iPhone meets Kodak moment in Dear Photograph
Dear Photograph melds the old with the new, combining an ephemeral moment captured in a photo of long ago with the present day version of the location where it was captured. Kodachrome meets iPhone in an artistic blend of pure awesome.
Four-wheeled objects of desire
Like horsepower -- fast, raw, roaring-in-your-face horsepower? Car blogs like Jalopnik and Autoblog have too many words. Tumblr's auto aficionados go straight for the pictures.
Tumblr gives a ringside seat to Sarah Palin’s paper chase
A self-proclaimed "bad journalist" uses Tumblr to share the process of paging through the former Alaska governor's emails -- papercuts and all.
A geo-visualization of Reddit
New traffic data released by Reddit shows the best cities and countries from which to launch your secret Reddit army.
Etsy is full of beautiful things—for everything else, there’s Regretsy
For every gem found on Etsy, a fast-growing community of DIY merchants offering handmade crafts, there are more than a few duds. Regretsy makes loving fun of the weird, the tacky and the totally uncomprehensible.
Most interesting man is also funniest Reddit meme
In what has evolved into a long running and uproariously entertaining meme among Redditors, the television and radio campaign presents an archetypal playboy offering life advice while surrounded by a tableful of gorgeous women.
The Hunters and the Gabberers make Reddit an amazing universe
Although Reddit may not have the reach or publicity of Twitter or Facebook, the Reddit community's uncanny ability to surface interesting content on the web is nearly unparalleled. Thousands upon thousands of users share and discuss anything from the serious to the sarcastic on Reddit every single day, trading in a currency of Karma points.
Hackers attack PBS
Over the long Memorial Day weekend in the U.S. several websites belonging to public broadcaster PBS came under cyber-attack. The attacks by lulzsec claimed to be in retaliation for the recent Frontline edition's claimed bias covering the ongoing struggle of Wikileaks and the tumultuous legal troubles of Bradley Manning.
Explain Tumblr to me? (In three great examples)
Tumblr -- call it a blogging service, or a micro-blogging service, or just plain neat-o -- makes sharing text, video, pictures and your own commentary super easy. Think of Tumblr as somewhere between Facebook, Twitter and a traditional blog.
Anonymous asks Redditors for help to fight passage of PROTECT IP
Anonymous needs Reddit's help in combatting the Protect IP act.
Forever Alone Flashmob: Who trolled whom?
It was some sort of prank-meets-sociology experiment on the Internet and loneliness.
Snack and save (the world)
The sweet tooth is a powerful motivator. It’s also the heart of a Reddit community and perhaps the key to a greater good. Snack Exchange (or /r/snackexchange as Redditors prefer) is a community within Reddit encouraging users to trade regional and local snacks with others around the globe, filling and making requests for favorite treats from far away.