Going Viral: "Titanic" Will Sail Again, Obama Jokes About Eating Dog

By: Josh Mabry
By: Josh Mabry

Going Viral is a new wibw.com web series that tracks stories making noise online. From strange celebrity gossip, to the "next big thing," we'll sample a little of everything during the week.

1. "Titanic" Will Sail Again

The richest man in Australia has announced plans to recreate the world's most famous ship. According to the International Business Times, Clive Palmer has commissioned a Chinese company to replicate the Titanic-- with a voyage planned from England to North America in 2016.

According to the report, the ship will be a replica of the original, updated with the latest and greatest technology of modern times. They also note a planned state-of-the-art navigation system-- working to avoid another massive tragedy.

Would you take a trip on a ship modeled after the Titanic, a ship that's fate landed it at the bottom of the sea in 1912?

Read More About the New Titanic: Click Here

2. Obama Roasts Himself, Romney

The White House Correspondents' Dinner has become an annual tradition of jokes and jabs between the President of the United States, and the media that report on the office everyday.

The president joked about everything from his gaffe with an open mic, to recent buzz about eating dog meat. Watch the president's comments below:

Jimmy Kimmel was invited as the headline entertainer of the night, and held nothing back-- throwing punches at people on both sides of the isle. Watch his routine below, and let us know what you think:

Read More About the White House Correspondent's Dinner: Click Here

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