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The 12 Memes of Christmas!

(YouTube link) Mashable brings us an internet carol, featuring lots of internet memes and appearances by some original meme characters, such as Scumbag Steve, Chuck Testa, and Tardar Sauce. See the entire list of participants at the YouTube page. -via Holy Kaw!

The Instant Cat Meme: Grumpy Cat

She’s funny, she channels emotions we all share but tend to hide, and she’s a cat. Is it any wonder that the internet loves Grumpy Cat? It was only two months ago that Bryan Bundesen (Cataliades) posted a picture of a cat to reddit with the words “Meet grumpy cat.” This is the picture that came [...]

The Hall of Technical Documentation Weirdness

Internet old timers might recall the Hall of Technical Documentation Weirdness, in which Darren Barefoot posted technical writing and pictures that made your head hurt. Someone explained this to me once: the least competent person on any project is assigned to write the manual because he’s not contributing much to the actual project. Other examples [...]

Death of a Nyan Cat

If you surf the internet, then at some point you have probably seen Nyan Cat. The original creator of that infectiously addicting 8-bit rainbow meme, Chris Torres, has informed the internet that his cat Marty (inspiration for Nyan Cat) has passed away. A week ago Marty started acting strange and the responsible owner Torres quickly brought [...]

Man Turns Old Bus into Corner Office

According to internet rumor, a man in Hungary cut up a scrapped Ikarus bus and turned it into a home office. It’s probably no longer street legal, but the lights still work. You can see more photos at the link. Link -via Walyou

How To Draw A Cartoon Pirate

One of the biggest made-up holidays we love to celebrate on the internet, if not in real life, is Talk Like a Pirate Day, which is this Wednesday! You don’t have to be an “Arrr-tist” to leave your mark with a little pirate cartoon. It’s easy to draw, thanks to a tutorial by Mark Anderson [...]

The Missing Links: TV Apartment Blueprints

“Friendster doesn’t fit in with President Bush’s Internet strategy.” This 2004 BusinessWeek article examined how John Kerry and John Edwards leveraged Friendster to boost their campaigns. * Speaking of the Moon, It Will be Blue Tomorrow That only happens once in a… well, you know the rest. * Internet Rule #1: All Bill Murray Items Must Be Reposted Bill Wearing [...]

"Anternet": What Ants and the Internet Have In Common

Quick: what do ants and the Internet have in common? A Stanford ant biologist and a computer scientist came up with the answer: On the surface, ants and the Internet don’t seem to have much in common. [...]

Glowing blue lights wash up in Japan

Photographs of strange glowing blue objects on a Japanese shoreline have been circulating the Internet. The mysterious objects washed up on a beach in…

The Internet Map

No matter how much you zoom out, The Internet Map is bigger than you think. Developed by Ruslan Enikeev, it includes the 350,000 largest sites on the web! I’m pretty sure the different colors represent different languages. Neatorama is the medium-sized blue dot between Boing Boing and Buzzfeed, to the left of reddit. There’s a [...]