This Week On The Inter Webz: We 💖 Intergenerational Meme
Plus: Your new Tinder bio, some weird toe pics, and an extremely haunted doll.
This Week: Grandparents and great-grandparents are stealin’ the show in these Chinese memes
No one’s out here covering Chinese internet culture better than BuzzFeed News UK’s Kassy Cho, and her recent post, Chinese Kids Are Getting Their Parents, Their Parents’ Parents, And Their Parents’ Parents’ Parents Involved In A Meme, is a v. wholesome treasure trove of videos that’ll make you wanna Skype your elders real quick.
Known as “Four generations under one roof,” this very 2k19 spin on celebrating multi-generational homes and filial piety is just one of countless meme challenges that are big in China — for more, you’ll def want to check out these glow-up videos and also this ice-eating challenge.
In Australia — Umm someone (possibly Kevin McCallister??)stuck needles pointy side up in train seats, and someone else ended up sitting on them!!
In Canada — Survivors of sexual assault, eating disorders, cancer, and more posed nude for this Toronto-based magazine’sawesome body issue.
In India — Need new ideas for your Tinder bio? Say no more fam, we got you with this quiz.
In the UK — A v. good Reddit thread wonders: how can British people be so proper and punk at the same time??
Fact: on any given day, anywhere around the world, there’s a high probability that you’re craving some McD’s. Depending on your exact location, your options might even include bubble tea, crispy chicken rice bowls, and a “McAloo Tikki.”Tantalized? Let BuzzFeed U.S. video producer Inga Lam take you on this delish journey ofMcDonald’s Around The World
, and salivate away.