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Wait a minute…you’re not a piece of wood.

They are everywhere; on top of cars, in the streets, in the grass, on the roof, and in the basement. Wooden planks have appeared unlooked for in many perplexing locations. Or at least I thought they were wooden planks. Upon … Continue reading

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When you see it…

Some people can’t get enough attention. We as a race try so hard to stand out. We wear ridiculous clothes and say stupid things all in the name of attention. Everyone likes to be noticed, and what better way to … Continue reading

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Ice, Ice, Baby!

Memes are typically thought of in the realm of the internet and media world; however, memes can take many forms. According to Susan Blackmore,”Everything that is passed from person to person in this way is a meme. This includes all the … Continue reading

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YOLO Lives Much More Than Once

YOLO (You Only Live Once, for the uninitiated) is a meme involving the idea that one should not use their time on Earth conservatively; that now is the time to take risks and enjoy life to the fullest. While the phrase … Continue reading

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Dude, I can totally plank that!

Planking is a meme that has become extremely popular in the past few years, though it seems to have originated more than a decade ago. Interesting enough, this meme doesn’t really involve any mental effort whatsoever. You don’t need to … Continue reading

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Sh!t People Say?!

Around this time last year YouTube went viral with these videos titled Sh*t People Say, where a group of people created videos that were themed around a certain stereotype and essentially made fun them through sarcastic and cliché phrases. It … Continue reading

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Will this meme survive?

Recently, National Geographic  featured the bagel head procedure—a variant meme of the body modification memeplex—on Taboo.  Since the episode aired, the procedure has gained nothing but negative media attention and criticism in the United States, though it is considered popular in Japan. Ryoichi “Keroppy” Maeda developed the procedure, … Continue reading

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