Saturday, October 15, 2016

Swipe Derecho

In the spirit of thinking more deeply about boundaries, we've picked out border stories for you. Stories about courtship, hardship, bedazzling, and fake passports.
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Morning · Sat, Oct 15
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A Note From This Weekend's Guest Editor: Fusion Editor-In-Chief, Dodai Stewart
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In the spirit of thinking more deeply about boundaries, we've picked out border stories for you. Stories about courtship, hardship, bedazzling, and fake passports.
LIVING ON THE EDGE
SWIPE DERECHO
When Your Tinder Date Lives Across The Border
fusion.net
At first they were laughing, telling stories, listening to music. But at some point, he thought, This isn't worth it. "We are crossing countries like it's the easiest thing in the world," he says. "But actually, it's not."
WORLD'S WORST COMMUTE
What It's Like To Live On One Side Of The Border, And Work On The Other
theatlantic.com
Some residents of border towns cross the line every day, to get to work or school.
JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR BORDERED
The Insane, High-Stakes Life Of A Border Paramedic
story.californiasunday.com
Drownings, shootings, high-speed accidents, immigrants in labor — all just part of the job.
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EXTREME WAYS
BUGGING THE BATTLEFIELD
How The Vietnam War Brought High-Tech Border Surveillance To America
paleofuture.gizmodo.com
From 1968 until 1973, the US military spent about $1 billion a year on a new computer-powered initiative intended to end the war in Vietnam.
BUILT TO THRILL
Chasing Niagara Falls In A Kayak
sports.vice.com
"Worst-case scenario was that I dropped 150 feet and hit a rock, which would have been certain death." Pro-kayaker Rafa Ortiz wanted to paddle over the waterfall at one of the world's most famous borders. Or did he?
DON'T FENCE ME IN
Tunnels, Drones, Jet Skis, And Planes: How The Cartels Beat A Border Wall
thedailybeast.com
By air, by sea, by secret subterranean tunnel: Smugglers are resourceful.
WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
What The Hell Are Somali Immigrants Doing In The Panamanian Jungle?
fusion.net
"If you have the opportunity to leave Somalia, you go."
VIDEO OF THE DAY
THE NEED FOR SPEED
These Little Pink Pills Are Destroying A Continent
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That's all folks. Have yourselves one heckuva weekend.

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