Josh Lafortune

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How a group of Redditors is creating a fake stock market to figure out the value of memes

Memes rule everything around me<p>Like jokes, dreams, and teen culture, it’s uncool to explain a meme. Explanations take effort, and effort is antithetical to an art form that begs to be perceived as effortless.<p>r/MemeEconomy is a quirky solution, a subreddit in which people discuss memes as if they’re …

These dank Christian memes are lit with holy fire

It’s funny that bad, out-of-touch meme culture has become a meme itself. For some reason, the idea of intentionally getting internet humor …

Call of Duty

Google's newest software is named 'Parsey McParseface' — no, seriously

Today, Google introduces Parsey McParseface — a free new tool, born from Google's research division to help computers better parse and understand English sentences.<p>"We were having trouble thinking of a good name, and then someone said, 'We could just call it Parsey McParseface!' So... yup," says a …

Science Watch: Sleazy Space Sex

Rain mountain! Embryo debate! Mercury crossing! Leopard range! High metabolism! Huge holes! Dead starfish! And grotesque intimations of the carnal …

Star Wars: Darth Maul movie made by fans over the course of two years

Darth Maul, the villain from <i>Star Wars’</i> <i>Episode I – The Phantom Menace</i> is getting his time in the spotlight in a new fan-made film released on YouTube …

16 reasons to never take your kids to Abu Dhabi

<b>1. By travelling to Abu Dhabi, parents run the risk of dangerously opening their children’s minds to different languages, cultures, experiences and</b> …

Abu Dhabi

R2-D2 Creator Tony Dyson Dead At 68

The inventor of the everyone's favorite astromech droid will be missed.<p>Tony Dyson, the man who built <i>Star Wars</i>' most iconic cylindrical robot, was found dead of natural causes today at the age of 68.<p>R2-D2 was designed by Ralph McQuarrie and co-developed by John Stears, but it was Tony Dyson who …

Mark Hamill Says Luke Skywalker Could Be Gay

Actor Mark Hamill says Luke Skywalker could be gay if viewers want him to be. After director J.J. Abrams hinted that there could be gay characters in …

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