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What's Up With 'I Like Shorts!' Kid? Pokémon's Aggressive NPC, Explained
For years, Pokémon fans thought this kid just really likes shorts and battling, but there's at least some reason why this squirt wants to tell you about his shorts.
Were NASA Documents Leaked About 'Life On Europa' And What Is The 'Europan Hookmouth?' The Viral Hoax Explained
The internet thinks that there might be life on Jupiter's moon Europa because of one SpongeBob meme that said so
What Is 'The Beach That Makes You Old?' Memes About The Beach From The Movie 'Old' Explained
If you've been confused memes that reference a "beach that makes you old," here's a refresher on the Shyamalan horror movie that inspired them
What Is Glaggleland? The Creepy Fictional Themepark Invented By Zoomers Explained
A fictional theme park is the focus of the internet's latest creepypasta. Here's the lore behind glognuts, the Giggler and Enphoso.
Why Are People Buying Land In The Metaverse?
Atlas Earth and its mustached spokesman are exploding on TikTok. But is it a scam?
Where To Find The Hidden Crutch In The Viral 'Find The 4th Object' Meme Explained
A meme asking viewers to find a hidden crutch in an image is going viral on TikTok and it's frustrating people across social media. Here's the answer.
What's The Original Beetlejuice 'What Are You Doing? Just Hanging Around' Video? The Beetlepimp Meme Explained
Beetle is a meme legend, earning another template with this funny video.
20 Netflix Memes For All The Binge-Watchers Out There
In the past decade, Netflix has been a huge part of everyone's lives. Here are 20 memes to "honor" the streaming service.
'Fishtank Live' Week One Recap: What's Happened On Sam Hyde's Reality Show So Far
The first week of Sam Hyde's "Big Brother" style reality streaming show "Fishtank" has come to an end. Here's what's happened so far.
Where Did The Photo Of The Leaning Monkey Wearing Red Pants Come From? The Introspective Indian Monkey Meme Explained
An image macro of a monkey deep in thought as he stands leaning against a wall is a popular Indian meme template. Here's the history behind the iconic image.