Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Angry, sad, disappointed and hungry”: We talk to KFC customers KFC has closed more than half of its 900 UK outlets after delivery problems meant they ran out of chicken. Last week, the fried chicken chain switched its delivery contract to DHL, which blamed “operational issues” for the supply disruption. It was unclear when the delivery problems would be rectified, a KFC…

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Wtf Is The Doomsday Clock And Are We All Going To Die?

Remember just one short year ago when the Trump presidency was made official and everyone was like, “this is totally the end of the world as we know it?” Well it looks like our overdramatic hyperbole might not be too far off. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to apocalypse o’clock midnight yesterday, which, in simple terms confirms that we’re all pretty much fucked….

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Eurostar launches London-Amsterdam route

Image copyright Getty Images It’s been a long time coming, but finally passengers will have the option of travelling between the UK and the Netherlands direct by rail. The German operator Deutsche Bahn announced and then cancelled a link between the UK and Dutch capitals five years ago. Since then, Eurostar’s efforts have been plagued by technical and bureaucratic set-backs. Uptake is likely to be small, at least at first….

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The world as we know it is now a giant sandwich

Image: Lee St. John/Facebook Lee St. John from Minnesota had an ingenious idea: build an earth sandwich. Four hours later, he teamed up with his new friend, Subash Luitel, in India to take over the world, Subway style.  SEE ALSO: Some dudes recreated Ralph Wiggum’s legendary grilled crayon sandwich It was as simple as laying one slice of bread on the ground in Minnesota and having Subash place down a…

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We’re Averaging One School Shooting Every 60 Hours In 2018

That’s an average of one school shooting every 60 hours thus far in 2018, more than double the number of school shootings recorded in any of the previous three years in that same period. Those numbers are according to data compiled by the gun control advocacy organization Everytown for Gun Safety, which defines a school shooting as any time a firearm is discharged on or around a campus.  President Donald Trump…

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After Black Panther, Now Is the Time for a Storm Movie

Theres a moment until Black Panther. A white wig slapped on the fantastic Blade franchiseparticularly Blade II, directed by Thor: Ragnarok. Bryan Singers films never seemed able to explore social commentary beyond the tenuous being a mutant is like being gay metaphor he continued to double down on, and do we really believe that Fox was going to hire a black woman to mold Storm as she truly deserved to…

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Mexican Cross-Country Skier Finishes Last, Gets Tearjerking Hero’s Welcome

But the 43-year-old ― who hadn’t ever skied until last year ― won the hearts of TV viewers around the world for the emotional way in which his race concluded. Madrazo proudly held it aloft as he crossed the finish line: Matthias Hangst via Getty Images They then hoisted him into the air: Murad Sezer / Reuters ODD ANDERSEN via Getty Images Check out the video here: Madrazo, who has…

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Poacher Found Decapitated After Being Mauled To Death By A Pride Of South African Lions

Three lions living in Tzaneen Lion and Predator Park, South Africa, were found decapitated in January 2017. Their bodies had been stolen, police believe, to be sold to traditional medicine practitioners in Mozambique. Then, later that year, another big cat was found poisoned and mutilated. Now, it appears to be the turn of the hunter. Police are investigating the death of a man discovered decapitated and mauled to death by a pride…

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The Trump Administration Wants To Turn The ISS Into A Private Commercial Venture

The funding for the International Space Station (ISS) might come from the private sector after 2024, according to an internal NASA document seen by the Washington Post. The document details the budget request that the Trump administration has put forward for the space agency. “The decision to end direct federal support for the ISS in 2025 does not imply that the platform itself will be deorbited at that time – it…

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All The Best Signs We Saw At The Women’s March This Weekend

ICMYI: A couple pretty important things happened this past Saturday, January 20th: 1. Trump, against all odds, managed to reach the first anniversary of his inauguration. 2. The government shut down. (But it’s back open now so we’re chill.) 3. Hundreds of thousands of women took to the streets to protest the molding orange that rots away lives in the White House for the second year in a row. As…

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5 Political Podcasts That Will Make You Like, Really Smart

You’ve probably heard someone start a sentence with, “So, I’ve been listening to this podcast…” and immediately wanted to punch them in their pretentious face. We get it. And we hate to do this to you, but we’ve been listening to these political podcasts…and they’re like, really good. Political podcasts are a great way to stay informed, get your news while you’re on the go, and prevent anyone from trying…

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Bulger killer jailed for indecent images

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRalph Bulger says the sentence given to Jon Venables is an insult Following the hearing, campaigners condemned Venables’ sentence as “too short”. Chris Johnson, of the Justice for James Campaign, said: “Sitting through this hearing this morning was a horrendous ordeal for Denise, having to listen to the vile and repulsive behaviour that Venables has engaged in yet again. “The length of…

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Why We’re Stressed About Meryl Streep Joining ‘Big Little Lies’

On Wednesday evening, the internet collectively screamed due to the news that Meryl Streep is joining the cast of . That’s right, mother has come to Monterey. If this is the first time you’re hearing this news, please give yourself a minute or two to hyperventilate into a paper bag, I promise it’s normal. Up until now, details about the second season of have been very scarce, but this makes…

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