THE MORNING BANTER: The Weather Is a Weapon, Flappy Bird Lives, Cruising with Paula Deen, and God Loves Irony

It’s Monday, but it’s also a holiday, so hopefully you’ve got the day off. Regardless, here are a few internet tidbits to leave you informed and less bored this morning.

1. Some are buried in snow. Some are underwater. Some haven’t seen rain in months. It feels like the weather has declared war on all of us, and John Kerry has some very strong words to those who still don’t accept that climate change is real and the results are disastrous.

The Huffington Post: John Kerry: Climate Change Is ‘Perhaps The World’s Most Fearsome Weapon Of Mass Destruction’

2. Flappy Bird lives. Sort of.

The Verge: Apple and Google are Fighting ‘Flappy Bird’ Clones

3. Well, here’s a headline that won’t surprise you in the least.

Slate: Internet Trolls Really Are Horrible People

4. File this one under “Fates Worse Than Death”

Gawker: Gravy Boat: My Week on the High Seas With Paula Deen and Friends

5. And who says God doesn’t have a sense of humor?

Raw Story: Snake-Handling Star of ‘Snake Salvation’ Reality Show Dies from Snake Bite