August 16, 2012
An unwanted question and an awkward birthday gift. Take heart: "By nightfall, Biden could be talking more crazy."
Twitter is the greatest joke machine ever built. But you might not know it if not for Favstar.fm, a site whose future hangs in the balance as Twitter gradually remakes itself.
Better snap an Instagram with your iPhone, kiddies.
Damn Nature, you beautiful. Also, sharks really aren't that deadly and vintage slang that needs to come back in vogue.
Music industry group SoundExchange has released list of 50,000 bands who are owed digital download money. Meanwhile, the debate about whether artists are adequately compensated continues to rage.
You'll never look at the Justice League the same way again. Some stories can only be told through crass stop motion animation.
"We'll believe it when we see it," says spokesman in response to Romney's assertion Thursday that he's paid at least 13% of his income in taxes every year for the last decade.
A new memo from pollster Joel Benenson says there's been no bounce for Romney, and the pick has fallen "flat."
The convention's move reflects the shift in the web.
Paint or sew a fabulous fluorescent bag with these easy how-to guides.
To paraphrase Stephen Hawking, "We have to get off this rock, or we will die." We've got approximately 3.5 billion years left so let's speed this along.
He explains why he included in his budget cuts to planned spending that he's now running against.
If so, it's good news for Obama. Business Insider's Joe Wiesenthal notes that the S&P 500 index is"closing in on new multi-year highs," and that the average roughly tracks the president's poll numbers. Read more:
Calls a reporter's questions about his tax returns "small-minded."
When Chinese farmer Sun Jifa lost his hands in a freak explosion, he couldn't afford prosthetics to replace them. So he figured out how to make his own.
The technology behind Botanicus Interacticus is pretty astounding. Plus it sounds like a spell from Harry Potter.
Well, this is the most incredible thing I've ever seen. Researchers have designed a camera system so fast that it can catch light moving. Bonus: Try rubbing the GIFs.
Prediction: Rubbable GIFs are going to win the 2012 presidential election!
We're debuting a new technology today — rubbable GIFs! To learn how, roll your mouse (or thumb, if you're on mobile!) over each GIF and follow the instructions.
I'm just getting over our withdrawals from the games themselves and now I've reached a second-level of deprivation: I need my anthemic, motivational, tear-inducing commercials. Because if a historical, athletic achievement isn’t enough to break you down, a magnificent paper towel commercial sure is.
I wonder what the Victorian version of, "This looks shopped," was. Plus, Stan Lee did an AMA on Reddit and cougarettes are the new cougar.
This is the perfect idea for someone who likes to pretend that they read. I feel like I'm watching a murder.
Facebook is the space that matters. And a widely-cited Pew Research Center study looked at the wrong metric.
The former Alabama Democrat and Obama supporter, who has re-positioned himself as a Republican, says he didn't try for his just-announced speaking role at the RNC.
After noshing on sesame chicken, these desserts leave us with their vaguest wisdom. But the never-too-old joke of adding "in bed" gives that said wisdom a more... useful context.