Yep, someone has made music from a fidget spinner

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You might be already very familiar with the work of YouTuber Andrew Huang. 

He’s attained quite a following for making music out of unconventional things, like water, or “99 Red Balloons” composed entirely by balloons. 

SEE ALSO: The only thing worse than the fidget spinner craze is fidget spinner apps

Despite all that, all his fans want to see is him make music from fidget toys. “This has gotta be one of my most requested videos of all time,” Huang exclaims. And so, here we are.

Being an instrument that doesn’t make much noise apart from a whirr and a click, it works best for a “minimal techno” track, and Huang’s effort ends up being close to a tune you’d hear on record label Perlon. Read more…

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Here’s a snake regurgitating a living snake, because nature is disgusting

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This crazy crash landing footage is why you don’t propose on a hot air balloon

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Terrifying footage emerges from raging storm in Moscow

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Kremlin’s sexy music video tells kids protesting corruption isn’t cool

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Kleptocracy is lit AF. 

Political opposition? Lame, according to Russian pop singer Alisa Vox—who, according to a source who talked to Russian news site Meduza, was paid $35,000 by the Kremlin for her new music video. 

SEE ALSO: France dislikes Trump even more than Putin, so that’s reassuring

The song is called “Baby Boy,” and it’s all about the joys of not protesting. Here’s a sample of the lyrics, as translated by The Moscow Times:

The rest of the song describes a student protester who holds signs with “weak hands,” missing classes and getting bad grades because he’s a “puppet” of opposition forces who falsely promise him “great riches.” Read more…

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Great white shark leaps into tiny boat, fisherman treats it like NBD

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Welp, I’m never fishing again. 

Terry Selwood was hoping to catch some snapper off the coast of Evans Head in Australia when a great white shark leapt out of the sea and into his boat. 

SEE ALSO: Police chopper warns paddleboarders they’re surrounded by 15 sharks

“I caught a blur of something coming over the boat … and the pectoral fin of the shark hit me on the forearm and knocked me down on the ground to my hands and knees,” the 73-year-old told the Australia Broadcasting Association. 

The shark measured 9 feet long—a pretty scary sight, considering Selwood’s boat was only 15 feet long. 

After the shark jumped aboard, the fisherman called the local marine rescue unit, who picked him up. They later went back for the boat, where they found the deceased shark.  Read more…

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Watching trucks slide perfectly into parking spaces is a satisfying way to waste time online

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Friends, when it comes to online recreation, you’ve got a lot of options. You could watch an intricate candle carving video, for example. Or watch slime being made. Or watch a nice clip of waterfall. Or watch a teen pour a bunch of Orbeez into a pool. And there’s fidget spinner porn now! It’s all right there!

Today, I’d like to throw another internet activity into the mix for your consideration: semi-truck parking videos.

SEE ALSO: I am both mortified and mesmerized by these makeup destruction videos

These clips, which feature massive vehicles slipping flawlessly into parking spaces, fall pretty firmly into the “oddly satisfying” category. The truck drivers, for many of whom this is standard practice, are an inspiration for bad parkers like yours truly, who failed her first driving test (passed the second, though!) and has literally never parallel parked in the wild. Read more…

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The Pope did not appear that thrilled to meet Justin Trudeau

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Pope Francis is not here for your Instagram likes.

The Pope was recently photographed with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was just born for the camera. But instead of smiling, the Pope decided he would put on his best “I’d rather be reading encyclicals” face.

SEE ALSO: Pope Francis met President Trump and looked insanely psyched about it

We all thought the Pope was just really sad about meeting President Trump. But not even Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, could win the angsty Pope’s heart.

It’s not them, it’s him.

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It’s entirely possible that Francis just doesn’t like to smile for these shots. Or he doesn’t like world leaders. Call him the “INFJ” Pope. Read more…

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President Trump finally calls Portland attack ‘unacceptable’—but slyly avoids his base

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On Friday, two men, Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, were brutally murdered while trying to confront someone hurling anti-Muslim epithets on a comm in Portland.

The two have been widely hailed as heroes, but not by President Donald Trump — until Monday. 

Trump broke his silence with a tweet from the @POTUS handle. Forgive us if this doesn’t seem to have come from Trump himself.

The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable. The victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. Our prayers are w/ them.

— President Trump (@POTUS) May 29, 2017

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Ariana Grande’s mom shares heartwarming message on Memorial Day

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Ariana Grande’s mom has a few words of support for fans and victim’s of last week’s terror attack. 

The explosion outside of the pop star’s concert in Manchester, England, killed 22 people and injured more than 60. 

Afterwards, Ariana tweeted out that she would return to Manchester to put on a benefit concert for those affected by the attack. On Monday, her mother, Joan, also tweeted out a message of hope. 

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— Joan Grande (@joangrande) May 29, 2017

“This past week I have spent in reflective thought, prayer & deep sorrow,” she tweeted. 

“I stand with you all in the face of evil & we stand together to never let it rule our lives! Thank you to all those who helped in any way that night in Manchester. I continually thank those who are & were in service protecting our freedoms every day all over the world! #MemorialDay.”  Read more…

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