Google Tests Connecting Doctors With Online Patients

The web can be a precarious place to find accurate information regarding your health. With only a list of symptoms to type into a search engine, your mild headache could just be a headache...or the early stages of brain cancer. It's always best to consult a doctor if you're concerned and Google is trying to make it… » 10/12/14 10:00am 10/12/14 10:00am

Apple and Reddit Shut Down the iWorm Botnet

Last week, a Russian security firm discovered that over 17,000 Mac computers had been infected with a malicious software called iWorm that connected infected devices to a botnet by using Reddit to unearth links to command servers. This weekend, both Apple and Reddit took measures that rendered the software ineffective. » 10/06/14 5:32pm 10/06/14 5:32pm

Reddit's New App Lets You Read AMAs on Your iPhone (Update: Android Too)

Reddit's AMAs (Ask Me Anything) are the one of the best things about the network. But let's face it: Reddit isn't the world's prettiest website. The learning curve is fairly steep. Clearly, Reddit thinks so too, because it has now released a rather good-looking app to read and participate in AMAs. » 9/02/14 5:34am 9/02/14 5:34am

What Is the Single Weirdest Subreddit You've Ever Found?

Given enough time, a stomach of steel, and a can-do attitude, a few minutes on Reddit can quickly devolve into hours lost amongst its many bizarre, horrifying, and inexorably fascinating channels. For the web is dark and full of terrors, friends, and each one of those terrors has its own subreddit. » 4/27/14 8:30pm 4/27/14 8:30pm

10 More Viral Photos That Are Actually Fake

The fakes just keep on coming. And frankly it's hard to keep up with all the internet-fueled deception. Today we're taking a look at a few more dubious images that you may have seen floating around the web recently. Punking Putin? Airplane selfies? Rocket to Uranus? Fake, fake, and definitely fake. » 4/01/14 12:20pm 4/01/14 12:20pm

Nine true facts that sound made up but are actually completely true

Sometimes things sound real but are completely fake. Those fake facts are just so convenient sounding and come perfectly wrapped in a bow tie that they spread like a disease. And then there are other facts that sound like complete made up bullshit but are actually real. Those are the scary ones. The shared souls over… » 2/05/14 11:34pm 2/05/14 11:34pm

Reddit Has a Burgeoning Gun Market and Its Sales Numbers Are Shocking

Reddit's great for many things: funny pictures, interesting factoids, revealing crowd-sourced interviews. Also, assault rifles. Mother Jones just published an unnerving investigation into the little known gun market tucked into the GunsForSale subreddit, and the numbers are disturbing. » 1/08/14 5:20pm 1/08/14 5:20pm