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Fried Roach With Your McDonald’s Hashbrowns? Fried Roach With Your McDonald’s Hashbrowns?
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A man who was enjoying a nice warm McDonald’s hashbrown yesterday claims to have found a rather disgusting surprise at the bottom: a deep-fried insect. The man, identified on Reddit as LinkBoyJT, posted a photo of the offending potatoes, which …

Imgur Hits 2 Billion Page Views Per Month Imgur Hits 2 Billion Page Views Per Month

If you’ve ever been on reddit for more than about five minutes, you’ve heard of Imgur. The site ( which is pronounced “imager,” not “im-gur”) is easily reddit’s favorite image hosting service. Of course, Imgur’s popularity doesn’t just come from …

Reddit Users Surprise Terminally-Ill Man Reddit Users Surprise Terminally-Ill Man

Scott Widak, a forty-seven year old with Down syndrome who is now terminally-ill with liver disease, recently received a lot of encouragement from the Reddit community. Widak, who got tons of letters after a blog post, lives at home with …

Reddit’s TestPAC Raises $9,000 Against SOPA Creator Lamar Smith Reddit’s TestPAC Raises $9,000 Against SOPA Creator Lamar Smith
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Texas Representative Lamar Smith, creator of nasty Internet legislation SOPA, has attracted the ire of the Internet for quite some time. It wasn’t until recently that the Internet decided to do something about it beyond just a blackout or creating …

Scumbag Steve Debuts Scumbaggy Rap Scumbag Steve Debuts Scumbaggy Rap

In the annals of internet memedom, it’s hard to find a more widely used and recognized meme than Scumbag Steve. He’s the guy that asks for a ride and then spends the entire time dissing your car. He’s the guy …

EFF Thanks Reddit For Increased Donations EFF Thanks Reddit For Increased Donations

This week on the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) Deeplinks blog, the organization put out a special thank you to redditors and friends for a recent surge in donations. Earlier this week a redditor named Hectorial posted a question to the …

Imgur Can Drive Big Traffic To Product Pages Imgur Can Drive Big Traffic To Product Pages

Let me preface this by saying that I’m not going to tell you to spam Imgur. This is just an interesting look at how, under the right circumstances, Imgur can drive a lot of traffic – even to a product …

Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall
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Imgur is a hugely popular image hosting service, used a great deal to share images on sites like reddit, Twitter, Facebook, Digg and various blogs, forums and message boards (especially reddit). The service has been around since early 2009 and …

Anonymous Number 1 in TIME 100 Poll Results Anonymous Number 1 in TIME 100 Poll Results
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The results of the TIME 100 poll are out and, just as you would expect from an internet poll, the internet has won. The week-long poll, which seeks to determine the most influential people of the past year, was topped …

26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts 26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts

According to 26-year-old Patrick Kelly, Washington needs more engineers and less lawyers. That’s why he has decided to run for U.S. Congress in the 6th district of the great state of Kentucky. This congressional district covers Lexington as well as …

Reddit Is Fun App Banned From Google Play Reddit Is Fun App Banned From Google Play

When it comes to apps in either the Android Market Google Play store or Apple’s Appstore, developers have always walked a fine line when it comes to products that contain sexual content. Apps that contain porn or other explicit materials …

Student Threatens Shooting Spree on Reddit Student Threatens Shooting Spree on Reddit

University of Maryland sophomore Alexander Song, 19, was arrested on Sunday and charged with posting an Internet threat after saying he planned to go on a shooting rampage on campus, in hopes of killing as many people as possible. Song …

Don’t Mess With The Internet: Billboard Planned For Lamar Smith’s District Don’t Mess With The Internet: Billboard Planned For Lamar Smith’s District

Remember Lamar Smith? He’s the guy who brought you both SOPA and H.R. 1981, a bill that would require ISPs to save customers’ IP addresses and other identifying information for over a year. In other words, he’s not exactly a …

Al-Jazeera, Social Media, & The Next Generation Of News Al-Jazeera, Social Media, & The Next Generation Of News

Al-Jazeera’s seen how social media is changing the way the wind blows, so the news organization shifted its sails accordingly and now finds itself on the front lines of the next generation of news reporting. Twitter, Facebook, Skype, YouTube, Google+, …

New Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Takes The Reins New Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Takes The Reins

News came out back in September that reddit was being spun off from Condé Nast (to be owned by Advanced Publications, which also owns Condé Nast) , and that it had started a search for a new CEO. That search …

Reddit Saves Life of Man With Rare Disease Reddit Saves Life of Man With Rare Disease
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Bear Silber of Wailuku, Hawaii was sick. He had been to doctors, had lots of tests. But, he was not getting any better. He had no insurance. He was hiding away in his own home, in constant pain. One day, …

Overweight 23-Year-Old Makes YouTube Video Asking For Help Overweight 23-Year-Old Makes YouTube Video Asking For Help
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“I’m making this video because I don’t know what else to do. I’ve tried losing weight on my own, I’ve tried doing everything possible – been on diets, been hospitalized. And I’ve always done what needed to be done at …

Leap Year 2012 Humor: A Collection of Leap Day Memes Leap Year 2012 Humor: A Collection of Leap Day Memes

Reddit is truly a great place for web content, truth be told. With today being a Leap Day, Redditors are not disappointing with their unique way about things. We’ve seen numerous comical posts, and quite a few images / memes. …

Rage Faces In Real Life Rage Faces In Real Life

If you’re any kind of experienced Internet user, you’re probably awfully familiar with the rage face memes that permeate across a large number of platforms. While Reddit deserves a large amount of the credit for the growing the popularity surrounding …

Reddit Hosting Sprint To Fix Their API At PyCon 2012 Reddit Hosting Sprint To Fix Their API At PyCon 2012

Reddit wants you to join them at PyCon 2012. What is PyCon? Read on to find out. Reddit, as defined by them in a blog post, is “a bit unique.” I would use other adjectives to describe the Web site, …

New Pokemon Drinking Board Game is Candyland for Adults New Pokemon Drinking Board Game is Candyland for Adults

It is Tuesday night and you are looking to keep the party going. You have finished watching your Sailor Moon DVDs and are still hung over from playing the Meme drinking board game with your maintenance guy and three Kirby …