This Poor Guy Called Mike Pence Is Getting All Of Mike Pence's Hate Mail

Pop quiz time! What is the Twitter handle of Donald Trump’s soon-to-be vice president Mike Pence? Well, it’s not @MikePence, but plenty of people seem to think it is. In fact, @MikePence is owned by a liberal software developer of the same name, whereas the Mike Pence we all love to hate goes by @Mike_Pence. 

As you can imagine, this has led to a pretty hilarious situation where a software developer gets all the messages intended for a man who advocated for ‘conversion therapy’ to ‘cure’ homosexuals. Here’s a sample of what he’s had to put up with for the last year…

And this is all despite his biography clearly stating that anyone tweeting him probably has the wrong guy… 

Being a man who says he hates VP Pence to the very core, you can probably understand why Pence is so upset to share his name. 

At first, the software engineer tried to be polite and inform people that he isn’t the Mike Pence they think he is, but after Trump’s nomination and victory it all became too much. “I don’t generally waste the time to correct people,” he told NYMag back in July. 

So instead, he used his name as an opportunity to troll Trump supporters. “I get to troll conservatives a bit by pretending to be in a love affair with Donald Trump using my account,” Pence said. 

While he may not be enjoying the situation, everyone else finds it pretty hilarious.

While others said they were in a similar position.

And some just want him to replace the vice president entirely. 

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This Woman's Selfie Of A Ghost In Her Car Has Us Pretty Freaked Out

We’re plenty skeptical about the paranormal — most people’s photos and theories sound like a load of bullsh*t. But that doesn’t mean we don’t get rattled by something eerie every once in a while. Sure, there are coincidences and weird things that just can’t be explained, but sometimes, we can’t shake the feeling that else is going on. 

That’s definitely the case with Melissa Kurtz, a mother of two from Florida who found a ghost boy sitting in the backseat of her car — maybe with a purpose in mind.

Kurtz’s daughter, Harper, took this (totally normal) selfie in the passenger seat of the car. But the photo she took just seconds later was anything but normal. 

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Yes, that would be a little ghost boy in the backseat of the car, leaning against the back window. 

Kurtz didn’t even notice the unexpected visitor in the photo until she was going through photos on her camera a month later. “It was a real ‘Oh my god’ moment,” Kurtz told The Daily Mail. “I was really shocked by it, incredibly shocked. I ran into the other room and said to friends who were staying with me ‘you have to see this.’ Everyone was awestruck.” 

Kurtz believes the little ghost showed up to warn Harper to wear her seatbelt.

“[Wearing her seatbelt] is something I yell at her about all the time,” Kurtz told The Daily Mail. “I’ve had 13 traffic tickets in two years due to her not wearing one. She is very stubborn though – I’m always trying to catch her when she hasn’t got it on.”

Paranormal experts, if you will, have weighed in on the photo. 

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According to The Daily Mail, Greg Pochadirector of parapsychology, afterlife and paranormal studies at Eidolon Project Canada, believes that the ghost was indeed warning Harper about the seatbelt. Apparently, this kind of analysis of paranormal motive is called spectral profiling.

Here’s where things get really spooky. 

The location where the photo was taken has a tragic past. “Where the picture was taken there was an automobile accident one year ago exactly,” Kurtz said. “When I looked into it, someone had been medevaced away in a helicopter. However, they would not tell me any specific details when I enquired, which leads me to believe that it was a child.”

And, according to Pocha, this would explain why the ghost boy was still there. “Ghosts such as the boy are prone to remain earthbound when the soul is literally ripped or thrown from the body in an accident,” he said. “Chances are that he does not know that he has died. And chances are good that he will haunt this part of the highway forever.”

We’re still not sure we believe in the paranormal, but you can but we’re not sleeping again for a while. (h/t daily mail)

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17 Absurd Headlines That Should Not Have Happened This Week

The truth isn’t always stranger than fiction, but in these cases, it totally is.

1. Wannabe Weatherman Arrested for Starting Wildfire to Get Facebook Views


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People like sensationalism, can you blame him?

2. New York Times publisher vows to ‘rededicate’ paper to reporting honestly


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Guess I’ll disregard everything I’ve read in the paper up until today.

3. Suspected car thief tells police he was ‘tired of walking’


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That’s a lot of work to be so lazy.

4. Amazon delivery drivers ‘feel compelled to defecate in vans’ to save time


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Don’t blame your van crapping fetish on Amazon.

5. Burglar tells police he is lawyer and to “get out of my garden if you don’t have a warrant”


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The balls on this guy.

6. Zuckerberg Denies Fake News On Facebook Had Impact On The Election


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How could it be fake? I saw it on the internet?!

7. Anti-pirating ad music stolen


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The freaking music they used in an anti-piracy ad was pirated. Wow.

8. George W. Bush paints portraits of veterans wounded carrying out his orders


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“Sorry I made you lose your legs for corporate interests. Here’s a painting.”

9. Man buys yard sign to pressure sex offender to move


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I wish I was there to hear what the guy at the sign shop said when he got this call.

10. Dead Man Wins City Election In California; Female Rival Calls Foul

Damn. Americans hate women in politics so much they’d rather elect a corpse or Donald Trump.

11. Facebook sorry for ‘terrible error’ that killed off still-living users


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How crazy would it be if it put your date of death on a specific day in the near future?

12. Kraftwerk’s Buenos Aires show could be cancelled due to electronic music ban


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Guess they’re more into metal.

13. Louisiana tax commissioner resigns after it’s discovered he didn’t pay taxes


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He could always run for President.

14. Rats laugh when tummy tickled, top scientists reveal


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Glad they got the top scientists on the case.

15. City of Denver doesn’t know who’s running “city of Denver” Instagram account


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Insert marijuana short term memory loss joke here.

16. Fan plans Cleveland Browns ‘perfect season’ parade as team stays winless


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They have to know they’re being ironic.

17. Man arrested for being too high on the Lord


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You can never be too high on the Lord. That’s sacrilege!

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Hundreds Of People Showed Up To Take This Sick Dog On His Final Walk

Last week, Mark Woods of Cornwall in the United Kingdom wrote a Facebook post asking if any dog lovers or friends wanted to join him and his dog, Walnut, for a walk.

Walnut the whippet, who was 18 years old, was going to do to the beach for his last walk on Saturday before being put down because of his ill health.

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The post quickly started taking off. And by Saturday morning, more than 7,500 people had left comments saying they’d be there or simply offering messages of support.

So when Woods and Walnut went down to the beach this morning, they weren’t exactly surprised to see hundreds of people and their dogs waiting to go on the walk with them.

Writing on Facebook after the walk, Woods confirmed that Walnut was put down on Saturday afternoon, but said that the display of kindness had helped make the day that little bit easier. 

“Walnut passed away this morning at 11.56am. The family and our three whippets, Monty, Nelson and Charlie were also in the room.”

“He went very quickly and in my arms. I am writing this post because I owe it to everyone who has supported myself, my family and most importantly Walnut.”

“Thank you to the hundreds of people that attended the walk this morning and to all those that had their own walks with their beloved pets at 9.30am all around the world.”

“I also want to thank the wonderful people of Newquay for their support which I will never forget as long as I live. God bless you all.”

Woods explained that the two have been through everything together. Including two marriages and three engagements. And considering that whippets only usually live to around 13, Walnut seems to have had a pretty good life. 

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This 27-Year-Old Will Become The First Woman To Visit Every Country In The World

Recently, we covered a story about a dude who managed to visit every country in the world before he turned 40 years old. It’s an amazing accomplishment and to think that he basically got his job on board with his decision and he chronicled that amazing journey is a feat in its own.

But there’s a saying and it goes a little something like “girls do it better,” but what are they talking about, exactly?

It could be visiting every country in the world in record time.

Because Cassandra De Pecol has almost visited every single country in the world and she’s only 27 years old. WHAT.

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She’s on track to become the first female, American, youngest, and fastest traveler on the planet to visit all the world’s 196 countries.

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She’s already hit up 181 countries and has 40 days to finish out the remaining 15, which the 27-year-old from Connecticut can easily accomplish.

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She’s calling her trip around the globe Expedition 196. You might be wondering how in the hell she’s able to travel the world and hold down a job.

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She’s employed as an ambassador for peace with the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism.

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Her whole life centers around traveling and tourism, along with taking gorgeous photos and posting them to her Instagram account.

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She also leverages her nearly 68,000 thousand followers for free stays in hotels all over the world.

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She snaps photos of the exotic venues she stays in and that covers the cost of her rooms. Smart move.

She’s also a fitness enthusiast, triathlete, and entrepreneur.

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Her trip has cost her almost $ 200,000 so far, but she’s gotten almost all of it covered by sponsors.

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She’s been able to do some amazing things…like cuddle lion cubs. 
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Go skiing in Colorado – without a coat!

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Chilling on a beach in Kiribati.

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And she visited Mostar bridge in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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The camera set-up she uses to snap her amazing photos from around the world is small yet powerful.

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And of course, she has to bring her world map.

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You can check out more of her adventures on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and her Website.

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This Blogger Is Advocating For 'Sperm Smoothies' And We Don't Know How To Feel About It

In a world dominated by health experts, bloggers, and Instagram influencers endorsing ‘fit teas,’ it’s hard to know which health products to trust. We’ve been burned by one too many disgusting green shakes to blindly place our trust in health gurus. 

That said, we’re always intrigued by the newest health craze. And this woman has a recommendation that has certainly piqued our interest. 

29-year-old Tracy Kiss, a single mom, blogger, and personal trainer, is advocating for something a little more “out there” than your typical green smoothie: the sperm smoothie. 

That secret recipe she teases? The main ingredient is manly goodness, apparently. 

According to The Sun, Kiss “mixes the semen with fruit, seeds, coconut or almond milk – but is also happy to drink it on its own.”

We have a lot of questions. First of all, what does it taste like?

“Every batch tastes different, depending on what he’s been eating,” she reports. “He,” being her sperm donor, a healthy (and generous) friend who independently harvests and delivers his semen weekly. Don’t worry, he gets STI-tested regularly. 

Now, back to our main concern: why do this???

Well, Kiss contends that the, uh, all-natural smoothie can fend off viruses — and she drinks it every day. 

“I’d been feeling run down and had no energy but now I’m full of beans and my mood has improved,” she told Closer Magazine

It seems worth noting that a doctor interviewed for The Sun’s article insists that “there is absolutely no nutritional value to semen,” and perhaps vegans should seek out protein in traditional sources. 

But that isn’t about to stop Kiss, who, to her credit, is curious what her readers think about the practice. 

Using semen for nutritional purposes is nothing new to Kiss’ routine. She made waves for promoting her nonsexual ‘semen facial’ in 2014. 

She’s since defended the practice to Vice:

In relationships, you put fingers in holes, you taste things, and you don’t see it as cringeworthy. But when you take away the passion and say it’s scientific, people don’t like it.

A fair point, but we’ll wait until the real science comes through before we start looking for donors for this week’s health shake. 

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This Video Of A Home-Wrecking Penguin Just Broke The Internet And Our Hearts

In this cold, harsh, and unreliable world, there are so few things we can count on. But there are a few constants: Beyoncé is flawless, dogs are too good for this world, Donald Trump’s hair is made of roadkill, and penguins are pure and adorable creatures. They’re always wearing mini TUXEDOS, for f*ck’s sake. How could they do wrong?

Well, leave it to one of the world’s most respected nature publications to ruin even that for us. 

National Geographic, in a hilarious but completely SOULLESS move, tweeted a video of a penguin love triangle gone awry. It involved infidelity, betrayal, violence, gore, and defeat. 

Yes, the story is about as tragic as it gets in the animal kingdom. 

…Not to mention that SAVAGE narration. 

The cheating penguin drama captivated the Internet — the video was retweeted well over 200,00 times and sparked a firestorm of comments. 

The video of nature in action DID NOT go over well with the general public. People took to Twitter to share their devastation over the scorned penguin. 

A few brave souls came to the defense of the female penguin. There are two sides to every story, after all. 

But mostly, people had advice for the defeated husband penguin. #TeamSkipper.

But the most disturbing part of the whole penguin saga was the National Geographic narrator’s ruthless narration, mocking a penguin who was clearly already down. 

As if the narration wasn’t devastating enough, National Geographic left us hanging. What happened next?!

At least we all learned something from this tragic event. 

TRUST NO ONE. Even penguins are lying assholes. PENGUINS. Love is dead. 

Seriously, it might take us a long time to heal from this one. 

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Mila Kunis Called Out Hollywood's Rampant Sexism In This Revealing Open Letter

As much as we’d like to think otherwise, Hollywood isn’t immune to the rampant sexism that plagues the workforce and ensures that women won’t achieve pay parity for another 136 years. And who better to reveal the horrific industry secrets than an insider herself?

Actress and businesswoman Mila Kunis penned an open letter, published on Ashton Kutcher’s website A Plus, calling out the culture of misogyny in Hollywood — and declaring that she’s done caving to the industry’s sexist approaches. 

She began her letter by recounting a situation in which a Hollywood producer threatened her career when she refused to pose semi-nude on the cover of a magazine to promote her upcoming film. 

“‘You’ll never work in this town again.’ A cliché to be sure, but also what a producer threatened when I refused to pose semi-naked on the cover of a men’s magazine to promote our film. I was no longer willing to subject myself to a naïve compromise that I had previously been willing to. ‘I will never work in this town again??’ I was livid, I felt objectified, and for the first time in my career I said ‘no.'”

The producer was wrong — she did work again (she’s Mila f*cking Kunis, after all) but the encounter stuck with her. 

“What this producer may never realize is that he spoke aloud the exact fear every woman feels when confronted with gender bias in the workplace.”

“It’s what we are conditioned to believe — that if we speak up, our livelihoods will be threatened; that standing our ground will lead to our demise. We don’t want to be kicked out of the sand box for being a “bitch.” So we compromise our integrity for the sake of maintaining status quo and hope that change is coming.”

In an attempt to avoid the misogyny of Hollywood, Kunis started her own production company, Orchard Farm Productions. After signing with a producer and pitching a show to a network, the executive wrote the following in an executive email chain:

“And Mila is a mega star. One of biggest actors in Hollywood and soon to be Ashton’s wife and baby momma!!!”

….Hmm, last time we checked, “Ashton’s baby momma” wasn’t the top entry on her IMDB page. 

With his email, the producer epitomized the issues women in the entertainment industry (and workforce in general) are facing. 

This is the entirety of his email. Factual inaccuracies aside, he reduced my value to nothing more than my relationship to a successful man and my ability to bear children. It ignored my (and my team’s) significant creative and logistical contributions.

Kunis ended the partnership because she’s a badass and completely over this kind of behavior. 

She ended her letter promising to confront Hollywood sexism head on. Because she will work in “this town” — and she can decide who she’ll agree to work with. 

“I’m done compromising; even more so I’m done with being compromised. So from this point forward, when I am confronted with one of these comments, subtle or overt, I will address them head on; I will stop in the moment and do my best to educate.”

“I will work in this town again, but I will not work with you.”

Yaaas. Bowing down. You tell ’em, Mila. 

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This Local Dentist Is Buying Kids Halloween Candy From Them For A Really Great Cause

The last thing a dentist usually wants to hear when a kid plops down in their chair is that he just spent his last week after Halloween clearing out his entire duffel bag of candy.

And the first thought the childhood version of you has for that is probably, “WELL TOO BAD! I WORKED DAMN HARD FOR THIS CANDY AND I’LL DO WHATEVER I WANT WITH IT!” Which is fine, you’re entitled to that opinion.

And adult you, well, might very well have that same reaction, but at least there’s the knowledge that these sweets will ultimately jack your teeth up. This is especially true if you’ve had to take care of a cavity or two in your life.

So this dentist’s office decided to help kids protect their teeth while serving a good cause. And to do that, they want to buy their extra Halloween candy.

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Tillery Family Dental is willing to give kids $ 1 per pound of candy ($ 5 maximum) for all their leftover treats. While that might not sound like the sweetest deal out there, it’s for a pretty noble reason.

All the extra Halloween candy from home is being sent to US troops stationed overseas so they can enjoy some all-hallows-goodness.


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The dentistry is also giving trick-or-treaters willing to part with their precious sweets (for cash) some paper and writing utensils so they can write notes for the soldiers who’ll be snacking on their forked-over sweets.

The candy’s being shipped to Operation Gratitude and will be wrapped up as part of care packages for US soldiers abroad and first responders stationed home.

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Kids are also getting a goody bag from the dentist of their own: a toothbrush, floss, toothpaste, and other dental stuff.

Nowhere near as exciting as a stash of Reese’s, but at least they can rest well knowing they helped but a smile on a homesick person’s face. And that they probably have one less cavity to worry about. (h/t fox59)

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18 Absurd Headlines That Should Not Have Happened This Week

The truth isn’t always stranger than fiction but in these cases, it totally is.

1. Prove you’re not Saddam Hussein, Apple tells customer


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Man, they’re getting really out of hand ever since those iPhone 7’s started exploding.

2. Officer gives himself a citation for running red light


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Don’t even try getting out of a ticket with this dude. He won’t even let himself off the hook.

3. Ronald McDonald keeping low profile amid creepy clown craze


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The Hamburglar is probably thinking this is his time to shine.

4. Council error directs voters to hardcore porn website


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“Error.”

5. ‘Clown Lives Matter’ peace walk canceled after multiple threats


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Listen, people have always hated clowns. Nothing will ever change that.

6. Gun, mace-toting guards try to manage crime, chaos at Chuck E. Cheese


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A REAL COOL PLACE TO BE A KID!

7. Officer cleaning gun accidentally fires bullet into day care


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Got to keep those kids on their toes.

8. India offers to buy 200 foreign combat jets – if they’re Made-in-India


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But… that’s not what foreign means.

9. Hillary Clinton admits Tupac, Snoop Dogg, and Suge Knight influence her look

I FREAKING KNEW IT!

10. Seattle carjacking victim had to explain reverse gear to teen robbers


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“JESUS just… just don’t mess up my car. Look, what you need to do is…”

11. Marines sentenced over bottom spanking ritual


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Man, the military has really hit rock bottom…

12. Smash Mouth and Oakland A’s in Twitter war

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If you’re trying to be relevant, Smash Mouth, you might want to pick a cooler baseball team than the Oakland Athletics.

13. More pets are getting high as marijuana legalization spreads


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And they say that dreams can’t come true.

14. Monk arrested over fake money used in payment for date with girl


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Monks date?!

15. Man Changes His Name to iPhone 7 in the Ultimate Act of Dedication


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Man he’s gonna feel dumb around this time next year.

16. Brazil saw more violent deaths than war-torn Syria in 2015, report says


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Just another day in Rio.

17. 20 boyfriends and 20 iPhones: How one Chinese woman bought a house


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Go on…

18. Student crashes into cop while trying to take topless selfie for boyfriend

“Come on, it’s just one nude, it’s not a big deal…”

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