The Latest Japanese Emoticons Are Freaky, Yet Wonderful

In Japan, they're called "kaomoji" (顔文字) or literally "face character". In short, they're emoticons. These pictographs enable people to convey their mood online, whether that's via chat, email, or in a forum. And now, those face pictographs have apparently evolved.


Recently, Japanese TV showed off two new versions of… » 9/10/12 4:00am 9/10/12 4:00am

Pepper Spray Cop Could Have Been on the Cover of DOOM

In the latest mash-up of the Pepper Spray Cop image that came out of the Ocupy UC Davis protests, Lt. John Pike finds himself on Mars on the cover of id Software's classic first-person shooter DOOM. » 11/23/11 12:40pm 11/23/11 12:40pm