Astronauts host a Google+ hangout from space
NASA astronauts on the International Space Station—and some on the ground—took questions in front of an online audience of more than 7,000 people.
“Teen Wolf” creator takes to Tumblr to tease third season
Tumblr has long been the mecca for rabid "Teen Wolf" fans.
The Tweet Hereafter: A morbid look at famous people’s final tweets
"Do I really want that to be my last tweet?" That's the thought that inspired the creators of a new website.
Why Tumblr just celebrated Fluffy Chicken Day
A viral campaign helped user thatsmoderatelyraven receive more than 500,000 notes on his Tumblr post.
How author Sam Starbuck shapes online fandom (and vice versa)
Sam Starbuck, known by his LiveJournal handle, "copperbadge," learned everything he knows about writing from fandom, and he even lets fans shape his works-in-progress.
Fans rally online to save cult BBC drama “The Hour”
The "British Mad Men" is in danger of cancellation, and loyal fans are trying to save it with tweets, petitions and GIFs.
William Shatner calls Reddit out for racism, sexism
Shatner came to Reddit to do a Q&A with fans, and was less than impressed with the site's lax attitude toward bigoted and misogynistic posts.
A parent’s guide to bronies
Your son is staying up late, talking to strange people on the Internet. Wearing odd clothes. Using incomprehensible slang. Is this Reefer Madness? Maybe. Or perhaps your kid is just a brony.
Twitter bids its first pope farewell as Benedict XVI resigns
Pope Benedict's resignation is the first since the Middle Ages.
A YouTube guide to New York Fashion Week
Several of the biggest names have yet to show, and they're available to livestream throughout the week.
U.K. disco fans Googlebomb far-right extremists
It's the English Disco Lovers versus the English Defence League in a battle for Google supremacy.
One giant leap for a woman in Axe’s astronaut contest
Despite the all-male marketing of an Axe Body Spray-sponsored contest that will send the winners into space, a female Tumblr user is near the top of the polls.
“Community” crew lets loose in Reddit AMA
On holiday episodes, season 5 odds, inflatable couches, and more.
Vid Rec Wednesday: The best musical fanvids
Fic Rec Wednesday goes visual: here's our list of the all-time best fanvids out there, music videos that embody smart parody of classics like Firelfy, Sherlock Holmes, and The Avengers.
Sci-fi author’s “racist dips**t problem” prompts charity pledge
Every time fantasy author Vox Day insults John Scalzi on his blog, hundreds of dollars are donated to human rights charities.
How Tumblr outed a married rock star’s groupie fiancée
Mikey Way, 32, bassist of My Chemical Romance, just got engaged to a 20-year-old fan—and he’s already married to someone else. Who broke the news? Tumblr users, via Instagram.
“Fatshion” community finds beauty in plus-sizes
Tired of waiting for Vogue and Elle to meet the demand for plus-size fashion, many women have taken to the Internet to find their wardrobe inspiration.