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Video of Father Explaining the Paris Attacks to His Son Goes Hugely Viral

Angel Le and his six-year-old son Brandon were visiting a memorial in Paris when a reporter for Le Petit Journal stopped to ask a few questions. The resulting clip was shared more than 11 million times on Facebook, generated a tearful stream of tweets, and millions of views from around the world. Read More >>

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Say Goodbye to the Back to the Future Day Hoax, One of the Internet’s Best Memes

Marty McFly finally arrived in modern-day Hill Valley, California earlier today, and I'll admit I’m a little sad. Because his arrival signifies the end of one of the best internet memes of all time. Read More >>

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The Internet is Gleeful About Your Impending #AshleyMadisonHack Divorce 

This week hackers dumped 10 gigs of personal info from “life is short, have an affair” dating site Ashley Madison. Twitter’s first reaction is to go for the jugular: divorce. Read More >>

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Captain America: Civil War Already Has a Meme

The clash of superheroes movie doesn’t come out until May 2016. That hasn’t stopped the internet. Read More >>

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The Entire Internet is Outraged Over the Hunting of Cecil the Lion

Every so often your faith in humanity is restored when the social world unites to excoriate an event deserving of its wrath. So it goes with Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a beloved, world-famous lion, Cecil, in Zimbabwe under cover of darkness and questionable legality. Palmer is not having a good day. Good. Read More >>

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#PrimeDayFail is a Billion Times Better Than Amazon’s Prime Day

Disgruntled shoppers took to Twitter to lodge complaints under the hashtag #primedayfail while staring down sales of granny pants, shoe horns, and giant drums of lube. Read More >>

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When Twitter Q&As Backfire Disastrously 

This was not a good week on social media for writer E.L. James of Fifty Shades of Grey and would-be US Presidential candidate Gov. Bobby Jindal. Both took to Twitter to answer fans’ questions. But both are controversial figures, and the majority of Tweets were delightful take-downs that burned so good. Read More >>

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Women in Russia are Posing With Shawarma Kebabs, Probably Because of Putin

Earlier this month, a trend took Russia by storm, driven by a group on social media called “Beautiful Girls and Shawarma.” Women in droves took pictures whilst consuming the traditional Arab food. Why, you ask, why? The origins of the meme are quite the riddle wrapped around a kebab. Read More >>

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The Internet Exploded with Pope Francis’s Climate Change Encyclical

Pope Francis yesterday unleashed a mighty call-to-action over climate change and other catastrophes caused by humans. This coalescence of faith and science is rare enough, but judging by the excited buzzing of social media, the Dope Pope has struck a major nerve. Read More >>