Tinder and Delta want to help you pretend to be a world traveler on your dating profile


If you are too busy or strapped for cash to actually go abroad, but you still want to look like a seasoned traveler, Delta and Tinder have a fix for you. 

Apparently if your profile photo makes you look like a world traveler, you’re more likely to get that coveted swipe right on Tinder. But plane tickets are expensive. So Delta has designed a way for you to get that jet-setting pic — without ever leaving home.

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There is now a wall featuring nine different scenes of popular destinations around the world, conveniently located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. You got your classic Eiffel Tower, your red London phone booth, and an Egyptian pyramid, among others.  Read more…

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Sisters surprise their stepdad with the best Father’s Day gift ever


Father’s Day is a day to celebrate all kinds of father figures, no matter the biological relationship. 

That’s why Twitter user Caitlyn and her sister decided to celebrate the big day by surprising their stepdad, and making his fatherhood to them officially legal. She posted this video of them gifting their dad adoption papers and, well, get your tissues ready. 

My sister & I surprised my step dad with adoption papers. Forever grateful for you being our father figure ❤ pic.twitter.com/Wt6RI8qtDN

— cait (@Caitlyn_Emery) June 18, 2017

The look on this dad’s face says it all. He looks as happy to be their dad as they are to have him. Even the family pup is excited by the big family news. Read more…

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Michelle Obama celebrated Father’s Day with this precious throwback photo


We might not get to see members of the Obama family every single day anymore, but that just makes every Twitter or Instagram post these days that much more special. 

For Father’s Day, Michelle Obama shared a touching photograph of Barack Obama, Malia, and Sasha with a message to her husband.

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“Happy Father’s Day,” she tweeted on Sunday. “Our daughters may be older and taller now, but they’ll always be your little girls. We love you.”

Happy #FathersDay @BarackObama. Our daughters may be older and taller now, but they’ll always be your little girls. We love youpic.twitter.com/SGZMmXaQ3a

— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) June 18, 2017 Read more…

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Hillary Clinton was spotted at a Broadway musical and everyone freaked out


Hillary Clinton has been popping up in unexpected places following the 2016 presidential election, and last Thursday was no exception.

The former secretary of state and presidential candidate was joined by husband Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton in the audience of Come From Away, a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical about the 38 planes forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland following the September 11 terrorist attacks. 

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“We often have audience members return to share the show with their family, and Chelsea Clinton bringing her parents was the best,” wrote David Hein, the musical’s co-writer, on Facebook.  Read more…

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Venezuela accuses Twitter of censoring after government accounts are suspended


Venezuela is not happy with Twitter, and Twitter is staying silent.

President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro accused Twitter of censoring by suspending 180 government-related Twitter accounts, including TV and radio stations, Reuters reported. 

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President Maduro suggested the suspensions were directed at Twitter users who supported late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, who was his predecessor. 

“Twitter in Venezuela today deactivated thousands of people’s accounts,” Maduro said at televised rally, according to Reuters. “Simply for being ‘Chavistas.'” Read more…

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For the 892734th time, ‘Stranger Things’ will not resurrect Barb


We here at The Internet have suffered a lot of collective heartbreak, often at the hands of television or streaming, and none stings quiet so virulently as the senseless death of Barbara Holland on Stranger Things

Sadly, Barb is still not coming back.

SEE ALSO: ‘Stranger Things’ cast tease new Season 2 characters

Stranger Things executive producer Shawn Levy told The Hollywood Reporter on Friday that there will be no Barb resurrection in Season 2, which, to be clear, is not news — but sometimes we need to be told.

“People still think Barb’s alive,” an exasperated Levy said on Facebook Live. “You think you want that, but you wouldn’t really want that.”  Read more…

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‘Pitch Perfect 3’ teaser trailer is here to soothe your a capella-loving soul


The Bellas are back, baby! 🎶

Pitch Perfect 3 doesn’t hit theaters until Dec. 22, but a behind-the-scenes look at the film has dropped to give you an aca-mazing a capella fix.

In the clip, the film’s director, Trish Sie, reveals that our favorite group of gals — including Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and Brittany Snow — are hitting the road for a global tour in the new film. The trailer gives a special glimpse at filming, emotional social media posts, and special guest stars like DJ Khaled. No biggie.

This is likely the final installment in the franchise, but from the looks of it the Bellas are ready to bring it. Read more…

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9 of the most hilariously British reactions to the heat wave


In Britain, complaining about the weather is almost as popular a past-time as drinking tea.

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This week, it’s ridiculously hot. The sun’s out, temperatures are up in the early thirties (Celsius), and us Brits are doing what we do best in times like this: moan.


I mean this is just too hot. I’m writing to the council about this.

— Ross Wight (@RossWight) June 18, 2017


It’s so hot the dog has started to melt 😳 pic.twitter.com/Qsl41JkQSu

— The Nut House (@TheNutHouse_) June 18, 2017


It’s so hot in London.

Like, LA hot, but zero breeze.

I’m gonna go look for a breeze.

— Ellen Rose (@icklenellierose) June 18, 2017 Read more…

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Raids are coming to ‘Pokémon Go’


For its first birthday — can you believe it’s almost been a year? — Pokémon Go is getting a massive update. With it comes a revamped Gym system and…raids! 

SEE ALSO: A major new ‘Pokémon Go’ update is on the way

Under the shade of some trees just outside the Los Angeles Convention Center last week, I got a tour of the new features coming in the Pokémon Go updates that will be slowly rolling out as of today.  

Gyms, Your Defending Pokémon, and Gym Badges 

In an attempt to balance Gyms, Niantic will be introducing a few changes, summarized in these two paragraphs from a press release: 

You’ll be able to see all six defending Pokémon in one shot, as opposed to the current Gym system which has players swiping through them one at a time. Of the six, each has to be of a different species to ensure variety in each Gym.   Read more…

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