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This Bot Wrote a New Harry Potter Chapter…and SO CAN YOU

Hopefully by now you’ve seen the NEWEST chapter of Harry Potter: “Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like a Large Pile of Ash”. It was made using an ingenious predictive-text bot, and the results were absolutely hilarious. READ IT NOW: Naturally, the internet is losing its diddlydamned mind over this, even leading to...

The 1957 Meeting That Forced the FBI to Admit the Mafia Was Real

Until 1957, longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover didn’t give the American Mafia much thought. Hoover was so preoccupied with Cold War hysteria and stopping the spread of Communism that he let organized crime in the U.S. slip his mind. But that all changed in November 1957. In Apalachin, a small town in New York,...

This Artist Makes Real Life Look Like a Super Nintendo Game… and It Is Glorious

Like a lot of us, artist Johan Karlgren loves the look of 8-bit graphics. He loves it so much that he creates 8-bit art of pop culture characters and places them in real-life settings and situations. Check these out, they’re awesome! #1. #2. #3. #4. #5. #6. #7. #8. #9. #10. #11. #12. #13. #14....

This Dude Sent His Mom a Photo of His Girlfriend…Then Realized What He Forgot to Put Away

Let this story be a lesson to everyone. Be very, very, very, very careful about the photos you send to your mother. Examine every angle and corner of each picture and make sure you don’t overlook anything…like Maison Vallance did. Notice anything in that photo that he might have overlooked before he sent a photo to...

People Making Fun of Ugly Renaissance Babies Is Absolutely Priceless

If you ever took an art history course – or any class, really, that required you to spend time at a museum or analyze paintings and sculptures – then you’ve probably run across some pretty weird shit. You probably even made some totally hilarious comments to yourself, which is awesome, but the awesome is compounded...

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Artist Danny Evans Reimagines What Celebs Would Look Like As Ordinary People, And The Results Are Hilarious

There’s something intriguing about watching a digital artist work – whether they’re turning Disney characters into real-live humans or turning regular people into celebrities or historical figures or whatever. Artist Danny Evans just might be my favorite, though – he uses his Instagram account (@planet_hiltron) to imagine what celebrities would look like if they had...

This Woman’s Epic Failure of a Yoga Pose Ends with a Hilarious Plunge into a River

We all know pretty much what this woman was thinking – but, come on, what were you thinking? This trend of doing yoga poses everywhere is starting to become one of my pet peeves. Just last month, I took a beautiful hike in the mountains in North Carolina. When I reached the summit, I sat...

This Kid Wrote a DARK Christmas Letter to Santa and It Is Priceless

I’m pretty sure Santa will not receive many letters like this one, from a 6-year-old boy who is destined to become a stand-up comedian or a writer. The boy’s mother, Sarah McCammon, shared his hilarious Christmas letter to the man at the North Pole on Twitter. It reads: “Dear Santa,” “Santa i’m only doing this...

The Very First Text Message Was Sent 25 Years Ago…and People Are Hilariously Trolling the Guy That Did It

I’m genuinely glad that I didn’t grow up in a world with cell phones and social media, but I’m also very thankful that I can text family and friends now (and potentially never have to speak to another person for the rest of my life). We all take texting for granted now, but a software...

The Murder of a New Orleans Police Chief in 1890 Led to an Anti-Italian Bloodbath

David Hennessy, the son of a Civil War veteran, lived his entire life in the city of New Orleans. Like his father, David Sr., David was a police officer. He also unfortunately followed in his father’s footsteps in another, darker way. Both David Sr. and his son were murdered in cold blood. The murder of the son,...