Facebook went down for about an hour and Fox News' Shep Smith couldn't care less.
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Facebook went down for about an hour today. Are you OK?

Do you know who was totally fine about it? Fox News' Shepard Smith.

He provided a 'breaking news' update that sounded like more of a pointed rant than an actual bit of information. But hey, he knows his audience.

"...So, if you're all narcissistic and want to share every bit of your life with the world, uh they don't care anyway, and a few minutes off Facebook will not kill you."

He sounds a little bitter about it. Maybe people aren't responding to his friend requests or not poking him back.

Reactions were mixed.

You know how people do.

SpiderMable battles crime in Edmonton as she also battles leukemia.
Via: CTV News
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Just like Batkid before her, a girl stricken with cancer is getting her wish to help a city in need Sept. 28.

With the Edmonton Oilers Captain Andrew Ference deemed missing, Edmonton police can only turn to SpiderMable, a six-year-old with a wish to be a super hero as she nears the end of her leukemia treatment.

A whole bunch of people, officials, the media and even Ference's family has come together to let #SpiderMable join up as Spider-Man's side kick and tackle the criminal underbelly that is terrorizing Edmonton.

Local news network CTV News gives more details:

Six-year-old Mable Tooke is battling crime across Edmonton Monday, under the guise of a Spider-Mable alter-ego she adopted in her two-year fight with leukemia.

As Mable nears the end of her cancer treatment, the Children's Wish Foundation is staging a day-long superhero adventure across Edmonton, with the ultimate goal of rescuing Edmonton Oilers Captain Andrew Ference, who has been kidnapped by an evil villain.

Organizers say the idea was inspired by cancer survivor Miles Scott, also known as "Batkid," who gained international attention after thousands of volunteers helped transform San Francisco into Gotham City for a day in 2013.

Of course, the hashtag #SpiderMable has blown up.

A volunteer has dressed like SpiderMable's hero Spider-Man and is leading her through an adventure in the city.

There's even a freakin' theme song.

People are so wonderful sometimes.

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You think you've seen and heard it all, Harry Potter fan. Well, you are wrong.

You must check out this Indian version of some of the most notable songs from the Harry Potter movies. It's really something striking that makes the whole of John Williams' themes seem even more magical.

According to the video's description:

This Indian fusion covers five beautiful scores from the Harry Potter Movie Series-

A Window To The Past : Harry Potter and the Prisoners of Askaban,Harry Potter Main Theme, Hedwig's Theme : Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Face of Voldemort : Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Epilogue - Leaving Hogwarts : Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

The Indian Jam Project is a collaborative platform where different musicians come together to play Indian Adaptations of Western TV Show Theme Songs/ Movie Scores. The adaptations are arranged and composed by Tushar Lall (Founder), and are performed together with some insanely talented set of musicians.

Man proposes with a custom board of monopoly.
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For most people, couple's Monopoly probably wouldn't be the start of a long and happy life. But for these crazy kids, it just might work out.

Describing him and his now fiancé as home bodies, Justin Lebon crafted the perfect way to propose to Michal Ott, as he described to Buzzfeed:

First, he called his friend Mark Becker, an Etsy woodcraftsman, and ordered a custom Monopoly board.

Lebon crafted distinctive property names and cards relative to their life together thus far.

Supes cute.

Then, using loaded, he ensured that Ott's first roll would be a seven, landing on Chance and receiving this card.

The Luxury Tax space on the board was actually also home to a trap door with a ring underneath.

She said yes, obvs.

We only hope that they didn't continue to play the game, which would have lasted for four hours, each more tiring and frustrating than the last.

But provided they resisted temptation to play, congratulations to the happy couple.

Via: Time pass
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Pope Francis has left America behind, but surely he will not soon forget his six-day visit to America.

Washington D.C., New York and Philadelphia all got a chance to glimpse the Pontiff.

He was put on a pizza and recreated in dog form and even used to troll NYC.

He also made resigning Speaker of the House John Boehner cry.

But possibly nothing could prepare him for coming big hat to big hat with a baby dressed up in the robes of the supreme Holy See.

It looks like he loved it.

Bon voyage, Pope. See you later.

Banksy is donating the Dismaland materials to the Calais refugee camp.
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Remember Dismaland? That Banksy driven artistic bizarro Disneyland that promised a downer of a time for anyone who wanted to be bathed in meditations on the distractions of a morose, capitalist world? That one?

Well, it recently closed. But that doesn't mean the end for the materials that hosted tens of thousands on the western shores of England.

According to the Dismaland website the materials will go to the Calais refugee camp in France.

All the timber and fixtures from Dismaland are being sent to the 'jungle' refugee camp near Calais to build shelters. No online tickets will be available.

The Calais refugee camp is located in the north of France and has become home to thousands seeking asylum.

The Guardian had an extensive visit to the camp last month and it sounds like those materials could really be useful.

This camp was set up in April after the previous "Jungle camp" was demolished. It has a day centre that provides shower facilities and offers migrants one meal a day. However, aid workers say they are being overwhelmed by the numbers of people coming, mainly from east Africa, the Middle East and Afghanistan, and conditions in the rest of the site are desperate.

...Women make up around 10% of the camp's population but have gone largely unnoticed, in part because early arrivals were secluded in a heavily guarded camp for women and children, but its 100 beds filled up long ago. Efforts are being made to set up a separate classroom to serve around 200 women - many of whom feel uncomfortable attending classes with male students they don't know - and their two dozen children.

Seems like a good use for a large scale piece of art. But hopefully, this doesn't make its way down there:

Two bank robbers get arrested after posting pictures of themselves with the money. Like idiots.
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Bonny and Clyde, they ain't.

A couple of very smart people bragged about their Aug. 24 Asheville, Ohio bank robbery by posting pictures on social media with the wads of cash they took from the bank tellers.

This is obviously not a smart idea.

According to Sostre News:

Police were helped in their investigation by the clear images showing John Mogan and Ashley Duboe hamming it up with their fortune in greenbacks. Four days after the robbery, they began posting photos of their loot, and one friend complained that Mogan " didn't hook a brother up."

Mogan and Duboe were arrested this week for the August 24 robbery. Police say they gave a note to the teller in the Ashville bank, and walked out with a tall stack of bills. He looks nervous on the surveillance video, but in the days after the heist, they both looked gleeful on their Facebook postings.

Apparently, Morgan had just gotten out of state prison for an earlier bank robbery. He put on make up to disguise his face and neck tattoos. But sadly, nothing could disguise his stupidity.

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