Young Boy Tragically Dies After School Employee Fed Him A Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Thomas and Dina Silvera of New York City are mourning the death of their three-year-old son after a daycare employee reportedly fed him a grilled cheese sandwich. Elijah Silvera had a severe dairy allergy, which his parents say Seventh Avenue Center for Family Services in Manhattan knew about.

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is investigating the situation and has closed the school for, “failing to follow its written safety plan and failing to adequately supervise a child.”

In a statement to PEOPLE, the department said:

There is nothing more important than the safety of our children and we are deeply saddened by this tragedy. We will get to the bottom of what happened here.

The school reportedly called the boy’s parents rather than 911, delaying emergency care.

H/T: People

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Math Students Just Proved How Jack Didn't Have To Die In 'Titanic'

For years, we’ve all suspected that there was enough room for Jack on that door had Rose simply scooted over and helped him up. In fact, we were so sure of it that the Mythbusters tested the theory out themselves. 

But you didn’t have to have your own TV show to show that with minimal effort on Rose’s part, Jack could’ve made it.

And now, Abigail Wicks, Christy Zhang, and Julia Damato from Westminster, England have proven mathematically that Jack could’ve been spared from his impromptu burial at sea.

In an interview with The Advertiser, the 10th graders explained that they could’ve both made it had they climbed onto the door together and stuck their life jackets underneath.  15-year-old Abigail explained:

The group won the National Maths Talent Quest with their airtight submission. It’s no surprise considering that the movie came out two decades ago and people are still arguing that there was a chance Jack could’ve been saved.

In Rose’s defense, you’re probably not going to be all that analytical when you’re soaked and half-dead to begin with. 

What do you think? Was Rose unnecessarily vilified over the years or was Jack robbed of his Happily Ever After?

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Khal Drogo And Tormund Met In Real Life And Fans Can't Get Enough

Jason Momoa was in London over the weekend, according toBuzzFeed, promoting his new film. But just because you have to work, doesn’t mean there isn’t time for play. You know who else was in the area? Most of the cast of Game of Thrones, and when Khal Drogo is in town, the group gets together.

Momoa posted a delightful recap of his time visiting old friends that gets hilariously darker and blurrier as the party seems to go on. He’s also wearing a crazy hat for some reason:

But here’s the big news: we finally get to see Khal Drogo and Tormund together, at long last! And Jon Snow snuck in there. This is like a reunion that is entirely based on fan fiction, and it’s perfect.

Momoa also reunited with his Khaleesi, Emilia Clarke, and introduced her to another superhero, Gal Gadot. What if Wonder Woman just showed up in Westeros? That would be a rad crossover.

But this is adorable enough on its own:

It’s wonderful when fans get to see TV and movie stars they love looking like they love each other. Now, if only we could figure out what pub they’re at tonight…

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We're Getting A Glimpse Of What Baby Porgs May Look Like In The New 'Star Wars' Film–And Yiiikes

When the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer hit the Internet, people got pretty excited over Porgs. The latest addition to the fauna of the Star Wars galaxy, you may think very differently of them after seeing what a baby Porg looks like. 

During an appearance on The Star Wars Show, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy suggested that we’d be seeing their infant form very soon. And thanks to a Japanese toy site, we now know that baby Porgs are absolutely hideous…

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Woman Says That Taco Bell Is 'Racist' Because They Don't Have French Fries

Being drunk and ordering fast food is a time honored tradition, but there are some rules. Don’t puke and don’t give the cashier a hard time. Fortunately, this possibly wasted girl in a Taco Bell managed not to vomit, but unfortunately she made a few Taco Bell employees pretty miserable.

In this two minute clip posted to YouTube, a woman approaches the counter and attempts to order a “medium fries from the dollar menu.” She is absolutely sure she is in a Burger King. The cashier explains that they have tacos or burritos, because this is a Taco Bell. The employee sounds a little sarcastic, but just barely considering the situation.

Then the customer turns to address the other patrons as though they’re gonna back her up, saying, “This is racism at its f—king finest.”

Someone off camera says, “It’s not, girl.” Thank goodness.

But she insists, “No, it is.”

At this point the cashier tries to help her read the menu, which she seems to be struggling with, but the woman decides to leave. Though she doesn’t seem to know exactly what’s going on, she at least knows she’s embarrassing herself.

Oddly enough, some Taco Bells are serving nacho fries, which are potato fries with a cheese dipping sauce. But it doesn’t seem like that’s what this woman is referencing, much to everyone’s amusement.

Being too confused to know what you’re eating is one thing, but don’t politicize Taco Bell. You’re ruining everyone else’s buzz.

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Deceased Hollywood Star's Sexual Harrassment Allegations From 1945 Re-Emerge Online

The fallout from Harvey Weinstein’s innumerable sexual assault allegations has led to a powerful cultural movement. Women in every industry are drawing attention to their histories of sexual harassment and finally being given a microphone to call out instances of predatory behavior by powerful men.

While we’re finally beginning to recognize the deeply pervasive nature of this type of abuse, especially in Hollywood, it’s important to realize that it has always been present. Though we’ve at last begun to call it out, women have been sexually mistreated by their professional superiors for as long as they’ve been a part of the workforce.

Recently, this unearthed allegation from 1945 by actress Maureen O’Hara has gone viral:

Sadly, her words still resonate today…

In 2014, before her death, O’Hara spoke to The Daily Telegraph about how refusing to give in to advances from studio heads harmed her career:

O’Hara is best remembered for her roles in How Green Was My Valley (1941), Miracle on 34th Street (1947), and The Quiet Man (1952). In the last of those roles, opposite John Wayne, many thought she should have been nominated for an Academy Award, but she believes director John Ford, who was obsessed with her in an unhealthy fashion (even going so far as to break into her home and go through her belongings), waged a behind-closed-doors war to deny her a nomination.

Twitter stood in solidarity with O’Hara…

E.B. is torn:

Some on Twitter shared stories from their own relatives…

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Sia Releases Nude Pic Of Herself Before Someone Can Sell It

Celeb nude photo leaks are an unfortunate casualty of our entertainer-worship. There’s a huge market for these candid, private photos of actors, actresses, musicians, and public figures, like “The Fappening” back in 2014, when a huge hack resulted in tons of celebrities having naked pictures of themselvesleaked online.

The “skin trade” of entertainers probably won’t be curbed any time soon, but there are some people battling against it. Some are attempting to classify stolen nude photos as a sex crime, while others are using a different kind of approach.

Like Sia, who, when she discovered that someone was attempting to sell nude photos of herself to her fans, decided to tweet the picture instead.

The pop star mega-genius who writes for the likes of, well, pretty much everyone, posted a watermarked image of her naked bottom on her Twitter account with the following message:

Obviously, everyone on Twitter was a fan of the tactic for multiple reasons. The first, being Sia’s sheer audacity and ability to remove any power that the blackmailer had.

For others, it was because they were digging that Sia was clearly digging her own body.

For others, Sia’s move was the ultimate power play.

By demonetizing this creep’s way of making money, they’ll possibly have to hijack another celeb’s photos to steal. But just imagine: If the human body becomes desexualized and people start realizing that having meaningful relationships is where the real action is at, will pervs like this have a leg to stand on in the future? Sounds like Sia gets it.

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Stephen Colbert Reaches Out In Heartfelt Tweet After Sudden Death Of Jimmy Fallon's Mother

Jimmy Fallon’s mother, Gloria, unexpectedly passed away Saturday at the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. As a result, episodes of the Tonight Show have been cancelled from November 6-10.

A spokesperson for Fallon issued the following statement:

Jimmy Fallon’s mother, Gloria, died peacefully on Saturday. Jimmy was at his mother’s bedside, along with her loved ones, when she passed away at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC. Our prayers go out to Jimmy and his family as they go through this tough time.

Condolences are streaming in to Fallon from all over the world, but one very special note came from one of Fallon’s competitors.

On Sunday, Late Show host Stephen Colbert posted this heartfelt message to Jimmy on Twitter:

In 2013, Colbert’s mother Lorna passed away at age 92, so understands well what Jimmy is going through.

In response, many on Twitter sent the Fallon family their love and sympathies…

And felt Colbert’s message was perfect for the sad occasion…

Fallon and his mom enjoyed a close relationship and he spoke about her often in interviews.

For example, he often would tell the story about how his mother was briefly a nun:

Our condolences during this difficult time, Jimmy. 

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People Are Rising Up Against Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Wrappers–And It's About Time

John Haltiwanger is a reporter for Newsweek who specializes in foreign affairs and defense.

And, now, candy. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are among the finest of the Halloween delights, a prized commodity when it comes to post-trick-or-treat trading. And yet, they have a flaw. Not a fatal flaw, but something that’s bothered us for the 89 years this candy has been on the market. 

Seriously. What the heck, Reese’s? Why do your cups have such a hard time letting go of the pointless paper wrappers? How has this been an issue for longer than Mickey Mouse’s career?

Maybe for their centennial Reese’s will finally give us a working paper wrapper. 

H/T: Twitter

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