And, as neuroscientist Bethany Brookshire put it, “obvious study is obvious.” People appear to be looking at cat pictures on the internet in order to “regulate mood,” or make themselves happier. But sometimes those pictures make us feel bad, too.
This video is an animation based on a Japanese woodcut called "Popular Hotspring Spa (of Cats)." It's from 1880, but artist Utagawa Yoshifuji's imaginary world of spa cats looks like something that's unfolding at the intersection of LOLcat and internetville.
The internet has done a lot for the rise of cats. With the deluge of feline videos and gifs, you'd think the four-legged furballs actually ran the world wide web. But what are cats really like? Answer all your burning questions with Wolfram Alpha's Cat Breeds Reference App.
Bravo's embracing technology trends, and you should be very worried. Amongst the cable channel's newly greenlit shows are Huh?, a reality show about Cheezburger Network founder Ben Huh, and Silicon Valley, a series about future "techie superstars" produced by Randi Zuckerberg. Groan.
If flying around as a kitten with a jetpack, a "butterfly" kitten, or even a kitten wrapped with bacon as techno music plays is your idea of a good time, then Techno Kitten Adventure is the app you've been waiting for. This music game mashes the popular lolcats internet meme with techno music, creating one of the…
Ben Huh has made a pile of cash for himself for delivering hot memes to the masses over the past few years—the man owns I Can Has Cheezburger. Now, post-GoDaddy revelation, he's threatening to take his business elsewhere.
Meesha looks like an adorable kitty, and I'm sure she's a joy to be around. But something about the Cat Toy app unleashes the jungle beast within. Hardware lovers beware: you're about to witness savage iPod abuse.
Working, playing and socializing on the internet can give you tunnel vision. What about the technophobes? The luddites? The olds? What can you give someone like that? Here are the best gifts for people who just don't "get" the internet.
We gonna die. We gonna die. We gonna die. We gonna die. DIE. I can has wings? Moar vodka? I hates Crazy Russians and crazy parachutes! (Editor's note: really, what's the deal with this? No kitty cam? The cat should have a cam to see his point of view, especially for when he rips his owner's face to pieces after…
Geek cats might appreciate this bed made from an old computer monitor and costing around $40. The modder made good use of the letters from an old keyboard, as well, as you can see from the gallery below.