Dumpster diving for makeup at Ulta?

ARLINGTON, Texas – Two teens looking for beauty products in the dumpster nearly wound up in an ugly situation.

Arlington, Texas police say they found two teenage girls in a dumpster behind an Arlington Highlands Ulta Beauty store late Saturday night. They claimed they were searching for discarded makeup.

“The girls said they saw this thing on Facebook claiming you could find tons of makeup in Ulta’s dumpsters,” Arlington Police Lt. Chris Cook said via email. “We began checking, and there are a lot of people claiming that but we think it’s a hoax.”

There are indeed many videos on YouTube and Facebook with young women purporting to find thousands of dollars worth of makeup discarded in dumpsters behind stores like Ulta. In what are called “haul” videos or “live dives,” they document the process of pulling out used products and cleaning them up.

“I think it’s kind of gross,” said Tori Strunk, an Ulta customer who said she’s heard of the videos but would never use a product pulled out of the trash.

“I don’t think I would go that route,” said Deja Jones, another customer.

Arlington police say the two teens found only garbage, but they could have been ticketed for criminal trespass. Instead, they were given a warning by the officer.

In a statement to WFAA, Ulta Beauty spokesperson Karen May wrote:

“Health and safety is a top priority for Ulta Beauty and we strongly discourage the unsafe, and sometimes illegal practice of “dumpster diving. We are aware that individuals sometimes assume the risks associated with this practice and retrieve discarded products. Ulta Beauty, like other retailers, disposes of products for a reason. All products that are damaged, used, expired or otherwise unsaleable or unsuitable for donation are disposed of in accordance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. These products should never be retrieved or used.”

This Is The Face Behind The Lips That Sell Jeffree Star Lipsticks

If you’re a fan of Jeffree Star, or have ever bought one one of his lipsticks, you’ll recognize these lips immediately. You’ve seen them time and time again on Jeffree Star Cosmetics and across Star’s social media.
But… who do they belong to?

Those lips belong to Jazmina Daniel, who has been working as a makeup artist for 11 years.

She models all of Jeffree Star’s Velour Liquid Lipsticks and Lip Ammunitions.

Star discovered Daniel’s stunning look and hired her to work with his brand when it launched back in 2014.

So her lips alone have been the Jeffree Star Cosmetics poster child since day one.

Daniel is also known for her insanely intricate lip art, a lot of which has gone viral.

Check out this gloriously gilded creation.

And this candle that’s so realistic, it looks hot to the touch.

Daniel used lip art as a source of relief when she was fighting a brain tumor at 14, so she’s had years of practice.

These still aren’t the only places you’ve seen her, though.

She ALSO models lipsticks for Coloured Raine Cosmetics.

And she works with other brands such as Gerard Cosmetics and Ofra Cosmetics.

You might’ve even seen her modeling on Fashion Nova Curve’s accounts.

Lip art queen, model, and multi-brand ambassador? That’s a damn impressive resume.

So if you’ve ever wondered who those mystery lips belonged to, now you know — she’s a Badass Bitch.

Can you really say you’re surprised?

9 Sephora Perks You Didn’t Know Existed

Sephora is where you go to blow your paycheck replace your makeup, but there are so many ways you could be getting more bang for your buck. Here, nine benefits you need to take advantage of…now.

YOU CAN RETURN USED PRODUCTS WITH A RECEIPT

Like that foundation that dried out your skin after you used it for a week. Or that lipstick you wore on Saturday night that you hated when you saw it in pics. With a receipt, you’ll get your money back–no questions asked. (Without a receipt, you’ll get store credit, which is still pretty sweet considering that lipstick was used.)

YOU GET FREE 2-DAY SHIPPING WITH SEPHORA FLASH

Think of it as Amazon Prime for your makeup. For a mere $10 a year, you get all the beauty products you buy delivered to your door within two days, free of charge (no minimum purchase required). Even better, if you need something overnight, Sephora Flash members can get it shipped for just $5.95.

SPEND $350 A YEAR AND YOU’LL GET EXTRA DISCOUNTS AND GIFTS

Do the math and you might be surprised: That $50 foundation and $23 mascara that you replace five times a year earns you VIB (Very Important Beauty Insider) status. This grants you access to a number of Sephora perks–like surprise 10-percent-off coupons, free birthday gifts and invites to beauty classes (like how to perfect a smoky eye).

SPEND $1,000 A YEAR AND YOU COULD MEET JENNIFER ANISTON

That high-powered hair dryer you splurged on pushed you over the $1,000 mark. This means that you’re not just VIB–you’re VIB Rouge, which means you get even more perks like free gifts, free two-day shipping, unlimited free makeovers and–our personal fave–invites to primo in-store events (like the chance to meet Jennifer Aniston, who popped by an NYC store once to promote a fragrance).

YOU’LL ALSO GET ACCESS TO YOUR VERY OWN BEAUTY CONCIERGE

Just another VIB Rouge perk. Trust us, the option to dial direct and instantly reach an expert when you have a beauty problem you can’t solve is gold.

MINI MAKEOVERS ARE FREE

It’s pretty rare that going out warrants a full face of makeup. Sephora offers complimentary 15-minute services to all customers, regardless of VIB or VIB Rouge status. The trick is to insert the word “mini” when you make your request. Besides, all you’re really looking for is a bold lip…or eye.

A $50 PURCHASE GETS YOU A FULL MAKEOVER AT NO EXTRA CHARGE

If you know you have an event, call ahead and schedule a time for a CMA (Custom Makeup Application). You’ll probably spend close to that for a new lipstick, anyway–might as well get the extra bang for your buck.

YOU CAN GET UNLIMITED FREE SAMPLES

Sure, you can return anything you don’t like–but you can also take a variety of products (foundation, moisturizer, even lipstick and eye shadow) for a test-drive before you buy. Just ask an employee for help–they’ll package everything up, no questions asked.

 

14 Used-To-Be Slim Celebrities That Really Let Themselves Go

Being a celebrity requires a lot of work. Most importantly, you need to stay in the best of shape. As evidenced by a lot of celebs, they are always in shape and they always look amazing. Some of them, however, at one point allowed themselves to gain a ton of weight and no longer look as fit and as sexy as they once were.

Here are a few celebrities who used to be slim but then let themselves go

1. Britney Spears

Combine her busy schedule with her checkered past, it’s easy to see why the singer gained so much weight in such a short period. She’s still beautiful, but the bra and panties look is not getting anyone excited…

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2. Kelly Clarkson

Even though people have criticized the American Idol winner for her weight gain, she doesn’t let any of it get to her. Once, she told Ellen “we are who we are, whatever size”. So true.

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3. Vince Vaughn

Vince is proof that girls aren’t the only ones who get criticized should they gain weight, but even though he hasn’t lost any weight recently, he hasn’t lost his fantastic sense of humor either.

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4. Christian Bale

Bale is quite well known for his ability to gain and lose weight for his roles in very short periods. Just look at his body in The Machinist, and then compare it to his body in Batman Begins. While it’s amazing to see, it can’t be that good for his health.

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5. Steven Seagal

This actor, director and martial arts legend was made of muscle at the height of his career. Since then, he’s let himself go a little.

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6. Val Kilmer

Ever since his days as the chiseled hunk Iceman in Top Gun, Val has certainly let himself go a little bit, apparently due to being diagnosed with a tumor in 2015. He spent the entirety of 2014 slimming down for his “dream role” as Mark Twain.

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7. Jessica Simpson

Jessica’s weight has always fluctuated. She got in top shape for her role in Dukes of Hazzard, but after that, she found it hard to maintain her size. She attracted a lot of attention in the media for gaining 70 pounds during her first pregnancy.

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8. Matt Damon

For most of his career, Matt Damon has had quite the body, which is why it was jarring to see him after he had gained 30 pounds for The Informant. He did manage to lose it afterward, however.

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9. Carrie Fisher

When Carrie Fisher became Princess Leia in Star Wars, she became every boy’s dream girl, but she then developed some not very healthy eating habits. Due to having to reprise her role in the new Star Wars movie, she dropped her weight again.

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10. Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando was always a total sex symbol, and he won several Oscars for his performances, but his eating habits got out of control as he got older. It’s rumored that in one sitting, Brando devoured 12 Burger King Whoppers, two whole chickens, five gallons of ice cream and six hot dogs. At one point, he weighed 350 pounds.

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11. Mark Hamill

Similarly to his co-actress Carrie Fisher, Hamill gained all the pounds after the buzz of Star Wars ended, but also similarly, he went on a tough regime for Star Wars Episode VII.

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12. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey had the voice of an angel and a body to match, but she struggled to main a slim figure as she got older, as you do.

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13. Brendan Fraser

His six pack looked amazing as he swung through the trees, but in his current shape, he’s not really looking at his best.

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16. Keely Shaye Smith

More commonly known as Pierce Brosnan’s wife, she stunned audiences when she first appeared on the red carpet alongside her husband with a gorgeous hourglass figure, but now, she’s looking curvier than ever.

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8 Of The Ugliest Wedding Dresses Of All Time

For many people, their wedding day is one of the most important events of their lives. Also, the most awaited and planned one. It’s being prepared to the last detail, but sometimes people fail in the most obvious way. No matter how much you try, sometimes you can ruin your wedding by wearing a not-so-pleasant-looking wedding gown. With all eyes on the bride, imagine what that wedding looks like or feels like for the guests.

Instead of being the highlight of the beauty of the ceremony, these brides have done a terrible job.

TheTalko has made a photo compilation of women wearing the not-so-great-looking wedding dresses and we are about to see what not to wear on your wedding day.

1. When your dress is somewhere between a swimsuit and underwear.

She just wanted to show her skin, to everyone.
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2. The diaper dress

Combine silk, satin, and lace and that’s what you get from a traditional wedding dress. But women just love to experiment, an this is what they get. A diaper dress. She obviously crossed the line.

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3. Feathered fail

You see feathers as details on dresses, but you certainly haven’t seen so many feathers on the edges. Like this wedding dress, which also includes feathered wings. Looks like this bride is ready to fly off.

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4. Hey there, hay!

Luckily there were no horses around because they would certainly love this cute hay-looking dress! Hay or straws, this dress is probably very uncomfortable to wear. Your guests will probably keep off at least a mile from you.

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5. The sponsored gown

Yes, weddings can be sponsored. But do you think any bride would put the logos on her gown? I highly doubt so. Either this was a great joke or Photoshop skills did a great job.

6. Wide bridal dress

Wide shoulders, wide hips, wide everything, basically. This dress that looks like toilet paper from afar is also combined with a bizarre headband. Just look at the bride’s face! It says it all.

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7. Paintball bride

Why bother to keep your dress clean when you can come wear dress having these spots on? It sure looks unique, though.

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8. Revealing dress

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Lady Mary had it designed for herself but did a pretty awful job revealing her skin with this wedding dress.

Take a look at  the video below:

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10 Hairdresser Horror Stories That Aren’t For The Faint-Hearted

Hairdressers have a seriously cool job. They get to do all kinds of cool stuff and play with a lot of beautiful people’s hair, but like with every job out there, being a hairdresser also comes with its fair share of bad customers. You seriously need to read these horrifying customer stories as told by the hairdressers themselves. If you are one of the more faint-hearted, you might want to take the necessary precautions before you carry on.

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“As someone who used to be a hairstylist, please scrub behind your ears! More people than you think forget to clean the crease behind their ears and have yellow/white/sometimes green gunk in the fold behind their ears! It’s really nasty and smells.” – pcbzelephant

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“One time a woman brought her 8-year-old daughter in to get her hair done. The mother [wasn’t very nice] but that little girl was the sweetest most polite little girl we’ve ever had. Unfortunately, it’s like the mom never took care of her hair! That poor little girl’s hair was so dirty and tangled it took three or four people working on her hair for almost three hours to get it untangled and clean enough to run a brush through it… I’ll never forget that sweet little girl and how thankful she was for her pretty hair.” – leavingNYCtoday

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“My hairdresser says she had one lady who brought her kid in for haircuts and the mom never brushed the kid’s hair ever. So my hairdresser had to spend upwards of 45 minutes trying to comb the knots out of a squirming kid’s hair. I think she eventually fired the client because it wasn’t worth the cost of a kid’s haircut to spend the better part of an hour just on combing.” – DiglettUsedFly

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“I once had to turn a lady away after she booked in for hair extension removal. The micro bonded type your stylist should tell you will last three months max. Nobody told this lady. They had been in for seven months! There was a chunk of hair about six inches wide that was matted with bits of hair glue (not what we use) poking out. To me her options were shave it or cut it almost to the scalp. Some ‘hairdressers’ shouldn’t be allowed.” – hinky28

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“My mother was a hairdresser in the 1960s for Vidal Sassoon. During the time of the beehive. Customers wouldn’t wash their hair for weeks; they’d just keep spraying it to keep it in place as it was such a complicated do. This meant a LOT of fleas, lice, and on one occasion cockroaches that had to be washed out. For some reason this never bothered my mother all that much, but hearing about it made sure I never, ever wanted any kind of hands on customer service job.” – LibraryLuLu

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“Way back in the day, my mom was a hairdresser. She told me a story once of this guy coming in who had bird poop all over the top/back of his head. Guess he got pooped on and didn’t notice or something.” – skivian

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“My sister is a hairstylist and got scabies once from a kid. Apparently the mom knew the kid had it too, just didn’t tell my sister until they were leaving. Yuck.” – 82workthrowaway82

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“Long time ago but I had to wash and cut a teenager that hadn’t washed his hair in what looked like months… After his cut, I tried to wet his hair in the shampoo bowl and the water just ran off his hair because of all the oil buildup. I had seen a lot during my years as a stylist but that was the worst experience.” – bzookee

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“I had a woman come in one day who had hair halfway down her back. She just wanted a trim. I got her shampooed, into my chair and began combing her hair, and noticed a peculiar smell and what looked a bit like dry scalp (but not quite). I looked a bit closer and the ‘flakes’ were actually little translucent nits. Lice eggs. I could see tiny black things.” – pixelmeow

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“Bit of a different horror story, but my stylist once had a woman with hair past her butt who wanted to donate everything to Locks of Love. EVERYTHING. This woman with hair down nearly to her thighs says she wants a pixie cut, and is donating everything else. The woman sobbed the entire time. Stylist kept asking if it was ok, but the woman was determined to help people with cancer, and told her to keep going and to ignore her tears. Other customers kept coming in and probably assumed she was maiming this poor woman.” – PoopsieDoodles

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15 Incredible Transformations That Show The Power Of Braces

Unfortunately, not all of us are born with straight and beautiful teeth. Some of us can be unlucky enough to have quite badly placed and deformed teeth, but thanks to the magic of braces, those squiggly and uneven teeth soon vanish! Bored Panda has put together a list of the most amazing transformations of people before and after wearing braces. Check out the gallery below:

1. This guy’s single mother couldn’t afford the braces

When he started working, he got them through insurance and now he has been transformed!

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2. This guy has a similar story

Except for him, he didn’t get it through insurance, he saved and paid for them himself.

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3. A beautiful transformation

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4, Look at the difference here!

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5. You should never underestimate the power of braces

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6. A major difference here

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7. 3 years, countless appointments and countless tears later

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8. Before and after

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9. Almost two years in between these two photos

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10. Amazing smile transformation

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11. 8 years of treatment, surgery, 2 rounds of braces and 10 teeth pulled

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12. 2 years and 10 months

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13. Showing off the new smile

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14. Absolutely gorgeous difference 4 years later

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15. Then vs. now

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21 Embarrassing Posts On The Social Media That Are Cute At The Same Time

The Internet cannot warn you against posting something stupid. I guess that button wasn’t invented yet for a reason. The reason is that we all need a bit of a laugh and empathy toward people who have posted something they shouldn’t have. Let’s be honest, it can happen to anyone.  Many of us have struggled with social media embarrassment, starting from a misspelled comment, ending up with a shocking photo. Our friends have seen it and laughed about it for days. Then, it was forgotten. Here is a collection of embarrassing posts for people who didn’t give a second thought when posting on social media.

1. I don’t agree.

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2. I don’t know who threw shade at Trey Songs, but they sure regret it.

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3. He is well into this cheating philosophy. SO strange!

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4. Don’t post about your crappy job. Ever!

4. Bad idea

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5. It can get harder than that.

5. It's a travesty

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6. I think they were going for “menopause”, but there was no spellcheck. SO sad.

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7. One day late…

7. You guys are a day late

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8. You can alway try using a bit of sun.

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9. They sure meant something else.

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10. 31/7?

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11. We got it the first time.

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12. The messy room is not something to pay attention to.

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13. There is a little friend also.

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14. When your boobs are called “pimples”.

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15. Persecuted because of their taste in coffee.

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16. So close.

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17. When they mistake your child for lasagna.

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18. Not quite.

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19. How can you do that?

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20. How dare Grandma talk about Harambe like that?!

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These 13 People Caught Cheating Certainly Got What They Deserved

If you have ever had the feeling of finding out that your loved one is cheating on you, then I’m sorry. I really am. Although I can’t say I’ve felt that before, I know exactly what happens. You cry for a couple days, and then realize that he or she never actually loved you (they wouldn’t have cheated if they did, now would they?) and you just forget about it and live your life as a happy single person. That’s just how it goes.

However, when these 13 people got cheated on, they DID NOT hold back. Not at all. They had a few words to say, and they certainly had their revenge. A sweet, sweet revenge.

1. I would love to have seen the guy’s reaction to this.

2. I would invest in this property.

3. What a drive home for work this guy had…

4. A total disgrace.

5. A love letter to the neighbors.

6. Cheating is not bro code.

7. Wipe the tears, then wipe your car!

8. Well, I certainly won’t get a joint bank account when I get married!

9. The best kind of gift (NOT)

If you have ever had the feeling of finding out that your loved one is cheating on you, then I’m sorry. I really am. Although I can’t say I’ve felt that before, I know exactly what happens. You cry for a couple days, and then realize that he or she never actually loved you (they wouldn’t have cheated if they did, now would they?) and you just forget about it and live your life as a happy single person. That’s just how it goes.

However, when these 13 people got cheated on, they DID NOT hold back. Not at all. They had a few words to say, and they certainly had their revenge. A sweet, sweet revenge.

1. I would love to have seen the guy’s reaction to this.

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2. I would invest in this property.

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3. What a drive home for work this guy had…

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4. A total disgrace.

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5. A love letter to the neighbors.

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6. Cheating is not bro code.

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7. Wipe the tears, then wipe your car!

A moment of silence for this guy’s Rover.

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8. Well, I certainly won’t get a joint bank account when I get married!

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9. The best kind of gift (NOT)

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10. I was going to say “Right down the toilet”, but then I noticed it’s a bathtub.

Either way, RIP all of those devices.

11. You can’t put a price on this one (sorry)

12. Zero fluffs given

13. He won’t pull out of that one any time soon…

A School Included This Teen’s Service Dog In The Yearbook And It’s The Purest Thing

Last week, along with the rest of the seniors at Stafford High School in Falmouth, Virginia, 18-year-old Diana Bloom got her yearbook.


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Bloom was flipping through the yearbook when she noticed a very special student.

"Seeing a picture of a dog caught my eye pretty quickly," Bloom told BuzzFeed News. "I thought it was so cute, and I knew that some of my underclassmen friends hadn't seen it yet because they didn't have their yearbooks so I took a picture and tweeted it."Her tweet has since been retweeted more than 2,500 times.

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“Seeing a picture of a dog caught my eye pretty quickly,” Bloom told BuzzFeed News. “I thought it was so cute, and I knew that some of my underclassmen friends hadn’t seen it yet because they didn’t have their yearbooks so I took a picture and tweeted it.”

Her tweet has since been retweeted more than 2,500 times.

This very good student is called Alpha, and he’s a service dog for Andrew ‘AJ’ Schalk, a 16-year-old junior at Stafford High.

Bloom said she and Schalk ride the same bus but don't have any classes together so she didn't know that Alpha would be appearing in the yearbook.

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Bloom said she and Schalk ride the same bus but don’t have any classes together so she didn’t know that Alpha would be appearing in the yearbook.

Schalk told BuzzFeed News that he has Type 1 diabetes and Alpha’s job is to alert him when his blood sugar is getting too low or high.

"The amazing thing about Alpha is that he knows 20 to 40 minutes before my blood sugar actually does go low or high due to his amazing sense of smell," he said.

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“The amazing thing about Alpha is that he knows 20 to 40 minutes before my blood sugar actually does go low or high due to his amazing sense of smell,” he said.

“He has saved my life multiple times already, by waking me up in the middle of the night to extremely low blood sugars, which are very dangerous,” Schalk said.


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Schalk said he started bringing to Alpha to school with him last year “to get him acclimated to the school environment so he would be prepared for this year.”


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“He has become a huge part of my school, coming to my classes with me, and a lot of people know about him,” Schalk said. So he spoke to the people in charge of the yearbook to see if Alpha could be included in the yearbook, and they were 100 percent supportive.

"All the teachers and students were 100 percent supportive," Schalk said.

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“All the teachers and students were 100 percent supportive,” Schalk said.

“I just brought him with me when I got my yearbook picture taken,” Schalk said. “The only thing they changed was the camera height. They just had to lower it a little haha.”


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“He has been a great companion and added a lot of happiness to my school’s environment,” Schalk said, “It brightens people’s days seeing him in the halls or in my class and I love being able to have that effect on people.”


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People absolutely love it.


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“Yes, Alpha is really an amazing animal,” Schalk said. “He makes a disability, such as my diabetes, such a positive experience for me and my life overall, and really turns it into a blessing rather than a negative part of my life.”