5 Things That Happened This Week You Probably Didn’t Need To Know About

Miguel Drop Kicked A Fan Whilst Performing

This week’s Billboard Music Awards saw Miguel try (and fail) to do some kind of superman-esque jump over a pit of fans. The failure resulted in the singer drop kicking a surprised fan in the head. It’s an incredible incident, and you can watch it all below.

It’s Pronounced ‘Jif’ not ‘Gif’

Slightly disappointing news this week for tech grammar Nazi’s. The debate over how to pronounce ‘gif’ has been settled, it’s pronounced ‘jif’. For those of you unfamiliar with the gif, it stands for graphics interchange format and you’ve probably seen it being used to animate images on the internet.

This week the creator of the format, Steve Wilhite picked up a lifetime achievement award at the 2013 Webby Awards. Instead of making a speech Wilhite presented a short animation which read ‘It’s pronounced ‘jif’ not ‘gif” which adhered to the ceremony’s strict 5 word speech limit. You can watch Wilhite picking up his award below.

Microsoft Unveiled The Xbox One

After Sony teased us all with details about their upcoming PlayStation 4 a few weeks ago it was time for Microsoft to take centre stage and dazzle us all with their Xbox One… Except, well, they kind of didn’t. The new xbox resembles an old betamax player and appears more focused on providing awesome television content… something televisions have been doing for years without Microsoft’s help. Also as this parody account of Sony’s CEO Kaz Hirai explains one can never be better than four.xbox ps4 graph

You can watch an abridged version of the announcement below.

Boya Dee Turns Down 75k For Woolwich Interviews

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There’s no escaping the tragic events that took place in Woolwich earlier this week, our thoughts are with the family and friends of Drummer Lee Rigby.

This week Twitter user Boya Dee who live-tweeted Wednesday’s events revealed that he’d been offered up to 75k for his story by media outlets. We’ve got a lot of respect for Boya however who then went on to say ‘I’ve turned them all down. This story is not about ME And doesn’t need to be sensationalised anymore by me selling my story for a few bucks’.

Here’s Boya’s incredible account of events (the following tweets have now been deleted by the user).

‘Ohhhhh myyyy God!!!! I just see a man with his head chopped off right in front of my eyes!

‘Oh my God!!!! The way Feds took them out!!! It was a female police officer she come out the whip and just started bussssin shots!!

‘Mate ive seen alot of s*** im my time but that has to rank sumwhere in the top 3. I couldnt believe my eyes. That was some movie s***.’

The two black bredas run this white guy over over then hop out the car and start chopping mans head off with machete!!

‘People were asking whyyy whyyy they were just saying we’ve had enough! They looked like they were on sutn! Then they start waving a recolver

‘Then boydem turn up!! Woolwich feds didnt want it… They had to wait for armed response.. Helicopters everyting…

‘Then thats how u know they were on sutn cos they actually went for armed feds with just two machete and an old rusty lookin revolver

‘The first guy goes for the female fed with the machete and she not even ramping she took man out like robocop never seen nutn like it

‘Then the next breda try buss off the rusty 45 and it just backfires and blows mans finger clean off… Feds didnt pet to just take him out!!

‘These times i was just going to the shop for some fruit and veg and i see all that!’

Toddler Scores For Chelsea

Our 5 things articles have always been about putting smiles on your faces, even after the events of the week we’ve all just seen. With that in mind we’ve managed to find something incredibly cute to end this week’s 5 things article with. Watch as Josh Turnbull son of Chelsea goalkeeper Ross Turnbull scores a goal at Stamford Bridge. Sign him up!

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