Marco Rubio has a drinking problem and the Harlem Shake could be the new Gangnam Style
Last night's State of the Union address is brimming with zany take aways, the Harlem Shake has become an Internet sensation (your mom will ask you about it in a few weeks) and Kate Upton put her life on the line for the good of "sports journalism." Welcome to your online trends report for Feb. 13, 2013.
The State of the Union is kinda important and serious but the Internet is only concerned with President Obama's exploding fist bump and Marco Rubio's awkward water grab. What about the policy, the substance? The Internet ain't nobody got time for that.
The Harlem Shake -- a new genre of viral video -- is gaining steam online. It starts off with a single costumed person dancing solo in a public place and then the beat takes over and everyone joins in. Hundreds of variations -- from underwater to military to family style -- have flooded YouTube over the past few days.
Meanwhile, the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is out and supermodel Kate Upton has revealed her "body almost shut down" while shooting the cover in Antarctica. Sports Illustrated readers everywhere are thankful for her bravery.
Finally, a slew of February holidays and events are gaining our attention: Mardi Gras, Ash Wednesday, the Westminster Dog Show and Valentine's Day are all trending.
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