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Water Wigs »

We found a bunch of awesome bald men and hurled water balloons at their heads.

The Garden of Your Mind »

Mr. Rogers gets his long overdue autotune treatment.

Welcome to the official Kickstarter page for Greece! »

Greece is a small country in the south of Europe known for inventing democracy and western philosophy and for its national motto, “Release the Kraken!”

Paula Deen’s Health Food Cookbook »

1 glass sparkling water
1 ham
Put ham in water.

Home Video Commentaries: Not Where You Saw »

“It really conveys the sound of pride leaving the body.”

Nonsense Shopping List Prank »

Got any stove babies? How about a baby-size shark cage?

Yelping With Cormac »

Taco Bell: The man spoke of his trials with the taco so terrible even God could not eat it.

Siri Meets Eliza »

How long have you been fine. Thanks for asking?

ThunderLOLcats »


Cookie Monster sings Tom Waits »

Brought to you by the letters W,T and F …

Quora: Why is U2 so popular? »

Answer summary: big market, product market fit, usability.

The 30 Harshest Author-on-Author Insults In History »

“There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope.”

Salvador Dali on “What’s My Line” »

Do you ever do drawings like comic strips? … Yes.

HP Unveils Non-Computer For Those Who Don’t Need A Computer »

With its low price and utter absence of features, the non-computer may prove irresistible even to the most reluctant consumers …

Sci-Fi IKEA Manuals »

Litsabbur … Tjardiis

Existential Star Wars »

Luke, I am still dead.

Moon in her Belly »

An absolutely mind-blowing harmonica, beatbox performance

Drain Fishing in San Francisco with Kirk Lombard »

Tips for Managing Your Child’s Brand New iPad 2 Addiction »

Tell your child that Steve Jobs just decided to give the iPad 2 a new name, which is: PRACTICING THE PIANO FOR MY PIANO LESSONS.

Ernest Hemingway, Yelper »

The coffee was good and very hot.

The Manifesto Manifesto »

Today, we write a manifesto. Today our second sentence starts with the first word of the first sentence.

Overlook Restaurant Children’s Menu »

Hallway fun!

The Great Gatsby »

… for NES

The 15 Most Depressing Foursquare Mayorships »

Harlem River Garbage Dump?

After a Thorough Battery of Tests We Can Now Recommend The Newspaper As the Best e-Reader On the Market »

What concerns us most about The Newspaper is its lack of Wi-Fi. Battery life, however, is a plus …

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik