So "I'm possessed by the ghost of John Belushi" is apparently a valid political platform in Canada now. Let's hope the other party finds a nice John Candy type to counteract the curse.
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The Cute "Climbing Fail" Cub Was Trying To Escape The Drone Filming It
In this adorable viral video, a small bear cub is trying to climb a steep snowy cliff to get to his mother at the top, but keeps sliding further and further down right as he's about to make it. Eventually he does make it, and everyone watching over your shoulder on the subway starts clapping. A true roller coaster of emotions.
Isn't it remarkable that somebody managed to capture such an endearing moment? Unfortunately, the whole ordeal only happened because it was being captured.
Multiple drone operators, bear experts, and drone-operating bear experts pointed out that the animals were probably scared shitless of the flying robot doggedly pursuing them. Bears aren't bad climbers and know how difficult a path like that would be, so it's likely that they only took it because they were being stalked by the drone. Also, note that the camera doesn't zoom in every time the mother freaks out -- that's the drone itself getting dangerously closer. So this is less like an awkward, cutesy private moment, and more like paparazzi harassing a star until they trip and fall off a cliff.
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Ever Wonder What Happened To "Batkid"?
Batkid was the most bittersweet story of 2013. We all watched as the city of San Francisco turned itself around to let five-year-old Miles Scott recreate the most important points of the "being Batman" experience (riding the Batmobile, stopping villains, watching a flash mob perform "Don't Stop Believing"). But we also all knew what was going to happen to that adorable kid eventually. Miles was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia as a baby, and had spent most of his life in chemotherapy. They don't grant these types of wishes to kids who get to grow up.
In another act of respect, an incoming international flight carrying George Clooney was diverted to Phoenix.
You probably never looked up what happened to Batkid, because who feels like making a scene on the bus, right? Well, here it is: He's in remission and doing just fine!
The whole Batkid operation only got underway after Miles had already received his last shot of toxic chemicals. His cancer never came back, and there's reason to believe he'll live a long life. According to the Make-a-Wish Foundation, "Since his crime fighting day five years ago, Miles has returned to being a typical kid -- playing little league, going to school, helping his family farm, and even selling his first market goat in the local fair." That's not quite as exciting as saving civilians in a bat-themed Lamborghini, but we're sure he doesn't mind.
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