The problem with the badass-working-parent meme

Viral photos of politicians and CEOs working with their babies on their laps are meant to inspire. In reality, they’re absurd and unhelpful for real working parents.

Russia’s Facebook memes have been revealed, and politics will never be the same

One photo, less than 1,000 words: Learning about Russian-backed Facebook groups could bring about difficult questions about our political reality
Chapo illustration. (Graeme Shorten Adams)

The rise of the internet’s ’dirtbag left’

How a new strain of progressive leftism is using humour, irony, and diaper jokes to push back against the emerging alt-right
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Harambe is about everything and nothing. Just like the internet.

At an evening candlelight vigil for a deceased gorilla, Harambe, the lines between the sincere and the trivial become blurred beyond recognition
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton checks her PDA upon her departure in a military C-17 plane from Malta bound for Tripoli,  Libya

Dirty, viral tricks: The 2016 U.S. election is already getting ugly

To get attention and votes in the 2016 presidential campaign, candidates will need to be more tech-savvy than ever—and ruthless, too
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What students are talking about today (November 27th edition)

The real Scumbag Steve, by-elections & marijuana research

Not impressed: McKayla Maroney meets Barack Obama

’I pretty much do that face at least once a day,’ president tells gymnast
Hey girl, it’s Ryan Gosling (not really)

Hey girl, it’s Ryan Gosling (not really)

Add the hunk’s face or name to any online post and watch the clicks multiply
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Ottawa police investigate "memes"

Gay Carleton student targeted
From Nipissing University’s Quick Memes page on Facebook

Quick Memes: the new campus obsession

Students at Nipissing U. early to embrace trend