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  1. Allow Dorkly to Blow Your Mind 15 Times Courtesy of Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Not all of them are dog butt related, sadly.

    Social media is great if only for giving brilliant people like Neil deGrasse Tyson an outlet to bestow their genius on the rest of humanity. So, here are 15 times that the famed astrophysicist did just that with his regular musings on Twitter as collected by Dorkly.

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  2. New Market Research Shows The Annual Median Income of Tumblr Users Is… $80K?

    Shhh, LinkedIn. No one cares 'bout your $80K plus.

    If your dash is at all similar to mine, you'd have no reason to suspect that Tumblr's user base is particularly privileged, financially speaking—but then again, it's difficult to gauge a community's wealth from its knack for curating cat videos and pizza tattoos.

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  3. Chris Pratt Was a Dweeby Lil’ Surfer Baby In His First Ever Headshot

    Or, as he puts it, "Douchemaster McChest."

    Yesterday Chris Pratt tweeted this picture out of the very first headshot he ever took back in 2000 and oh my God, he looks like the villain in an '90s spring break movie. I just want to pick him up by his open Ralph Lauren collar and snuggle him until he learns the true meaning of friendship. Bless you, Chris Pratt. Thank you for this wonderful gift.

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  4. Today In Weird Tumblrs You Should Know About: Illustrated Twitter Typos

    With a special guest appearance from The Rock.

    It's been a weird week for some reason, and it's about to get weirder. Presenting: ILLUSTRATED TWITTER TYPOS, where Summer Ray gives visual form to the typos, misspellings, and general WTFery that pervades the Twittersphere. There's some surrealist brilliance to it, and also some The Rock. All the Oscars.

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  5. Five Ways Your Facebook Habit Actually Changes Your Brain

    Aside from changing how you feel after seeing all your Facebook "friends'" real opinions.

    Like your body, your brain adapts to the tasks it does most often. Here's how your brain will change if those tasks are mostly social media use. Maybe some day they'll figure out how to change our brains to not hate every new Facebook layout update.

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  6. Twitter’s New Buy Button Accelerates Their Journey Towards the Dark Side a Commerce Platform

    #ImpulseBuy

    Amazon has experimented with adding things to your shopping cart through Twitter, but now Twitter itself is prepping and testing a full-blown buy button to make purchases straight out of tweets. Now drunk tweeting will be even more dangerous! "What!? Buy this novelty superhero sex toy right here on Twitter? Yes. I'll take 100 of them, please."

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  7. Twitter User Criticizes J.K. Rowling for “Her Homosexual Wizard,” Gets Ass Handed to Him

    Troll in the dungeon!!!

    This Saturday, Twitter user and probable Death Eater @halfelven55ff responded to a tweet J.K. Rowling made way back in May by criticizing the author for exposing what he refers to as "Dumbledore's deviant lifestyle." But beware, oh ye who underestimate Rowling's political savvy and Klout Score!

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  8. Zoe Quinn Releases 4Chan #Gamergate Chat Logs, Further Tarnishing The Movement’s Reputation

    At least we have #GameEthics now, right?

    There's been another big development in the ongoing Gamergate discussion on Twitter, and it's a doozy.

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  9. Twitpic is Shutting Down, Cites Trademark Dispute With Twitter

    Oh... no?

    Remember Twitpic? You know, the thing you used to use to upload pictures and link 'em to your tweets before Twitter... started actually doing that itself? They've been chugging along quietly for the past couple of years, but today announced plans to shut down their site. But not because hardly anyone uses it anymore—nope, apparently it's all Twitter's fault.

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  10. [UPDATED] Female Game Journalists Quit Over Harassment, #GamerGate Harms Women

    "Ethics of game journalism" my ass.

    It's heartbreaking that another article about harassment in the gaming community is necessary, but the escalating and ongoing vitriol being spewed against women and their male allies who dare to criticize gamer culture or work in video games is continuing to take on new and disappointing forms.

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