TIME Business

16 of the Funniest Father’s Day Cards

Full of dad jokes, obviously

Can’t think of a witty Father’s Day card to write, but find the greeting cards at drug stores are overly sentimental? Well if you are like most Americans, you’ll probably settle for something, as the National Retail Federation estimates that six in ten consumers will buy their dads a greeting card, spending more than $777 million overall. To help you find something more unique, we scanned Etsy and have rounded up some of our favorites. Don’t forget: Father’s Day in the U.S. is June 21.

TIME Science

#DistractinglySexy Trends in Response to Nobel Scientist’s Sexist Remarks

Women respond to Tim Hunt's sexist remarks about female scientists

On Wednesday, Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt resigned from his position as honorary professor at University College London after telling a conference in South Korea that it’s distracting to work alongside “girls” in laboratories because “they fall in love with you and when you criticize them, they cry.”

Since then, the hashtag #distractinglysexy has been trending on social media, as women have been posting photos of the unglamorous life of a research scientist to ridicule the embattled biochemist, who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology for research on how cells divide.

There were also jokes about history’s most famous female scientists:

TIME Family & Relationships

Watch This Man Propose to His Girlfriend During Her Last Chemo Session

He shaved his head in solidarity after her second chemo session

A Florida man proposed to his girlfriend who has been undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma on the first day of her last chemotherapy session.

Starting at the 2:50 mark, watch 24-year-old Lucas D’Onofrio pop the question to 21-year-old Tamara Bruzzo in a room at Boca Raton Regional Hospital that was decorated with 100 candles and 60 ballons tied to 60 pictures of the two of them from the last six years that they were dating. She was already dressed up because friends and family were throwing her a Hollywood-themed party that night, the first of several theme parties she had planned for her last five-day session. He handed her a bouquet of 100 roses, and then got down on one knee. After she said yes, the two looked out the window and enjoyed a fireworks display two neighborhoods away that he had also organized for the occasion.

“When he popped the question, I was completely shocked,” Bruzzo said. “It shows no matter what you go thru, good things can happen to you.”

D’Onofrio, who shaved his head in solidarity after her second chemo session, said he organized the elaborate proposal because he “just wanted to do something great for her at the end of something horrible in her life.”

TIME Business

Seinfeld Fans Can Now Hang Out in Jerry’s Apartment

Sony Pictures Television

There will be a chance to recreate some of the show's funniest moments, yada yada yada

To celebrate acquiring the rights to stream Seinfeld on Hulu, the online video platform is recreating Jerry Seinfeld’s Upper West Side apartment on West 14th Street in New York City.

“The installation will include interactive elements, allowing fans to partake in some of the most memorable on-screen moments throughout the series, including the George Costanza Valentine’s Day photo shoot and their very own Kramer ‘barge-in’ entrance,” according to Hulu.

This comes on the tail of Friends opening a Central Perk pop up shop in New York for the show’s 20th anniversary.

The Seinfeld pop-up installation will be open to the public from June 24 to June 28 from 10 a.m to 7:00 p.m each day.

TIME animals

Watch This Reporter Freak Out When Cicadas Attack Her

There has been a lot of buzz about this video

Even though KSNT reporter Katya Leick was recording her stand-up from a tank at Fort Riley near Topeka, Kansas, surrounded by Army personnel in fatigues, it seemed like nothing could protect her from an ambush of pestering cicadas.

In video that, fortunately for Leick, was not live, she can be seen swatting the insects away and shrieking when they stuck to her face. Also fortunately for Leick — and anyone else who ends up in this situation — experts say the insects are harmless.

Read next: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Cicadas

TIME Bizarre

Someone Poured Coca-Cola into a Pan of Molten Lead and Thinks the Result Looks Like This Famous Work of Art

Do you agree?

In an experiment that seems like the type of thing a “mad scientist” would come up with, YouTube user TAOFLEDERMAUS” poured Coca Cola into a pan of molten lead and then claims the final product looks like Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night.”

It is reminiscent of the viral video in which a tech blogger who boiled an iPhone 6 in Coca Cola.

Needless to say, it does not seem like the kind of experiment that you should try at home.


TIME Food & Drink

Crystal Pepsi Could Be Making a Comeback


Will a revived interest in the clear soft drink translate into sales?

People on the internet are campaigning to bring back Crystal Pepsi.

In the past couple of months, competitive eater and YouTube celebrity Kevin Strahle has been one of the most vocal advocates of the “movement,” promoting crowd-funding petitions with the hashtag #BringBackCrystalPEPSI and encouraging fans to tweet at Pepsi, President Barack Obama and late-night TV hosts to get publicity for the “cause.” On Jun. 8, he got this response:

While Twitter users assume the tweet means that there is going to be a Crystal Pepsi comeback, a Pepsi spokesperson would not confirm that to TIME, but added, “We do think Crystal Pepsi fans will be happy with what we have planned.”

The low-sodium, caffeine-free product of the early 1990s was one of the colorless, “new age,” diet-friendly beverages that TIME described in 1992 as a reflection of “the nation’s pro-health, pro-environment leanings” — along with Coca Cola’s Tab Clear, 7-Up and Sprite, which were all attempts to “rival water,” the magazine joked. While Crystal Pepsi has not been seen on shelves since the early 1990s, it appears every now and then on lists of the biggest products fails or history’s greatest flops, including TIME’s own list of the “1oo worst ideas of the 20th century.”

When questions are raised about whether caramel coloring in soda is carcinogenic, TIME has cited the drink’s failure to sell as evidence that “soda companies wouldn’t be eager to change something as integral as color to the consumer experience of cola drinking.” And the taste? As the financial news website 24/7 Wall St. put it, the drink didn’t catch on because, “to many consumers it tasted just like original Pepsi.”

However, TIME previously reported that a Pepsi marketing executive maintained Crystal Pepsi was “the right idea at the wrong time,” so we’ll see if the right time is the present, given the recent enthusiasm on social media.

Read next: Pepsi’s Fat-Fighting Soda: Too Good to Be True?


TIME politics

Check Out Hillary Clinton’s First Instagram

It's very patriotic

Hard choices.

A photo posted by Hillary Clinton (@hillaryclinton) on

Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner in the 2016 presidential election, launched an Instagram account Wednesday. Her first post is a photo of red, white and blue pantsuits with the caption “Hard Choices” — which is also the title of her memoir. The former Secretary of State modestly describes herself as a “Doting grandmother, among other things.”

The account already racked up more than 32,000 followers at the time of publication — more than any of the other 2016 candidates with verified accounts on the social network, such as Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Senator Rand Paul (R-KY),Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (R), retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson (R).

Having a presence on Instagram is an opportunity to engage with college-aged and 20-something voters, as “53% of young adults ages 18-29 now use the service,” according to Pew Research Center’s Jan. 2015 report on the demographics of social networking platforms. The study also says “women are particularly likely to be on Instagram, along with Hispanics and African-Americans, and those who live in urban or suburban environments.”

Read next: Why We Care What Hillary Clinton Wears

TIME celebrity

Here’s a Photo of 1,000 Cardboard Cutouts of Nicki Minaj’s Butt on the Steps of a Cathedral

Pound the alarm!

As part of a promotion, a Finnish music festival called “Summer Up” claims it has placed 1,000 cardboard cutouts of Nicki Minaj showing off her behind on the steps of the Helsinki Cathedral. The Helsinki news outlet Helsingin Uutiset reports that select cutouts had two-day passes taped to the back of them. The pop star is expected to be the main act for the event, which will take place July 3-4 in Lahti.

Other angles of the scene from the music festival’s Instagram account:

Tuhat Nickiä Helsingin aamussa. #mynicki #summerup15 #nickiminaj

A photo posted by Summer Up Tapahtumat (@summerupofficial) on

One critic has called the promo irreverent:

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