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Writer. Digital news editor for The Columbus Dispatch and http://t.co/PixxbRZQ. Former farmgirl. Big-time scuba diver.

National Cat Day: Celebrate with these viral YouTube videos

dispatch.com — It's National Cat Day. Sorry, dogs. National Cat Day is an unofficial holiday to recognize furry felines everywhere. The website set up to honor the day recommends celebrating by buying your cat a new toy or treat, offering extra cuddles (if your cats like that sort of thing) and donating to a local animal shelter.

All Abuzz: Supreme Court justices replaced with dogs in comedy sketch

dispatch.com — Do you think Supreme Court arguments sound boring? You might think twice after watching a viral video, released this week, that portrays the Supreme Court justices as dogs. On Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, which aired Sunday on HBO, Oliver talked about the U. S.

All Abuzz: BBC’s ‘God Only Knows’ remake features dozens of famous artists

dispatch.com — BBC released a remake of the Beach Boys' God Only Knows yesterday and nearly a million people have already watched it on YouTube. The video is also trending on Facebook today. The remake features 27 well-known artists as "The Impossible Orchestra," including Elton John, One Direction, Pharrell Williams, Lorde and Stevie Wonder.

All Abuzz: Miss Ohio’s ventriloquist act causes a stir

dispatch.com — Twitter users were hard on Miss Ohio last night. People criticized her dress. They made fun of her talent routine -- a ventriloquism act. But MacKenzie Bart had the last laugh. She won the talent competition with her ventriloquist act, which featured a puppet named Roxy that looked a lot like Dolly Parton.

All Abuzz: Facebook wants you to click here for change

dispatch.com — You might be surprised to learn what Facebook is doing to your news feed. The social-media giant announced this week that it is cracking down on "click-baiting headlines." If you're a Facebook user, you've seen them. They're the headlines that promise big payoffs if you click on them.

All Abuzz: Actor Michael Cera pokes fun of Longaberger building

dispatch.com — Actor Michael Cera and David Letterman had some fun Tuesday night at the expense of the Longaberger headquarters. Cera was talking on The Late Show with David Letterman about a road trip he took with his new girlfriend to Chicago.

Facebook cracks down on ‘click-baiting’

dispatch.com — You'll never believe what Facebook is doing to your news feed. The social media giant announced this week that it is cracking down on "click-baiting headlines." If you're on Facebook, you've seen them. They're the headlines that promise a big payoff if you click on the headline.

Dogs will converge on Metro Park for Saturday festival

dispatch.com — By: Kelly Lecker More than 80 vendors will be ready to pamper your dog at the Wag! festival Saturday. The yearly event at Prairie Oaks Metro Park in Hilliard draws thousands of dogs and their owners. Vendors show off the latest in dog merchandise, from collars to training sessions.

Who has the best ice-bucket challenge video? Websites rank them

dispatch.com — Facebook and Twitter feeds are full of videos of drenched friends and family as the ALS ice bucket challenges continue. Countless celebrities have joined the challenges with their own hilarious takes. But which ones are worth watching? More than a dozen news and celebrity websites have ranked the best (and sometimes the worst) ice bucket performances.

Discovery Channel angers viewers with another fake Shark Week documentary

dispatch.com — It's Shark Week, and for the second year in a row, the Discovery Channel is taking some heat for airing a fake documentary as the week's kick-off show. On the heels of last year's Megaladon shark (which was fake), Sunday's two-hour show featured Submarine Shark.
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Oct 30, 2014

Trick-or-treat starts soon in most communities. See when the ghosts and zombies will show up at your door. shar.es/10t312

Oct 30, 2014

The inventor of Operation was only paid $500 for the game. Now he needs money for an operation of his own. shar.es/10qF3J

Oct 29, 2014

@RandyLudlow Lies! Ok, well maybe he has munched on a foot or two.

Oct 29, 2014

Happy National Cat Day. I'm more of a dog person, but I have to admit cats make pretty great YouTube videos: shar.es/10rtrH

Oct 20, 2014

Wouldn't you love to have the perfect family moments shown in stock photos? @Liketheyknowus has fun with the idea. shar.es/1mDtCk

Oct 10, 2014

All Abuzz: ‘Dear Kitten’ sequel takes aim at the dog shar.es/1ms73a via

Oct 10, 2014

Microsoft CEO might have a better understanding of karma today: shar.es/1mqLM2 via

Oct 08, 2014

Warning: This BBC remake of 'God Only Knows' will be stuck in your head all day, but it's worth it: shar.es/1mWf7S



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