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'Okay Truck' - Reddit's Gloomy New Image Meme

A few days ago, Redditor debeever posted a photograph of a Sad Keanu-truck that looks as if it's hanging its head in sorrow or, perhaps, shame. The site's users instantly lamented alongside the poor guy, commenting on how he needed a "pick-up" truck because he's a "dumped" truck (the puns are almost unbearable). Seriously, who knew it was possible to feel "awws" for an inanimate object? N...

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10 Priceless Yahoo! Questions and Answers from 2011

Question and answer boards like Yahoo! Answers are a breeding ground for hilarity. They're the source of triumphant internet memes like "How Is Babby Formed" and provide hours upon hours of uncontrollable laughter. In fact, browsing the Q/A boards at Yahoo! and other sites is one of my go-to methods for cheering myself up. (Other effective methods include giggling babies and anything to do with...

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8 Ridiculous Belly Flop Videos to Help You Dive into Spring

The Belly Flop: despite its ouch factor, this wonderful pool maneuver symbolizes freedom, youthful delight and -- best of all -- warm weather. Wonderful, balmy weather. In honor of 2011's first official day of spring, we're gracing you with 8 videos of some of the best belly flops ever recorded. May this round of inspiring videos prompt a few of your own in the very near future....

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More Favorite Paintings from the Museum of Bad Art

It's been a while since we've checked in with The Museum of Bad Art. In this post, Wendy Rose Gould subjects herself to more of the bizarre atrocities this bad art website has to offer, for your amusement. Enjoy! -- Ed. Have you ever wandered through an art gallery and been struck by a piece that evokes emotions you've never felt and the kind of awe that only the world's truest beauty deserves?...

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Hipster Dog Doesn't Care if You Like Him

You've heard of Hipster Cat, Hipster Disney Villains and Hipster Superheroines. So really, It was only a matter of time before Hipster Dog made his debut. I'm particularly fond of this particular hipster meme, likely due to the drop-dead adorable fluff-of-a-doggy used. (Seriously, that's the kind of fur raspberries were invented for. Am I the only one who gives my pets raspberries? Moving on......

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Blake Boston Video Interview - 'Scumbag Steve' Talks the Meme, Reddit, Palin and More

Brace yourself, Urlbots. You know that we've been following the Scumbag Steve meme pretty carefully since the Boston rapper's MySpace photo debuted in January. Since then, we've been in cahoots with the Boston rapper himself to produce a real-life video for lovers and haters of the meme. Just days before the video was finalized, I received some hesitant words from Mr. Boston: "Wendy, do ...

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Breast Milk Ice Cream Confiscated at London Ice Cream Parlor

Last Friday you could have stopped by London's premiere ice cream parlor, The Icecreamists, for a taste of creamy breast milk ice cream. Aptly named "Baby Gaga," the ice cream incorporated milk from local donors and came in flavors like Madagascar vanilla and citrus fusions. Friday was the first day it went public and the shop sold roughly 9 lbs. of the stuff, wiping them clean of the mama-made...

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Vintage Kitties Make You Say 'Aw' in 1915 Book 'The Little Folks of Animal Land'

Remember Etti-Cat? He's the courtesy cat we talked about in this post who served as forerunner of our modern-day LOLcat (and subsequent Internet feline obsession). Well, it turns out kitty-mania has gone on far longer than we ever imagined. With the help of redditor War_Whale, we found a book published in 1915 titled, "The Little Folks of Animal Land," by Harry Whittier Frees. The pages featur...

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Y U NO WORK? - How Five Modern Inventions Fail (With Graphs)

Modern day inventions like the washer/dryer, vacuum cleaner and refrigerator make everyday living easier -- and sometimes safer -- compared to the inconvenient, archaic lifestyles our prehistoric ancestors led. But sometimes, contemporary creations are far more problematic than they are useful. For example, Reddit user PicklePotato highlighted one of the most annoying, hair pull-inducing in...

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Meet Etti-Cat, the 1960s LOLcat

Long before LOLcat was demanding cheezburgerz and stealin' ur goods, a 1960s feline named "Etti-cat" prowled the Earth. This Etti-cat, also known as the courtesy cat, taught adults and children alike all the manners they needed to know. Originally featured in a children's book by author Jo Mary McCormick, Etti-cat gained momentum with the adult crowd. The courtesy kitty was even featured in ...

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