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.
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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.
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.
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.
Vegan Bride Bans All Non-Vegans from Her Wedding for Being 'Murderers'
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Why Does the Sun Make Some People Sneeze?
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A Meteorite Crashed Into the 'Super Blood Wolf Moon'
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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.
Pokémon Porn Exists If You Gotta Smash 'Em All
Poképorn is where nostalgia and internet Rule 34 collide.
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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?