internet sensation

Margriet van Breevoort's 'Homunculus Loxodontus' at LUMC
Feb 6 '17 17:05

An Amsterdam artist's sculpture for the academic hospital in Leiden has become an internet sensation in Russia. It seems that the monster statue - a gray blob with the head of a sea elephant waiting for a seat with its hands patiently folded - perfectly embodies the Russian 'waiting' culture, a leftover from the communist era during which almost all goods had to be waited for, Het Parool reports.

Tobias Stamhuis and Sabina Kram
Jan 24 '17 11:45

Groningen man Tobias Stamhuis, now known as the "sweetest Moroccan in the Netherlands", is overwhelmed by the stream of positive responses to a on the street over the weekend. "I am really flabbergasted", he said to RTL Nieuws.

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Dec 24 '15 12:35

A photo of a crowdsurfing Muslim teenager at a hardcore punk concert is taking the internet by storm. The photo was taken by concert photographer Jan Rijk at a performance of Dutch band John Coffey.

Aug 12 '15 14:52

Johan de Vries, the 83 year old grandfather from Haarlem, has become an internet sensation. His smooth dance moves, most recently at Dance Valley in Spaarnwoude, has gained him the internet nickname "House Grandpa".

Jul 16 '15 12:32

A webcam feed of an unassuming roundabout on Gorsstraat in Pumerend has become an unexpected internet sensation. Approximately 3,500 people from around the world is watching the feed day and night, despite the fact that nothing spectacular happens.

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Jan 26 '15 14:41

Ikram Azarfane from Helmond has received thousands of responses on a letter of kindness she left in a magazine on at train.