What does it feel like to pass a kidney stone?
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Could Reddit groups improve the Reddit experience? (/r/TheoryOfReddit)
The age-old question: How does blowing into NES cartridges get them to work? (/r/AskScience)
Former spammer does an AMA, does not flood the thread with Viagra offers. (/r/iama)
Slate.com editor David Plotz talks to Reddit too. (/r/iama)
With these beautifully produced cut scenes from games, why does Blizzard (and other video game developers) not make movies? /u/TheCodexx explains. (/r/DefaultGems)
Thoughts on gender roles in geek culture. (/r/bestof)
- What does it feel like to pass a kidney stone? (/r/askmen)
Pictures of the Day
Mirrors + easels + desert = Impromptu "paintings." (/r/pics)
- Have you ever kayaked in the winter? (/r/pics)
Donald Trump is right about the Middle East
Believe it or not, Trump has a point about Iraq.
The digital future of work is leaving the poor behind
Telecommuting is putting an end to long commutes—for everyone but those who need it most.
Microsoft's new Lumia phones bring futuristic panache to the mobile game
The Lumia 950 and 950 XL pack game-changing bells, whistles.
A drunk man's assault on a robot raises unusual legal issues
When he kicked a robotic store clerk last month, Kiichi Ishikawa opened up an academic can of worms.
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Microsoft's new Band is more expensive and more comfortable than its first
Microsoft's smartwatch alternative lost weight, but gained a higher price
Microsoft unveils the Surface Book, a true MacBook competitor
Microsoft is launching a hybrid notebook with Apple-like pricing.
Microsoft HoloLens might be the future of video gaming
It's impossible to watch this demo and not want to play with HoloLens right now.
Mike Huckabee calls on Christians to boycott Frito-Lay over Rainbow Doritos
Huckabee once called Americans 'economic terrorists' for boycotting Chick-fil-A.
DOJ to track U.S. police killings with new open-source system
The effort to track police violence will soon get some major help.
Hillary Clinton tries to flip the script on Benghazi in first 2016 ad
For Democrats, McCarthy's remarks are the gift that keeps on giving.
Democrats beat Republicans on Facebook grammar, Grammarly study shows
When you argue about politics on Facebook, everyone loses.
European court throws out U.S.–E.U. data-sharing pact over NSA surveillance
This could have major consequences on both sides of the pond.
4chan 'beta uprising' spreads countless threats of more school massacres
4chan's /r9k/ imageboard has completely lost it.
Black professor under fire for Ben Carson tweet containing racial slur
Butler's remark was likely aimed at the NASCAR culture and not Carson himself.