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America, we’re losing. We never win anymore. Look at New Zealand who just invented the chocolate manicure. They’re innovating. We never innovate anymore.

What do we have? Apple Computers? What have they ever done? Apple Watch? How long did that take? Bustle is reporting that a YouTuber named Jessie aka NaileditNZ, out of the blue, went a “wee bit crazy,” and made edible nails. All it took was a tube of squeezable icing and some silver balls.

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When was the last time America has done anything this chill? Maybe never. Sure, we’ve been to the moon, but that was, like, forever ago.

And Jessie is so nonchalant about this. After spending a little while on the project, she decides that it isn’t worth it to let them set and decides to eat the nails, which she describes as tasting “good.” It’s like she didn’t even car that much about this massive innovation.

Come on. That is so green, too. So Jessie is making nails that are fashionable, edible, and reduces our carbon footprint.

What’s America doing? Losing. Shame.

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Behold, Le Chicken Shop Connoisseur. This kid was destined for great things, and now he's definitely accomplishing them. What a gig.

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Austria has picked their word of the year, reminding us all how smart they are, using big words like that.

Their word of the year is, say it with me, “Bundespraesidentenstichwahlwiederholungsverschiebung”

Ok. So unless you speak German, you probably can’t say it, but it has a very specific meaning. It means “postponement of the repeat of the runoff of the presidential election.”

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According to Associated Press, “Bundespraesidentenstichwahlwiederholungsverschiebung” was “was born of the record time it took to elect Austria’s president, and was announced following a poll of 10,000 people carried out by the Research Unit for Austrian German at the University of Graz, in cooperation with the Austria Press Agency.”

It really shouldn’t come as much as surprise that the meaning of the word is as confusing as saying the word itself.

It really shouldn’t come as much as surprise that the meaning of the word is as confusing as saying the word itself.

A word like this will have you pining for the days when Dictionary.com named “Xenophobia” Word of the Year. Wait, no it won’t.

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The olympics are done. How do we know? Because weightlifter Jon Call just shut them down by deadlifting 495 pounds in rollerblades.

A video posted by Jon Call (@jujimufu) on

Call, with his long blond hair reminiscent of Thor, the god of thunder, blades into the gym, does a cool spin move and a little march, and deadlifts 495 pounds three times, before skating away, giggling over the world he has just conquered. Fear not, mortals, for he is a benevolent god who likes Michael Jackson.

Sure, you can see any old human deadlifting hundreds of pounds in the olympics, but how often do you seem them do it in rollerblades. Sorry, 2016 Olympic Gold-Medalist Lasha Talakhadze, but either get some blades on or stay home.

Jon Call does all sorts of things to prove that he’s a god, like carrying a couple hundred pounds over a fire in a horse mask and lifting at Thanksgiving dinner. If you're feeling an intense religious terror. Don't panic. That just means your still human, so check out the rest on Jon's Instagram.

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Wouldn’t it be great if your car could scream along with you in traffic, frustrate you when you’re lost, or whine when it needs some gas? Your wish is Honda’s command!

According to The Washington Post, “Japanese automaker Honda will showcase a concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show next month that is capable of understanding the driver’s emotions and developing emotions of its own.”

Drivers with road rage are gonna love this thing.

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The car will harness “the power of artificial intelligence, robotics, and big data to transform the mobility experience,” says Honda (as well as every mad scientist in a movie about A.I. ever, but that’s besides the point). The concept car, called the NeuV, comes equipped with an “emotion engine,” an artificial intelligence that isn’t powered by your emotions, but rather learns from them.

“Honda expects the car will ‘grow up’ with its driver and share in his or her experiences, prompting the driver to feel the car ‘has become a good partner and thus form a stronger emotional attachment toward it,’” said The Washington Post in a terrifying sentence.

Honda will showcase this new concept car at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show; though, it is unknown when it will be available for purchase, so the war against man and machine will begin.

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The other day we wrote about White Supremacists on Reddit boycotting Rogue One. Apparently as soon as they make a few Star Wars movies that aren’t about a white dude realizing he’s special, it’s time to #DumpStarWars.

Well, things got even worse, or better if you are opposed to things like racism, sexism, xenophobia, and hatred, when Rogue One-screenwriter Chris Weitz posted this picture to Twitter and indicated that Star Wars was actually about a group of rebels fighting an oppressive, authoritarian government whose philosophy is built on fear.

Calls for boycott shot up on Twitter because the idea of fighting an authoritarian government is bad?

Anyway, no one’s really taking these calls to action on Twitter that seriously. Why? Because it's Star Wars and no matter how many times we're burned by these movies, we’re still going to see them.

Enjoy some of the best reactions to the Star Wars boycott

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We’re all kind of sick of the Mannequin Challenge, right? At this point, it’s kind of gone to the dogs, and we’re better for it.

No one told these guys, though. At least their Mannequin Challenge went out with guns blazing.

In Alabama, this Mannequin Challenge, which features an intense shootout, led to two arrests on gun and drug charges. These guys took the challenge really seriously.

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According to The Huffington Post:

Authorities got wind of the footage and obtained a search warrant, and a SWAT team raided the Huntsville property at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Madison County Sheriff’s Captain Mike Salomonsky said at a press conference.
They seized two handguns, an assault rifle and a shotgun, as well as several rounds of ammunition and magazines. It’s not clear whether any of these weapons appeared in the video. Authorities also confiscated bags of marijuana and a computer, Salomonsky said.

Can we just lay the Mannequin Challenge to rest, before someone gets hurt, please?

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