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Anti 9-to-5er. Writing Fool. Life Hitchhiker. Suitcase and Coffee. Muppet Fanatic. @Mashable Viral Content Editor. Pouring Drinks at the @Watercooler.

Heartbreaking 'Humans of New York' photo of gay boy brings out the best in the Internet — Sometimes the Internet can be a good place filled with good people. On Friday, Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton posted a heartbreaking image of a young boy with the caption, "I'm homosexual, and I'm afraid about what my future will be and that people won't like me."

Fearless girl rips out own tooth with a slingbow — Hey, tooth fairy, you should know that Alexis Davidson is a badass. The 11-year-old removed her own tooth with a slingbow while her dad filmed the creative extraction in slow-motion. Alexis looks nervous as she pulls back the bow, but in an instant, the tooth comes flying out of her mouth and she lifts her arm in amateur dentistry victory.

Love is roasted: Writer live-tweets couple's terrible coffee date — A bad date, documented by a stranger, 140 characters at a time - this is love in 2015, Internet. Toronto-based writer Anne Thériault overheard a first coffee date between a woman and a guy who thinks he looks like James Franco. Thériault live-tweeted the awkward meeting in entertaining detail for all to enjoy and cringe at.

Spitting sick beats is genetic in father-daughter beatbox battle — Father-daughter bonding never sounded so impressive. Nicole Paris and her dad share a talent for beatboxing, and they're not afraid to battle it out. The pair takes turns demonstrating their vocal wizardry, before Nicole lays down two minutes of dazzling beats, and shuts the competition down.

Death metal 'Grease' is an electrifyin' head bang — Leather-loving lothario Danny Zuko extends his badass reputation with a death metal remake of "You're the One That I Want" from 'Grease.'

Bald Sphynx kittens playfully 'help' human make the bed — "Oh, hey, human - did you want to make the bed? Too bad." A playful group of Sphynx kittens swarmed their owner's bed, creating an adorable obstacle to house chores. The bald cat gang will soon be disbanded when the kittens go to their new homes, so they might as well cause a little group mischief now.

Jon Stewart is giddily angry about Donald Trump's word vomit — Donald Trump's going-away gift to Jon Stewart is Donald Trump. With only about a month left in The Daily Show hosting chair, Stewart is basking in Trump's 2016 presidential run. As Stewart points out, Trump has provided an endless supply of gold-plated word vomit for the comedian to poke fun at for years.

Burglary suspect cries when judge reveals they were middle school classmates — Decades after attending middle school in Miami Beach, Florida, two classmates ended up on different sides of the law. In a Miami-Dade bond court earlier this week, Judge Mindy Glazer realized that she recognized burglary suspect Arthur Booth from their school days at Nautilus Middle School.

9-year-old girl successfully petitions to join 'boys only' robotics program — Nine-year-old Cash Cayen is fighting sexism with the power of the Internet behind her. When Timmins Public Library in Ontario, Canada, denied the girl a spot in a robotics program advertised as "boys only," she and her mom started a petition.

The Internet's gut-wrenching reactions to the 'Game of Thrones' finale — The Game of Thrones Season 5 finale gutted fans - and Jon Snow, literally. Yes, Stannis Baratheon met the wrath of Brienne of Tarth and Cersei Lannister continued her transformation into Claire Underwood with a new 'do, but it was the apparent death of Jon Snow in the show's final minutes that left viewers shocked, hurt and heartbroken.
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Jul 03, 2015

@voatco Can you connect by email for a story? annie [at] mashable . com. Gracias!

Jul 03, 2015

@colbyreade To invade our nightmares and ruin our lives, I assume.

Jul 03, 2015

@anne_theriault Ahoy hoy...can you send me an email about your excellent live-tweeting of this date? annie [at] mashable . com.

Jul 02, 2015

Pants should come with a tag specifying maximum comfort time.

Jul 02, 2015

RT @mattpetronzio: After playing Maria on Sesame Street for 44 years, breaking gender & racial barriers, Sonia Manzano is retiring http://t…

Jun 30, 2015

A public apology to @jleeson21, @LordThuggington and @chelseabot for the words that come out of my face while playing arcade games.

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