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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle hold hands and whisper sweet nothings in public for the first time

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Not since the Victorian era has the general public been so shook at two people holding hands in public.  But, these two star-crossed, hand-holding lovers are no ordinary people. They’re Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. And, they just made their very first public appearance since word got out about their courtship.  SEE ALSO: Why the royal statement on trolling is unprecedented Harry and Meghan were every inch the couple as they sat courtside at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto watching the wheelchair tennis semi-finals between Australia and New Zealand.  Just look at them, smiling and flirting together. “Oh Harry, […]

Foo Fighters ‘Carpool Karaoke’ is here and it’s just as awesome as we’d all hoped

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It’s here, people: earlier in the week we had some sweet, delicious hints that the Foo Fighters would be starring in a surprise episode of Carpool Karaoke, and we have not been disappointed. The 13-minute adventure starts out with some vigorous air-drumming to “All My Life,” carries on with even more vigorous air-drumming during “Best Of You,”then warms down with some slightly less vigorous air-drumming for “Learn to Fly.” SEE ALSO: Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams are too adorable on ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Also there’s some discussion of how the Foo Fighters formed, a chat about the infamous stadium leg break […]

Watch a behind-the-scenes for the biggest moment in ‘Game of Thrones’ episode 7

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Warning: Obviously contains a few spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7, episode 7. If ever you needed proof that the Game of Thrones characters love each other really, just watch the behind-the-scenes video above for the dragon pit scene in episode 7. SEE ALSO: Sophie Turner celebrated the ‘Game of Thrones’ finale with the ultimate Instagram post Admittedly the featurette doesn’t give too much away (although it’s interesting to hear them talk about the extent to which Jaime is convinced by Dany, Jon, and Tyrion), but at the very least it’s worth watching for moments like this:  Glorious. Read […]

Girl finds ‘Excalibur’ at the bottom of the same lake it was hurled

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Image: SWNS.com This is 7-year-old Matilda Jones, and she’s just casually found “Excalibur”, the legendary sword, in the same lake where it was thrown according to the King Arthur myth:  Image: SWNS.com Matilda was paddling in Dozmary Pool, in Cornwall, with her dad Paul when she stumbled across the 4ft long metal sword.   SEE ALSO: SXSW attendees free Excalibur like ‘King Arthur’ and create some epic social videos Image: SWNS.com Out of coincidence, her dad had only told Matilda and her sister about the legend of King Arthur before the discovery during a six-day holiday in Cornwall.  “It was […]

This UK company will pay you to drink gin

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Image: mashable composite/lawrence k. ho/getty images For the non-Don Drapers among us, drinking at work is a far-off fantasy. But UK company ILoveGin wants to change that for one lucky “gintern.” ILoveGin, which is a monthly, subscription-based gin club (think Birchbox for gins), is hiring a paid intern to taste-test new gins, connect with gin brands, visit distilleries across the UK and just generally live a gin-centric existence. Not bad. SEE ALSO: 9 interview responses that are not nearly as original as you think A photo posted by Katie Brennan (@bloodyhellbrennan) on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:12am PDT There are […]

10-year-old autistic girl singing ‘Hallelujah’ will send shivers up your spine

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LONDON A 10-year-old girl from Northern Ireland has wowed people around the world after a video of her singing in her school choir went viral. SEE ALSO: Father’s search for autistic son’s cup completed thanks to the kindness of the internet The video of the choirs’s version of Leonard Cohens “Hallelujah” recorded at the school’s Christmas show has gained almost 170,000 views in three days. Kaylee Rodgers, from Donaghadee, County Down, has autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but singing has helped her build up her confidence. According to the National Autistic Society, autism is a “developmental disability that […]

Man tries and fails to control retired racehorse in hilarious GoPro footage

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“Whoah, whoah, whoah… Sham, walk… woah… Shamrock!… No, Sham for FUCK’S SAKE!” These are just some of the gloriously panicked sounds made by the man filming the video above, as he desperately attempts to stop his retired racehorse Shamrock from reliving his glory days on the track. SEE ALSO: Mini horses lead cops in a nail-biting, low-speed chase “Shamrock is a retired racehorse,” wrote rider Nick Bull in the YouTube description. “On this day, he forgot he was retired, or that I’m not that experienced a rider and decided to take me for the ride of my life.” No prizes […]

UK drone users get new guidelines as officials try to rein in airport incidents, privacy violations

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Image: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Operating a drone in the UK just got a little tougher, and safer. On Saturday, the UK government posted new rules governing the use of drones weighing over 250 grams (about half a pound), with input from the Department for Transport, the Civil Aviation Authority, and the Military Aviation Authority. SEE ALSO: Scientists are creating drones that fly in sync with each other The guidelines state that drone users will have to register their devices and undergo safety awareness testing to ensure that they’re aware of UK security, privacy, and safety rules. Part of the impetus […]