Tuesday, November 8, 2016

This Is The End, My Friend

We promise that only a small part of this email is about the election, and the rest is lovely, interesting content that will take your mind far, far away from a place where something called the "Electoral College" exists. And tomorrow, everything will be sunny and wonderful, probably.
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Morning · Tue, Nov 08
AMERICA DECIDES, HOPEFULLY
GO VOTE!
Tell Us About Your Voting Experience
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On your way to vote? Already voted? Not voting for one of these chuckleheads, not in a million years? Come join the Digg editors and other Digg users to chat about your experience (and tell us where you're wearing your "I Voted" sticker).
YOU CAN HAVE FUN (VOTING) WITHOUT A GUN
The Do's And Don'ts Of Voting — All The Weird Rules You Didn't Know You Needed To Know
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Voting should be simple, but in today's world many burning questions may complicate the process. Can I bring my gun? Can I take a selfie? Find the answers here.
~~ No More Election Stuff Below This Point ~~
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We get it. It's a lot. The rest of this email is stuff that won't make you angry.
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What Sleeping Will (Probably) Look Like In The Future
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Sleep — we can't function without it, and we often aren't getting enough. That said, what we think of as "normal" sleep is a recent development in human history. As new technologies emerge, you can bet we'll find ways to supercharge how we sleep.
NO EASY FIXES HERE
TAKING MATTERS INTO HIS OWN HANDS
The Man Who Fixed His Own Heart
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When Tal Golesworthy was told he was at risk of his aorta bursting, he wasn't impressed with the surgery on offer — so he came up with his own idea.
AND WE'RE LEFT DONGLING IN THE WIND
USB-C Could Kill Lightning, But Apple Can't Afford It
slashgear.com
Why can't you natively plug your iPhone into your new Macbook Pro? Because Apple is afraid to take the hit by switching the iPhone to USB-C.
THE EMERALD GREEN LIGHT CITY
How Seattle Could Solve America's Traffic Problem
theringer.com
Seattle — one of the country's most congested cities — could provide a solution for America's traffic problem. Or it could descend into Carmageddon.
COME GIT YER SNAKE CONTENT
ICYMI
WATCH: A Baby Sea Iguana Trying To Outrun Snakes Is The Most Thrilling/Terrifying Thing You'll Watch Today
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If you're looking for nightmare fuel, the dozens of runner snakes pouring out of a rock outcropping to chase a sea iguana hatchling in this clip from the BBC's "Planet Earth II" should do the trick.
WHERE ARE YOU, SAMUEL L JACKSON?
WATCH: So, Here's A Snake On A Plane (Literally)
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No, this is not a "Snakes on a Plane 2" promo, this is a very real snake slithering around an Aeromexico flight.
THIS IS GETTING WEIRD
THE 1960S WEREN'T TOTALLY CHILL
The 200-Year Old Book That Sent The East Coast Into A Sex Panic
atlasobscura.com
A porno rag? Some mid-century dime store smut? No, it was John Cleland's "Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure," or, as it is more commonly known, "Fanny Hill' — a novel that is broadly considered the first example of English prose pornography.
TEAM ROCKET IS BLASTING OFF AGAIN
Inside JPL: NASA's Crazy, Kooky, Legendary Research Facility
popularmechanics.com
Everyone's talking about private industry getting humans on Mars. Mars trips! Mars houses! Mars colonies! But no one's going anywhere without the help of one brilliant, peculiar, fantastical space center.
A SHADOWY PAST
Vintage Photos Of New York And Boston That Look Like 'Stills From A Horror Film'
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"This is a document of how we lived before we died. These photographs are like stills from a horror film, and yet they're the pictures of our lives. Specifically our lives in the city. What a play we put on in front of each other on the streets, living so close the way we do, like mice in a burrow."
VIDEO OF THE DAY
SAVE A COWBOY, RIDE A ROBOT COWBOY
How The Sales Pitch For 'Westworld' Probably Went
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The theme park at the center of HBO's "Westworld" makes a lot of sense... until you examine literally any of the details.
IN THE NEWS
A New (Very Weak) Type Of Atomic Bond Has Been Discovered
Vine May Not Be Dead... Because It Might Get Bought
ICYMI: The Entire Plot Of The Next Season Of 'Game Of Thrones' Seems To Have Leaked
WATCH: Steph Curry Hits 13 Three-Pointers In One Game, Setting New NBA Record
If you need some more non-election content to get you through the day, we've got some over at Digg.com. You're almost there.

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