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National Leaders Need To Take More Personal Precautions

Boris Johnson is a relatively young man. He should be okay after two or three weeks. And we wish him the best. But I hope Johnson’s testing positive will be a wake up call to senior leaders of the US government. Congress is still meeting largely business as usual. Yes, I know they’re taking some precautions. But watch the videos. It’s still largely business as usual. The President and key executive branch leaders continue with these daily press briefings in the fairly small confined space of th...
Tags: Wtf, News, Congress, Senate, White House, US, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Josh Marshall, Hill, Pelosi, McConnell, Rose Garden, Editors' Blog


A-Z of COVID: a Crazy, Over-the-top and Very Indian Dictionary of the virus that turned you into a hostage in your own house for 3,528 hours

Sure, a virus and a disease that has killed thousands is not a laughing matter. But WTF when everybody is WFH… *** A for Antakshari Traditional time-pass of “Yale” grads (tatkal scheme) to humour plebs during #JanataCurfew, the voluntary but mandatory dress rehearsal for lockdown. *** B for Baby Doll A celebritidiot who carries a “high viral load” to four parties in three cities in five days. Usage: “you are never too old to play with this baby doll… if you have survived this long”. **...
Tags: Travel, Music, Wtf, Television, Media, Films, India, Unilever, Yale, Caa, Donald Trump, Wuhan, Bangalore, London Business School, Economic Times, Corona


New Jersey Man Charged With Making Terrorist Threats for Coughing on Grocery Store Worker & Saying He Has Coronavirus

A New Jersey man is facing criminal charges after intentionally coughing on another person and claiming to be infected with the COVID-19 virus that has led to worldwide quarantines. 50-year-old George Falcone has been charged with making terrorist threats, obstruction, and harassment after an incident at a Wegmans Food Store in Freehold, according to reports. Falcone was shopping on Tuesday (Mar. 24) when an employee asked him to step back from an open display of prepared foods. According to a s...
Tags: Wtf, Crime, News, Walmart, Pennsylvania, Missouri, New Jersey, Jazz, Freehold, Monmouth County, Falcone, Really, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Cody Lee Pfister, George Falcone


Social Media Influencer Who Licked Toilet Seat for TikTok Challenge Hospitalized With Coronavirus

If stupid was a person, it would be this California-based social media influencer who ended up in the hospital with coronavirus just days after he posted a video of himself licking a toilet seat for a challenge on TikTok. The 21-year-old internet personality, known as Larz, reportedly shared footage of himself in a hospital bed on Sunday (Mar. 22). “I tested positive for Coronavirus,” the Beverly Hills resident tweeted from an account that has since been suspended. The tweet came just days afte...
Tags: Videos, Wtf, News, California, Viral Videos, Beverly Hills, Pop Culture, Jazz, Phil, Dumbass, Social Media Influencers, Really, You Played Yourself, That's What You Get, Stupid People, You Big Dummy


Black Widow Is Delayed, So I Guess My Mind Decided I Should Dream the Movie Instead?

For some ridiculous reason (boredom), Twitter is talking about Iron Man 3 today. Instead of rehashing a so-so MCU installment, allow me to tell you about the Black Widow dream I had last night.Read more...
Tags: Wtf, Science, Marvel, Black Widow, Scarlett Johansson, Marvel Studios, Dreams, Marvel Cinematic Universe


McNasty! McDonald’s Worker Caught Digging in Her Butt While Working Drive-Thru

A photo of a South Carolina McDonald’s worker digging in her butt while working the drive-thru has gone viral on social media. Facebook user Griselda Blanco, who shared the photo on her page, not only called the fast-food worker out for being extremely trifling and disgusting, but also revealed that the employee got to arguing with her in the comments of her post. Since the photo went viral, the drive-thru worker has been identified as Zimesha Jenkins. “This is beyond me! She had the nerve to ge...
Tags: Facebook, Wtf, News, Gross, Fast Food, Jazz, Disgusting, Mcdonalds, Food Crimes, South Carolina, McDonald, Welp, Jenkins, Nasty, Really, Griselda Blanco


You Big Dummy! Call Center Worker Arrested for Lying About Having Coronavirus to Get 2 Weeks Off Work

A former call center employee is in big trouble after lying about testing positive for coronavirus just so he could be out of work for two weeks. 31-year-old Jeffrey Travis Long from Inman, South Carolina is being charged with breach of peace and forgery after he claimed to his job that he had the virus. Long—who worked at Sitel Corporation, a contact center in Spartanburg County—forged a fake doctor’s note stating that he had the virus, causing the business to shut down for five days. His note...
Tags: Wtf, Crime, News, Long, Jazz, Liars, South Carolina, Weird News, Why Would You Do That, Wright, Spartanburg, Spartanburg South Carolina, Sitel, Really, Spartanburg County, Chuck Wright


North Carolina Police Find 18,000 Pounds of Toilet Paper in Stolen 18-Wheeler Truck

While Americans are having trouble finding toilet paper in retail stores, police in North Carolina came across nearly 18,000 pounds of commercial bathroom paper products inside a stolen 18-wheeler truck on Wednesday (Mar. 18). Guilford County Sheriff’s Office Deputies first spotted the truck driving on Interstate 40 in Whitsett, N.C. just outside of Greensboro. Police said after they followed the truck to a warehouse/dock facility not far from the interstate and pulled it over, they discovered t...
Tags: Wtf, News, Theft, Jazz, Associated Press, North Carolina, Toilet Paper, Greensboro, Whitsett, Oh Really? Please Tell Me More, Greensboro Police, But Why Though, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Wheeler Truck, Guilford County Sheriff s Office Deputies


20 podcasts that will make you smarter while you self quarantine at home

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, more people may find themselves looking for entertainment or education while staying inside. Podcasts are a great option for those hoping for escapism, or who just want to use their time inside to learn something new. In the last decade, podcasts became a part of mainstream media, thanks to true crime shows like "Serial" and interview shows like "WTF with Marc Maron." We've compiled 20 podcasts that will teach you a little bit about everything, from polit...
Tags: Wtf, Isis, Hollywood, Zach Braff, Marketplace, Obama, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bobby Flay, Peter Thiel, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Congo, Npr, Pixar


Cats Allegedly Added Buttholes, Then Removed Them, And Now Fans Want The Butthole Cut

It takes a special movie and a special WTF story about that movie to pry Twitter’s collective eyes away from the spread of Coronavirus.
Tags: Wtf, Religion


After a weekend of WTF-ing at Trump's COVID-19 testing website vow, Google-Verily's site finally comes to life... And it's not what was promised

Just the San Francisco Bay Area goes to 3-week near-lockdown The coronavirus website built by Google-stablemate Verily and vaunted by President Trump on Friday, is up and running – and is proving to be not nearly as useful as the Command-in-Chief suggested.…
Tags: Google, Wtf, Software, Command, San Francisco Bay Area, Trump


I guess every cloud really does have a silver lining.

"After years of urging its terrorists to attack major European cities, ISIS is now telling them to steer clear due to the coronavirus.Any sick jihadists already in Europe, however, should stay there — presumably to sicken infidels, according to a ‘sharia’ directive printed in the group’s al-Naba newsletter, the Sunday Times of London reported."I read the headline aloud to Bobbi and she asked if it were The Onion or the Babylon Bee.EDITED TO ADD:From my friend T. W. online:"This isn’t satire. The...
Tags: Europe, Wtf, Isis, News, Guns, Tam, Bobbi, Al Naba, Sunday Times of London, Life In The Monkey House


Glisten uses computer vision to break down product photos to their most important parts

It’s amazing that in this day and age, the best way to search for new clothes is to click a few check boxes and then scroll through endless pictures. Why can’t you search for “green patterned scoop neck dress” and see one? Glisten is a new startup enabling just that by using computer vision to understand and list the most important aspects of the products in any photo. Now, you may think this already exists. In a way, it does — but not a way that’s helpful. Co-founder Sarah Wooders encountered t...
Tags: Startups, TC, Y Combinator, Fashion, Wtf, Tech, Mit, Artificial Intelligence, Retail, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Alice Deng, Glisten, Sarah Wooders, Wooders


Glisten uses computer vision to break down fashion photos to their styles and parts

It’s amazing that in this day and age, the best way to search for new clothes is to click a few check boxes and then scroll through endless pictures. Why can’t you search for “green patterned scoop neck dress” and see one? Glisten is a new startup enabling just that by using computer vision to understand and list the most important aspects of the clothing in any photo. Now, you may think this already exists. In a way, it does — but not a way that’s helpful. Co-founder Alice Deng encountered this...
Tags: Startups, TC, Y Combinator, Fashion, Wtf, Tech, Mit, Artificial Intelligence, Retail, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Deng, Alice Deng, Glisten, Sarah Wooder


VIDEO: Utah Jazz Player Rudy Gobert Rubs Hands All Over Mics at Press Conference Before Coronavirus Diagnosis

Video footage has surfaced showing Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert groaning and rubbing his hands all over the microphones Monday (Mar. 9) at a press conference at Zions Bank Basketball Campus in Salt Lake City, Utah prior to him testing positive for COVID-19 aka coronavirus. Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert groaned and touched all microphones at a press conference before being ‘preliminary’ diagnosed with the Coronavirus pic.twitter.com/bbWU3qH06g — Breaking911 (@Breaking911) March 12, 2020 As we ...
Tags: Videos, Utah, Wtf, Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, Nba, Pop Culture, Jazz, Utah Jazz, OKC, Rudy Gobert, Gobert, Salt Lake City Utah, Really, Coronavirus, Zions Bank Basketball Campus


Coronavirus: Panic is bad, but overreaction is good

How do you handle a crisis? The IWT philosophy is to front-load the work, prepare for the best — and worst — and have a plan so we can thrive no matter what. So what do you do? When it comes to important things in life, this is my approach: Panic is bad, but overreaction is good. In important decisions, I believe in taking action, even overreacting. Please read these coronavirus links, which I found fascinating and startling. Read these links to emphasize how serious this situation is. Some of t...
Tags: Hbo, Wtf, California, Cdc, Stanford, China, Miscellaneous, Marketing, San Francisco, Heinz, IWT, Darley, Latane


We talked to 42 insiders about Tesla's factory of the future. They revealed the corners cut to hit ambitious production targets. (TSLA)

Tesla has pushed the boundaries of electric-vehicle engineering and technology, but it has struggled with manufacturing. Interviews with 42 current and former Tesla employees depicted the company as one that has cared more about production numbers and engineering than quality and safety. Some of those employees said that despite Tesla's ambitions to reinvent auto manufacturing, its Fremont, California, car factory ran better under NUMMI, a joint venture between Toyota and General Motors that u...
Tags: Elon Musk, Wtf, California, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Bloomberg, Ford, Shanghai, Gm, TSLA, Toyota, Engineers, Musk, Business Insider


Some Tesla factory workers say things are worse now than they were 20 years ago when Toyota and GM ran the car plant (TSLA)

Tesla has pushed the boundaries of electric-vehicle engineering and technology, but it has struggled with manufacturing. Interviews with 42 current and former Tesla employees depicted the company as one that has cared more about production numbers and engineering than quality and safety. Some of those employees said that despite Tesla's ambitions to reinvent auto manufacturing, its Fremont, California, car factory ran better under NUMMI, a joint venture between Toyota and General Motors that u...
Tags: Elon Musk, Wtf, California, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Bloomberg, Ford, Shanghai, Gm, TSLA, Toyota, Engineers, Musk, Business Insider


Some Tesla factory workers say the company still struggles with broken robots (TSLA)

Tesla has had trouble with the machines at its California car factory in recent years, 10 people who worked at Tesla between 2017 and now told Business Insider. They described frequent breakdowns from a wide variety of machines involved in areas like paint application, assembly, welding, and conveyance.  Tesla did not respond to multiple requests for comment. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Before Tesla started making its Model 3 sedan in 2017, Elon Musk, the electric-car ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Usa, Wtf, California, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Toyota, Louisiana, Musk, FREMONT, NUMMI, Fremont California, Elon Musk Elon Musk


Some Tesla workers say the company has made big mistakes at its car factory as it's ramped up production (TSLA)

Tesla has struggled to make its cars on time and without quality issues. That isn't a coincidence, some current and former employees said. Employees said the electric-car maker has run its California car factory in a different way than its prior occupant, NUMMI, a joint venture between Toyota and General Motors. People who have worked for Tesla and NUMMI said the latter was more attentive to the details of putting cars together and better at listening to production-line workers. Tesla declined...
Tags: Elon Musk, Wtf, California, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Employees, Shanghai, Beverly Hills, Toyota, Jeff Bezos, NUMMI, Fremont California, US Tesla, Tesla Toyota, General Motors Before Toyota


Elon Musk wanted to create the factory of the future. But some Tesla workers say the car plant was better when Toyota and GM ran it 20 years ago. (TSLA)

Tesla has pushed the boundaries of electric-vehicle engineering and technology, but it has struggled with manufacturing. Interviews with 42 current and former Tesla employees depicted the company as one that has cared more about production numbers and engineering than quality and safety. Some of those employees said that despite Tesla's ambitions to reinvent auto manufacturing, its Fremont, California, car factory ran better under NUMMI, a joint venture between Toyota and General Motors that u...
Tags: Elon Musk, Wtf, California, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Bloomberg, Ford, Shanghai, Gm, TSLA, Fox News, Toyota, Engineers, Musk


Azriel Clary Tells Feds R. Kelly Forced Her to Eat Her Own Feces & He Recorded It

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, even more disturbing allegations about R. Kelly’s abuse and treatment of young women are coming to light. In a teaser for an upcoming documentary, Kelly’s former girlfriend Azriel Clary, 22, claims that the singer once formed her to eat her own feces while he recorded the act. “He has a video of me—he made me do this video, actually—doing a number two in a cup and then eating it out of a cup.” Clary revealed this information to a federal agent via...
Tags: Videos, Wtf, Celebs, Crime, Pop Culture, Jazz, Savage, R. Kelly, Kelly, Clary, Azriel, Joycelyn Savage, Chicago Trump Tower, Sicko, Azriel Clary, Precedence


Vegan Jogger Roasted Online After Asking Neighbors to Not Cook Meat Outside & Close Windows When Cooking Indoors

I’m going to start by saying not all vegans are annoying people, and many choose that lifestyle for a variety of reasons and simply go about it in silence. Now that that’s out of the way, one unidentified California runner really takes the (vegan) cake for being the stereotypical we all know and hate. On Friday (Feb. 28), the Twitter account Best of Nextdoor posted a message that was sent to a Berkley neighborhood from an anonymous jogger. Anyone who received the message should’ve known it was g...
Tags: Food, Wtf, California, Pop Culture, Jazz, Veganism, Berkeley, Lol, Sxsw, Berkley, Twitter reactions, Oh Really? Please Tell Me More, Dragged Online, Nextdoor app, You Are The Worst, Best of Nextdoor


Two Confirmed Coronovirus Cases Hit Atlanta, Georgia! Gov. Holds Press Conference… (VIDEO)

Welp… there goes the neighborhood!!! Atlanta officials have confirmed that that there are at least two confirmed cases of COVID-19, the coronavirus in Fulton County. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp confirmed the news during a late-night news conference Monday evening (March 2, 2020) and shared additional information about the cases, which involved family members who had just returned from a trip to Italy. Details below… (more…) Related Posts WARNING! Medical Study Links Oral Sex to Throat...
Tags: Health, Wtf, Celebrities, News, California, Atlanta, Italy, Health & Wellness, Welp, Brian Kemp, Fulton County Georgia, Atlanta Gossip


Coronavirus Patient From China Went to North Star Mall in San Antonio for 2 Hours Before Returning to Quarantine

A woman who evacuated Wuhan, China and tested positive for the coronavirus in San Antonio, Texas was released from quarantine over the weekend after federal officials believed she was in the clear. However, officials said Monday (Mar. 2) in a news conference that the woman was returned to isolation after testing “weakly positive” for the virus, and while she was out of treatment for around 12 hours, she went to a local mall and hotel. According to officials, the woman met the criteria for releas...
Tags: Wtf, Texas, News, Cdc, China, United States, Jazz, State Department, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, San Antonio, Wuhan, Texas Center, San Antonio Texas, San Antonio Express News, Wuhan China, Really


The Best “Invisible Man” Movies That You’ve Never Seen

(Welcome to The Best Movies You’ve Never Seen, a series that takes a look at slightly more obscure, under-the-radar, or simply under-appreciated movies. This week we go looking for little-seen movies featuring invisibility!) This week’s big new release is a fresh take on a classic – a Universal Monsters classic to be precise – but while Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man finds its own identity by playing around with the formula, plenty of other films have followed similar paths to entirely diff...
Tags: Wtf, Movies, India, Disney, Vincent Price, Features, Tokyo, Bob, Leigh Whannell, George Romero, Paul Verhoeven, Kurt Russell, Wells, Michele, Griff, Arun


If you like your alternate history, you can keep your alternate history!

Blah blah, universal healthcare but if you like your insurance you can keep your insurance blah something end the divisiveness yadda yadda move forward...* record scratch noise *What did he just say? That he led NYFC through 9/11?Dude, you can't even remember when you got elected mayor and you want to be president? If you like your alternate history, you can keep your alternate history! . [Author: Tam]
Tags: Politics, Wtf, Guns, Tam, NYFC


Fifth Grade Student Airlifted to Hospital & Receives 6 Stitches After Teacher Physically Assaults Him Over Juice Box

An 11-year-old elementary student had to be airlifted to a hospital and received six stitches following an incident with a teacher. Last week, Kamauri Williamson, a fifth-grader at Post Elementary School in Houston, Texas, was left waiting at school with a large gash just above his eyebrow until his mother arrived. Kiana Randolph rushed to the school after receiving a phone call saying that her son had been injured. But she was shocked to find her son with a wound so serious that he was airlifte...
Tags: Wtf, Texas, Kids, News, Children, Abc, Teachers, Jazz, Houston, Williamson, Houston Texas, Randolph, KTRK, Human Interest, Really, Bad Teacher


High School Basketball Announcer Under Fire After Describing Black Players’ Names as “Disgusting”

A veteran high school sports announcer is Oklahoma is facing backlash after making a racist comment while introducing players of a basketball team. The Crooked Oak High School girls’ basketball team was shocked as they took the court for their game against Newkirk High School on Friday (Feb. 21) due to the announcer’s insensitive comment about some of the black players’ names. “The Crooked Oak Lady Ruff Necks, now their names are pretty disgusting.“ He was replaced during the game’s halftime bre...
Tags: Videos, Facebook, Wtf, News, Sports, High School, Jazz, Oklahoma, Freeman, KFOR, Newkirk, Human Interest, Really, That's Racist, Crooked Oak High School, Newkirk High School


Study Shows Big Oil Rewards Members of Congress With Cash After Anti-Environment Votes

It’s no secret that the oil and gas industry is in the pockets of our elected officials. I mean, a climate denier doesn’t sit in the White House by accident, right? A new study, however, confirms just how powerful contributions from the oil and gas sector can be.Read more...
Tags: Elections, Wtf, Science, Congress, White House, Oil And Gas, Fossil Fuel Industry