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Reddit‘s CEO just downvoted himself
Yishan Wong has resigned as CEO of Reddit after disagreeing with the board about a new office, strangely enough, according to a blog post from Sam Altman, the lead investor in the company’s most recent round of funding
“The reason was a disagreement with the board about a new office (location and amount of money to spend on a lease),” Altman wrote in his post. “To be clear, though, we didn’t ask or suggest that he resign—he decided to when we didn’t…
Don’t let that high-level touching fool you: Putin and Obama aren’t exactly friends
At an event in Beijing to mark the opening of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting on Tuesday, tension between the two leaders was evident as Chinese President Xi Jinping led the way into a wood-paneled room with the American president on one side and the Russian president on the other.
“It’s beautiful, isn’t it?”…
Dan Thorn can’t stop, won’t stop grooving.
The WVNS-TV 59 news anchor, who previously delighted the Internet by dancing to T.I. during a commercial break, is back. This time, he selected Taylor Swift‘s chart-topper “Shake It Off” to pump him up to deliver the news to West Virginia
His co-anchor looks unamused, but you can probably guess how Thorn deals with haters — he shakes ‘em off.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has further solidified his place as the king of the political heckler takedown.
When a man held up a sign denouncing New Jersey’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts during a commemoration event in Belmar on Wednesday, Christie had some choice words
On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Christie was busy touring the parts of the state most affected by the 2012 storm. During a stop…
Morgan Spence has a talent for bringing piles of Lego bricks to life through the art of stop-motion animation
So when Lego artist Warren Elsmore gave the 15-year-old a two-week deadline to create a promotional video for Elsmore’s upcoming book, Spence gladly accepted the challenge. The resulting video is a brief stop-motion homage to famous films created entirely from Lego bricks.
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The clip references 13 classics, including The Wizard of Oz,…
Seeing a beloved friend as an ISIS hostage jars the soul
I stared at my Twitter feed, trying to process that the man I once called a legend of emergency relief could appear in the now-familiar orange jumpsuit, with a black-clad executioner looming over him
Abdul-Rahman Kassig, whom I knew as Peter, appeared on screen after the beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning earlier this month. ISIS militants threatened to kill him next if American airstrikes don’t stop.
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Southwest Airlines and Virgin America launched new long-distance routes from Dallas Love Field on Monday. The opening marks the end of the Wright Amendment, the decades-old law that had prohibited flights out of the airport in order to protect Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Love Field, which is home base for Southwest and something of an experiment for Virgin, is located closer to downtown Dallas, making the airport more convenient for business travelers
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