The comic-slash-game, called Hoverboard, was created to celebrate the release of XKCD creator Randall Munroe’s latest book, Thing Explainer. It’s a lot deeper than it looks at first glance.
Are you feeling old this morning? Here, allow xkcd to make you feel old.
While some webcomics deliver a quick joke or the latest installment in a long-form story, many comics floating around the Internet have something to teach us about the world. Here are some of our favorite comics that delve into science, history, philosophy, and more.
We've all learned by now to be at least a little more careful with what information we're putting out on the Internet and where. But that doesn't mean we all share the same opinions on how we feel about the definition of that privacy growing looser.
Today's xkcd comic is...huge. Enormous. Seriously, the thing goes on for pages. It must have taken creator Randall Munroe forever to draw it all out.
On Wednesday, XKCD - look, if you're reading a video game site at (checks watch) 11:47 PM, then XKCD needs no introduction - offered its vision of Tetris in heaven. Today, someone made that a playable reality.
Randall Monroe from the webcomic XKCD just released his massive 2010 Map of Online Communities. Can you find Kotaku? Hint: Look for the fish.
Reader Alex B. sent in this — Fantastic Contraption — a physics flash game where you string together wheels and joints in order to carry an object toward a goal on the screen. It's nice nonviolent trial-and-error fun, indulging both the competitive urge to be as efficient as possible, and the creative impulse to be…