Thursday, November 24, 2016

Yes We Cran

With the 428th pick in the 1974 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers selected... one of the most violent killers in US history.
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Morning · Thu, Nov 24
CRIMINAL INTENT
WHAT HAPPENED TO RANDALL WOODFIELD?
Green Bay Packer; I-5 Killer
si.com
With the 428th pick in the 1974 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers selected... one of the most violent killers in US history.
TREES. ILLEGAL TREES.
The Tunisian Smuggling Racket You've Never Heard Of
motherboard.vice.com
Corruption and black markets are no exception in Tunisia—nearly half the country's GDP comes from the "informal" economy, and corruption has actually increased since the revolution. But trees?
WE'RE READY TO DIET NOW
Spectacularly Appalling Food Ads From Yesteryear
flashbak.com
Was food terrible back in the old days, or did they just have no idea how to advertise it?
FROM THE DIGG STORE
Hi, Do You Want Google's New Phone For Free?
store.digg.com
Google just jumped into the phone game in a big way. Their new Pixel XL has a large screen, crystal-clear resolution and lightening fast charging battery. And, best of all, you can win it for free.
BE THANKFUL FOR THIS
ALWAYS SLEEP LIKE YOU OVERATE
I Couldn't Sleep, So I Tried Over-The-Counter Tryptophan
melmagazine.com
Forget turkey; the purest tryptophan comes in pill form and can be purchased at the local drugstore. But does it work?
COOK IT SO YOU CAN EAT IT
A Food Scientist's Answers To Thanksgiving Cooking Questions
digg.com
SEEING RED
The Dark History Behind America's Obsession With Cranberries
qz.com
Canned or fresh, there is a very high likelihood that your cranberries come with a less-than-sweet past.
CHEESE BALLS AND FOOTBALLS
YOU'LL JUST GOBBLE IT ALL UP
How To Make A Turkey-Shaped Cheese Ball
luckypeach.com
You're naive if you think this holiday is about anything other than making every single food on the table look like a turkey.
QUIT HORSIN' AROUND AMERICA
America's Lamest Thanksgiving Tradition May Be Getting Hurt Playing Backyard Football
fivethirtyeight.com
In 2014, about 550 Americans 25 and older went to the ER with injuries sustained playing football — and that was a down year.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
ICYMI: OK Go's Colorful New Music Video Was Shot In 4.2 Seconds
digg.com
And then slowed way, waaay down. It's a super cool effect that must have required a heck of a lot of planning.
IN THE NEWS
What's Up With Those New Election Hacking Rumors?
New Battery Tech Lasts For Days, Charges In Seconds
A Crazy Miscalculation Doomed The Schiaparelli Mars Lander
In Thanksgiving Pause, Trump Calls For National Healing
Belief In Santa Could Affect Parent-Child Relationships, Warns Study
Alright, thats it. Go eat!

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