What you think about Millennials says a lot about you, nothing about them

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Adam "Ruins Everything" Conover was asked to give a keynote to a conference on marketing to millennials, and he brought the house down with an amazing speech about the absurdity of generalizations about generations, and about how all of the generalizations hurled at millennials have been slimed over every other generation, too. Read the rest

Kickstarting the next Girl Genius collection

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Phil Foglio, co-creator of the amazing Girl Genius comics, writes, "We are Kickstarting our latest Girl Genius collection; City of Lightning through April 12." Read the rest

Russia's military uses gigantic wooden comedy props for punishment

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Russian soldiers who screw up are made to carry gigantic wooden props that illustrate their sins: for example, if you're caught looking at your phone, you have to run around with a massive fake wooden cellphone strapped to your back until you've learned your lesson.

Other punishments include carrying massive guns made out of logs (showing up without your weapon), carrying huge logs painted to look like cigarettes (caught smoking on duty), and carrying massive log-swords (forgetting your bayonet).

Russian Army Punishments [Semper Annoying]

(via Super Punch)

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Four sets of identical twins pull an epic NYC subway car time-machine prank

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Improv Everywhere (previously) keeps on bringing the hits, but seriously, this one takes the cake. Read the rest

Life inside God's customer service prayer call-centre

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Laurie Penny's latest, sacrelicious short story on Tor.com, "Your Orisons May Be Recorded," is a hilarious thought experiment about the working conditions for the angels who answer customer service prayers from dissatisfied humans. Read the rest

Dire Straits' "Walk of Life" is the best ending to any movie

Above, 2001: A Space Odyssey. Below, "The Graduate," "The Shining," and "Star Wars: A New Hope." Many more at The Walk Of Life Project" (via WAXY)

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John Oliver on Apple vs FBI and the new crypto wars

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John Oliver continues to deliver the best comedy tech analysis in the business, with an epic rant/explainer that delves into Apple vs FBI and the new crypto wars with scathing wit and deep, technical truth that's made miraculously accessible to a general audience. Read the rest

Vi Hart Pi Day rant 2016: best one yet

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Fast-talking, doodling math genius Vi Hart (previously) really hates Pi Day, and every year, she celebrates her loathing with a fresh video pooping on your 3/14 parade. Read the rest

Watch Johnny Depp tear off Donald Trump's face

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You may have caught Funny or Die's "Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie," starring Johnny Depp as Trump. But even stranger is this clip of Depp peeling off his Trump face. Now I'd like to see Depp peel off the next layer to reveal his true identity, Richard Grieco! Read the rest

Trailer for a theoretical, hysterical comedy series about paramedics

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Fab Filippo and friends have a new show, "Save Me," up for production on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, which is flush with cash now that the hateful Tories are out of office. Read the rest

Punk sofa

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For $5,000 and up, Etsy seller Ultra Violet Production House will ship you a black leather sofa, sewing supplies, white paint pens, and punk band-patches, along with instructions for affixing the latter to the former to make a sofa that looks like you skinned a herd of crustypunks and made a sofa out of their pelts. (via Crazy Abalone) Read the rest

The Setup Wizard: a blog by Hogwarts' muggle IT guy

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When the Hogwarts kids finally got fed up at the lack of Internet access at school, the administration caved and hired Jonathan Dart, a muggle IT guy, who needs to figure out how to get the wifi working everywhere on campus, even at the bottom of Slytherin's stupid lake (it turns out that Slytherins will help you do this if you show them how to tune in emo music on Spotify). Read the rest

John Oliver on American states' absurd, punitive abortion laws

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Ever since the Supreme Court ruled that states could restrict access to abortion provided the restrictions weren't "unduly burdensome," Republican thinktanks have been spreading "TRAP" ("Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers") rules that have a veneer of reasonableness but have the effect of making abortions impossible to procure for the majority of women in those states. Read the rest

The History of America according to South Park's Trey Parker in a 1992 student film

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"And the Americans headed to the West, the final frontier, to boldy go where no man has gone before, and kill a lot more Indians."

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Politician given green-light to name developer's new streets with synonyms for greed and deceit

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A New York State Supreme Court judge has confirmed that Staten Island Borough President James Oddo can name three streets in a new property development with words that imply greediness and deceitfulness on the part of the developers. Read the rest

Holy crap, Samantha Bee's Full Frontal is *awesome*

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The Daily Show alumnus is the only woman on late night, doing 30 minutes (minus commercials) once a week, on politics, gender and current affairs. Read the rest

Fantastic search engine for matching Simpsons quotes and screenshots!

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Frinkiac allows you to type in a quote from The Simpsons and it'll find the matching stills from a database of 3 million screen caps. I expect that its creators will be acquihired soon by Compu-Global-Hyper-Mega-Net.

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