Tuesday, January 24, 2017

It Ain't Easy In Zero G

A controversial new program aims to reform homegrown ISIS recruits back into normal young Americans.
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A LONG STRUGGLE
YOU'RE GOING THE WRONG WAY
Can You Turn A Terrorist Back Into A Citizen?
wired.com
A controversial new program aims to reform homegrown ISIS recruits back into normal young Americans.
IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED
One Man's Daring Escape From Mao's Darkest Prison
narrative.ly
In 1958, thousands of Chinese citizens were sent to brutal labor camps where life was hell and leaving was impossible — but that didn't stop one man from trying. Half a century later, his long lost story is finally told.
*THEME SONG STOPS*
The Rise, Fall, And Lonely Death Of Benny Hill
flashbak.com
How the man behind "The Benny Hill Show" ascended the comedy ranks, and how he spent his final years.
FROM THE DIGG STORE
Ten Genius Car Gadgets You Should Never Drive Without
digg.com
An app that diagnosis your car's health, a tracker that makes sure you never forget where you parked, and other genius gadgets you shouldn't drive without.
CHANGE AND HOPE
THERE'S ALWAYS NEXT YEAR...OR NOT
After 8 Years, Here Are The Promises Obama Kept — And The Ones He Didn't
washingtonpost.com
See how Obama performed on 40 of the promises he made during his two presidential campaigns.
'AMERICA FIRST. THE NETHERLANDS SECOND'
WATCH: The Netherlands Has Figured Out The Perfect Way To Make Donald Trump Its Friend
digg.com
The Netherlands may be one of the Low Countries, but it needs friends in high places. So a Dutch TV show reached out to President Trump in the only way that made sense.
GROWING PAINS
The First Days Inside Trump's White House: Fury, Tumult And A Reboot
washingtonpost.com
The broader power struggles within the Trump operation have touched everything from the new administration's communications shop to the expansive role of the president's son-in-law to the formation of Trump's political organization. At the center, as always, is Trump himself.
IT'S HARD OUT HERE
MAN'S BEST TRANSPORTATION
Photographing The Sled Dogs Of Alaska
vqronline.org
The kinship between mushers — who live, almost by definition, far from civilization, neighbors, and even one another — is founded on an obsession with dogs, sure, but crystalized through a shared understanding of pain, exhaustion and transcendence.
WE'LL ALL FLOAT ON, BUT NOT OK
My Unhappy 48 Hours As An Astronaut
bbc.com
Volunteers are trying to live like astronauts on Earth in preparation for manned missions to Mars, but face isolation, confinement and terrible food.
YOU CAN LOOK AT IT NOW
A 1927 Map Reveals The Hide-Outs Of Chicago's Most Notorious Gangsters
atlasobscura.com
Drawn by hand, one sociologist detailed the whereabouts of over 1,300 active criminal enterprises.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
MUSCLES ARE VERSATILE
Watch The World's Strongest Man Casually Obliterate The 100M Record On A Rowing Machine
digg.com
It's probably safer for Brian Shaw to stick with rowing machines, since an actual racing shell would probably sink under him.
IN THE NEWS
Trump Files Documents To Shift Management Of Businesses To His Sons
Here Are This Year's Oscar Nominees
Trump Appoints Net Neutrality Foe To Head FCC
GOP Senators Present Affordable Care Act Replacement Plan
Sprint Is Buying A 33% Stake In Tidal For Some Reason
Power through this Tuesday like the world's strongest businessperson.

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