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· August, 2013

Stories about Humor from August, 2013

31 August 2013

Egypt Goes Quack Over #SpyDuck

Egypt arrested a “duck” - with a spying gadget. There is more to the duck than meets the eye. On Twitter, netizens grab the occasion to quack up jokes.

18 August 2013

Bodies Pile in Egypt, But Birds Still Singing for Russian Vacationers

RuNet Echo

Russians living in Egypt to potential tourists: "Don't be afraid."

12 August 2013

Vladimir Putin's Solitary PR Stunt

RuNet Echo

Over the past months the Kremlin has given Russian bloggers more than the usual amount of fodder to ridicule the government and President Vladimir Putin.

2 August 2013

From Heartfelt to Hysterical, Twitter Parenting Poems Go Viral in Japan

"However tired I look, you smile at me. Then, you touch my hair encouragingly and softly daub it with porridge."

1 August 2013

China's ‘Foreign Forces’ Propaganda, Redefined

China's political term "foreign forces" has been reimagined by Chinese netizens to criticize domestic corruption rather than foreign intervention.

Six Years in a Russian Prison for Sharing Porn?

RuNet Echo

A Russian blogger gets into trouble with local authorities after he reposts pictures of half-naked patrons, engaged in striptease contests and public sex acts, from a nightclub's social networking page.

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