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Is WW3 Really Going To Happen? Probably Not
News

Is WW3 Really Going To Happen? Probably Not

Concerns have been triggered worldwide following the assassination of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani in a US drone strike. In response to this, Iran has sworn "harsh revenge", dubbing the attack a "gruesome crime from criminal America", instilling fear in the entire world. Such events have caused a massive surge of interest online as concerns of a "World War III" grew, sparking anxiety amongst any Americans and European allies alike. This mainly due to the impending fear of being drafted due to such events, but also has surprisingly (or unsurprisingly) birthed a huge amount of memes parodying the entire situation. Such memes have also caused the hashtag #WW3 and similar tags to become trending on social media as these memes dominate the entire internet. But this obviously begs th...
Bring it 2019
Lifestyle

Bring it 2019

2018, what a year! Here’s what we should bring into 2019 and what we never want to see again: Bring It – Memes Somewhere in the world there is an ancient calendar and engraved in a sacred rock it says '2018: the year of the meme'. BDE (big dick energy) seemed to be the term on 2018. Originating with Pete Davidson, it means confidence without cockiness. Of course, the person with the greatest BDE of all time is Rhianna. Obviously. Pete Davidson is also to be thanked for the Ariana Grande song Thank You Next, both the song and everything else that came from it. In our ever fracturing world, with extremist views on either side of the political spectrum, it was nice to see everyone rally over one thing: Twitter's white boy of the month. When it seems like no one can agree on anything any...