Ghanaian parliament erupts into giggles as MPs learn about towns called "Vagina is Wise," "Penis is a Fool" and "Testicles are Sad"

Members of the Ghanaian lost their composure in fits of giggles and guffaws when MP John Frimpong Osei listed out the names of towns in his district that were awaiting electrification. Read the rest

Catrtoonist makes funny and weird folded wild takes

Ben Avlis makes surprising and sometimes slightly disturbing folded cartoons that reveal something surprising when unfolded. Read the rest

A giant, novelty on/off switch...with a tiny, functional on/off switch

Redditor cobalt_brightside posted this giant, novelty on/off switch lamp that has a hilarious, tiny, functional on/off switch to control the lamp. Read the rest

Gentleman shoplifts a drink right before inquiring about a job there

The hilarious running commentary really adds to this idiot's attempt to rip off a store right before asking about working there. Read the rest

Rockstar: a programming language whose code takes the form of power ballads

Dylan Beattie created the (functional, but a) joke programming language "Rockstar" so that recruiters would be forced to end the odious practice of referring to people as "rockstar programmers." Read the rest

Dog cools down by napping in an ice machine

When it gets too hot outside, make like Mako the Husky dog and climb into the ice machine to cool down. Chill out, the machine's owners now use ice from the fridge instead:

A few weeks after the original video was shot, Mako's human companions caught this footage of him getting into the ice machine:

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Comedian successfully trolls her way to two Emmy nominations

An Emmy For Megan is a funny take on the practice of "award whoring," or creating work that is specifically created as bait for award nominations. Megan Amram's web series just got two nominations. Read the rest

Jimmy Fallon sure does love this CAPTCHA joke

Jimmy Fallon often features viewer submissions like mildly humorous CAPTCHAs, you know, "those squiggly words you have to type in before you buy tickets to concerts and stuff?" He seems very invested in humorously educating the public about CAPTCHAs. Read the rest

Trump compares his lack of an organ to Elton John's organ

Trump went off script in Montana last week, conceding "I don't have a guitar, or an organ." Trump did note that he has a mouth "and hopefully the brain attached to the mouth." Stephen Colbert analyzes the rambling Trump rant so weird that Snopes had to confirm it.

Democratic Underground was kind enough to share a handy pic of the moment.

Trump's Brain Instrument Is On The Fritz Again (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) Read the rest

"Recorded Live": a short film about murderous video tape reels

SS Wilson's fantastic 1975 film, "Recorded Live," was a classic of early HBO's interstitial "Short Takes" segments.

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Redundant clock

Ji Lee's redundant clock tells time telling time. Also, some children no longer learn how to read an analog clock. Also, redundant clock is not to be confused with a recursive clock: Read the rest

Dog-sized holes in the fence so that pup can peep at her neighbors

This is adorable. Last year, a woman drilled three strategically-placed peepholes in her fence so that her neighbor's dog Penny could look through.

She writes, "Got tired of my neighbor's German Shepherd jumping to peek over the fence so I made her a peeking spot. I think she likes it!"

Someone come save me, I'm dying from the cuteness!

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Classic on-air fight between anchor and reporter

Jim Ryan vs. Dick Olive on Fox 5's Good Day New York, July 19, 2001. So great that the network itself uploaded this wonderful moment to YouTube. Of course Oliver was the inspiration for Bill Hader's "Herb Welch" character on Saturday Night Live.

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Watch this and you'll be humming about sexy pants all day

Bill Wurtz is back, this time with sexy pants. Read the rest

Watch Piers Morgan try to embarrass a reality TV star but make an ass of himself instead

Piers attempts to embarrass UK reality TV star Hayley of "Love Island" by asking her, "Do you know Pythagoras's theorem to the nearest five decimal place?" Um... wut?

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Hilarious "bad lip reading" of the NBA

I didn't bother to watch any of the NBA championship series but I was glued to the screen for this Bad Lip Reading of the 2017-2018 pro basketball season. Read the rest

Dank Learning: teaching a machine learning algorithm to generate memes

A physics student and an engineering student from Stanford fed 400,000 memes to a Long Short-Term Memory Recurrent Neural Network and asked it to generate more memes of its own. Read the rest

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