The act of placing one’s face in one’s hands, or “facepalming” is a gesture of nonverbal-communication common among many cultures. The action conveys a message of dismay and is often a reaction toward someone’s momentary lapse of logic, judgement, or memory. This reaction may be directed toward another person or be self-deprecating. Here are 10 facepalm moments that could have been avoided. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an epic asteroid discussion between Neil DeGrasse Tyson and a 9-year-old.


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