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The Internet’s Top Five Stories This Week

Impact
Aug 11, 2017

The Internet’s Top Five Stories This Week

Every week we search the internet to bring you the best headlines—all in one place.

Trump’s First Six Months In Office a “Success” 

This past Sunday, Trump made sure to take a break from his “work vacation” to Tweet about how the success of his first six months is being overlooked in the Fake News. His exact words were, “The Fake News refuses to report the success of the first 6 months: S.C., surging economy & jobs, border & military security,ISIS & MS-13 etc.”. How accurate are his claims? CNN decided to fully vet and rate each of Trumps “accomplishments”.

Via CNN

The Dark Side of Competitive Tickling

David Farrier’s film Tickled starts out as a fun ride through the unusual world of competitive tickling, but quickly takes a dark turn when homophobia, cyber-bullying, and lawsuits are shown to run rampant throughout the tickling world. Competitive tickling is a multi-million dollar industry, and not without many skeletons in its closet.

Via Dazed

 

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Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! Trailer

Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream director Darren Aronofsky returns with another star-studded psychological thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence. The trailer perfectly highlights this creepy film with music that incites deep-rooted anxiety and visuals that make you wonder what is real. This next installment in the Aronofsky film dynasty will surely not disappoint.

Via Vice

Björk Sits Down for an Unorthodox Interview 

Just after confirming her new album, Björk sat down with Dazed Magazine for an unprecedented interview. Musicians and other artists were able to ask Björk a myriad of questions in an uncensored artist to artist way.  Björk dropped major wisdom bombs throughout the interview too: “If we get too neurotic or involved in craziness, our moon shoots off its orbit into space. Does that make sense?”

Via Noisey 

‘W Magazine’ Tests out Augmented Reality with New Cover 

In partnership with The MillW Magazine makes their first AR cover with Katy Perry. In order to make this possible W Magazine had to first make a companion app called Beyond for iOS and Android. Once downloaded, you can point your camera at various parts of the magazine in order to unlock their full effects. Fashion has been pushing towards more interactive experiences and this is a big step for an industry-wide AR acceptance.

Via Engadget