How Ingress, Google's Real-World Smartphone Game, Got Me Out of My Shell

Getting out of the house and meeting new people is hard. For a long time, I let inertia limit me to the same neighborhood and daily routine—until I started playing a mobile, augmented-reality game from Google called Ingress. In just a few months, I’ve explored places I’d never seen before, met tons of new and… »6/10/15 3:40pm6/10/15 3:40pm

Here's why you should always screw with someone wearing an Oculus Rift

Do you consider yourself a good friend? Well then the next time your buddy puts on the future scopes that is the Oculus Rift and starts getting amazed at the all encompassing alternate reality, you have to give them a gentle push in the back to screw with their balance. They'll start flailing for their lives and… »4/24/14 7:39pm4/24/14 7:39pm

The Bestest Friends Ever Filled a Guy's Entire Home Plumbing with Beer

Friends don't get better than this. They could always have your back, they could be your groomsmen at your wedding, hell they could even give a kidney to you and they won't ever beat these guys who pranked their friend by replacing his entire home plumbing system with beer. As in every faucet would spew out sweet… »9/17/13 8:37pm9/17/13 8:37pm

How to Meet an Online Friend in Real Life Without It Being Awkward

You're not looking to bang every person you meet online. Sometimes, you're just looking for friends. But somehow, meeting someone you know online platonically has become a far more awkward endeavor than a random OKCupid date. You know her but you dont know her. Do you shake hands? Do you hug? Do you do that… »6/28/13 4:32pm6/28/13 4:32pm

What Your Friends on Each Social Network Would Really Do for You

Sure you have friends. Sure people Like your pictures on Facebook and Instagram. Sure people favorite your tweets. But what would these people really do for you? None of 'em would take a bullet for you! Some would make a hashtag. All will talk about how much they miss you on their profiles. Sometimes, that's enough… »3/22/13 2:00am3/22/13 2:00am

People Flag Facebook Photos Because They Look Ugly, Not Because They're Offensive

Oh my god! Is that a zit on my forehead? Where did that third chin come from? Why am I sweating so much? Was I that drunk? What is my boss going to think? What is my mom going to think? What do I think? I need to get rid of this photo on Facebook. NOW. Let's flag as offensive! Click. Unflattering picture, gone. »1/05/12 1:40pm1/05/12 1:40pm