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IVAN VASILIEVICH SUCCUMBS TO DEPRESSION

A couple of years ago Ivan Vasilievich (Ivan the Terrible) memes became popular in Russian internet. Such meme is created by combining a picture of the infamous Tsar as played by Yuri Yakovlev in the Leonid Gaidai classic comedy Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future and adding a line that rhymes with the movie’s original title in Russian Ivan Vasilievich Menyayet Professiyu || Ivan Vasilievich Changes His Occupation.

IVAN VASILIEVICH SOLVES A (GEOMETRIC) PROGRESSION

The meme quality goes up if, instead of using a screencap, you paste the Tsar’s figure on some random but appropriate photo.

IVAN VASILIEVICH DISAPPROVES OF REPRESSIONS

Doesn’t even have to be the full figure, even Ivan Vasilievich’s head alone will do!

IVAN VASILIEVICH ENGAGES IN AGGRESSION

IVAN VASILIEVICH GOES THROUGH THE EXAM SESSION

IVAN VASILIEVICH PLAYS THE HARDCORE VERSION

IVAN VASILIEVICH ATTACKS THE PERSIANS

I dunno, lol, just felt like sharing this information with you.

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How to see the Leonid meteor showers this weekend

According to EarthSky, the Leonids will peak sometime after midnight Thursday. “In 2016, the Leonids are expected to fall most abundantly before dawn November 17, though under the bright light of waning gibbous moon,” according EarthSky. Meteors will still be visible up until Monday — but don’t get too excited this time around.

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