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Hello fellow web crawlers! Kira here. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr

Today’s top stories are about: one woman’s disturbing discovery in a can of green beans, the question of whether ‘Wicked’ and ‘Gladiator 2’ will become the new ‘Barbenheimer,’ the memeficiation of Kamala Harris’ potential presidential bid, and one TikToker’s advice for getting your security deposit back from your landlord. 

After that, Mikael’s got a ‘One Dumb Conspiracy‘ column for you. 

Until next time,

— K.D. 

⚡ Today in Internet Culture

‘They’re gonna lie to u when they test it’: Woman finds something unusual in can of green beans

“GIRL TEST IT YOURSELF,” one commenter advised


Will ‘Wicked’ and ‘Gladiator 2’ be this year’s ‘Barbenheimer’? The internet weighs in

Both potential blockbusters hit theaters on November 22, 2024.


K-Hive memes take over as Dems try to coconut-pill themselves into voting Harris for president

The memes come amid talk of replacing Biden.


‘Don’t move out of your apartment before doing this’: Woman says you need to do this to get your deposit back

A TikToker shared “what your landlord doesn’t want you to know” about getting your security deposit back


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🔍 One Dumb Conspiracy 

By Mikael Thalen
Staff Reporter

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Conspiracy theorists think Disney and Google bought the Bible

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🕸️ Crawling the Web

Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.

🗣️ A Florida abortion clinic escort is going viral for a TikTok showing how she dealt with Canadian anti-abortion protesters—by roasting them for getting roasted.

🍟 What’s inside McDonald’s 4 for $5 bag? People have mixed reactions about it

🐜 A doctor warned in a video with over 202,000 views not to use hotel room dressers because they can be infested with bed bugs.

👨 Why are the boys entering their “soft guy era?”

💼 In a video with 1.4 million views, content creator and self-identified Dana Incorporated employee called out the company for its alleged seven-day mandate and for not letting a high schooler have a day off work to graduate.

🚗 A woman says she her 2019 BMW X3 “ruined” her life. Now she’s issuing a warning to young, prospective buyers.

👮 From the Daily Dot archive: A background check company is secretly paying cops on TikTok to push its services.

📝 Question of the Day

Everyone’s got opinions, and we want to know yours. Just click a button below to answer the question, and tomorrow we will let you know how fellow web crawlers like you answered. 


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🤳 Today’s Viral Video

Dating in 2024 has come to literally tagging people

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