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Viral world: what caught fire on the internet this week

Ryan Gosling refuses to eat his cereal, an American hero gets the auto-tune treatment and a dog dances

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OUR weekly round-up of the crème de le crème of the web – from memes to videos to blogs. Readers with suggestions for next week's round-up should contact Dina Rickman at The Week.

RYAN WON'T EAT HIS CEREAL Ryan Gosling has gone from internet "heart throb to food snob" after Scottish director Ryan McHenry created a series of vines where he appears to refuse to eat cereal. For more of the strange craze which has delighted the internet, see Jezebel.

DOG DAYS What's the one thing more fun than a dog? A dog that dances - as demonstrated by this video of pooch Harley dancing to Eminem's Shake That:

METEOR SPECTACULAR The moment a spectacular meteor formed from the debris of Halley's Comet streaked across the sky in England and Wales this week went viral after being captured on video.

THE STRAIGHT CHOICE“Sometimes asking the right question can be more important than anything you tell someone,” Travis Nuckolls and Chris Baker say of this video. The pair took to a small town in Colorado Springs, Colorado to ask residents: “When did you choose to be straight?”

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