Memes

Mind the Gap: The Bikini Bridge Isn't a Harmless Hoax

Eloise Hendy | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Eloise Hendy

This hoax may purport to play on our collective gullibility and Twitter-trigger happiness, but it actually plays straight into the mental vulnerability of our society's young women, who are already overly bombarded by images of hollow cheekbones, washboard stomachs and thighs that don't meet. It is hardly newsworthy that this hoax had us collectively fooled.

PICTURES: Bearded Dragons Wearing Hats. That Is All.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Heaven knows, they've made ours. Yes, we can think of no better way to kick off the working week - and indeed the working year - than with pictures...

Iran and the West: From Nuclear Nightmares to Facebook Friends?

Ben Acheson | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Politics
Ben Acheson

Nuclear apocalypse has been avoided. Iran has agreed to curb its nuclear activity. That's what they tell us anyway. Let's not get ahead of ourselves; even if Iran's cooperation is genuine, world leaders and their Iranian counterparts are not about to hold hands, hug it out or start tweeting funny cat memes to each other.

YouTube's Look Back At 2013

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Comedy

In which YouTube Spotlight wraps up the year with its take on the biggest viral videos and memes - from Kid President and the Prancercise lady to Ylvi...

PICS: 'Scarlett Johansson Falling Down' Sparks Internet Silliness

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Comedy

It all began when Scarlett Johansson fell down on a street in Glasgow in October 2012 (don't worry, she was making a film): And now? Now the in...

14 Funny Graduation Memes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Graduation is a time when you're allowed to be full of self-importance. But, if you deign to step down from your pedestal of power for just a moment, ...

WATCH: Reggie Watts Covers Rick Astley

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Oh, Reggie Watts, how we love you. Even more now - thanks to this new video created to mark the start of YouTube's Comedy Week (see also Ricky Gerv...

9 Ryan Gosling Memes To Help You Revise.. Or Not

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

If you're sick of staring at sums, Shakespeare or science equations, then perhaps you'd like to take a turn at staring at Ryan Gosling instead. Luc...

LOOK: Funniest Twitter Reactions To Sky News' 'Colin' Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Comedy

It was just another day on Twitter, when suddenly... Yes, a man known simply as 'Colin' had left his mark on @SkyNewsBreak's Twitter feed - and...

Exam Studying Memes Are Key To Revision, Said No-One, Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Right, so we all know A-levels, AS-levels, GCSEs, uni finals etc etc etc are upon us, and we're sure everyone's busy revising (ahem). And, the love...

WATCH: The Shining - Ed Balls Version

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Comedy

The Ed Balls meme just took another, terrifying twist. It comes in the form of 'The Shining' spoof above, made by YouTuber markoswin. Watch, be ...

Look What Else The Nasa Mars Rover Has Drawn

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Following news that Nasa's $800 million Mars Rover had accidently drawn a penis on the surface of the Red Planet, a fresh image released by the space ...

PICS: 'Vadering' Is The New Internet Photo Craze

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Move over planking! There's a new photo-based sensation in town. Or at rather: on the internet. It goes by the name of 'Vadering', and involves one...

WATCH: Hitler Gets The Bad News About Google Reader

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Ah, 'Downfall' parodies! Long time no see! Yes, with all the latest crazes for Gangnam Style this and Harlem Shake that, one of the internet's best...

WATCH: Humans Yelling Like Goats Yelling Like Humans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Yes, the inevitable has happened. After goats shouting like humans and more goats shouting like humans, we now have humans shouting like goats shou...

WATCH: Now That's What I Call Goats - The Ultimate Goat Pop Album!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Comedy

It started with goats shouting like humans. And then a goat infiltrated a Taylor Swift music video. And now the bleaters are everywhere! Check out ...

Bad Cat, Tard... Bad Cat?

Claire Meadows | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Tech
Claire Meadows

They insisted it was a joke and people shouldn't take it seriously. But outrage followed - people started to leave the page. One sample complaint: 'I came to Tard's page to get away from politics - that was one of the great things about her. I have no choice but to leave the page, on principle.'

Medieval LOLcats: British Library Reveals Meme's Ancient Origins

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Tech

How long have LOLcats been around? Earlier today HuffPost UK News declared that the world's favourite internet meme had been around since at least ...

WATCH: 'Harlem Shake' Is The New 'Gangnam Style'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Bored of Gangnam Style? And all the Gangnam Style parodies? Us too. Well, apart from the Ghostbusters one, obviously. We can never get enough of that....

LOOK: Financial Advice Dog Is Here To Help You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Having trouble filling in your tax return? Need some advice from an expert? Well, look no further - because Financial Advice Dog is here to help! Y...

Starting Out Young: The Dangers of Tumblr Sexism

Lauren Hossack | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lauren Hossack

I grew up with words like 'slut' and 'whore' being thrown around by my peers, used in reference to both genders, but more typically slanted towards girls. Only a handful of boys gained reputations as 'man-sluts', and even then they tended to be held in high esteem.

British People Problems: Blighty's Silliest Stereotypes Go Viral (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

We've got stiff upper lips and crap teeth. We wear tweed in the rain and are obsessed with our nannies. We hate the French and drink endless cups of w...

The Pope on Twitter - Does Your Infallibility Extend To Your Social Media Strategy?

Michelle Beckett | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Tech
Michelle Beckett

Knowing the wit, might and rebellious nature of the Twittersphere. Some ideas are just too dangerous. But go on...try it, Vatican...see what happens. We dare you. Everyone's on Twitter, aren't they?

LOOK: Kate Winslet's Fascinator Is Our New Favourite Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Arise, Dame Katherine Of Winslet! Yes, English Rose™ Kate Winslet received her CBE on Wednesday. And here she was, proudly showing off her gong, ...

Why Television Has Lost to the Internet

Philph E. Burbs | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Tech
Philph E. Burbs

Once upon a time, professionals made television programs and amateurs made home video. The only time you'd see amateur content on TV was in the form...