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image twitter neil degrasse tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson Tweeted Some Beautiful Rainbow Facts in Support of the LGBTQ Community
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Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter in support of the LGBTQ community just days after what many have called the deadliest mass shooting in America at an Orlando nightclub.  He found a way to communicate this touching tribute the only way he knows how, science! 

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The Opening of the World's Longest Tunnel Was Kicked off With a Weird Modern Dance Presentation

The Gotthard Base Tunnel goes under the Alps and has been called the world's longest tunnel. After 17 years, it's finally ready to be opened.

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Here Are Some of the Best Ways That People Are Celebrating National Send a Nude Day

Apparently it's National Send a Nude Day today? So, in celebration of yet another fake and oddly specific national holiday, people on Twitter have been sharing their nudes. Cue pictures of naked mole rats...

Ralphy from The Simpsons not getting any nudes on national nudes day
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star wars mark hamill twitter This Picture Shows Mark Hamill Following Yoda's Training Methods to the Letter With Daisy Ridley
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Mark Hamill wished Daisy Ridley a happy birthday by posting this amazing picture with this message on Twitter :

A long time ago (last week I think) In a galaxy far, far way(@PinewoodStudios ) THIS happened! Happy Birthday Daisy!
twitter panama politics The Twitter for 'House of Cards' Just Trolled British Prime Minister David Cameron
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After David Cameron (and lots of other politicians) have been implicated in the Panama Papers debacle, the hit TV show 'House of Cards' dug up the above old Tweet from the British prime minister to troll him with this gif. 



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Ayesha Curry's New Cooking Show Sparked a Meme That Adds a Little Judgement to Her Hot Cooking Tips

Ayesha Curry is the wife of basketball star Steph Curry and now she has her own cooking show. She's got a reputation for being a woman of the utmost respectability. She has a food and lifestyle blog, and she's not afraid to call out the rest of society for "barely wearing clothes these days." Thanks to her new cooking show, she's at the center of this hilarious, judgey meme.

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jk rowling twitter J.K. Rowling Shares Her Rejection Letters to Inspire Fans
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J.K. Rowling, in her never ending quest to become everyones "cool aunt" on Twitter, has offered up some inspiration in the form of rejection letters.  


The pictured letters are both tiny and a little blurry but if you put on your reading glasses you might see that one is a polite and short dismissal and the other is apologetic and offers some helpful tips after saying "No, thank you." 

This was part of a discussion where Rowling also answered questions and, as usual, offered a response to a fan that was both supportive and wise. 



See, just like everyone else, J.K. Rowling got rejected a few times before becoming an international sensation. Take away her fame and she still gets rejected every now and then. 

twitter racism karma London Man Arrested for Hateful Tweets After 'Confronting' a Muslim Woman About Brussels
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A London man ended up in big trouble after posting several awful Tweets about Muslims following the Brussels Attacks. His initial Tweet, where he describes "confronting" a Muslim woman was met with an appropriate amount of derision from other users who turned his phrase into a meme. 


via @s8mb, @robmanuel@Pandamoanimum

He clarified the incident with "The Telegraph" with an alternate version of events:

What everyone’s got wrong about this is I didn’t confront the woman,” he said. “I just said: ‘Excuse me, can I ask what you thought about the incident in Brussels?'”

“She was white, and British, wearing a hijab – and she told me it was nothing to do with her.

“I said ‘thank you for explaining that’ – and her little boy said goodbye to me as we went out separate ways.”

Despite this alternate version of events, his Twitter stream has devolved into alternately spouting hateful things aimed at Muslims and retweeting stories about his "confrontation" Tweet. 


via @MatthewDoyle31

But the story doesn't end there, he was arrested later for his hateful posts. The Telegraph gives details from a police spokesperson on the situation:

"A 46-year-old man was this evening arrested at his home in Croydon on suspicion of inciting racial hatred on social media. He has been taken to a south London police station and enquiries continue."
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The Internet Showed Their Sympathy With Memes When Only One of Pawpaw's Grandkids Came Over for Burgers

Twitter user @kalssseyharmon shared her lonely cookout with her Grandfather, lovingly dubbed "Pawpaw" on Twitter. The internet was suddenly reminded to call their own grandparents so, instead they Tweeted about how sad this Pawpaw situation made them. After all, no one should have to cook 12 burgers just to have one person show up.

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Everyone Is Tweeting Memes About the Washington D.C. #Metroshutdown During Their Extra Long Commute

Washington D.C. surprised everyone by declaring an unprecedented total shutdown of Metro services for at least 24 hours. This is for everyone's safety, it's an emergency evaluation of some dangerous electrical problems. That still leaves everyone with plenty of extra time to use gifs and memes to comment on the traffic as they make their way to work by car, bus or foot instead. Even some Twitter accounts for city services are getting in on the "fun".

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tom hanks steve martin twitter Important: Guys, Tom Hanks Found a Sock
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This post, believe it or not, already has 5,600 likes on Twitter after being up for only a few hours. This lone sock, is a trending post. We have a few thoughts about this:

1. Why do so many people care that Tom Hanks found this one lost sock?
2. Why did he bother putting a ©2016 Tom Hanks watermark on a picture of a sock?
3. THIS IS NOT EVEN THE FIRST TIME HE'S DONE THIS!!?!





Just doing a quick survey of Tom Hank's Twitter feed, it's about 60% posts of lost clothing items that used to be part of a pair. Does anyone ever claim the items he takes pictures of? And seriously, WHOSE SOCK IS THIS?    

Actually, in this case, someone did respond to claim the sock. 


via @SteveMartinToGo

Mystery solved?

science biology neil degrasse tyson Neil DeGrasse Tyson Reminds Everyone He Is Not a Biologist With One Very Inaccurate Tweet
Via neiltyson
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson made a lot of people (and presumably ducks, cats and bedbugs) angry with a much less than true fact about sex and evolution.  His claim, that sex doesn't hurt any species had many Twitter users jumping to correct him. 


via @RachelFeltman, @SciPhile, @ClaireConnelly, @carlzimmer@DreadMorgan

And you might be thinking, he's just trying to be positive about human sexuality and say, in his own pseudoscientific way that it's healthy and painless for humans. But... that's actually not true either:


via @DebbyHerbenick@mikamckinnon

Sure, he's a scientist but cut him some slack, he's not that kind of scientist. He studied astrophysics, how's he supposed to check his facts at all before Tweeting about biology?


via my-little-talks