Ryan Raburn Makes an Impossibly Bad Throw

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Spiking the ball is usually done in a different sport Raburn, but good hustle. Check out a full video of the play here.

This Weekend's #twitterpurge is More Proof That We Can't Have Nice Things. Ever.

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This Weekend's #twitterpurge is More Proof That We Can't Have Nice Things. Ever.
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Picture above via Urban Dictionary.

This weekend saw a disturbing hashtag trend made in promotion of the newest movie in "The Purge" franchise (you know, the movie that sets its premise on the idea that people would turn into violent Freudian monsters if crime was legal for a day rather than just like... deal with their problems like adults). The idea was to promote users to go wild and free on the social media network for a day, which inevitably led to jerks exposing graphically violent content - or even worse, nude photos of (often underage) ex-girlfriends.

This led some to parody the whole event outright:





Meanwhile, others got right to the heart of the matter:



Maybe instead we should have just purged social media from our system entirely?

A TSA Agent is in Hot Water After Failing to Recognize That the District of Columbia Was in the United States

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A TSA Agent is in Hot Water After Failing to Recognize That the District of Columbia Was in the United States
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An Orlando TSA agent refused to let this man fly after not recognizing his nation's own capital on his ID. Check out the full story here:

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An Arizona Political Hopeful Mistook a Van Full of YMCA Kids for Sad Migrant Workers, so That Should End Well

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An Arizona Political Hopeful Mistook a Van Full of YMCA Kids for Sad Migrant Workers, so That Should End Well
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That tweet has since been deleted and Kwasman apologized profusely to reporters for his error... but not before everything was caught awkwardly on camera. Check out the video coverage courtesy of the Huffington Post:


Latin American Paper Publimetro Just Committed the Worst Ad Placement Crime in Recent Memory

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Latin American Paper Publimetro Just Committed the Worst Ad Placement Crime in Recent Memory
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No, that is not a cynically-crafted Photoshop job. You can see the whole thing right here.

Publimetro is the Latin American branch of the Swedish Metro media company (no relation to UK's Metro). What you're looking at here is indeed their coverage of the escalating conflict on the Gaza strip plastered with a full-page ad for the newest Transformers movie. Perhaps Publimetro has the scoop on Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system (ACTUALLY AN AUTOBOT, PERHAPS IRONHIDE) or maybe it's some kind of ironic commentary on the commoditization of war... or maybe it's just a sad statement about the struggles of print media in a digital age.

Point is, let's never mix real life-threatening missiles and Michael Bay missiles ever again, shall we?

For the record, the cover story of this issue is about the World Cup. Of course: