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Lawmakers lambaste Apple's tax strategy as 'an absurdity'

As CEO Tim Cook prepares to testify before a congressional subcommittee, senators portray Apple as having exploited tax loopholes to escape paying its fair share.

By May. 21, 2013

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Embracing the absurdity of Facebook apps

Michelle Slatalla's commentary on the absurdity of Facebook applications gave (parent.thesis) blogger Amy Tiemann hope that parents will survive the social networking revolution with an intact sense of humor.

By Nov. 9, 2007

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$1 million Saints Row IV edition includes plastic surgery

The Saints Row IV Super Dangerous Wad Wad edition costs a million bucks, but it comes with a Lamborghini, a space flight, and plastic surgery.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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Be the Monty Python foot in 'Holy Grail' stomping game

Make a splat by playing the role of the famous animated Monty Python foot in the Holy Stomping online game.

By Feb. 25, 2014

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Hey single ladies: Laugh it up with lettuce

The "Women Who Eat Salad Alone While Laughing" Tumblr blog pays homage to the hilarious absurdity of stock photos showing ladies enjoying their veggies too much.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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Insta-Ferrari makes any car an Italian supercar

Artist Benedetto Bufalino created an ultra-budget red supercar from humble materials like cardboard and foil.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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NSA keywords become fodder for automated haiku

NSA surveillance keywords are transformed into odd poetry with the NSA Haiku Generator.

By Oct. 30, 2013

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Mindless retweeting is the target for artist's fib-producing 'Factbot'

Eric Drass' Factbot cooks up bogus "facts," attaches pix to create "nice meme-type image-and-text" combos, then Tweets them to see how they spread. Drass wants us to question our "reality tunnels."

By Apr. 10, 2014