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Jimmy Kimmel had parents make their kids spaghetti and snowballs and the results are glorious

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When freezing temperatures caused by a polar vortex force you to stay inside, you might as well try and have some fun. When the American Midwest experienced some seriously cold weather in early 2019, Jimmy Kimmel had an idea to turn all the snow into a fun prank on innocent kids. Kimmel requested that parents serve their children regular spaghetti with balls of snow instead of meat, and the resulting videos did not disappoint. Safe to say that these kiddos are not into spaghetti and snowballs.


Kim Kardashian and Jimmy Fallon guess mystery objects by touch, totally freak out

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Fear of the unknown is a real thing, guys. Just ask Kim Kardashian West and Jimmy Fallon. In the evidently nerve-wracking game above, the two have to guess what's inside a mystery box by touch alone. Cue significant amounts of squealing, screaming, and multiple attempts to run away -- all from Fallon.


Horrifying deepfake video blends Jennifer Lawrence and Steve Buscemi

Daily Mail - Science & tech

An unnerving new video that appears to show Steve Buscemi's face seamlessly molded onto Jennifer Lawrence's head is yet another example of the worrying advancements of'deepfakes' videos. The clip will sound familiar to anyone who remembers Lawrence's speech backstage at the 2016 Golden Globes – but the words are instead coming out of Buscemi's mouth. Horrified social media viewers have been have been sharing the clip of'Jennifer Buscemi' across the internet this week, with many calling it the stuff of nightmares. An unnerving new video appears to show Steve Buscemi's face seamlessly molded onto Jennifer Lawrence's body The clip was first posted by Reddit user VillainGuy at the beginning of January. It's since been shared thousands of times.


Jimmy Kimmel shows Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson that lots of things actually break like a heart

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If you look at the charts, it appears that lots of people think that "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart," the Mark Ronson ft. Miley Cyrus mega hit, is a legit banger. Except Jimmy Kimmel, who can't get over the logical inconsistencies of the lyrics to the song. In a sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live, he sets out to prove that it's simply not true that "Things fall apart / but nothing breaks like a heart." Kimmel proves his point by breaking a lamp, a pair of glasses, a TV, and lots of glass objects to pretty hilarious effect.


'Deepfakes' are becoming more realistic, and could signal the next wave of attacks on politicians

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When Peter Cushing turned to face the camera in Rogue One, Star Wars fans were as excited as they were confused. After all, the actor had died more than 20 years earlier, and yet, there was no mistaking him. For a major Hollywood movie, this is a clever trick. But not everyone is trying to entertain us, and you don't need a million-dollar budget to deceive. "You take the face of one person and put it on the body of another," said Jeff Smith, associate director at the National Center for Media Forensics at the University of Colorado Denver.