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What do the "one-trick ponies" of Reddit (bots, throwaways, etc.) add to the experience? (r/TheoryOfReddit)
r/zelda mod discusses the pros and cons of image posts versus text posts. (r/TheoryOfReddit)
What would happen if Antarctica suddenly melted? (r/askscience)
Comedian Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers, Flight of the Conchords) hosts AMA. (r/iama)
Ladies and gentlemen, I present Honey Boo Boo … in Shakespearean iambic pentameter. (r/bestof)
Add "modern linguists" to the many people who hate grammar Nazis. (r/defaultgems)
r/Subredditdrama mod gets involved in r/drama when attempting to defend a fellow r/Subredditdrama mod. Got that? (r/subredditdrama)
- Why does the Internet tend to be liberal? (r/explainlikeimfive)
Strolling through Quartyard San Diego, the new urban piazza
How a Kickstarter project helped create the hippest new hangout in San Diego.
Hillary Clinton’s evolving response to her private email scandal
Clinton's answers aren't as cut and dry as they were five months ago.
The new Scarlet Letter
From Ashley Madison to the Rentboy.com raid, slut-shaming has gone viral.
'Hannibal' is subverting everything we know about male relationships
Bryan Fuller's serial killer fever dream has evolved a male friendship unlike anything else on television.
The 'Untold and Untrue' story of the Janoskians, YouTube's sweetest pranksters
The Janoskians are redefining boy bands for the YouTube generation.
Ashley Madison was working on an app called What's Your Wife Worth
This is probably the most chauvinistic app ever imagined.
If you're feeling depressed, don't look at your phone
It's easy to reach for it. Here's why you shouldn't.
Behold the recursive weirdness of a subreddit made entirely of bots
The bots have spoken.
Meet Boeing's laser weapon designed to make drones go boom
Its beam literally travels at the speed of light. No drone is safe.
NASA's crazy new self-healing material can take a bullet
Some truly space-age technology.
We're one step closer to mind-controlled robotic body parts
Artificial nerves are the future of robotic prosthetics.
This device could let paralyzed people speak by breathing
The computer can turn breath into speech.
Artificial intelligence can make any photo look like a famous painting
Many people are skeptical about technologies that can reproduce objects quickly and accurately.
Sarah Palin heaps praise on Donald Trump and criticizes 'idiots in the press'
'Everything about Donald Trump's campaign, it's avant-garde.'
Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley say Democratic debates are 'rigged' for Hillary Clinton
'This is totally unprecedented in our party’s history.'
Campaign raises more than $120,000 for Syrian refugee who was selling pens to survive
#BuyPens connected strangers.
ISIS red room, a Dark Net site, promised livestream torture of ISIS jihadists
The site was knocked offline just before showtime.
American teen sentenced to 11 years for helping ISIS on Twitter
In addition, Amin's Internet usage is to be monitored for the rest of his life.
The FTC will host a conference about your privacy and security
PrivacyCon will bring together leaders across government, academia, and tech.
Donald Trump told Miley Cyrus he 'loved' her VMA twerking
The man knows a good butt dance when he sees one.