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Floridians Fall For ‘Onion’ Article About Obama’s 19-Year-Old Son

Most people recognize satire when they see it, but not Floridians. Inboxes and Facebook pages of Florida residents recently received an article by The Onion describing an appearance by President Barack Obama's illegitimate 19-year-old son Luther at the Democratic National Convention. Incredibly, the story sparked a flurry of inquiries as to whether it was real. In case it isn't clear already, no, it's not. Duh. Clearly it's way too hot down there.

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R.I.P. LMFAO — Funny Videos to Remember Them By

Oh NO! What are we going to do!?! LMFAO has announced that they are going on a "hiatus" (yeah, that's what our parents said too), which means somebody else will have to step up to fill the void left behind at grocery stores that play inappropriately upbeat music. Let us remember these party monsters as they would have wanted -- by watching the comical videos they've inspired.

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‘Gangnam Style’ Sets World Record for Most Liked YouTube Video

"The song is characterized by its strongly addictive beats and lyrics, and is thus certain to penetrate the foundations of modern philosophy." That's the description of this video on YouTube. And they might be right -- Psy's 'Gangnam Style'

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Demi Lovato Is Your New Peppy Anti-Bullying Ambassador

'X-Factor'-judge and former Disney tween starlet Demi Lovato has battled bullies growing up and has also struggled with mental health issues two years ago, which included both an eating disorder and cutting. Now she has a new title that will allow her to help teens who face similar issues. 

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Apple iOS 6 Maps Is Maybe Not So Good

Apple and Google aren't friends anymore, so when Apple was announcing the release of their new iPhone, they casually let slip that the iPhone would no longer be using Google Maps and would instead be using their own brand new map app.

There's only one problem -- it's pretty terrible, and the Tumblr The Amazing iOS6 Maps has been documenting hilarious proof of the work that's yet to be done on the program. Here are a few examples.

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Beam Me Up, Scotty! ‘Warp Drive’ Is Coming

Scientists are cautiously optimistic that a warp drive, like the ones made so famous in 'Star Trek' is more likely than they once thought.

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Tragedy! McDonald’s Delays McRib Release

Bad news for fans of the porky substance that is McDonald's McRib sandwich. Instead of being sold beginning on October 22nd, as was initially planned, the limited time offering won't hit markets until late December. Bah humbug!

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NYC’s ‘Soda Ban’ Explained in Viral Video

If you've been hearing about the "soda ban" that was just passed in New York City, and you were wondering just what exactly it entails, this is (sort of) the video for you.

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‘World’s Ugliest Woman’ Defies Haters and Releases Book

Lizzie Velasquez has always defied the odds -- doctors said she wouldn't survive when she was born with a rare disorder that makes her incapable of creating muscle, storing body fat or gaining weight, but she did. Then she was dubbed "the world's ugliest woman" in high school in some hateful YouTube comments, and now Velasquez risen above the cruelty to find success.

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G.I Joe Voted Best Toy of the Last Century

G.I Joe has been selected the best toy of the last century, according to the people who voted online at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis’s webpage. The poll, which ranked the best toys for the last 100 years, was set up by staff at this fun museum in order to see which childhood plaything would come out on top.

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Movie Theater Hires Ninjas to Shut People Up

Right now this is only happening in a theater in London, but we can't wait for it to make the trip overseas -- a theater has employed people to dress in black bodysuits and quiet down rowdy moviegoers. The "ninjas" work in exchange for free admission to the movie.

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US Official Who Died in Libya Was Major EVE Online Player

While the world struggles to make sense of the senseless violence in Libya, the online gaming community mourns for Sean Smith,  who was working as an information management officer at United States consulate and was killed as the raisers stormed the building to protest what they felt was an "anti-Islamic film."

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5 Features We Really Want the iPhone 5 to Have

With the internet whipped up in a considerable frenzy over the announcement of the iPhone 5 today, we've seen everyone and their brother speculating about Apple's latest revolution in tech, and it has blown our minds in a collective technogasm.

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Best Twitter Reactions to the New iPhone 5

So Apple is releasing a new iPhone (again). It's thinner, lighter, bigger and faster. It comes with headphones that might actually fit your ears. It fits in your hand. It also possesses the ability to explode the Twitterverse. Here's what people are saying.

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Pizzeria ‘Honors’ 9/11 With $9.11 Pizza

Nothing commemorates the greatest tragedy in American history quite like a pizza sale! A pizzeria in upstate New York decided to honor the 11th anniversary of 9/11 by selling large cheese pizzas for $9.11. The uproar was predictably appropriate.

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