With 2016 winding to a close, Twitter released its annual list, called "#ThisHappened in 2016," of the top tweets, topics and hashtags for the year yesterday, and it may be somewhat predictable.

Top Three Tweets:

A Spanish gamer tweeting about lemonade:

Harry Styles using a Taylor Swift song lyric to celebrate his birthday:

Hillary Clinton's inspirational concession tweet:

The top 10 global trends covered a range of topics including the Rio Olympic Games, Election 2016, Pokemon Go, Brexit, Black Lives Matter, Trump and Game of Thrones.


Amazon has released a new video showing off its new “Amazon Go” grocery stores, which feature a revolutionary innovation: “Just walk out technology.”

Essentially, an app on your phone automatically tracks what you put into your bag, and charges your Amazon account when you walk out the door.

It may sound futuristic, but Amazon is actually planning on opening the first one next year in Seattle with plans to build as many as 2,000 in the next 10 years.

The future is now. Discuss

Google Chrome is joining the fight against fake news. Already, Facebook and Chome's creator Google have taken steps against fake or misleading news companies by limiting their access to ad networks.

Now Chrome has an extension that can warn you when you're on a site that shares fake news, like all that "news" your one uncle shares on Facebook all the time.

The extnsion uses pop-up banners a lot like anti-virus software does. The list includes sites like and InfoWars and ClickHole—and most notably Breitbart, the site founded by newly appoint presidential advisor (to president-elect Donald Trump) Stephen K. Bannon.

You can download the "Fake News Alert" Chrome Extension here. Discuss

A father and son team have created one of the weirdest and most fun Instagram feeds you’ll see today. The concept is pretty simple: 6-year-old Dom draws random objects—mostly animals—and his dad uses Photoshop to turn them into reality.

They are a combination of hilarious and terrifying.

You can follow along with the fun over


YouTube personality TechRax decided to perform a “drop test” with his brand new iPhone 7—throwing it off of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

This is probably not necessary to say, but throwing anything off the 148th floor of a building is a terrible idea, so never do it.

Sadly, we may never know what happened. The iPhone was either obliterated or lost, because it was never found. Discuss

Yesterday, Apple unveiled its “new” iPhone 7, announcing a bunch of “cool” features like a longer battery life, a “better” camera, faster processing and “water resistance.” But, in an effort to prove that they haven’t run out of ideas, they also showed off a feature that almost immediately became the internet’s biggest joke: $159 wireless earbuds (now called “AirPods” because they can’t really call them “AirBuds,” now can they?).

It’s the feature that no one asked for, but we’re all getting because the new iPhones don’t have headphone jacks.

Twitter was displeased by the development, but on the bright side, at least they made for some good jokes. Here are some of our favorites.

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