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Director of Audience Engagement — The Daily Dot
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All of my tweets are handcrafted by adorable South Asian children. Dir. of Audience @dailydot. Formerly @mashable. Co-founder @TheFluffPo. Loves @lfmccullough.

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Zombies — Zombie culture simply won't die. From monster hits like The Walking Dead to epic video games like The Last of Us , the theme of infected humans shambling their way to world domination plays on our real, deep-seated fears of disease, war and psychological dysfunction. While zombies aren't real (right?

Ben & Jerry's should totally make this horror-themed ice cream — A few years back, writer John Squires and graphic designer Frank Browning got together and created the world's most awesome-and unfortunately fictional-lineup of Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors. Last week, Squires brought the terror back with a new roundup of creations on iHorror.

It's OK to vote for Hillary Clinton because she's a woman — In the 2008 election, I was a big Hillary Clinton supporter, much to the chagrin of many of my "progressive" friends who were voting for Obama. Back then, my friends, like many other Democrats, were in love with Barack Obama and what he represented to them-change and hope.

Success Kid's dad needs your help getting a new kidney — There are two things you need to know about Success Kid, the Internet's most positive meme: 1. He's now 8 years old. (Time flies!) 2. His dad needs help. Justin Griner, Success Kid's dad, was diagnosed with kidney disease in 2006 and experienced full kidney failure in 2009.
Apr 13, 2015

If you’ve ever used the Success Kid meme, consider helping his dad get a new kidney.…

Apr 13, 2015

RT @christerickson: If you’ve ever used the Success Kid meme, consider helping his dad get a new kidney.…

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Watch 4-year-olds settle #TheDress debate once and for all — While the Internet was entrenched in bitter warfare over the color of a dress, children all over the world played with sock monkeys and trotted around in their Radio Flyers, or whatever it is kids do these days. Regardless, they were blissfully unaware of the conflict that nearly tore the social web asunder.
Feb 27, 2015

Very important Friday content: A bunch of adorable kids debate BLUE VS WHITE…

Feb 27, 2015

Because we have no sense of decency, we asked FOUR-YEAR-OLDS what color #TheDress is:…

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42 computers are trying to destroy one another in Civilization V — A Civilization V game of epic proportions has begun, but there are no human players. Forty-two AI-controlled civs will battle for supremacy on one enormous, Earth-shaped map, and you can watch it all unfold in real time on Twitch. There will be no global age of peace and prosperity here.
Feb 19, 2015

Someone put 42 AIs on a Civ 5 map, and is live streaming a long, LONG battle to the death.…

Feb 21, 2015

Forty-two computers are battling for world supremacy.

The Shrimp Cloud Kickstarter promises to stream shrimp into your home 24/7 — Tired of downloading shrimp to your computer and manually transferring them to your phone? Wish you could access your shrimp from any Internet connection, any device? The future of streaming shrimp technology has finally arrived thanks to the Shrimp Cloud. What is the Shrimp Cloud, you ask in a nervous, creeped-out kind of voice?

You can do anything you want on this virtual Windows computer — Are you on a computer right now? Would you like to use that computer to control another, slightly older computer? And would you like to do it with hundreds of Internet strangers? If you answered "yes" to all of these questions, check out, a neat little experiment that loads a virtual Windows XP machine right in your browser.
Jan 21, 2015

Neat browser experiment lets everyone control this virtual Windows computer for 15 seconds:

The 20 best classic MS-DOS games you can play for free online — Gamers rejoiced this week when the Internet Archive unveiled its collection of more than 2,300 MS-DOS PC games. The best part? You can play them all right in your browser for free. They're emulated-command prompts, boot screens, instruction manual DRM and all-with DOSBox software right on the page.

Alec Baldwin gives unsolicited love advice in the back of a taxi — You may know legendary hair model Alec Baldwin from stage and screen, but did you know he's also an internationally renowned relationship counselor? That's not actually true, but it's a great punchline for his new web series Love Ride, in which he gives unsuspecting couples backseat counseling sessions in an NYC cab.
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Oct 04, 2015

The most terrifying part of air travel is the cab ride to the airport.

Oct 03, 2015

The developer of "No Man's Sky" shows his universe of 18 quintillion planets to Stephen Colbert:…

Sep 30, 2015

My "Sexy Pizza Rat" Halloween costume is coming along nicely, thanks for asking.

Sep 26, 2015

My Android phone autocorrects the word "apple" to "Apple." You guys know it's also a fruit, right?

Sep 24, 2015

@selenalarson I know, I need to get my shit together on Twitter. New Year's resolution.

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