Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Animals Do The Darndest Things

The 2016 Comedy Wildlife Photography Finalists Are Here, And They Are Good. The competition just named it finalists. They all look like winners to us, but here are some of the derpiest of the bunch.
Digg Editions
Morning · Tue, Oct 18
INTO THE WILD
ANIMALS DO THE DARNDEST THINGS
The 2016 Comedy Wildlife Photography Finalists Are Here, And They Are Good
digg.com
The competition just named it finalists. They all look like winners to us, but here are some of the derpiest of the bunch.
GETTING BODIED
The Thrill-Seeking Bodysurfers Of California's Most Terrifying Wave
narrative.ly
Meet the daredevils addicted to the iconic "Wedge" surf break — no boards allowed.
ALL BARK, NO FROSTBITE
The Dogs That Saved An Entire Town
bbc.com
In 1925, the small Alaskan town of Nome was in the throes of a deadly diphtheria epidemic. To save the town's inhabitants, 20 teams of sled dogs transported a vital anti-toxin over 674 miles of ice and snow, in just six days, through the most brutal winter conditions for decades.
TRAINING WE DIGG | SPONSORED
Hey, Want A Career In The Innovation Economy?
curriculum.startupinstitute.com
Looking to skill up? Startup Institute has full-time and part-time courses to help you become a web developer, web designer, marketer or even get into sales.
THE SPECTER OF THE PAST
BLIMPS > HUMANS
The 1942 Ghost Blimp That Bewildered A California Town
atlasobscura.com
The remains of the missing crew were never found.
'BORROWED TIME'
WATCH: A Super Dark (And Super Good) Western Short Made By Two Pixar Animators
digg.com
Watching this short by Pixar's Lou Hamou-Lhadj and Andrew Coats really makes you wonder what would happen if Pixar decided to hunker down and make a gritty, gunslinging Western. Do we smell an Oscar, perhaps?
KISSING, MARRYING, RULING COUSINS
The Entangled Family Trees Of European Royals Over 1000 Years, Visualized
datasketch.es
Whether to restrain aggression between two families, create a stronger front towards a third family, increase territorial acquisitions, or make legal claim to a foreign throne, European royal families intermarried *a lot.* This led to some very interesting and entangled family trees.
CAN'T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT
DO NOT PASS GO, DO COLLECT $104M
I Won $104 Million For Blowing The Whistle On My Company — But I Was The Only One Who Went To Jail
melmagazine.com
Bradley Birkenfeld blew the whistle on a Swiss bank for helping Americans avoid paying taxes. He spent two and a half years in prison, but he later was awarded $104 million by the IRS for his role in exposing the scheme.
NO, NOT SAFE FOR WORK
The Founder Of Hollywood's Most Elite Sex Club Is Unhappy
esquire.com
He bought a mansion and filled it with debauchery. It still isn't enough.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
TIME TO BLAZE IT UP
Werner Herzog's Newest Documentary Takes Us Deep Inside The Bellies Of Active Volcanoes
digg.com
IN THE NEWS
Heat Wave Set To Break Records Across The US
Billy Bush Officially Leaves NBC In The Wake Of 'Access Hollywood' Tape
Melania Trump Says Donald Was 'Egged On' By Bush To Make Lewd Comments
Ellen Pao's Project Include Cuts Ties With Y Combinator Over Peter Thiel's Trump Donation
We hope your Tuesday is like a volcano, but one that spews joy instead of lava.

No comments: