Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Goodnight, Sweet Vine

A few months back, it was announced that Vine would be shutting down. Today, it shut down for good. But the greatest Vines of all time (in our opinion) will remain for eternity for our enjoyment.
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Morning · Tue, Jan 17
V FOR VANISHED
THAT DOES IT FOR THE VINE
Vine Died Today, But These Great Vines Will Live On Forever
digg.com
A few months back, it was announced that Vine would be shutting down. Today, it shut down for good. But the greatest Vines of all time (in our opinion) will remain for eternity for our enjoyment.
MEET THE VODERS
The First Machine To Create Human Speech
atlasobscura.com
Electronic voices may be commonplace now, but the road to speech synthesis is littered with the remains of devices that promised to bring us the voice of the future — but didn't last beyond their novelty value.
WRONGS AND RIGHTS
The Death I Want
bostonmagazine.com
Why I'm suing Massachusetts for the right to die on my own terms.
FROM THE DIGG STORE
Ten Items You Should Always Carry With You
digg.com
Besides pluck, grit and a keen sense of self, these are the best everyday carry items you should always have with you.
IT'S ALL IN THE PAST
PIRATES PATOOTY
A Lot Of What Is Known About Pirates Is Not True, And A Lot Of What Is True Is Not Known
neh.gov
The true pirate's booty is knowledge.
REAL HISTORY
When A Foreign Government Interfered In A US Election — To Reelect FDR
politico.com
From fake news to covert ops, aspects of Russia's alleged efforts to boost Trump echo tactics pioneered in 1940.
A CRASH COURSE IN REGULATIONS
The Plane Crash Over The Grand Canyon That Changed Aviation
timeline.com
The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 didn't come out of nowhere — it was sparked by a collision in 1956 between two commercial airliners over the Grand Canyon, which killed 128 people.
WHEN IN ROME
STORMING THE HIGH CASTLE
The Vatican Spy's Plot To Kill Hitler
thedailybeast.com
Files on Nazi war crimes show the godfather of the E.U. was not only a CIA agent, but a Vatican spy who linked Pope Pius XII with dissident Germans plotting to kill Hitler.
JUST HOW YOUNG IS HE, REALLY?
Decoding 'The Young Pope' With The Films Of Paolo Sorrentino
theringer.com
A look back through the films of "The Young Pope" creator Paolo Sorrentino shows that Lenny Berlardo is just the latest in the line of protagonists obsessed with and corrupted by fame and power.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
WHOA
Filming A See-Through Engine In Super Slow Motion Is The Best Way To See How Internal Combustion Works
digg.com
Chances are you've seen a diagram or an animation of how an internal combustion engine works. But seeing how a real one works at 4,000 FPS is seriously cool.
IN THE NEWS
Prime Minister Says UK Must Leave European Single Market
Trump Cabinet Pick Tom Price Invested In Company, Then Introduced A Bill To Help It
Suspected Gunman In Istanbul New Year's Eve Attack Arrested
Coffee Will Be More Expensive In 2017
Monica Crowley Pulls Out Of Consideration For Trump National Security Council After Plagiarism Accusations
Vine may be dead, but we still encourage you to spend at least 6 seconds a day doing something silly.

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