Last night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles was certainly one for the books. Not merely because a whopping four statues went to the same hands – those of Guillermo del Toro, director of the melodramatic fantasy The Shape of Water, but to a great extent due to Hollywood memes that originated at the venue and have gone viral since then.
Valentina Petrenko, a Russian senator from the Republic of Khakassia, has become an instant internet celebrity in the English-language Twitterverse after users saw her impressive, gravity-defying hairdo, giving new life to a meme-worthy subject which Russian internet users have known about for many years.
A dedicated UFO hunter has spotted what appears to be a bizarre-looking shape of unclear and possibly extraterrestrial origin, located on a frozen island near Antarctica.
Former sailor Mikhail Shivlyakov's nose erupted from straining every possible muscle during his attempt to lift an incredible 426 kg (939 lbs.) at the 2018 Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.
The Israeli Wonder Woman star didn't get an Oscar at the 90th Academy Awards, but she proably won the hearts of viewers, who hadn't been in love with her already.
Twitter users have sounded the alarm about food supplies, posting pics of empty shelves in supermarkets in the UK and Ireland as the countries have been hit by the worst snowstorm in decades.
A Swedish Muslim center that sought permission for minaret calls and even received an unofficial "blessing" by the local bishop has been found out to have been illegally practicing prayer calls for several years.
The 90th annual American Academy Awards ceremony took place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday evening. Among other awards, US moviemaker Bryan Fogel's Icarus won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.
At last year's Academy Awards, La La Land was declared best picture by mistake; confusion involving the opening of envelopes prompted the cast to bask in misplaced glory for a few moments. The gaffe continues to haunt Emma Stone to this day, and her friend Jennifer Lawrence seems eager to remind her of that.
As Italian renowned politician Silvio Berlusconi showed up in Milan to do his civic duty by voting during the March 4 elections in Italy, he was visited by a Femen activist who reminded him of his alleged controversial career's history.
The participants of a female Muslim students’ gathering at Lagos State Polytechnic , along with Zambian authorities, targeted the type of sex toys that have become increasingly popular in Europe and Asia in recent years, and proceeded to address the issue, each in their own way.
A US reproductive health NGO managed to stir a social media controversy with a single tweet that was apparently meant as a gesture of support for transgender men who possess female reproductive organs.
State senators in Florida had imposed a ban on the sale of semi-automatic rifles like the one used during the February 14 school shooting spree; the ban lasted all of 15 minutes before it was swiftly rescinded by the very people who passed it in the first place.
For the first time in six years, parts of Amsterdam's Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht canals froze hard enough to support the weight of tourists, locals, and yes, ice skaters.
The "Black Star" of Russian commercial rap, who's rubbed shoulders with everybody from Snoop Dogg to Ramzan Kadyrov, has seen his name hit the headlines again - as usual, it wasn't thanks to his musical talents.
Tom Cruise, Kim Basinger and Mel Gibson topped the list of celebrities who had the dubious honor of winning probably the most infamous award Hollywood has to offer.
As Storm Emma has England covered in a white blanket, over 300 people, including students and employees from Bristol University, decided to really make this unexpected abundance of snow count.
A snow storm is not the only thing that has hit Ireland's capital city Dublin for the past few days. Local criminals appear to have used it to their own advantage.
US President Donald Trump has given up fast food and is now eating more fish, salads and soups in a bid to avoid obesity, Bloomberg has cited sources familiar with the situation as saying.
On Wednesday, tourists on a safari ride at India's Tadoba National Park witnessed how far a mama sloth bear is willing to go to protect her cub when confronted by a territorial tiger.
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