Congressman Advises 'Sexting' As a Way to Encourage Voting

Congressman James Clyburn is the latest elected official to demonstrate they don't necessarily have a nuanced understanding of new technology. » 9/14/14 11:51pm 9/14/14 11:51pm

Celebrate Grandparents Day with Badass Twitter Granny Baddie Winkle

In honor of Grandparents Day (and because Tom Hiddleston's people told me stop calling them and asking if Tom will do a "hot tub" interview with me) we bring you an interview with Baddie Winkle, beloved badass Twitter granny. » 9/07/14 8:35pm 9/07/14 8:35pm

Retirees Make Their Perfect Own Recreation of Pharrell's 'Happy' Video

Residents of a retirement community in New Zealand made their own version of Pharrell's "Happy" video and it is wonderful. » 7/29/14 10:30pm 7/29/14 10:30pm

'Dave Grohl Has a Ponytail.' Watch Teens React to Nirvana

These teenagers watching Nirvana videos for the first time might give you pangs of aging-related woes, but don't worry. All the laughing you do will help you forget that most of these kids weren't even born when Nirvana was huge. » 3/24/14 11:00pm 3/24/14 11:00pm

Watch Kevin Bacon Try To Explain the 80s To Millennials

Kevin Bacon, still inexplicably handsome after all these years, is taking on the task of explaining the 1980s to the Millennials, history's most pesky generation. The results are, naturally, hilarious. » 3/10/14 8:30pm 3/10/14 8:30pm

Kids Reacting to Rotary Phones Will Either Entertain or Depress You

This video of adorable children dumbfounded by old rotary phones will either make you chuckle because rotary phones are ridiculous and weird or it will make you burst into tears, especially when they start talking about how this is like the old phones their mom probably learned to use when she was little. Oh sigh. » 3/03/14 3:15pm 3/03/14 3:15pm

Women in Their 70s Say They're Having Way Hotter Sex Than You

This past October, I got the chance to meet Jane Fonda and also stand next to her and hug her and be in close proximity to her shiny, perfect hair. From the moment she walked in the room I had to suppress the urge to scream, "OH MY GOD, YOU ARE SO PRETTY," right in Jane Fonda's 76-year-old face—silently chastising… » 2/05/14 6:00pm 2/05/14 6:00pm

Old People Ruin My Dreams of a Sedentary Life

You know, I've always been excited about being old because I thought I could be like my grandmother: relaxed, full of life, smoking a cigarette from a bitch stick while calling the police on my neighbors, but then these people come along and mess up my entire fantasy. Now I have to dance? I don't even have the energy… » 12/04/13 9:45am 12/04/13 9:45am

Australian Couple Unwittingly Wins a Canadian Drug Mule Gig

The treacherous tides of the internet have swept up a pair of unsuspecting old people who just wanted to take a nice vacation from the drudgery of their daily lives in Australia to exotic Canada, land of a thousand enchantments. The couple believed they’d won an all-expenses-paid trip to Canada, complete with brand… » 10/27/13 5:45pm 10/27/13 5:45pm

Stop Being Ageist About Sexting Because Olds Do It, Too

A great way to gauge technological progress is to look at the tawdry uses people have invented for things that would have seemed like miracles thirty years ago. Like, the Internet is a legit miracle, and basically no one cares. If they use the Internet at all, it’s to yell at each other, look at clever pets they’ll… » 10/25/13 11:40am 10/25/13 11:40am

Elderly Synchronized Swimming Group Will Leave You Covered In Warm…

From Zackary Canepari and Drea Cooper, the duo collectively known as California Is A Place, comes Aquadettes; a charming, 10-minute documentary that tells the story of 75-year-old Margo Bouer and the synchronized swimming group that she has been a part of for over fifteen years. A former nurse, Bouer details the… » 7/26/11 1:40pm 7/26/11 1:40pm