Pope Throws Huge Pizza Party For Sick Children

The 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, just turned 81 on December 17 and to celebrate it the Argentine pontiff threw a huge pizza party to share with sick children. “The joy of children is a treasure,” he said in his Vatican meeting with the children being treated by the Pediatric Dispensary of…

Some Genius Is Recreating Classic Album Covers With Cats

Fact: cats make anything better. Case in point: The Kitten Covers, a Tumblr from digital artist Alfra Martini, in which she adds cats to classic album covers. If you’re wondering why this is so popular, first of all, welcome to the Internet! (And how was your coma?) And second, you have a lot of catching up…

Elon Musk Has Found a Creative Way to Fundraise for His Newest Company

Want to raise $700,000 for your business? Follow Elon Musk‘s lead and sell some hats. Earlier this year, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX apparently got really frustrated with Los Angeles traffic and tweeted that he wanted to dig some tunnels to alleviate the problem. Hence, The Boring Company was born. With this pet project, Musk aims to…

These 10 people made the biggest impact in entertainment this year

In a year of head-snapping shocks and a whip-fast pace of news developments, who has distracted us, soothed us or explained it all for us in a way we could process? The USA TODAY Life staff has chosen 10 people who have helped to rescue us from the appalling headlines of 2017. Which turned out to be important…

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR TRAILER GETS A RETRO PARODY

The first trailer for Avengers: Infinity War has already proven to be one of YouTube’s most popular videos, and it’s also lending itself well to a few parodies as well. So far, we’ve seen it recreated with action figures, animated footage, and even LEGO. But now, a group of fans have unleashed an even more ambitious take on Infinity War‘s trailer…

Ryan Reynolds Is Detective Pikachu in Live-Action Pokemon Movie

Legendary’s Detective Pikachu has finally found its title character, with Ryan Reynolds coming aboard to play this iconic yellow creature. We reported in October that the studio was looking for a big action star to voice Pikachu, with the studio reportedly having Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the top of their list, although other candidates mentioned in that…

JEREMY CORBYN ADVENT CALENDAR GOES ON SALE FOR CHRISTMAS

Just when you thought you’d seen it all in the Advent calendar world, along came the Jeremy Corbyn countdown to Christmas. Because this is 2017 and apparently chocolate isn’t enough, you can now get Greggs, gin, sock and politician-themed Advent calendars. The Jezza-themed calendar features a portrait of the Labour leader looking slightly unsure, giving a tentative…