All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘LOL’

Facebook Is Surprisingly LOL-Deficient

Facebook has a lot of data it can comb through, if it so pleases. The latest dive into what people are doing looks into how people laugh on the social network. And the biggest shock, at least to me, is how little LOLing is going on. Here’s a pie chart of how people express laughter on Facebook. The company took …

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Obama Joins the Rest of Twitter in Telling the New York Times to GTFO with This Peas in Guac Insanity

At 1:51 pm ET on Wednesday, July 1st, The New York Times suggested to Twitter that they add green peas to their guacamole. The paper of record told us to trust them. Add green peas to your guacamole. Trust us. http://t.co/7imMY9c2ph pic.twitter.com/oeOMt2qgmh — The New York Times (@nytimes) July 1, 2015 The recipe, by Melissa Clark, is about 90% your …

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Everyman Cited After Putting 8 Bullets in His Crappy Computer

In a totally relatable move, a Colorado man took his underperforming computer into an alley behind his house and pumped its guts full of lead. Unfortunately for our hero everyman, that’s not exactly legal. Colorado Springs Police say that 37-year-old Lucas Hinch was cited for discharging a firearm within city limits – which is against the law in Colorado Springs. …

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Snoop Dogg Pic Lands Texas Trooper in Hot Water

It doesn’t matter who you are – if you see Snoop, you’re going to want to get a picture with Snoop. But beware: if you work for the Texas Department of Public Safety, it could get you in a little bit of trouble. A DPS trooper has been reprimanded and ordered into counseling after a photo of him and “known …

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Burglary Suspect Snapchats That He’s Hiding in a Cabinet, Police Find Him Hiding in a Cabinet

LOL the police are searching my house and I’m hiding in the cabinet don’t tell them haha 😉 That’s probably not the exact message 24-year-old Christopher Wallace sent on Snapchat, but it could’ve been. Wallace has been arrested and charged after police tracked his location thanks to a series of Snapchat posts he made. Wallace had been wanted by police …

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House Candidate Promises He’ll Never Embarrass You with Dick Pics

If you’re sick and tired of your New York congressmen showing off a little too much skin because they’re pretty bad at the internet, Daniel Donovan says he’s your man because he doesn’t even know how to get naked on the internet. Donovan is the Staten Island District Attorney, and he’s also the Republican candidate in the special election to …

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Let a Basketball Teach You Why You Should Put Down Your Damn Phone

We’re all glued to our devices at all times. It’s just the way the world works now. Ted Cruz is likely running for President, Miley Cyrus has more Twitter followers than any heads of state, and your teenage daughter is going to be Snapchatting at the dinner table. These are just realties, however painful, that we all must accept. But …

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Everyone Must Get a Selfie with This Gold Van Double Parked at a Walmart

In Maricopa, Arizona, there’s a new local celebrity. It’s not a person, but an old, gold van that’s terribly parked in the local Walmart parking lot. For some reason, the golden Oldsmobile Silhouette is the must-selfie location of the year. There’s even a 500+ member Facebook group devoted to discussing and posting selfies with the van. “This group was made …

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Fox News Defends the Homeland, Copies Bioshock Infinite Logo

Bioshock Infinite, the third installment of the Bioshock series, was released to nearly universal acclaim in 2013. The game, widely regarded as a return to glory for the series after a bit of a stumble on Bioshock 2, has entered the pop culture lexicon with its striking visual design and compelling storyline. Much of the action in Bioshock Infinite takes …

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Waffle House Robbed By Man With Pitchfork

Reality is stranger than fiction, and sometimes you have to creative with the robbery process. In Norcross, Georgia, police are searching for Jeffery Wooten, a 50-year-old man that robbed Buford highway’s Waffle House with a pitchfork on Thursday night. Surveillance photos unveiled Mr. Wooten with a purple ski-mask and pajamas (some Hugh Hefner outfit) yielding an iron pitchfork with a …

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Gangs of Chihuahuas Invade Arizona Town, Hunt Kids

Satan. Satan with four legs, aka, tiny chihuahuas are causing chaos in the Phoenix suburb of Maryvale, Arizona. Alongside their mega poop parties, furious lip licking orgies, and chasing school children, the humans over at animal control fear their rapid reproduction tactics. This year, over 6,000 calls were made to animal control concerning the wild little hellions. “We compared the …

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Selfie In Front Of A Train? That’s A Paddlin’

It was a delightful afternoon, Michael thought. Taking selfies with equipment he bought. So he stood by a train, which caused him some pain. “My face did the boot it did caught.” Enter Doofus McGee, AKA Jared Michael. In the YouTube video you see above, in the description box, Michael typed: “I tried to take a selfie while a train …

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Ashley Greene: Twilight Star Plays Priscilla Presley

Ashley Greene of Twilight fame has transformed from vampire status to that of Priscilla Presley in a new indie film. Shangri-La Suite features Ron Livingston as Elvis Presley. Emily Browning and Alyvia Alyn Lind also star in the film. The film takes viewers back to 1974, and tells the story of two troubled mental hospital patients–Karen (played by Emily Browning) …

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Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes

Parents, if your child is beginning to show even a lick of sense, hold them tight. Not every parent is so lucky. A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after he taunted police by sharing his own ‘Wanted’ post on their page. He was apprehended after a quickly-orchestrated Facebook sting operation that involved officers posing as an interested female prospect. On …

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JPMorgan Scraps Twitter Q&A Over Fiscal Furor

It was a brief idea that lasted all of nine glorious hours: the vice-chairman of US corporate banking giant JPMorgan, Jimmy Lee, announced he would be taking over the @jpmorgan Twitter feed at 1pm today. By last night, however, major news outlets around the world were reporting the idea as completely scrapped because of the thousands of angry, abusive tweets …

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The Ultimate Piracy Deterrent: Britney Spears Music?

The Daily Mirror reports that merchant sea captains who sail off the coast of Africa repeatedly deal with pirate attacks and have found solace in the most unlikely of weapons: Britney Spears’ early catalog. The effects of the music are witnessed almost instantly. As Somali raiders armed with assault rifles approach a merchant ship, the crew blasts “… Baby One …

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Jimmy Kimmel Segment Captures The Heart of Obamacare Discourse

Whatever your opinion of Obamacare/The Affordable Care Act is, I at least hope you can differentiate between the two enough to know that they are, in fact, the same thing. It seems that the whole different name thing is more than enough to throw people off. With that in mind, don’t be one of those people. If you’re going log …

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John McCain: I’ll Reply to Putin’s NYT Op-Ed in Pravda

For the first time in history, one world leader will respond to another world leader via newspaper columns in their respective nations and languages. Vladimir Putin penned a NYT column last week that discussed U.S. foreign policy with regard to a forthcoming attack on Syria. That column incensed many readers, and some Twitter reactions labeled Putin a “concern troll” who’s …

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Adding Street Fighter’s Chun-Li To Fail Compilation Videos Wins

If ever anything was meant to be collected and presented in a compilation video, it’s people failing on a day-to-day basis. I mean, is it right to laugh at the misfortune of others? No, but who cares, especially when it’s in video format. No one can judge you if you’re laughing from the safety of your own home/office/cubicle, right? To …

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Creation Museum Employee Struck by Lightning

In what appears to be a hilariously ironic turn of events, someone who works at the Petersburg Creation Museum was struck by lightning while maintaining one of the zip line courses. The worker was not directly struck, but he was holding a zip line while standing on the ground at the time the lightning impacted. A Kentucky local news affiliate …

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Weiner’s Pseudonym Now A Hot-Dog Brand

Everyone’s favorite scandal-plagued New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner may never live his ordeal down. ABC News has taken notice of a Florida marketing man named Randall Richards who has teamed up with an Illinois hot dog manufacturer called Thrushwood Farms Quality Meats to produce a brand called Carlos Danger Weiners, which he incorporated into Carlos Danger LLC. Obviously, Weiner’s …

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Conan Tries To Bribe Harrison Ford For Star Wars Rumors

To put it mildly, the news concerning the new Star Wars: Episode VII movie has been muted. Aside from knowing the behind-the-scenes talent, there’s not much else to go. Sure, the movie blog Latino Review is doing its level best to keep the rumor mill churning, but the fact is, some have begun to act disappointed by the lack of …

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Family Guy Chicken Fight Gets Live Action Reenactment

This is something that should be filed under “when crowd-funding goes right,” because what we have is fantastic allocation of donated funds. The idea for a live action reenactment of Peter Griffin’s famous fight with the Chicken was posted over at IndieGoGo by Jessie Graff and Tree O’Toole, two professional stuntwomen who clearly share a love for Family Guy and …

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Patton Oswalt Demonstrates How You Own Twitter

Patton Oswalt has been busy making the Internet his own here lately. While he’s always been a popular figure, his 2013 on the Internet is becoming the stuff of legend. It all began with the epic Star Wars filibuster that exploded across the web. Once the animated rendition of Oswalt’s fantastic take was released, it pushed the views for the …

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Welcome To YouTube Video Pokes Fun At The Entire Service

YouTube has become a ubiquitous service that many take for granted, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t still ripe to be made fun of. While the novelty may no longer be attached to the video hosting service, it’s widespread use has led a number of noticeable behavioral patterns has users from all over the globe vie for their shot at …

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Breaking Bad Musical Focuses On Making Meth

In realm of entertainment, it’s Breaking Bad’s world right now. Everything else is on the tube has been relegated to second place; at least until Football Season starts. As the Internet likes to do when something popular hits, a number of mash-ups, homages, and other user-generated content blows up around the web. We’ve already seen the middle school musical for …

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Google Glass Get Its “First-Ever” Porn Flick

Google Glass porn is officially a thing now, thanks to James Deen. The actor/director is the first official porn company to produce a movie with Google Glass as the focus. The setup features the traditional office/sexy secretary setting, with Andy San Dimas playing the frisky receptionist. Not only are portions of the action shot with Google Glass–first-person POV for the …

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Chipotle’s Twitter Account Hacked By Someone Looking For Avocados

In the wake of all of these hacked Twitter accounts, it’s hard not to wonder what kind of weak passwords these social media managers are using. It’s really not that hard to create a string of characters others won’t be able to figure out. It really isn’t. If, however, you just can’t get the hang of creating a solid password …

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Soccer Hooligan Brawl Gets The David Attenborough Treatment

A couple of weeks ago, a YouTube video of a soccer fan brawl hit the trend cycle. This one, however, isn’t just the traditional footage of fans pounding on each other in the stands until the security guards intervene. No, instead what we were treated to was an old-fashioned gang fight, but instead of rival neighborhoods fighting for turf, these …

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Did Google Street View Catch A Break Up Scene?

Ever since Google has introduced the “Street View” function to its Maps service, there have been all kinds of discoveries and finds by users all over the globe. So much so, in fact, a multitude of publications–this one included–have leveraged these finds for content. A great example of this is the StreetViewFun blog, which, as the name implies, catalogs some …

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