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Linkbait Generator Can Help You Survive a Plane Crash

This post isn't about surviving a plane crash. You fell for linkbait. It's a common mistake. Sometimes you just blindly click links that don't contain useful information, just because their headlines are so ridiculous. If your dream is to hit the front page of Digg (really?) you'll probably have to use linkbait. But what if you don't have anything interesting to write about? Just use the Linkba...

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A New Drone Dawns on YouTube

The vuvuzela debuted on the world stage at the World Cup 2010 and it's already managed to infiltrate every tube of the internet. The overexposed "bzzzzzz" is even seeping into some of the most iconic web videos of all time. Here's an exclusive Urlesque video remix of harmonious vuvuzelas enhancing your favorite buzzworthy videos. In case you're still unfamiliar with the classic horn check out o...

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How Do You Laugh Online? (Poll)

Back in May, we asked our Urlesque fans on Facebook how they laugh online. Do they prefer "haha," "LOL" or "ROFLcopter"? Usually, the type of laugh depends on the situation. If your friend tells you she ruined her college semester with a nasty email, it's probably not best to respond with "bwahahahaha!" After unscientifically sorting through our Facebook fan responses, we were able to create a ...

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The Ultimate Crasher Photo

You're at a party posing for someone's phone, convinced this will be your best Facebook photo ever, when someone jumps into the frame and ruins it. The I Can Has Cheezburger people defined the practice as "photobombing" and once the rabid quest for attention had a name, photobombs by people, squirrels and seals started showing up all over the internet. While everyone was busy acting like Kanye ...

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Pew Pew Pew - The Greatest Lasers in Internet History (Photos and Videos)

Lasers are an awesome upgrade to almost any situation. You could fire laser beams out of anything and it'd be mildly amusing for a little while. Let's take a laser-guided look at some of the more popular lasers in the history of the internet. Every day you see something and probably think, "Needs more lasers!" Well, the internet has all kinds of lasers -- it's like you're standing on the sun an...

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Washing Your Hands in the Toilet (Video)

When visiting The Netherlands, be careful when washing your hands after using a portable toilet. The soap in other countries should look like soap from your home country and the water should also be of a mostly clear nature. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask for help, but you'll know you're being set up for failure if you have to ask random people, "This isn't a urinal is it?"...

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The Truth Behind the Batman Mask

Everyone knows that Batman is just a regular guy who happens to have a lot of money. What he lacks in superpowers he makes up for with fancy gadgets and elaborate costumes. But what's really behind the aging Batman mask? A few random citizens of Gotham hopped on Chatroulette and found themselves face to face with the Caped Crusader, but sometimes things aren't always as simple as they seem....

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Release the Kraken Update! (Reader Submissions)

Urlesque put out a noble call for readers to "RELEASE THE KRAKEN!" and you responded with some awesome photo mashups. Dangerous Krakens have been released all over the internet. The recent release of mythological creatures also inspired a "Release the Kraken!" video from Gawker.TV featuring a persuasive Liam Neeson in sparkle-motion, unleashing classic clips. Feel free to leave more Krakens in ...

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Release the Kraken! Make Your Own Version of 'Clash of the Titans' Meme

The 3D remake of Clash of the Titans may have cost $70 million to make, but the only memorable part of the newest trailer is Zeus booming out "RELEASE THE KRAKEN!" It wouldn't be the first time Liam Neeson opened a film with just his voice (e.g., Taken), but the line is so ridiculous that it inspired us to release Krakens of our own. Below are a half-dozen of our original "Release the Kraken" ...

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Dancing Cops Bust a Move (Videos)

Share The perfect time to dance, is when you've got a gun dangling from your body. Granted, guns don't go off just by shaking them, but there's probably a reason you don't see any television shows called "Dancing with Guns". Not everyone is carrying a piece, like these cute adorable animals with guns, but these dancing police officers, shimmying security guards, and twisting traffic cops may be ...

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