Reddit

Conspiracies

Conspiracy Theorists Are Going Wild Over the Moon Landing Anniversary

Conspiracy theorists are over the moon for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing.
Mack Lamoureux
7.19.19
Internet

The Internet Has Spent Three Years Taking Care Of This Guy’s Plants

The subreddit r/takecareofmyplant has 11,300 members, all dedicated to, well, taking care of a plant.
Madeleine Gregory
7.18.19
food news

There’s Some Absurdly Intense Drama Going Down in the Taco Bell Subreddit

After a moderator "power trip," the community is rallying behind one of the brand's biggest superfans.
Bettina Makalintal
7.12.19
labor

The Walmart Subreddit Has Been Flooded With Pro-Union Memes

r/walmart is suddenly a bastion of worker solidarity and socialism.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.11.19
tv

This 'Stranger Things' and Chernobyl Crossover Conspiracy Might Be Real

But we really, really hope it isn't.
River Donaghey
7.10.19
Reddit

Reddit Quarantined r/The_Donald for ‘Threats of Violence’

Reddit placed a quarantine on the pro-Donald Trump subreddit for “threats of violence against police and public officials.” Users must now go through a warning portal before accessing the subreddit.
Caroline Haskins
6.26.19
tech-features

Confessions of a Reddit 'Karma Whore'

My years-long journey to the top of Reddit's karma leaderboards has only made me feel more alone.
Brian Burlage
5.31.19
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
5.15.19
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
Billie Brownstein
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
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