Also in today's Reddit Digest: kicking heroin with ramen noodles, confronting a creepy guy friend, and cartoon characters you're oddly attracted to. Also, the "Super Mario" theme song has lyrics?
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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)
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