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Starbucks barista shares video of a very good dog hilariously devouring a Puppuccino

Starbucks barista shares video of a very good dog hilariously devouring a Puppuccino(图1)

Yes, dogs enjoy Starbucks whipped cream. No, that doesn't make them basic.

Max, a dog, is Jodie Brooke's favorite customer. The Starbucks barista posted a video on Monday of her feeding her canine friend a Puppuccino through the drive-thru window.

While a Puppuccino is just whipped cream, it's pretty popular for dog owners that also love Starbucks.

Multiple people responded with videos of their own chows chowing down on whipped cream, either in their own cup or off of their owner's lids.

Starbucks barista shares video of a very good dog hilariously devouring a Puppuccino(图2)

No hands are necessary when a hungry snout is involved.

Next time your pooch is on the prowl for a snack, look no further than the Starbucks drive-thru window.

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  • Woman buys totally NOT haunted doll and terrifies the entire internet

    Woman buys totally NOT haunted doll and terrifies the entire internet


    We throw around the word "cursed" a lot on the internet these days — cursed images, cursed memes, even cursed food preparation — but where's the really spooky stuff? It's time to bring out some actual haunted content to the forefront again.

    Unless it looks like I'll concur some light demonic possession from the post, I don't want to see it. But Twitter provided me with a great subject. Enter @TheNerdyVixen, and Abigail, the totally not haunted antique doll.

    According to @TheNerdyVixen, she found this little cursed beauty at an antique mall in Momence, Illinois. She describes herself to Mashable as an "odd lady," saying that "I'm always drawn to weird things but I don't usually buy them. This one just needed to come home with me. Haha."

    Haha, indeed.

    But perhaps it was Abigail herself that was getting the last laugh, according to the very instantaneous and intense reactions to her purchase. The questioning commenced — was the choice to take Abigail home really a conscience one? Or was lil' Abby just waiting for her next victim.


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    Now I may be a doll aficionado, but my expertise is strictly in uncursed dolls. It's hard to ignore those soulless, button eyes, the sewn mouth, the dress with a stain that may or may not be blood(Opens in a new tab). However, my ruling on the evilness of this doll (on a scale of bathes in holy water, to deserving of a horror franchise) is that she seems ominous, but fairly benign. The cat didn't react(Opens in a new tab), she enjoys a good pizza sacrifice(Opens in a new tab), and sits politely in her own time out chair(Opens in a new tab). Maybe Rihanna had a point — perhaps it is possible to become friends with the monster.

    Just because a doll is cursed does not mean that you have to be mean to it. The initial knee-jerk reaction to Abigail (even my own) was tainted with creepypasta levels of edginess. But dolls are beautiful creatures that should be respected and loved. All of us cried during the furnace scene(Opens in a new tab) in Toy Story 3, don't even lie.

    For now, Abigail is living her best life in her new home, her daily adventures chronicled in a Twitter account run by @TheNerdyVixen titled Abigail The Totally Not Haunted Doll(Opens in a new tab). She deserves as much love as much as any Barbie on the market right now.

    Even with eyes that could stare through your very soul and pierce the veil, Abigail is all right in my book. Freaky flaws and all.


  • English fans toss their beers high and far to celebrate World Cup goal


    English fans toss their beers high and far to celebrate World Cup goal

    There were a lot of pent-up feelings for the English as their mens World Cup took to the pitch to face Croatia in the World Cup semifinal.

    The world's home of soccer hasn't won a World Cup since 1966 but England are believers again thanks to a trip to the World Cup semifinal against Croatia on Wednesday.

    And this fifth minute goal from Kieran Trippier in the match, to put England up 1-0, resulted in so much English jubilation.

    And, specifically for the crowds back in England, it was a chance to fling all those pints of beer high overhead.

    At publish time, things are tense, though, as Croatia has tied the match 1-1, given their fans a chance for a beer-soaked celebration of their own.

    UPDATE: July 11, 2018, 4:39 p.m. EDT It's ultimately heartbreak for England, who lost 2-1, so here's hoping for more beers to drown the sorrows.

  • The NSFW meme Chris Evans accidentally shared is way better than dick pics

    The NSFW meme Chris Evans accidentally shared is way better than dick pics

    In an accidental Instagram post, actor Chris Evans shared an important public service announcement with his 6.1 million followers: "Guard That Pussy."


    For those of you who've been offline the past few days, let's back up a second. On Saturday, Evans had a bit of a social media mishap when he briefly posted a screenshot of a camera roll to his Instagram Story.

    Among the collection of 11 photos and videos that were visible in the screenshot was a dick pic, which obviously made headlines. But Evans also shared a meme that featured the words "Guard That Pussy" (GTP) atop of a photo of his face.

    Since Evans told the world he's down with GTP, I, for one, haven't stopped thinking about it.

    Nude photos are private and should not be sought out or shared. But hilarious, gasp-inducing memes? After several conversations with friends and co-workers, we ultimately came to the same conclusion. The GTP meme should be the only image in the spotlight.

    When you think about it, the meme is really something. If this was a screenshot from Evans' own personal photo library, that means he actively saved (or made!!!!) this image himself. Iconic.

    According to tweets, the meme also means different things to different people. Is Chris doing the guarding himself? (Big Captain America energy.) Is he the one that people should be guarding from? And also, does Chris Evans sext with self-centered memes like this? I have so many questions.

    No matter what the meme is used for, the fact that Evans himself shared it to his own social media account is absolutely hilarious. Will I ever get over it? Unclear! But I'm certainly not alone in my appreciation.

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    While we should all respectfully let the Chris Evans nude photo discourse fade as quickly as possible, we can keep the GTP meme alive for the rest of time, right? As a treat.

  • Olympian Gus Kenworthy took selfies with an albino raccoon in South Korea

    Olympian Gus Kenworthy took selfies with an albino raccoon in South Korea


    Cat cafes are so 2017 -- Gus Kenworthy miles ahead of us with his visit to a raccoon cafe.

    Kenworthy competed in slopestyle skiing for Team USA in Pyeongchang for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Although his events are over, the Olympian stopped in South Korea's capital to visit Seoul's Blind Alley, a cafe where customers can hang out with raccoons, corgis, and a capybara.

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    He posted photos from his visit -- complete with a cuddly albino raccoon -- with the caption "they really do love trash!"

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    (Note that Kenworthy won a silver medal for freestyle skiing during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, so he's pretty far from trash.)

    People were pretty jealous that Kenworthy got to hold a raccoon.

    While others were jealous that the raccoon got to spend time in the arms of Kenworthy.


    He also tweeted this relatable poster from the cafe, that reminds patrons that the raccoon is a boy and isn't pregnant -- "He is just fat."

    Although the photos are adorable, there have been a few not cute reviews of the cafe.

    Wildlife experts say that the animals don't belong in such close contact with humans, and that it's unhealthy for them. As the Dodo reports(opens in a new tab), even if the raccoons were saved from a fur farm, they belong in a wildlife sanctuary instead of surrounded by selfie sticks.

    In more positive news, Kenworthy shared this inspiring moment with his partner, which was captured on TV. Kenworthy came out after his silver medal win in Sochi, and this is the first Olympics he's competed in while openly gay.

    "Being here now, out and proud and living my life authentically," he wrote on Instagram(opens in a new tab), "I'm walking away more fulfilled without a medal than I did at the last Games with one."

  • Tech companies, stop marketing my period to me in millennial pink


    Tech companies, stop marketing my period to me in millennial pink

    My period is a dark, viscous, murderous red. Yet tech companies keep selling me products to control it, all cast in that mellow-cool shade of my generation: millennial pink.

    I'm frequently served ads for period tracker apps and other forms of reproductive health monitoring and pregnancy management on social media. And I've noticed among the subtly cute icons, the minimalist san-serif fonts, and clean lines, a beige-pink palette that looks nothing like what comes out of me once a month.

    Tech companies: Please stop marketing my vagina to me in a color that reeks of stale marketing meetings, approachability, and tranquility. I'm not afraid of my period, and your app can't tame it.

    I was reminded of this cliché color scheme with the release of Fitbit's new smartwatch, the Versa. It will feature, for the first time, a menstrual-cycle tracker.

    SEE ALSO: Hands on with the Fitbit Versa, a smartwatch for everyone

    Starting this spring, women can enable the feature during setup. Period days will show up in the Versa's calendar tracker in a chic light pink. The blue days are fertile ovulation days. Baby blue.

    Pink is for periods, blue is for baby-making. Credit: Fitbit

    For what it's worth, Fitbit also incorporates other shades of pink: a fat, hot pink droplet indicates days of heavy flow, a few hot pink circles mean spotting. Fitbit explained that the "magenta" color was intentionally chosen to represent period day predictions and states of being.

    “Magenta was chosen as a color that embodied empowerment and energy, while still clearly signaling what it’s meant to without hitting you over the head," Garrett Godsey, Fitbit's senior UX designer, said. "The pink is a result of the magenta being semi-transparent to signal that a period is predicted, rather than confirmed. We’re glad the resulting pink color turned out to be popular!”

    The functionality itself provides more than just a calendar. There are also options to track fluids, and other symptoms some women may get, like headaches and cramps. Plus, Versa users can access educational and editorial content about women's health or join women's health-oriented communities.

    Aside from whether or not you buy into any period app's general value proposition — that "tracking" one's period helps you have safer sex, pregnancy wise; or that mentally and physically preparing for your period by putting it in a calendar somehow makes your life better? — there's something else, um, fishy, going on.

    The gateway to all this reproductive knowledge is painted in millennial pink.

    Does this palette — Pantone's 2016 color of the year — look familiar to a certain period vs. ovulation calendar?

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    Millennial pink, also called "Tumblr pink," is the muted pink hue that's dominated runways, interior design, home goods, and book and magazine covers galore. It's not just one color of pink, it's a spectrum of matte pinks and beiges that have a somewhat subdued vibe. The Cut aptly describes millennial pink(opens in a new tab) as running the gamut "from salmon mousse to gravlax."

    If you've seen it, you know it. And it often comes with a side of hot pink or orange-y red, or is complimented with a tranquil blue-gray or a vibrant green. Pantone's Laurie Pressman, vice president of the Pantone Color Institute, says it has to have a tinge of orange to it, too.

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    Many publications have opined about the prevalence of this color and its supporting characters: what it means, why we like it, why it just won't go away. In an exhaustive timeline(opens in a new tab) of millennial pink from its origins to its hegemony, The Cut notes that what makes millennial pink so appealing is its nod to femininity, with a dose of ironic distance; or, as they call it, "ambivalent girliness."

    "With Millennial Pink, gone is the girly-girl baggage; now it’s androgynous," writes The Cut.

    Pantone points to the sense of calm millennial pink conveys. It writes(opens in a new tab) in its 2016 color of the year announcement:

    As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming more prominent. Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace.

    Unsurprisingly, these sorts of pinks also connote youthfulness.

    "The grouping of pinks that fall under the Millennial Pink umbrella are engaging," Pressman told Mashable over email. "Playful and innocent, they carry with them a suggestion of a sweet taste or scent. They have a lightness, romantic sensibility and this attitude of carefree youthfulness." 

    This is the color — the de-feminized signifier of youthful nostalgia and order over chaos — that period trackers and women's health apps choose for the design and marketing of their product. It represents more than just a use of a popular color; coded into these design choices is a sense of bridling.

    And, it's everywhere.

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    I first noticed the not-so-bright-pink in an advertisement to freeze my eggs. The multiple shades of pink weren't the only thing I found problematic about the ad, but it was what got my attention.

    I also noticed it in ads served to me for rhythm method period tracking and vaginal bacterial analysis.

    But the period app is where 20-somethings' favorite pinks really rules the day. The top three menstrual tracker apps in the Apple app store use it in their branding. There is even a tracker app called Pink Pad whose use of pink runs the salmon spectrum from mousse to smoked. In addition to the actual UI of Pink Pad, their social media branding features funny and inspirational quotes on a background of, you guessed it, light pink.

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    You know what's missing from most of these ads? Red. Rusty or scarlet, nearly black or a waterier apple color, red is almost entirely absent from the UI and marketing materials of period tracking and women's health apps and tech services. Maybe it's too on the nose. Maybe it's off-putting, sexy, powerful, or scary. In any case, the color of blood is not the color of period apps.

    Red's absence in place of the loaded millennial pink is disappointingly predictable. It doubles down on the association of periods with death, injury, and fear.

    "The main reason designers and marketers of women’s health product would want to avoid the color red is because of its association with blood," Pressman said. "Red can also signify danger, evil and anger, probably not the feelings one wants to engender when trying to promote health."

    But red's exclusion in place of the much friendlier pink is a bit ironic, and more than a little problematic.

    If pink signifies restrained girliness and order, the prospect of a period tracker app, especially one branded in pink, belies a misunderstanding of periods.

    Now, I do not love my period. It is mostly just an inconvenient fact of life. But during my period, I'm nicer to myself, without feelings of guilt and debilitation. That's because periods help women understand ourselves; they don't work against us (although it may feel that way sometimes). So an app, colored to convey a sense of control, that purports to master one of the powerful biological markers of being a woman, misses the role that periods actually play in women's lives.

    Plus, using a color associated with "youthfulness" to market a product that monetizes the period — the traditional marker of the end of childhood and the beginning of sexual maturity — denies, shushes even, the full-fledged womanhood that a period represents.

    Both through apps and their marketing, the tech industry's approach to women's health is to turn an internal rhythm into a digital record, to transform a bright and messy reality into a clean and muted one. Millennial pink represents more than just an aesthetic choice: It's prudish, and infantilizing.

    Period trackers may be helpful to some women. But to the companies making and marketing these apps, please, don't elide this aspect of womanhood by painting it with a trendy, approachable color that turns femininity into ironic girlishness, a period of bodily and emotional rawness into tempered calm. You might be afraid of our periods. But we're not.

    Let it flow.

    UPDATE 3/15/2018 2:00 p.m. E.S.T.: This article was updated to include a statement from Fitbit.

    UPDATE 3/27/2018 10:00 a.m. P.S.T.: This article was updated with comment from Fitbit.

  • Yes, everything is hard, but at least your family isnt being circled by a great white shark

    Yes, everything is hard, but at least your family isnt being circled by a great white shark


    Sharks are invariably a part of the sea in Australia, but this encounter was a bit too close for one family.

    Jodie Brown was on a boat with her family of seven on Tuesday near the town of Port Victoria in South Australia, when a great white shark estimated to be five metres long began to circle them.

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    "It just swam up to the boat from behind and it was just circling us for about 20 minutes, it would just go round and come back again," Brown told The Advertiser(opens in a new tab).

    “We had to leave in the end to take two girls back to shore because they were freaked out, but the whole time it was just amazing."

    Brown told the newspaper the shark might've been attracted by the fish they were catching from the boat.

    In a video, people were told to stand away from the edge of the vessel, which measured 6 metres long -- only slightly larger than the shark.

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    "We were all in shock really because of the size and width of it ... it was an incredible experience because it's not often you're in the presence of something bigger and more powerful than yourself," Gemma Brown told Sunrise(opens in a new tab) on Thursday.

    Unfortunately the shark's appearance meant that swimming plans were put off, but it's certainly a freaky confrontation you won't see everyday.

  • Garbage plates: The great American dish


    Garbage plates: The great American dish

    What is the quintessential American food?

    The answer is hard to pin down. This is a vast country made up of an astounding array of people and as a nation we have yet to really establish a satisfying answer for what our emblematic meal is. I have a contender I'd like to put forward on this, the birthday of the United States of America: the garbage plate.

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    You may not be familiar with garbage plates but that's OK. Someday every American will know the inimitable joy of this hodge-podge dish that combines the finest fares that this country has to offer. It's not a simple food to explain, and that's possibly what makes it such a perfect fit for this place so many people call home.

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    We just need to spread it far and wide from its humble beginnings in Rochester, New York.

    The plate

    The garbage plate has multiple parts, all of it usually contained inside a styrofoam, or hopefully more recyclable container, with steep enough walls so as not to let any of the food fall out while shoveling it in your mouth.

    First there's the base. At the bottom of any garbage plate there should be a healthy serving of few different foods: french fries (or, as the locals call their shorter, fatter variant: home fries), macaroni salad, or baked beans. Usually you pick one or two of these, the most common and acceptable choice being the home fries/mac salad combo.

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    Next there's the protein. On top of the base you can put hot dogs, hamburger patties, chicken tenders, mozzarella sticks, veggie burgers, a grilled cheese, sausages, or a fish fry. It can be whatever your heart desires as long as you can cut it up pretty easily and it's something you personally find tasty.

    Finally there's the toppings. Ketchup, mustard, and onions are all optional, but there's one essential ingredient that ties everything together: hot sauce. The traditional garbage plate uses a flavorful, meaty hot sauce that you can easily make with onions, garlic, beef, tomato sauce, vinegar and a handful of spices including cayenne and chili powder, although you can sub out the beef if you're not into that kind of thing.

    Once the three layers are assembled, it's encouraged to mix all of it thoroughly so that you get a little piece of everything in every single bite. And don't forget the side of bread and butter, just because.

    Thus we have the garbage plate.

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    The origins

    The garbage plate is a local feat of ingenuity that stems from the greater Rochester area of upstate New York, located about 70 miles east of Buffalo and situated upon the winding Genesee River amidst rolling farmland and suburb-spackled swampland.

    Known as the birthplace of Kodak, Xerox, and Susan B. Anthony, Rochester has a rich history that stretches back hundreds of years, rising up out of Lake Ontario's shadow as America's first boomtown toward the tail end of the 18th century. As a town with a lot to offer to folks looking for a new start in the western hemisphere, Rochester was a natural magnet for all different kinds of people.

    In the second half of the 19th century and leading into the turn of the 20th, a large influx of Greek immigrants came to the states(opens in a new tab), some of who ended up in Rochester. One of those immigrants, Alexander Tahou (pronounced like Tahoe), opened up a restaurant just west of the Genesee River on West Main Street in 1918.

    It was called West Main Texas Hots, the "hots" part referring to Rochester's distinct hot dogs(opens in a new tab) that come in both red and white varieties, the former being pretty much your standard hot dog and the latter being a pork-, beef-, and veal-based, unsmoked hot dog similar to Germany's weisswurst. To the residents of Rochester and whoever passed through, West Main Texas Hots offered a hots and potatoes dish that served as the building blocks for what later became a western New York institution.

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    Alexander's son Nick took over in the '40s and changed the name of the joint to Nick Tahou Hots, which remains to this day. Over the decades, the restaurant stayed true to its nature as it catered to Rochestarians with its carb- and protein-covered plates.

    Legend has it, according to (opens in a new tab)Eater(opens in a new tab), that college students in the '80s asked for "that plate with all the garbage on it," and thus the garbage plate received its official name, sealed with a trademark in 1992.

    Since then the garbage plate, also known simply as "the plate" has flourished throughout the area, with an uncountable number of restaurants offering their own takes on the plate. Some stick to the traditional setup of varying qualities while others offer their own spin on it with inspirations from various countries and regions.

    Garbage plates have sprung up here and there all around the country, slowly injecting themselves into the lifeblood of the U.S.A. and becoming more and more popular.

    This is the garbage plate's time to shine.

    American fare

    So what is the quintessential American food? Is it the hamburger? The hot dog? Perhaps it's pizza, the chicken wing, barbecue, or even the burrito?

    No, I say it's the garbage plate.

    The garbage plate is a dish brought to the states by an immigrant. The garbage plate got many people through the Great Depression and the second World War. The garbage plate is able to be personalized to fit any person's tastes.

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    When most people think about American food, fried and grilled food often come to mind, and perhaps the word "abundance" or maybe "large helpings."

    The garbage plate checks all of these boxes. It's an amazing mix of food that can work as a hearty meal out at a table service restaurant or late-night take out grub for possibly intoxicated individuals that need to satisfy their junky food cravings.

    If you love hot dogs, put hot dogs on your plate. If you love fries, put fries on your plate. If you want to make a Mexican-style garbage plate with chorizo, refried beans, or some guacamole, do it.

    The garbage plate represents everyone and the thing that everyone wants: lots of food. It is the quintessential American dish.