Pants-wettingly funny summary of every Dad-kid discussion, ever


This really is a distillation of the discussions I have with my daughter. Every. Single. Day. If it wasn't so funny, I'd be weeping. Read the rest

Powerful new tool literally blasts mean internet comments to smithereens


Tanner Stokes of Herp Derp fame has done it again. He invented what we have all longed for, since the internet began: an effective way to shut people up.

“Plasma ball destroys the web.”

Yes, friends, Tanner's latest creation is the answer to unfriendly YouTube comments, harassing or abusive Facebook posts, douchey viral ads, you name it. Whatever on the internet is wrong. Read the rest

How many ears does Mr. Spock have?


Three. The left ear, the right ear, and the final frontier.

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Funny because it's true: "Tories to build thousands of affordable second homes"


The UK humour site Daily Mash nails the UK's transformation into a Torified, bank-centric place where the need for shelter is a vulnerability to exploit in order to enrich yourself at the expense of the people around you with a brilliant short piece: "Tories to build thousands of affordable second homes." Read the rest

Dog and baby freak out adorably when dad comes home


We should all be so lucky to be loved this much.

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An odd new headwear trend is sprouting in China

A woman wearing a sprout in Beijing, Sep. 25, 2015.  Reuters.

In China, teens and twentysomethings are wearing little plastic accessories on their heads in the shape of tiny little sprouts, fruit, or flowers. Nobody's exactly sure where or how the trend started, but it's... growing.

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Unicorn poop and squatty potties: the greatest viral ad in Internet history


Squatty Potty is a $28 footstool that slides away under your toilet; you use it to bring your knees up to a squatting position while you poop, which makes pooping much, much easier. Read the rest

Security theater: ha ha, only serious


Adam Conover latest "Adam Ruins Everything" is five depressingly hilarious minutes on aviation security, security theater, privacy, and ritual humiliation, with a guest-appearance by Bruce Schneier. If you didn't laugh, you'd have to cry, although you can always do both, right? Read the rest

Strategies for nodding during meetings


You know those people who nod a lot in meetings, appearing interested even when they are either bored to death or have no idea what the hell is being said? Sarah Cooper has "9 Nodding Strategies for Your Next Meeting."

Above: The Slow Nod Followed by a Fast Nod The slow nod followed by a fast nod is great to let the person talking know that you didn’t get it at first, but you totally get it now, even if you still don’t agree.

Below: Let Me Write That Down Nod This is the nod you use when you’re pretending to write that down.

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"Squeeze the butt, squeeze the legs, breathe..."


Depending on whether your sound is on or off, this fellow is either painfully enduring or tremendously enjoying high G-force training. (YouTube) Read the rest

Rage Against the Machine bassist apologizes for Limp Bizkit


Rage Against the Machine's Tim Commerford: "I do apologize for Limp Bizkit. I really do. I feel really bad that we inspired such bullshit."

(Rolling Stone)

Remember the MTV Video Music Awards in 2000 when Commerford climbed the backdrop and interrupted Limp Bizkit's acceptance speech? Video below.

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Papal threat display


Author Jim C Hines is in fine form. Read the rest

Republican debate, sans words

Democracy at work. (The Woodcreek Faction)

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Doge proprietor of corner store in Japan greets customers with happy Shiba Inu wag


Miki Kotevski, who shot this video, says: “This Shiba Inu has brought more people together from across the world than most politicians and other figures will ever be able to. Shiva's owner is the kindest owner and a great and kind person. Shiva is the Shiba's name and he is the best dog around.” Read the rest

Eat these 5 things and live to be 110 years old, says 110 year old guy


This 110-year-old man says he managed to keep living for more than a hundred years in part by eating sensibly. Read the rest

Little budgie likes preening this cat, and the cat likes it


This white budgie is grooming a cat friend, and the cat seems to like it. Read the rest

Dog steals ice cream from fellow dog


“Cooper and Daisy go through the drive up window at Mcdonalds.” Not cool, Cooper. Not cool. Read the rest

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