Ever tried explaining cricket to your American friend? With ESPN about to start airing live games from the Indian Premier League in the US, Al Jazeera America has taken the time to provide a concise cricket-to-baseball explainer to help confused American sports fan decipher some of the commentary.
A woman said that in order to bring attention to the issue of dog poo on the streets she began decorating the fecal matter with strawberries and whip cream.
By decorating the poo, dog owners will have no choice but to clean up after their dogs, the woman claims.
Theresa Ritchie of the United Kingdom, also carries Nutella in her handbag to spread on the dog feces on her way to work. Ritchie hopes her decorative technique will make the owners of the dogs in Peterhead, aware that someone is watching them.
The suspicions of many Turks were raised on election day, by a series of statistically improbable electricity blackouts that according to local news reports occurred in 40 cities across more than 20 Turkish provinces during Sunday's vote count, in some cases forcing hand counts by candlelight.
Energy Minister Taner Yildiz has blamed a cat, which got into a substation and shorted out the electricity in Ankara. Other outages were caused by storms and snow, he said. Still, the image of a "lobby" of stray feline kamikazes fanning out across a country that stretches from Bulgaria to Iran to short electricity substations has gripped the imagination of Turkey's social media users.
Based in Kiev, Ukraine, Nastya Nudnik has inserted pop-up windows and social media icons into classical paintings.
Cheeky and humorous, this series imagines the thoughts of the figures in each painting—that is, if they used social media to express themselves. One funny example shows that “God” has had too many Facebook friend requests, and another “denies” souls accessing heaven after they have died.
Titled ‘Emoji Nation’, these artworks have been altered to reflect how people behave in today’s digital age.
Google says Gmail is 10 years old today, and that part is completely true: the service launched on April 1, 2004. To celebrate the double-digit anniversary, Google’s joke this year is the Gmail Shelfie, which stands for the SHareable sELFIE.
Google Maps helps you find your way, but Google Naps — a parody based on the popular mapping service — is helping you discover the best places for a snooze.
A group of Dutch users created Google Naps to uncover “the world’s coziest and coolest places to take a well-deserved nap.” These napping spots, which include Portugal, China, Indonesia, South Africa, Brazil and all four corners of the US, are shared by fellow users.