist with people and never attack them. This video is proof,” he wrote in the YouTube description.

    Only in Australia!

    Read More »from Australian cyclist spooked by eerie kangaroo apocalypse


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