What’s trending: July 31, 2014

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“Sharknado 2”: “Sharnado” quickly became a social media phenomenon with its first installment — and the sequel is no exception. “Sharknado 2: The Second One” premiered Wednesday night on the SyFy Channel. The far-fetched flick features a storm in which sharks funnel out of tornadoes to rain down on horrified victims — this time, in New York City.

Barkado: Speaking of “Sharknado,” there’s a dogs-only version of the popular SyFy movie franchise taking the world by storm. It’s tagline comes with a purpose: “Barknado! The only way to stop it, is to adopt it.”

Rob Ford on a seesaw: He’s not smoking crack or caught in an on-camera rant. It’s all fun and guns for Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford.