Bytesized | 8 July 2016

A comic leaves funny animal facts at the LA Zoo, an ad agency comes up with a seagull that excretes sunscreen on kids, we live in a world where you can live stream social eating, an etiquette expert weighs in on handling trolls and more in Bytesized.

This guy left hilarious animal facts at a zoo

Comedian Obvious Plant left a whole bunch of not so normal animal facts at the LA Zoo. There are a few fun animal facts, but the one below is my favourite. To check out more hilarious animal facts as well as other funny facts, click here.  

I left some fake animal facts at the L.A. Zoo

A photo posted by Obvious Plant (@obviousplant) on

Could this be the dumbest ad ever?

The Lions at Cannes are kind of a big deal for creatives in the ad industry. Every year we get to see amazing ads, but this year, well this year we got to see this.

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Is it a bird, is it a plane? Oh wait it is a bird. It is a seagull that sh*ts sunscreen, Nivea sunscreen.

And what exactly are you looking at? It’s a drone powered seagull that sh*ts sunscreen on kids on a beach. Because you know kids hate to wear sunscreen. The head honcho at Cannes had this to say.

“It’s the most stupid thing I think I’ve seen in my whole life. I actually thought the Monty Python team had gotten together and entered it into [Cannes], to see if we would vote for it.”


We live in a world where you can watch social eating live

Twitch is a live streaming video platform generally for gaming but recently it has added some new events to its repertoire. Welcome to the world of social eating. I tried to watch a video and it was just some dude eating, dancing and playing solitaire. If you want to check it out, you can watch this social eating video here.

Will this catch on? Only time will tell…

SEE ALSO: how to download Pokemon Go without an Apple ID

An etiquette expert reveals how to deal with internet trolls

If you are being trolled online, Daniel Post Senning recommends that you not respond. If it continues, block them and if it still carries on, report them. Yes really.

SEE ALSO: still pining for Game of Thrones? Check out the Bytesized edition of GoT

And finally some food for thought


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