Violentacrez’s short, sad Reddit reappearance
What happened to Michael Brutsch, a.k.a. Violentacrez, the "biggest troll on the Web"? He’s still alive and still has Internet access. Beyond that, only he knows for sure.
Walmart workers walk out for Black Friday strike
There have been reports of strikes at Walmart stores from Arizona to Massachusetts, but the company has yet to acknowledge striking workers' demands.
NASA discovers something historic on Mars—but what?
NASA hasn't released a formal statement about its recent findings, leading to intense online speculation.
Play the virtual stock market for viral videos
On Viral Video eXchange, see if you can tell what's going to make it big on YouTube next week.
Faulty ATM goes viral in Scotland
Hundreds of people lined up for their chance to quickly double their money at a local ATM.
EBay Twinkie sellers capitalize on Hostess bankruptcy panic
eBay sellers are rapidly getting into the Twinkie business as America freaks out over the death of snack-maker Hostess.
Can the Internet fix the problems with Cyber Monday?
Two workers groups are promoting Cyber Monday Pledge, an initiative to raise awareness about the conditions of warehouses of online retailers like Amazon.
University of Washington limits sports reporters’ tweets
A Tacoma News Tribune reporter was warned for going over the university's tweet limit at a recent Husky basketball game.
Joan the Silencer messes with Texas delegate
Anti-Romney Republicans rally behind the original picture, but anyone can appreciate the freedom of speech message.
Apocalypse now? 6 people the Pope beat to Twitter
The Pope is getting a personal Twitter account. Who else needs to start tweeting before the supposed end of the world next month?
Twitter users react to Puerto Rico’s statehood vote
Some Twitter users were more informed than others about Puerto Rico's decision to pursue the road to statehood.
Asthmapolis: Crowdsourcing a map of asthma danger zones
A company called Asthmapolis is beta-testing a sensor that keeps track of the places asthma sufferers use their inhalers, helping them find their triggers and avoid problem locations.
Walmart workers organize Black Friday strike on Facebook
Facebook has become a powerful organizational tool for dissatisfied workers at the world's largest employer.
Obama’s birth: Fake it ’til you make it
Peter Rehnquist comes clean about faking a video about President Barack Obama's alleged Kenyan birth.
Supreme Court case could determine the future of reselling online
Oral arguments started this week in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley and Sons, a case that could affect whether U.S. citizens are allowed to resell foreign-made goods, both online and off.
Play computer games, help improve cancer treatments
Cell Slider is an image-matching computer game with the potential to lead to personalized cancer treatments.
Viewers find alternatives to “Obamney” in third-party debates
Commenters search for alternatives to the "same old, same old."