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Trending today: Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweets & non-Americans on weird American foods

After winning NASCAR's most prestigious race for the second time Sunday night, Dale Earnhardt Jr. jumped on the Twitter train (Twitter/@DaleJr). After winning NASCAR's most prestigious race for the second time Sunday night, Dale Earnhardt Jr. jumped on the Twitter train (Twitter/@DaleJr).
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While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped. And it's amazing what the Internet comes up with.

Check out what people are tweeting, sharing and talking about.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins Twitter after Daytona 500 win

After winning NASCAR's most prestigious race for the second time Sunday night, Dale Earnhardt Jr. jumped on the Twitter train. "Tonight seemed like as good a night as any to join Twitter. How is everyone doin? #2XDaytona500Champ" he tweeted, and it also included a photo of Earnhardt with the trophy.

NASCAR's most popular driver had been reluctant to join social media, but Junior Motorsports made the @DaleJr Twitter handle for him several years ago in the event he changed his mind.

Oldest known Holocaust survivor dies at 110

Alice Herz-Sommer, thought to be the oldest survivor of the Holocaust, died in a London hospital at 110 years old on Sunday. Originally from Prague in what was then Czechoslovakia, Herz-Sommer was imprisoned with her 5-year-old son at the Theresienstadt concentration camp during World War II.

She was a talented musician and pianist, and says it was music that saved her. She and others performed more than 100 concerts that entertained the Nazis inside the camp. Herz-Sommer is the focus of "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life," which has been nominated for best short documentary at the Academy Awards next Sunday.

New Mozilla partnership promises a $25 smartphone

iPhone and Android users will probably avoid this smartphone, but for people who can only afford a bargain-priced feature phone, Mozilla's new $25 Firefox OS prototype is promising.

The company, which is best known for producing the Firefox web browser, has partnered with Chinese low-cost chip maker Spreadtrum. The device will run apps and make use of mobile Internet. It would appeal to the sorts of people who currently buy cheap "feature" phones, analysts said.

"What we are all about is bringing more people online," stated Mozilla COO Jay Sullivan.

Non-Americans on the American foods they find disgusting

It's no secret that the United States has a bad reputation when it comes to what Americans like to eat. A user posted in the Ask Reddit thread, "Non-American Redditors, what foods do Americans regularly eat that you find strange or unappetizing?"

At the top of the list was peanut butter, root beer and American cheese "wrapped individually in plastic." Pop-Tarts and Hot Pockets were in there too.

A few people also mentioned ranch dressing and hot sauce as condiments that Americans put on everything (Admit it. Frank's RedHot really is good on everything).

It's actually quite amusing to hear what foods are considered odd, weird, or just plain gross, from the mouths of foreigners. Read the original thread here.

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