Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Obesity Virus

The Mysterious Virus That Could Cause Obesity
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WELL THERE'S YOUR ISSUE
VIRAL LOAD
The Mysterious Virus That Could Cause Obesity
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As he struggled with his weight, Randy kept thinking back to the moment everything changed. He had been the skinniest kid among his friends. And then he got cut by that chicken.
A WAVE OF VIOLENCE
A Bigger Problem Than ISIS?
newyorker.com
The Mosul Dam is failing. A breach would cause a colossal wave that could kill as many as a million and a half people.
SPY WORK, NOT JUST SPY GAMES
The World's Best Security Engineers Are Making Dating Apps
inverse.com
There are more than 1 million unfilled security jobs worldwide, a number that could grow to 1.5 million by the end of the decade. Why don't developers want to engage in a modern "spy vs. spy"?
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A New Year's Resolution You Can Actually Keep
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The first things people notice about you isn't your abs, it's your smile. So how about making this year's resolution to get the smile you've always wanted.
RIP CARRIE
Carrie Fisher's Best Interviews
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Vaulted to fame by her role as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, Fisher remained in the public eye as an actor and a writer — and as an extremely good interviewee. We've collected some of Fisher's best interviews, both on TV and in print.
GET TO KNOW YOURSELF
'DUST STORMS WE GOT'
On Venus, Have We Got A Rabbi!
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A long-lost space age satire about what it means to be a Jew from one of science fiction's greatest humorists.
BUT YOU CAN NEVER LOG OFF
Facebook Knows A Whole Lot About Your Offline Life
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Facebook has long let users see all sorts of things the site knows about them, like whether they enjoy soccer, have recently moved, or like Melania Trump. But it also knows far more sensitive info, including users' income, the types of restaurants they frequent and even how many credit cards are in their wallets.
TWO SIDES OF THE SAME BLACK MIRROR
Using TV Shows To Visualize The US Cultural Divide
nytimes.com
Americans have been clustering themselves into cultural bubbles just as they have clustered in political bubbles. Their TV preferences confirm that.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
TOGETHER, THEY WILL ACHIEVE GREATNESS
100 Metronomes Self-Synching Is Surprisingly Unnerving
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Thanks to a phenomenon called injection locking, you too can create a miniature authoritarian military parade with a bunch of metronomes.
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Be like the metronome, and get in sync.

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