Protest of the Day: Thailand is Experiencing Hunger Games IRL

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Protest of the Day: Thailand is Experiencing Hunger Games IRL
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Students protesting the military coup in Thailand have adopted Katniss' 3-fingered salute from Hunger Games, and "The Capitol" is not happy.

The military-controlled government has banned the gesture, and a movie chain has cancelled all screenings of the latest film "Mockingjay" as a result of the protests and, reportedly, pressure from the police.

Five students were arrested at a speech this week by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-O-Cha (Thailand's President Snow), wearing shirts that read "Don't Want a Coup."

Chan-O-Cha is denying any involvement in the screening cancellations. He also says he isn't phased by the salute, but warns them all - in a very creepy Snow-like fashion - that this might "jeopardize their futures."

Maybe the government should spend more time watching the movies themselves to learn that trying to silence the people is probably not going to end very well for them.

Sports Video of the Day: Watch This Boxer Uppercut a Fan

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In October, heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder posted on his Facebook page that he would fight a fan if he got 5,000 followers.

Well, it finally happened this week, and Wilder did as promised.

Best social media campaign ever?

Science of the Day: Mythbusters Explain Gorilla Glass in Promo for Corning

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Corning, the company that makes the glass used on many smartphones, has hired the Mythbusters as pitchmen to explain the technology behind their product and of course, try to smash it.

In the videos, they dub this era "The Glass Age," and go into a bit about the history of the material.

They also discuss a new thinner and more flexible glass product called Willow Glass, which is expected to be incorporated into products for consumers in 2016.

You can watch Part 2 below:

Mystery of the Day: Is This a Drug Deal on Live TV?

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The latest viral mystery making some news today is an apparent drug deal taking place behind a Fox 25 news reporter in Worcester, Massachusetts.

In the video, two men are seen meeting in the background and engaging in some sort of transaction before fleeing the scene.

Drug deal or not, the clip appears to be fairly old, as the reporter in the video, Jim Polito, no longer works for Fox 25 (as of September of this year) and the video was also posted in February 2013 on WTAG's site.

But what do you think? Most idiotic drug deal ever, or overreaction by Internet?

Polito apparently knows he is going viral as well, as show by this retweet.

WTF of the Day: Polish Town Debates Winnie the Pooh’s ‘Dubious Sexuality’

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WTF of the Day: Polish Town Debates Winnie the Pooh’s ‘Dubious Sexuality’
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A small town in Poland is upset about Winnie the Pooh's genitalia - or lack thereof - and they do not want him exposing himself to their kids.

Council members in Tuszyn were recently discussing potential mascots for their playground when one of them suggested the pants-less cartoon bear. Things just went downhill from there.

Here are some actual quotes from the conversation, according to "Croation Times:"

"It is half naked which is wholly inappropriate for children."

"It doesn't wear underpants because it doesn't have a sex. It's a hermaphrodite."

"This is very disturbing but can you imagine! The author was over 60 and cut his [Pooh's] testicles off with a razor blade because he had a problem with his identity."

Pooh be like:

Celebrities Read Mean Tweets of the Day

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Jimmy Kimmel has released his 8th edition of "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets," and this stuff just keeps getting better. Thank you Internet trolls!

Here's the latest edition which includes a whole new slew of insults towards - among others - Britney Spears, Lisa Kudrow, Michael Chiklis, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Pratt.





Bet of the Day: ESPN Host Posed Like Kim Kardashian After Notre Dame Lost

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Notre Dame lost their game against Northwestern last Saturday, and as a result, we all lose.

Because this happened.

Former Notre Dame player and current host of ESPN's "Mike and Mike in the Morning," was forced to pay up on a bet with his co-host Mike Greenberg by re-creating Paper Magazine's Kim Kardashian butt photo.

This Thanksgiving, we are all thankful for that carefully placed bow.