All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘fail’

Blue Jeans And Skin Spikes: Bad Ads’ Photoshop Fails

A facepalm worthy Photoshop job is one thing. But when a recent Target ad ruffled feathers with a half-assed editing job on model’s bikini clad body (no – literally – half of her undercarriage is missing), it was cause for questions, like: “Why’d they cut off her lady parts?” and “Will this mid-kini give me some sweet underarm and hip …

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Florida Kid Sent a Bomb Threat to His School via Facebook Message

Florida man kid strikes again! The first rule of anonymous bomb threats is that they are anonymous. Interestingly enough, that’s also the first word in “anonymous bomb threats.” Most Americans who have gone through the public schools system are quite familiar with the school bomb threat. We’ve all had to evacuate the building, line up outside at a rather unsafe …

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Adding Street Fighter’s Chun-Li To Fail Compilation Videos Wins

If ever anything was meant to be collected and presented in a compilation video, it’s people failing on a day-to-day basis. I mean, is it right to laugh at the misfortune of others? No, but who cares, especially when it’s in video format. No one can judge you if you’re laughing from the safety of your own home/office/cubicle, right? To …

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Here’s 18 Minutes of 2013’s Best YouTube Fails

2013 is a little more than halfway over, and that means that idiots have had over 6 months to fail, record themselves failing, and post their videos of themselves failing on YouTube. There’s simply nothing like watching people bust their asses for 18 minutes. Really. It’s a beautiful thing. Almost beautiful enough to make you forget that it’s the Monday …

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This Unsuccessful Burglar Is the Best at Being the Worst

In Redding, California, there is currently a 5′ 11”, 350-pound man still at large who may have just committed one of funniest attempted burglaries in the history of convenient store burglaries. Lucky for us, there’s surveillance footage. [Redding.com via reddit]

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NASA Report Explains Satellite Launch Failure

NASA this week released an eight-page report detailing all its engineers have learned about a failed satellite launch that took place on March 4, 2011. The launch of a Taurus XL T9 rocket, designed by Orbital Science Corporation, was meant to carry the Glory climate change monitoring satellite into orbit. The rocket instead failed to reach orbit, costing the agency …

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Airball Three Shots in Less Than a Minute, Then You Can Say You Had a Bad Day at Work

I know you hate you job, but at least you’re probably doing it better than Mirza Teletović did his on Wednesday night. The Bosnian Brooklyn Nets player had a pretty rough 40-or-so seconds in last night’s game against the Detroit Pistons. On three consecutive trips down the floor, Teletović airballed a shot. Check it out: Everyone has bad days – …

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Luke Bryan Doesn’t Know the National Anthem, Issues Apology

Luke Bryan, the country music singer who began his career by penning tunes for the likes of Travis Tritt and many others, recently performed the National Anthem at the Major League Baseball All-Star game. Although it would appear that Bryan is well-versed in the country’s patriotic ditty, eagle-eyed viewers noticed the musician kept looking at his hand during his performance. …

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Everyone At The San Diego Fireworks Fiasco Probably Thought They Were Witnessing The End Times [VIDEO]

It’s been a week since the entire country got to see the city of San Diego fail in spectacular fashion when they accidentally launched 15 minutes worth of fireworks in about 15 seconds. The whole thing was blamed on a glitch, or more specifically “a signal that was sent to the barges to set the timing of the fireworks.” Nevertheless, …

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Science Girl Ad: If You Want to Be Smart, You’d Better Work It

Here’s a tip, science girl ad masterminds: If you want to attract more women to the field, the last thing you probably want to do is play into gender-based stereotypes. Unless you’re hopelessly single and/or a total misogynist, chances are you’re aware of the fact that girls hate being talked down to, particularly when it comes to topics such as …

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Microsoft Surface Crashes Mid-Debut

It’s hard being Microsoft. Windows has had the stigma of software crashes associated with it for over nearly two decades now, and its blue screen of death has become iconic. The company has even tried to lighten up that blue screen for its new Windows 8 operating system, but a crash is a crash, and its never fun. Since Microsoft’s …

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Birthday Fail: Knocked Out Cold [Viral Video]

Megan’s friends gathered around to wish her a happy birthday. They sang the song. She blew out the candles. Then…

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Video Game Thieves Butt-Dial 911, Discuss Crime For An Hour

If you know anything about me, you know that I love stupid criminals. Sometimes, people are such perfect idiots that the stories write themselves. There’s really no need to embellish or play up the crime in question – it’s just that flawlessly moronic. According to police in Madison, Wisconsin, two men were arrested after they attempted to sell stolen video …

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Drunken Congressional Staffers Use Twitter To Detail Office Party, Bash Boss

Although it’s no David Vitter visiting a prostitute or Anthony Weiner exposing himself to everyone on the internet, it’s still a political scandal worthy or your time. Taxpayers, take a direct look into some of the uselessness of your Congress, all caught on the watchful eye of Twitter. Drinking on the job, while generally frowned upon, could be acceptable in …

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NBC News Twitter Gets Hacked, Spreads False Terrorist Attack Information

With the significance of the weekend quickly building into its emotional crescendo, people are sensitive to any mention of an attack on the United States. So when a prominent television channel finds that their Twitter feed has been hacked and was being used to spread erroneous news concerning a terrorist attack on Ground Zero, there’s a lot of backtracking that …

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Marc Tyler Experiences The Strength of Social Media

Evidently, there should be a rule for all athletes in the public eye — hell, even for those who aren’t — that social media is not your friend. There’s a smoldering battlefield littered with casualties. Names like Kenny Britt and Rashard Mendenhall come to mind, but they are just some of the most recent examples. Now, there’s a new name …

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Philly Inquirer Confuses Atlantis With Challenger on Twitter

Earlier today space shuttle Atlantis launched into space, which marked the end to NASA’s 30-year space program. As with anything else, people flocked to social media to discuss the monumentos, yet sad, event. Mere moments after the countdown clock hit all zero’s, and Atlantis was on it’s way, the Philadelphia Inquirer made a head scratching mistake. They confused Atlantis with …

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Harold Camping: Rapture Rescheduled for October 21, Twitter Laughs On

The “flabbergasted” biblical numerologist Harold Camping has emerged from seclusion and addressed the world about the still impending rapture. Until a broadcast on Family Radio late last night, Camping had only said a few words about the fact that the world did not begin its tailspin towards destruction at 6 pm on May 21st. Those words were caught on tape, …

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News FAIL: Obama Mixed Up With Osama

Late night reporting has to be exhausting, and with all the scrambling around to come up with the breaking Bin Laden news on Sunday, people were bound to make mistakes. Whether malicious or innocent, people unfortunately mixed up Obama and Osama during the coverage of the latter’s death in a Pakistani compound. I, for one, can see how you could …

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