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This is soooo funny. So funny it hurts. Ok, so maybe I’ve been guilty of one or two of these. Ok, maybe you have too. The more you’re guilty, the funnier it is. To many, the Internet is a world full of promise. To others, a ripe field ready to be harvested by douchebags. Both…

So, it appears that Batman is on Twitter. From the newly renamed Blastr site, I give you a selection of Batman’s 34 greatest tweets: Watch out criminal scum, I’m trying to kick caffeine again. And we all remembered what happened last time, don’t we? DON’T WE!!! Going to help with the clean up effort in…

From McSweeney’s, a glimpse into the future perhaps… 7 Awesome Ways Barnyard Animals Are Like Communism The 11 Stupidest Things Phonies Do To Ruin The World 8 Surprising Ways West Egg Is Exemplary Of The Hollowness Of The American Dream And that’s only the first half of them…head on over to the original link for…

Priceless, just priceless. PALO ALTO, CA–All 1,472 employees of Facebook, Inc. reportedly burst out in uncontrollable laughter Wednesday following Albuquerque resident Jason Herrick’s attempts to protect his personal information from exploitation on the social-networking site. “Look, he’s clicking ‘Friends Only’ for his e-mail address. Like that’s going to make a difference!” howled infrastructure manager Evan…

Funniest. Onion. Article. Ever. New Social Networking Site Changing The Way Oh, Christ, Forget It: Let Someone Else Report On This Bullshit Virtually every line is laugh-out-loud funny. According to sources we feel really, really sorry for, Foursquare works by allowing users to “check in” from their present location, whether it be a bar, restaurant,…

Ah, The Onion. A true repository of snark and snideitude But as the winter lingered, Spirit began producing thousands of pages of sometimes rambling and dubious data, ranging from complaints that the Martian surface was made up almost entirely of the same basalt, to long-winded rants questioning the exorbitant cost and scientific relevance of the…

From The Cronk of Higher Education, New First Year Experience Class: How To Not Be An Asshole, this is very funny. The six-week class is comprised of five modules: So You’re Drunk: A Guide To Quietly Stumbling Home Street Signs Are Not Dorm Room Decorations Streaking: A Fast-Track To Suspension Noises Neighbors Hate To Hear…

This one’s on Cracked.com and, unusually for them, is Safe for Work. Now, I’m down with making education more interactive, social, customizable, multitasking, multimedia and web-enabled and all that, but for every good thing there are potential downsides. And Cracked’s article nicely sums up some of the more, shall we say, absurd and ridiculous implications…

OK, so Friday Fun a day late. Anyways, April Fools day was a couple of days ago and I thought that the ScienceBlogs home page was the funniest science-related prank of the day. So, for those of you that missed the headline and the little story that went with it, here goes: CERN Scientists Awaken…

John Scalzi’s latest AMC column Why Hollywood Always, Always Gets the Future Wrong is, as usual, very smart and right on target. And pretty funny too. Everybody gets the future wrong. It’s not just Hollywood or science fiction writers. When it comes to the future, no one knows anything. At the close of the 19th…

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