Humor grabs $2.25 million for its stand-up comedy streaming service

A streaming service for stand-up comedy called, which publicly launched this past August, has now closed on $2.25 million in seed funding led by New York Angels, the company announced today.

This crazy iMessage app lets you prank friends by putting words in their mouth

Got iOS 10? Want to mess with your friends? A hilarious new iMessage App called Phoneys lets you prank others by sending stickers that look exactly like iMessage text bubbles. And thanks to the new

7 of the Internet’s best animated 404 pages

Gone are the days where a humorous picture or phrase will get your site’s 404 page noticed. In a version of the Internet where GIFs are the new text and videos are the new photos, it’s

The science of funny

Psychologists in Canada have developed a mathematical formula for quantifying the humor of nonsense. Most of us would be forgiven for thinking math and humor are mutually exclusive. One is perceived a

SPUN’s New App Makes It Easy To Mash Up Videos And Make Your Own Memes

Short videos, looping videos and GIFs are some of the hottest types of user-generated content on the web today, and have everyone from Instagram to Twitter and even Facebook and Google getting invo

Siliconvicts Are The Tech Slogan T-Shirts You’ve Always Talked About Making

Remember all those jokes about Silicon Valley you always said you’d put on t-shirts? Siliconvicts Clothing Co., a shirt company from Malibu, just beat you to it. With slogans ranging from ‘Unicorn

Epic Reddit Prank “Cat Facts” Is Now An App That Lets You Text Troll Your Friends

What do you get when you combine cats and epic-level trolling? Only one of the most popular Reddit posts of all time: the hilarious "Cat Facts" prank from Reddit user "frackyou" is the 8th most popula

Yo Has Spawned An Army Of Clones

Yo, a so-dumb-it’s-smart (?) app now valued at $10 million following its $1.5 million seed funding round, lets you send brief audio messages to friends that simply say “Yo.” I’


Stop. the. presses. <a target="_blank" href="">Yo</a>, the <a href="">ridiculously simple

Google Nest Parody Protest Site Holds A Funhouse Mirror Up To The Search Giant

Update: Google has provided the following statement clarifying its filing, described below – We are in contact with the SEC to clarify the language in this 2013 filing, which does not reflect Google

Screw It, Yelp Should Do Three Apps

After this morning's announcement that Foursquare will become Eightsquare in order to be a "true Yelp-killer," we have the following advice to give competitor Yelp: "Screw it. Do three apps." As Th

Too Bad! Tickle, The App That Saves You From Awkward Situations, Doesn’t Really Exist

Stuck in an awkward situation? A newly announced application called Tickle has been promising to give you an excuse to get away in the form of an urgent, but fake, phone call, which you can slyly acti

Baby Selfie App Signals Impending Collapse Of Society (Or Not)

The baby selfie app signals the “impending collapse of society” – or at least that’s one possible interpretation regarding this thing’s existence, admits the developer of

This Facebook Phone Parody Actually Makes Some Good Points

Well, that didn't take long - Facebook Home is <a target="_blank" href="">already being parodied on YouTube</a>, in a video which actually ends up making a fe

Tumblr Blog “Actual Facebook Graph Searches” Goes Viral

Well, that didn't take long. Facebook Graph Search is now its own Tumblr meme: "<a target="_blank" href="">Actual Facebook Graph Searches</a>." The site d

It’s Alive! Google’s iOS Search App Shows Hints Of Self-Awareness

It may not have a cool name like "Siri," but you can't accuse Google's Voice Search app of lacking personality. Or self-awareness, for that matter. In case you missed it, <a href="https://beta.techcru

Noppl Lets You Hide Your Friends’ Political Posts On Facebook

Some of my friends are idiots. And by idiots, I mean they disagree with me about who should win the upcoming election. What's worse, is that they continually post these erroneous opinions of theirs to

Jotly Lives! Parody App Goes Live In iTunes

You remember <a href="">Jotly</a>, right? The <a href="">hilarious and absurd spoof of o

Report: ‘Peak Bandwidth’ Threatens Global Economy Unless Decisive Action Taken

<img src="" />Sometimes humor is the best mechanism to explain an opaque topic. Public Knowledge, a group that concerns itself wit

Pogue shares tech support humor; We share Pogue

[photopress:call_center.jpg,full,center] I had the misfortune of working tech support for a time, and I came away from the experience with the mindset that people should have to have some sort of lice
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