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Image Aaron Swartz Co-Founder of Reddit was charged with stealing millions of scientific journals from a computer archive at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an attempt to make them freely available.

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r/Music 22h ago Helpful Wholesome

discussion What artist left a band and went on to have a more successful solo career?


I'd give an example, but I can't think of any! I'm looking for some of the best solo careers out there, and to learn more about artists than I know now. Have at it!

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Delicate work

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If you invented a car that ran on stupidity, where would you go to refuel?


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/r/ALL A man invades the pitch at the World Cup in Qatar with a shirt reading "Save Ukraine" and a rainbow flag during Portugal vs Uruguay

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r/IdiotsInCars 14h ago

Idiot records his own crime with his family in the car

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News /r/all Ferrari Announcement (Ferrari statement: "Ferrari accepted the resignation of Mattia Binotto who will leave his role as Scuderia Ferrari Team Principal on December 31")

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Good News My little lamb is officially CPAM free and no longer has lung air leak! Happy holidays!

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r/Wellthatsucks 19h ago Take My Energy Press F Doom Silver Wholesome

Had a small party and our shoes scratched my parents newly-done floors. They come back tonight. Pray for me.

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🇲​🇮​🇸​🇨​ a very mature, regular adult reaction.

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r/wallstreetbets 16h ago Gold Helpful Defeated Chad Silver

Meme Elon Musk Declares war on Apple. Puts!

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Fight Bully steals a kids phone and his big brother enacts revenge

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Two creepy encounters with a male delivery driver leads to this. I hate living alone as a woman!

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Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

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Hardware My keyboard broke, so I had to bring out the big guns...

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r/MurderedByAOC 7h ago

AOC Calls To Break Up Ticketmaster and LiveNation Monopoly

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News Auburn is finalizing a deal to hire Liberty coach Hugh Freeze, sources tell @SINow.


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/r/ALL How game developers trick you in an open world


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The absolute irony

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r/BestofRedditorUpdates 15h ago

CONCLUDED OOP -When people ask why I’m not in our family pictures, I’m going to tell them the truth.


I'm not the OOP. This was posted by u/throwawayaccount5276 in r/trueoffmychest.

Original (14 Nov 22)

When people ask why I’m not in our family pictures, I’m going to tell them the truth.

A couple of weeks ago, my wife asked if we could have professional family photos taken. I said that money was too tight between our daughter's birthday, a trip to her parents' for Thanksgiving, and Christmas. I asked her if we could wait until after Christmas; she said no. She never brought it back up. I didn’t think anything of it because I assumed she was planning on taking them herself.

The other day, one of my tires blew out, and I went to our emergency fund to cover it. That’s when I discovered that she took three hundred dollars out of it to pay for photos. THREE HUNDRED FUCKING DOLLARS.

I know it sounds pathetic, but when I saw that shit, I broke down. The last couple of years have been horrible for us. I got laid off and she got sick in the same year. We eventually both found new jobs, but we never fully recovered financially. It took months and months of hard work just to get our emergency fund to that point. Now half of it is gone right before Christmas for fucking photos.

When I confronted her about it, she didn’t even try to deny it. She just said that she deserves to have nice photos. I begged her to try and get that money back, but she said no.

The photo session she booked is next Saturday, but I won’t go. She keeps threatening me, saying that people are going to ask why I’m not in them and that I’m going to look bad. I’m sure she’s right, but I’m counting on it. When people ask why I’m not there, I’ll tell them exactly what happened. I don’t care if it’s in person or on her Facebook page. I’m going to let everyone know what she did.

Since having pictures to show off is more important to her than our family’s safety, it seems only right that her family and friends should know that.

I feel like I’m married to a stranger. The woman I married would have never betrayed me like that.

Update (22 Nov 22)

Update: When people ask why I’m not in my family pictures, I’m going to tell them the truth.

I contacted the photographer directly. I didn’t think it would work, but I decided to try it after so many people suggested it. I told my wife that I changed my mind about the photos and asked to see the photographer's other work. She gave me the website. Then I sent the photographer an email explaining the entire situation. I was shocked by how understanding she was. She refunded us right away. The only catch is that my wife is banned from using her services.

I had planned on sitting my wife down to talk. However, the photographer sent her an email before I could. She was pissed. She wouldn’t stop yelling at me until I told her I was considering leaving her.

She calmed down after that. I told her how angry and disgusted I was that she would act so irresponsibly. I asked her why she would do something like this. She said she deserved nice photos after the last couple of shitty years. I pointed out that we both had hundreds, if not thousands, of family photos saved on our phones. She said they weren’t high quality enough, and that we didn’t look nice enough in them.

I responded back that we could have gone to JCPenney, or just fucking waited and budgeted for them. She said that she didn’t want JCPenney style portraits, and that she wanted Christmas pictures. I told her that it doesn’t matter, and that financial safety was more important than fucking photos. I said if she didn’t agree, it meant that we were incompatible as a couple.

She apologized but didn’t agree. She still wants to stay together and try to work through our issues. I agreed to try on two conditions: 1) we separate our finances, and 2) we do a trial separation. She agreed. We’re splitting the bills 60/40, which is proportionate to our incomes, and splitting the emergency fund 50/50. We’re also taking turns sleeping on the couch.

I know a lot of you wanted me to leave her, but I can’t do that. I want to see my daughter every day, not fifty percent of the time. I owe it to her to at least try and make this marriage work. As angry as I am at my wife, we have gone through hell together. I can’t throw that away without trying to make it better.

The trip to her parents isn’t happening anymore. We evenly split the hundred dollars we saved for gas. My wife can’t afford the trip without my half. She’s angry that I won’t give it up. I told her that when I said separate finances, I meant separate finances. Besides, after paying for the tire and the tow, my half of the emergency fund is depleted. I need every dollar to build it back up again. I also want to stay in town with my parents.

I suggested she dip into her half of the emergency fund, but she told me she already used it to book a different photographer for her and my daughter.

Last Saturday, I borrowed a couple of sleds from a buddy of mine and took my kid sledding. I want us to build real memories together, not photos posted for likes. I think that twenty years from now, she’ll remember that more fondly than the photoshoot her mother has planned.

Reminder - I'm not the OOP

r/todayilearned 9h ago Silver Gold Helpful All-Seeing Upvote

TIL Andre Agassi won 10 of 11 matches after seeing a "tick" in Boris Becker's serve. Agassi could predict where Becker was serving based on whether Becker stuck his tongue out in the middle of his lip or to the left corner of his lip. Agassi told Becker over a pint of beer - after they retired.

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r/unpopularopinion 8h ago All-Seeing Upvote Bravo Grande!

The standard of dress for adults in North America is way too casual.


The casualization of the Western wardrobe has been going on for decades, and I definitely am not suggesting some sort of return to 1900-1950's fashion where you have to wear a suit or long dress every day.

However, the hyper-casual nature of post-2019 fashion is going way too far imo. I think it's a real shame that adults have regressed our standards to match those of children/teenagers. If you're 30+, you shouldn't be wearing the same things as a 13yo.

It's now commonplace for people to wear street clothes into work. I see teachers at school wearing jeans and a t-shirt, people showing up to an office in a hoodie and distressed denim, and wearing beanies and caps indoors. You go to a public building like the mall, library, museum, etc. and you'll find people in pajamas!

I would strongly encourage anyone (especially if you're over ~25-30) to reflect upon your wardrobe and the message you're projecting.