A Little Girl Left Her Stuffed Animal At An Airport And It Went On Quite An Adventure
Remember your beloved stuffed animal, the one you slept with, and dressed up, and dragged around everywhere until it basically disintegrated? Perhaps it survived your childhood and still sits on a shelf, as a beloved reminder of a more innocent time. Or maybe you lost it somewhere, and it was never returned. That’s what happened to my poor stuffed Lamby. Yes, it was a stuffed lamb, who I still think about occasionally. Lamby, where are you?!
I’ll never know. One little girl named Gussie was saved from this devastation after leaving her favorite stuffed animal at the Norfolk Airport. Her mother, Kelly Bridges, wrote on Facebook that not only did the airport find the stuff animal, Cookie Dough, they made Gussie a special surprise: a little book showing all its adventures out on the town.
Bridges wrote: “Guys…Gussie lost her ‘Cookie Dough’ favorite stuffed animal at the airport last week. I called the airport to let them know, and they called us later to say they found it! She went to pick it up today and they gave her this book and I about cried. Norfolk International Airport, you all are awesome.”
The booklet showed Gussie not only that it was ok for her to lose her stuffed animal, but that Cookie Dough was having the time of its life.
It met some stuffed friends, checked the weather, and sampled some coveted airport merch:
Then, Cookie Dough went for a spin in a very nice car, and even got to ride on the dashboard, though it missed Gussie the whole time.
Cookie Dough even tested out some bigger cars, and got all dressed up for the job. It even met some really nice members of the rescue squad.
Cookie Dough got recruited to work as a police bear for a day, which seems like a big responsibility.
And even got to drive some fancy, airport-only vehicles:
Cookie Dough learned how to self-check for a flight, which, as we all know, is a very important skill:
Cookie Dough also adventured in ways a kid definitely shouldn’t. Stuffed animals have more leeway for stunts, though.
And Cookie Dough got snacks!
The stuffed dog took a really extensive tour of all the airport areas most of us never get to see:
Then almost got recruited again, this time for a different role:
But it was finally time to say goodbye to all its new friends and go home to Gussie:
Like everybody, Cookie Dough did experience some down time at the airport, but waiting around is part of the experience.
The booklet was made specifically by the Norfolk Airport Police, which makes me think that this may be the safest airport in America.
They seem to have a lot of time on their hands:
And they used it to make one little girl very, very happy:
But Cookie Dough: don’t go wandering aimlessly again.
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Donald Trump Just Went After Stephen Colbert On Twitter
By Collin Gosell
49 minutes ago
President Donald Trump had a very busy Thursday, May 11th. First, he claimed he had invented the term “prime the pump.” This claim was quickly shot down by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, who tweeted out some quick info:
Then, directly contradicting reports from his own White House staff, Trump insisted to NBC Nightly News Anchor Lestor Holt that he was planning on firing Comey “regardless of recommendation:”
What I did is, I was going to fire Comey. My decision… I was going to fire Comey. There’s no good time to do it, by the way… I was going to fire regardless of recommendation. He made a recommendation. He’s highly respected. Very good guy. Very smart guy. The Democrats like him. The Republicans like him. He made a recommendation, but regardless of recommendation, I was going to fire Comey.
And then, in what may be his most insane move yet, President Trump claimed American sweetheart Steven Colbert had “no talent.”
You see a no-talent guy like Colbert. There’s nothing funny about what he says. And what he says is filthy. And you have kids watching. And it only builds up my base. It only helps me, people like him. The guy was dying. By the way they were going to take him off television, then he started attacking me and he started doing better. But his show was dying. I’ve done his show… But when I did his show, which by the way was very highly rated. It was high — highest rating. The highest rating he’s ever had.
Wow. There’s a lot to unpack in President Trump’s statement. First, the “filth” Trump mentioned is most likely referencing a recent controversial monologue in which Colbert said the only thing the president’s mouth is good for is “being Vladimir Putin’s c*** holster.” The joke jump-started the #FireColbert movement, and drew considerable ire from both conservatives and LGBTQ activists.
Trump also claimed his episode of The Late Show received the “highest ratings they’ve ever had.” This is not true. The Late Show‘s series premiere had a better rating than Trump’s episode, which aired in September 2015. Also, according to the Hollywood Reporter, “Colbert’s Daily Show reunion episode on Tuesday is pacing to be The Late Show‘s highest rated episode in 19 months.”
Trump also asserted that Colbert’s show “was dying” before the host began attacking Trump. While this is also untrue (The Late Show was the third-most-popular late night program even at its lowest point), there has definitely been an upswing in ratings since Colbert began focusing more on politics. The Late Show has been the highest rated late night program (beating out its closest rival, Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show) for 14 consecutive weeks.
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Justin Trudeau is known as Canada's Golden Boy. He's young, kind-hearted, has an open policy for refugees, and is all about charity and giving back to the people. He's also in incredible shape and is super, duper, dreamy.
Donald Trump is the complete opposite.
So the impending meeting between the two of them was one that everyone was desperately looking forward to.
Well it finally happened this past Monday, and although it was just a run-of-the-mill meet and greet between two world leaders, something surfaced.
Namely this amazing photo that was captured right before Trudeau shook Donald Trump's hand.
It was if in that split-second Trudeau couldn't betray himself and revealed what he and much of the world felt about the Donald's presidency.
And, of course, the internet took notice of the photo and had a lot to say about it.
People also noticed that Ivanka was very, very happy to meet the Canadian Prime Minister as well.
But in all honestly, can you blame her?
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Twitter user ThatGuyJigg recently took to Twitter to share perhaps the cutest couple in the would right now — his brother, Justin, and his prom date, Victoria. They're all dressed up for Night to Shine, an “unforgettable prom experience” for special needs kids who might not be able to go their school's prom.
He asked the internet to help them go viral, and the internet obliged, retweeting the post 220,000 times and liking it more than half a million times.
And Justin seems pretty excited about the whole thing.
Someone even drew a sketch of the two.
Mostly, people are just freaking out about how adorable these two are.
We really need some fashion tips from both of them.
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In case you haven’t seen the YouTube videos of their meltdowns, here’s an important fact to remember: vegans don’t eat cheese. So, in order to accommodate a variety of diets, the UK-based supermarket chain Sainsbury’s began carrying a line of coconut milk-based vegan cheese.
It sounds a little gross, but no big deal, right? WRONG.
One woman was NOT about to be duped by manipulative marketing techniques calling vegan cheese “cheese,” so she took to the chain’s Facebook page to speak her mind.
If you’re going to be a vegan don’t call your vegan cheese BECAUSE IT’S NOT CHEESE!!!!! As a real cheese fan myself it’s really annoyed me that Sainsbury’s have brought out a “Vegan Cheese” made with COCONUTS. CHEESE IS NOT MADE WITH COCONUTS. Call it Gary or something don’t call it Cheese because IT’S NOT CHEESE!!!!!! Just to recap, in case you have forgotten — cheese is a delicious food made mostly from the milk of cows but also other animals including sheep, goats, buffalo, reindeer, camels and yaks. Around 4000 years ago people have started to breed animals and process their milk. That’s when the cheese was born. So Sainburys can F off. Go enjoy your cheese less life. Don’t try to make up a substitute cheese and call it cheese because it’s not and you’ve decided your way of life. It’s ridiculous that they’ve used the word cheese!!! Don’t come to my Cheese and Wine Parties if you’re going to eat COCONUT CHEESE. (If you’re allergic to cheese I feel for you) If you’re a Vegan because you’ve chosen to be and not that you’re allergic I’m not interested in your views about vegan cheese or that ‘eating products from animals is bad.’
TBH, we sort of agree a little because NOTHING RUINS WINE AND CHEESE PARTIES LIKE VEGANS WITH THEIR FAKE COCONUT CHEESE. Cheese which we will now refer to only as “Gary or something.”
Attention all vegans: go enjoy your cheeseless life. You and your substitutes are dead to us. Your beliefs are invalid and no one likes you.
Sainsbury’s, our new favorite UK-based supermarket chain, decided to take their dissatisfied customer’s concerns seriously and announced their new line of Gary.
Quality customer service is not dead.
Now the whole Gary thing is catching on everywhere… Because vegans, despite being no fun at wine and cheese parties, actually have a sense of humor.
So, we hope everyone will oblige and accept the name change. Besides, “cheese” was sooo 2015.
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