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This new dating app wants to help you find love with Twitter celebrities






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Are you a verified Twitter user? Congrats, there is now a new way to find love among your fellow VIPs.

BLUE is a new premium version of the existing dating app Loveflutter, and it promises to let you into an exclusive world full of “celebrities and other Twitter blue tick holders.” That is, if you’re verified yourself. This may either sound amazing or like a total nightmare, depending on how you feel about the people of Twitter

Loveflutter has actually been around since 2013, but they recently relaunched as the first dating app to rely on your tweets to find you matches. Their mission is “to turn ubiquitous flirting on Twitter into something real,” and now they’re offering the chosen members of the platform’s elite an even more VIP experience. Read more…

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Musician claps back at Ed Sheeran trolls, promises to play ‘Shape of You’ twice






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If you want to be down with Stormzy, then you have to respect his friend, Ed Sheeran. 

Ed has received a lot of heat from the online community, especially since his recent appearance on Game of Thrones.

Ed’s fellow artist and friend, Stormzy, isn’t having any of it. Let this Twitter exchange serve as a warning: If you come for Ed in Stormzy’s presence, Stormzy will come for you.

The London-based rapper responded to a Twitter user who begged him to not play the remix of “Shape of You” during his upcoming show.

@Stormzy1 Please don’t play Ed Sheeran tonight

— Tasman King (@TasKing1) July 25, 2017 Read more…

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This giant snail that looks like a rabbit will give you nightmares






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Hello, welcome. We have something that’ll creep you out.

This is a giant African land snail and it has come to scare your pants off.

Please. My rabbit. He’s very sickpic.twitter.com/MSejV0hvtn

— madds (@whatmaddness) July 23, 2017

Twitter user madds posted this picture of someone holding the giant snail that scarily resembles a rabbit, and we don’t know how to feel about it.

One half of us can’t help but love this thing. The other half? It wants to cry.

Like us, Twitter users had mixed feelings about the humungous creature and really didn’t even know where to begin. Read more…

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Everyone is tweeting the Boy Scouts values after Trump turns jamboree into full-blown political rally






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A Boy Scout is, apparently, trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. 

That’s according to the Scout values that many are citing in contrast with President Trump’s speech at Monday’s Boy Scouts of America 2017 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. The president, who wasn’t a Boy Scout, turned the event into one of his political rallies after he said he wasn’t going to talk about politics.

He went from “who the hell wants to speak about politics when I’m in front of the Boy Scouts?” to taking on health care, winning the electoral college, draining the swamp, fake news, New York cocktail parties, and the sexual proclivities of old rich men for good measure.  Read more…

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Passion Pit announces musical hiatus so frontman can cope with mental illness






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Passion Pit’s frontman, Michael Angelakos, has never been shy about discussing mental health.

On Sunday night the 30-year-old artist — who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 17 — shared a powerful message for fans, announcing in a series of tweets that Passion Pit would be taking a musical hiatus as he focuses on his mental health.  

“Until it is safer and healthier for us to be advocates, to be writers, producers, and performers, I simply cannot continue making music,” the musician wrote. Read more…

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Genius woman dressed as a unsolicited dick pic for an undeserving costume party






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It takes balls to pull off some looks.

On Sunday, Australian writer Clementine Ford tweeted a photo of her friend dressed as an “unsolicited dick pic” — a concept millennial women are sadly all too familiar with. 

The genius costume features a penis-shaped hat and a text convo that details the lead-up to the unwanted photo. The theme of the party was “the internet,” and she really hit the nail on the head with this one. 

My friend Amy went to a “The Internet” themed party as an unsolicited dick pic 💯💯 pic.twitter.com/bbcL5WnhUd

— Clementine Ford (@clementine_ford) July 23, 2017 Read more…

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Leslie Jones live-tweeting ‘Game of Thrones’ might be better than ‘Game of Thrones’






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Game of Thrones has become the kind of show that necessitates a second-screen viewing experience, and Saturday Night Live‘s Leslie Jones’ Twitter is the perfect place for it. Jones’ live-tweeted Season 7, episode 2 “Stormborn,” and it was a gift.

Jones’ tweets alone are gold, but most of the Game of Thrones posts include video — which demands to be watched, sound on.

Um….um… Jon snow not gone do that baby. Um maybe he will like kiss a knuckle but he ain’t bending knees and shit! pic.twitter.com/dK9YZnYRRC

— Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 24, 2017 Read more…

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Bug lovers celebrate National Moth Week by posting photos of the colorful, fuzzy creatures






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If you didn’t already know (because how could you not?), July 22-July 30 is National Moth Week.

According to the week’s official Twitter page, National Moth Week is “a worldwide citizen science project celebrating the beauty & biodiversity of moths.” 

If you’ve always thought that moths were more annoying than beautiful, think again. Users have been posting photos of the flying beauties in celebration under the hashtag #NationalMothWeek, and they are a long way away from the fluttering gray pests that hang out by your campfire. These moths look more like fuzzy butterflies than anything else.  Read more…

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