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When Ads For Classic Literature Make Reddit’s ‘WTF’ Section When Ads For Classic Literature Make Reddit’s ‘WTF’ Section

An old ad for Filigranes Bookstore, advertising Franz Kafka’s literary classic, The Metamorphosis, has drawn some buzz from the reddit community, appearing in the “WTF” subreddit, and ultimately drawing thousands of upvotes. Now that’s a viral ad. The ad is …

Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings

Reddit’s General Manager Erik Martin has posted a formal and heartfelt apology on behalf of the site and its many users for the part they played in the spreading of false information in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. …

Technology Subreddit Goes Dark In Protest Of CISPA Technology Subreddit Goes Dark In Protest Of CISPA

Last year, all of Reddit went dark in protest of SOPA. It doesn’t look like the site will be doing it again for CISPA, but one of its more popular subreddits will. The popular technology subreddit, which has almost 3 …

Reddit Surfaces Tamerlan Tsarnaev Death Photo [WARNING: VERY GRAPHIC] Reddit Surfaces Tamerlan Tsarnaev Death Photo [WARNING: VERY GRAPHIC]
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What appears to be a death photo of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has surfaced on reddit. The extremely graphic and unsettling image comes from user nfieldflyer under the title: “Suspect #1 … in the morgue. NSFW.” It’s actually …

Boston Manhunt: Redditor On Scene Offers Details In AMA

The Boston manhunt is still going strong after one of the suspects in last week’s marathon bombing was shot and killed last night. The other suspect, who is still at large, is still in the Boston area with police sweeping …

IKEA Pillow Google Translates to ‘Cuddle Rape’
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What happens when you type the name of a certain style of pillow from IKEA into Google Translate? Well, something interesting, that’s what. Redditor 3rxx noticed that the Google translation for the IKEA pillow collection “Gosa Raps” is “Cuddle Rape.” …

Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky Wife
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So, reddit user XsimonbelmontX has made me extremely jealous, as he has created a undeniably awesome Monopoly-like board game based on Fallout. Did I mention it was awesome? “I spent about 8 months making this. It is a birthday gift …

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Calls Up Larry Page To Talk CISPA Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Calls Up Larry Page To Talk CISPA

Pro-privacy proponents and Internet activists are obviously concerned about CISPA. The bill would allow corporations to share private user data with the government while enjoying complete legal immunity. What’s more concerning, however, is that major Internet companies that deal in …

Facebook Engineer Talks Android App, Dislike Button, and More in Reddit AMA Facebook Engineer Talks Android App, Dislike Button, and More in Reddit AMA

Reddit AMAs are fascinating in general, but when a Facebook product engineer submits to the free-form Q&A session, it’s right up our alley. Facebook product engineer Bob Baldwin, who has worked on products like Groups, Events, Photos, and more, took …

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to Host Reddit AMA Next Week [UPDATED] Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to Host Reddit AMA Next Week [UPDATED]

According to reddit’s AMA schedule, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg will be hosting one of reddit’s popular Q&A sessions next week. Sandberg will begin to take questions at 2:30 pm, EST on April 10th. Presumably, one of the main focuses of …

Is A ‘Just Looking’ Fee A Smart Business Decision? Is A ‘Just Looking’ Fee A Smart Business Decision?
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Brick and mortar stores face a lot of challenges in competing with the Internet. We’re living in an age where you can get just about anything you want from somewhere on the web, and even better you can easily browse …

Store Charges $5 Browsing Fee to Combat Showrooming Store Charges $5 Browsing Fee to Combat Showrooming
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In order to combat showrooming, one Brisbane, Australia store is taking to some rather extreme measures. The store is now charging people a $5 “just looking” fee in the hopes of deterring them from using the store as a physical …

Reddit’s First Original Web Series Involves Explaining Complex Topics to Five-Year-Olds Reddit’s First Original Web Series Involves Explaining Complex Topics to Five-Year-Olds
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Reddit, known for its uncanny ability to drudge up content from the depths of the internet and make it trend, is trying its hand at a little bit of original programming in the way of a new series based on …

In-N-Out Cook Reddit AMA Reveals What An In-N-Out Bacon Burger Could Look Like

A reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) with a cook from an In-N-Out Burger has been getting some attention outside of reddit. The cook of four years talked bacon burgers, and the burger chain’s lack of them with curious redditors. One …

Chocolate Bar Resume: Guy Gets Creative For Job
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If you look around the web on any given day, you’ll probably find several instances of people being creative. Everyone wants to do something that hasn’t been done before; as an artist, I can attest that it isn’t always easy …

SNL’s Djesus Uncrossed Sketch Prophesied by Reddit
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ICYMI, Saturday Night Live aired a nice little sketch over the weekend called “Djesus Uncrossed,” which featured host Christoph Waltz taking on the role of revengeful Jesus Christ and going on a killing rampage to right the many wrongs done …

You Can Now Buy Reddit Gold with Bitcoin, Credit Cards You Can Now Buy Reddit Gold with Bitcoin, Credit Cards
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Starting today, you can purchase reddit gol in two new ways: Bitcoin and Credit Card. Previously, reddit users who wanted to upgrade could only used PayPal or Google Wallet. “We’re using Coinbase as our bitcoin payment processor and Stripe for …

No, Bill Gates Won’t Give You $5,000 to Share a Photo (Facebook Hoax) No, Bill Gates Won’t Give You $5,000 to Share a Photo (Facebook Hoax)
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There’s a new viral share hoax going around Facebook involving a photo of Bill Gates. “Hey Facebook, As some of you may know, I’m Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. I always deliver, …

Applebee’s Waitress Fired Over Receipt On Reddit
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The Applebee’s waitress who posted a customer’s check on Reddit because of a note explaining why there was no tip has been fired, and the company has posted a lengthy explanation of the story and their decision on Facebook. The …

Bill Gates Wants You to Bing It On. Seriously. Bill Gates Wants You to Bing It On. Seriously.
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Bill Gates has just finished up his first-ever reddit AMA, answering users’ questions for just under one hour. Among the topics of discussion included Microsoft, coding, his wealth, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, vaccines, and yes, Bing. Replying to …

Rep. Zoe Lofgren Publishes Revised Aaron’s Law After Receiving Input From Reddit Rep. Zoe Lofgren Publishes Revised Aaron’s Law After Receiving Input From Reddit

After the suicide of Aaron Swartz in early January, Rep. Zoe Lofgren got to work on an amendment to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to prevent another tragedy like Swartz’ from happening again. That original amendment was submitted to …