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Justice fan posts memorial for deceased iPod on Reddit, then something remarkable happens

Oftentimes, we build up our most revered icons into deities — in tune with their fans, but maintaining a considerable a degree of celebrity disconnection. Its hard to imagine Daft Punk or Carl Cox surfing the comments sections or sifting through Reddit, but alas, we are sometimes reminded in humbling ways that our favorite creators […]

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Read These Legendary Reddit Comment Threads

“Reddit, what is a legendary comment thread that everyone should read?” With this question, redditor myawesomeself opened the floor for the development of a Canon of Great Comment Threads. Some happened on Reddit, some on blogs, some on the Bodybuilding Forum. Here the top picks from this grand convocation.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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In an act of online activism, Childish Gambino fans are reclaiming the r/Donald subreddit

Until last week, r/thedonald was a subreddit where Reddit users gathered to share posts related to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. Despite the subreddit’s description as “the place where we discuss in an unbiased manner Donald Trump’s great contributions to modern society,” the page is littered by hate-filled posts from people who look […]

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Where to Waste Time Online

Where do you go to waste time on the internet? Facebook and Twitter, the usual default answers, are exhausting. Scrolling through them feels like work. “I don’t know how to waste time on the internet anymore,” says Dan Nosowitz in the internet-culture blog Select All. We agree with him that it’s way too easy to […]

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Download Free Stuff From Reddit’s Favorite Websites

“What are some cool websites where you can download free stuff?” asked redditor howtoadvanced. He got over 5,000 answers. We’ve gone through and categorized the best ones, identifying each resource. You could spend the rest of your life just entertaining and educating yourself with the free books, music, games, apps,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Learn Art History From These Reddit Memes

The subreddit /r/trippinthroughtime is for memes about historical figures, where someone in art or an old photo looks confused or silly. Each picture has a caption, usually treating the weird art as some modern relatable situation. But in the comment threads, you’ll often find someone explaining cool facts about the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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A cryptic SoundCloud upload has some speculating it’s a Daft Punk ‘leak’

Activity on the r/daftpunk subreddit is momentarily diverting ticket holders’ attention from the Swedish House Mafia rumor mill, and directing it instead toward Daft Punk‘s. The speculation surrounding a Daft Punk reunion on the final day of Ultra Music Festival has continued to mount since the iron-on patches enclosed in the Ultra 20 ticket canisters originally […]

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Reddit users appear to have cracked the code concerning Ultra’s surprise guests

The three iron-on patches that Ultra Music Festival ticket holders received in their special edition black and orange 20th anniversary canisters appeared in addition to ear plugs and temporary tattoos. Presumed to be innocuous party favors provided in honor of the milestone birthday celebration, the patches elicited minimal attention from pass purchasers prior to Ultra’s provocative tweet on March […]

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‘Endless Thread’ Podcast Host Ben Brock Johnson Knows the Secret to Great Nachos 

“Endless Thread” is a podcast all about stories found on Reddit. We recently invited host Ben Brock Johnson to our podcast, and while he was here, we had him tell some tales of his own on video. Learn what app he can’t live without, why he refuses to put together anything that involves an Allen […]

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Improve Your Reddit Experience With These Chrome Extensions

Reddit’s endless stream of memes, comments, and self-referential jokes can be intimidating to newcomers. Even if you’ve been reading the site for years there’s still plenty of new subreddits to discover. But no matter how well you know Reddit, you could be having an even better experience by installing a few extra…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What to Read After You’re Done With Any Book, Movie, Game, or TV Show

I watched Westworld months after it aired, and I felt lonely; no one still wanted to talk about it. Half the fun of a good work of entertainment—a TV show, a movie, a book, even a podcast or video game—is talking about it, studying it, learning more about it. Any good work of art benefits […]

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How to Conquer Reddit, With ‘Endless Thread’ Host Ben Brock Johnson

On the latest episode of The Upgrade, we’re talking about the self-proclaimed “front page of the Internet,” the massive online community known as Reddit. For some, Reddit is a second home, a place to hang out, post links, chat and trash talk with like-minded friends and foes. For others, it’s a confusing rabbit…Read more… Continue […]

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The Tech Products People Regretted Switching to, According to Reddit 

When it comes to technology, jumping between different products and platforms is a fact of life for most people. Unless you’re a diehard Apple fan or you’re obsessed with Samsung, you’ve probably tested the waters with a competing device at least once before.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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