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Lawyer demands $20,000, so webcomic raises $100,000 from the Internet

Can’t decide on a typeface? This flowchart will help you choose

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The world of typography is a vast, rich landscape of subtle curves, geometry, ink and pixels…unless of course you’ve only heard of Helvetica, Comic Sans, Times New Roman and Georgia. In that case, you must admit your inexcusable ignorance and use this flow chart: So You Need A Typeface: Here’s...
Can’t decide on a typeface? This flowchart will help you choose

Sound off: What can TNW do better?

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Here at TNW we have one goal – to be the world’s technology blog. We’ve done our level best to be a lightning-fast, deadly-accurate source of technology news, with a healthy dose of Internet culture and humor to boot. But we’re not foolish enough to think that our work is...
Sound off: What can TNW do better?
Lawyer attacking The Oatmeal shocked by big mean Internet's reaction

We Hope This Gawd-Awful Cover Letter For An Engineering Job Is Fake

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A firm called Open Source Staffing published a job listing for a contract-to-hire API Engineer position located in New York City. According to a tipster, OSS got the following cover letter, which we sincerely hope was an attempt at humor – and not an attempt to get a job: Dear Open...
We Hope This Gawd-Awful Cover Letter For An Engineering Job Is Fake
Watch this: Guy Pearce in the first four minutes of 'Lockout'

The original iPad is in its death throes, and that’s a very good thing

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As we were watching Apple’s iPad event today, something struck me as we looked at the new app releases. Most notably, Apple’s (FINALLY!) inclusion of iPhoto on the device raised my eyebrows, because I have to wonder exactly how well these features are going to work on the first-generation iPad....
The original iPad is in its death throes, and that’s a very good thing

The Obama Effect: There Were 1.6 Million Tweets About Gay Marriage Yesterday

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At exactly 3:01 yesterday afternoon, I looked over at TweetDeck and saw this:Well, good for Barack Obama. This is what leadership is about RT @emilybazelon: He did it!-- James Fallows (@JamesFallows) May 9, 2012 For the next half hour or so, I was glued to Twitter, watching this moment explode...
The Obama Effect: There Were 1.6 Million Tweets About Gay Marriage Yesterday

To Twitter, on Your Sixth Birthday

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It’s Twitter’s sixth birthday today, counting from when Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet on March 21, 2006. According to Wikipedia, here are some child development markers we can expect from a six-year-old: “Movements are more precise and deliberate, though some clumsiness persists”; “span of attention increases; can concentrate effort...
To Twitter, on Your Sixth Birthday

Fighting Frivolous Legal Threats With Humor & Charity: The Oatmeal Vs. FunnyJunk

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What could be worse that a web site apparently using your content without permission? How about getting a legal threat from that same site demanding a $20,000 payment? Faced with this type of crazy situation, Matthew Inman, aka The Oatmeal, responded with the type of humor and out-of-the-box... Please visit Marketing Land...
Fighting Frivolous Legal Threats With Humor & Charity: The Oatmeal Vs. FunnyJunk

Sqoot: We Screwed Up, Hackathon May Not Go On

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The cofounders of daily deals aggregator Sqoot have issued a full apology on their blog for a lame joke that made its way into the description of a Boston hackathon and offended the Internet. The joke and subsequent backlash that cost the organizers of the Boston API Jam four sponsors at...
Sqoot: We Screwed Up, Hackathon May Not Go On

Today's Scuttlebot: Prospectus Humor and 3rd World Start-ups

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Wednesday's selection includes an explanation of the dreaded vertical video syndrome, Tony Fadel on creativity and a discussion on why there are not more technology start-ups in developing countries....
Today's Scuttlebot: Prospectus Humor and 3rd World Start-ups

Unfunniest Tweet About Facebook IPO: We Have a Winner!

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(elitedaily.com) As we all know, the Facebook IPO is upon us. One of the things This Means For You: legions of unpaid amateurs are going to be taking to their various social media outlets at their own risk to then endanger the rest of human populace with their patently unfunny insights (as...
Unfunniest Tweet About Facebook IPO: We Have a Winner!
Lawyer tries and fails to shut down The Oatmeal's charitable fundraiser

IHT Rendezvous: Fighting Cyberbullies With Laws and Laughter

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Online abusers can drive their innocent victims to despair and even suicide. Some victims are using the law to punish the perpetrators, while others are opting for humor....
IHT Rendezvous: Fighting Cyberbullies With Laws and Laughter

It’s come to this. iTunes humor…

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It’s come to this. iTunes humor…

YouTube And Shiva Rajaraman Bring Intelligent Channel Picks To Online Video

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How do you create technology to recommend new channels to users? And when does a person need to step in to curate these recommendations? In this extended version of the conversation from our latest issue, we chat with Shiva Rajaraman, Group Product Manager for YouTube."On YouTube, our top queries are...
YouTube And Shiva Rajaraman Bring Intelligent Channel Picks To Online Video

Air Mail for iPhone and iPad Offers Bursts of Fun

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While it shoots for a Disney-like touch, Air Mail's humor and strange story ultimately makes it a bit rougher around the edges, and perhaps more memorable as a result....
Air Mail for iPhone and iPad Offers Bursts of Fun

Microsoft's ads, humor boost consumer opinion of IE

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Microsoft's recent campaigns touting Internet Explorer 9 have moved IE's quality perception needle for U.S. adults, according to BrandIndex, a brand quality measurement company....
Microsoft's ads, humor boost consumer opinion of IE

Moot’s New Startup Canvas Celebrates Its First Birthday and One Millionth Post

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One of Canvas's most popular posts. Canvas members received a celebratory email in their inbox this morning. The image-driven social website celebrated its first birthday this week, as well as its one millionth post. As a sign the startup is all growns up, Canvas also announced that you no longer...
Moot’s New Startup Canvas Celebrates Its First Birthday and One Millionth Post

Mark Hamill Won't Voice The Joker Again After 'Batman: Arkham Asylum 2' - ComicsAlliance | Comics culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews

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Mark Hamill Won't Voice The Joker Again After 'Batman: Arkham Asylum 2' - ComicsAlliance | Comics culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews

Today's Scuttlebot: Twitter Humor and Rethinking the Car

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important as well as peculiar items. Tuesday's selection includes items on a major makeover for transportation, an intentionally silly recruiting video from Twitter, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and a board member departing at Hewlett-Packard....
Today's Scuttlebot: Twitter Humor and Rethinking the Car

The Entire “Star Wars” Saga Told in Less Than 3 Minutes… with Legos [VIDEO]

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I think we can all agree that Legos are the best toy ever. And YouTube videos in which Lego people act out movies and such are the perfect way to break up a dreary day. Well, put in your headphones and close that Excel doc. We bring you: The...
The Entire “Star Wars” Saga Told in Less Than 3 Minutes… with Legos [VIDEO]

A Visual Representation Of Apple's No Flash Support Policy On The iPhone And iPad

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ROFLROFLOL! I see what you did there. Of course, it would have been funnier if Wonder Woman was the one missing. Get it? Because she's a woman. And women, as you may well know, are notoriously poor drivers but will sometimes flash their hooters if you honk your horn...
A Visual Representation Of Apple's No Flash Support Policy On The iPhone And iPad

RT @lateaserikard: humor, offbeat email Bangkok And More http://goo.gl/fb/wjEa #adulthumor #funnyoffbeatemails

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RT @lateaserikard: humor, offbeat email Bangkok And More http://goo.gl/fb/wjEa #adulthumor #funnyoffbeatemails

RT @rubrikbahasa: Tentang Tahi Lalat dan Tetek-bengek: Humor & imajinasi dlm pembuatan istilah http://bit.ly/b0RlVu #fb

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RT @rubrikbahasa: Tentang Tahi Lalat dan Tetek-bengek: Humor & imajinasi dlm pembuatan istilah http://bit.ly/b0RlVu #fb

RT @lateaserikard: humor, offbeat email 23rd Psalm http://goo.gl/fb/UUbC #adulthumor #funnyoffbeatemails

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RT @lateaserikard: humor, offbeat email 23rd Psalm http://goo.gl/fb/UUbC #adulthumor #funnyoffbeatemails

A Very Short Version of Wikipedia

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The contributors at Wikipedia use a few thousand words to describe Google. The simple edition of Wikipedia too has a page on Google that is slightly shorter but still runs into a few hundred words. Now meet Ten Word Wiki, a Twitter style version of Wikipedia that only describes...
A Very Short Version of Wikipedia

Developer humor. Funny (even though I'm not a developer). http://bit.ly/9gVwFz

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Developer humor. Funny (even though I'm not a developer). http://bit.ly/9gVwFz

Comics of the Week #15

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Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and...
Comics of the Week #15
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