In the news: Lava and lightning and rage shot out of a volcano in Chile. And in Baltimore, protests over the deeply suspicious death of Freddie Gray while in police custody.
In sports: Flips and tumbles and precarious landings on very narrow beams—all this and more at the Euros 2015 gymnastics championship. John Cena dropkicked his birthday. And even though it was trending a few weeks ago, we still haven’t figured out how Champions League scoring works.
In lit: Dominic Sherwood was cast as Love Interest #1/Hero in the TV adaptation of the The Mortal Instruments series. And Shakespeare turned 451 today sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
In snemes: “Snail meme” was trending. Good job sneople (snail people). Better luck next time, sneople (snake people).
In tech: A bunch of Internet people met up at the Shorty Awards and made crossover content. Also, every outfit, accessory, and hairdo in My Idol was an in-app purchase and you just spent $40,000.
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