5 Things You Should At Least Pretend To Know Today - March 16, 2014

5 Things You Should At Least Pretend To Know Today - March 16, 2014
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5 Things You Should At Least Pretend To Know Today - March 16, 2014

1. Crimeans Head To The Polls Today To Decide Whether To Join Russia Or Really Join Russia

Residents of the Crimean region of Ukraine Russia some country in Eastern Europe vote today to decide whether they would like to be an independent entity under the control of the Kremlin or a region of Russia under the control of the Kremlin. There is no option for remaining a regular region of Ukraine like they were a month ago.


2. Russian Diplomat Who's Clearly Very Good At His Job Stabbed During A Drunken Street Fight

A Russian diplomat was rushed to the hospital after being stabbed with a knife during an alcohol-fueled fight on the streets of Ottawa, Canada. In unrelated news, recent talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's head diplomat Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov did not go as well as many hoped they would.

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3. GOP Pro-Marijuana Group Wants To Shrink Government Down So Small It Can Roll It Up In A Joint And Smoke It

Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition—a conservative political group that favors the legalization of marijuana—held its inaugural meeting in Houston, Texas yesterday. "The drug war goes against every principle we have of smaller government, fiscal responsibility and less intrusion in your private life," the group's founder told a local ABC affiliate.

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4. Huge Twitter Response To A Question From Jenny McCarthy Is Rivaled Only By Her Lack Of Understanding Of Both Vaccinations And The Internet

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Jenny McCarthy asked fans of The View to tweet what they're looking for in a potential mate at #AskJenny. What she forgot was that the Internet is not The View and most people still think of her as that crazy lady who thinks vaccines cause autism despite all evidence. The response was overwhelming and hilarious.

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5. Ice Cream Cleanses Offer Equally Useless But Way More Stupid Alternative To Juice Cleanses

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An ice cream shop in Venice, California is offering an alternative to all of those juice cleanses out there that don't work: an ice cream cleanse that doesn't work. It should be a huge hit.

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