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optical illusion image friendship People Aren't Sure Who Is Hugging Who in This Optical Illusion Picture of Friendship
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Take a look at this picture and see if you can figure out who's hugging who. HOW DID THE GUY IN FRONT GET HIS FEET TO FACE BACKWARDS???!?!

People on the internet are freaking out about this optical illusion. The prevailing theory is that it just looks like that because the guy in front is wearing athletic shorts that are white on the inside and black (or dark blue) on the sides. 

image adam sandler doppleganger Adam Sandler Found His Look-alike From a Picture on the Internet and Invited Him to a Movie Premier
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Adam Sandler's new movie just got some serendiptious free advertising. Apparently the main character's name is Max Kessler, but Max is real so he posted this image on Reddit:

via therealmaxkessler

So then actual Adam Sandler responded in the thread and Max responded back. 


via AdamRSandlertherealmaxkessler

And then Sandler invited Max to the premiere of 'The Do-Over'. 


via AdamRSandler

Of course he went, met his celebrity doppleganger and the rest is history. 

image medicine social media Commenters Correctly Diagnosed a Woman With a Rare Genetic Disorder
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This woman posted a photo gallery of her story on Imgur which led to a diagnosis of a genetic disease that affects connective tissues called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). She explains the backstory in the description of the follow up picture post:

Five months ago, I posted "The Story Of A Broken Dancer." In this post, I told the story of how all I've ever wanted was to be a professional dancer, but that countless injuries and unexplained medical issues were coming in between me and my dream. Well, after posting this, hundreds of Imgurians commented on the post and messaged me saying I should look at different conditions or diseases they thought I had, but one that I received overwhelmingly was "Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Hyper Mobility Type III." I looked into it and decided it was worth a shot to get the testing done, and as of this morning, I have been officially confirmed to have EDS.


You can look through her original gallery right here:


Story Of A Broken Dancer

image trolling news Someone Used the Name "Racist McShootface" to Troll George Zimmerman's Gun Auction
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Yesterday, George Zimmerman announced that he would be auctioning off the infamous gun used in the killing of Trayvon Martin as "a piece of American history". It did not take long for that auction to get pulled but Zimmerman managed to find a different website to host his auction after all.  

A troll on the internet wasted no time on vigilante justice though, going by the name of "Racist McShootface" and driving the price of the gun into the millions. 


via @nrothers


Eventually the troll account was disabled but it was enough to inspire other trolls to carry on his good work. Reportedly, the fake bid made it up to around $65 million. It's unclear if the trolls will ultimately shut down the auction or if it will go to the highest legitimate bidder. The website it is hosted on has made it clear that they do not manage the auctions that users host on their site.

So far the seemingly most legitimate bidder is Brez Morrell according to Gawker, who bid up to $485,000 before "Racist McShootface" derailed the proceedings. Also of note, and not particularly surprising, Brez Morrell's response to trolls was to defend Zimmerman and tell trolls that he (or she) hopes their "children get murdered". Awesome. 

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