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Andy McDonald is a Viral Associate Editor at The Huffington Post. He's a comedy writer, Mega Man expert, Wisconsin native, and 10th level Andy.

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Miss Wallflower USA: The Pageant You Should Have Watched This Weekend

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 8:10 PM

Everyone saw the Miss America pageant this weekend and watched a lot of confident, outgoing young women show off their many talents. But you probably missed another important pageant: Miss Wallflower USA.

It's the pageant where shy, introverted young women say very little and avoid drawing too...

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That Awkward Moment When You Don't Know What Hummus Is

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 2:19 PM

Haven't we all been in this position?

You're having a great night until all of a sudden, your date finds out that you've never had hummus before. And since hummus is all the rage these days, and you don't want to appear to be unhip, you try to backtrack and...

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3-Year-Old Adorably Accuses Parents Of Taking Her Money

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 10:54 AM

Remember the days when you were 3 years old, flush with cash from all the investments you'd made in your first few years? You invested heavily in mobiles in year one. And in year two, you took a chance by putting all your money into plush carpeting, short accessible ottomans...

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What You Really Need To Know About The Apple Watch

(9) Comments | Posted September 13, 2014 | 10:12 AM

Are you always looking at your wrist and thinking, "Gosh, there are so many pictures I could be looking at or addresses I could be looking up right now"? And you don't want to have to reach ALL THE WAY DOWN into your pocket to grab your phone, which already...

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What If We All Decide To Call The Redskins Whatever We Want?

(6) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 2:55 PM

The Washington Redskins name has, for some reason, still not been changed. Team owner Dan Snyder simply refuses to change it and, in fact, believes "the name really means honor, respect." He wants his team called the Redskins, period.

But as the good people at...

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신체 절단의 상처를 유머로 극복한 14명의 사람들(사진)

(1) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 10:25 PM

팔과 다리를 잃은 사람들이 있다. 군인일 수도 있고, 운동선수일 수도 있다. 혹은 병이나 사고로 신체의 일부분을 잃은 사람도 있다. 하루 아침에 장애인이 된 그들은 이후의 삶을 어떻게 살아갈까?

여기서 소개하는 사람들 역시 저마다의 이유로 신체를 절단할 수밖에 없었다. 하지만 그들은 상처에 좌절하는 대신 유머를 선택했다. 자신의 의족을 컵 테이블로...

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What The British Really Think Of Americans

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 5:06 PM

It's no secret how the rest of the world generally views the average American. The standard go-to American stereotypes: overweight, loud and stupid.

But what about our close friends across the pond in Great Britain? They're such nice, intelligent people. Surely they can see through the stereotypes. Well,...

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These Back To School Fails Will Make You Glad You're Out Of School

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 1:55 PM

Failing isn't something you should have to worry about right when you head back into a new school year. And that makes these back to school FAILs even more horrendous.

That being said, why are so many kids performing physical daredevil feats in their classrooms? Whatever happened to the...

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These Photos Of 9/11 First Responders Will Break Your Heart But Make You Damn Proud

(15) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 8:43 AM

A version of this post was originally published on Sept. 11, 2013.

Very little needs to be said about the following photos of first responders on September 11th, 2001 and during the subsequent recovery efforts. The images speak for themselves. Some of these brave souls paid the ultimate price for...

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'Go Hard' By Quintino Helps Couples Struggling To Rave When The Mood Is Right

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 12:18 PM

Are you and your significant other struggling to rave when the mood is right for raving? Haven't quite found a DJ to fit your lifestyle? Well, Go Hard by Quintino may be the answer you've been looking for.

Side effects may include "peace, love, unity, and lots of energy."...

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10 British Insults Courtesy Of Our Friends Across The Pond

(22) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 1:10 PM

Insults always sound better, it seems, when there's an accent involved. And with an English accent, not only does one sound cooler delivering an insult, one sounds smarter, too. ​Courtesy of HuffPost UK, may we present 10 less explicit British insults that give a cool, smart impression.​ Find...

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14 People Who Lost Limbs But Not Their Sense Of Humor

(32) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 12:09 PM

For those of us who have never lost a limb, it's impossible to really understand the type of physical and emotional trauma it might inflict on a person. Those affected include soldiers, law enforcement, athletes, and everyday people who experienced some sort of disease or accident.

There's no doubt...

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15 Times Drunk People Totally Nailed It, Or At Least Thought They Did

(7) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 4:45 PM

There is no shortage of great ideas when you're drunk. Everything is totally reasonable, and you're 100 percent positive that your logic is sound. Until the next morning when you've had a chance to sober up and see the fruits of your drunken labor.

For these people, it all probably...

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Stephen Colbert Gets Back At Gwen Stefani, Mispronounces Her Name In 'Late Night' Intro

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 4:57 PM

It all started at this year's Emmys. When announcing "The Colbert Report" the winner during the Outstanding Variety Series category, presenter Gwen Stefani pronounced the show's title something to the effect of "The Colbore Report."

Shots had been fired. But this Colbore would not go down without...

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Cuando el mejor amigo de los ciervos... es un gato (VÍDEO)

(3) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 7:52 AM

¿Cómo sería una película protagonizada por Bambi y el gato Silvestre? A juzgar por este vídeo, sería una persecución... y Silvestre sería el perseguido.

Alégrate este primer jueves de septiembre con el encuentro entre una manada de ciervos y un gato y ríete con la insistencia de ambos por averiguar...

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This Canadian's Road Rage Is Adorably French

(5) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 12:04 PM

There aren't many things that will make you sound better when you're in the midst of a road rage-fueled tirade. Except perhaps a few beautifully pronounced French words.

This Canadian got up early to beat traffic, only to find that everyone else had the same idea. His rant includes...

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Herd Of Deer Encounters Strange New Creature Called 'Cat'

(137) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 12:00 PM

What happens when a small group of deer and a cat come in contact for the first time? We think it will go a little something like this...

From the journal of Captain Buck Bambi: "It's been three days since we left the forest, and we've come across a bizarre...
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'Everything Must Go' Pentagon Ad Spoofs Local Police Who Look Like They're Going Into Battle

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 11:47 AM

We've already seen why putting an abundance of military-grade equipment in the hands of local police officers isn't the best idea in the world, but how and why is all this extra weaponry being passed out like candy?

While President Obama looks into that, perhaps...

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Steve Carell And Stephen Colbert Perform 'The Obvious Song' Together At Second City In 1993

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 3:35 PM

Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert are funny on their own, but put them together and they're truly sublime. (This should come as a surprise to exactly zero people.) Here's further proof that these two are an incredible comedic powerhouse. In 1993, they were both part of a revue called "Take...

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History's Classiest Burns Are As Clever As They Are Insulting

(6) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 10:18 AM

For as long as humans have been on this Earth, human-ing it up, we've had no shortage of insults thrown back and forth at one another. But it's one thing just to insult someone with neanderthal-level vulgarity, and another thing entirely to use your wits and a little humor to,...

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