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Google Makes Year in Review Video for Folks Who Weren’t Paying Attention
It's nice to know that Google isn't just harvesting information about us and selling it to advertisers. Look! They also used our searches to make this video! The video, 'Zeitgeist 2012: Year In Review,' shows the top (non-porn) search terms for the last year and includes video as…
Best Breakup Song Ever Written by Couple Who Just Broke Up
Jonathan Mann has written a song a day every day for almost 1,300 days. Seriously. A lot of them are very silly, but he and his girlfriend broke up yesterday, and they did a song about that. It is maybe the best breakup song ever written, because of its sincerity, maturity and plea for friends to st…
Trend Watch: Is ‘Baby Heading’ the Next Hot Meme?
The folks at Buzzfeed are predicting this might be a new thing, which is fine with us. It's hilarious when people's clothes don't fit! Basically, "Baby Heading" is just making a baby's head stick out of grown-up clothes, and then photographing it.
Is ‘Milking’ the New, Weirder ‘Planking’?
We know, you didn't think it would be possible for a meme to be more random than planking, but it's happened. Consider this -- after planking, one is not drenched in approximately a half a gallon of milk. That's the problem you get with "milking," which is basically …
Hear an Amazing Story of Survival During Hurricane Sandy
There have been a lot of awful or inspiring stories coming out of Hurricane Sandy. This manages to be both. A man found a note in his house scrawled by a person who had taken a blanket to keep hypothermia at bay. The author of the note was sure he was dying
See Eerie Photos of New York City’s Abandoned Subway Stations
In case you missed it -- there's a storm a-brewin'! Hurricane Sandy is lurching her way up the coast, heading for us all. Yesterday, the MTA announced it was shutting down trains in NYC at 7 pm and buses at 9pm. Here are some pictures from their official Flickr page taunting us with how de…
The Best Costumes From ‘HallowMeme 2012′
Halloween may be next week, but Brooklyn's 'Hallowmeme' party got the costumed fun started early. The fourth annual event, put on by the folks at Forced Meme Productions, gives people the chance to dress up like their favorite internet sensations. There were lots of McKayla Maroneys and Psys, but pe…
Horses, Bayonets and More of the Best Memes From Last Night’s Debate
While it's no "binders full of women," Obama got off a pretty good zinger during last night's presidential debate when he told Romney that in addition to fewer ships, our military also has fewer horses and bayonets.
Obama and Romney ‘Sing’ Katy Perry’s ‘Hot and Cold’
Last night's presidential debate was a little intense. This video ought to make you feel better. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney coming together to perform Katy Perry's 'Hot and Cold.'
Watch Felix Baumgartner’s Jump From the Edge of Space
In case you completely avoided all contact with the internet yesterday, Felix Baumgartner's jump from 128,100 feet about Earth was a success.
Google Celebrates 107th Anniversary of ‘Little Nemo’ With Gorgeous Doodle
In case you were wondering what the deal is with today's Google Doodle, it turns out today marks the 107th Anniversary of Winsor McCay's ahead-of-its-time 'Little Nemo' comic strip.
Red Bull to Launch Dude at Earth From Space
Okay. We get it, Red Bull -- you're EXTREME. They've certainly proved that point with their historic mission, which should be taking place today if weather holds. A trained pilot will be going a record 120,000 feet above the surface of the earth in a balloon, and then he's going …