Friday, December 2, 2016

The Worst Video Game

No victim has come forward. There's no investigation. There's no physical evidence either. But thousands are still convinced there's a paedophilia ring operating out of a DC pizza place that goes all the way to the top.
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Morning · Fri, Dec 02
WELL THAT GOT DARK
WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
The Most Coveted Nintendo Game Sucks And Other Facts
digg.com
Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: A man who paid $25,000 for a crappy NES game, the GTA V conspiracy theorists and the alt-right trolls destroying Reddit.
ONE LARGE PEPPERONI, EXTRA CONSPIRACY
'Pizzagate,' The Ultimate Fake News Conspiracy Theory
bbc.com
No victim has come forward. There's no investigation. There's no physical evidence either. But thousands are still convinced there's a paedophilia ring operating out of a DC pizza place that goes all the way to the top.
SKIN IN THE GAME
The Grisly Invention Of Parchment
blog.longreads.com
While most of the Old World was writing on papyrus, bamboo, and silk, Europe carved its own gruesome path through the history books.
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DISASPPEARING ACT
ABDUCTED STRAIGHT
The Legal Industry For Kidnapping Teens
vice.com
When David was woken up in the middle of the night and hauled into the back of a van by two strange men, he wasn't being kidnapped in the traditional sense. What happened to him was arranged by his parents, and was completely legal.
COME HELOT OR HIGH WATER
How Sparta Rose To Power — And How It Fell
warisboring.com
Sparta's oligarchical society was built for conquest, but hid contradictions that ensured its decline.
DON'T COUNT THEM OUT
Millions Of China's 'Missing Girls' Actually Exist
cnn.com
MAKERBOT MEETS ITS MAKER
The 3D Printing Revolution That Wasn't
backchannel.com
MakerBot made a bold bet that 3D printers would become as common as microwaves. Just one problem: no one else shared that dream.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
YOU CAN BE BALD FOR EITHER THO
The Subtle Difference Between A Soccer Coach And A Hockey Coach
digg.com
It takes a certain amount of toughness to be a hockey coach. You have to be ready for whatever is thrown at you so you can face it head-on.
Bonus Friday Feel-Good Video: Kitten Escapes From Cage To Play With Puppy Friend
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IN THE NEWS
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Trump Picks Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis For Secretary Of Defense
Nestlé Has Found A Way To Cut Sugar By 40% And Keep Chocolate Just As Sweet
Russian Supply Rocket Breaks Apart En Route To Space Station
Take Friday like a hockey coach, but relax this weekend like a soccer coach.

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