Metro’s top viral stories of 2015 - Metro US

Metro’s top viral stories of 2015

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Though we published thousands of articles on Metro.us in 2015 — from breaking news to the latest viral videos — here are 10 of the stories that really got our readers’ attention.

See the porn emails behind the AG Kane scandal (NSFW)

Before Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was indicted, she uncovered a cache of pornographic and racist emails that were being swapped among high-ranking state employees at her office — and at a news conference, she claimed that discovery of those emails led to her recent indictment.Read more

New York City has officially ‘banned the box’ for job applicants

A new law says employers in New York City can’t ask a candidate about previous criminal convictions until the final stages of the hiring process. Read more

MBTA oral sex assailants on the loose

An alarmed MBTA passenger snapped a photograph of what appears to be two people engaging in oral sex on a T platform and sent to it transit police on social media demanding action. Read more

DKNY PR girl tells us how to land a job through Twitter

Can Twitter or Instagram help you land your dream job? According to Aliza Licht, senior vice president of communications for Donna Karan, it can not only help, it can make — or break — your career (seriously, don’t complain about your job on social, people). Read more

Boston/Cambridge building for the virtual reality boom

The revolution will be virtualized — and Boston will be ready. That’s what the developers, artists and businesspeople of the Boston/Cambridge virtual reality community told us as we dove deep into the up-and-coming world of VR.Read more

PHOTOS: Philly Naked Bike Ride 2015 (NSFW)

Thousands bared what they dared to participate in the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride. This was the sixth naked bike ride in Philly since the tradition began in 2009 – inspired by the World Naked Bike Ride in 2004.Read more

PHOTOS: Meet Emilia Clarke’s ‘Game of Thrones’ body double

Seeing double is not necessarily a bad thing, especially when that person comes in the form of a beautiful doppelganger for “Game of Thrones”’ Emilia Clarke. No, gentlemen, you’re not dreaming. Read more

Where will Cordell Broadus, Snoop Dogg’s son, play college football?

Snoop Dogg’s son, Cordell Broadus, has aspirations to play in the NFL. The odds say he will, in fact, be playing on Sundays in a few years.Read more

PHOTOS: 12 famous transgender celebrities and public figures

A list of some of the most well-known celebrities and public figures who are transgender. Read more

The gay dating app Scruff hopes to shift focus from hookups to relationships with new feature

Log on to one of the many gay dating apps available for a smartphone and you’ll see an ocean of torsos, biceps and sometimes other body parts (i.e. maybe a penis). It’s no surprise that these apps have developed a reputation for being pretty much just for sex. Read more

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