Dance at Your Desk with Beyonce A Capella, Eminem and Rihanna Reunite

It's not always enough to know what's "trending." It kind of helps to know why. Welcome to The Social Climber, where we provide a quick primer on the people, places and things that are being feverishly searched and shared online -- and try to make sense of it all.

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Quick Click: Beyoncé A Capella
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PHOTO: Beyonce performs live during the first day of Rock in Rio music festival, Sept. 14, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro.
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Calling all Beyoncé fans.

Did you ever think you'd hear "Survivor" alongside "Bootylicious"? Or what about "Crazy in Love" becoming "Irreplacable" outside a sold-out stadium arena?

Sure, it may not be Queen B singing her hits herself, but Pentatonix, a Los Angeles vocal group and winners of season three of NBC's "The Sing-Off," has taken the time to artfully arrange 28 Beyoncé classics into a six-minute medley that is music to the Social Climber's ears.

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Eminem Reunites With Rihanna to Unleash 'The Monster'
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PHOTO: Rihanna and Eminem headline the V Festival at Hylands Park, Aug. 21, 2011. in Chelmsford, England.
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Eminem and Rihanna have once again joined musical talents to unleash a new track, "The Monster," and MTV is already lauding it as an "introspective" duet that's "sure to drive fans crazy."

Just a reminder -- last time Eminem and Rihanna tag-teamed on a single a house went up in flames. Sure, it may have been for show in the "Love the Way You Lie" music video, but who's counting?

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What Does Suzanne Somers Think of the Affordable Care Act?
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PHOTO: Suzanne Somers arrives at the Wallis Annenberg Center For Performing Arts Inaugural Gala, Oct. 17, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Suzanne Somers has something to say about the Affordable Care Act, and The Wall Street Journal gave her a platform on which to say it.

The paper ran Somers' op-ed in a web feature titled "The Experts." Her headline? "The Affordable Care Act is a Socialist Ponzi Scheme."

Critics are calling foul over Somers' interpretation of the health care mandate, particularly the actress's misquoting Lenin, and pulling Churchill into the mix.

Both New York Magazine and The Atlantic Wire columnists have dutifully pointed out that Lenin never said "Socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state."

In a correction, The Wall Street Journal said the Lenin quote was "widely disputed," while it could not confirm the Churcill quote.

Your move, Somers.

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Is "Muppets Most Wanted" the Most Highly Anticipated Movie of 2014?
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PHOTO: Disneys feature film "Muppets Most Wanted" hits theaters March 21, 2014.
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The Muppets are coming! The Muppets are coming!

The Muppets gang is back together for its upcoming movie "Muppets Most Wanted" and is brining Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and Tina Fey along for the ride, Entertainment Weekly reported.

The poster for the movie, which hits theaters in March 2014, pictures two different Kermits -- one with a mole and one without a mole -- which must mean double the trouble.

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Miley Cyrus Moves on With the Help of Kanye West, Katy Perry
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PHOTO: MIley Cyrus on the cover of Cosmo, December 2013.
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The inescapable Miley Cyrus is on the cover of November's Cosmopolitan, and she is spilling all the details on her new relationship ... with music.

"I need to treat my music like a relationship -- give it my time and all the attention it deserves -- that's my main love right now," the "Wrecking Ball" singer told the magazine.

Cyrus also told Cosmopolitan she gets all the support she needs following her split from fiancé Liam Hemsworth from friends like Kanye West and Katy Perry. The Social Climber wishes she could be a fly on the wall for those conversations.

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Answer a Riddle, or Risk Turning Into a Giraffe
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PHOTO: Eric, a newborn Rothschild giraffe, at the Tierpark zoo in Berlin, April 19, 2013.
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Don't panic if all of your Facebook friends are changing their profile pictures to giraffes and you don't know why.

The reason is simple. They can't answer the following riddle correctly, according to The Chicago Tribune.

"It's 3 a.m., the doorbell rings and you wake up. Unexpected visitors! It's your parents and they are here for breakfast. You have strawberry jam, honey, wine, bread and cheese. What is the first thing you open?"

Facebookers who can't solve the brainteaser must change their profile picture to a photo of a giraffe, and then repost the question to their friends, according to the rules. Thus, the giraffe trend persists.

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