Don't want to follow the news? Bluff it.
Here are five things to pretend to know this Wednesday.
Dream come true?
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech. US president Barrack Obama will address crowds later from the steps of the Washington Memorial, the same spot where Dr King made his famous speech.
Facebook has handed over the details of Irish user's accounts on 34 different occasions so far this year. The Irish Independent reports that in all cases the Facebook users were suspected of being engaged in some form of criminality. So unless you're doing a spot of people trafficking or drug smuggling, the Guards probably won't find out who's profile you regularly creep on.
Babbage the bear devil
Ausitrian Felix Baumgartner's record skydive seems unlikely to be beaten by any person. However, Babbage the teddy bear has surpassed Baumgertner's mark by jumping from a height 39,000 metres. Babbage's descent was captured on a camera fitted to the shoulder of the soft toy.
Putin far from gay about painting
A painting featuring Russian president Vladimir Putin in his underwear has been taken off display by Russian police. The painting features Putin brushing the hair of prime minister Dmitry Medvedev . The appearance of the satirical painting comes as Russia introduces new laws designed to ban "gay propaganda".
Would one like to twerk?
Twerking is officially a word after having been added to the Oxford English dictionary. It is one of a raft of new words to be added to the dictionary, including 'selfie' and 'vom'. Campus is off to take a vom inducing selfie of himself twerking.