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This is What Happened When Millions of People Read My Article

Amy Morin | Posted 06.30.2015 | Books
Amy Morin

When my sister-in-law sent me a message that read, "I've seen your article in three different places today," the magnitude of the situation sank in. My article had gone viral.

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Confederate Flag Parade Ends With A Hilarious Bang

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.30.2015 | Crime

Bad luck, bad driving or just instant karma? Whatever the cause, a truck involved in a Confederate flag parade in Dalton, Georgia on Sunday rear-e...

'I Am HIV-Positive. Touch Me.'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.29.2015 | Impact

This man, named Janne, is HIV-positive; and he recently stood in a public space with his eyes closed and his arms outstretched with a sign asking peop...

Guy Wears High Heels For A Day, Says He 'Wants Death'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.26.2015 | Comedy

A man spent a day in a woman’s shoes -- and let’s just say, it didn’t go too well. Brandon Cohen of BroBible said he wanted to see for himse...

Guy's Whitney Houston Cover Will Give You Chills

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.25.2015 | Entertainment

One, two, three, cue jaws hitting floors. This guy’s karaoke singing chops have been stunning netizens across the Web this week. In the video ab...

Monday Matters: Pit Bull Puppies, The World's Most Adorable Newlyweds And A Flash Mob You'll Want To Join

Posted 06.22.2015 | Good News

Here at the HuffPost Partner Studio, we believe that Mondays should start off on the bright side. So we've partnered with Target to bring you our favo...

#JurassicZookeeper Is Our New Favorite Meme

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.18.2015 | Weird News

Zookeepers around the world are taking a (prehistoric) leaf out of Chris Pratt’s book, mimicking his “Jurassic World” character’s dinosaur-tam...

This Pet Dinosaur Is A Total Jerk

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.18.2015 | Comedy

Sure, Chris Pratt made it look (kind of) easy, but trust us, you definitely don’t want a pet dinosaur. Just ask this guy. YouTube channel “...

High Schoolers' Stellar Moves Will Make You Cheer

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.18.2015 | Teen

A trio of teens recently brought the house school down when they battled each other in an impromptu dance-off, impressing everyone gathered with their...

Watch These 230 Graduating Seniors Perfectly 'Shake It Off'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.17.2015 | Teen

“Being a nerd doesn’t mean you have glasses, braces and a pocket protector; it means that you have the focus and ambition to strive for perfection...

Hundreds Of Goats Invade Berkeley

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.15.2015 | Weird News

Drivers in Berkeley, California encountered an unusual traffic jam on Friday when the Berkeley Lab released hundreds of goats. "We utilize goats at...

Avalanche Bunny Is Your New Hero

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.14.2015 | Weird News

Call it a hare-raising experience. A white rabbit was caught on video picking the worst possible moment to make a run for it -- just as an avalanc...

Aunt Finds Out Her Sister Is Having Twins, Completely Loses It

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Parents

Sometimes, when life throws you a wonderful curveball, you can’t help but totally freak out. Take the example of this thrilled aunt, who had no ...

This Guy Will Hypnotize You With His Dance Routine

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment

YouTuber Matt Bray filmed himself performing the same dance routine in 100 different places. The resultant video is utterly transfixing. ...

Monday Matters: An Epic Elephant Rescue, A Brooklyn Wedding Goes Viral And Baltimore Schools Fight Hunger

Posted 06.08.2015 | Good News

Mondays: can’t live with them, could probably stand to live without ’em … if we’re being honest. Here at the HuffPost Partner Studio, we’...

FINALLY! A Knife That Toasts Bread As It Slices

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.08.2015 | Weird News

If you want some toast and don't want to wait, here's the knife you need -- because this invention can not only slice bread, it can toast it at the sa...

Card Starts Viral Movement of Kindness

Global Yodel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Good News
Global Yodel

The act of doing a good deed for someone else makes oneself feel as good as (if not better than) the recipient. We aren't talking about paying someone's student loans off or remodeling someone's house.

The Anatomy of a Hit: What It Really Takes to Go Viral

Michael D. Simmons | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Michael D. Simmons

Making anything go viral is more science than art. That's what Jonah Berger, UPENN researcher and author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On, has found. "Many people assume that for something to go viral you must be lucky. There is a science.

Get Ready To Giggle. Baby's Laugh Will Leave You In Stitches | Ree Hines | Posted 05.26.2015 | Parents
Read More: Viral, Parents News

Comedy may be subjective, but as far as one baby is concerned, there's simply nothing funnier than the seeing a catalog ripped to shreds. ...

Now Everyone Is Trying To Summon A Mexican Demon

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.26.2015 | Weird News

Got a couple of pencils? Then you, too, can try to summon a Mexican demon, freak out your friends and post your own #CharlieCharlieChallenge on social...

Remarkably Buff Kangaroo Moves Into Australian Suburb

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.25.2015 | Weird News

An unusually buff kangaroo has made a suburb of Brisbane, Australia, his new home, and he's reportedly been intimidating and astounding his human neig...

Extraordinary Elephant Selfie Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.25.2015 | Weird News

Man encounters elephant, elephant takes a selfie. That’s what 22-year-old Christian LeBlanc says happened to him while he was traveling with his...

Man's Tender Surprise For His Wife On Their 57th Anniversary Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.22.2015 | Weddings

The sweet story of an elderly man’s tuxedoed surprise for his wife on their 57th anniversary has spread like wildfire on the Interwebs this week as ...

How Does How-Old.Net Work?

Quora | Posted 05.12.2015 | Technology

Back to the main topic, I want to answer this question in two parts. First part I will talk about how to quickly implement the exact same capabilities in any app. In the second part, I will go a bit deeper to describe the technology itself.

Blue and Black or White and Gold? A Neuroscientist Tackles the Viral Dress Phenomenon

Quora | Posted 05.11.2015 | Science

This illusion is pretty fascinating. It might actually point the way to a new discovery. The color constancy effect has been known for a long time, and there are many illusions around that show (to the same viewer) how a colored surface can appear to be one hue or another depending on the circumstances.