Technology of the Day: Blind Pregnant Woman ‘Meets’ Unborn Child with 3D-Printed Ultrasound

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You might need to 3D print yourself a Kleenex after watching this.

Thirty-year-old Tatiana Guerra lost her sight when she was 17, and now she is 20 weeks pregnant.

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Huggies Brazil has released a new video called “Meeting Murilo” in which Guerra receives a very special surprise.

In the clip, Guerra is having an ultrasound done, and the doctor asks her how she imagines his face.

“Oh I imagine him, well… his nose like a little potato. A small mouth, a chubby little hand,” she replies. “I can’t wait to smell him.”

While she can’t see the image herself, the doctors secretly 3D-print the image and present it to her so she can feel and “meet” her child for the very first time.

At the top of the sculpture “I am your son” is also printed in braille.

“I’m very happy to meet Murilo before he’s born,” she says in tears of joy. “Thanks, Doctor.”

It’s basically the opposite of how Princess Leia felt when she saw Han Solo trapped in carbonite for the first time.

Discovery of the Day: Snorkeler Finds Two Skeletons Having a ‘Tea Party’ Underwater in Arizona

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Now this is a mad tea party.

A man was snorkeling in the Colorado River on Monday, when he was shocked to find two skeletons.

He quickly contacted the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office about the “human remains,” and they sent personnel out to investigate.

The sheriff’s office reported wrote about the incident on their Facebook page Monday, with a video one of their divers took of the scene.

“When Firefighter Foerstner located the alleged remains, he found it to be an underwater tea-party with two fake skeletons sitting in lawn chairs,” they wrote.

Fortunately they were not real bones, but we still don’t know who put them there and why.

There are some clues however, so the Internet can speculate to their heart’s content.

One of the skeletons was wearing a pair of aviator sunglasses, and the the other was holding a sign that contained what appears to be the phrase “Bernie Livin the Dream in the River” as well as the date “August 16, 2014.”

This has some people thinking it is some sort of “Weekend at Bernie’s” joke.

The police told AP they won’t be looking into it any further.

“I don’t think they were trying to set up anything to scare anyone. I think they were gonna try to be funny,” said Lt. Curtis Bagby.

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News Blooper of the Day: Fox 2 Anchor Calls Wednesday a ‘Dry Hump Day’

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Fox 2 Detroit’s Amy Andrews had an interesting way of describing the weather on Wednesday morning.

The news anchor was chatting with Jay Towers and Alan Longstreet about the day’s forecast, with Andrews noting how fast the week was progressing as it was already “hump day.”

“Hopefully we’ll have a dry hump day,” she said.

And the reaction of her co-anchors was priceless.

They took to Twitter later to respond to her little slip of the tongue.

Discovery of the Day: Grandmother Finds c0caine in Nature Valley Granola Bar

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Breakfast of champions.

When Cynthia Rodriguez opened up her Nature Valley granola bar back in March, something dropped out and she thought she had won some sort of prize.

It turns out the “prize” was actually a tiny bag of c0caine, according to KENS5 News.

The Texas woman reported it to the authorities, who confirmed it was a drug, but they don’t yet know how it got into her snack treat.

General Mills, which owns the Nature Valley brand, released a statement on Wednesday denying anything to do with it.

“We referred this to the police department in March, and are confident this did not happen in our facility,” they said.

Rodriguez said she got the granola bars as part of a sample pack from someone a local store and it didn’t appear to have been opened.

While she may be worried about it happening again, someone on Nature Valley’s Facebook page just wants more.

Baller of the Day: Watch the Pope Spin a Basketball on His Finger

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Pope Francis is now officially a baller.

The Harlem Globetrotters paid a visit to the Vatican on Wednesday, and they performed a few tricks with the pope during his weekly meet-and-greet with the public.

At one point he tried to spin a basketball on his finger, but it didn’t stay up for very long. And the second attempt was even worse.

But he appeared to enjoy the whole experience nonetheless.

The team also gave him a jersey with his name and the number 90 on it (because the Globetrotters are 90 years old), and they said that he could play with them as an honorary member.

Pope John Paul II was also made an honorary Golbetrotter back in 2000.

The Globetrotters posted some more images of their meeting with Francis on Twitter.

 

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Troll of the Day: Ankara Mayor Removes Controversial Robot Statue, Installs T-Rex

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The mayor of Ankara, Melih Gökçek, caused an uproar in April after installing a giant, Transformer-like robot named “Otorobot” in the city.

He was being sued by the Turkish Union of Engineers and Architects for “wasting” taxpayer dollars on the statue, which he claimed was to promote a new theme park called AnkaPark.

Well all the robot-haters have won the battle… but not the war.

The robot was finally removed this week, and it was replaced with a giant, menacing Tyrannosaurus Rex.

It’s 3 meters high and 10 meters long, according to Today’s Zaman.

The mayor stated that he would be replacing the robot with a dinosaur back on April 16, and he asked people on Twitter to vote on which one it should be. According to Hurriyet Daily News, #7 won the poll, which appears to be an Apatosauarus/Brontosaurus(?). But for some reason they ultimately went with the T-Rex.

This story just keeps gets weirder. What’s next, a giant alien or zombie?

WTF of the Day: Someone Rented a Canadian Couple’s Home on AirBnB and Completely Trashed It

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Calgary couple Mark and Star King recently left their home in the hands of four adults on AirBnB, who ended up tearing it apart in what police describe as a “drug-induced orgy.”

More like Nightmare BnB.

Soon after the Kings left last Saturday, a luxury party bus showed up in their driveway with 100 strangers pouring into their home.

And then all hell broke loose.

“Our hardwood floors are all popping because there are pools of liquor. There’s glass shards, there’s dent in our walls, toilets flooded and plugged with condoms,” Star told CBC News.

There was also mayonnaise on their furniture and chicken drum sticks in their shoes.

Their neighbors texted the couple to alert them to the craziness that was going down in their house, and the cops eventually arrived to put a stop to it.

The above video shows the damages that resulted from the AirBnB nightmare which are estimated at about $50,000.

Star said she would have felt better if the house had just been burned down to the ground.

Last year, a man in New York rented out his apartment to someone who turned it into a massive sex party.