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Weird Wide Web: Dogs on holidays, a lovable troll and Kim Kardashian's giant rear end

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

WELCOME TO THE Weird Wide Web – where we take a look at the week’s best offerings in tech and social media news.

Dog holiday website of the week

So, there’s an Airbnb for dogs according to Business Insider. Before you start with the eye-rolling, give it a chance. Similar to the human version, ‘Dogvacay’ offers low price accommodation for your pooch while you’re away. It means you don’t have to leave them in a kennel – we’ve all heard the horror stories – and they get a little holiday of their own at another dog lover’s home.

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Troll of the week

We’re normally not big fans of trolls but this one gave us a good laugh. Josh Lowensohen’s account of how he used Apple’s Airdrop to troll people on public transport with a photo of a sloth astronaut is too charming to be mad about.

Attempt to break the Internet of the week

So, Kim Kardashian basically tried to break the internet this week with her massive bum. It did get a lot of attention but Kim’s giant rear end was actually upstaged by the Philae robot probe which successfully landed on a comet and started transmitting data back to European scientists. Better luck next time, Kim.

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Convenient game of the week

If you’re the kind of person who is too lazy to unlock your phone and into an app in order to play a game, Overglide is right down your alley. It allows you to play a simple Flappy Bird-esque game in your notification centre, Gizmodo reports.

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Amazing health device of the week

The rHealth can diagnose hundreds of diseases with just one drop of your blood, according to Wired. The goal of the people behind it is to create a universal, Star Trek-inspired medical diagnostic tool. We could get behind that…

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