The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Thursday May 11)

May 11, 2017

Here are some of the stories making headlines today.

VIDEO: Watch Man Pray for his Expensive Vehicle not to be Swept Away by Flash Floods

A video is going viral in the interwebs showing a man turn to God in prayer when his car got stuck in raging flood waters in Tanzania. In the eight-minute clip, the unidentified man is heard praying for the vehicle not to be swept away.

Ignore Fake News. This is the Full List of IEBC Returning Officers

This being an election season, be ready for lots of fake news, alternative facts and carefully handpicked truths. One of the biggest issue in any Kenyan election is whether the announced winner is in fact the real winner. This is what led to the 2007/8 violence but it doesn’t look like we learnt.

Nairobi Couple Warms Hearts with Incredible Act of Kindness for a Disabled Guy (PHOTOS)

If you need your faith in humanity restored, look no further! A Nairobi couple is the darling of social media after its heartwarming act of kindness for a disabled man was caught on camera over the weekend.

Firing James Comey is Donald Trump’s most unpredictable and dangerous move yet

The move, announced late Tuesday via a letter sent from President Donald Trump to Comey, marked the most unpredictable moment of a presidency that through its first 100-plus days has been the least orthodox in memory.

They were investigating Trump, and then they were fired

After President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, questions immediately arose about the President’s motivations for his dismissal — and for the recent firings of two other then-President Barack Obama-appointees who were in the middle of conducting investigations linked to Trump.

Behind the scenes of James Comey’s epic firing

He emerged from the car alone, a manila folder in his right hand, and walked slowly toward the agency’s appointment gate. Passers-by paid little notice. But Keith Schiller, President Donald Trump’s pugnacious former bodyguard who now sits sentry outside the Oval Office doors, was at the law enforcement agency armed with a bombshell message from his longtime boss to FBI Director James Comey: “You are hereby terminated and removed from office.”

Gasping for life: Syria’s war on children

She stares off into the distance as she gasps for air, her tiny chest heaving desperately to take in more oxygen. Her eyes are wide and unflinching, her pupils constricted, the panic behind them clear.

North Korea, US face new dynamic with South Korea’s new leader

That may be all the honeymoon he gets. Moon’s campaign platform is likely to upend the tenuous status quo when it comes to the Korean Peninsula. The liberal Moon ran on a promise to move away from the hawkish policies of his predecessor, Park Geun-hye, who was impeached and then charged on accusations of corruption.

FIFA reform is ‘dead’

Hans-Joachim Eckert, the ethics judge of FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber, told CNN that the decision to remove him and investigator Cornel Borbely from their roles was a “political decision.” FIFA has recommended that neither man should be re-elected when the organization’s congress takes place in Bahrain Thursday.

Passengers get into fistfight aboard Southwest flight

This one happened aboard a Southwest plane shortly after it landed in Burbank, California. It’s the latest example of rage erupting on board over any number of issues, from canceled flights to seat disputes to apparent misunderstandings. And like other cases, it was all caught on cell phone video.

US Navy ship collides with Korean fishing boat

The 60- to 70-foot-long fishing vessel collided with the USS Lake Champlain — a 568-foot Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser that has been with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson strike group. No injuries were reported and damage assessments for both ships are underway, according to a Navy press release.

Bow Wow gets dragged by the internet for lying about his lavish lifestyle

It’s one of the basic rules of the internet – don’t lie because you will inevitably be called out, especially if you’re a public figure. Bow Wow seemed to have forgotten his internet handbook when he posted this picture of luxury cars and a private jet to his social media feeds.

Not even ‘American Idol’ fans want ‘American Idol’ to come back

You know the old adage, “If you love something, let it go?” Yeah, TV networks haven’t heard that one, which is why ABC just revived American Idol little more than a year after Ryan Seacrest ominously declared, “Goodnight America … for now.”

Netflix TV ad tricks people into supporting very fake politician Frank Underwood

Tuesday was budget night in Australia, where people who cared about what the government was going to spend money on were glued to their television screens. Interrupting the scintillating analysis on TV was an ad by Netflix, promoting the upcoming season of House of Cards.

This smart pillow can track your sleep and gently wake you up

The perfect pillow for people who hate waking up. The ‘Sunrise Smart Pillow’ will have you waking up with more ease than ever before. It tracks your sleeping pattern, plays soothing music to stir you out of bed, and lights up to mimic a rising sun.

Stephen Colbert’s ‘Daily Show’ reunion was just as glorious as we’d all hoped

We were promised a reunion of “the best f*ckin news team ever,” and that’s exactly what we received. During a special episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, Samantha Bee, Jon Stewart, Ed Helms, Rob Corddry and John Oliver joined Colbert on the sofa for a trip down memory lane.

Danish brewery uses recycled human pee as one of the key ingredients in its craft beer

A Danish brewery is using human urine as natural fertilizer. Over 50,000 liters of pee helped produce 60,000 bottles of novelty craft beer. The process, called ‘beercycling,’ hopes to produce the ultimately sustainable hipster beer.

Trump says Comey lost confidence of ‘almost everyone’ in Washington

Donald Trump defended his firing of James Comey in a series of tweets Wednesday morning He said Democrats have said ‘some of the worst things’ about Comey He noted that some have called for his firing He said Comey will be replaced by someone ‘who will do a far better

Inside the shockingly cramped ‘coffin homes’ of Hong Kong

Skyrocketing rental prices have driven Hong Kong residents into rooftop shacks, cages and ‘coffin homes’ Images show the degrading conditions, including combined toilets and kitchens and tiny bunk beds The United Nations have condemned the conditions in the homes as ‘an insult to human dignity’ Single mother of two, Li Suet-wen, pays $580 for a 120-square-foot one-room ‘shoebox’ cubicle Over the past five years, rental prices in one of Hong Kong has increased nearly 50 percent If you’ve ever lamented life in a cramped apartment, spare a thought for the dwellers of Hong Kong’s coffin homes.

Are these the coolest grandpas EVER?

Growing old doesn’t mean you have to grow up and lose your sense of humour Hilarious pictures from Bored Panda show grandfathers who still have a lot of fun They dress up, pull funny pranks and aren’t afraid to poke fun at themselves Growing old doesn’t always mean growing up.

From 1980s crack epidemic to gentrification: Photos of New York City

Jamel Shabazz has compiled four decades’ worth of photographs of New York City’s streets and neighborhoods. A Coney Island ‘salsa king’ and two dapper best friends in Harlem are two.

FBI Director James Comey found out he was fired after seeing it on TV

Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday afternoon But Comey first learned of his termination after seeing it on TV in Los Angeles At first he believed it was a ‘fairly funny prank’ before staff confirmed it A letter from Trump was delivered to the FBI headquarters in

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