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· May, 2014

Stories about Humor from May, 2014

25 May 2014

VIRAL VIDEO: ‘But We're Speaking Japanese’

Syrian Dark Humor and the Elections

It is no surprise to see Bashar al-Assad nominate himself for the Syrian presidency in the upcoming elections on June 3. Syria Untold checks out what cartoonists have to say.

Against All Odds, Yemen Is Happy Too!

The cover video of Pharrell William's viral song Happy was generated with a Yemeni twist, showing the creativity and talent of Young Yemenis as well as their sense of humor.

23 May 2014

Russian Digital Sovereignty Is Here and, Yes, It Includes Schoolgirls

RuNet Echo

No sooner than Basov announced the search engine's moral superiority did Russian bloggers begin posting screen captures of curious search queries conducted using Sputnik.ru.

22 May 2014

‘Mafalda’ Cartoonist Quino Awarded Prince of Asturias Prize in Spain

The well-known 81-year-old Argentinian cartoonist is the man behind the idealistic yet pessimistic little girl Mafalda.

Cuba: The Joys of Getting Older

Photo Collection from Hong Kong Metro Stations

21 May 2014

Why are Saudis Kissing their Camels?

Saudis are defying the Coronavirus by kissing their camels and posting their photographs on Twitter and videos on YouTube.

15 May 2014

Russia's Space Wars, On the Ground

RuNet Echo

Although GPS is safe, for now, the incident is an illustration of a kind of resigned lack of trust some Russians feel toward their government.

Google Nest, They Know Your Data

11 May 2014

Viral Video: Three Types of Girl Friends in Hong Kong

Russians Hate Eurovision's Bearded-Lady Champion

RuNet Echo

On the Internet, Russians have reacted to Wurst’s victory with a mix of humor and homophobia.

10 May 2014

Memes Greet Turkey PM Erdoğan's Angry Walkout from Domestic “One Minute Show”

Social media users were quick to create internet memes after Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stormed out of a speech today. Erkan Saka adds his two cents

“With Loose Hair”

4 May 2014

Zimbabweans Mock Suspended Opposition Leader on Twitter

What is the best title for a hypothetical book about the embattled Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai? Twitter users have a few ideas.

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