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· August, 2013

Stories about Humor from 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.

Mike Tyson Challenged China's Urban Law Enforcement Officers

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

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

Vladimir Putin's Solitary PR Stunt

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.

Tchip: The “Shaking My Head” Meme from Africa

Japanese Users Break Tweets Per Second Record

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."

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?

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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