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Grab Some Tissues and Watch the Very First Clip From The Fault In Our Stars

It stars Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort and a cigarette that's really a metaphor

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Behold: the first sneak peek at The Fault in Our Stars, the highly-anticipated film (coming this summer) based on John Green’s 2012 young adult novel.

In this one-minute clip, the two teenage protagonists (played by Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort) flirt for the first time after meeting at a cancer support group. Things get real philosophical real fast and oh man we know we’re all just going to sob during this entire movie, aren’t we?

TIME World

Dutch Teen Reportedly Arrested For Tweeting Threat at American Airlines

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Not exactly the brightest idea

A 14-year-old girl who tweeted a threat at American Airline’s Twitter account on Sunday was arrested Monday, but not at the request of the FBI or the airlines, a Dutch police spokesperson told Business Insider and BNO News.

It began when a girl named Sarah (her account @QueenDementriax_ has since been suspended) tweeted, “Hello my name’s Ibrahim and I’m from Afghanistan. I’m part of Al Qaida and on June 1st I’m gonna do something really big bye.”

American Airlines replied: “Sarah, we take these threats very seriously. YOur IP Address and details will be forwarded to security and the FBI.”

Before her account was removed, she tweeted, “omfg I was kidd,” “I’m so sorry I’m scared no,” “I was joking and it was my friend not me, take her IP address,” and “I was kidding pls don’t I’m just a girl pls.” She also tweeted, “I’m just a fangirl pls I don’t have evil thoughts and plus I’m a white girl.”

The following confirmation of the arrest appears to have been tweeted by the Twitter account for the Dutch Police @Politie:

Wessel Stole, a spokesperson for the Dutch police, told Business Insider:

We’re not in a state that we can communicate any state of charges at this point, we just thought it was necessary to bring this out mostly because of the fact that it caused a great deal of interest on the Internet.

Guess Sarah learned the hard way that tweeting threats is never funny.

We’ve reached out to Dutch police for our own confirmation and will update when we hear back.

Update at 12:25 pm: This post was updated to add links to tweets from the Dutch police account @Politie and the English version of the tweet.

TIME Food & Drink

Burger King China Is Selling a Beverage Called the PooPoo Smoothie

But don't let the name deceive you. Apparently it's delicious

Now that it’s getting warm out, doesn’t a nice cold smoothie sound so nice and appetizing? Probably not a PooPoo smoothie though, right?

Well, that’s the name of Burger King China’s latest cold drink, Kotaku reports. But don’t let the name deceive you. Apparently, the PooPoo smoothie is quite delicious. Its Chinese name is something that roughly translates to “mango ice smoothie with blow up pearls cold beverage” which is a much more accurate description than “PooPoo.”

According to Kotaku:

The PooPoo* Smoothie is pretty much like a Taiwanese Boba Tea. It’s a mango flavored slushie with what tastes like lychee flavored “pulp pearls” on the bottom of the cup. It’s topped off with a swirl of soft serve vanilla ice cream. I asked for chocolate but the staff didn’t get the joke.

That sounds delightful, doesn’t it? But like, naming it the PooPoo smoothie will clearly affect sales in a very negative way. Maybe Burger King’s marketing team should have thought this one through a bit further.

TIME viral

Dad’s Timelapse Video Shows His Daughter Grow Up from Age 0 to 14

In just four minutes

Dutch filmmaker Frans Hofmeester filmed his daughter Lotte growing up every day from when she was a newborn in 1999 to 14 years old to produce this four-minute timelapse video. His 2012 video of Lotte from age 0 to 12 in 2:45 minutes has 4.3 million views to date.

Hofmeester, who has also produced footage of his son Vince growing up, explained in an op-ed in The Guardian that he makes these timelapse videos because it has been a way for him to bond with his children. He used the Saturday morning shoots as an opportunity to ask them how their weeks went and about their likes and dislikes.

On a larger scale, he writes, “this is the most photographed and filmed generation ever, but what are we actually doing with these pictures? They just sit in a file on the computer…We don’t often look at the photographs we take, not in the same way that an artist would look at his paintings.”

(h/t Mamamia)

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TIME viral

These Confused Kids Have Never Seen a Walkman Before

Warning: this video will make you feel like a dinosaur

In the latest “Kids React” video produced by the Fine Bros comedy troupe, youngsters learn how to use a cassette player, a feat so challenging that one girl declares herself “a survivor” for sticking with the task for so long, while another likens herself to Indiana Jones. It may be a useful skill to learn, however, because there is a renewed interest in cassette tapes, which celebrated their 50th birthday in August 2013. (h/t ViralViralVideos)

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Wheel of Fortune Contestant Mispronounces ‘Achilles,’ Misses Chance at Million Dollar Prize

He also invents a new word: "dicespin"

A contestant named Julian kept getting very close to winning big on Friday’s episode of Wheel of Fortune -- but then he just kept messing up big.

First, the University of Indiana freshman lost his chance to play for $1 million when he bungled the answer “Mythological Hero Achilles.” All the letters were turned over, so it seemed like he had this one in the bag. But when he went to solve the puzzle, he pronounced Achilles like “A-chill-us.”

The three seconds of deafening silence that followed were heartbreaking. Eventually Pat let Julian know that they couldn’t accept that, and the next contestant eagerly swooped in.

Unfortunately, Julian makes a few more blunders as the episode rolls on. For example, he guesses “on-the-spot dicespin” (what?) instead of “on-the-spot decision,” again allowing the contestant to his left to swoop in once more.

Looks like we now know what Julian’s Achilles’ heel is.

TIME Coachella

WATCH: Jay Z and Beyoncé Make Surprise Appearances at Coachella

The superstar couple showed up unannounced at the music festival in California so Bey could join her sister Solange for a rendition of "Losing You" and Jay could team up with former rival Nas on "Dead Presidents II"

If you were bopping around New York City looking for Jay Z and Beyoncé this weekend, wondering why you couldn’t find them, it’s because they quietly made their way to Indio, Calif., for the Coachella music festival. (Even if they were in New York, you probably aren’t fancy enough to be anywhere near them anyway.)

Both artists surprised the crowd with unannounced appearances Saturday night. First, Beyoncé joined her younger sister Solange for a choreographed duet of Solange’s “Losing You” (watch a video of their performance above). It’s awesome, and then they embrace, and you’re a monster if you don’t love everything about it.

Later in the evening, not wanting to be outdone by his wife, Jay Z took the stage alongside his former nemesis Nas to perform “Dead Presidents II” and “Where I’m From.”

O.K., before we really didn’t care, but now we’re kind of sad we missed Coachella this year.

TIME animals

Stop Everything You’re Doing So You Can Find Out What Sound Baby Sloths Make

And if ya don't know, now ya know

If you weren’t sure what sound a baby sloth makes, that’s okay, because surprisingly enough, we weren’t either. But thankfully, this video clears that right up. Turns out, baby sloths make an astonishingly adorable squeaking sound.

This is very important. Whatever you’re doing right now, you need to stop doing immediately so you can watch this baby sloth squealing montage. It’ll change your life, I swear.

TIME Arts

James Franco Stars in SNL’s Beautiful Story of 2 Monster Pals

A sketch that's both funny and touching

This pre-recorded short opens with a couple of buddies who just happen to be monsters — ugly, green, disfigured monsters. Some awful bully, played by Seth Rogen, makes them feel terrible about themselves, prompting one of them to undergo expensive plastic surgery so he can look like a normal human (the surgery goes pretty well, because he comes out looking like James Franco).

Mike O’Brien also stars as Franco’s fellow monster, who eventually gives in and gets the human-transformation surgery too. When the friends reunite afterward, Franco asks O’Brien why he chose that face. “It’s just a little bit cheaper,” he explains.

The tone of “Monster Pals” is reminiscent of the excellent “Sad Mouse” sketch from 2012, though the former is much lighter and funnier.

TIME Arts

Watch Seth Rogen’s Very Famous Friends Crash His SNL Monologue

Returning Saturday Night Live guest host Seth Rogen shared excerpts from his diary at the beginning of the program, but he was interrupted by celebrity friends James Franco, Zooey Deschanel and Taylor Swift

Seth Rogen stopped by Studio 8H to host Saturday Night Live for the third time this week, sharing excerpts from the diary he’s been keeping to document the process.

This made it very easy for the actor to poke fun at his friend James Franco, who recently apologized for trying to woo a teenage girl on Instagram. Turns out it was all just an elaborate prank Rogen pulled to make himself feel better about his lackluster performance during rehearsals.

But before Rogen continued, he was interrupted by a few of his celebrity pals. James Franco stops by, of course, along with a ukelele-toting Zooey Deschanel.

But then, CURVEBALL: Taylor Swift showed up. “Why are you here? Why did you come?” Rogen demanded. “You were getting really upset,” the singer explains, “and every time a man shows emotion, I appear.”

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