The r/Games "no downvote" experiment was a failure
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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)
The trials and tribulations of ‘kidnapped’ startup founder Mayer Mizrachi
The nightmare, it seemed, was finally coming to an end. Today, Mizrachi's future is anything but certain.
Don't spy on your kids and other social media lessons from VidCon
Building trust in the age of a million apps.
The KernelHow Romania brought broadband to a whole country—and who got left behind
For more than 30 years, a U.S. government program has helped provide connectivity to the poor. It recently expanded to provide broadband access—but critics want to shut it down.Presented by The Kernel
Artist draws a Rey-a-Day in amazing ‘Star Wars’ fanart series
There's no end in sight for this stunning fanart project.
What's new in The Division's Underground expansion
This is a make or break moment for The Division.
J.K. Rowling debuts the 4 houses at the American wizarding school Ilvermorny
J.K. Rowling's latest Pottermore post includes a ton of new information about wizarding America.
'Suicide Squad' is more popular than 'Harry Potter' and 'Star Trek' on social media
Who knew fans were more excited about 'Suicide Squad' than the classics?
Hands-on preview: Farpoint may be the virtual reality first person shooter that gets it right
A brand new controller may be the key to proper FPS games in VR.
Petition calls for 'Star Wars' to include LGBT character in memory of Orlando victim
The victim was a huge 'Star Wars' fan.
The secret life of K-pop fans over 30
K-pop thrives on youth, and older fans find it's hard to catch the hallyu wave.
Daily deals: Logitech computer gear, Pebble smartwatches, and more on sale today
Steam isn't the only company offering crazy gaming deals this week.
This looks like a camera lens, but it's actually a self-stirring coffee mug
Let the coffee stir itself, so you can get back to snapping.
10 books to read while you wait for 'Game of Thrones' to return
How else are you going to fill your Sunday night void?