This video reveals the origin scenes of the Internet's most famous memes

Memes are so damn clever at capturing emotion and feeling that they're pretty much the clearest way to communicate on the Internet. Need to explain your disappointment in something? Throw up that facepalm. And though most pop culture junkies can figure out where most memes and image macros come from, this video shows… » 4/07/14 9:38pm 4/07/14 9:38pm

20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new language to describe our civilization as it evolves. Here are 20 terms and concepts that you'll need to navigate our future. » 3/18/14 8:59am 3/18/14 8:59am

What are these 20 things that happened on the Internet in 2013?

Your two week long hangover may have prevented you from realizing this but... it's 2014 now. That means 2013 is over and done with and like any other year, needs to be wrapped up nicely in one lovely drawing. This drawing, commissioned by Syzygy and created by Brosmind, sums up all that has happened on the Internet in… » 1/14/14 4:02am 1/14/14 4:02am

Watch a Pretty Actress Recreate Popular Internet Memes

Alison Brie, the gorgeous actress that somehow juggles Community and Mad Men without creating a black hole in the Internet, is a pretty funny fellow. Oh and she's also really, really pretty. But funny! But pretty. Anyways, she was tasked at recreating the faces of popular internet memes (think grumpy cat and overly… » 4/17/13 10:00pm 4/17/13 10:00pm

Behind the Internet: The Rise and Fall of Keyboard Cat

Bad news first. Guys—Keyboard Cat is dead. The same cat you're still splicing into videos and GIF-ing as fast as your little fingers can fly is, in all likelihood, rotting 6 feet below some nondescript, Midwestern backyard. It all happened one night in 1987; our beloved Keyboard Cat (formerly known as Fatso) raised… » 2/21/13 5:40pm 2/21/13 5:40pm

Porn Star Internet Memes: Naked Harlem Shake (NSFW)

Because every single person on the Internet decided to force induce viralness by not really doing the Harlem Shake while making those ridiculous Harlem Shake videos, it's time to kill this meme with a "Harlem Shake" video that no one can ever top: Porn Stars doing a naked "Harlem Shake". Yep, naked. » 2/16/13 1:00am 2/16/13 1:00am

This Hilarious Song Pretty Much Explains the Internet and Memes

If you're looking for an Internet anthem, here it is: a Journey - Faithfully parody that soulfully expresses it love for its favorite Internet memes. It's pretty much what we all do on the Internet every day, in song. Which means looking at picture of animals, watching silly videos, GIF crawlin' and guffawing to… » 2/05/13 8:00pm 2/05/13 8:00pm

20 Things That Happened on the Internet in 2012 in One Glorious Image

Because the Internet has such a short memory and moves at such a breakneck pace, it's hard to remember what happened on it in any given year. Like was Rebecca Black a 2012 thing or a 2011 thing? (Hint: it was 2011) But if you consider yourself an advanced Internetter, you should have no problem figuring out the 20… » 1/31/13 9:00am 1/31/13 9:00am

Seeing More Internal Google Memes Shows How Hilariously Sad Googlers…

If you didn't get your fill of Google's nerdy inside jokes that Google workers make with Google's internal meme generator, Memegen, here's more: this set pokes fun of a lot more people and companies (Google included) than just going for straight nerd humor. » 10/02/12 5:20pm 10/02/12 5:20pm

Google Workers Make Hilarious Internal Memes for Their Inside Jokes at …

Google has an internal meme generator for all the inside jokes that Google employees have with each other. Which makes total complete sense. Of course Google would! The memes are pretty hilarious too—good guy Eric Schmidt, Missing Marissa Mayer, making fun of Facebook, cracks on Google benefits and more. » 9/26/12 8:00pm 9/26/12 8:00pm