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Trending: 'Naked' Ice Bucket Challenge, Muppets and #IfTheyGunnedMeDown

While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped… Here's what's trending today.

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown

Tear gas and rubber bullets force protestors out of Ferguson, Missouri as demonstrations intensify over the killing of an unarmed 18-year-old.

Millions have taken to Twitter following the incident using #IfTheyGunnedMeDown, asking the question "If they gunned me down which picture would the news use?"

It's a powerful look at the way the media depicts black victims of violent crimes.

Full story: http://bit.ly/1owXFuJ

Muppets take on the Beastie Boys

The Internet is a land of endless creativity… This newest viral mashup was inevitable.

The Muppets take on the Beastie Boys in the newest viral sensation. Chef, Animal, and Beeker are dubbed singing the iconic song "So What'cha Want" in a revamped music video.

The original footage from 1980 is a sketch in which the Muppet trio sings "Danny Boy."

The #NakedIceBucketChallenge

Drew Brees sees your Ice Bucket Challenge and one-ups you to the Naked Ice Bucket Challenge… or at least nearly naked.

Brees, along with the rest of the Saints quarterbacks, underwent a friendly competition after being challenged to the "Naked" Ice Bucket Challenge by former Saint Steve Gleason.

Governor Bobby Jindal and the New Orleans Saints quarterbacks are the latest familiar faces in New Orleans to take the viral challenge, raising money for the national ALS Association.

Story: http://bit.ly/Vm2tX3

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