Also in today's Reddit Digest: Reddit responds to the fertilizer plant explosion near Waco, Texas.
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- Reddit reacts to the fertilizer plant explosion near Waco, Texas. (r/worldnews)
- Books are now suggesting Reddit as a form of website promotion. (r/TheoryOfReddit)
- Author Chuck Palahniuk hosts an AMA, but doesn't talk about hosting an AMA. (r/IAMA)
- Redditor who won a netbook computer gifts it to a fellow redditor. (r/bestof)
- Man featured in a r/cringepics submission shows up in the thread to defend his fedora. (r/SubredditDrama)
- Has the media ever successfully influenced cultural beliefs or the actions of a national leader? (r/AskHistorians)
- r/explainlikeimfive explains why people hate Comic Sans font. (r/explainlikeimfive)
- Men of Reddit discuss waifus. (r/AskMen)
- Women of Reddit discuss whether or not they want children. (r/AskWomen)
Texans are adopting dogs in droves to rescue them from flooded animal shelters
Texas is experiencing massive flooding and there's more rain on the way. Five people are dead, a dozen are missing, and 80,000 are without electricity. But at least one group will be taken care of despite this mayhem: Texas' shelter animals.
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