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It's that time of year again when our favorite websites try to pull the wool over our eyes with elaborate pranks. No matter how aware you are of the fact that it's April 1st, you're likely to fall victim to at least one prank on the funniest day of the year. From the Nobel Peace Prize naming Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Lawrence as the co-recipients for 2013, to Seamless.com offering "Deluxe Delivery" to upgrade the hotness of their delivery boys, here are some of the best Internet tricks of 2013.
Even the most dedicated worker needs a break during their 9 t0 5 (or later) desk job, and sometimes a walk around the block isn't entertaining enough to keep your mind off whatever task you have waiting back at your desk. So when your eyes are starting to cross from your Excel grids and Word docs, take a break and check out these 10 cool Tumblrs -- it's the only way to regain your sanity. More»
It's that time of year again when our favorite websites try to pull the wool over our eyes with elaborate pranks. No matter how aware you are of the fact that it's April 1st, you're likely to fall victim to at least one prank on the funniest day of the year. From a fake sex tape to a journey to the center of the earth, here's some of the best Internet tricks of 2012. More»
Navigating New York City is confusing -- having direction in the NYC dating game is even more confusing. So, here is a quick summary of the best dating blogs to browse through. Scroll through our favorite picks, and add them to your bookmark lists and Google readers. Hope is near, and if the trend of dating-advice blogs says anything, it is that we are all in this together. More»
Less than a month after Tumblr updated their policies to prohibit any content that promotes self-harm (including anorexia and bulimia), Pinterest is following suit by banning "thinspiration" or "thinspo" boards from their site, as well as any boards that "explicitly encourage self-harm or self-abuse," the site wrote in an email that was sent to all users. The new policy will go into effect on April 6th. More»
Forget planking and Tebowing, #draping is the newest trend in Internet memes. In honor of Don Draper's return to television, Mad Men fans have taken over the web, recreating Draper's official pose- cigarette in hand with one arm draped over a chair. With its own tumblr and Twitter hashtag, #draping has everyone from babies to students to animals trying to pull a Don Draper. From every corner of the planet, here's some of the best #draping. More»
According to Craigslist, there are over 50 million people in the US alone who use the site to find everything from used furniture to potential roommates. But not all of the transactions are as kosher. From a boy who traded his used cell phone for a Porsche to a cheating husband who called 911 on his Craigslist mistress, we have rounded up the most ridiculous things that have happened thanks to Craigslist. More»
There comes a point in every person's life when you have trolled every bar in the city looking for a nice, normal person to date. You have exhausted yourself and your friends on this search, and it seems like there's no where else to turn. Fear not, the internet is here to rescue you! From farmer's to inmates, the plethora of dating sites that exist proves that there really is someone for everyone. More»
There is no rhyme or reason behind what content trends on the internet these days. From pictures of dogs underwater chasing after balls, to cats dressed up as Times New Roman, you never know what will go viral. Here are some of the most bizarre internet memes.
By now, everyone has seen some variation of the "Shit Girls Say" video. First, the video went viral, and then, like any proper disease, it took a turn for the worse. Now, there are endless parodies of the original, each getting more specific than the last. We sat through hours minutes of inane videos so you didn't have to, and rounded up the best of the "Shit (insert type of people) Say" videos. Enjoy? More»
There are many, many things to process here. One, Brian Williams hates Lana del Rey. Two, Brian Williams reads Gawker on the reg. Three, Brian Williams can't spell hipster, but casually uses phrases like "awfully fallow", and "sh*t". Prepare yourself for crippling infatuation: here is a leaked e-mail from everyone's favorite newsman to founder of Gawker, Nick Denton. More»
Friday, May 24
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.