Following the incredibly popular and confounding ALS ice bucket challenge, there's a new viral craze happening that's meant to raise ... awareness for testicular cancer.
A British charity is currently attempting to raise £60,000 to build "Skyballs," a hot-air balloon designed to look like the scrotum of Family Guy character Peter Griffin. Comedian Chris O'Dowd is helping. And it's all to raise awareness for testicular cancer.
Pregnancy tests, those things you pee on while you're anxiety-crying, actually have another, equally anxiety inducing use: testicular cancer detection. In men. New thing to say to the clerk at CVS in attempt to break the side-eye land speed record: "It's not for me; it's for my boyfriend who might have cancer."
An important bit of information to share with the testicle-toting men in your life: smoking marijuana might lead to testicular cancer. Good news, though — cocaine users have a slightly reduced risk of testicular cancer. Neither drug is good for anyone's music collection.
• Singer Amanda Palmer (of the Dresden Dolls) is in trouble with British censors over her ironic pop song "Oasis" about date rape, abortion and slut-shaming. It's catchy, though.•