End of Week News & Things

Kicking off with

1: Wondering what Reddit’s current market value is? Well luckily you can found out here. (Hint: A lot)

2: ” Why do we have birthmarks, and what decides their shape, size, color, and location on the body? ” – askscience

3: ” Have any of you ever been in a coma, Reddit? What was it like? ” – AskReddit

4: ” When and why human society decided to cover human genitals with clothes ” – askscience

5: ” For the past two years I have been sharing my Netflix account with a stranger (who hacked it) and we recommend movies to each other. Reddit, what crazy stories do you have that deal with strangers that you will never meet, see or talk with again? ” – AskReddit

6: ” What’s something that is common knowledge at your work palce that will be mind blowing to the rest of us? ” – AskReddit

7: ” … Reddit, what are your best “Well that escalated quickly” stories? ” – AskReddit

8: ” How do glow sticks work? ” – askscience

9: ” Prometheus – Everything explained and analysed *SPOILERS* – movies

10: ” What is your favorite opening line of a book? ” – AskReddit

11: ” Reddit, how many of you actually type how you talk, and uphold the same identity online as you do in real life? ” – AskReddit

12: ” History books often tells the western version of the cold war, but how was the cold war seen from Soviets side? ” – AskReddit

13: ” Straight males of reddit, do you expect your wife to change her last name when you marry? Straight females, do you have a problem with changing your name? ” – AskReddit

14: ” Reddit, what’s the most fucked up thing you’ve done in your sleep? ” – AskReddit

15: For months I thought “deleted” was a novelty account. What misconceptions about Reddit did you have? ” – AskReddit

16: ” Redditors, what’s one thing you absolutely hate about Reddit? ” – AskReddit

17: ” Hey reddit what’s the best HIDDEN thing you have ever found on the interwebz? ” – AskReddit

18: ” Agnostic cook at private Baptist college ” – atheism

19: ” I was a machine gunner during a major Iraq war battle that was blacked out by the media, now we’re struggling to get the story to the public AMA ” – IAmA

20: ” I’m Jesse Galef, communications director of the Secular Student Alliance – I was on CNN this morning defending atheist students and have been accused of “intdoctrinating” students with our work. AMA! ” – atheism

21: ” IAmA 22 year old who grew up in “Jesus Camps” in Kansas. AMA ” – IAmA

22: ” IAmA former meth lab operator, AMAA ” – IAmA

23: ” IAMA graveyard shift worker at Sea World AMA ” – IAmA

24: ” Pfft, I know what Fstops are. But, the hell are Tstops? Answers inside ” – photography


A letter from Condé Nast


25: These 6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America – Business Insider

26: Romney Says America Doesn’t Need “More Firemen, More Policemen, More Teachers” – ThinkProgress

27: 6.6 Million Young Adults Insured Thanks To Obamacare – ThinkProgress

28: Every call, every email, every text: UK unveils bill aimed at logging citizens’ Web activity – The Washington Post




29: The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar – io9

30: Rapatronic photographs – Simple Thinking by Herb Yeates

31: Canon 70D to Replace 7D & 60D; 7DII to Be “Entry Level Full Frame” – Fstoppers

32: Disney’s “Frozen” Synopsis Released – The Mary Sue & Disney Unveils FROZEN Details and Release Date – GeekTyrant

33: How Assassin’s Creed III Re-created the Revolutionary War Read more: How Assassin’s Creed III Re-created the Revolutionary War – Popular Mechanics


Makes you wonder what they’re watching…


34: Revealed: Secret of HIV’s natural born killers – Medical Express

35: Neuroscience: The mind reader – nature

36: Two new elements – Human World / EarthSky

37: US man contracts plague – The Telegraph

38: European Scientists Make a Case for a Return to the Moon – YahooNews


See any similarities?


39: 5 things that are wrong with the new MacBook Pro – The Week

40: Apple’s Ping to End With a Thud in Next Release of iTunes – All Things D

41: Fun thing. Do you own a Mac? Well you can check out its specs through the serial number here.


Cool cosplay


42: FunnyJunk is threatening to file a federal lawsuit against me unless I pay $20,000 in damages – The Oatmealraises 20, 000 dollars in an hour in charity insteadleading it to 100, 000 dollars and ends up bewildering FunkyJunk’s lawyer.




43: Inside the Kowloon Walled City where 50,000 residents eked out a grimy living in the most densely populated place on earth – Daily Mail

44: How To Kiss, 1942-Style, According To LIFE Magazine – The Mary Sue


45: Suit of armor hoodie – Boing Boing and Laughing Squid

46: Mugshots of Wonderfully Dapper 1920s Australian Criminals – Laughing Squid

47: I Was a Good Mormon Wife … Until My Husband Stopped Believing in God – AlterNet

48: 6 Mind Blowing Special Effects You Won’t Believe Aren’t CGI – Cracked

49: Anti-Piracy Patent Stops Students From Sharing Textbooks – TorrentFreak

50: 6 Ways To Be A Feminist Girlfriend – YourTango

51: Chuck’s Zachary Levi to Take Over Role of Fandral in Thor 2 – The Mary Sue

52: DIY Ombré Denim – Honestly WTF



I’m sorry to inform you that that’s all I have time for today – I need a full night’s sleep for my test (the IELTS) tomorrow.

Bonne nuit!





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