Friday, October 28, 2016

Goodnight Vine, You Strange Darling

​Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: Donald Trump's ill-fitting suits, California's terrible taste in candy and the economics of Ikea
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COMING APART AT THE SEAMS
WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
Donald Trump Dresses Like A Slob And Other Facts
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​Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: Donald Trump's ill-fitting suits, California's terrible taste in candy and the economics of Ikea
NO ONE VOTES LIKE GASTONIA
One North Carolina County Shows The Cracks In The GOP's Defenses
fivethirtyeight.com
In 2008 Mitt Romney handily beat Barack Obama in Gastonia county. This year, Trump and Clinton are neck and neck. Just what is going on?
INSIGHTS WE DIGG
This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997
fool.com
He bought Amazon's stock after its IPO for a 19,764% return. Now, he's recommending this new IPO stock.
GO ACQUIRE AN AUX PORT, TIM
RAISING THE TOUCH BAR
Just The Good Stuff From Apple's MacBook Pro Event
digg.com
Today, Apple announced a brand-spanking new MacBook Pro. It's lighter, faster, and sports a fancy multi-touch display known as the Touch Bar Here, the best moments from their announcement event.
THE WEALTHIEST CHART IN THE WORLD
Charting Mergers And Acquisitions By The Big Five Tech Companies
geckoboard.com
With 617 acquisitions between them, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft have spent nearly $130 billion in mergers and acquisitions. And that's just based on the deals where financial details have been disclosed.
JUST LIKE YOU!
WATCH: Tech Executives Are Just Average Joes Who Do Normal Everyday Stuff
digg.com
Anyone else up to grab a sushi burrito after aerial hot yoga?
PARTING IS SUCH SWEET SORROW
LOOP UNTIL YOU'RE DEAD
Vine Is Dead, But Let Us Pray That These Great Vines Will Live On Forever
digg.com
Today we got news that we're losing the only good app that was left. RIP Vine, thanks for all the good times.
WHERE'S THE SKINNY?
Sorry Hipsters, The Skinny Tie Is Over
bloomberg.com
Buried on page 86 of the October J Crew catalog is a sentence to chill the blood of any man who has shopped for clothing in the past five years:"We widened our ties by ¼" to keep up with today's changing proportions."
VIDEO OF THE DAY
FARADAY FUTURE IS NOW, APPARENTLY
Our First Look At Ultra-Secretive Tesla Competitor Faraday Future's First Car
digg.com
The car is wrapped and the clips are short, but this is as much as we've ever gotten from the super-secretive electric car startup. In any case, it looks like a... nice mid-size car?
IN THE NEWS
North Dakota Pipeline Protesters Pushed Back After Arrests, Pepper Spray
Trump: 'We Should Just Cancel The Election And Just Give It To Trump'
Jury Acquits Leaders In Oregon Wildlife Refuge Standoff Of Conspiracy Charges
Have a fun Halloween weekend — because nothing could be spookier than what's coming in two weeks.

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