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Plus, an Australian cow and an NYC duck break the Internet.



Holy Cow

Knickers, a 6ft 4in 3,000 pound Australian cow, is turning the Internet. Others, aren’t so thrilled.

What the Duck

Another unique animal, that’s (still) breaking the Internet, is Central Park’s Mandarin Duck.

It’s Pronounced “Palessi”

Payless Shoesource trolled influencers in a new social experiment. The company set up a fake luxury brand called “Palessi” and put together a pop up shop stocked with Payless shoes marked up by 1,800 percent.

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Palessi. Cobalt Gorgeousness. #palessi #blueshoes💙

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Speaking of Shoes…

A 9-year-old girl wrote a letter to professional basketball player Stephen Curry asking why he didn’t sell his shoes in girls’ sizes. Steph says he’s on it.

Thank U, Next

Ariana gave us a teaser to her upcoming music video, with quite a few blasts from the past.

One Is Silver and the Other’s Gold 🎶

Someone used Twitter to find an old friend…

…and someone else used it to find a new one.

Ladies, if he…

Sorry Not Sorry

This thief stole a laptop and then emailed to apologize.

Lettuce Pray

[Some] romaine is okay to eat again!


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Grace Cooper is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where she studied Nonfiction Writing and Psychology. When she's not obsessively reading or writing about the news, you can probably find her eating too much pizza and watching When Harry Met Sally for the hundredth time.

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