Fat Tuesday is here, the North Korea is a buzzkill and the pope is more popular than ever
The Internet is still reeling from news of the Pope's resignation (it's like Bieber was retiring or something), North Korea is really killing the Madri Gras mood with another nuclear test and the Westminster Dog Show is poised to name its best in show. Welcome to your online trends report for Feb. 12, 2013.
More news is trickling out about Pope Benedict with details that he's not suffering from specific a health aliment. Other Pope news include fascination with a AFP photo where lighting appears to strike the Vatican and just who is going to replace Benedict. The archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, is one of the few Americans on the short list. His chances are slim, but unlike Benedict he does not look like a villain form Scooby Doo so he has that going for him.
Meanwhile, independent sources have confirmed that North Korea has successfully carried out its third nuclear test, putting the United States and its Asian allies again on edge. The test is sure to factor into President Obama's State of the Union address tonight, although economic issues are still likely to dominate the speech.
Finally in happier Internet news, today marks the beginning of baseball's spring training and the end of both Mardi Gras and the Westminster Dog Show. Plus Valentine's Day is just days away. Puppies! King Cake! Baseball! Commercialized Love! You've forgotten all all about North Korea already, haven't you?
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