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What's trending today: YouTube kid gets one like, Curiosity's Earth picture & Sochi shower surveillance

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NASA's Curiosity rover tweeted a picture Thursday from the surface of Mars. The image shows a speck above the horizon aka Earth. (Twitter/MarsCuriosity). NASA's Curiosity rover tweeted a picture Thursday from the surface of Mars. The image shows a speck above the horizon aka Earth. (Twitter/MarsCuriosity).
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While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped. And it's amazing what the Internet comes up with.

Check out what people are tweeting, sharing and talking about.

Reddit helps young YouTuber soar to Internet fame

This is the story of how Reddit make one kid's week. A boy with the YouTube username "Sir Fedora" posted a video on Jan. 31 and all he wanted was ONE LIKE. Nothing happens for a while. Finally on Feb. 4, he gets ONE LIKE. So excited, he posts another video asking for 3-5 likes.

Someone noticed his pure joy from having received one like on his YouTube video, that they posted a link on Reddit on Feb. 5 encouraging others to like and subscribe. Within one day, the likes and YouTube subscribers started pouring in. Sir Fedora had 106,000 likes and 68,500 subscribers as of Friday morning. His Twitter following increased too.

Here's his reaction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0if2ZmigcbA

Curiosity rover takes snapshot of Earth & puts everything in perspective

If you're looking for something to make you feel really small, NASA's Curiosity rover tweeted a picture Thursday from the surface of Mars. The image shows a speck above the horizon that is identified as Earth. The distance between Earth and Mars when Curiosity took the photo was about 99 million miles. So in other words, our whole world was nothing but an evening star for Curiosity the rover.

Russia response to Sochi hotel problems backfires

Rooms without doorknobs or heat, toilets out of commission, undrinkable water and packs of stray dogs: These are some of the hotel complaints from journalists covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Russian officials finally addressed reporters about the topic that had gained a lot of momentum.

Dmitry Kozak, the deputy prime minister responsible for Olympic preparations, responded in so many words: Some reporters were deliberately trying to sabotage Sochi's big debut out of bias against Russia. Russian officials know because we have surveillance cameras in hotel rooms.

"We have surveillance video from the hotels that shows people turn on the shower, direct the nozzle at the wall and then leave the room for the whole day," Kozak said.

An aide then pulled a reporter away before Mr. Kozak could be questioned further on surveillance in hotel rooms.

Romantimatic app reminds you to be romantic

App developer Greg Knauss has been married for 18 years, and tells Mashable he sometimes forgets to tell his wife he loves her, even though he does. As a result, he created an app to remind him. It's called 'Romantimatic' and is available in the App Store for $1.99. You enter your sweetheart's number, set the time and frequency with which you want to receive reminder notifications. The app sends a push notification when it's time to call or text your sweetie.

Love is really that simple.

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