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- Commander Chris Hadfield has one final assignment before leaving the ISS: to post a video of himself singing "Space Oddity." (/r/videos)
- Eli Roth hosts an AMA. (/r/IAMA)
- Has Reddit made us smarter? (/r/TheoryOfReddit)
- Love is in the air: Reddit helps a lady reconnect with the man who wore a Stormtrooper helmet during oral sex. (/r/defaultgems)
- What would Reddit be like as a bar? (/r/defaultgems)
- r/AskHistorians discusses fandoms similar to Trekkies throughout history. (/r/AskHistorians)
- This sounds like the setup for a bad joke: is there a limit to brain storage? (/r/AskScience)
- Redditors mark Mother's Day in the only way they know how: by sharing their best "yo mama" jokes. (/r/AskReddit)
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