Some weeks it's like the news outlets are run by minions and Toy Story aliens. No reasonable person can be expected to keep up with every headline while maintaining their sanity, so we have taken it upon ourselves to quickly summarize the most important and/or ridiculous news stories from the last week (or so).

AN INFLATABLE CHICKEN THAT RESEMBLES TRUMP WAS PUT OUTSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE. Artist Taran Singh Brar reportedly erected the giant chicken as a form of

Source: SF Gate

THE U.S. IS CONTEMPLATING DRONE STRIKES IN THE PHILIPPINES TARGETING ISIS. According to Pentagon officials, the authorization for collective self def

Source: NBC News

GAME OF HRONES SET A NEW FRANCHISE HIGH OF 10.2 MILLION VLEWERS FOR THE AUGUST 6TH EPISODE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 10.1 MILLION SET JUST LAST MONTH D

Source: Variety

STUDIES SUGGEST THAT SOCIAL ISOLATION MAY HAVE A HIGHER RISK FOR EARLY DEATH THAN OBESITY. Meta-analysis of 148 studies found that greater social conn

Source: APA

FBI AGENTS SEARCHED THE HOME OF TRUMP CAMPAIGN MANAGER PAUL MANAFORT. FEDERAL OR AGENT Agents raided the Virginia home in connection with Robert Muell

Source: The Hill

GLENN CAMPBELL, BEST KNOWN FOR COUNTRY-POP CROSSOVER HITS SUCH AS RHINESTONE COWBOY AND SOUTHERN NIGHTS, AS WELL AS FOR PLAYING GUITAR ON CLASSICS

Source: CNN

KING OF HILL THE COULD MAKE A RETURN TO FOX. The network said it has discussed the idea with creators Mike Judge and Greg Daniels, but a possible revi

Source: The AV Club

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE WAS TOLD TO CENSOR THE TERM CLIMATE CHANGE. An email from the director of soil health informed her staff of the n

Disney ANNOUNCED THAT THEY WILL REMOVE THEIR CONTENT FROM NETFLIX AND LAUNCH THEIR OWN STREAMING SERVICE IN 2019. It will include the upcoming films T

Source: Deadline

The 15 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/15/17)

Source: Bloomberg

DESPICABLE ME HAS BECOME THE HIGHEST-GROSSING ANIMATED MOVIE SERIES. The movies have made a total of $3.528 billion. The Shrek franchise previously he

Source: IndieWire

PRESIDENT TRUMP THANKED VLADIMIR PUTIN FOR SLASHING U.S. DIPLOMATIC STAFF IN RUSSIA. He remarked on the reduction, which was allegedly done as retalia

Source: Reuters

WONDER WOMAN HAS SURPASSED $400 MILLION IN DOMESTIC TICKET SALES. THE BIGGEST FILM OF THE SUMMER, THE SUPERHEROINE BLOCKBUSTER HAS RISEN TO BECOME THE

Source: ComingSoon

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