Colbert Gets Chosen, The Principle, Pet Clones, Normcore

All the trends that have been trending online this week.

The announcement that Stephen Colbert has been chosen to succeed as host of CBS' Late Show drew gasps of delight from just about everyone online this week, despite the fact that almost no one watches late night TV anymore, and despite the fact that Colbert's character of the phony Republican is property of Comedy Central and definitely will not be making the move to CBS with the host.

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Lolla Lineup, Reddit Goes Nascar, Martin & Paltrow Uncouple

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Lead Teaser: The lineup for this year’s Lollapalooza festival was finally announced this year, but not before three-day passes for the event sold out. That’s right, people bought thee-day passes for the music festival before they even knew who was going to be playing,

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Inflationary Universe, Anarchy In Dallas, Detective Oswalt

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Science has been under attack a lot lately, so it's rare to see a science-related story in the news about something other than some TV-friendly science guy defending simple, easily demonstrated truths against attacks from people who willingly choose to believe patent untruths. But there was huge news in the science world this week, when it was announced that scientists had found physical traces of the Big Bang that conform to the "inflationary universe" theory.

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Koch's Cry, Letterman Retires, Cannon Offends, Saturn's Moon

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he Koch Brothers, those loveable billionaires who brought us the Tea Party, have been on the defensive lately. It seems the .001%ers feel that having wealth almost beyond measure isn't really making them happy. They need love too, but they'll get none from Harry Reid, who was not amused, or intimidated, by the billionaire brothers' latest political attack.

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California's "Erase Law" Lets Teens Whitewash Online History

Social media evidence of past indiscretions can be destroyed.

The perils of growing up with social media are becoming apparent as a generation of teenagers readies to enter the job market. All those "hilarious" pictures of you doing bucket tokes while undressing a girl who may or may not be awake that you innocently posted to Facebook years ago are still there, as permanent, cloud-backed-up evidence of the irresponsible idiot you used to be. That's the bad news.

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Princesses Need Rescuing, Obama Kills on Ferns, A Dog Eating

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Two Saudi Arabian Princesses have contacted the United Nations saying that they are being held captive by their father, King Abdullah. The mother of the Princesses, who is divorced from the King and lives in London, has also contacted the UN asking them to intervene.

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