Thursday, December 31, 2015

Auld Lang Sigh

Why Do We Sing 'Auld Lang Syne' On New Year's Eve, Anyways?, Should We Solar Panel The Sahara Desert?, New Year, New You, New Kick-Ass Fitness Plan, What You Learn When You Lose $200M, And Other Great Stories, Meet 'Sledgehammer Shannon,' Uber's Worst Nightmare, VIDEO: These Expertly Designed Spinning Tops May Never Stop Spinning
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Thursday, December 31, 2015
Why Do We Sing 'Auld Lang Syne' On New Year's Eve, Anyways?
BECAUSE WE'RE DRUNK?
Why Do We Sing 'Auld Lang Syne' On New Year's Eve, Anyways?
digg.com
Most of us don't actually know the words to "Auld Lang Syne," which hardly stops us from drunkenly slurring along to the instantly-recognizable tune at our annual New Year's Eve parties. But why do we sing it every year?
WHO NEEDS WATER WHEN YOU HAVE POWER?
Should We Solar Panel The Sahara Desert?
bbc.com
Could one solution to climate change be to harvest the power of sunlight where it shines brightest on the planet?
WORKOUTS WE DIGG SPONSORED
New Year, New You, New Kick-Ass Fitness Plan
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It's time to get your mind and body right. Kenzai's community of personal trainers, nutritionists and fellow users provide you with personalized exercises, diet plans and support so that you can reach your fitness or weight-loss goals in 90 days. Use promo code DIGG2016 to get $100 off for the next 24 hours.
WHAT WE'RE READING THIS WEEK
What You Learn When You Lose $200M, And Other Great Stories
digg.com
What it was like to lose hundreds of millions of dollars during the 2008 financial crisis, the strippers who stole from their wealthy clients, and more of the best longform journalism from this week.
SHE'S THE UBERMENSCH
Meet 'Sledgehammer Shannon,' Uber's Worst Nightmare
motherjones.com
Is Uber ripping off its drivers? The woman who beat Starbucks and FedEx in court says yes.
HAVE WE BEEN INCEPTIONED?
VIDEO: These Expertly Designed Spinning Tops May Never Stop Spinning
digg.com
A team of master craftsmen squared off against a team of engineers to see who could create the perfect spinning top. They both did a very good job.
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GOLDILOCKS' REVENGE
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​People wearing bear furs perform during a festival of New Year ritual dances attended by hundreds in Comanesti, northern Romania, Wednesday, Dec. 30 2015. In pre-Christian rural traditions, dancers wearing colored costumes or animal furs, toured from house to house in villages singing and dancing to ward off evil, in the present the tradition has moved to Romania's cities too, where dancers travel to perform the ritual for money. Credit: AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda
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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The Year of Foods You Shouldn't Eat, Hillary on GMOs, Oberlin Students Offended by Their Food

The Year of Foods You Shouldn't Eat, Hillary on GMOs, Oberlin Students Offended by Their Food
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Even Supermarkets Need New Years Resolutions, Should You Bring Organic Wine to Your New Year’s Party?, Top 10 Stories of 2015

Even Supermarkets Need New Years Resolutions, Should You Bring Organic Wine to Your New Year’s Party?, Top 10 Stories of 2015

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December 30, 2015
 
 
   
Phil's Food Reviews
Vega Coffee Dark Roast Bold & Rich is a HIT
This coffee is good, but 15 for a 6 ounce bag? It does have a nice rich flavor and fabulous aroma.
supermarketguru
Should You Bring Organic Wine to Your New Year’s Party?
If you're trying to decide on whether or not you should buy organic wine, here's your 101 on organic production, the different types of certification, and self-sustaining biodynamic wine.
supermarketguru
The Top Ten SupermarketGuru Stories of 2015
It’s been another fascinating year in food, and we’ve compiled our top ten stories of the year - the ones read the most by our newsletter subscribers and visitors to our website. Here’s what happened in 2015. 
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Coming May 21, 1980

The Ford Foundation's $500 Billion Quest To Fix The World, Your Guide To Every Episode Of Syfy's 'Twilight Zone' Marathon, ICYMI We Brought Back Our Bestselling Deals Of The Year, How War Changed In 2015, WATCH: This Modern Trailer For 'The Empire Strikes Back' Will Make You Want To See It Again, The Man Who Talks To Sperm Whales
The Daily Digg
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
The Ford Foundation's $500 Billion Quest To Fix The World
THROWING MONEY AT THE PLANET
The Ford Foundation's $500 Billion Quest To Fix The World
newyorker.com
Darren Walker and the Ford Foundation set out to conquer inequality.
TIME ENOUGH AT LAST!
Your Guide To Every Episode Of Syfy's 'Twilight Zone' Marathon
paleofuture.gizmodo.com
The first episode airs at 7pm this Wednesday, December. Here's a schedule so you can catch your favorites, along with links to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon for all you cordcutters.
FROM THE DIGG STORE
ICYMI We Brought Back Our Bestselling Deals Of The Year
store.digg.com
The best thing about the end of the year is all the "Best Of" end-of-year lists, right? Right. Which is why we're bringing back all the bestselling Digg Store deals from 2015. There are only two days left, so check 'em out quick.
A BRAVE NEW WAR
How War Changed In 2015
theatlantic.com
War without beginning or end, where the borders of peace and war, serviceman and civilian have become utterly blurred — and where you and I are both a target and a weapon.
COMING MAY 21, 1980
WATCH: This Modern Trailer For 'The Empire Strikes Back' Will Make You Want To See It Again
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Trailers, today, are fully dramatized productions meant to extract maximum emotion towards a film. Back when "Star Wars" came out it didn't get this full treatment, so Tom F of YouTube decided to do it himself.
HE HAS SEAMAN'S EARS
The Man Who Talks To Sperm Whales
avauntmagazine.com
Researchers have known for more than 60 years that sperm whales communicate with extremely loud vocalizations called "clicks," We know these animals are "talking" to one another, we just don't know what they are saying. In the next two years, DareWin hopes to find out.
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FLY BY FIGHT
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Challenger Akira Yaegashi, left, of Japan hits a right to champion Javier Mendoza of Mexico during IBF light flyweight title match in Tokyo, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. Yaegashi, won 3-0.​ Credit: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi
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