An animal park in New York is awaiting the birth of a new giraffe — and is streaming it live for the whole world to see. The event, however, sparked controversy after animal rights activists convinced YouTube to suspend the feed for "nudity and sexual content," according to Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. The livestream is now back up and the park released the following statement on its Facebook page:
7-year-old tells senator not to take away PBS to build the border wall
Anyone who remembers the 2012 presidential election won't forget Mitt Romney saying he would pull money from PBS, despite his love for Big Bird. Soon the debate comment became an internet meme that made the Republican candidate seem heartless for wanting to fire the beloved Sesame Street character and all his friends. Another moment like that one happened Wednesday night when a 7-year-old boy asked a senator to not take away PBS Kids to build the border wall. GOP Sen. Tom Cotton was reportedly...
In honor of '90s drink Zima returning, we present its old commercials
The ’90s influence can be seen just about everywhere these days, what with flannel, chokers, Doc Martens and crop tops sported on runways and streets — and pretty soon, maybe even at your next party. Zima, that clear-malt beverage touted as “zomething different,” is set to have a comeback later this year, nearly a decade after being discontinued by MillerCoors. Initially sold by Coors Brewing in 1993, Zima was marketed as an alternative to the wine coolers that became popular during the last...
WATCH: Congressman likens Trump administration to Upside Down from ‘Stranger Things’
His supporters and detractors alike can probably agree on one thing: The actions of President Donald Trump and his administration are arguably the strangest the county has ever seen. One Rhode Island congressman has taken that one step further and compared the month-old administration’s movements to the parallel dimension that exists in Netflix’s supernatural hit, “Stranger Things.” “Like the main characters in ‘Stranger Things,’ we are now stuck in the Upside Down. Right is wrong, up is down,...
Hillary Clinton's rallying cry for women also targets Trump administration
Hillary Clinton spoke about the recent Women's March on Washington and the future of women's rights in a video for a leadership conference, marking a rare public statement since she lost the presidential election in November. "Despite all the challenges we face, I remain convinced that yes, the future is female," Clinton said in the video appearance. "Just look at the amazing energy we saw last month as women organized a march that galvanized millions of people all over our country and across...
Watch Barack Obama learn how to kitesurf with Richard Branson
There are few presidents that the American people can imagine doing water sports — but Barack Obama, who was born in Hawaii, is definitely one of them. Obama, who is still enjoying is postpresidency vacation with his wife Michelle, has made a stop, as many famous people seem to do, to spend time with Virgin founder Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands. Virgin.com posted a video Tuesday of the two them hanging out on the water there.
WATCH: Which country deserves to be second to Trump's America?
In his inauguration speech President Donald Trump promised to put "America first." Supporters interpreted the words as a patriotic pledge to put their needs first, while others saw them as a dark turn inward for the country. But more recently a series of YouTube videos are interpreting the proclamation as a way to introduce themselves to the new president and compete to be his No. 2 country. RELATED: Trump will be blocked from speaking in UK Parliament Videos representing countries from all...
Red Bull Crashed Ice finals (LIVE STREAM)
If you've been following along with Metro's Facebook the past 24 hours, you've seen some photos and video from Red Bull Crashed Ice in St. Paul, Minnesota. For the sixth year in a row, dozens of athletes who took part in the shootout portion of the ice cross downhill event on Friday, Feb. 3 — which consists of racers from all over the world going down a 1,200-foot long ice track featuring various obstacles like drops, jumps and hills on ice skates — will face off in the competition's finals on...
Watch as brawl breaks out over new LeBron James sneakers
Video circulating on social media shows a fight breaking out as eager fans waited in line to get the latest Lebron James sneakers. The limited edition "Out Of Nowhere" Nike LeBron 14 have only been released to select retailers so far, according to hotnewhiphop.com. On Friday morning, the Foot Locker on 34th Street in Manhattan was scheduled to release them, and that's when the brawl broke out.
VIDEO: The Obamas enjoy a stroll on the beach while on vacation
It appears that former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama seem to be doing just fine as ordinary citizens. A video has surfaced showing the couple taking a lovely stroll along a beach on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. The Obamas have been on vacation since last week and it appears that they are enjoying some much needed rest and relaxation. RELATED: PHOTOS: 25 times the Obamas showed us #RelationshipGoals According to TMZ and Elite Daily, the pair have...
LIVE STREAM: Trump announces Supreme Court justice nominee
President Donald Trump is expected to announce his choice on Tuesday 8 p.m. ET for the Supreme Court justice to replace the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, who died on Feb. 13, 2016. The live stream is available below. The White House plans to host a Facebook Live, as well.
You look like you need a sesh with tiny therapy dog Norbert
We get it. The news can be hard to take, especially in today’s … climate. Sometimes you just need to breathe and read a Trump-free post. So allow us to introduce you to Norbert, a 7-year-old, three-pound mixed breed pup that is a registered therapy dog who lives in Los Angeles with his mom, Julie Steines. It’s impossible to look at Norbert and not smile. He has a derpy little tongue, can give high fives, is the subject of an award-winning children’s book series and — sit down for this —calls...
Watch this 90-year-old woman figure skate like a champion
While most of us just hope to be still breathing at 90, one woman is proving that age is nothing but a number. The senior citizen, identified only as Yvonne, was captured on video during a public figure skating performance. Though she may not be ready for the Olympics, she showed off some impressive moves on the ice, with an outfit to match. Watch the footage of her routine and I'm sure you'll applaud as loud as her audience.
VIDEO: Go inside a Japanese bunny cafe
Cat cafes may be the new craze in America, but bunny cafes have been a thing in Japan for years. Kotaku reports that the establishments have been popular in the country since 2012, with some allowing the purchase of the floppy-eared creatures. They also vary in how they're set up — mixing the cafe setting with the rabbits, or keeping them separate. But Japan isn't partial to rabbits, according to Kataku. The nation is also home to cat cafes, owl cafes, squirrel gardens and penguin bars. If...