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Looking for love with the dating app ZOOSK? That’s why God created aguacates y guacamole! Members with guacamole in their dating profiles got 142% more inbound messages than other would-be lovers.

ZOOSK reports:

“…We analyzed 3,733,185 dating profiles and 364,609,566 first messages to find out how mentioning different foods and food-related phrases changes online daters’ romantic interactions. In addition, we also surveyed over 7,000 singles to get some insight into how food and dating intersect. [Mas…]


Can you find true love online? Maybe you can, but there are some things you need to learn first.


Brooklyn-based Mexican singer-songwriter Renee Goust wrote La Cumbia Feminazi in response to online abuse suffered by women.

“I’ve considered myself a feminist ever since I learned the actual meaning of the word,” she says: [Mas…]

mashiCheck out this web app where you can make a video with the words you put in the mouth of Rafael Correa, the anti-free speech President of Ecuador.

And here he thought he was the only person allowed to say anything without fear of repression. Not on our Internet, amigo.

I’d love to see a Trump version of MashiMachine!


La Quirky, pocha shopping expert, discovers you can buy huaraches online. Who knew?

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Abuela with iPad terrorizes area family via Facebook

by Estefania Zavala June 12, 2015 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) Rigoberto “Rigo” Chavez, 15, cringed in horror when he logged into Facebook Thursday morning and received a notification that his abuelita had once again commented on his status. The high school junior had posted a status that read “$waaaag$” and Abuelita replied in ALL CAPS: CACHORRITO ERES LA LUZ DE MI VIDA. […]

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The first fitness facility just for Millennials: @#TheGym (video)

by Barney Asada February 4, 2015 Cultura
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Millennials — this means you! Whether you need a fitness regime for your swiping fingers, interval training for Instagram, improved low-impact Twitter technique or advanced aerobic Facebook, you need to be @ #TheGym. Ask about February special prices for Mega-Gigabyte Torrent Training™, Skiing with Skype™, and Building Better Abs with Bitcoin™.

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MexicanPeopleMeet.com: Big-ass Facebook – for Mexicans! (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada October 10, 2014 Cultura
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Dating has never been easier — and more Mexican! MexicanPeopleMeet.com has the hookups you’ve been waiting for. It’s like a big-ass Facebook — for Mexicans! [NSFW adult language, F-bombs, etc.]

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Ratch online dating: Because sex feels better than love (NSFW video)

by VIDAL BUFFOON September 30, 2014 Cultura
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They’re letting anybody fall in love and get married these days! But what if you don’t want a long-term stable, loving, mutually-supportive relationship. Try new Ratch dot com.

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Too busy to make new enemies? Try MyNemesis·com (video)

by 4CHAN COOKE June 17, 2014 Cultura
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With work, family and just plain living, it can be real hard to make enemies. Ready and willing to help you with that problem is brand new MyNemesis·com, where someone to hate is only a click away. Here’s their introductory video:

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Losing your religion on the Internets and Pocho Ocho other things

by Especial Correspondents April 23, 2014 Cultura
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The more you use the Internets, the more likely you are to lose your religion, according to a new study. NPR explains: America is less religious than ever before. The number of Americans who reported no religious affiliation has been growing rapidly, doubling since 1990. That kind of rapid change matches another societal trend — […]

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WTF Whopper: Mexicans have it your guey – at Burger King (photo,video)

by Lucida Grandé November 15, 2013 El Now
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Need a job? Live near Ephrata, Washington? Burger King has openings for people like you! Huh? Whopper the fries is going on here? MSN Money reports: Burger King has apologized after a photo of a billboard at one of its locations went viral. The photo shows a Burger King billboard in Ephrata, Wash., that reads: […]

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Pocho ocho most racist things said to Latinas on online dating sites

by María Purísima April 23, 2013 Cultura
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It’s tough for hermanas out there trying to find love — especially with the anonymity of the online dating world. What makes it even harder for Latinas online is how easy it can be for dudes to be jerks, specifically, racist jerks. Here’s our list of the top eight racist things said to Latinas in […]

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It’s a bad day at the office when the ‘Internet Goes Out’ (NSFW video)

by MARCO MONTAÑA DE AZUCAR January 30, 2013 Cultura
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It’s more than just a minor irritation for the folks at work when the Internet’s Out. (NSFW language.)

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Open until the Mayan Apocalypse on 12/21: The Pocho Store

by MR. POCHO November 30, 2012 Corporate
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Hola, it’s me, MR. POCHO, and I just opened The Pocho Store. Place your order now for thongs, hats, shirts, sweats — all featuring my handsome head — at CafePress.com/thepochostore. But be sure order before The End of the World As We Know It — Mayan Apocalypse Doomsday 2012 on December 21. We can’t guarantee […]

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Pocho Ocho Cyber Lunes gift tips are just a clika guey

by DON BARATO November 26, 2012 Cultura
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As long as the boss isn’t looking, today is the day when pochos all over America go holiday gift shopping on the Internets. If you’re not shopping at Lalo Alcaraz’s place, these Pocho Ocho gift tips (with links) will turn your Cyber Lunes from Mission Impossible to Cyber Espace Mission Accomplished: 8. Santa’s Helpers are […]

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Local pochos punk Internet with prom photo gallery prank

by TAO CHONES May 17, 2012 El Now
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A couple of Redondo Beach Union High School pochos punked online photo galleries across America by submitting the same prom picture over and over for inclusion in local listings. 2011 prom photos of Albert Morales and Gabriela Peraza appeared on sites in Florida, New Jersey, Atlanta, and Minnesota among others. “We just wanted to have […]

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We’re selling young, mobile pochos! Who’s buying? For how much?

by HUITA PIPL April 20, 2012 Cultura
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The meme started on a site called MetaFilter: If you are not paying for it, you’re not the customer; you’re the product being sold.  Facebook — free to use — sells you and your friends and your information to advertisers. So does Google and so does Yahoo! When POCHO grows up, we’ll sell your “page […]

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