ICYMI: Pajamacare Is The New Obamacare

Viral stories you may have missed this week.

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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 latest Obamacare meme: Everything you need to know about “Pajama Boy,” the bespectacled, red-pajama-wearing guy in the new Organizing for Action ad. (Washington Examiner)

A tech investor has proposed splitting up California into six states, so a political science professor has calculated which ones Barack Obama and Mitt Romney would have won in 2012. (The Huffington Post)

Drink to this: “Some scientists argue that it wasn’t bread that motivated our ancestors to start grain farming. It was beer.” (Nautilus)

Here’s a profile of a designer who takes cat furniture seriously so you don’t have to. (New York Times)

Some people hoard Mallomars, others hoard 60-watt light bulbs. (USA Today)

Good news for people who wear leggings as pants: There’s a pair made out of 24-karat gold that claims to reduce cellulite. (ABC News)

Kanye West is enjoying this ice cream cone just fine, but we heard he’d do anything for a Klondike. (The Daily Mail)

This website of Christmas-themed GIFs is designed for people who spend way too much time on the Internet. (The Daily Dot)

…And who are probably the same people trolling Dogemarket, a Reddit thread for users who have much Bitcoin. (The Verge)

YouTube comedy channel Jib Jab sums up 2013 to the tune of “Give My Regards to Broadway.” (Neatorama)