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· July, 2010

Stories about Humor from July, 2010

Taiwan: Manhattan”s” in Taipei

Francophonie: Like Fine Wine, Twitter Experience Gets Better With Age

An unexpected but deliciously nostalgic hash tag #jesuisvieux (I am old) has been trending in French social media. The timeline for the hashtag is filled with often humorous updates, and...

South Africa: What would you ask God if you had the chance?

Last week, South African blogger Khaya Dhlanga asked people on the “Internets” what they would ask God if he said they could ask him anything. He has posted some of...

Venezuela and Colombia: Online Political Cartoons Add Humor to Current Events

Humorous political cartoons provide a steam valve for Colombians and Venezuelans who tune into the web for different perspectives on current events through animated online web shows.

Maldives: Typical Maldivians!

Kenya: The Kenyan driving experience

India: Indian English

Serbia: Artistic zebra crossings

Russia: Memorial memento

Egypt: Men and Women You Shouldn't Date

What started as an observation by an Egyptian blogger on Twitter on women you shouldn't date turned the microblogging site into a battlefield. Tweeps from Egypt and further afield joined...

Russia: How to cook and eat a hot dog

Global: If God said ask me anything what would you ask him?

Macedonia: The Curse of ‘Bipartisanship’

Veteran Macedonian bloggers express the widely held opinion among their compatriots who are not sympathizers of political parties about feeling hostage to a system without independent alternatives.

Brazil: Jokes and the World Cup Octopus

Brazil: Medium Image represents the FIFA World Cup 2014?

Russia: Picnic at Putin's dacha

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe won the World Cup!

Chile: Government's Critical Response to Comedian's Parody Sparks Debate

Chilean comedian Stefan Kramer is known for his accurate and humorous impersonations of famous public figures, including President Sebastián Piñera; Kramer's parody of the president on a TV show last...

Japan: Manga blogging on Mexico

Global: Paul the German Octopus Calls Another Match

For the past few weeks, amidst global World Cup madness, a young German octopus named Paul has been accurately predicting the victors of each football match from inside his tank.

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