Call me Benjamin Button one more time and I’ll make you turn the other cheek.
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This isn’t Photoshopped of the Day: Miss Korea 2013 Contestants
Are your eyes being racist? Or do these women actually look eerily similar? This surreal GIF compilation showing all of 20 contestants for this year’s Miss Korea beauty pageant has gone viral on Reddit, mostly for their remarkably similar facial features. Now, before you start blaming own your eyes for being racist, this perceived resemblance among the contestants were also echoed by several ex-pats and natives living in the country, leading to a lengthy debate over the ever-growing trend of cosmetic surgeries and the westernization of beauty as a concept in the region.
Web App of the Day: Churnalism
Need a screening tool for signs of Churnalism? Head over to the Sunlight Foundation’s newly launched plagiarism checker app that can run any piece of text against its extensive database of U.S. press releases, RSS feeds and Wikipedia entries for possible overlaps.
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Stats Pr0n of the Day: Almost Half of Justin Bieber’s Twitter Following are Fake
My dad had this poster hanging in the garage when I was about 10…