#ModelTownMartyrsDay: One Year Later, Pakistan Remembers Model Town tragedy

Warning: This article contains graphic imagery. One year ago today, Pakistani police descended upon the home of Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri in the Model Town suburb of Lahore, Pakistan. Tahir-ul-Qadri is the founder of Pakistan’s Awami Tehrik (PAT) political party and a scholar of Sufi Islam. Four years prior, he erected concrete barriers in front of his home […]

Here Today, Gone Tomato: Twitter Obsesses Over Food Puns

The humble pun — is there any form of wit so polarizing? Some find them funny, others roll their eyes, but most of us have a soft-spot for them, especially when stacked atop one another in those glorious examples of crowd sourced humor known on reddit as “pun trains”. Over the past 24 hours, Twitter has exploded with a hilarious new […]

Mom Not a Fan of CEO Jack Dorsey’s Beard; Twitter Chimes In

It seems Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s Interim CEO, has been preceded in fame (or infamy?) by the one thing that has proven to be his biggest rival: his beard. Dorsey and Dick Costolo appeared on CNBC this Friday to talk about the latter’s resignation as the CEO of Twitter, but all social media wanted to talk […]

#DistractinglySexy Trends Against Sexist Scientist’s Comment

#DistractinglySexy is making waves on Twitter, all because of someone had to say women scientists had too many feels for the workspace. Yesterday, Sir Tim Hunt, British biochemist, honorary professor at the University College London, and a 2001 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine, stepped down from his position due to an embarrassing comment. […]

Dumbledore And Gandalf To Marry, Westboro Baptist To Picket

And to think it all started with a tweet conversation between author, J.K. Rowling and the despicable Westboro Baptist Church. Dumbledore and Gandalf will be married this Sunday, June 7 and it’s all in the name of equality. It all started after J.K. Rowling made a speculation about the popular characters, Dumbledore and Gandalf. @jk_rowling […]

“Queen Elizabeth Death” Spreads On Social Media [Hoaxed]

“Queen Elizabeth has died.” No, she hasn’t. This incorrect announcement was tweeted out by misinformed BBC reporter, Ahmen Khawaja. Despite being quickly deleted, the rumor began to spread like wildfire through social media. After deleting the tweet, Khawaja tweeted several more messages conveying that it was a silly prank and a huge mistake. Major media […]

#BadTeamBuildingActivities Trending on Twitter

Happy Monday! … Or is it? It seems that a lot of Tweeps aren’t ready to settle into Work Week Mode, and have made their own bit of fun with a generous helping of passive-aggressive rebellion against organized corporate office structures. That, or maybe they just really, really dislike team building activities. Right after #WelcomeBackto1DZayn, […]

#WelcomeBackTo1DZayn Trends; Twitter Reacts

Is he, or isn’t he? The hashtag #WelcomeBackTo1DZayn has taken Twitter over by storm, and has sparked hope in many a grieving fangirl’s heart. It has even the most neutral person wondering: this is all actually happening, or is this simply wishful thinking? Either way, it’s churned so much drama on the Internet, we can’t […]