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Know Your Meme is a website dedicated to documenting Internet phenomena: viral videos, image macros, catchphrases, web celebs and more.

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Exploding Actresses

July 1st, 2013 3:31 PM

This series of digitally manipulated videos and animated GIFs feature scenes from famous films in which the female character’s head spontaneously explodes.

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Vertical Video Syndrome

June 27th, 2013 12:00 PM

This term used to mock those who shoot videos in portrait mode on their mobile devices was coined last year in a satirical PSA by the Glove and Boots YouTube channel.

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Ouya

June 27th, 2013 10:30 AM

The $99 Android-based console that raised more than $8.5 million dollars on Kickstarter was released for retail sale this week, but does it live up to the hype?

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Justice Porn

June 26th, 2013 5:59 PM

This Internet slang term is used to describe true stories and online media showing criminals, bullies and other aggressors getting what they deserve.

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Superman

June 25th, 2013 5:58 PM

This DC Comics superhero considered a major cultural icon is the main protagonist in the recently released film Man of Steel directed by Zack Synder.

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Richard Dawkins

June 25th, 2013 1:00 PM

This prominent evolutionary biologist and outspoken atheist coined the word “meme” as a way to illustrate how Darwinian principles could extend beyond the realm of biological material in his 1976 book The Selfish Gene.

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