Monday, January 23, 2017

Is Your Apocalypse Shelter Gold-Plated?

Some of the wealthiest people in America — in Silicon Valley, New York, and beyond — are getting ready for the crackup of civilization.
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WHAT COMES NEXT
GOLDEN SHELTERS
Doomsday Prep For The Super-Rich
newyorker.com
Some of the wealthiest people in America — in Silicon Valley, New York, and beyond — are getting ready for the crackup of civilization.
WHEN THE CHAOS WINS
Russia: Life After Trust
nymag.com
Once you lose faith in one institution, you start to lose faith in them all. Lessons from Putin's Moscow.
FROM THE DIGG STORE
The 8 Best Chargers to Keep Your Devices Charged Anywhere
digg.com
American Horror Story: Your battery's at 3% and you still haven't ordered an Uber yet. Don't let this happen to you.
WHAT CAME BEFORE
HIS CHARACTER WAS THE SMART ONE
The Scam That Fooled Sherlock's Creator
bbc.com
Why did Arthur Conan Doyle fall for two schoolgirls' outrageous hoax?
THANKS A LOT, GIANTESSES
How Myths And Folk Tales Explained Why The Sea Is Salty
hakaimagazine.com
Thousands of years ago, the answer to a child's question of why the sea is salty would elicit some creative and curious explanations. Here's a look at some of the most interesting, from around the ancient world.
LIQUID LUCK
Dividing Droplets Could Explain The Origin Of Life
quantamagazine.org
Researchers have discovered that simple "chemically active" droplets grow to the size of cells and spontaneously divide, suggesting they might have evolved into the first living cells.
PUNCHING BIGOTRY
YES, IT'S REAL
The Story Behind That '50s Superman 'Prejudice Is Un-American' Comic
mentalfloss.com
The comic is more than a quaint piece of Americana; it's a relic from a largely forgotten nationwide tolerance movement that swept the country for more than a decade.
WE SAW THAT PART COMING
The Internet Really Enjoyed Remixing The Video Of Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer Getting Punched
digg.com
​On Friday, an anarchist protester punched alt-right leader Richard Spencer in the face while he was being interviewed on TV. The internet instantly turned it into a meme.
KICK 'EM IN THE BUTTE
How The Town Of Whitefish Defeated Its Neo-Nazi Trolls
yahoo.com
"I find myself and my town under siege by hateful, cruel people, and while I'm trying to stay rooted in my values of kindness and fairness, it is getting harder."
VIDEO OF THE DAY
PORK PROTECTORS
Firefighters Rescue Armfuls Of Tiny Piglets From A Barn Fire In Russia
digg.com
The little guys are safe (though, given that they live on a farm and are probably being raised for meat... you know what, don't think about it).
IN THE NEWS
The White House Now Says You're Never Going To See Trump's Tax Returns
Trump Administration's Executive Order Priorities Reportedly Leaked
Samsung Blames Bad Battery Design For Exploding Galaxy Note 7s
Mars Investigating Truck Full Of Skittles That Was Destined To Be Fed To Cattle
We're here. It's Monday. Make this day a good one for tomorrow's sake.

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