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Ameristralia

April 24th, 2013 9:00 PM

This portmanteau word of “America” and “Australia” gained a lot of steam on Reddit yesterday after users from both countries realized how much influence they have over the site’s front page content as a result of their opposite time zones.

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Faith in Humanity

Change.org

April 24th, 2013 7:14 PM

With 10 million registered users and 500 daily submissions, this crowdsourced petition community is currently the fastest-growing social action platform on the Internet.

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AP Tweet Sparks Dow Jones Flash Crash

April 24th, 2013 5:32 PM

In what appears to have been a phishing attack, Syrian hackers took over the Associated Press Twitter account yesterday and tweeted that President Obama had been injured in an explosion, causing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to plummet before it was exposed as fake.

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Do the Harlem Stop, Drop and Roll

April 24th, 2013 4:31 PM

In this late edition of Harlem Shake from Germany, a young man stumbles backward into a bonfire while trying out the viral dance craze. Luckily enough, the guy only suffered “a few blisters” from the fall, according to the original uploader.

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