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Allanah Faherty

In case you didn't know, The Hunger Games was released in March 2012 - that's over two years ago, you guys!

A lot has happened in that time, including the release of an amazing sequel, but don't just take my word for it, check it out for yourself!


People couldn't stop crushing candy - April 2012

The Candy Crush Saga was unleashed, stifling productivity all over the world...


The internet raised $700,000 for a bus monitor - July 2012

A fundraising campaign was started after a YouTube video of elderly bus monitor Karen Klein being bullied went viral. While the initial goal was to fund a vacation for Karen, the internet had other ideas and contributed over $700,000!


The Curiosity Rover tweeted from Mars - August 2012

The Curiosity Rover touched down on Mars and as a true product of its time, it had to tell all its Twitter followers about it. What a show off.


The SPICE GIRLS reunited - August 2012

Thank you London Olympics, thank you.


Man travelled faster than the speed of sound - October 2012

Crazy Austrian, Felix Baumgartner set a world record for skydiving 24 miles! On his descent he became the first human to travel faster than the speed of sound.


Colorado and Washington got the munchies - November 2012

In the 2012 election President Obama was re-elected and Washington and Colorado became the first two states to legalise the sale of marijuana.


A YouTube video got more than 1 billion views - December 2012

The world went mad over the Korean pop song Gangnam Style by Psy, making it the first video on YouTube to be viewed over one billion times, it has since reached over two billion views...Why?!


A well-dressed monkey shopped at IKEA - December 2012

A monkey shopping in IKEA dressed in a shearling coat captured our hearts and minds.


Someone unplugged the extension cord at the Superbowl - February 2013

A 22 minute power outage left Superbowl viewers in the dark (see what I did there?) and confused after someone switched off the lights.

Aside from the power outage, there's another thing the 2013 Superbowl will be remembered for...


DESTINY'S CHILD reunited - February 2013

And everyone felt just a little bad for poor Michelle


Jennifer Lawrence was adorably clumsy - February 2013

Oh Jen...


But also won Oscar - February 2013

Hell yeah girl!


A news channel made a tasteless joke - July 2013

Someone definitely got fired for this bad taste joke following an Asiana Airlines crash.


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was generally amazing - November 2013

Those flaming costumes...So good.


The 'Selfie' craze hit boiling point - November 2013

'Selfie' was the Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The Year for 2013. We should all feel bad.


Paul Walker tragically passed away - November 2013

The Fast and the Furious star sadly died when the car he was in lost control and crashed. RIP, Paul.


The Winter Olympics were held - February 2014

The world turned its attention to Sochi, Russia, its weird double toilets and the poor little snowflake who couldn't.


The world cried over The Fault in Our Stars - June 2014

Okay? Okay.

Yeah, I'm still crying.


Is it just my memory or did you not remember any of that stuff until you read it either?! Man, time flies!


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