Michelle Obama joined James Corden for “Carpool Karaoke,” slaying songs like “Single Ladies” and “Get Ur Freak On” (with an assist from Missy Elliott).
During a recent gig, Rihanna reminded fans to enjoy the concert–and not play smartphone games:
‘I don’t want to see you catching any Pokémons up in this b-tch.’
A college student in London designed a set of press-on nails that double as a subway card, thanks to a microchip.
A Guardians of the Galaxy ride is coming to Disneyland; it’s reportedly based on a fortress from the first film.
An 86-year-old woman in Altrincham, England, fought off a mugger in a supermarket by hitting the assailant over the head with a packet of bacon, according to police.
The creators of Disney’s upcoming Moana revealed that the film will center on the heroine’s journey to find herself rather than a love interest.
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McDonald’s New Zealand had to suspend a campaign that allowed people to create–and vote on–their favorite new burger recipes, after it was inundated with snarky submissions. Among them:
Bag of Lettuce (a stack of lettuce)
Atheist’s Delight (no ingredients at all)
The Carbonator (just buns)
Krispy Kreme doughnut–flavored soda is now a thing, thanks to a partnership between the bakery chain and a North Carolina soft-drink company.
Lisa Frank, maker of the psychedelic school supplies that were popular in the ’90s, unveiled an equally psychedelic fashion line for grownups.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were accused of animal cruelty after an official photo showed Prince George offering ice cream to royal spaniel Lupo. (Dairy is bad for some dogs.)
Two Florida paramedics are facing criminal charges for taking selfies with unconscious patients as part of a “selfie war.”
This appears in the August 08, 2016 issue of TIME.