Humor

Reddit

Subreddit 'People Fucking Dying' Is Not What It Sounds Like

You will be left dumbstruck by the terror and brutality of this (safe-for-work) subreddit.
Rachel Pick
3.20.18
Card games

Da Share Z0ne’s Admin Wants You to Know They Have an IQ of 208

Speaking to Admin, Dril, and other Twitter weirdos about the new Da Share Z0ne game “The Devil’s Level” and the person behind the bones.
Rachel Pick
1.25.18
FYAD

Fuck You And Die: An Oral History of Something Awful

Current internet culture is rooted in the SomethingAwful.com forums. These are the people who made it what it was.
Taylor Wofford
4.5.17
Trump

This Moth With a Golden Head Was Named After Trump

"By naming this species after the 45th President of the United States, I hope to bring some public attention to [...] the neglected micro-fauna component of the North American biodiversity."
Becky Ferreira
1.17.17
comedy

Joke-Telling Robots Are the Final Frontier of Artificial Intelligence

Humor requires self-awareness, spontaneity, linguistic sophistication, and empathy. Not easy for a robot.
Becky Ferreira
3.15.16
videos

This Purposefully Crappy Robot Applauds for You So Your Hands Don’t Get Tired

Please clap.
Rachel Pick
2.25.16
All in Your Head

What Kind of Person Loves Scary Movies?

For every person with a season pass to ScareHouse, there are probably five who couldn’t be dragged, even kicking and screaming, into a horror movie.
Sarah Rose Cavanagh
10.29.15
Twitter

Why Do Media Outlets Still Fall Victim to Twitter Parody?

'Morning Joe' has egg on its face—but the mistake is understandable.
Rachel Pick
8.10.15
Culture

Why 'The Onion' Is Still the Only Site That Nails News Parody

A 'just OK' news parody site shouldn't be hard to make, but here we are.
Michael Byrne
9.10.14
Culture

iWatching Apple: The Biggest Upgrade to Telling Time of All Time

Leave it to Apple to take a dying object, shrouded in pointlessness, and transform it into a deeply meaningful must-have.
Consumer Electronics Man
9.9.14
Motherboard Blog

The Tamagotchi of Currency

O, the joy of watching things die.
ALEX PASTERNACK
2.28.14
Motherboard Blog

Too Soon: The Science Behind Your Regrettable Jokes

It’s also a matter of “too late.”
Lex Berko
12.19.13