Wednesday, November 2, 2016

There's No Such Thing As Free Shipping

At this point, it's looking pretty clear that Russia is doing what it can to mess around with the 2016 elections — and hack the NSA. Not sure what's going on or what to think? Come chat with writer and scholar Thomas Rid who investigated the hacks for Esquire.
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Not Sure What's Going On With The Russian Hacks? Ask An Expert
digg.com
At this point, it's looking pretty clear that Russia is doing what it can to mess around with the 2016 elections — and hack the NSA. Not sure what's going on or what to think? Come chat with writer and scholar Thomas Rid who investigated the hacks for Esquire.
A CULT HISTORY
The Largest Bioterrorism Attack In US History
paleofuture.gizmodo.com
In September of 1984, at least 751 people got violently sick in The Dalles, Oregon. A year later, the town finally figured it out: A local cult was trying to swing an election in its favor. The event remains the single largest bioterrorism attack on US soil.
A STANDING CROCK
Checking In At Standing Rock Probably Isn't Helping Thwart The Police
snopes.com
A viral Facebook status update urged users to check in at Standing Rock in order to prevent the Morton County Sheriff's Department from geotargeting DAPL protesters.
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Five Reasons You Should Invest In A Tailored Suit
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A tailored suit always beats an off-the-rack one. It's just science. INDOCHINO lays out exactly why you should invest in one.
DISTORTED REALITY
NO SUCH THING AS A FREE BOX
Free Shipping Is A Lie
fastcompany.com
Free shipping is a top priority for online shoppers, but many merchants are struggling to keep up with the costs.
BAD ROMANCE
How Rom-Coms Distort Romance
theatlantic.com
American culture has long been confused about the location of the line between love and sexual violence. Hollywood deserves some of the blame for that.
IT JUST DOESN'T MEASURE UP
I Have Reason To Believe Barbara Bush Is Four Feet Tall
jezebel.com
Siri says Barbara Bush is four feet tall, but the rest of the internet, and her team, give varying answers. What is the truth?
THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE?
10 SMOKE; 20 GOTO 10
To Study Cigarette Smoke, Researchers Built A Chain-Smoking Robot
wired.com
Forcing a robot to smoke could help scientists solve the mysteries of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease — the intense coughing and lung infections that plague smokers.
TWO THOUSAND BUCK CHUCK
The New MacBook Pros Mark The End Of Upgradeable Apple Computers
motherboard.vice.com
The move to smaller, thinner and sleeker has sacrificed customizability, repairability, and upgradeability.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
BUY A SAFE CAR, EVERYONE
The Horrifying Differences In International Car Safety Regulations, Visualized
digg.com
The silver car is the least expensive Nissan model sold in the US. The red car is the least expensive model sold in Mexico. The difference between a crash's effect on each car is... frightening.
IN THE NEWS
Two Police Officers Shot, Killed In Ambush Attack In Iowa
Chicago Cubs Rock Cleveland Indians, Force Game 7
FBI's Email Disclosure Broke A Pattern Followed Even This Summer
Flight MH370 'Made Rapid Descent' Into The Ocean
Just six more days, folks. Six more days.

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