fun facts

The hard-to-copy Chinese mail keys.

I tried to copy a mail key this week. The self-service machine wouldn’t do it. The key desk at Home Depot couldn’t do it. I finally took it to a locksmith, who, before even seeing my key, warned that he […]

retail therapy

AMC Entertainment Inc.

The incredible story of the company that leveraged a Reddit-fueled runup in its stock price to raise a bunch of money and avert its impending bankruptcy for a little while longer. Remember, this is not wall street vs the little […]

on the blockchain

Reddit launching ERC-20 tokens

Every little bit of adoption helps promote the ecosystem. “The Fortnight and cryptocurrency subreddits have over two million users that will be trialing this new points system. If it proves to be successful, this new feature could make its way […]

fun facts

Is it possible to mediate while drunk?

This is a neat play-by-play documenting how it went for someone who tried. Spoiler: he was able to meditate, but it wasn’t great. “A Reddit user performed an interesting experiment: trying to meditate while drunk after consuming copious amounts of […]

fun facts

The internet, one pixel at a time. 

What happens when you let the internet place unlimited pixels on a canvas, but only one every five minutes? Reddit’s april fools joke lasted 3 days, and the result is worth looking at. “Somehow, someway, what happened in Reddit over […]