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4:20 PM, October 9th, 2013

On last week’s Saturday Night Live, Miley Cyrus did an impression of Michele Bachmann twerking with House Speaker John Boehner. Afterwards, Congresswoman Bachmann said that her office received calls from people who thought it was actually her in the parody

4:07 PM, February 21st, 2013

This is how you give the perfect Oscar acceptance speech (don’t forget to thank Meryl). 

6:16 PM, February 19th, 2013

Apparently someone bought the URL of Guy Fieri’s new restaurant and put up a fake menu. The “Hobo Lobo Bordello Slam Jam” sounds worth it. 

UPDATE: Our hero may be @BryanMytko

9:06 AM, August 18th, 2012
Yeah sure you can use my name. I don’t have anything to be afraid now I think lol
An email your Tumblrer received from one Joel Cruz, an undocumented 24-year-old living in Visalia, California after I asked him if I could use his real name for this piece. 
3:19 PM, June 13th, 2012
12:43 PM, May 18th, 2012

newsweek:

In which we give Mark Zuckerberg, man of the hoodie, a makeover. Want to give him your own? Click here to download the #ZuckHead .png and post your image with the ZuckHead tag. We’ll reblog a few because this is just too ridiculous.

It’ll help you forget how rich he is. 

Reblogged from Newsweek
1:42 PM, May 7th, 2012

theatlantic:

The Funniest Graph About Why the Euro Is Totally Doomed

If you spun a globe and stopped your finger 12 times on 12 random countries, they just might make more sense for a monetary union than the euro zone. 

That’s the conclusion from this awesomely clever chart showing the difficulty, and maybe impossibility, of the euro experiment.

Here is what this chart shows. Compared across more than 100 factors measured by the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report, from corruption to deficits, JP Morgan analyst Michael Cembalest calculates that the major countries on the euro are more different from each other than basically every random grab bag of nations there is, including: the make-believe reconstituted Ottoman Empire; all the English speaking Eastern and Southern African countries; and all countries on Earth at the 5th parallel north.

And here is your tweetable fact: A monetary union might make more sense for every nation starting with the letter “M” than it does for the euro zone. 

Read more.

Ottoman Empire FTW. 

Reblogged from The Atlantic
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