Social Current: E. Coli, Magic, And Consequences Of Terror

What’s trending on the Internet today? We take a look, so you don’t miss what everyone’s talking about.


1. Twitter: What people are tweeting…

  • #BikeToWorkDay: Today is Bike To Work Day, which we bet more people are tweeting about than actually honoring.
  • #Tsarnaev: The Boston Bomber was formally sentenced to death by execution today. Speaking for the first time since the 2013 attack, Tsarnaev apologized to the victims and survivors.

2. Facebook: What people are sharing…

  • JK Rowling: Fantastical Harry Potter author has proven once more that her magical world is very much alive, revealing new backstory on why the Dursley’s hate Harry so much.

J.K. Rowling gives us all a gift for Dudley’s 35th birthday.

Posted by TIME on Tuesday, June 23, 2015


  • Escherichia Coli: Less formally known by its rapper name E. Coli, 14 bottled water brands have been recalled due to a potential contamination. Source: CNN

From our archives: Other reasons sticking to tap water is a good idea.

3. Reddit: What’s on the front page…

  • Not even 5000+ upvotes can mend the hurt in this bird’s eyes when his brother gets the almond he so longs for:

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  • Since 9/11, more in America have been killed by non-Muslim extremists than radical Muslims. Source: New York Times

From our archives: why terrorists don’t always fit a mold.

4. Youtube: What people are watching…

  • This mother rabbit shows a terrifying snake who’s boss in an epic fight to save her baby bunnies. (If you haven’t recently, go call your mom and thank her for never letting you get eaten by predators.)

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Jennifer Markert