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Father Hires In-Game Assassins To Kill His Lazy Son’s Video Game Characters

23-year old Xiao Feng doesn’t want to get a job. He’d rather spend his time playing video games. To discourage this activity, Feng’s father hired players to hunt down and slay his son’s characters: Unhappy with his son not finding a job, Feng decided to hire players in his son’s favorite online games to hunt down [...]

Today’s Contest: Other ’90s TV Shows That Deserve Sequels

Let’s say you worked at a major TV network. Your job is to revive one show from the 1990s with the original cast, but years later. Not a remake. For example, Bill Simmons and Brian Austin Green recently discussed 9021-Old on a podcast, where the West Beverly alums would be navigating life in their late-30s. [...]

That’s a Big Scarecrow

This scarecrow would scare off not only crows, but also children, monsters, and small planes! I don’t know who made this scarecrow or where it was (the picture is at least three years old), but he did an awesome job building it. Link

Something Witty

Something witty and thought-provoking. That’s what my boss told me to write on this- post! I am actually super excited to find this because I have actually been to that restaurant (half off after 11!) in Pittsburgh- where I went to school. Seriously I have eaten there at least a dozen times as it was [...]

Here’s Why We Can’t Get Jobs

Unemployment can make it harder to get a job. That sounds strange, but it’s a truism in the placement and recruiting industry. Once you spend any amount of time without a job, getting one at all become more difficult. Even though corporation have unfilled job openings, they tend to not hire the unemployed. According to 36 [...]

What Bane’s Life Is Like After The Dark Knight

(Funny Or Die Link) Oh how the mighty have fallen! It appears that Bane has been forced to take a dead end job as a telemarketer since being defeated by the Dark Knight, because even Bane’s gotta pay the bills somehow… Watch as he makes his way through an ordinary world, and try your best to understand what [...]

Please Hire My Wife Billboard

Now isn’t this romantic? Brandon Stuard wanted to show support for his wife Holly with her job search, so he decided to surprise her with this: Brandon Stuard wanted to do something special for wife Holly Stuard in what seemed [...]

Artists Are Happier at Their Jobs Than The Rest of Us

Many parents I know privately cringe when their children want to go to art school. And for good reasons: It’s expensive and job prospects afterwards aren’t exactly bright. But there’s one bright side to being [...]

Have You Ever Wondered How Netflix Categorizes Their Films?

I always thought that Netflix’s movies were categorized by the movie studios when they submit them, but as it turns out, there is an actual job where people get paid to watch movies and classify them. You can read more about the job over at the link, but personally, all I want to know is [...]

The Museum That’s Full of Cats

(Video Link) The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg has a dark secret under its floorboards -65 cats. Actually, it’s more adorable than dark, as these kitties aren’t just there to brighten up the place -they have a job to do; it’s their job to keep the museum free from rodents. With that many cats in the [...]