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tech-science

This Microbiologist Drew ‘Game of Thrones’ Sigils with Bacteria

When you're a scientist, all you need is bacteria and some agar jelly to create a literally cultural tribute to your favorite show.
Matthew Gault
4 days ago
Reddit

This Quantum Physicist Used Machine Learning to Map Reddit’s Sexual Fetishes

More than one thousand subreddits, plotted in an interactive tree.
Samantha Cole
4.30.19
Black Hole

Reddit's Data Hoarders Are Freaking Out Over All Those Black Hole Hard Drives

Sure, imaging a black hole for the first time ever is exciting, but posters on Reddit's /r/datahoarder subreddit are focused on the data.
Matthew Gault
4.11.19
Interviews

ContraPoints Is the Opposite of the Internet

By combining humor, drag, and philosophy, YouTuber Natalie Wynn is cutting through today's culture wars with clarity and logic.
Jake Hall
4.9.19
copyright

Reddit’s Piracy Subreddit Is Purging a Decade of Posts

The /r/piracy subreddit is deleting all posts older than six months after allegedly being alerted to an overwhelming amount of copyright complaints.
Matthew Gault
4.8.19
Munchies

Vegan Bride Bans All Non-Vegans from Her Wedding for Being 'Murderers'

“When ‘family’ tries to guilt trip you into letting them come to your fully vegan wedding, even though they arre omnivores,” she wrote.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.20.19
Culture

Why Does the Sun Make Some People Sneeze?

A little girl's drawing on Reddit sheds light on why some people react to sunlight with and "ACHOO!"
Beckett Mufson
1.24.19
motherboard

A Meteorite Crashed Into the 'Super Blood Wolf Moon'

It was the first time an impact has been captured on film during a total lunar eclipse.
Becky Ferreira
1.22.19
taco bell

This Bay Area Taco Bell Transit Map Looks Way Better than BART

“If only the Bay Area had this extensive system instead of the limited options we have. I might actually use it,” one Redditor wrote.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.4.19
porn

Pokémon Porn Exists If You Gotta Smash 'Em All

Poképorn is where nostalgia and internet Rule 34 collide.
Richard Greenhill
12.19.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how extreme ideology may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.17.18
Memes

Why Bitcoiners Are Using Memes to Cope With a Crash

Bitcoin's price has plummeted, but the memes keep coming. What's behind this community's obsession?
Jordan Pearson
12.11.18
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