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The YouTube Haiku subreddit collects good videos up to 30 seconds long. The best are sometimes funny, sometimes touching, sometimes bewildering. I’ve been a connoisseur of the genre for seven years. I’ve collected my favourites below. They’re absolute snack food—you think you can have just one or two ten-second hits, but by the time you stop, you’ve spent half an hour. But unlike scrolling Instagram, you walk away touched, changed, enriched, obsessed with how that one lady pronounces the word “handbag.”

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Sometimes I wonder why everyone isn’t getting hacked all the time. We’re all so bad at security, and there are so many people who know how to abuse it! And then I remember that we are getting hacked all the time.

Companies regularly dangle all our home addresses and passwords and phone numbers and credit card info out in the open, and someone grabs it. The companies try to hide it, but someone finds out, and the companies email out some not-even-trying excuse. To stop us from suing, they offer free credit monitoring. Free credit monitoring is the new thoughts and prayers.

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Poop is funny when you’re five. OK, I know, people of all ages might enjoy a good fart joke. But occasionally, it is possible to grow tired of your kid’s potty jokes—particularly at the dinner table—and if you react strongly against it, you’re probably only egging them on. They are trying to get a rise out of you; it’s a power trip.

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When your friends express hurt feelings over something you deem trivial, it is appropriate to take the piss out of them by miming a violin performance. If you want to take your mockery to the next level, this video tutorial explains how to make tiny violins out of paddle pop sticks.

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Not all comedy podcasts are just people doing bits with Scott Aukerman or helping Marc Maron process his failed SNL audition. Some of them study comedy and how it works, intentionally enough that you can learn from them. Here are four great podcasts that can make you funnier.

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At the turn of the century, the world's leading companies discovered this newfangled thing called the internet. Ever since, there has been an endless procession of PR stunts masquerading as April Fools' gags come April 1. As annual traditions go, it's somewhere between ostentatious Christmas lights and Talk Like A Pirate Day on the annoyance scale.

Most of their output is pretty groan worthy - but among the lame jokes and cynical hard sells are a few genuinely inspired creations. Some perfectly skate the line between ludicrous and plausible while others are just plain funny. Here are the best fake ads and products of 2018 so far.