ICYMI: LeBron James’s Mask Is the Meme of the Week

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Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) gives instructions to teammates during an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in Miami, Feb. 27, 2014.

Every Friday we round up some stories you might have missed this week and publish them in one neat little post. Think of it as our gift to you, only it’s not really free because you’re repaying us in likes and shares. No…thank YOU.

The mask that LeBron James wore during the Miami Heat-New York Knicks game to cover up his broken nose inspired countless memes on Twitter Thursday night. Even his Miami Heat teammate Chris Bosh said he looked like Batman. (Mashable)

The other top meme this week: The shadow of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pointed finger gives German Chancellor Angela Merkel a mustache at a joint press conference in Jerusalem. (The Jerusalem Post)

Giving constructive criticism in another culture is a delicate dance. This table shows how people in different countries interpret common feedback differently. (Harvard Business Review)

The psychology of hoarding. (Nautilus)

Food for thought: A cake inspired by Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam on the Sistine Chapel ceiling. (The Telegraph)

People binge-watching “House of Carbs”: Meet Tumblr of House of Cards characters binge-eating carbs. (The Huffington Post)

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