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Activist Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide
2013-01-13 08:24:39

Former Reddit executive and online activist Aaron Swartz was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Brookyln apartment on Friday.

2013-01-10 05:04:06

With the Help of Sweet Relief, 60's music icon Lester Chambers of The Chambers Brothers has overcome cancer, homelessness and is recording new music that is garnering national interest.

Congressman Wants Two Year Ban On Internet Legislation
2012-11-29 10:59:24

Yesterday, California Republican Congressman Darrell Issa proposed a draft bill with intent to protect the Internet.

Accidents Happen And Now Microsoft Is Paying The Price
2012-11-21 15:12:27

Microsoft is either feeling the holiday cheer or has made a gross oversight in one of their promotions. According to media reports, Microsoft left the keys to a free version of Windows 8 Pro just lying around the Internet and now pirates have begun to take their plunder.

Reddit Beatdown: Unmasking The Troll
2012-10-16 15:22:13

What was once probably a measure taken to ensure citizens could question authority and worship how they saw fit has now turned into a matter of defending controversial subject matter on the Internet.

Reddit Users Take Advantage Of EA Snafu
2012-10-15 13:15:24

This weekend as some Electronics Arts customers received coupon codes in their email inboxes to download free games, some Redditors discovered a flaw in the system, resulting in EA easily giving away some hundreds of thousands of titles away for free.

Internet Defense League - Cat Signal Goes Live
2012-07-20 05:29:11

When SOPA and PIPA went to legislation earlier this year, many websites in the online community staged an organized protest, turning the lights off on their respective pages.

2012-07-16 23:01:11

Social news website Digg confirmed in a blog post that they are being bought out by Betaworks.


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Alexis Ohanian
2013-08-04 07:45:49

Born on April 24, 1983, Alexis Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for co-founding the social news website Reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian attended the University of Virginia in 2005 and went on to start Reddit.com with co-founder Steve Huffman. Reddit was later acquired by another company, but Ohanian, stays closely connected by being on its...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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