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Man builds a singing Furby organ, and the results are horrifying

By Brian Koerber2018-02-12 23:00:17 UTC [embedded content] Remember Furbys, the must-have creepy, robotic toy of the 1998 holiday season? Well, they never went away, they were just resting, and now they’re ready for their revival. YouTuber Sam Battle of LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER finally found a use for all of those abandoned Furbys by building his very own Furby organ. Yes, he turned 44 Furbys into a musical instrument. After

Pun-filled Valentine's Day cards that will make your loved one smile

Image: Getty Images By Morgan Sung2018-02-12 22:32:24 UTC Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary, or just because, love is always best expressed with humor — even if it’s an eye-rolling worthy pun. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here are a few of Etsy’s best puns for your loved ones.  “I Chews You”  Image: etsy/HODLONDON Give your Valentine the gift of Kanye this year with this “Loving you

The mystery of the guy with 2 phones behind selfie kid at the Super Bowl

Image: getty images By Morgan Sung2018-02-05 23:50:51 UTC When 13-year-old Ryan McKenna tried to take a selfie with Justin Timberlake during the Super Bowl halftime show, he instantly became a meme. Twitter was flooded with pictures and GIFs of McKenna on his phone during the performance, while Justin Timberlake danced only a few inches away.  But look a little closer at that selfie and you’ll see something else.  As @TommySledge

These guys broke the world record for the highest basketball shot

By Johnny Lieu2018-01-23 00:53:48 UTC [embedded content] Most of us struggle to get a basketball in the hoop from mere feet away. Yet Australian YouTubers How Ridiculous have made something of an art of shooting from long distances, breaking the world record back in 2016 for the world’s highest basketball shot. Well they’ve done it again, this time over the Maletsunyane Falls in Lesotho, Africa with an unbelievably epic 201.422

Vermont just legalized marijuana. Here's why that's so important.

Weed, dude.Image: The Washington Post/Getty Images By Brian Koerber2018-01-22 23:13:06 UTC  The Green Mountain State now has a totally different meaning for Vermont. For the first time, a state legislature in the U.S. legalized adult cannabis use for adults 21 and older. The other states that allow recreational cannabis use — Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Maine, as well as Washington D.C. — got there with ballot measures. 

Delightfully well-meaning grandma doesn't understand how Uber works

Keep track of those ‘Uber appointments.’Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock By Shannon Connellan2018-01-01 23:47:03 UTC Remember a time before Uber? Your grandma does, and she’s more pure than this world will ever be again. Especially reddit user ck2400’s grandma, who presented her grandchild with a 2018 weekly pocket planner because she “thought this would be good for your Uber appt’s.” Not quite how Uber works, but incredibly sweet. Sure, Uber’s app can keep

Newsweek tweets scarily tone-deaf photo of MLK Jr. in a casket

Image: The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images By Heather Dockray2018-01-01 21:44:37 UTC The next time you’re thinking of tweeting a photo of a Civil Rights legend in a casket, just, uh … don’t. Earlier today, the Newsweek twitter account shared a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his casket with the caption, “Have you seen my brother Martin?” The tweet was promptly deleted, but not before it caught the

Alternative Christmas ornaments to discourage your cat from climbing the tree

By Shelby Slauer2017-12-18 23:53:10 UTC Decorating the Christmas tree is one of the most fun parts of the holiday season, unless you have a cat.  Then, it can be a hazardous event putting all of your favorite ornaments when your cat may climb it and knock the whole thing down at any second. That’s why we’ve compiled some ideas for Christmas ornaments that should discourage your cat from climbing the

85-year-old grandma is so happy to get a fidget spinner for her birthday

By Brian Koerber2017-12-18 22:51:03 UTC Looking back on the year 2017, it’s hard to not point to the fidget spinner as one notable thing that didn’t make us cry (most of the time). Here’s one more feel-good spinner story to close out the year. (Hopefully we’ll never have to hear about them again after this, but I can’t make any promises, folks.)  20-year-old Fiona Szilagy of Calgary, Canada, was visiting

Watch 100 people admit to the random stuff they stole

By Brian Koerber2017-12-05 00:02:49 UTC [embedded content] We’ve all done things we’re not proud of, but would you admit those things on camera for some sweet, sweet viral content? King of all things 100, Cut Video managed to get 100 people to admit to stealing various things in their past on camera, without much convincing at all. Items ranged from pens from the office to cars and weed. Let’s hope