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Weird Al gets Iggy’s “Fancy” with “Handy” music video

Weird Al gets Iggy’s “Fancy” with “Handy” music video

It’s time to roll hard with Weird Al once again with Iggy Azalea’s "Fancy", this time kicking your house up to code with a parody called "Handy." This video is the first of the pack that's directed by Weird Al himself - you'll find each of the previous videos to have been created by a 3rd party.

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Lorde’s “Royals” gets the Weird Al “FOIL” parody treatment in music video

Lorde’s “Royals” gets the Weird Al “FOIL” parody treatment in music video

The third of eight videos appearing this week during the launch of Weird Al’s "Mandatory Fun" album release has arrived, and it’s fresh! Weird Al has taken to the Lorde song "Royals" with a food-themed take, just as fancy as his earlier word crimes on humanity from the rest of the album.

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Weird Al parodies “Blurred Lines” with “Word Crimes” music video

Weird Al parodies “Blurred Lines” with “Word Crimes” music video

This morning we’re getting treated to the second of 8 videos in 8 days from the master of music parody: Weird Al Yankovic. Like yesterday’s "Tacky", this second installment once again parodies a Pharrell Williams-produced song. This time it’s all about the "Blurred Lines" - and a parody of the word-centric music video rather than the slightly more promiscuous release.

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Weird Al “Tacky” music video taps Pharrell’s “Happy”

Weird Al “Tacky” music video taps Pharrell’s “Happy”

This week we’re ramping up toward the release of the next Weird Al Album "Mandatory Fun" with the first of a series of music videos. This first video parodies Pharrell’s "Happy" with a lovely tweak called "Tacky."

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New Weird Al album coming July 15th

New Weird Al album coming July 15th

This week "Weird Al" Yankovic revealed when he’d be running a campaign to rule a new Russia, starting on the 15th of July. That or he’s let it be known that his next album will be appearing this summer. Either way, he does have a new album mastered on a CD disk out there in the wild.

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Google Maps included fake anti-piracy town “Agloe”

Google Maps included fake anti-piracy town “Agloe”

Piracy has been around far longer than its association with digital pilfering, and efforts to protect against it varied depending on the industry. For those who made maps, the issue of having one's mapping work pirated was especially troublesome due to the difficulty in proving theft. It was this quandary that prompted the subtle inclusion of a fake city on one map in particular, something that spawned an unusual chain reaction leading to an eventual (temporary) inclusion in Google Maps.

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Gigantic rubber duck shows up in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor

Gigantic rubber duck shows up in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor

Residents and tourists in Hong Kong this week were greeted with a very strange sight floating in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor. A gigantic rubber duck is currently floating in the harbor. Yes, you read that right a gigantic six-story tall rubber duck is currently invading Hong Kong harbor.

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Japanese students invent hugging coat

Japanese students invent hugging coat

A group of Japanese students from Tsukuba University have invented a jacket that can be the substitute for girlfriend. At least it can be a substitute for a girlfriend who likes to hug you. The students have invented a coat that can give you a hug when you need it.

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Strange alien slime appears after meteor strike

Strange alien slime appears after meteor strike

Here's your daily dose of crazy. A strange, gooey substance has been appearing all over the Somerset nature reserve that's about a thousand miles away from Russia. The mysterious substances have been showing up ever since the meteor event in Russia a few days ago. Both the tourists of the reserve, as well as the workers there, have described the slimes resembling "something living".

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UK man finds chunk of whale vomit possibly worth £100,000

UK man finds chunk of whale vomit possibly worth £100,000

Last summer we talked about a boy in the UK who found a yellowish rock on a beach near his home. What the boy thought was a rock was actually a chunk of whale vomit known as ambergris. The chunk of whale vomit the boy found in August of 2012 was estimated to be worth as much as £40,000.

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Bacon shaving cream coming from the makers of all things bacon

Bacon shaving cream coming from the makers of all things bacon

Bacon. The food of the gods. Tasty, crunchy, bacon. Bacon, bacon, bacon. Just saying the word BACON is enough to make stomachs growl the world over. Most of us probably limit our bacon intake to breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and any day that ends in the letter "Y".

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UK Boy finds rare whale vomit

UK Boy finds rare whale vomit

See that goodly sized rock that the boy in the photograph below is holding? Yeah, it's not actually a rock. What the boy is holding is a gigantic chunk of whale vomit. Disgusting is it not? I can only imagine the boy's mother standing behind the photographer with a bottle of hand sanitizer at the ready.

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