Monifa and Will Sims became Internet sensations after “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” showed them singing impromptu karaoke at a gas station, but critics are now suggesting their performance was staged. The couple address the issue with TODAY’s Matt Lauer, insisting, “that’s just us.”
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She’s been an Internet celebrity, morning show guest, South by Southwest star and magazine cover girl. And now, Tardar Sauce aka “Grumpy Cat,” the sourpuss that’s spawned a million memes, can add a new role to the list: Artist’s muse.
Watching his profanity-laced flub for the first time was “gut-wrenching,” fired local anchor A.J. Clemente told TODAY Wednesday.
Just 15 seconds into his very first broadcast as the new weekend news anchor for NBC affiliate KFYR in North Dakota on Sunday, he dropped an F-bomb and an S-bomb on air.
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Don’t take the cinnamon challenge. That’s the advice from doctors in a new report about a dangerous prank depicted in popular YouTube videos that has led to hospitalizations and a surge in calls to U.S. poison centers.
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When Kevin and McKenzie Wells posted the photo on Facebook, they simply meant to say thanks for a kind act.
But when they uploaded the picture, of a local police officer’s thoughtful act in the midst of the manhunt for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, it went viral.
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Ronan the sea lion is as cute as a cockatoo when she bobs her head in time with “Boogie Wonderland,” but this isn’t just one more viral video: The researchers behind the experiment say it challenges current conceptions about how animals keep the beat.
This map, released by the social network, shows the rate of people who changed their profile picture this week to the red-and-pink equal sign in support of same-sex marriage (deeper red equals more changes).
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A young man hovers over a passed-out girl and invites his “bros” to see what he’ll do next. But the conclusion of this anti-rape video made in response to the Steubenville rape trial may surprise you.
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A small gesture by an anonymous veteran paying it forward to a serviceman’s loved one has inspired more than one million fans, after a photo of the act of kindness went viral.
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A Mississippi man who only sported T-shirts designed by “fashion house Fruit of the Loom” and had a penchant for buttermilk served in martini glasses is bringing thousands of people joy in his afterlife, thanks to an obituary written by his daughter.
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On Friday, President Barack Obama successfully distracted a tense nation from the mandatory spending cuts that are due to begin in mere hours through a sci-fi malapropism so egregious it caused the Twitterverse to explode … metaphorically, anyway.
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Sen. Marco Rubio’s awkward water break while delivering the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address has gone viral.
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On the day of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., Warren Tidwell came home early from work because he wasn’t feeling well. As he watched the story unfold on TV, his heartwrenching feeling only worsened. “I had to do something,” the 34-year-old auto parts salesman told NBC News. He logged onto Facebook and within minutes had started a new page: 26 Acts of Kindness.