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How to See Ryan Gosling on Every Web Page You Visit
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Credit: ABC News via 'Hey Girl' Extension

Sometimes, just sometimes, there just isn't enough Ryan Gosling on the Internet.

But a new browser extension aptly called "Hey Girl" is curing the Internet of that void: It substitutes every photo on a Web page with one of the actor-turned-Internet icon.

Head over to http://heygirl.io, drag the bookmarklet to your bookmarks bar or install the Chrome extension, and when you click on the button it will substitute the photos on the page with a fine selection of Ryan Gosling images.

Oh yes, turning every website into a Ryan Gosling collage is that simple.

"The way the extension works is that it tests each image [to determine] if it is horizontal, vertical or a square and replaces them appropriately. Within each group there are four or five photos," Katherine Champagne, the 25-year-old creator of the little app, told ABC News.

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For those unfamiliar with the Ryan Gosling "Hey Girl" meme, back in 2008 photos of the sultry actor were posted with the text "Hey Girl" below. It then just became a fairly established Internet thing.

Champagne came up with the idea of the clever Web tool in a Web developer workshop. While it was first created just to make fun of a fellow classmate and originally used Channing Tatum photos, her teacher pushed her a bit further and told her to create something that would manipulate Web page elements live using JavaScript.

"I started working on it and I changed the Channing Tatum photos to Ryan Gosling," she said. "Because, duh, it's the Internet."

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