Paper cuts, but tweets can burn.
Fruits Of The Web
If you're expecting to see any great works of English literature on the list, set your sights a little lower. (Think less E.M. Forster, more E.L. James.)
If you, like us, are frustrated by how much RAM Chrome hogs, the new release of Firefox 57 (aka Quantum) is worth giving a try.
Two American sailors claim they faced a ferocious storm, ravenous sharks and an attempted murder by a Taiwanese fishing vessel while sailing in the Pacific. But their story is full of inconsistencies and apparent falsehoods.
That's right, you can finally headstand chug something even less healthy than Natty Light.
Is "vlot" a dirty word? How about "neuk"? If you participate in this online study, you'll get to put your foreign-curse-word-guessing skills to the test.
Did you play "Counter-Strike" back in the day? You might have played against Osama bin Laden.
If you're looking for a job as a copy editor, it seems like the Pratt (KS) Tribune could use one.
Painted legs, a giant Christmas tree, a man wearing camouflage and eight other not-quite-world-changing optical illusions.
Distracted driving is a problem everywhere, so one town in Iceland is trying out a way to shock drivers into paying attention.
We're still a long ways off from screenwriters losing their jobs to robots, but if anybody wants to do an absurdist reboot of "Scrubs," there's an app for that.
A clip of Melania looking... different has spawned crazy conspiracy theories and a full-blown meme.
Whatever it turns out to be (if it turns out to be anything), the Scaramucci Post is off to a rough start, thanks to a hugely offensive Twitter poll it posted this morning.
Perhaps out of a desire to face justice — or a misunderstanding of the power of social media — Michael Zaydel (aka Champagne Torino) issued a challenge to a Michigan police department: Get 1000 shares on their next post, and he would turn himself in.
There's not a lot to it, but it's exactly what we need at the end of a pretty crummy week.
Frank Lantz's Universal Paperclips will consume you. And that's the point.
Email prankster @SINON_REBORN is on a hot streak like no other, having fooled Breitbart editors, Jared Kushner's lawyer and others in recent weeks. Now he's snookered Lisa Bloom and Lanny Davis, formerly of Harvey Weinstein's legal team.
It's very convincing, but this floor is flat.
"Dirty John" is a podcast, a longform series and a total masterpiece of true-crime storytelling.
We're not sure how this made it past any level of review, but it did and now Dove is feeling the heat.
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