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How Aliens Are Dealing With the Government Shutdown

While furloughed employees may seem to be getting the brunt of the government shutdown, our neighbors to the north are also feeling the backlash — and by north, we mean waaay north.

In this comic, artist Nick Seluk from The Awkward Yeti imagines that our favorite space-dwellers are wondering what’s up with all the empty tourist spots in Washington, D.C.


Petraeus Scandal Is the New Guilty Pleasure

CNN is quickly replacing E! as the go-to channel for juicy reality television.

Comic written by Larry Lambert, illustrated by Jerry King.

Grumpy Cat’s Prehistoric Relatives

Grumpy Cat may be the spirit animal of the 21st century, but for all we know, the relatives of this sourpuss may have hated on humans since the dawn of mankind.

In this comic, artist Lonnie Easterling from Spud Comics proves that even cavemen knew of Grumpy Cat’s notorious crabbiness.


Let Sleeping Dogs Lie — in Your Bed

Be honest here, you are not the king or queen of your house — the real overlord is your pup.

In this comic, Angela Liao of 20px points out that dog owners have no control over the rules of their house and especially the rules of their bed. At least you’re lucky Fluffy doesn’t ask for 800 thread-count sheets.


Comic illustration by Angela Liao, 20px. Published with permission; all rights reserved.

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19 Kids Imagine What the iPhone 6 Might Look Like

Jony Ive, your stark Apple aesthetic could use a kid’s imagination.

Minimalism, curvy and sleek? Borrrring. We asked 19 talented kids — and future Apple designers — to show us what they think the iPhone 6 will look like. A few even offered insights on features we should expect from the revamped gadget.

So when are we getting our Cat iPhone, Apple?

UPDATE, Sept. 9, 3 p.m. ET: Sadly, there are three new iPhones, none shaped like cats or monsters.

17 Cats That Just Can’t Deal With This Week

You may think the life of a cat is easy, but you’d be dead wrong.

Though they’re much cuter about it, these cats still feel the harrowing reality of the return from a long weekend just as much as any human. Some take out their frustration on a roll of paper towels and some prefer to hide in a brick wall’s crevice.

Let these cats take you to the end of the workday. If they can do it, so can you.

The Closest We Can Get to Time Travel

Time Travel, Jerry King

Spring forward, fall back — daylight saving time is our only brush with defying the laws of nature.

It’s no Quantum Leap, but we’ll just have be satisfied.

Comic written by Larry Lambert, illustrated by Jerry King.

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Boy Band Parody Mocks You For Still Acting Like a Teenage Girl


A new parody of boy band One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful” pokes fun at adults who fawn over things that teenagers often love.

“I know it feels pretty weird to discreetly listen to a teenage boy band at 33,” the One Direction look-alikes sing in the video. “We know it’s meant for little girls, but we can’t agree it’s OK (oh-oh), it’s OK to like this song.”

The spoof from comedy site Jest goes on to mock the video’s main character for liking Glee, Degrassi, Dreamworks and Pixar movies, Selena Gomez, Hunger Games, iCarly, Twilight and other pop culture guilty pleasures (and for trashing her bedroom after Javier won The Voice).

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But the question remains: Are you a grown-up teenage girl? If so, are you OK with that? Because I am.

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