Funny story: Ice Bucket Challenge spreads

Ice Bucket Challenge spreads

The Ice Bucket Challenge has raised over fifty million dollars for research in ALS Motor Neurone Disease, and spread around the world in a phenomenal way, more than could ever have been envisaged. Because everybody knows at least seven people who've...

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Funny story: Bing uses "underhanded" ruse to gain user traffic

Bing uses "underhanded" ruse to gain user traffic

Desperate for any responses from the public that could indicate interactive participation, Bing has initiated an underhanded “fake news” feature, calling it, in wee letters the size of which makes them nearly impossible to read, “This Day,” followed...

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Funny story: Tipper to Receive Half of the Internet as Gores Divorce

Tipper to Receive Half of the Internet as Gores Divorce

As the forty year relationship between Al and Tipper Gore comes to an end, the long and tedious task of dividing up the Internet between the two parties is underway. Tipper is requesting full control over the social side of web although did offer...

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Funny story: Search Engine Crashes After Royal Wedding

Search Engine Crashes After Royal Wedding

A popular search engine has crashed after millions of people worldwide entered search terms pertaining to the royal wedding. The internal records of the company were released today which has begged people to stop repeatedly entering the following phrases and/or words: " Princess Grace ripoff copycat wedding dress" "snippy + dry + + kiss" " Chelsy , Chelsy, Chelsy! Yeaaaaaaaaaaah!"...

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Funny story: It's Official Now - The Internet Is Now More Annoying Than Television Ever Was.

It's Official Now - The Internet Is Now More Annoying Than Television Ever Was.

The votes are in and, Yes!, the Internet is now considered to be more irritating, obnoxious and intruding than television in its heyday ever was. The Internet was originally designed to be a tool of the military for passing along information elect...

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Funny story: Local man breaks internet

Local man breaks internet

The moon landing. Kennedy's grassy knoll and a book suppository. Cat in a wheelie bin. You all remember where you were when these monumentous news events occurred and the story broke. Years from now, people will be talking about that fateful...

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Funny story: 95 year-old Granny in Australia blamed for Skype blackout!

95 year-old Granny in Australia blamed for Skype blackout!

The global Skype blackout has been caused by a ninety-five year old Granny in Australia attempting to contact her family in the UK, she pressed the wrong button and the whole system crashed. Millions of people attempting to contact their families...

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Funny story: Luddites web site hacked

Luddites web site hacked

The Luddites, the anti-technology people, have had their web site hacked by agents unknown and the index page replaced by a single statement that reads: "Don't you find it ironic that a group purportedly in favour of removing all vestiges of technolo...

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Funny story: Where are they now? The Millennium Bug or Y2K

Where are they now? The Millennium Bug or Y2K

Oh, those heady days of innocence as we partied in the streets with the clocks ticking down to doomsday at the end of 1999. All the computers in the world malfunctioned as simpleton computer programmers had represented four-digit years with only the final two digits — making the year 2000 indistinguishable from 1900. Power stations failed, leading to blackouts; communications, transport and na...

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Funny story: Heartbleed marketing gets underway - catastrophe to be announced shortly

Heartbleed marketing gets underway - catastrophe to be announced shortly

The Heartbleed Bug, a fault in the security system used by many Internet sites, has become a major global brand due to the slick marketing used to get its message across. Early adoption of a funky logo and hysterical rhetoric in the press has quickl...

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Funny story: Websites withdraw 'Smileys' and 'Emoticons' after Miley Smiley Virus scare

Websites withdraw 'Smileys' and 'Emoticons' after Miley Smiley Virus scare

Admin staff at social networking sites have been forced to withdraw 'Smileys' and 'Emoticons' from chat rooms and discussion boards in a desperate bid to halt the spread of a potentially dangerous virus. Smiley's are tiny animated characters that...

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Funny story: Great News! Faster Speeds with your BullshiT Broadband

Great News! Faster Speeds with your BullshiT Broadband

Dear Customer, Great news! As part of our commitment to provide you with the best broadband speed your line can support, we've recently upgraded your broadband and telephone line to our new faster network, offering up to 20 Mb broadband speeds! You are now enjoying a faster connection - for free! Go faster with your BullshitT Broadband service We've upgraded your line to the fastest...

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Funny story: The Dread Addiction Of Freeitis Strikes Internet Users Throughout The World

The Dread Addiction Of Freeitis Strikes Internet Users Throughout The World

The advent and incredible popularity of the Internet has resulted in an outbreak of the strange psychological malady known as 'Freeitis'. Freeitis is a recent mental disease in which a person, growing used to getting everything for free on the Internet, ie. free downloads, free music, free videos, etc., then grows to expect everything in life to be for free. Some of those afflicted, usually ha...

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Funny story: Walmart Removes All Of Its Miley Cyrus Action Figure Twerking Dolls From Its Shelves

Walmart Removes All Of Its Miley Cyrus Action Figure Twerking Dolls From Its Shelves

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas - The world's biggest retail chain has just announced that due to a public outcry, it will be removing every Miley Cyrus Action Figure Twerking Doll from its shelves. Walmart spokesperson Kimberley Silverlace stated that the...

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Funny story: Dutch couple commit suicide after provider cuts off their internet!

Dutch couple commit suicide after provider cuts off their internet!

Venlo, Holland: It was just too much for a double Dutch couple who had their internet service cut off by their provider. They managed to survive 10 days without E mails, Internet and drank 5 bottles of Dutch Jenever a day plus several crates of Heine...

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Funny story: Ooops! IP version 6 may not be big enough!

Ooops! IP version 6 may not be big enough!

Concern is growing in the scientific and computing communities that the addressing scheme for Internet Protocol version 6 may not big enough. IP addresses are the unique identifiers assigned to networked devices. They are used to reference each individual connection to the Internet. IP version 6 is due to replace the current system, IP version 4, due to the lack of available addresses. When...

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Funny story: U.S. Treasury delays ban on Internet gambling in hopes of breaking even

U.S. Treasury delays ban on Internet gambling in hopes of breaking even

Washington, D.C. - The US Treasury delayed implementation of a ban on financial institutions from doing transactions with Internet gambling sites. Originally set up as a way to curb unregulated Internet gambling, the Treasury decided to extend gambli...

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Funny story: Researchers Find Shorter Titles And Sentences In Articles Are More Likely To Be Read Than If One Tries To Put Too Much Before Readers All At Once, 9 Times Out Of 10

Researchers Find Shorter Titles And Sentences In Articles Are More Likely To Be Read Than If One Tries To Put Too Much Before Readers All At Once, 9 Times Out Of 10

Cambridge, U.K. - Researchers at Cambridge University have found that, when constructing titles for online publications, doesn't matter what type or genre they are, just online ones, nothing specific, are more likely to be read by the vast majority of people, i.e. the audience, readers, those lumps of organic material staring blindly into cyberspace , hoping to be awaken by some thunderbolt of int...

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Funny story: Time Travelling Medieval Peasant Farmer Doesn't Find Internet Slow At All

Time Travelling Medieval Peasant Farmer Doesn't Find Internet Slow At All

"I can't believe you find this slow", was the bemused interjection of William Mariner, a time travelling medieval peasant farmer, upon witnessing the information super-highway or "internet" for the first time.

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Funny story: Man Backs Down in Internet Argument

Man Backs Down in Internet Argument

It was reported today that a man was seen 'backing down' in an 'internet argument'. He has since been arrested for performing the said 'act' in an open forum, often visited by children. The incident took place between the hours of midnight and 2a...

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