We’ve been searching for the best Tumblrs that will tickle your funny bone, raise an eyebrow or just make you sit back and think. Tumblr has opened up a whole new world of visually expressive blogs and Tumblr users are some of the most creative and humorous you’ll ever find on the net.
Be warned though. Clicking through links to the best tumblrs will result in several hours of unproductive entertainment.
19 Of The Best Tumblrs
Have you ever wondered what else you could do with a baguette? Well wonder no more, as more everyday objects than you can think of are replaced with baguettes. Fancy seeing a baguette bird sitting on Snow White’s finger or a man taking his baguette for a walk? This is the blog for you!
Originally started as a small photographic census of New York inhabitants, HONY is now a huge album of portraits, quotes and captions. New York has plenty of characters, as this blog is testament to!
Did you realize that the Google search engine can write some really moving poems? Or rather some really weird, strange and quite funny poems! “Someday I will, someday I will be strong, someday I will, someday I will be a unicorn.” OK Google, whatever you say…
Hillary W is running a one woman crusade against low pay rates for freelance writers. Send her a quid and she will write 100 words on any subject you choose. Remember, you get what you pay for, so don’t expect it to make sense – instead, expect it to be kooky!
Back in the old days, there were some eye catching advertisements. Today we still find them eye catching, but for different reasons. Back then, they were just strange, sexist, non PC and plain oddball. It’s a super collection of pictures about how life was in the olden days.
If you had trouble understanding science in high school, never fret. You won’t understand this either! Quotes are taken randomly from published scientific research and when they are read out of context, they make no sense or can be taken to mean something else… which is quite funny really.
When graduate students have a lot of time on their hands, they are bound to want to express themselves, such as in this Tumblr blog. Tumblr is famous for it’s use of animated gifs, which are short clips from video repeated every few seconds. Funny captions to match.
A terrific collection of cartoons about everything under the sun. In other words, completely random ideas about whatever takes the blogger’s fancy. If you like to laugh, this blog is worth a visit.
Credit: 20th Century Fox
Photos, humor, animated gifs, comics and quotes aplenty on this blog. There are even some useful tips like “When eating a taco, hold it over another tortilla, so when stuff falls out…boom, extra taco.” Now why didn’t I think of that?
Ahh, we have all had them and anybody who has had anything to do with clients will completely relate to this blog! Have you ever been asked, “What’s with this invoice? When it comes down to it, all you did was deal with some words, colours, and shapes.”
Maybe this conversation sounds familiar, “Me: I still have not received the deposit for your event tonight. Client: Oh, I’ll get that to you next week.” Come pay this blog a visit for more great laughs at the client’s expense.
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Have you ever wondered where JK Rowling got the inspiration for her characters in the Harry Potter series? Did you know that Bill Murray was a serious contender for the role of Hans Solo in Star Wars? Check out this blog for more and more and more nerdy facts you did not know existed and may not have wanted to know.
Comedians Diana McCallum and Andrew Ivimey run on-going text SMS messages to and from superheroes. Batman, Robin, Spiderman, Iron Man, Henchman, Flash and many others, hold regular conversations about what they are up to.
Do those scanning code thingies, otherwise known as QR Codes, annoy you or do you get out you smart phone and scan them? Welcome to a visual collage of useless QR Codes, such as the one on the ceiling of a bus – who is going to scan that?!
Children cry for many different reasons. In fact when viewing this blog, you will come across reasons that you had not even thought of. The facial expressions on the children in these photos are just priceless and well worth a look.
Do you remember your first computer? Your parents might remember a monochrome green screen, 5 and a quarter inch floppy disk and building Altair’s from kits.
Maybe you’re a bit younger and remember the first time you saw a full color high-resolution image on a VGA screen that made your jaw drop? Oh the good old days. Come and find a photo of your first computer on this blog.
Tumblr creator and CEO David Karp has his own Tumblr blog that is worth checking out. Find out more about his wicked sense of humor, what makes him tick and his dog called Chuck.
It is amazing what a T Rex can do when dropped into today’s modern world. T Rex features as the main character in the cartoons in this blog and no longer is he the fearsome tyrant; in fact you might even end up feeling sorry for him.
Have you ever wanted to ask the advice of a columnist? Perhaps you secretly like reading the questions and responses, comparing their situation to yours? Maybe you would just like the columnist to tell it how it is!
Then this is the blog for you, finally some straight talking, often sarcastic answers you deserve to read!
8 Bit Future
If you are a bit of a computer geek, video game freak or maybe just into technology, then this is the blog for you. If you have ever wondered what NASA is up to or want to design a Mario Brothers stained glass window, then you need to visit 8 Bit Future.
What is your favourite Tumblr blog? Let us know in the comments.
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