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  1. This is Dr Katie Bouman the computer scientist behind the first ever image of a black-hole. She developed the algorithm that turned telescopic data into the historic photo we see today.

    187836 upvotes • comment • apr 10, 2019

  2. The first picture of a black hole opens a new era of astrophysics. The supermassive beast lies in a galaxy called M87 more than 50 million light-years away

    148055 upvotes • comment • apr 10, 2019

  3. Good boy saves small boy

    134498 upvotes • comment • apr 12, 2019

  4. Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole

    125648 upvotes • comment • apr 10, 2019

  5. It’s time

    120780 upvotes • comment • apr 11, 2019

  6. TIFU by spending the last year on reddit talking to myself after being muted.

    119031 upvotes • comment • apr 10, 2019

  7. My window cracked so I fixed it the only way I know how

    114401 upvotes • comment • apr 04, 2019

  8. The moment Notre Dame's spire fell

    113656 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  9. Best thing I’ve seen all day

    109415 upvotes • comment • apr 02, 2019

  10. Anti poachers guarding the gorillas selfie

    105798 upvotes • comment • apr 18, 2019

  11. "Don't eat this"

    104330 upvotes • comment • apr 13, 2019

  12. Street cat in Istanbul

    103419 upvotes • comment • apr 20, 2019

  13. 🤨😑

    103031 upvotes • comment • apr 16, 2019

  14. Presenter accidentally kisses cyclist on the lips

    103025 upvotes • comment • apr 07, 2019

  15. This is Gary Christenson, Mayor of Malden, Massachusetts. He mostly walks to all his appointments and picks up trash every day as he goes (at least one small bag-full per day). He has been in office over 3,000 days so I’m pretty sure this qualifies as a #trashtag.

    102434 upvotes • comment • apr 06, 2019

  16. Coffee makes you hyper, but coffee shops are designed for people to chill, whereas alcohol is a depressant but bars and clubs are designed for people to be energetic.

    102046 upvotes • comment • apr 08, 2019

  17. Reversing skills

    101525 upvotes • comment • apr 10, 2019

  18. Teacher is psyched that he can still heelflip

    101214 upvotes • comment • apr 18, 2019

  19. I made a wheelchair for my friends disabled dog. Some of the parts were 3D printed and the rest cost under $20 on amazon. The dogs reaction was priceless. If anyone has a disabled dog I will provide the 3D printed parts for free and give you directions on how to assemble the rest.

    100662 upvotes • comment • apr 17, 2019

  20. Katie Bouman who led the development of the algorithm which made it possible to capture the image of a black hole, and the moment when the first black hole image was processed.

    100303 upvotes • comment • apr 10, 2019

  21. Today on reddit

    99516 upvotes • comment • apr 10, 2019

  22. Playing the shell game with a mountain lion

    98583 upvotes • comment • apr 06, 2019

  23. Local video game shop. Support small businesses

    98429 upvotes • comment • apr 13, 2019

  24. One of the most badass photos ever taken

    98115 upvotes • comment • apr 24, 2019

  25. Felt cute, bout to get $125k injected into me for my disease, might delete later idk

    98024 upvotes • comment • apr 18, 2019

  26. TIL when Robert Ballard (professor of oceanography) announced a mission to find the Titanic, it was a cover story for a classified mission to search for lost nuclear submarines. They finished before they were due back, so the team spent the extra time looking for the Titanic and actually found it.

    97605 upvotes • comment • apr 01, 2019

  27. Check out how strong I’m getting!

    97598 upvotes • comment • apr 04, 2019

  28. Petition to change the logo of this sub

    95956 upvotes • comment • apr 05, 2019

  29. Romeo ate a whole rotisserie chicken

    95683 upvotes • comment • apr 21, 2019

  30. The good ol’ days of looney tunes

    93495 upvotes • comment • apr 18, 2019

  31. A friend and I messing around after swim practice got this gem.

    92491 upvotes • comment • apr 05, 2019

  32. Fella has a valid point

    92391 upvotes • comment • apr 11, 2019

  33. Two years ago I saw that guy with the gas can begging for money. Tried to give him four dollars, but he said he doesn’t take anything less than five. After that I saw him there everyday for months. Turns out he’s a fraud with a new Jeep and a nice house. Been following him with this sign since.

    92086 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  34. Bunnies flop over when they feel completely safe

    91468 upvotes • comment • apr 21, 2019

  35. How I put on my prosthetic leg

    91151 upvotes • comment • apr 22, 2019

  36. My dad and I used to get milkshakes together all the time. My daughter and I sharing our first milkshake together

    91011 upvotes • comment • apr 21, 2019

  37. The two standing gorillas posing for a selfie with another anti-poaching ranger.

    90323 upvotes • comment • apr 19, 2019

  38. Team of researchers behind the first picture of a black hole. Lets give them the recognition they deserve

    90002 upvotes • comment • apr 08, 2019

  39. This man is way ahead of our time

    89934 upvotes • comment • apr 22, 2019

  40. Wind experiment 2.0

    89580 upvotes • comment • apr 14, 2019

  41. Boy reunited with his lost cat after 7 months apart

    89547 upvotes • comment • apr 21, 2019

  42. He went from 20 to 14 pounds!

    89539 upvotes • comment • apr 12, 2019

  43. The inside of Notre Dame after the fire

    89181 upvotes • comment • apr 16, 2019

  44. It's gonna be interesting.

    89078 upvotes • comment • apr 22, 2019

  45. When this little girl fell over at Disneyland, Stitch made sure she didn't feel alone

    87860 upvotes • comment • apr 21, 2019

  46. Tony who?

    87683 upvotes • comment • apr 21, 2019

  47. Rhino poacher trampled to death by elephant; remains eaten by lions

    87660 upvotes • comment • apr 06, 2019

  48. Rhino Poacher Trampled By An Elephant And Then Eaten By Lions

    86715 upvotes • comment • apr 06, 2019

  49. The way his upper body barely moves

    86577 upvotes • comment • apr 16, 2019

  50. I Want To Ignore Everyone Like This Guy Is Ignoring Arya Stark

    86484 upvotes • comment • apr 13, 2019

  51. What kind of Pokémon is this?

    86159 upvotes • comment • apr 20, 2019

  52. She donated 30 inches of her hair to make wigs for children with cancer.

    85868 upvotes • comment • apr 09, 2019

  53. Do you ever look at yourself one day and think you are hot as shit, but the next day comes and you've become Quasimodo. Why do you think this happens?

    85811 upvotes • comment • apr 11, 2019

  54. What mind-blowing (but simple) facts would satisfy a 4-year old daughter’s daily request for 1 fact before bedtime?

    85722 upvotes • comment • apr 18, 2019

  55. Malaysian students join the #trashtag challenge in Egypt

    85678 upvotes • comment • apr 05, 2019

  56. New Google Assistant

    85554 upvotes • comment • apr 05, 2019

  57. This futuristic Amazon blimp pumps out drones.

    84819 upvotes • comment • apr 02, 2019

  58. For those confused about the orientation of the M87 black hole photograph.

    84519 upvotes • comment • apr 11, 2019

  59. Extremely rare spherical cloud

    84092 upvotes • comment • apr 04, 2019

  60. You can do so much good, and still be labeled something negative.

    83703 upvotes • comment • apr 09, 2019

  61. All that just to...

    83599 upvotes • comment • apr 19, 2019

  62. 700 years of human history collapsing before our eyes

    83564 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  63. Had to make a birthday cake for my Canadian friend

    83260 upvotes • comment • apr 02, 2019

  64. A portrait of George Washington with a modern hair style.

    82886 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  65. Little Mac met Mike Tyson today!

    82818 upvotes • comment • apr 01, 2019

  66. Today is Reggie’s last day. He’s the best damn president Nintendo has ever had.

    82734 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  67. This is Reggie’s last week at Nintendo. Let’s all thank him for what he has done for the community.

    82267 upvotes • comment • apr 08, 2019

  68. Judge says US government can be sued for Flint water crisis

    82173 upvotes • comment • apr 19, 2019

  69. Structure of Notre Dame saved " We can now say that the structure of Notre-Dame has been saved from total destruction".

    82006 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  70. Your “logic” deserves a slap in the face

    81899 upvotes • comment • apr 23, 2019

  71. Please forgive if already posted! I lol'd hard

    81841 upvotes • comment • apr 16, 2019

  72. U.S. Congressional Divide

    81439 upvotes • comment • apr 14, 2019

  73. My dad enjoying his last trip to the place where his parents met

    81049 upvotes • comment • apr 07, 2019

  74. A couple decided to rebuild their deserted piece of land of 600 hectares in Aimorés, Brazil. They planted more than 2 million tree saplings. As a result, the site has 293 plant species, 172 bird species and 33 animal species, some of which were on the verge of extinction. Took 18 years.

    80836 upvotes • comment • apr 22, 2019

  75. I thought you guys might appreciate how Atlas acts when I change his bandana.

    80751 upvotes • comment • apr 01, 2019

  76. Firstworld problems for an asian girl

    80200 upvotes • comment • apr 03, 2019

  77. TIL The original word for 'bear' has been lost. People in middle ages were superstitious and thought saying the animal's name would summon it. They called it 'bear' which means 'the brown one' to avoid saying its actual name.

    80053 upvotes • comment • apr 01, 2019

  78. Got blocked lol

    79880 upvotes • comment • apr 08, 2019

  79. I think that siren is broken

    79868 upvotes • comment • apr 07, 2019

  80. Here’s what 250lbs of recovered food waste looks like. Instead of the dumpster, it’s going to feed 90 people. #StopHunger

    79786 upvotes • comment • apr 05, 2019

  81. In the 90s, we were taught to use plastic instead of paper to save the rainforest from deforestation. Now we're taught to use paper instead of plastic to save the ocean from pollution.

    79763 upvotes • comment • apr 01, 2019

  82. This is my service dog Toli. It’s his birthday so he got to pick out a new toy! Hard choice picking the perfect one.

    79683 upvotes • comment • apr 18, 2019

  83. Game of Thrones

    79627 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  84. That's random Twitter guy, needed this and I hope you all do too.

    79570 upvotes • comment • apr 08, 2019

  85. Boston Dynamics improvements in 20 years

    79375 upvotes • comment • apr 14, 2019

  86. Kids shows led us to believe the Mayor of your city was way more important and much more common to see around town than they are.

    78953 upvotes • comment • apr 01, 2019

  87. It’s funny how, as you progress through college, they require you to write longer and longer papers. Then you get to the professional world and no one will read an email that’s more than 5 sentences.

    78632 upvotes • comment • apr 11, 2019

  88. It scares me how realistic Cities: Skylines is

    78500 upvotes • comment • apr 06, 2019

  89. Impressive football skills

    78481 upvotes • comment • apr 08, 2019

  90. My mom’s first “unmanned crew” as an A320 captain!

    78463 upvotes • comment • apr 21, 2019

  91. Fire breaks out at historic Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris

    78252 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  92. We have a really small radiator in our house.

    78192 upvotes • comment • apr 06, 2019

  93. Meet my neighbors Cats. My neighbor is vegan and she doesn’t feed them meat.So i sneak some salami for them once in a while. BTW, they are a family, a mother, daughter, and granddaughter

    78151 upvotes • comment • apr 18, 2019

  94. ‘Attenborough effect’ leads to 53% drop in single use plastic in 12 months

    78028 upvotes • comment • apr 13, 2019

  95. Compelling argument.

    77896 upvotes • comment • apr 08, 2019

  96. Photo I took of Notre Dame at 4:55pm 15 April 2019 - an hour before it was consumed by fire

    77757 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  97. Not being a Game of Thrones fan today feels like being a non-football fan on Super Bowl Sunday.

    77732 upvotes • comment • apr 15, 2019

  98. TIL of Dmitry Argarkov who scanned a credit card agreement, edited it, and returned it with a 0% interest rate and no limit in the new terms. The bank signed and approved without reading and a judge held them to it.

    77589 upvotes • comment • apr 11, 2019

  99. Humans are much interest

    77371 upvotes • comment • apr 10, 2019

  100. April fools idea from Utah DOT

    77216 upvotes • comment • apr 01, 2019