All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Reddit’

Kevin Spacey Photobombs Woman in Boston

Photobombs are nothing new to the internet, but it’s rare that a celebrity participates in ‘ruining’ a tourist photo. This week, a woman became internet-famous for a short time after a friend of hers posted a picture of her standing in front of the George Washington statue in Boston Public Garden to Reddit. The catch is that acting legend Kevin …

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George Bluth Talks Arrested Development On Reddit [No Touching!]

Jeffrey Tambor, who plays twin brothers George and Oscar Bluth on Arrested Development participated in a reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) today, discussing the show, among other things. Arrested Development, of course, is due to return as a Netflix-exclusive series later this month, and fans are champing at the bit to see what the long-anticipated fourth season has in store. …

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Dad Recreates Old Baby Photo With Grown-Up Son And A Bottle Of Beer

One of the biggest hits on reddit today is titled “‘Before and after’ pic done right”. (image) It seems to be inspiring the community. The top comment from user euphwes says, “This is actually pretty clever. My daughter is on the bottle now, I’ll arrange another ‘on the bottle’ picture to happen 20 years from now too.” At least the …

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Reddit For Google Glass Is Now Ready To Assault Your Eyeball With Cat Pictures

Google Glass seems like it was built for Reddit. Google’s wearable computers are perfect for capturing the spontaneous moments in life, and then sharing those moments with the fine folks of Reddit. Members of the Google Glass Explorers program can now start bragging about having glass on Reddit thanks to the tireless work of Malcolm Nguyen. His app, Reddit Timeline, …

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Reddit’s New Privacy Policy Is Written for Clarity, Specificity

Reddit has just announced that they have completely rewritten their privacy policy “from the ground up,” to be clearer and more accessible to the average user. “For some time now, the reddit privacy policy has been a bit of legal boilerplate. While it did its job, it does not give a clear picture on how we actually approach user privacy. …

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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 drawing this buzz years after it was released. It’s been around since 2008 at least. That’s the power of reddit. …

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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. Of course, the most public consequence of the misinformation and false accusation swirling around on reddit in the Boston bombings’ …

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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 million readers, has gone dark today in protest of CISPA. It’s not like the subreddit has become unavailable, but rather …

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Reddit Surfaces Tamerlan Tsarnaev Death Photo [WARNING: VERY GRAPHIC]

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 being hosted on imgur, as is standard for images on reddit. At one point, it managed to reach the front …

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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 through the Watertown area looking for him. The residents of Watertown, and Boston at large, were encouraged to lock their …

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IKEA Pillow Google Translates to ‘Cuddle Rape’

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.” Yes, cuddle rape. You can try it for yourself, it checks out. Before you start to think that IKEA is …

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Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky Wife

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 for my wife, who is a huge Fallout fan. It is based on Monopoly, but aside from purchasing properties, collecting …

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