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Statistician Nate Silver does an AMA. (r/IAMA)
Reddit CEO Yishan Wong calls out a troll for "crassly using the N-word" and tells him, "Take it to 9gag." (r/funny)
Redditor mauxly shares his story of kicking heroin—it involved a cabin in the woods and lots of ramen noodles. (r/self)
Cops (and regular drivers) of Reddit list funny things people said that got them out of speeding tickets. (r/askreddit)
Which animated character do you find yourself oddly attracted to? (r/askwomen)
Wait, the Super Mario theme song has lyrics, and they aren't "Do do do/Do do do do …"? TIL. (r/todayilearned)
Will Saturn's ring ever turn into a moon? (r/askscience)
- How do you tell a guy friend that he comes off really creepy? (r/askmen)
Pics of the day:
An Italian man jumps from a bridge into the Tibor River as part of a traditional New Year's celebration. (r/adrenalineporn)
- Just days before my dad died, he got to meet his first great-grandson. (r/pics)
Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk are worried about weapons that think for themselves
They want to prevent our annihilation.
Anti-abortion hackers attack Planned Parenthood, release databases, employee data
Planned Parenthood is having a rough month.
Obama thinks he could win a third term for president
Heads up, conspiracy theorists.
Artist honors late grandfather by drawing contents of his tool shed and sharing on Instagram
He's literally drawing every nut and bolt.
I have a Master's degree and a full-time job—and I’m still applying for food stamps
For millions of Americans, it’s not getting better.
Congress demands FIFA stop paying female soccer players 40 times less than men
The 2015 Women's World Cup prize money was one-fourth the payout to the losing men's team.
NFL says Tom Brady destroyed #DeflateGate evidence, upholds suspension
Maybe one of his wide receivers dropped his phone by accident.
Google's new Timeline feature is a terrifying reminder to turn your location off right now
This may sound like paranoia, but some of us have learned the hard way that it’s the only way to stay alive.
Why you should take esports' new drug tests with a pinch of bath salts
Esports has a lot of problems. Substance abuse isn't one of them.
James Murphy wants to turn NYC’s subway system into a symphony
The man behind LCD Soundsystem wants to make your commute sound sweeter.
Hank Green on the future of VidCon and his own creative goals
Five questions with Hank Green.
Of content and controversy at VidCon 2015
Content creation is king—but the biggest YouTube convention around knows change is key too.
Vine star Matthew Espinosa under fire for debuting blackface character at VidCon
He's facing criticism for his actions, but insists he's a 'good person.'
Hannah Hart and Grace Helbig debut trailer for 'Electra Woman & Dyna Girl'
These are the superheroes we need and want.
Vine star Carter Reynolds barred from VidCon
Reynolds controversy continues to grow as he's removed from his hotel room.
Connor Franta's new label focuses on music curated by digital influencers
Franta has already tested out the concept.
'The Voice' and 'The Tonight Show' are getting hands-on at this year's VidCon
'The Voice,' 'Heroes Reborn,' and 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' all head to Anaheim.