Controversy in Colorado When a Group of Teens Pose With Guns and a Confederate Flag Pre-Prom

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Here it is, straight from Parker, Colorado. The idea for the photoshoot was apparently encouraged by parents and adults nearby, if that makes things better/worse in your mind. Though it wasn't condoned by everyone involved. One of the moms not present to her child's photo being taken had this to say:

"I think in their immaturity they kind of think it's a sort of a cowboy type of thing but then to have parents that support it and feed into it and to explain that it borders on racism is really upsetting to me,"


Some Drug Smugglers Aren't Even Trying Any More

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Customs agents at JFK international airport found themselves looking at this scene during a physical search after Jamaican resident Romario Lewis acted fishy. Sticking drugs (in this case $19,000 in coke) where the sun doesn't shine just isn't in vogue these days, apparently. 

A Shirtless Rabble-Rouser Got Caught in a Basketball Hoop, and it Took a Team of Cops to Get Him Down

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From what we can tell, the hoop monster in question was a part of Seattle's May Day protests. Or at the very least, he was using the day as a chance to go all Monstars on the hoop. The Seattle Police Department had a good sense of humor about it at least:

Fail of the Day: Someone Bought CarlyFiorina.org and Filled It With Sad Emoticons, Demon Sheep

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Carly Fiorina has officially announced that she is running for president, and while the former Hewlett-Packard CEO has been heavily touting her tech expertise, she’s already made one big mistake online.

Her campaign failed to secure all of the big domains with her name, and one troll decided to useCarlyfiorina.org to make a statement about her leadership at HP.

“Carly Fiorina failed to register this domain,” the site reads. “So I’m using it to tell you how many people she laid off at Hewlett-Packard.”

The page is then filled with 30,000 emoticons of a frowny face to illustrated the number of layoffs.

If you scroll down to the bottom there’s more text with a quote from Fiorina.

The quote if from an interview Fiorina had with Fortune back in 2005.

If you go to Carlyfiorina.com you will be redirected to her actual campaign site,Carlyforpresident.com.

Hopefully we’ll get to see a “.cat” version in the near future as well from the guy who recently parodied the New York Times.

The source code for the site has a nice “demon sheep” Easter Egg and a link to a bonus page with an animated sheep with glowing red eyes.

This is a reference to the viral demon sheep attack ad from Fiorina in 2010, which had NY Magcalling her an “Internet genius.”

Unfortunately, she isn’t living up to that name with this domain gaffe, but she is doing a Periscope Q&A!

Ted Cruz had a similar problem on day one of his candidacy, failing to gain control of TedCruz.combefore his announcement.

As a result, anyone who goes to that website by mistake will simply see text that reads” “Support President Obama. Immigration Reform Now!”

Troll of the Day: Ankara Mayor Removes Controversial Robot Statue, Installs T-Rex

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The mayor of Ankara, Melih Gökçek, caused an uproar in April after installing a giant, Transformer-like robot named “Otorobot” in the city.

He was being sued by the Turkish Union of Engineers and Architects for “wasting” taxpayer dollars on the statue, which he claimed was to promote a new theme park called AnkaPark.

Well all the robot-haters have won the battle… but not the war.

The robot was finally removed this week, and it was replaced with a giant, menacing Tyrannosaurus Rex.

It’s 3 meters high and 10 meters long, according to Today’s Zaman.

The mayor stated that he would be replacing the robot with a dinosaur back on April 16, and he asked people on Twitter to vote on which one it should be. According to Hurriyet Daily News, #7 won the poll, which appears to be an Apatosauarus/Brontosaurus(?). But for some reason they ultimately went with the T-Rex.

This story just keeps gets weirder. What’s next, a giant alien or zombie?