TIME society

Watch 100 Years of Indian Beauty in Less Than Two Minutes

Bollywood stars inspired many of the looks in this video

A video production company called Cut has released a video that aims to show how Indian fashion and style has evolved since the 1910s. In less than two minutes, Trisha Miglani, a dancer and student at the University of Pennsylvania, models a range of bindis, henna designs and looks inspired by Bollywood stars throughout the years such as Aishwarya Rai and Sharmila Tagore.

Past “100 years of beauty” segments have sought to enlighten the Internet about Persian, Korean and Mexican cultures, plus one about American style.

TIME animals

This Photobombing Bird Wants to Be a Fighter Jet So Bad

An amateur photographer snapped this epic image

A seagull photobombed an image of Red Arrows, Royal Air Force planes that do acrobatics displays, at the Llandudno Air Show in North Wales.

The bird is so perfectly aligned with the planes that it looks like it is powered by its own engine in this picture taken Saturday by Jade Coxon, an 18-year-old photography student at the University of Chester.

“It was mainly luck,” she told The Telegraph.

Seagulls have a history of photobombing horse races, family photos and traffic cameras. One even refused to fly away until its photo was taken, as one National Geographic photographer discovered.

TIME Food & Drink

Delta Ordered Pizza for Passengers on Delayed Flights

After bad weather grounded or cancelled flights

When inclement weather delayed Delta flights nationwide on Tuesday, the crews ordered pizzas.

Passengers like Riley Vasquez, whose plane to Atlanta got diverted to Knoxville, Tenn., have been sharing pictures of these impromptu “pizza parties” on social media:

The airline experienced more than 100 flights cancellations and more than 650 delays on Tuesday, CNN reported via data from the flight-tracker FlightAware.

What makes a few hour delay of your night flight better? Free pizza! Thanks @delta #MLItoATL #pizza

A photo posted by Jill (@jill_hohnecker) on

Earlier this month, ABC News reported a similar pizza party took place on a Delta flight that was diverted to Charleston after the cabin was enveloped in smoke.

TIME animals

Here Are 3 Baby Goats Wearing Sweaters

You're welcome

The only thing cuter than a video of newborn goat triplets is a video of newborn goat triplets wearing sweaters.

The Nigerian dwarf goat triplets hail from Denmans Critters Farm in Obion County, Tenn., the most northwest corner of the state. Two are female, and the male is the one wearing a blue, yellow and brown sweater in this clip.

The same YouTube channel went viral a few months ago for dressing up a Nigerian dwarf goat named Peppa Lass as Queen Elsa of Arendelle from the hit Disney movie Frozen.

(h/t Laughing Squid)

TIME celebrity

See Kim Kardashian Channel Marilyn Monroe on Vogue Brasil Cover

She also went topless for the photo shoot

Vogue Brasil

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian pulls off a Marilyn Monroe-inspired look on the June 2015 cover of Vogue Brasil. On Instagram, the magazine also posted topless photos of the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, who is married to rapper Kanye West.

She turned heads when she first debuted the platinum blonde look at Paris Fashion Week earlier this year. The new do was a “last-minute decision,” she told People Style Watch in March. “I’ve always had this image of Madonna with platinum hair in my references folder on my computer and I’ve been waiting a long time to try the look.”

Vogue Brasil

A video posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on


TIME Crime

Students Release 72,000 Ladybugs in School for Senior Prank

The suspects reportedly purchased the beetles online

Some pests set 72,000 ladybugs loose throughout a Maryland high school as part of a senior prank, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Five suspects wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts broke into Chopticon High School in Morganza, Md., at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday and released ladybugs purchased online in the hallways, while two waited in a car, authorities say.

Four suspects have been charged with burglary, property destruction and disruption of school activities, while the other three have been charged by criminal summons.

TIME viral

The Hilarious Jeopardy! Answer That Everyone Is Talking About

"It was either that or the Book of Mormon," the contestant later said

A contestant on Jeopardy! cracked up viewers nationwide Monday by guessing “What is Kinky Boots?” as an answer to a Final Jeopardy! question, “A Christian hymn & a Jewish holiday hymn are both titled this, also the name of a 2009 Tony-nominated musical.” Host Alex Trebek, however, was looking for the answer “Rock of Ages.”

In an interview online with contestants after the episode aired, viral sensation Choyon Manjrekar of Providence, R.I., explained, “Musicals aren’t exactly my forte…That’s the first thing that came to mind…It was either that or the Book of Mormon, but I guess that wasn’t a Jewish book…so I panicked and put down something…The moral of this story is bone up on musicals next time.”

TIME animals

Watch a Groom Surprise His Bride With an Owl Ring Bearer

Owl about that!

Shaun Palmer of Sunderland, England, surprised his bride Adele at their wedding with an owl ring bearer that flew down the aisle to deliver the rings.

The bird went by Bilbo, the name of the protagonist in The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel, and the Lord of the Rings series.

The clip was first uploaded on Dec. 4, but it is now going viral.

Though incorporating a bird into the ceremony might not be the mark of a traditional wedding, the practice is something of a growing trend in the U.K. where several companies hire out barn owls that have been trained to deliver wedding rings.

TIME celebrity

J.K. Rowling Had the Best Response to Ireland Legalizing Gay Marriage

She summed up her feelings by tweeting a meme to a fan

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been tweeting up a storm since Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by a national vote.

When an Irish fan tweeted to the best-selling children’s book writer with the hope that Ireland’s vote would make wizards like Albus Dumbledore feel more welcome in the country, Rowling tweeted back a photo of Keanu Reeves with the caption “WHAT IF DUMBLEDORE AND GANDALF WERE GAY TOGETHER.” (The meme is inspired by the horrified look on Reeves’ face in the 1989 movie Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and in this case references Dumbledore, the headmaster of wizard school Hogwarts in the Harry Potter series, and Gandalf, the heroic wizard from The Lord of the Rings.)

Rowling revealed in 2007 that she always thought of Dumbledore as gay, though his sexuality was not stated in the books.

TIME celebrity

Ryan Reynolds Helps a Young Cancer Patient Meet Deadpool

Tony Acevedo wanted to meet the character because "Deadpool never dies"

A young cancer patient got to meet the anti-hero Deadpool—as played by Ryan Reynolds—thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The foundation sent Tony Acevedo, who suffers from Hodgkin Disease, a type of lymphoma, up to the Vancouver set where Reynolds is filming Deadpool, the movie based on the Marvel comic book due out in 2016.

As Reynolds wrote on Instagram, “I wasn’t expecting him to sneak the mask, put on the gloves, smile… and then beat Deadpool about the face, arms and jugular with blazing speed.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a Make-A-Wish spokesperson said Acevedo wanted to meet this particular fictional character because “Deadpool never dies.”

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