Internet Category

Before you have a rage stroke, that’s not just another clickbait headline. It’s true and I’ll tell you why. First, let’s back up and take a moment to bask in the majesty of the Internet. In terms of sheer size, scope, and overall effect on humanity, it’s a pretty sweet invention–maybe even one of the most important inventions of all human history. (Obviously, the #1 most important will always be melted cheese.) Almost everything in the developed world has been revolutionized by and now depends on the internet: shopping, universityRead More
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I know the internet is obsessed with cats and curling. So, why not put them together? I can’t wait to see this sport in the next winter games! Yes.Read More
Please stop whatever you are doing at this moment and go to shoshigames.tumblr.com. Frequent worrier and pop culture aficionado Shoshanna from Girls (or at least her photoshopped face) has taken over the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in “Shoshi Games 2014.” Yoooou’re welcome.     View the full gallery at shoshigames.tumblr.com.Read More

Posted On February 10, 2014By Sophie TahranIn Internet, The Scene

This Website Will Change Your Life: IFTTT.com

In the cluttered world of YouTube, it’s often difficult to decide what to watch.  Between the sea of cat videos, epic meal suggestions, and the ever-growing FAIL catalogue, it can sometimes seem like you’d break a greater mental sweat (*ahem) “brushing up on your typing skills” than keeping up with your subscriptions. Luckily, there are oases scattered across the brain-dead wasteland of YouTube, the most refreshing of which is provided by none other than the Public Broadcast Service.  Hosted by spirited think-geek Mike Rugnetta (@mikerugnetta), PBS’s Idea Channel deconstructs InternetRead More

Posted On January 27, 2014By Ascher RobbinsIn Internet, The Scene

The Dark Side of Social Media

Social media is critical in today’s world. Many of us depend on it as a primary form of communication. We use it to keep in touch with old friends whose birthdays we might otherwise forget. We use it to learn more about our friends. We use it to share important events in our lives with all of our friends. Without a doubt, social media has lots of GREAT uses. However, like anything in this world, there are cons for every pro. Here are some of the WORST ways people useRead More
After the news broke that the always-polarizing Justin Bieber got arrested today on charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest, the internet, and especially Twitter, became inundated with various reactions to the singer’s arrest. Not surprising, seeing that ‘Da Biebs has BY FAR the most Twitter followers any human has ever had. Soon, the trends #FreeBieber and #DeportBieber were going HAM on the Twitterverse. No matter whether you love Bieber, or love to hate him, here are the five images Twitter produced that HAVE to make you laugh…orRead More

Posted On January 3, 2014By Devon MoodyIn Internet, The Scene

The Best Vines of the Year: Worth the Distraction

In the past year, we were introduced to short, 6-second videos that captured our A.D.D.-addled minds and distracted us for (sometimes) hours on end. Vines were introduced in January of 2013 and progressively grew more and more popular throughout the year. This Vine compilation of the best of the year showcases some of the most creative (and ridiculous) Vines. And when you’re done, YouTube suggests more compilations to watch – turning a 30-minute break into 4 hours of Vine compilation marathons.     And click here for the official VineRead More

Posted On December 31, 2013By Ascher RobbinsIn Internet, The Scene

The 10 Best Tweets of 2013

What better way is there to recap a year than to revisit the tweets that mattered most? THERE ISN’T ONE. Without further ado, here are the 10 most noteworthy tweets of the past year… #10 – Miley Montana blonde hurrrrr errrrrrwurrrrr pic.twitter.com/lHNzrAUDuV — Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) November 21, 2013 I don’t know how anyone finds this critter attractive anymore. I’ve seen more sexually appealing flounder. And even they have less terrifying eyebrows.   #9 – Amanda Bynes   About to put on makeup! I weigh 135, I’ve gained weight!Read More