Well, That's One Way to Prank a Person

As most of her fans know, Ellen DeGeneres has been messing (hilariously) with Today Show host Matt Lauer. Now, it'd seem, Matt's decided to get even. After opening her car door and spilling ping pong balls all over a parking lot, DeGeneres discovers a cardboard cutout of her prankster buried inside. » 3/22/15 10:00am 3/22/15 10:00am

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo Welcomes Worst Cat Ever Into the World

The Zoological Society of London Whipsnade Zoo received an unusual Christmas gift last year, which is pretty much the worst cat ever. » 1/16/15 1:14pm 1/16/15 1:14pm

Louis CK Tweets A Majorly Trippy Story About Origins Of Life On Earth

What happens when comedian Louis CK starts tweeting about his "feelings" regarding the origin of life on Earth, the nature of the solar system, and the Big Bang? We get a strange piece of science fiction that apparently went straight from CK's brain to the keyboard. » 10/08/14 12:20pm 10/08/14 12:20pm

The Honest Game Trailer For Minecraft, AKA MineLegos

"From Notch, Sweden's biggest one-hit wonder since Peter Bjorn and John comes a game like no other — unless you count LEGOs, Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, K'nex, Erector sets or playing outside." » 7/12/14 2:00pm 7/12/14 2:00pm

Can a Parachute Save Your Life? Not According to Science.

This priceless paper, published in the BMJ, makes us take a good, hard look at our assumptions. Sure, we think that parachutes save lives. But in the end, as this study shows, the evidence is weak. » 4/01/14 3:40pm 4/01/14 3:40pm

What Happens When Scientists Ask Whether Milk Makes Mucus

Occasionally, when you are idly clicking around the web, you strike gold. Sometimes it's a kitten video. Sometimes it's a study about whether or not milk fills you with mucus. » 3/24/14 2:20pm 3/24/14 2:20pm

How do you know you have a magician problem? Summoning circle graffiti

There are a lot of great not-true things at Facts I Just Made Up, but only one forces us to imagine a world where people have just enough knowledge to accidentally summon an archangel to a high school. » 12/22/13 11:00am 12/22/13 11:00am

Teacher Takes Student's Phone, Sets Passcode as Math Problem Answer

This is what you want from a math teacher. The word problem you see here is what happened after a Redditor's "friend" was caught using his phone during math class. The teacher confiscated the phone, and set the passcode to a certain number, found by answering the problem. » 8/02/13 9:42am 8/02/13 9:42am

Watch ISS commander Chris Hadfield play with gas masks in space

I just cannot get enough of astronaut Chris Hadfield. Above is his brand new video from aboard the International Space Station, in which he has fun expelling oxygen from an expired quick-don mask tank. And sings. » 5/03/13 8:27am 5/03/13 8:27am

Stan Lee makes Batman, Inception, and Star Wars better by adding more…

The folks at How It Should Have Ended are pros at cooking up better, hilarious endings to blockbuster films, and Stan Lee has a tendency to show up in every Marvel movie. So what happens when the two team up to insert Stan Lee in non-Marvel movies? Let's just say there would be fewer Star Wars films in the world—and… » 2/16/13 7:30am 2/16/13 7:30am

This hilarious hip-hop Hobbit video packs more plot than the entire…

Playing off the Hilltop Hoods song "I Love It," Gabbott Productions gives us the "Hilltop Hobbits," a hip-hop retelling of Bilbo's quest. Be sure to turn on the closed caption button so you don't miss any of the lyrics, and keep an eye out for a few unexpected guests in this unexpected music video. » 1/06/13 9:30am 1/06/13 9:30am

The "Nice Guys" of Westeros are on OK Cupid and looking for love

The "Nice Guys" of OK Cupid wags a finger at dating site members who claim to be nice guys but are anything but. Nice Guys of Westeros is a brilliant goof on that concept, excerpting the imaginary dating profiles of Game of Thrones' not-so-charming bachelors. » 12/22/12 2:00pm 12/22/12 2:00pm

What happens when all of horror's creepiest kids attend the same…

Raising kids isn't easy, especially when those kids are malevolent alien offspring or vengeful spirits who inhabit your TV set. Fortunately, the perky educator of College Humor's Horror Movie Daycare is unfazed by children who demand the Necronomicon for story hour, and she's here to help with your little hellraisers. » 11/24/12 7:30am 11/24/12 7:30am

The Dark Side would have fallen a lot faster if this dog had fought for…

Granted this Darth Vader wasn't doing terribly well in his duel to begin with, but this overly friendly pooch delivered a spectacularly funny coup de grace. It's not the Dark Side's overconfidence that's its greatest weakness; it's Vader's humpability. » 9/01/12 9:00am 9/01/12 9:00am

Read the increasingly desperate tweets of Martian rock N165 as it is…

Poor little N165. It never really had a chance. As soon as the Curiosity rover warmed up its rock-vaporizing laser, it was certain to be used as target practice. But thanks to the miracle of social media, that Martian rock has a voice, and it's not happy. » 8/19/12 8:00am 8/19/12 8:00am

Hilarious Memos from the Desk of Nick Fury

Managing the Avengers and agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. can be tough work for reasons having nothing to do with supervillains or shadowy government figures. Nick Fury has to constantly break up drinking contests, root out agents playing pranks on Steve Rogers, and prevent Tony Stark from committing sexual harassment. Memos… » 7/29/12 9:30am 7/29/12 9:30am

Reddit's new timeline feature takes us to the heat death of the universe

Wonder what's going to be on the Internet in the years 2015, 2112, 3000, and beyond? Fortunately, the social bookmarking site reddit's new timeline feature predicts the most popular links on the Internet through the heat death of the universe. » 4/01/12 8:30am 4/01/12 8:30am