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It's the 5-year anniversary of 'Forever Alone'—so, are you still alone?

It was five years ago today that a FunnyJunk user with the handle Azuul uploaded a Rage Comic that culminated with a grotesque visage which became known, at the precise moment it appeared, as the...

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United Airlines faces criticism after Muslim woman is denied an unopened can...

Tahera Ahmad, an associate chaplain at Northwestern University, claims that on a recent United Airlines flight she was disallowed from possessing something most frequent fliers get all the time: an...

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#NotMyAmerica points out the hypocrisy of anti-Islamic protests

Twitter has launched #NotMyAmerica in response to yesterday's anti-Islamic protest at a Phoenix, Ariz., mosque. The hashtag supports the hundreds of counterprotesters who overwhelmed yesterday's...

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Don't call Caitlyn Jenner 'he' or this Twitter bot will call you out on it

Caitlyn Jenner, the new name of the retired athlete and reality TV star formerly known as Bruce Jenner, was unveiled to the world at noon on Monday, June 1. Within minutes, Twitter was ablaze with...

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Caitlyn Jenner just beat President Obama's big Internet record

As soon as Vanity Fair unveiled its incredible July cover featuring a glamorous Jessica Lange lookalike known as Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce), the Internet exploded with reactions. Congratulatory...

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See the moment Nick Young proposed to Iggy Azalea

A majority of Iggy Azalea's Great Escape tour was recently canceled. Azalea says it was a personal choice to preserve her mental health, but there was speculation that there wasn't enough interest, or...

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'Star Wars: Rogue One' screenwriter has a science question for Neil deGrasse...

As if it weren't already clear that we've entered a new generation of Star Wars, it is now—the writers are apparently taking actual science into account.On Sunday, Chris Weitz paused his work on next...

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Pinterest unveils buy buttons, and your online shopping addiction just got worse

The one safety measure preventing you from impulsively buying things you pin on Pinterest is gone. Pinterest has officially announcedbuyable pins, making it possible to purchase clothes, food, home...

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Oregon launches Booklandia.TV, a literary-focused Web channel

The University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication, facing a tight turn away from the old style of doing journalism, but facing the continued need for its existence, has turned to Web...

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Parents, stop publicly shaming your kids on the Internet

Note: This article discusses themes of suicide and child abuse. Last weekend, 13-year-old Isabel Laxamana committed suicide in Tacoma, Washington. The teen appeared to be struggling with depression...

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Questlove's neighbors get a sweet apology after he stole their pizza

Not really sure what circumstance would have allowed Questlove to steal a pizza from his neighbor—like, did the delivery guy just leave it on this person’s welcome mat?—but at any rate, pizza was...

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John Cleese and Piers Morgan had a British brawl on Twitter

Where the hell did we get this idea that British people are proper, polite, and unfailingly reserved? If they're not glassing their best mate in a pub or spreading lies with sleazy tabloids, they're...

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FireTweet app lets users tweet in countries where Twitter is banned

In the summer of 2009, the Obama administration reached out to Twitter with an unusual request. The company planned to take the social network offline for a short period of time to perform some...

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Ted Cruz's tribute to Ronald Reagan goes hilariously wrong

Ronald Reagan, America's 40th president, died 11 years ago today. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)—who, like every other Republican presidential candidate, wants to be seen as the next Reagan—marked the...

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Is Zimbabwe on the brink of another genocide?

In early-1980s Zimbabwe, then and current President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party was in the post-independence throes of eliminating opposition parties. The main opposition was the Zapu party,...

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Teen somehow survives epic cruise ship fall

While railing surfing on a recent cruise, Annie Schwenker took a pretty nasty tumble."Don't fall, don't fall off. Annie don't fall!" the 17-year-old's friend Maddie exclaims right as she plummets into...

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7 things only your BFF knows about you

Today is National Best Friends Day, according to whichever Hallmark exec is in charge of deciding these things. Bet you’ve got something really special planned for your BFF, yeah? No? What the hell,...

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U.S. to adopt HTTPS on all public government sites by 2017

Visiting U.S. government websites is about to get a little more secure. The White House announced Monday that it planns to have every single .gov website use HTTPS by the end of next year. In essence,...

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Larry King tells Conan how he crafts his priceless tweets

Larry King isn't tweeting out random things; he’s putting out a stream of consciousness. The longtime talk-show host and avid tweeter—who famously doesn't actually post his own tweets—talked to Conan...

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Twitter takes a baby step against harassment with shared block lists

Twitter—notoriously blasé about the widespread harassment that plagues its platform—appears to be stumbling toward improvement. On Wednesday the company announced an export feature for block lists,...

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