Friday, November 18, 2016

The Problem With Your MacBook Air's Screen

Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: ​A good reason to pick up the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga, how home burglars do what they do and why jeans are bad now.
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WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
OLED Laptop Screens Are Pretty Sweet Apparently, 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: ​A good reason to pick up the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga, how home burglars do what they do and why jeans are bad now.
TRIP ON TO LEAN IN
Why Power Women Are Micro-Dosing On LSD
marieclaire.com
Karen Smith didn't see swirling wild colors or shifting shapes. She didn't feel as if the trees and sky were sparkling magically at her. She didn't imagine that she saw God. Instead — along with shaking off those winter blues — she became very, very efficient.
PUT A LOAD ON
Running Is The Worst Way To Get Fit
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Running is a crappy way to lose fat and an inferior way to boost cardiovascular health, but it's somehow​​​ become the most popular exercise on Earth after walking.
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Stock Footage Doesn't Have To Suck
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Shutterstock has made it their mission to make stock photos, videos, sounds and songs that are actually awesome. Check out their full library here.
WAY, WAY OUT THERE
TALES FROM THE DEEP
Unfathomable
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Sunken treasure, death-defying adventure, sibling rivalry: How Charles and John Deane invented modern deep-sea diving and saved the British Empire.
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This Star Is The Roundest Celestial Object Ever Measured
gizmodo.com
Stars are not perfect spheres owing to centrifugal force. But there's a star about 5,000 light-years from here that scientists now say is the roundest natural object ever measured in the universe.
WHERE WE'RE GOING, WE DON'T NEED BEZELS
Xiaomi's Bezel-less Phone, Reviewed: The Future Of Phones
arstechnica.com
Smartphone design has stagnated. If you're using Apple as a measuring stick for the industry, we're going to have three years of iPhones that use an identical case design. But Xiaomi's stunning Mi Mix might be the thing to push smartphones forward.
WHEN IT'S BAD, IT'S STILL PRETTY BAD
The 2016 'Bad Sex In Fiction' Award Nominees Are As Terrible As Ever
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YOU'RE A WIZARD, EDDIE
THE MAGIC TOUCH
In Praise Of The 'Harry Potter' Movies, The Most Underrated Of Hit Franchises
avclub.com
While the films are primarily feats of craftsmanship, they're remarkably well-made — and there's every reason to expect that fantasy fans and young adults will be enjoying this franchise for decades to come, and not just out of habit.
...Speaking Of Which — Is 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' Any Good?
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"Harry Potter" prequel (of sorts) "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is out today. The movie stars Eddie Redmayne as a magizoologist getting into trouble in 1920s New York. Here's what the reviews have to say.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
SEE TUCKER RUN
A Mountain Biker Races His Very Happy Pup Down A Trail, Struggles To Keep Up
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Tucker, the trail doggy, takes his owner Jeff out for a singletrack ride in Wyoming.
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IN THE NEWS
Trump Taps Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions To Be Attorney General
The North Pole Is An Insane 36 Degrees Warmer Than Normal As Winter Descends
President Obama Slams Facebook For Fake News Problem
Court Blocks Release Of 'Making A Murderer's' Brendan Dassey
Has it been a long week? It's felt like a long week. But you're almost there.

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