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Dog has existential crisis after finally catching his tail

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There's a core spiritual question for dogs who chase their tails: What, exactly, are they after?

Twitter user @omw2innisfree's friend's dog, Max, recently experienced something of a spiritual crisis after finally capturing his own tail.

Pay attention to the look on Max's face after he finally holds onto it.

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What exactly could Max be thinking? It's like he landed on the emotional jackpot of a dog's life — complete and total tail entrapment — and now he doesn't know what to do with his riches.

Does he bite his tail? Squeeze his tail? Nuzzle his tail? What was the point of capturing his tail? Perhaps the whole tail-chasing thing was about the journey, not the end destination. Read more...

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Alamy/Business Insider Kensington Palace, next to London's Hyde Park, is currently home to a number of high-ranking royals. Prince William and Kate Middleton live there among a few other royal couples. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle lived in a cottage on the grounds but moved out in early 2019 before the birth of their first child, Archie. They moved to Frogmore Cottage, on the grounds of Windsor Castle. New neighbors are expected soon, as the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester are said to be vacating Apartment 1, where they've lived since 1972. The Queen and Prince Philip, who just celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary, live in Buckingham Palace, which is about two miles away from Kensington Palace. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle moved out of Kensington Palace earlier this year to set up a new home for baby Archie at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor Castle. Now, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester are also leaving their Kensington Palace apartment, too. This means Prince William and Kate Middleton can expect new neighbors. Kensington Palace, a royal residence since the 1600s, is easily the most bustling of the royal family's many grand homes — but not every royal lives there.Kensington Palace is home to many members of the royal family. Getty Images Within its grounds are a host of separate properties, ranging from relatively humble cottages, to the grand 20-room apartment occupied by Prince William, Kate Middleton, and their young family. As well as royal living quarters, which tend to be modestly decorated, it is also home to lavish state rooms used for grand occasions, like this one: Getty Images One of Kensington Palace's many grand interior rooms, which are occasionally opened to the public, is pictured above. Harry and Meghan left Nottingham Cottage. BBC News Prince Harry and Meghan Markle lived in a two-bed cottage on the palace grounds before they got married on May 19, 2018, and came back two days after the ceremony to make it their marital home. The cottage, nicknamed "Nott Cott" and often described as "snug," was Harry's home since 2013. Meghan moved in just after their engagement was made public in November 2017. Harry proposed to Meghan when they were spending an evening together at Nottingham Cottage, surprising her while they were roasting a chicken. After announcing their engagement, they gave an interview from the cottage, sitting on its sofa, which is one of the only times the public has seen inside. They left Kensington Palace behind in early 2019 before they welcomed baby Archie. It's not known who (if anyone) has moved into Nott Cott since their departure. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:The top 15 tax havens around the worldNYC's richest and most expensive ZIP code has an average income of $879,000 and a median sale price of $3.9 million. I spent an afternoon there — here's a closer look at the trendy area.Watch the disastrous interview Prince Andrew gave about his connection to Epstein and see why the British media is calling it 'car-crash' TVSEE ALSO: Princess Beatrice is engaged to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. Here's everything we know about the property tycoon and single dad descended from Italian aristocracy. DON'T MISS: The Queen used to have a bar in Buckingham Palace but had to close it down after staff got too drunk
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Orthodox Jewish man stabbed walking to morning prayers in Rockland County
An Orthodox Jewish man was stabbed multiple times Wednesday morning as he walked to a synagogue in the Rockland County community of Monsey, according to a report. The man, identified by a relative as a 29-year-old married teacher and father to four young kids, was attacked shortly before 6 a.m. near the religious center of...
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Jimmy Kimmel on impeachment: Republicans' goal is 'to bore us'
Late-night hosts unpack the damning testimony of two first-hand witnesses to Trump’s phone call with UkraineIn Los Angeles, Jimmy Kimmel reacted to the third full day of televised impeachment hearings, this time featuring witnesses Lt Col Alexander Vindman, the Ukraine expert on the national security council, and Jennifer Williams, an aide to the vice-president, Mike Pence, on Russia. However, “if these impeachment proceedings have taught me anything”, said Kimmel, “it’s that there’s no sentence more depressing than: ‘The chair now recognizes Devin Nunes for 45 minutes.’” Continue reading...
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Trump says U.S. is still talking to China on trade
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States is continuing to talk to China but gave no other details, as both sides tried to hammer out a phase one trade deal ahead of looming U.S. tariffs due next month.
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Does Vogue think ‘fart’ is a curse word?
Cardi B made a passing mention to passing gas in her "73 Questions" video, only to have the term bleeped out.
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CBP: Teen arrested for trying to smuggle meth in toy car
A 16-year-old American was arrested after allegedly attempting to smuggle methamphetamine over the US-Mexico border, according to Customs and Border Protection officials.
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Opponents protest ahead of Mexico City vote allowing children's legal gender change
Opponents say children are too young to make a decision about gender, but the proposed law has the support of the country's ruling party.
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How to draw in Google Docs using the built-in 'Drawing' tool, to add customized drawings to your documents
Shutterstock You can draw in Google Docs by using the built-in Drawing tool.  The Drawing tool allows you to create and manipulate lines, shapes, colors, text, and more to add an artistic touch to your documents.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google makes it easy to get artistic with Google Docs, giving you a few options to add your own personal drawings in any document.  There are two ways to draw in Google Docs. You can either insert a drawing into an open Google Doc or create a drawing in Google Drive using Google Drawings. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Watch Google reveal the new Nest Mini, which is an updated Home MiniSee Also:How to create a map in Google Maps using My Maps, to save and share it for custom routes or directionsHow to add a text box on a Google Docs page to make certain text stand outHow to block or unblock someone on your PS4, and manage who's allowed to message youSEE ALSO: The best laptops you can buy
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Tactically Naive: Euro 2020 qualifying is really upping the weirdness
Everything you need to know about this delightful mess of a tournament. Hello, and welcome back to Tactically Naive, SB Nation’s weekly soccer column. In this week’s slightly delayed edition, we look back at the grand sprawling mess of Euro 2020 qualifying, which came to an end — almost, sort of — this week. And after 18 months hard qualifying, it’s time to say goodbye to ... San Marino Well, not quite. But there are 24 teams going to Euro 2020: that’s going on half of Europe’s 55 footballing nations. 20 are through, with four spots left to fill. And UEFA have jazzed up the playoffs. Once upon a time, two teams would have played home and away for each place. Now, four teams will play for each spot: semi-finals, then a final. More football! Glorious football! So that’s 20 teams already qualified, and 16 more playing off for the last four places. Which means that after a couple years of qualifying, and a Nations League tournament as well, we’ve managed to eliminate ... yep, just 19 teams from contention. Have to imagine those 19 are feeling pretty silly right now. Of course, it’s kind of nice to keep so many teams involved for so long. And we certainly haven’t missed the friendlies. But it’s hard not to feel like UEFA saw people say, “Eh, this Europa League’s a bit weird, isn’t it?” and thought, “Weird? You wait. We’ll show you weird.” Groups! Get your groups! The weirdness doesn’t stop there. Because Euro 2020: Michel Platini’s Grand Tour will be held across most of Europe (and just a smidge of Eurasia), the draw for the groups is being finessed. If a host team qualifies, they get to play at home. Makes sense. Cuts down on air miles. They’ll know the good restaurants already. So we already know, for example, that Italy are in Group A, because three of Group A’s games take place at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. And we know that Germany are in Group F, to be held in part at Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena. And Russia and Denmark both have to go into Group B, because that’s where Group B will happen. But wait! Ukraine can’t go into the same group as Russia, for reasons of ongoing geopolitical unpleasantness. So they have to go into Group C, leaving only Belgium able to occupy the top spot in Group B. In summary, before the draw has even taken place, Group B is three-quarters full: Belgium, Russia, Denmark. And just to lessen the tension even further, there are only two teams that can fit into the fourth spot: Due to the host requirements, Wales and Finland can only be drawn into Group A or B. France are guaranteed to draw one of Spain, Italy, England or Germany.Portugal have 80% chance of drawing one of Spain, Italy, England or Germany (Ukraine other poss).— Dale Johnson (@DaleJohnsonESPN) November 20, 2019 World Cup champions in danger?! France’s qualification was ... well, it was basically fine. They topped Group H by a clear six points and only lost once in ten games. Job done. But! When it comes to drawing the groups, the teams are allocated into pots according to their qualifying performances, and France ended up performing comparatively worse than six other teams, most notably and surprisingly Ukraine. That puts them in pot 2, which creates the situation in the tweet above when combined with the requirement that hosts play at home. So that’s one of Spain, Italy, England, or Germany, all set to have their house party ruined by the arrival of the World Cup champions. There’s also the possibility, albeit remote, that Portugal end up in the same group as France and Another Big Team. Cross your lucky rabbit fingers, and we might just get a Group of Death worthy of the name. Finland, Finland, Finland We don’t have the final list of qualifiers yet, so there’s every chance this could change, but as it stands Finland are the only team that will be making their European Championships debut in Russia, or Denmark, or wherever the hell they end up. This came as a shock to Tactically Naive. First, we were surprised that Jari Litmanen had never masterminded something beautiful to get Finland to a major tournament; and then we were outraged that Jari Litmanen had never graced a major tournament. Come on, football. Do better. But who needs Litmanen, when you’ve got Teemu Pukki and Tim Sparv? Where Iceland went four years ago, Finland go this time around, and the whole world will be waiting to see if they can deliver the same glorious outcome: making England look ridiculous in front of the whole continent. One day, when things settle down, I’ll try and describe what it means to us. Today though, I just wanna say thanks. Thank you for being there during the hard times. Thank you for believing. Thank you for helping us make history. We’ll be forever grateful. ( :Jussi Eskola SPL) pic.twitter.com/GGxbhcksCB— Tim Sparv (@TimSparv) November 17, 2019 Cymru am byth Let’s check in with Gareth Bale, who is still — despite Real Madrid’s best efforts over the summer — being paid sackloads of cash on a weekly basis. The extent to which Bale no longer gives a single solitary shit really is very enjoyable. pic.twitter.com/eflCjhq7Pi— Nick Miller (@NickMiller79) November 20, 2019 Back to Spurs in January, then. The Red Misery There can’t be many managers who have capped off a successful, unbeaten qualifying campaign with a 5-0 win, then immediately left the stadium in a flood of tears and lost their job shortly afterwards. So pour one out for Robert Moreno — the former assistant manager to Luis Enrique at Roma, Celta, Barcelona, and then Spain — who took over as the Spanish national team coach in March after Enrique stepped down to spend time with his sick daughter. Nine games, seven wins, 29 goals and one “permanent” contract later, he’s been sacked. Enrique is coming back. We’re guessing Moreno won’t be alongside him. This should have been a heartwarming story: one friend keeps the ship steady for another, who then returns from personal tragedy to lead his country again. Instead, per Sid Lowe, it seems Moreno was given assurances that were then undermined behind his back. And so, tears. It wasn’t so two years ago, when Julen Lopetegui was sacked two days before the World Cup started for his heavy flirting with Real Madrid. Since then, Spain have been coached by Fernando Hierro, Enrique, Moreno, and now Enrique again. Given that Spain might be the most extravagantly talented footballing nation in the world, it’s a good job that they are constantly wracked with chaos. Otherwise nobody else would stand a chance. To absent hosts For the first time in Euros history, the hosts will be missing the tournament. Well, at least two of the 12 (twelve!) hosts: Azerbaijan are out, and two from Hungary, Romania, and Scotland will end up in the same playoff group. The general consensus is that home advantage is helpful in football, and that this is exacerbated in tournaments. It seems that a national party can enhance a team’s performances far beyond expectations. Think of Russia storming through their World Cup to everybody’s great surprise, including possibly their own. So will all these home teams have a kind of double advantage? And will this skew the tournament against the other 12 teams that are playing but not hosting? England will play three games at Wembley, a stadium in which they last lost in 2016, in front of what we can assume will be a predominantly England-supporting crowd. It might make an English group stage actually fun. But alternatively, perhaps the disparate nature of the tournament will work against the usual tournament bounce. It’s hard to roar “It’s our time!” when you need a footnote. It’s coming home, Wembley will sing, and maybe it is. But it’s going to Rome, and Budapest, and Munich, and doing a whole mess of interrailing first.
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Iconic 'Friends' props and costumes are going up for auction, from the Holiday Armadillo suit to the Central Perk couch
Warner Bros. "Friends" fans will be able to get their hands on the show's iconic memorabilia as Warner Brothers is selling 80 of its props for charity. Highlights of the collection include reproductions of the classic Central Perk couch and Monica's peephole door frame, to original outfits worn by the stars themselves. Fans and collectors will be able to bid online on The Prop Store for Giving Tuesday on December 3. All funds raised will go directly to "The Trevor Project," the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention for LGBTQ young people.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Fans who want to live out their "Friends" fantasies will soon be able to get their hands on some of the show's most iconic memorabilia as Warner Bros. Television is auctioning off props for charity. Over 80 items will be available for online biding ranging from reproductions of the classic Central Perk couch and Monica's peephole door frame to original outfits worn by the stars themselves.  Even those who simply sign up for the auction are eligible to win a production script from "Friends." The hit show, which is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, will be selling off the collection via The Prop Store for Giving Tuesday on December 3. All proceeds will go directly to "The Trevor Project," the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people.  "Prop Store is thrilled to be working with Warner Bros. to auction some incredible material from all 10 seasons of 'Friends.' The series gave us so many laughs during its original run and continues to entertain and inspire fans around the world," Brandon Alinger, COO of Prop Store said in a statement.  Those in Boston will also be able to view the items at the "Friends" pop-up on November 21.  See some of the coveted pieces up for auction below.Central Perk Couch Warner Brothers Televisioon and Prop Store The iconic couch where the gang sipped on coffee and gossiped is estimated to sell for $6,000-8,000. Hugsy Warner Bros. Television and Prop Store Fans can cuddle up next to Joey's stuffed bedtime penguin for an estimated $1,000-1,500. Holiday Armadillo Warner Bros. Television and Prop Store This reproduction costume of what Ross wore to introduce his son Ben to Hanukkah is estimated to sell for $10,000-15,000. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:The Queen's diamonds are cleaned with gin to give them 'extra sparkle,' according to Her Majesty's senior dressmakerHere's the complete list of the 2019 American Music Awards nomineesPrince Andrew tried to discredit the Jeffrey Epstein victim who says she had sex with the Duke of York when she was 17. His alibis don't add up.
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‘RHOC’ Gina Kirschenheiter thinks Kelly Dodd invented ‘benching’
Gina Kirschenheiter of “The Real Housewives of Orange County” sat down with Page Six to test her knowledge of modern dating terms. Maybe you’ve heard of “ghosting” and “benching,” but what about “cuffing” and “breadcrumbing”? Watch Gina try to guess the right answers and reveal which one she learned from fellow housewife Kelly Dodd.  ...
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Billie Eilish breaks Grammy record by becoming the youngest artist to be nominated in all of the show's top categories
Gary Miller/Getty Images Billie Eilish made Grammy Awards history when nominations for the 2020 awards show were announced on Wednesday morning.  The "Bad Guy" singer was nominated in six categories, including the big four: album of the year, song of the year, record of the year, and best new artist. She also picked up nominations for best solo performance and best pop vocal album.  At just 17 years old, Eilish became the youngest artist ever to receive nominations in all four of the major Grammys categories.  She also helped make Grammys history alongside Lizzo, who was also nominated in the top four categories, marking the first time that two artists were nominated for all of the general field awards in the same year.  If Eilish wins album of the year at the 2020 Grammys, she will become the youngest artist to do so. The record is currently held by Taylor Swift, who was 20 years old when she won the award for her 2008 album "Fearless." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Billie Eilish made history on Wednesday morning when the nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards were announced. The "Ocean Eyes" singer was nominated in six categories, including the four general field ones: album of the year, record of the year, song of the year, and best new artist.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 5 things about the NFL that football fans may not knowSee Also:Here are all of the Grammy Awards 2020 nomineesWatch Dwayne Johnson sing a 'Moana' track in a video message to a 3-year-old boy 'in the fight of his life'Chrissy Teigen has a message for people who don't like John Legend's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' remake: 'Get over it'
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6 of Sondland's most important lines during impeachment testimon
The American ambassador to the E.U. appeared before the House Intelligence Committee.
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Tottenham Supporters' Trust Voice 'Concerns' over Jose Mourinho Appointment
Jose Mourinho 's appointment as Tottenham Hotspur manager on Wednesday hasn't been greeted with glee by everybody connected with the north London club...
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