“I’ve gotten hit up by people being like, ‘You know you really pulled me out of my daily struggle.’ I’m basically a hero.” Um, yeah basically. As long as having 3 million Instagram followers qualifies one as being heroic. (Which I obviously think it does. I mean, I’m here right?)

+ The South Sydney Rabbitohs went “from perpetual losers into the best rugby league team in the world.” Because Russell Crowe.

+ Can you tell whether a computer algorithm or a person wrote these news items?

+ Finalists from Smithsonian Magazine’s 2014 Photo Contest.

+ PSA: This season, HBO will air new episodes of Game of Thrones simultaneously worldwide in effort to keep spoilers from coming sooner than winter.