Daily online trends from Twitter, the LOL of the day and a viral video of a third-grader's half-court shot at the buzzer.
Twitter trend: Mega Millions
The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record $500 (pre-tax) million, which is $110 million more than the previous record set in March 2007, according to MSNBC.com. The winner could take the payout over a period of time or opt for a cash payout of $359 million.
LOL of the day: Sailor surprises Grandma
After eight months on board the USS John C. Stennis, a sailor decides to surprise his grandmother at her 76th birthday party by casually sneaking into a family photo.
Viral video: Third-grader makes half-court shot
-- GateHouse News Service