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  1. Hey Girl, We Will Await This Feminist Mad Max Meme in Valhalla

    Look what Ryan Gosling hath wrought.

    This is what the misogynists were worried about: endlessly meme-able lessons in gender roles.

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  2. “Success Kid” Meme Star Helps Crowdfund His Dad’s Kidney Transplant

    There is still good in the Internet. I can feel it.

    In possibly the most Internet story of all time, the now-partially-grown kid known across the Internet as "success kid" has successfully crowdfunded a kidney transplant for his father and managed to inspire us all with hope once again in the process.

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  3. #UpOrDown: The Internet’s Biggest Optical Illusion “Mystery” Since #TheDress Five Whole Minutes Ago

    Can this please not be A Thing? Too late.

    Since #TheDress apparently introduced the concept of optical illusions to the world and freaked the people out, there is now a new optical illusion in town. Because it's been five whole minutes since the Internet had something silly to debate.

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  4. Hey Girl: Study Suggests Men Are More Open to Feminism When Learning It From Ryan Gosling

    "Gender is a social construct, but everyone likes to cuddle."

    If earlier today you had told me that a meme might be responsibly for influencing the opinions of people on the Internet, I'd have been really super worried about the world. Luckily, we're talking about Feminist Ryan Gosling and not Scumbag Steve or Insanity Wolf. Thank God.

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  5. Bill Cosby’s Request For The Internet To Meme Him Did Not Go As Planned

    Prayer circle for hapless social media interns.

    Somewhere, someone is facing a long stretch of unemployment. [Trigger warning for mentions of sexual assault.]

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  6. “Actually, It’s About Ethics In Games Journalism” Meme Gives GamerGate The Respect It Deserves

    ACTUALLY IT'S ABOUT ETHICS

    GamerGate is misogynist harassment hiding behind a thinly-veiled cry for "ethics!", and anyone wanting a real discussion about ethical problems in games journalism should have removed themselves from the hashtag weeks ago. Or, you know, started questioning huge companies instead of female indie devs. As we mentioned on Friday in our last roundup, the Tumblr Actually, It's About Ethics In Games Journalism recognizes the preposterousness of the GamerGate mantra, and made it into a wonderful meme.

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  7. Party City Store Apologizes for Selling Slender Man Costume in Town Where “Slender Man-Inspired” Attack Occurred

    C'mon, you're Party City, not Ricky's!

    Before the creepy Internet meme became associated with some truly upsetting crimes, I think Slender Man would have made an awesome Halloween costume. Hell, in the past he's even been a plush toy! But residents of Waukesha, Wisconsin—where two 12-year-old girls allegedly attacked a classmate last May in an apparent bid to please Slender Man—are understandably unhappy with some of the items at local Party City and Spirit Halloween stores.

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  8. Indiana University Will Devote $1 Million to the Study of Internet Memes

    Memes! How do they work?

    Oh. Okay.

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  9. Batman Hearts Superman, And Other Hilarious Memes Of Yesterday’s Batman v Superman Image

    "I want you to remember the man who looooooooves you."

    No one quite knows why Superman looks so glum in the Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice teaser photo that was released yesterday. Still shaken up over the whole Zod thing from Man of Steel? Just saw The Iron Giant and feeel personally responsible? Who knows, but his misery (as well as Batman's misery, of course) is our amusement in this gallery.

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  10. Introducing Creepy Paddington, the Newest, Scariest, Childhood-Ruiningest Meme the Internet has to Offer

    Creepy Paddington

    [View All on One Page] When the first pictures from this December’s live-action Paddington movie hit the web earlier this week, we thought they were pretty damn scary. And we weren’t the only ones. The Tumblr Creepy Paddington has let the childhood icon’s true motives shine through with their Photoshops of Paddington into various horror […]

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  11. Move Over Hail Hydra, Ben Affleck’s Sad Batman Is The Internet Meme Gotham Deserves

    the internet is serious business

    Not too long ago, Marvel had its meme spotlight with Hail Hydra, now it's DC's turn. You can thank Man of Steel 2's Zack Snyder for a rather gloomy reveal of Ben Affleck's Batman yesterday. Check out this gallery for some of the best #SadBatman so far plus a few coloring jobs.

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  12. Best of Hail HYDRA: The New Marvel Meme Sweeping The Internet

    According to Know Your Meme, the "Hail HYDRA" meme has been around a while because, well, HYDRA is a Marvel Comics institution. But they cite Twitter user ‏@ReyEstupendo (his Bert & Ernie above) as the first to start the current iteration spawning from Captain America: The Winter Soldier. It reminds me of the #TrueDetectiveSeason2 meme which was equally entertaining, but not nearly as nerdy. Anyway, recent events have caused it to completely explode and we've captured a measly 21 amusing instances of it we've found online.

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  13. What’s the Shelf Life on Older Memes These Days? [Video]

    IT'S OVER NINE THOU-- wait. No. Stop. I can't do this.

    Remember when a meme could comfortably live on just under the public awareness for years? Sure, part of that was because no one wanted to go on 4Chan to learn about all of them, but memes still have a very comparatively short shelf life now. Mike Rugnetta of PBS Idea Channel (who used to work for Know Your Meme) wants to talk about it with you.

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  14. Things We Saw Today: Godzilla Turning His Back On Us

    Things We Saw Today

    Just think, if someone had asked Godzilla to turn his face to the camera just then, we could have had a butt pose. (via Yahoo) 

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  15. Jon Snow Knows Nothing About Memes, Kit Harington Joins World War I Feminist Autobiography Film

    You know nothing Jon Snow

    Doing what I do for a living, I find it hard to believe anyone doesn't know what a meme is. But I guess Kit Harington is too busy with cool acting roles to care. Find out about his latest after the cut! 

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  16. A New Winter Soldier Image Has Inspired Us To Doge Captain America

    memetastic

    This new still from Empire Magazine was just screaming to be memed. And since doge is all the rage lately... 

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  17. Watch Lizzy Caplan Become All Your Favorite Ragefaces

    memetastic

    We know you love Mean Girls, so - by extension - you automatically love Lizzy Caplan. The Masters of Sex star sat down with Paul F. Thompkins for his Made Man YouTube channel, where he asked her to smush her face into the internet's best shorthand: ragefaces. Oh, and if you like this, you might also (definitely) want to check out Alison Brie imitating memes, because her Grumpy Cat is perfection. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  18. How the Heck Do You Pronounce “Doge,” Anyway?

    much pronounce. very confuse.

    We've been having this discussion in the office for a while now, and since this beloved meme is getting more and more press coverage with the creation and subsequent hacking of the dogecoin, it's only becoming more and more of an issue. How exactly do you say "doge?"

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  19. Such Meme, Very List: 13 Best Doge Memes of 2013

    wow. amaze.

    Clearly this year was the year of the doge -- even though none of us here at the office can even agree how to pronounce "doge" in the first place. We thought we'd round up some of our favorites to celebrate, at least before we all get sick of these dumb pictures of shiba inu dogs and they go the way of all other memes before them.

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  20. Dogecoin, A Cryptocurrency For Doges, Is Now A Thing

    Many bits, very coin

    Man, Bitcoins are so old and busted. What's the going rate now, like, $900 USD to 1 Bitcoin? Laaaame. The new hotness is Dogecoin, the latest in cryptocurrency. Or, as the doges call it, "such currency." Very coin. Wow.

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