Funny Jokes/Stories

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Letter Imperfect: Common Misspelled Searches -- Web search engines unscramble goofs.

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Neatorama shares two short articles from Yahoo!/Y! Buzz Log and USA Today on users' typos/misspelled words and names

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24 Patriotic Achievements of Jack Bauer

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Digg shares a Fanboy article on what if 24's Jack Bauer had achievements like in computer and video games based from season 1 to 7 (spoilers obviously)

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A Review On Things You Can And Can't Use As Thermal Interface Material (TIM) In A Pinch.

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Gabrieltessin's Overclockers Club Forum thread shows a review on things you can and can't use as thermal interface material (TIM) in a pinch on your central processing unit (CPU)

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What Pre-1985 Video Game Character Am I?

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Chicken (remove AQFL to e-mail) shares a ten questions survey titled "What Pre-1985 Video Game Character Am I?"

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WHO?

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If Everything Was Made by Microsoft (MS)

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Linux Today shares a funny Cracked.com article (might be inapproriate to the kids/children and sensitives) showing eighteen (18) cheesy doctored images of what the world might look like if it really did run on Microsoft (MS)

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Wrongcards: Ecards that are wrong for every occasion.

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Neatorama and Wrongcards -- "... Each card is free to send, though it is likely that sending a wrongcard to anyone might be a lapse of judgment in itself. But hopefully you'll find one that is completely inappropriate to send to a very understanding friend or relative."

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100 Unintentionally Hilarious Spam Subject Lines

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Digg shares a funny Cracked.com article (disturbing, weird, gross, etc.) showing a list of its 100 top picks of "jumbled mash of nonsense spammers use to get around spam filters creates a kind of surreal poetry that some believe will one day be assembled as proof that the Internet has become sentient..."

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15 Cartoon Characters That Always Seem to Get the Shaft

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Digg shares a PopCrunch article showing fifteen hapless cartoon characters who get the shaft: "All successful cartoons, be it an animated series or a comic strip, have their scapegoats.

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Two "Top Ten Bunnies In" Lists: Pop Culture and Movies

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Digg shares two Gunaxin's top ten bunnies articles (might be offensive and has bad words) in:

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Facebook Pages We'd Like to See

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This amusing PC World article shows nine famous celebrities/important people, who should have FaceBook profiles online.

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Homer's Odyssey on Twitter

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Boing Boing shows a short sample on how Homer's Odyssey would have read

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Best and Worst Power Ups in Videogames

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VideoSift shares a seven minutes and 28 seconds GameTrailers showing the top five best and top five worst power ups in videogames

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'Hey I'm Dead!' -- The Story Of The Very Lively Ant

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National Public Radio (NPR) (4.5 minutes streaming Flash audio) recently did an entertaining and funny scientific bit on Edward O. Wilson's research on how ants identify their deceased nestmates.

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Left 4 Dead (L4D) Used as Training Simulator by Military

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Blue's News share an April Fools' two pages [OC]ModShop article about how Left 4 Dead (L4D) game is used as a training simulator by military

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Did you get fooled/pranked on 4/1/2009?

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Microsoft asks federals/feds. for a bailout.

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InfoWorld reports: "Microsoft (MS) requested on Tuesday some $20 billion in bailout funds from the federal government, claiming that as the company controlling an overwhelming share of the operating system (OS) market, it is too big to fail. The company said low adoption rates for Windows Vista, the ensuing advertisement/ad. campaign trying to convince people that they really do like Vista, and the increased need for development resources to rush Windows 7 to market to make people forget about Vista have necessitated the bailout..."

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World of Warcraft (WoW)'s Dance Battle System (DBS) and P1mp My Mount!

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So You Think You Can Dance In the game of World of Warcraft (WoW), eh? Well, the game will introduce its "new Dance Battle system, coming to the game in an upcoming content patch. Combining elements of Arena competition with the dynamism and creativity of coordinated, player-controlled dance animations, Dance Battles offer a whole new kind of crew-versus-crew challenge." You can see screen shots and a trailer, and read details about it over here.

Also, European site reports an upcoming pimping mounts feature

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Alpine Legend Revolutionizes Music Game Genre With Yodelings

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/. shares a new Xbox 360 game titled Alphine Legend that is built upon the established titles of the music game genre. Alpine Legend takes you to the Swiss mountaintops, where you and your friends play up to three Alpenhorns at a time while a fourth yodels along. When you're done playing, you can disassemble the 8-foot horns for easy storage. "Jam with alpine legends like Franz 'The Manz' Lang and Johann Hornbostel. Shake the mountain tops with 100 classic Alphorn tracks including, 'Whose spit is in my horn?' and 'More goat bell (It needs).'"

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