Saturday, October 31

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cat, Life, viral, Weibo

This cat’s expressions accurately capture how we’ve felt over the years

A British Shorthair cat in China has gone viral for its many dramatic facial expressions.For the past several months, Nana has been a celebrity on the Chinese social media platform Weibo, a microblogging website that is similar to Twitter. The cat has more than 86,000 followers, along with an expression for every single mood that you’ve probably had during your lifetime.Don’t believe us? Take a look at this expression, which pretty much nails the reluctance you, along with many others, probably had when your parents asked you to do your chores.Credit: Nana / WeiboOr this one, which most likely captures the expression you’ve had when you’ve seen an incredibly attractive person at a bar.Credit: Nana / WeiboIf you’ve felt needy at any point in yo...
Body Acceptance, body positivity, Jessica-Joan Richards, linkedin, viral

Woman details harrowing workplace body-shaming incident: ‘This person took away my confidence’

Jessica-Joan Richards, a 28-year-old marketing manager at ABL Recruitment, logged in to her LinkedIn account in early July to upload something she never thought she would share on the professional networking platform — her profile picture.In a now-viral post, Richards, who was born in the Philippines before moving to the U.K. with her family when she was 7, explained that following a body-shaming incident at a previous place of employment, she decided to delete her LinkedIn photo, in fear that her weight may ward off other professional opportunities.“I had a previous senior leader say that I was too fat for my job & that I needed to lose weight,” Richards wrote. “Whether true or not, this statement really affected me, so much so that I stopped allowing my photo...
auditory illusion, brain storm, green needle, illusion, Life, sounds, TikTok, viral

Insane illusion is freaking out social media users: ‘We deserve an explanation’

An auditory illusion driving social media insane has a surprisingly simple solution — but that certainly doesn’t make it any less entertaining.The clip, which is currently blowing up on TikTok, asks viewers to listen to the same sound bite twice, once while looking at a caption reading “green needle” and once while looking at one reading “brainstorm.”I can personally confirm that whichever phrase you are reading is the one you also hear. Don’t believe me?Listen below:The clip, which was shared by TikToker morganfelise and has already been viewed over 440,000 times, has users scratching their heads and doubting their own ears.“Nope don’t like that!” wrote one listener.“I think I’m broken .. I keep hearing Brain Needle,” said another.“That ...
adorable, cute, Dogs, Grandparents, Life, TikTok, viral

Grandma left in tears over family’s sweet surprise: ‘I teared up’

Oh no, not me crying at work again.Connor Strapp, of Raleigh, N.C., shared a video of his family surprising his grandmother with a new puppy shortly after she had to put down her own beloved dog.In the tear-jerking clip, which has since been viewed over 3.9 million times, the family coyly ushers in the new puppy while sitting on their backyard patio with another one of their dogs.“Who’s that?” Strapp’s grandma asks, noticing that suddenly, there seems to be one dog too many out on the terrace.“That’s Missy,” another one of her grandkids replies. Strapp also notes in the video that “Missy” was the name his grandmother had pre-selected for her next dog.“Where did you get her?” she asks, before realizing what’s going on and becoming overwhelmed with ...
Alcohol, Drinking, Life, prank, teenagers, TikTok, Uncategorized, viral, viral trend

The kids are alright and dressing up as grandmas to get booze

It’s 10 p.m., do you know where your children are? If they’re on TikTok, we have a hunch.Teens are dressing up as law-abiding, mask-wearing elderly people to try to score alcohol without a fake ID. The “prank” has taken the social media platform by storm with TikTokers recording themselves pulling off the stunt and racking up millions of views.The videos star teenagers applying drawn-on wrinkles and wigs, some even lucky enough to have access to a walker or cane for a more authentic look. It’s unclear how successful the teenagers are or if a lot of them are just participating in the funny makeover part of the trend.Considering 80-year-olds are not the typical demographic for White Claw or whipped cream flavored Smirnoff vodka, it’s only about time shop c...