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  • Meet Sophie, the cutest white belt, martial arts student you’ll ever see and the youngest member of the Leeds Taekwondo & Premier Martial Arts Center in England.

    A video of the 3-year-old reciting the student creed at her tae kwon do class has gone viral — and has also melted our hearts.
    Don’t let this pint-size pupil fool you. She may be the youngest in her class, but she could probably take you in a fight.

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  • An Australian sign language interpreter has taken social media by storm — while covering one that battered Queensland.
    While Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk gave an update on Cyclone Marcia, social media began to take notice of her sign language interpreter — some saying he stole show, along with our hearts.
    The interpreter, Mark Cave, has been dubbed #SignGuy on Twitter, and viewers have fallen in love with his larger-than-life, animated expressions.
    “Early days but I declare the sign language translator at today’s press conference the star of TC Marcia. #TCMarcia,” tweeted @CookerandLooker.
    Another person, @czhedgehog, tweeted, “#signguy doing a GREAT JOB at press conf - #disability matters , thank you. #TCMarcia”

    @JBPooket tweeted, “This guy is magic #signguy #TCMarcia”
    As for Cave, he’s not a big fan of his new found Internet fame.

    “I’m sort of a private person. I’d rather not be in the spotlight, but I know this is such an important thing to do, and I feel confident I can do a

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  • If you love a good prank, let us introduce you to the Teddy Bear Scare.

    It’s pretty self-explanatory: A man in a teddy bear costume scares unsuspecting bystanders.

    One man, wearing a teddy bear costume, sits motionless on a chair as his accomplice asks people walking down the street if they want to have their picture taken with a giant stuffed bear. Just before the picture is taken, the man in the bear costume makes his move to scare the innocent victim.

    Two pranksters pulled this epic stunt in Venice Beach, Calif., and as you can imagine, the reactions were pretty priceless.

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  • Selfies and proposal videos are two things you might have seen a little too much of on the Web. But what about a selfie-proposal combo? That’s exactly what one boyfriend pulled off in a video going viral this week.  He pretended to take a selfie with his unsuspecting girlfriend, and then.… He popped the question, saying ,"Lisa May, will you marry me?" She responds with "Oh my God! Yeah! Are you serious right now? Is this for real? Oh my God! Oh my God! Yeah! Yeah!" So it’s safe to say that’s a solid “YES.”
    The video was originally posted to YouTube, but it gained major traction thanks to a reddit post by the groom-to-be's friend that reached the front page! Many commenters wrote that the video made them teary-eyed. Watch it and you might have the same reaction!

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  • It’s safe to say that Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson’s hit “Uptown Funk” is to 2015 what Pharrell’s “Happy” was to 2014. You can’t get it out of you head, and countless parodies are popping up all over the Web. And this might be one of our favorites. It comes from California mom of two Deva Dalporto, who put a suburban spin on the catchy tune. The video stars Dalporto and fellow residents of a California suburb, who can be seen making everyday routine tasks looks fabulous. They are taking out the trash, buying in bulk, and cruising the town in a minivan. Some of the fun lyrics include “gardening, grilling, living it up outside the city.”

    The video was posted to Dalporto’s super-popular YouTube page, My Life Suckers. And with more than 600,000 views so far, it’s obvious a lot of moms and dads can relate to the “Suburban Funk”! One commenter wrote, “I like this better than the original.”

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