Lighter Side: Onion News: Some Bullshit Happening Somewhere

Lighter Side: Onion News: Some Bullshit Happening Somewhere

Jan 18

Excruciating up-to-the-minute coverage of some irrelevant bullshit story that has no ramifications whatsoever…

Cartoon: Mayan Timekeepers

Cartoon: Mayan Timekeepers

Jan 01

Mayan Timekeepers: “I only had enough room to go up to 2012…”

Japanese Buddhists Use Bar For Community Outreach

Japanese Buddhists Use Bar For Community Outreach

Dec 29

This city is said to be honeycombed with 10,000 nightspots, most no bigger than an American living room. So to Japanese, it makes perfect sense that Buddhist monks would run their own themed bars, complete with incense, mandala sacred posters and religious altars. As for the monks themselves, they say that tending bar is, ironically, one of the best ways of connecting with their roots…

An Open Letter To Cannon

An Open Letter To Cannon

Dec 26

An open letter to Cannon…

More Than Money: The Good Life Parable

More Than Money: The Good Life Parable

Dec 23

In “The Good Life”, a movie by FreeRange Graphics, Mark Albion takes you to a chance meeting between an MBA and a fisherman on a small island. As the MBA tries to teach the fisherman about business, the fisherman teaches him about life…

A Chat With Apple’s Siri

A Chat With Apple’s Siri

Dec 21

It isn’t easy to have a lengthy conversation with Siri that is entirely unproductive, but we rose to the occasion. Although still in beta, Siri has already proven to be a very able assistant. She’s so capable, in fact, that it’s common for those who try her to quickly turn from obvious commands to pointless questions in an effort to stump her, only to find that she has a lot more to say than many would have guessed (as evidenced by the current crop of blogs that catalogue Siri’s most comical comebacks). To get a good sense of the “personal” side of this personal assistant, Mac|Life editor-in-chief Chris Slate sat down with Siri for an enlightening one-on-one interview. Every question and answer that follows is written exactly as it was spoken, without so much as an “um” having been altered…

The Year’s Most Memorable Quotes

The Year’s Most Memorable Quotes

Dec 19

Fred Shapiro, associate librarian at Yale Law School, has released his sixth annual list of the most notable quotations of the year…

Lighter Side: ‘It Doesn’t Matter How Many Resources You Have…’

Lighter Side: ‘It Doesn’t Matter How Many Resources You Have…’

Dec 09

“It doesn’t matter how many resources you have. If you don’t know how to use them, they will never be enough.”

Cartoon: ‘I Could Have Bought More Gifts, But…’

Cartoon: ‘I Could Have Bought More Gifts, But…’

Dec 03

“I could’ve bought more gifts, but my pepper spray ran out.”

Music Video: ‘Miracle On 42nd Street’

Music Video: ‘Miracle On 42nd Street’

Dec 02

Performed to Mariah Carey singing “All I Want For Christmas Is You”…

Muddy Pools & Foolish Fish

Muddy Pools & Foolish Fish

Dec 01

A poem to read when the waters we are swimming in get dark, scary, and muddy…

The Lighter Side Of NHNE…

The Lighter Side Of NHNE…

Nov 28

Check out The Lighter Side of NHNE — 88 pages of thoughtful, discerning, off-the-beaten-path cartoons, videos, stories…

Cartoon: A Grateful Turkey

Cartoon: A Grateful Turkey

Nov 23

One turkey to another: “What are you grateful for?”

Cartoon: Our Ancestors Had Tails…

Cartoon: Our Ancestors Had Tails…

Nov 23

One cell phone speaking to another: “That’s right, dear, our ancestors had tails…”

People Laughing

People Laughing

Nov 20

People laughing…

Clowns For Peace

Clowns For Peace

Oct 19

bout 300 professional clowns in Mexico say they hope their 15-minute non-stop laugh-a-thon will make a contribution to world peace…