A Mustard Minute: 14 November 2014
Got a minute? Take a seat & we’ll fill you in on some of this week’s most popular viral news and views…
- While Kim Kardashian’s ass was set to supposedly #breaktheinternet, something cool actually happened, like Rosetta’s probe landing on a comet directed by scientists who had to communicate navigation to the craft 30 minutes ahead due to radio signal delays. Just sayin’.
Photo: Comet face. Source: ESA via smh.com.au
- It seems we can’t escape Ms Kardashian though (sorry). The internet-breaking celebrity receives US$43 million for her Candy Crush-esque mobile game.
Image Source: GLU via mashable.com
- Yahoo acquires BrightRoll, an advertising platform for online video, for US$640 million.
Image Source: businessinsider.com.au
- The UK Daily Mail leads with a story lamenting the lack of quality sandwich makers in Britain. And#sandwichgate is born…
Image Source: Twitter
- Life-size Katniss Everdeen cake takes Hunger Games puns too far…
Image Source: happyplace.seomeecards.com
- Apple might want you to stop buying FitBits from their stores because – hey…nice Apple Watch.
Image Source: Apple via mashable.com
- Meanwhile, Microsoft jumps on the Instagram wagon & hires a photographer to travel the world documenting stories about people who use Microsoft in their work.
Image Source: Instagram
- A man wastes close to $94,000 on 99 iPhones to propose to his one true love, only to experience weak reception
Image Source: thenanfang.com
- Netflix is adapting Lemony Snicket’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’.
Image Source: Harper Collins via hollywoodreporter.com
- And Adult Swim’s Too Many Cooks 90s sitcom parody becomes an instant viral sensation. Warning: Crazy escalates quickly.