Broken News Daily
"Sad Keanu" Meme in 3D
In June 2010, Keanu Reeves ate a sandwich by himself on a park bench. The paparazzi photo of a seemingly dejected Keanu Reeves that followed were hilarious, and the meme "Sad Keanu" was born. Now, three years later, you can order your own tiny "Sad Keanu" from 3D-printing website Shapeways.com! Still not convinced? An editor for The Atlantic spent some quality time with one, and the results are adorable!
SWAT Cop Takes Coolest Wedding Photos Ever
As a member of the SWAT team in Chongqin City, China, 29-year-old officer Hou Weilin is on call 24 hours a day, and when you’re keeping the peace you don’t really have time to go to a studio to take photos. So, instead he brought his bride to be, Li Jinyang, to work. And the result is far and away the least boring wedding photos I’ve ever seen.
Hotel Charges Man $127 For Three Bottled Waters
Edward Heaton had a business meeting at the five star Wellesley Hotel in Knightsbridge, London. It was hot they opted to sit outside on the cigar terrace of the Crystal Bar, and order three small bottles of San Pellegrino sparkling water. After the meeting concluded, and Mr. Heaton requested the bill, imagine his surprise, when the total came out to $127.
Walmart's Ice Cream Sandwiches Don't Melt
Christie Watson woke up one morning to discover that her kids had left an uneaten ice cream sandwich in the yard overnight in 80-degree weather. While most moms would expect to find two soggy cookies floating in a sad puddle of vanilla water, that’s not what Christine saw. She saw something even more terrifying than a mess to clean up. What Christine saw was a barely melted at all ice cream sandwich. So what caused the sandwich to live forever?
Diver Swims With Huge Jellyfish
Archaeologist Robert Lenfert was diving off the coast of Cornwall, England when suddenly he saw a giant Jellyfish, so he started filming. The giant Barrel Jellyfish, also known as a Dustbin Lid Jellyfish. Robert believes that the Jellyfish is the largest Barrel Jelly ever caught on film in English waters, and weighed about 45 pounds.
Iceberg Looks Exactly Like Batman
An iceberg in Newfoundland, Canada has been photographed and it looks exactly like Batman. The iceberg was photographed by Mike Parsons in the waters near his hometown of Little Bay Islands, Newfoundland. Mike posted the photo of the large iceberg to the Facebook group “Growing Up In Newfoundland,” and now the BatBerg is going viral. The resemblance is pretty uncanny. What do you think?
Mayflies Invade The Midwest
A massive swarm of insects wreaked havoc on the Mississippi river valley, and it wasn't pretty. The swarm of mating Mayflies was actually so thick that it was caught on weather radar, and caused a minor traffic accident. It all started when billions of Mayflies emerged from the Mississippi river to mate. The swarm stretched well over 100 miles -- from Red Wing, Minnesota to Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Swarms of mayflies appear to mate a few times every summer, but this was the first hatch of the year, and was so intense that the National Weather service picked it up on its radar, where it looked similar to a minor rainstorm. Got any crazy insect stories? Let us know by tweeting the hashtag MayflyMadness.
400 Million Rewards Points For Ancient Cup?
In April, Liu Yiqian, one of China’s richest men and most important art collectors, bought a rare Ming dynasty porcelain cup at auction from Sotheby’s in Hong Kong. The 500-year-old “Chicken cup” is one of only 17 in existence and fetched a record sum: $36 million dollars. Liu had to use his American Express Centurion Card, commonly known as a black card, to pay for the cup, and as a bonus he earned 422,860,000 rewards points. Man, what should Liu do with all of those points?
Giant 59-Foot Tall Rubber Duck Has Gone Missing
Have you seen this duck? The 59-foot tall duck is one of several, designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman The art installation had been on display for just 11 days on the Nanming river, in Guiyang City, China before torrential rains caused the river to swell and displace the one-ton sculpture from its moorings and wash down the river. And no one has seen the duck since. Now the search is on for the giant bath toy. While this particular duck has been on a world tour since 2007, this isn’t the first time or even the third time this duck has run into trouble in Asia. This truly is one UnluckyDucky.
Parking Signs Get A Major Redesign
Have you ever gotten a parking ticket because the sign was too confusing? Well, one designer has, and she’s started a one-woman crusade against confusing street signage. Her weapon? A deceptively simple sign of her own. Designer Nikki Sylianteng has created a new parking sign that takes a more visual method into whether you found a legitimate parking spot or not. You can also check out her work at the site ToParkOrNotToPark.com. So, do you think these signs would help clear up parking confusion? Let us know on Twitter using the hashtag SignDesign.