Awesome computer software magically turns Star Wars quotes into GIFs

If you ever, for a second, wondered questions like what's the purpose of life or why the Internet exists or what are you going to eat for lunch today, the answer is simply this magical software tool created by GitHub user LindseyB. It automatically turns any Star Wars quote into an animated GIF, complete with caption… » 10/30/13 9:19pm 10/30/13 9:19pm

7 Things You Do On the Internet That'd Be Creepy to Do in Real Life

You're a different person online compared to your real life. It's okay. You don't have to irrationally like cats just because you're obsessed with cat videos. You don't have to literally poke the people you poked on Facebook. You don't have to like or follow or tag or comment or stalk celebrities like you do on the… » 10/25/13 11:02pm 10/25/13 11:02pm

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 open-palmed … » 6/28/13 4:32pm 6/28/13 4:32pm

How Many of These Viral YouTube Videos Did You Watch?

For YouTube's comedy week, Dane Boe created this music video 'We Didn't Star the Viral' (riffing off Billy Joel's We Didn't Star the Fire) that recaps pretty much all the viral videos that became infamous on YouTube over the last 8 years. You know the usual suspects: Keyboard cat, Star Wars kid, evolution of dance,… » 5/24/13 10:45pm 5/24/13 10:45pm

The iTunes Store Is A Decade Old Today

For better or worse, Apple has been peddling digital wares for ten years through its iTunes store. What started as a 99 cent, iPod-centric music seller has evolved into the billion dollar behemoth we know today. » 4/28/13 10:00am 4/28/13 10:00am

The Future Will Hilariously Remember the Internet As a Terrible Dark…

How will the future look back at 2013? Will they be in awe of the sheer number of hours we spent on the Internet like we're in awe of the cast of Mad Men drinking and smoking? Will they be in disbelief that many people spent most of their waking hours in front of a computer? Will they eventually be saved from the… » 4/18/13 8:00pm 4/18/13 8:00pm

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

Remember the Hilarious Horror of Geocities with This Website

Oh my god. This is perfect. Because things on the Internet never really die and because old terrible things on the Internet eventually become wonderful and especially because Geocities was so hilariously awful, One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age is my new favorite website. It posts screenshots of old Geocities pages in all… » 2/11/13 11:00pm 2/11/13 11:00pm

Watch This Video To Remember Everything the Internet Loved Last Year

It's already February of 2013 but who the hell cares. This video is the best summary of 2012 that you can ever find. It splices, chops and combines all the videos we fell in love with on the Internet into an epic tale of ridiculously awesomeness. If someone went to sleep on December 31st, 2011 and woke up a year later … » 2/07/13 1:00am 2/07/13 1:00am

Is 'Planking' Racist?

Planking, the fad in which people take pictures of themselves lying face down and upload them to the internet, is not racist. It's just stupid. But bloggers and Twitter users are in an uproar over what they say is planking's origins in the slave trade. » 7/08/11 5:00am 7/08/11 5:00am