Thursday, November 17, 2016

They're Always Watching You

They called it Project X: building a massive, atomic blast-proof skyscraper in the middle of New York City. It would have no windows, 29 floors with three basement levels, and enough food to last 1,500 people two weeks in the event of a catastrophe.
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TROUBLE WITH AUTHORITY
WELCOME TO TITANPOINTE
The NSA's Spy Hub In New York, Hidden In Plain Sight
theintercept.com
They called it Project X: building a massive, atomic blast-proof skyscraper in the middle of New York City. It would have no windows, 29 floors with three basement levels, and enough food to last 1,500 people two weeks in the event of a catastrophe.
BLOOD TIES
The Whistleblower That Took Down Theranos
wsj.com
After working at Theranos for eight months, Tyler Shultz decided he had seen enough. And when management wouldn't listen to his concerns, he turned elsewhere.
CURSE YOUR ROTTEN LUCK
What You Can Do If Someone Steals Your Drugs, According To A Lawyer
vice.com
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'90s, Nostalgia And The Science Of Why We Can't Get Enough Of Either
digg.com
Is there a point to nostalgia? Is it an instinctual reaction or are have we been conditioned to crave it? We deep dive in the the how, what and why of nostalgia.
HOW'D THAT HAPPEN...
BEWARE THE NEW YORK NARROWS
The Two Americas Of 2016 — Mapped
nytimes.com
A view of two imaginary nations created by slicing the country along the sharp divide between Republican and Democratic Americas.
AGAINST THE GRAIN
Miami Beach Has Run Out Of Sand — Now What?
theverge.com
Many beaches around the US are, essentially, manmade. But Miami Beach has a problem, one more cities will soon face: it has run out of sand in the ocean nearby.
SLEIGHT OF... THROAT?
WATCH: David Blaine Magics The Hell Out Of Drake And Dave Chappelle
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Blaine does some crazy stuff here, but the best part of this video is Chappelle's incredible, off-the-cuff Meek Mill burn.
TECH SUPPORT
DONGLES WON'T SAVE YOU
This $5 Device Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute
motherboard.vice.com
YOUR NEW PICTIONARY TEAMMATE
Can Google's Neural Network Recognize Your Doodles?
quickdraw.withgoogle.com
In this (addictively) fun game, Google's AI tries to guess what you're doodling. It gets a fair number wrong (hey, it's learning), but it also makes some pretty impressive identifications.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
'WATCH OUT FOR THAT DEER!'
Cross Country Runner Gets Absolutely Obliterated By A Deer
digg.com
Every once in a while, a video comes along that makes you audibly gasp — this is one of those videos.
IN THE NEWS
Chinese Researchers Use CRISPR Gene-Editing Technology On A Human
Bob Dylan Is Skipping The Nobel Prize Ceremony
Viral Fake Election News Outperformed Real News On Facebook In Final Months Of The US Election
Study Gives Convincing Evidence Of Water On Pluto
WATCH: Fox Guest Offers WWII Japanese Internment Camps As Support For Rumored Muslim Registry
We're in the running for the Nobel Prize in Making It To Friday, and we will absolutely show up for the ceremony.

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