This week's most popular Diggs: a VIP box for Sarkozy, weird is the new normal
Tuesday 17 November 2009
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on November 17.
1. Jon Stewart Catches Hannity Using Fake Rally Footage - A video hosted on mediamatters.org where the host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart makes fun of Fox's news coverage of the Republican-led Bachmann rally protesting the public health care initiative.
2. Not an insult: Weird? - A comic hosted on imgur.com showing why everyone is a little bit weird - and that's normal.
3. So then rape is like picking a lock? - A quote hosted on bash.org that compares the differences between men and women having lots of sex to a key that is used to open lots of locks and a lock that can be opened by lots of keys.
4. Women are equal to men in every way - A cartoon hosted on wetherobots.com that suggests that while women and men may be equal on some issues, their ideas about sex are often very different.
5. We will be treating this with the utmost confidentiality - A series of official-looking letters designed to look as though they come from the Department of Diplomatic Affairs in Ireland and the Consulate General in France hosted on imgur.com. The letters show French President Nicolas Sarkozy requesting a private box at the World Cup play-off match between France and Ireland only to be asked if he wanted a 30cm box or a 60cm box to stand on whilst he watched the game.
UK's biggest male rape charity Survivors UK has state funding slashed to zero despite 120% rise in men reporting sexual violence and seeking help
Priest warns pupils the 'Charlie Charlie Challenge' is 'demonic activity'
Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition 'to expose true nature of Islamic State'
University league tables: Best universities for teaching standards rank Oxford, Cambridge and Coventry among top 20
Tinder and Grindr dating apps blamed for surge in cases of HIV, syphilis and other STDs
- 2 'Don't blame all men for rape' campaign backfires spectacularly
- 3 Puerto Rico, island of lost dreams: People are leaving the debt-hit territory in droves as near neighbour Cuba's star rises
- 4 Charlie Charlie Challenge explained: it's not a Mexican demon being summoned — it's gravity
- 5 Paracetamol Challenge: Mother of girl killed by overdose pleads with teenagers to ignore 'craze'
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