Reddit has a massive Secret Santa gift exchange every year and one of its most high-profile participants is none other than Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. This year, Redditor calid7 was the lucky person to get Gates as her secret Santa and he sent her one of the greatest Secret Santa gifts we’ve ever seen: A full-size replica of the horned helmet worn by the evil god Loki in The Avengers and other Marvel films. More →
Sometimes we have random thoughts throughout the day that are pointless: What would it be like if a modern-day army went up against Alexander The Great in a ground war? What if I brought my laptop back to the 50’s and randomly opened it up in a pub?
A question was posed to the people of Reddit that asked, “What invention of the last 50 years would least impress the people of the 1700s?” The response was overwhelming. Let’s take a look at some of the best responses.
There is no feeling like when a highly anticipated game completely disappoints after it’s released. Months or even years of buildup can lead to a game that’s such a waste of time that you may end up selling your console because of it. Reddit users have sounded off on their most disappointing games ever and while there are few surprises, the reasons for their disappointment are nonetheless interesting.
A lot of new tech is out there and it’s hard to choose what to buy and how much to pay for a device — some people can’t afford to drop $700 dollars on a new tablet or phone, for example. They’re looking for stuff that is under $200, but gadgets still good enough to get the job done. This is where we turn to the users of Reddit to find the 10 best tech toys under $200.
If you thought Google Glass was a major potential distraction before, just wait until Glass users start spending hours getting cute cat pictures projected onto their eyeballs. Developer Malcolm Nguyen has created his own homemade Reddit app for Google Glass that includes the top 25 posts from your own Reddit front page and refreshes every hour. It also gives users the ability to vote posts and comments up or down, and the ability to both share links and to leave your own comments. More →
Wondering why Reddit’s servers are crashing right now? President Barack Obama has joined Reddit and, as long as the site stays up, is hosting an AMA (ask me anything). Questions posed by Redditors so far cover the President’s stance on SOPA, how he feels about gun laws, and whether he believes a roll of toilet paper should face in or out. Have a question for the President of the United States? A link to Obama’s AMA follows below. More →