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The Onion Might Be Up For Sale, Too

The Onion Might Be Up For Sale, Too

By Josh Wolford November 14, 2014

Popular comedy sites are putting themselves on the market left and right. Well, really just two – but they’re two important properties. Fresh off the news that Will Ferrell’s Funny or Die has hired a financial advisor to evaluate their …

USA! USA! We're Number One...in Porn! USA! USA! We're Number One...in Porn!
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Hello fellow Americans. Recently losing our obesity crown to Mexico has probably got you feeling a bit down, and I understand that. Chanting “We’re Number two, we’re number two” doesn’t really have the same ring to it. We’re still number …

Gluten Free? Single? There's a Dating Site For You Gluten Free? Single? There's a Dating Site For You

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As far as online dating sites go, you can tackle it one of two ways. Either you can submit to a giant network that uses algorithms to match you with other singles based on a bunch of key personality traits …

Check Out This Brutally Sad Single-Purpose Site Check Out This Brutally Sad Single-Purpose Site

Right now, there’s a new single-purpose site that may just ruin your day. It’s called See Your Folks, and it’s a brutal way to get across a point about life’s fleeting nature. The application uses only four simple questions to …

Google May Face Full Pakistan Block Google May Face Full Pakistan Block
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Pakistan’s new IT and telecommunications minister has a problem. She wants to end to longstanding ban on Google’s YouTube, but she also needs assurances that Google will work to block “blasphemous and objectionable” materials from the world’s most popular video …

Roger Ebert's Site Gets a Major Upgrade Roger Ebert's Site Gets a Major Upgrade

If you’re like me, RogerEbert.com was a frequent stop on your internet browsing schedule. Every Friday morning (or Thursday night, occasionally), I would visit Ebert’s site to find out what he had to say about all the newly released films …

RSS.com Is Now for Sale with a $200K Asking Price RSS.com Is Now for Sale with a $200K Asking Price
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If you’re the owner of RSS.com, there’s probably no better time than now to try and sell it. On the heels of Google’s decision to kill their popular Google Reader RSS feed product and the outrage spawned by that decision, …

Netflix Launches New ISP Speed Index Site Netflix Launches New ISP Speed Index Site
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Today, Netflix unveiled their new ISP Speed Index website, which lets users browse the average performance of multiple ISPs across many of the countries in which Netflix in available. You can compare the ISP performance lists at ispspeedindex.netflix.com. As of …

YouTube Co-Founder Cooking Up New Video Site YouTube Co-Founder Cooking Up New Video Site

YouTube, the leader in online video, is not without its fair share of serious competition coming from the likes of Vimeo, Hulu, and more. Now, it appears that its latest rival may come from someone who was once very close …

Guy Builds Web Resume That Looks Like Amazon Page
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Well, this guy sure has an interesting resume – or CV or whatever you want to call it. Upon first glance, you probably wouldn’t even notice that this Amazon product page is actually a a giant advertisement for Philippe Dubost, …

BuzzFeed Lands $19.3 Million in Funding BuzzFeed Lands $19.3 Million in Funding

Viral trendsetters BuzzFeed have just announced a significant cash injection – $19.3 million led by NEA. Previous investors RRE, Hearst, SoftBank, and Lerer Ventures also participated – as did Michael and Kass Lazerow, Buddy Media co-founders. “We have the senior …

Answer Random People's Twitter Questions Answer Random People's Twitter Questions
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When my anti-Twitter friend finally joined the service, I expected that it would only take a few days for him to see why we love it. But after a week, he’d already deleted his account, saying it simply wasn’t for …

Reddit Is Down for Some Users, Blames Network Issue Reddit Is Down for Some Users, Blames Network Issue

UPDATE: It appears that a problem with Amazon Web Services EC2 in Northern Virginia. You can check out AWS’ Service Health Dashboard here. Those of you looking to browse reddit right now may be out of luck. That’s because the …

Breaking Bad Fans "Save Walter White" with $125K
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Although Walter White is probably beyond saving at this point, a site set up in his honor is pulling in real donations for real cancer patients. Remember back to season two of AMC’s hit show (and best show on television) …

Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August
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If you need any more proof that reddit is not to be disregarded (and really, why would you), they’re happy to provide you cold, hard stats. The coldest and hardest of stats – pageview stats. Let’s not beat around the …

Jose Canseco's Interesting New Members Site

There are some Twitter accounts that you follow because you genuinely value the tweets that come from them. Great Twitter accounts can provide up-to-the-second news and insider information, or they can give you a window inside the life of celebs …

SOPA Blackout Set For January 18th: Here’s All The Info SOPA Blackout Set For January 18th: Here’s All The Info
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Over the weekend, the Stop Online Piracy Act was dealt a major blow as the legislation was delayed until “outstanding concerns” have been addressed. SOPA will not move forward in the House as the official vote was been cancelled and …