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Weird Wide Web: Atoms, bad dancing and a very odd shower scene

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.

Insight of the week

One YouTube user has created a poignant video of common Google searches that reveals the fears and hopes of users across the world. Marius B’s video shows that, thoughout the years, concerns about sex, loneliness and pregnancy remain.

Uploaded by Marius B.

Jaw-dropper of the week

This? Oh, it’s just a short film showing the manipulation of individual atoms, magnified over 100 million times, for your entertainment. No biggie.


Challenge of the week

The creator of Minecraft has produced an awesome/frustrating new Unity-based browser game that will leave you wishing your touch-typing skills were up to more.

Drop challenges you…

Death throes of the week

Gangham style is finally, incontrovertibly dead. Thanks Samsung!

Uploaded by officialfilmsofindia

Shower scene of the week

Robert Scoble recently vowed to keep his Google Glass headset on at all times in his quest to test-drive the technology – aside from when he let curious people try it out.

He wasn’t joking, as this picture proves.

We doubt many people will ask to borrow it now.

Image: plus.google.com

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