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· December, 2012

Stories about Humor from December, 2012

31 December 2012

Japan's Kanji of the Year 2012

The Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation has announced the kanji of the year 2012 is gold (金) on December 12, 2012. How do netizens conceive this announcement and how do...

“Nobody Gets Mad on the Last Day”

21 December 2012

Russians Prepared for the Post-Apocalypse with Parties, Stockpiling, & Orgies

RuNet Echo

That the world failed to come to an end today, "21-12-2012," must come as a relief to many Russian bloggers who have spent the past several weeks obsessing over the...

Two Coins for the Boatman

Honduras: “Don't Worry, Be Happy”

12 December 2012

Xinhua Is On Twitter

Russian Web Censorship Got You Down? Fight It With “Counter-Absurdity”!

RuNet Echo

It has now been more than a month since the blacklist of the Russian Internet went live. One Russian ISP has decided to have its own say in the matter.

7 December 2012

‘Fuleco’ the Mascot Divides Brazil

After a public vote, it was decided that the FIFA World Cup's mascot in Brazil will be called "Fuleco". But many Brazilian internet users are now claiming it is an...

Top 10 Chinese Internet Memes of 2012

As the year comes to an end, we've picked China's 10 most memorable Internet memes of 2012. They cover scandal, celebrity, humour and buzzwords.

6 December 2012

Still Shaking from Kim Kardashian's Bahrain Trip

Reality show celebrity Kim Kardashian's trip to Bahrain is still making the rounds on news - and social media. In a series of tweets, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof...

1 December 2012

Meet Mohammed Mursi Hosni Mubarak!

‘Carousel Voting’ Goes Viral in Kyrgyz Elections

Nearly three months of intrusive and irksome electoral campaigns in Kyrgyzstan came to an end as votes were counted for the five municipal elections held on November 25. But with...

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