This week Wonga collapsed like a flan in a cupboard, which was the original theme before the new series of Bake Off announced vegan week*.
Here are five more things to sum up the week that was:
Theresa May shows Africa (and the world) her moves
Everyone knows that dance can solve issues like racism and gang warfare, but can it fix a global trade deal?
British PM Theresa May seems to think so.
Someone has figured it out though:
Theresa May dancing looks like me drying the bathroom floor after I’ve had a shower pic.twitter.com/X7WCcbSu9U
— hollie (@quitcolleen) August 28, 2018
We were mesmerised by another Rube Goldberg style video
This complex and colourful animation showcases the workings of a Rube Goldberg-like machine. At only 45 seconds long, it does a lot in very little time.
‘Funny women with yellow backgrounds’ is defo a photo trend
Comedian Ingrid Oliver noticed a trend in publicity portraits and accidentally made this wonderful montage of great female comedians.
Since I got my publicity photos done I’ve had a folder on my phone called “Funny women standing against yellow backgrounds” because I started seeing them everywhere. Today I discovered ‘Memories’ button & this slideshow is the most joyous thing I’ve ever accidentally created. pic.twitter.com/lFMdp1q4dg
— Ingrid Oliver (@ingridoliver100) August 30, 2018
Twitter opens up auditions for a spelling bee
This was one of the big debates on Twitter this week:
Certainly no like that anyway pic.twitter.com/KEWj9ZeAQ4
— CARA (@carabrown__) August 28, 2018
We’ll sneak in two great stories here for you to read in full.
First, (and talking of spelling) here’s the nice story of a summer camp leader who helped a young dyslexic girl regain her love of reading through a bet – if she read 10 books in 5 weeks he would dye his hair hot pink.
And second, the light-hearted story of a man with Crohn’s disease trying to get through a first date. Yes, there is toilet humour.
*Could be true, probably isn’t.