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OkCupid Will Let Users Pay To Promote Themselves

OkCupid Will Let Users Pay To Promote Themselves

View this image › mail-attachment.googleusercontent.com The new “promote me” feature, which OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder says will be given a “splashy interface” at the official launch. (Note that they take Bitcoin!) Just about 24 hours ago, OkCupid quietly launched a feature it plans to formalize — and publicize widely — in the next few weeks: […]

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The Men Who Tweet Too Much

The Men Who Tweet Too Much

View this image › Via Twitter: @buzzfeedandrew At the moment of this writing, a man named Thom has tweeted 192,587 times. He signed up for Twitter three and a half years ago, which would work out to one tweet every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day. But he says his activity really didn’t pick up […]

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The Secret Author Of Your Friends’ Facebook Updates

The Secret Author Of Your Friends' Facebook Updates

View this image › Last Sunday, Jennifer C. updated her Facebook status. Her friends found it funny; two commented, and three clicked the like button. “Fact of life…After Monday & Tuesday, even the calendar says W T F !!” was the status Jennifer had written. Except she hadn’t written it. And neither had the other […]

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24 Things That Prove Video Games Are All Grown Up

24 Things That Prove Video Games Are All Grown Up

1. These are no longer considered cutting-edge graphics. View this image › brandon kuzma 2. Pong is officially over-the-hill. View this image › youtube.com 3. The model for Lara Croft will be over-the-hill before Obama’s second term is over. View this image › screened.com 4. Crash Bandicoot is old enough to drive. View this image […]

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Condescending Corporate Brand Page

Condescending Corporate Brand Page

View this image › View this image › View this image › The page launched in late July, but they need to update more! Go “LIKE” their page so they update more! Just Like It!Here it is! Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/copyranter/condescending-corporate-brand-page

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Whoa, Indie Sci-Fi Is Getting Really Impressive

Whoa, Indie Sci-Fi Is Getting Really Impressive

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/49580248. The director, Kevin Margo, a CG artist by trade, has also posted a video detailing the VFX process behind the modestly funded short. It was shot with a DSLR over two weekends, but at moments could easily pass for a wide release feature film. Video available at: http://vimeo.com/32438100. Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/jwherrman/whoa-indie-sci-fi-is-getting-really-impressive

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What Happens When You Cross An Animated GIF And A Snowglobe?

What Happens When You Cross An Animated GIF And A Snowglobe?

View this image › Remember how, in the “The Wizard of Oz,” the Wicked Witch of the West had a giant crystal ball filled with film footage of Dorothy and her friends at her disposal? Sure you do, it was mesmerizing. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=KnMa652dZ5E. The poppies! youtube.com Thanks to a pair of San Francisco […]

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14 Google Products That Are Also Metal Bands

14 Google Products That Are Also Metal Bands

1. Chrome View this image › As a bonus, their greatest hits album is titled Chrome Box. 2. Earth Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=G4M_Np53-A0. Pioneers of both drone-doom and geospatial topography. 3. Droid View this embed › Technically it’s Motorola, but close enough. 4. Zeitgeist Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=6Bx5njQrqkQ. Google’s annual trend report has inspired at […]

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Why One Newspaper Is Backing Away From Facebook

Why One Newspaper Is Backing Away From Facebook

View this image › hipgenius.com Social Reader apps are probably best known for their automatic, or “frictionless,” sharing. The feature was both loathed and effective in a brute-force kind of way: It drove millions of new readers to content produced by publications venerable and new. The Guardian, out of London, was one of the early […]

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