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10 TGIF Memes to Celebrate the Weekend
It's a very special day. It's Friday! In case this terrible, terrible song doesn't quite capture how excited we are for the weekend (we so excited), here are some memes. In case the memes don't adequately express how excited we are for the weekend, just look for the person wearing no pants with a pitcher of sangria in each hand -- that's us. Enjoy!
The Internet Reacts to the Government Shutdown
Congress couldn't get it together enough to agree on something, and now foreign tourists are going to miss their one chance to see the Statue of Liberty. The government has shut down (mostly)!
Zach Galifianakis Takes Justin Bieber ‘Between Two Ferns,’ Spanks Him
In the funniest 'Between Two Ferns' in quite some time, Zach Galifianakis takes on Justin Bieber, and gets him to confess he wants to be a time traveler.
Marching Band Fail Creates Massive Tuba Pile-Up
The problem with having your sousaphone players march backwards is that if one goes down, they all go down. A fact clearly evidenced by this video of seven marching band players piling one on top of the other during a halftime show.
Working for the Weekend — 15 Animals in Ties for Labor Day
Hopefully you're enjoying your day off. You know who's not? These animals! They're busy putting the "cat" in business cat-sual. Sure, a tie might be closer to standard business attire, but we're pretty sure the lack of pants keeps it totally casual.
Watch Two Stuntwomen Reenact the Chicken Fight From ‘Family Guy’
With enough money, you can pay two famous stuntwomen to reenact the epic chicken fight scene from 'Family Guy.' That's what happened here.
Meet Wendy Davis, Filibusterer Extraordinaire and Internet Hero
Yesterday something pretty epic happened in the Texas state legislature. We know, already it is hard for you to believe, but we swear it's true. Senator Wendy Davis attempted a 13-hour filibuster to keep one of the most extreme anti-abortion bills in the United States from being voted into law. And this wasn't your average, everyday read-from-the-phone book filibuster, this was a Texas filibuster.
Twitter Thinks Bane Caused the Super Bowl XLVII Blackout
We're going to pretend all of these people are hilarious and not morons. When the 2013 Super Bowl was delayed by a power outage, most people took it as a chance to actually talk to the people at their football party. These people decided to make jokes on Twitter that the half hour of darkness was actually 'The Dark Knight Rises' villain Bane's fault.
Manti Te’o Story Helpfully Explained in Taiwanese Animation
If the whole Manti Te'o debacle has got you scratching your head because you don't have time to read large, uninterrupted blocks of text ... here's a cartoon!
Watch Sandy Hook School Children Perform a Moving Rendition of ‘Over the Rainbow’
It's Tuesday, so you probably need a good cry. Here, watch this video. It's children from Sandy Hook Elementary performing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' on 'Good Morning America.' The kids recorded the song, with folk musician Ingrid Michaelson, at the home of former Talking Heads members Tina Weymouth and Christ Frantz.
Photo of Obama Playing With Tiny Spider-Man Charms the Web
Fine. Time magazine was right -- Barack Obama is the Person of the Year. We can't argue with this photo, which was taken back in October.