Friday, November 11, 2016

It's Okay To Not Think About It

​Welcome To What We Learned This Week, usually a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. Given the events that have transpired this week, we decided to take a break from doing that.
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WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
It's Okay To Not Think About It For Five Minutes And Other Facts
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​Welcome To What We Learned This Week, usually a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. Given the events that have transpired this week, we decided to take a break from doing that.
REDISRUPTING THE WHEEL
What Isn't Faraday Future Telling Us About Its Wheels?
popularmechanics.com
In the secretive electric car company's latest teaser, you barely get to see any of the car and instead mostly see wheels. But unlike the wheels on most test vehicles, these are camouflaged. Which is weird. If they're just wheels, what is there to hide?
TAKE US THERE
WATCH: Once You Drive A $500K Custom Porsche 911, You Won't Want To Drive Anything Else
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So unless you've got $500,000 to drop on one of these Singer-customized 911's, don't test drive one, or else you'll just hate driving for the rest of your live.
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LOCKING IT DOWN
APROPOS OF NOTHING IN PARTICULAR...
How To Start Browsing The Web Anonymously
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As with planting a tree or exercising, the best time to start practicing safe web browsing practices was 10 years ago. The second best time, however, is right now.
HE IS NOT TICKLED
Anish Kapoor Is Banned From Buying The World's Pinkest Paint
thecreatorsproject.vice.com
When you go to purchase the paint, you are required to make a legal declaration at the checkout stating that "you are not Anish Kapoor, you are in no way affiliated to Anish Kapoor, you are not purchasing this item on behalf of Anish Kapoor or an associate of Anish Kapoor. To the best of your knowledge, information and belief this paint will not make its way into the hands of Anish Kapoor."
THE SIGNS WERE THERE
Revenge Of The Forgotten Class
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Trump awoke a sleeping giant in America — a silent force that felt unmoored and isolated from the rest of the nation — and it led him to victory.
THE OTHER SIDE OF HISTORY
WE'VE ALWAYS LOVED A GOOD HOAX
Paul Has Been Dead For 50 Years
inverse.com
In November 9, 1966, Paul McCartney was prematurely killed, the victim of a bizarre conspiracy theory. In many ways, the hoax was also the original crazy fan theory.
THE FABRICS OF SOCIETY
Just Some Awkward, Old-Timey Family Portraits
flashbak.com
The '80s were a swell time, weren't they?
SUMMER OF HARD WORK
Behind The Scenes With Janis Joplin And Big Brother, Rehearsing For The Summer Of Love
collectorsweekly.com
The Summer of Love wasn't totally chill for bands like Big Brother and the Holding Company, which performed 135 concerts during 1967, occasionally grinding out two or three gigs in a single day.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
*SWELLING INTENSIFIES*
If Watching An Orchestra Record Music For 'Planet Earth' Doesn't Inspire You, Nothing Will
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"Planet Earth II," from everything we've seen, is going to be extremely amazing. And that's not just the visuals — the music too.
IN THE NEWS
Leonard Cohen Passes Away At 82
WATCH: Donald Trump And President Obama Describe Their First Meeting
Facebook Admits It Must Do More To Stop The Spread Of Misinformation
WATCH: The New International Trailer For 'Rogue One' Is Only Increasing Our Excitement
A Dinosaur With A Beak And Feathers Unearthed In China
This weekend, log off for a bit. Talk to friends and family, go outside, read a light book, pet a dog, cook a meal, clean the attic. It will feel good to log off.

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