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Nate Silver's Reddit AMA

January 9th, 2013 2:00 PM

Nate Silver submitted an “ask me anything” post to the /r/IAmA subreddit yesterday, in which he answered questions from the Reddit community about statistics, polling, American politics and sports.

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January 8th, 2013 9:00 PM

This Twitter hashtag was launched as a hoax by members of 4chan in an attempt to spread the rumor that fans of Justin Bieber were cutting themselves in response to leaked photographs of the singer allegedly smoking marijuana.

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Slut Shaming

January 8th, 2013 7:03 PM

This term referring to the practice of criticizing women who engage in sexual practices outside of traditional gender roles, be it actual or assumed, has been used online in feminist blogging circles since November 2006.

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Extreme Zorb Tragedy

January 8th, 2013 6:00 PM

An inflatable “zorb” ball ride went terribly wrong after it was set loose on a ski resort in Dombay, Russia, resulting in the death of one man and injury of another.

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