President Obama Reads Mean Tweets About Himself (Again)


President Barack Obama is on back on Jimmy Kimmel’s show for a second presidential edition of the always amusing ‘Mean Tweets’ segment. In which Kimmel asks famous people to read out the, frankly, awful things people say on Twitter about them—obviously not thinking that person would ever read it out on a TV show.

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‘Stranger Things’ Season One Explained


If you watched Netflix’s Stranger Things you probably come away from season one with a whole load of questions. Like, will Eleven return? What’s with the Demogorgon? How the heck does the Upside Down work? What the f*ck is Hopper up to? When’s Stranger Things Season Two going to start? And what’s going on with those slug things living inside Will?

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‘Bad Hombres, Nasty Woman’—Presidential Debate Remix with ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic


The Gregory Brothers, who remix the news, have teamed up with comedy music genius “Weird Al” Yankovic for this very funny musical remix of the third and final 2016 presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. In this version of the debate a wormhole opens up to another universe and ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic gets sucked through it to moderate in the key of Bb minor.

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This is What It’s like to Work with Jigsaw from the Saw Movies


It’s taken a while but this is comedian Chris Capel’s follow up to his very funny 2013 video Living With Jigsaw, which as the title suggests was a sketch about what it’s like to have Jigsaw as a roommate. In this hilarious sequel Capel leaves the home and ponders what it might be like to to work with the villainous Jigsaw from the Saw movies.

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IT’S MONDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


If you thought the weekend went too fast, then that’s because it did. It’s been scientifically proven that weekend time is experienced three times faster than week day time. Or, at least, it should be anyway because that’s how the vast majority of people experience it. Science, get someone on that. For the rest of us, ease into Monday with the links below.

IMDb’s No Small Parts Looks at Walking Dead’s Melissa McBride


The Walking Dead’s character Carol Peletier has been one of the most intriguing on the show. Starting out as a timid and bullied wife she rose to become a hardass zombie slayer who wasn’t afraid to take out the odd human too when the situation demanded it. Her story arc, which has now seen her come full circle and doesn’t want to kill any more, ensured she’s become a fan favorite.

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David Nutt Explores Why Science Must Take the Lead When it Comes to Illegal Drugs


Drugs are bad, mmkay. Except, well, no they’re not. And here psychiatrist David Nutt, who worked as an advisor to the British government before he was was fired after claiming in a science paper that MDMA was statistically no more dangerous than an addiction to horse-riding, looks at the science behind making banned drugs legal.

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This Skateboard is Made Out of 250 Lego Bricks


There are plenty of objects and even musical instruments that are made from Lego, but this creation is seriously impressive. Woodworker Peter Brown decided to used 250 Lego bricks (and 20 ounces of resin) to make an actual working skateboard, all crafted by hand. So far, so good—but can it skate?

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Miss Piggy Sings Lauryn Hill’s ‘Doo-Wop (That Thing)’


Adam Schleichkorn (aka Mylo the Cat) has been making mashups with kids’ TV characters and rap icons for some time now, turning Barney the purple dino into Biggie, or having the cast of Sesame Street sing the Beastie Boys. Now he’s created a mashup with a female lead, so we get Miss Piggy as Lauryn Hill singing ‘Doo-Wop (That Thing).’

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‘Borrow Time’—A Dark Animated Tale from Two Pixar Animators


While Pixar movies are aimed at adults as well as kids, they’re nowhere near as dark as this animation by Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj. The short film reveals a very bleak tale of personal tragedy set in the landscape of the Wild West, a tale that has plenty of loss and mourning in it, so don’t expect anything cheery.

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An Animated Guide to Humanity’s First Interstellar Mission


This animation from the Atlantic reveals how Russian venture capitalist Yuri Milner wants to use a solar sail to explore the cosmos and go into interstellar space. Human spaceflight to our nearest star system, Alpha Centauri, won’t be happening for many, many years but that doesn’t mean we can’t send robots there.

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Pogo Releases Tribute Song to Star Trek: TNG’s Data and Picard


Remix artist Pogo is famed for taking snippets and sounds from Disney movies and TV shows and turning them into melodious music. Now he’s paid tribute to Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Data in a musical medley that Worf would even enjoy.

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