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What is the definition of "meta"? (r/explainlikeimfive)
r/WTF reminds subscribers of its posting guidelines. (r/WTF)
For the time being, you cannot downvote content in r/AskHistorians. (r/games also experimented with this and it didn't work out.) (r/AskHistorians)
Why you should keep a roll of toilet paper in your trunk. (r/LifeProTips)
If you aren't online on your actual cake day, Reddit will hold the cake until you return. (r/MetaHub)
Did Alexander the Great even exist? (r/AskHistorians)
A six-year world traveler does an AMA. (r/IAMA)
And a former child actor talks about being on a movie set with Scarlett Johansson. (r/defaultgems)
Why don't humans regenerate limbs? (r/AskScience)
Redditor asks for information on a waffle maker. An Amazon marketing manager armed with a wealth of knowledge comes through for him. (r/bestof)
- Which tip jars fill up more: translucent or opaque? (r/AskScience)
Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk are worried about weapons that think for themselves
They want to prevent our annihilation.
Your favorite 'Super Mario Bros' tunes sound incredible on this Nintendo-themed piano
You might need to blow on the keys before playing this piano.
Anti-abortion hackers attack Planned Parenthood, release databases, employee data
Planned Parenthood is having a rough month.
8 GIFs to mourn the firing of Mexican soccer coach Miguel Herrera
We'll miss you and your fantastic touchline antics, Miguel Herrera.
OnePlus 2 is coming, but it's not what it claims to be
A flagship-killing smartphone? Not quite.
Study suggests elderly men love porn—and they feel weird about it
Spoiler alert: Men your grandfather's age love looking at porn.
Mailman of the year raises donations for boy who just wants to read
A Facebook post made it possible.
Twitter says it's struggling to attract new users, teases major changes
At least they've admitted it, loud and clear.
Microsoft announces August's free games for Xbox Live Gold members
Metal Gear Solid V and more are headed your way.
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.