President Trump Makes Fun Of Puerto Rican Accents To Honor Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated annually from September 15 to October 15, is a time to recognize contributions Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to U.S. culture. During a speech to mark the occasion, President Trump affected an exaggerated accent while saying the country’s name. No, seriously. 

Someone forgot to tell the President that “honoring” and “mocking” are not the same:

Americans are embarrassed again. Or still. Whatever. It’s horrifying:

Mr. President, what were you thinking?!

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Donald Trump Jr. Makes Offensive Tweet During Irma Emergency Announcement

Hurricane Harvey has devastated Houston. Hurricane Irma has flattened whole islands in the Caribbean, blasted the American territories of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and could be just the third Category Five hurricane in history to strike the American mainland.

Florida Governor Rick Scott is making it clear that evacuation orders are not to be ignored.

Important stuff, passionately delivered. Yes, the interpreter is a little distracting, possibly because the camera was closer to him than it was to the Governor. 

Here’s a reasonable dialogue about exactly that:

Is anyone surprised that Donald Trump Jr. tweeted something insensitive?

Junior got slammed in the rich guy equivalent of a junior high school locker and never came out. Here’s Hilary Duff’s 2004 hit ‘Haters’ (written about Lindsay Lohan, OBVS) for a quick study on just how disconnected Donny is from the present situation.

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Child TV Star Kirk Cameron Makes Astoundingly Tone-Deaf Statement About Hurricanes

Former child-actor-turned-evangelist Kirk Cameron shared a video on Facebook explaining his interpretation of the meaning of hurricanes. 

As he stood in an Orlando airport preparing to flee Hurricane Irma, Cameron had this to say:

This is a spectacular display of God’s immense power. And when he puts his power on display, it’s never without reason. There’s a purpose. And we may not always understand what that purpose is, but we know it’s not random. And we know that weather is sent to cause us to respond to God in humility, awe, and repentance. 

Another possibility is that God wants us to pay attention to climate change.

Here’s Cameron’s video, which he made while avoiding God’s message of “humility, awe and repentance”:

The death toll for Hurricane Harvey currently stands at seventy, while Hurricane Irma is predicted to cause massive devastation in Florida. Irma has already slammed the Caribbean, reducing some areas to rubble. 

H/T: Huffington Post, Twitter

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This Nurse Makes Amazing Art With Her Syringes

Kimberly Joy Mallo Magbanua is a nurse, but one day at work, she decided to do something else with her syringes beyond giving people medicine She decided to use the syringes to paint. 

“‘Inject Art’ – those words popped up in my mind when I was giving medications to my patients,” she wrote at Bored Panda.

“Inject some art to your life to make it more colorful,” she wrote. “Then, an idea struck that time, ‘Why don’t I try to fill the syringes up with paints… and do my art?’ And so I did!”

The result is thick, sketch-like painting. She often paints on black and uses bright colors—making life “more colorful” quite literally.

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This Fashion Company Makes Awesome Prosthetic Covers For Amputees

Prosthetic limbs are usually designed more for function than style, which makes sense, obviously—but it can be a bummer for people who also, you know, wanna look fresh. That’s where the Canadian company Alleles comes in. 

“[When] we started the Alleles studio, we were trying to solve a style problem,” said the company’s founders, McCauley Wanner and Ryan Palibroda on their website. “Not a limb one. In an industry saturated with robotic aesthetics and clunky contours, our prosthetic covers endeavour to transform something mechanical into something mechani-chic.”

The made-to-measure designs start at C$ 325, though the artists at Alleles will also create pieces with custom designs starting at C$ 1500. In some cases, these relatively affordable covers have been life-changing for their customers.

And they’re quite pretty to look at, too.

“I get to prove every day that fashion is life changing — not frivolous,” Wanner said. What’s more stylish than that?

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Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity Makes A Serious Threat As More Heads Start To Roll

Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity Makes A Serious Threat As More Heads Start To Roll

Mounting tensions came to a head on Thursday when Sean Hannity took to Twitter to defend executive Bill Shine, who replaced the ousted Roger Ailes as the network’s co-president.

Hannity’s tweet was in response to Gabe Sherman’s story in New York Magazine about Shine’s lack of support from Rupert, Lachlan and James Murdoch of 21-Century Fox, who publicly refused to back Shine in a statement.

In much like Donald Trump’s MO, Hannity launched a dialogue on Twitter expressing his concern over Bill Shine’s job security. If Shine continues to lack support from the Murdoch’s, Hannity could walk.

Immediately following the tweet, Hannity addressed the erroneous insertion of the diaeresis in Sherman’s name:

Shine hasn’t been publicly associated with the FNC’s culture of misogyny behind the scenes the way in which Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly have.

However, on Tuesday, Shine was one of the names mentioned along with other executives in a class-action lawsuit by 11 former and current employees for racial discrimination in the work place and being dismissive about sexual harassment concerns surrounding Ailes.

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Hannity, who is Shine’s longtime friend and ally, believes he knows the identity of the individual gunning for the executive.

He started a hashtag campaign to extend a lifeline to a colleague he brought to FNC in the 90s.

A source close to FNC told Deadline, “Sean is willing to take a bullet for Bill out of loyalty and he knows he’s holding a lot of chits there right now too. If he threatens to leave, and he could, then that really could be the end of the place as we know it.”

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Kellyanne Conway Makes Up 'Bowling Green Massacre' And Twitter Can't Stop Roasting Her

Kellyanne Conway has become somewhat of a running joke/horrifying reality check after she went live on air and tried to convince America that “alternative facts” actually exist.

Yes, that’s right, the woman went on TV and as a representative of our current Presidential organization argued that the very fabric of reality as we know it is absolutely subjective. Now I just want to state on the record that if “alternative facts” actually do catch on, I want to explain to my bank that I wasn’t overdrawn, because in my alternative fact reality I’m a millionaire.

Let’s just cut to the chase: alternative facts are lies. If someone tells you that the brownies in front of you are actually grilled chicken breast, that’s not an alternative fact, that’s a lie. If you run over someone in the middle of the road and you say you didn’t, but you totally did, that’s a lie.

Conway dished out her latest lie on MSNBC, where she flat-out fabricated a story about an attack on US soil to support Trump’s refugee ban.

Trump supporters then immediately started saying that Trump’s refugee ban was being unfairly criticized, as Obama did the same thing in 2011 as per Conway’s lie. However, Obama’s refugee slowdown is vastly different than Trump’s ban, and the two men who Conway wrongly said killed people on US soil are now serving life sentences in a federal prison after they were caught trying to send money and weapons to Al-Qaeda.

Twitter obviously began roasting Conway for blatantly lying to Chris Matthews’ face about the whole Bowling Green ‘Massacre’.

Not sure how they’ll spin this one.

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This Photo Of Hillary Banning 'Make Ejaculation' Surrounded By Woman Makes A Powerful Point

One of the first executive orders that Donald Trump signed in his first few days as President was a bill that would remove federal funding from organizations abroad if they not only performed abortions or even talked to expecting mothers about it.

Many people noticed that there was a startling omission from Trump’s photo-op with the bill that would have life-changing impacts on women all over the world: there wasn’t a single woman in the photo.

The absurdity of the photo was lost on no one.

So French Feminist group 52 (because France’s population is 52% female) made a parody news article with an altered photo.

The headline reads: “Breaking news: it is now forbidden to ejaculate outside of procreation in the United States.”

A member of 52 spoke with BuzzFeed regarding the widely-shared image.

“It’s a joke….to ridicule something that boggles the mind: For centuries, it’s been men who dictate women’s bodies. Women are told what they should wear, what salary they’re entitled to… Trump has only just become president, and the first thing he does is take a step backward by signing this piece of legislation. This picture of the president shows very well how men get to dictate the rights women have…It really wound us up…On social media, some people pointed out the fact that one would ever see a photograph depicting a group composed exclusively of women signing legislature over what men are allowed to do with their genitalia. That was our starting point. We thought, Hey, why don’t we make such a picture?”

In case you were wondering, the original photo was taken when Barack Obama awarded the Congressional Medal to WASPs, a group of female WW2 fighter Pilots.

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52 was last seen protesting the yearly winter fashion sales in France, and they made a pretty awesome video about it.

Even their protest videos are art-house.

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Corona Beer Founder Makes Everyone In His Tiny Home Village A Millionaire

Back in August, Antonino Fernández, the founder of the Corona beer empire, died at the age of 98. And in news that has just recently emerged, he left a little surprise for the residents of a poor town in which he grew up. 

Cerezales del Condado is a small town of 80 people in Spain. When Fernández was growing up as one of 13 children, his family battled poverty. Like many children in the area, he had to drop out of school at 14 so he could help his family by working in the fields. 

But this week, the town had jubilant celebrations after it emerged that Fernández had left every single person in the town 2.35 million euros ($ 2.5 million) in his will. That’s a total of  $ 210 million if you’re counting.

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Maximino Sanchez, who owns a bar in the village, told the Diario de León newspaper: “We never had any pesete (money) before. I don’t know, what we would have done without Antonino.”

Following the devastating Spanish Civil War, Fernández moved to the town of Leon in northern Spain, where he married his wife Cinia González Díez.

Fernández moved to Mexico in 1949, at age 32, to work in the warehouse of his wife’s uncle. He worked his way up through the ranks, becoming CEO in 1971, and eventually using that position to found Corona, one of the biggest beer companies in the world.

This move is no surprise to those who knew Fernández, the billionaire was honored by the former King of Spain for charitable deeds. His most notable was the establishment of a service that helped disabled people look for work. 

The village is also getting a brand new cultural center, paid for out of his inheritance and a local non-profit foundation with 300 employees is getting an undisclosed amount of money. 

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We Desperately Need This Magical Charger That Makes Your Phone Levitate

Every year, we witness another groundbreaking update in smartphones — and the ridiculous lengths that people will go to to obtain said smartphones. 

While the phone technology itself upgrades year to year, putting the last generation phone to shame, the actual charger technology has made very few leaps. So far, no one’s done much to impress us… Until now. 

We can thank startup AR Designs for OvRcharge, a phone charger that makes your phone float and rotate in space. 

You know, if you’re sick of balancing your phone on a windowsill because it’s as far as the apple charger will reach from the outlet on the wall. So, this new invention gets points for convenience and style. Your phone LEVITATES. 

The wonderfully trippy device looks like something straight from J.K. Rowling’s imagination.  

If Hermione had an iPhone, it would certainly levitate. 

Although she probably wouldn’t need the help of the wireless induction technology that allows the phone to charge while spinning mid-air. 

Unfortunately, you’ll have to ditch your current grimy phone case to get the full OvRcharge experience. Users will need to invest in a special case with an electricity receiver and magnet to go with the charger. 

Oh, and in case it wasn’t enough for your phone levitate, the device also works with tablets. 

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No word yet on when when we might be able to add our laptops to the mix. We can’t wait to ditch those annoying charger cords. 

The magical charger is out of its crowdfunding and development stages, so it won’t be long before your phone will be floating its way to 100% battery. 

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After successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns raised over $ 60,000 this summer, mass production of the chargers began. 

While they’re only available for order by early adopters, they’ll be on the market for all aspiring wizards soon enough. 

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