Fail of the Day: BBC Anchor Picks Wrong Camera

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Hi, I'm Martine Croxall, and I am invisible.

This BBC News anchor accidentally stood in front of the wrong camera Monday night, so viewers were left staring at an empty chair.

She handled it very well, however, and instructed everyone to "pretend like you haven't noticed."

Live TV of the Day: Fox News, CNN Reporters Face Angry Protesters in Ferguson

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Immediately following a grand jury's decision Monday night not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, protests erupted all over the country from New York to Seattle.

In Ferguson, Missouri, where the original shooting took place, violence escalated fairly quickly with rioters looting and setting fire to local businesses.

Both Fox News and CNN were there in the middle of the action to report live on the chaos, and as you might expect, things got pretty crazy.

CNN's Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo were near the police HQ in the city when cops launched a tear gas canister in their direction forcing them off screen (see video above).

Lemon also was paid a visit from this guy, who interrupted his report to drop an F-Bomb about the network.

CNN's Stephanie Elam got trash thrown at her outside a McDonald's, and while clearly irritated, she took it all in stride saying that the tosser was "just having fun."


Things were worse for CNN reporter Sara Sidner who was hit in the head with a rock while in the middle of her broadcast about a fire at a nearby store, but she kept on reporting and told Jake Tapper "I've been hit with much worse in my day."


And lastly, Fox News briefly turned into Fawkes News, when a man wearing a Guy Fawkes mask appeared to knock out the camera during a report from Steve Harrigan before the connection cut out.

Heartwarming Video of the Day: 100-Year-Old Woman Sees Ocean for First Time in Her Life

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Ruby Holt spent the majority of her life on a farm in Tennessee, but just before her 101st birthday she finally got to go to the beach.

After discovering she had never been, two employees at her assisted living center applied for a grant through a charity organization called Wish of a Lifetime, which funded her entire trip to the Alabama coast on the Gulf of Mexico.

What did she think after taking a stroll on the sand and putting her feet in the water?

"It's cold."

See more at WIN!

Apology of the Day: ‘Lemony Snicket’ Author Sorry for Racist Remarks, Donates Money

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Apology of the Day: ‘Lemony Snicket’ Author Sorry for Racist Remarks, Donates Money
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Talk about a "Series of Unfortunate Events."

Daniel Handler, author of the Lemony Snicket children's books, decided to try out some extremely racist jokes while hosting the 2014 National Book Awards this week. (You can watch the cringeworthy video here.)

He made the controversial remarks after Jacqueline Woodson, who is black, won an award for her book "Brown Girl Dreaming."

"I told you! I told Jacqueline she was going to win," he said. "And I said that if she won, I'd would tell all of you something I learned about her this summer, which is that Jacqueline Woodson is allergic to watermelon. Just let that sink into your mind."

And then he made things even more uncomfortable.

"I said, 'You have to put that into a book.' And she said, 'You put it into a book.' And I said, 'I'm only writing a book about a black girl who is allergic to watermelon if I get a blurb from you, Cornel West, Toni Morrison and Barack Obama saying, 'This guy's OK. This guy is fine.'"

He has apologized twice on Twitter since the debacle. And in the latest apology, he is trying to make up for his faux pas by putting some money towards a charity called We Need Diverse Books, "a grassroots organization dedicated to advocating and supporting non-majority narratives."

Hack of the Day: DerpTrolling Leaks PSN, 2K, Windows Live User Info

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Hack of the Day: DerpTrolling Leaks PSN, 2K, Windows Live User Info
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Time to change those passwords again!

In a move to pressure game companies to update their servers and prevent cyberattacks, a hacker group named DerpTrolling has posted thousands of usernames and passwords from PSN, 2K Games and Windows Live.

"Dear Internet, the following is a very small portion of Lord Gaben and the rest of his crews glorious raids across the high seas of the Internet," the group said.

The document they released contains info on 2,131 PSN users, 1,473 Windows Live users and 2,000 2K Game Studios users, but they say they have access to alot more data (around 7 million usernames and passwords) which has not been leaked… yet.

The group also claimed resposibility for a DDoS attack on Blizzard's "World of Warcraft" servers last weekend.

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.

A Drunk, Belligerent Cyclist Really Wanted 3:00 AM Taco Bell, Leading to the Best Mugshot Ever

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A Drunk, Belligerent Cyclist Really Wanted 3:00 AM Taco Bell, Leading to the Best Mugshot Ever
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From WFTV:

An intoxicated New Smyrna Beach man wanted Taco Bell, but employees wouldn't serve him because he was on a bicycle in the drive-through lane, authorities said.

They called New Smyrna Beach police when Gabriel Harris, 33, refused to leave after placing an order at the drive-through window as the restaurant was closing just after 3 a.m. on Sunday.

His is the human condition, the struggle we all face. Bless you, drunk-munchies cyclist guy.