How I made an Internet out of potato

March 11th, 2014

We tested out the new edible hashtags and made an entire Internet out of potato.

Student recruits Flappy Bird for election campaign

March 7th, 2014

There are many ways to get creative in an election campaign, but one student is taking it to the next level with an addictive app.

The long, strange history of goats in video games

February 25th, 2014

Forget zombies and space marines. There’s a new kind of video game character taking over the digital world: goats.

Pre-2014 articles returning soon

February 12th, 2014

Can’t find an article? Here’s why.

Carnivorous cars

January 31st, 2014

Each week, The Kernel reprints a selection of readers’ emails and comments. This week, readers contacted us about redheads, content, fat people and jetpacks.

A porcupine predicts the Super Bowl winner

January 31st, 2014

A porcupine predicts the Super Bowl winner

Jack Parsons: rocket pioneer and occult genius

January 27th, 2014

Rocket scientist Jack Parsons was instrumental in creating America’s Cold War missiles. But Parsons’ meddling in occult magic and sex rituals would see him battle Howard Hughes, Scientology and the FBI before his mysterious death.

Shocking miniature train crash

January 23rd, 2014

Shocking miniature train crash

Please help, video game mods are out of control

January 21st, 2014

We’ve reached a new low for video game mods as fantasy adventure game Skyrim becomes a giant hellish dance party. But be warned: things are about to get much worse.

Don’t hug me I’m scared

January 21st, 2014

Let’s get creative…and really weird.

Chinese violin packaging review

January 20th, 2014

This type of simulation violin is babies contact, music enlightenment partner. Yes. Reading the packaging …

The Wolf Of Wall Street

January 20th, 2014

Scorsese’s tale of Wall Street excess just about manages to keep the action going for three hours.

Cassette Boy vs David Attenborough

January 17th, 2014

David Attenborough really knows whats up.

What’s wrong with U2?

January 17th, 2014

Each week, The Kernel reprints a selection of readers’ emails and comments. This week, readers contacted us about redheads, crack raves, YouTube pranks, nasty forums and Nokia phones.

What it’s like watching your photo go viral

January 16th, 2014

When Ryan Lang shouted “Oi” at a kestrel in an attempt to get it to turn its head for a photo, he didn’t foresee what would happen when the internet got hold of the finished product.

White People Crazy

January 15th, 2014

Those white people, they cray.

Rednecks racing Barbie jeeps

January 13th, 2014

This needs no explanation.

The definitive history of internet sensation Boxxy

January 13th, 2014

It has been five years since the internet discovered Boxxy. This is the story of how a 16-year-old drama student conquered 4chan, hid from obsessed fans and built herself a YouTube career.

Don’t overcook reindeer

January 10th, 2014

Each week, The Kernel reprints a selection of readers’ emails and comments. This week, readers contacted us about reindeer meat, time travellers and fat people.

Gangster Party Line

January 10th, 2014

Call them and start some shit.