More in today's Reddit Digest: Redditors' worst employees, Martin Luther King Jr., proof in AMAs, and one of the longest threads ever, mapped out.
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What was the public's immediate reaction to MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech? (r/askhistorians)
Reddit remembers /u/OceanSkys, who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, Jan. 20 (r/pics)
Karmanaut updates the IAMA community on proof. (r/iama)
"Digital Nomad" sells everything to travel forever, does AMA. (r/iama)
The "downvote comment" button is temporarily removed from r/games; after being reinstated, mods call experiment a "complete failure." (r/games)
u/Nestorow creates a map of one of the longest threads in Reddit history. (r/dataisbeautiful)
User posts picture of his burnt face, claiming that a friend threw diesel fuel onto a nearby bonfire. In the thread, his uncle calls him out, claiming he jumped through the fire himself (r/wtf)
Bosses discuss their worst employees (r/askreddit)
- What photo of yourself will prove to your kids and their friends that you were a badass? (r/askreddit)
Pictures of the day:
A nature-made sword in the stone. (r/pics)
- What can you do with 1,581 soda bottles? These redditors made a colorful carport (r/pics)
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