Find out which meme reigns supreme by watching the 17th Annual Webby Awards, available on demand May 22nd! The hilarious Patton Oswalt is hosting with appearances and hallmark 5-Word Speeches by Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Spacey, Grimes, and Webby Person of the Year, Frank Ocean. Plus, this year’s Lifetime Achievement honor goes to Steve Wilhite, the inventor of everyone’s favorite file-format, the GIF. Mark your calendars.
- North Dakota police have begun clearing out Standing Rock protester camps at the Dakota Access Pipeline site.
- Seven Earth-sized planets that could have water and possibly sustain life have been discovered orbiting a dwarf star, NASA announced today.
- The ACLU is suing the city of Milwaukee and its police for allegedly performing thousands of illegal stop-and-frisk searches that targeted minorities.
- #Peggygate: West Elm offers full refunds for the notoriously disintegrating Peggy Couch days after pulling it from its website and stores👏