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HTC's Absurd Rap Anthem Is So Joyously Bad, You Have to Love It 'Y'all know who we be? We HTC'

"We own the universe. Galaxy is overrated." If you enjoy that level of hyperbole from a scrappy smartphone underdog like HTC, you're going to love the brand's ridiculously self-indulgent new rap…

February 3, 2015, 2:51 PM EST

From Alerts to Apologies: Tracking a Meteorologist's Tough Night on Twitter When NYC's blizzard fizzled, one man boldly owned up to it

For ages, when a dire weather prediction came up lacking, there was little the average person could do beyond shaking a fist at the TV. But now we have Twitter,…

January 27, 2015, 12:38 PM EST

This Beautifully Simple Site Makes It Easy to Create the Right Digital Color Palette Made for app designers, it's handy for all

For the most talented designers, creating a palette of complementary colors comes easy. For the rest of us, not so much. Enter Material Palette, a site launched this week by European…

December 18, 2014, 12:32 PM EST

XKCD Live-Sketched the Comet Landing Every Few Minutes for 12 Incredible Hours The result: a 142-frame flipbook of real-time genius

If you missed the excitement and tension of Wednesday's Philae lander completing its 10-year journey to a comet's surface, here's a pretty fantastic way to relive it. Web cartoonist Randall Munroe,…

November 13, 2014, 10:28 AM EST

Here's Why Facebook Never Created a 'Dislike' Button Liking is universal, but negativity takes many forms, creator explains

As anyone who's posted something ostensibly insightful on Reddit knows, watching your comment get downvoted into a negative abyss can leave you feeling stung and downright pissed off. That's exactly the…

October 20, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

This Interactive Time Capsule Wants to Grant You Immortality as a Digital Avatar Yourbot preserves your persona for posterity

Today's cool but slightly horrifying vision of the future comes courtesy of Yourbot, which is a combination of a digital time capsule and man's search for immortality. Yourbot is a service…

September 29, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

Why Settle for a Standing Desk When You Could Have This Giant Hamster Wheel? Now march, drones!

Do you like the modern sensibility of a standing desk but wish it also served as a constant reminder of your work life's soul-crushing drudgery? Well then I've got good…

September 26, 2014, 12:36 PM EDT

How to Use Animated GIFs on Twitter (While Muttering Obscenities Every Step of the Way) We tested three approaches and found them all lacking

Some people think animated GIFs are stupid. Some find them charming. Possibly because of this rift, Twitter seems caught in a pictorial purgatory that makes everyone unhappy. Like it or not,…

September 26, 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

Will Elon Musk Reward The Oatmeal's Glowing Tesla Review With an $8M Donation? Cartoonist seeks help launching museum

Tesla Motors just got one hell of an unsolicited endorsement, in the form of a glowing review from Model S owner and massively popular cartoonist Matt "The Oatmeal" Inman. In a…

May 13, 2014, 6:26 PM EDT

Infographic: 8 Types of 'Working Dead' Zombies Plaguing Your Productivity Ghoulishly good marketing for AtTask

Next time you hear someone complain they can't do good marketing for a product because it's "too boring," show them this infographic for enterprise work management software AtTask. Collaboration software is…

April 25, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

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