The week's best of the internet

The best images, videos, and memes to emerge from the great digital playground — from doge celebrating the 5th of November to Rob Ford's promising football career

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1. Eric Cantor smiling at children

The Atlantic Wire has a nice photo roundup of the House Majority Leader doing what he does best: Making life miserable for John Boehner. Ha ha, no. Just kidding. (Although that would be great.) It's a bunch of photos of Cantor awkwardly smiling at children. For example:

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3. Here is a Vine of Lebron James dancing to One Direction

Related: I think I like One Direction now.

4. Jim Lee's old rejection letters

Jim Lee, the current co-publisher of DC Entertainment, is unequivocally one of the best comic book artists and writers of all time. It wasn't always that way, though. Recently, while digging through some old files, Lee unearthed a pile of old rejection letters from when he was a scrappy young artist, and posted them to Instagram. It's a cool lesson — that hard work and perseverance can pay off — but some of these letters are pretty brutal. (via Angry Asian Man)

5. College students awkwardly posing for photos

Reason #5,637 you should never let your kids go raving. (via Gawker)

6. Still the best Rob Ford GIF

Toronto's crack-smoking mayor #blessed the internet with his hilarious, blustery presence this week by, well, admitting that he smoked crack. Here he is losing his temper and thumping on his chest for some reason. Here is a loud autotuned remix of Ford's admission. And here he is dancing like a champ.

Now these are all fine respectable memes in their own right. But none of them hold a torch to this untouchable classic (via Imgur):

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