Friday, January 20, 2017

It's All Happening

Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: Iceland's secret to curbing teen drug abuse, ranking fast-food chicken nuggets and the world warms yet again.​
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Morning · Fri, Jan 20
WHAT'S IN THE BOX?
WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
The Best Chicken Nugget Is At Wendy's, 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: Iceland's secret to curbing teen drug abuse, ranking fast-food chicken nuggets and the world warms yet again.​
Inside Pandora's Quest To Take On Spotify, Apple Music And Amazon
billboard.com
Pandora dominates the U.S. online radio market with a staggering 78 ­million monthly users. But it's only now about to enter the bruisingly competitive on-demand subscription market.
FROM THE DIGG STORE
This Week In 'Practical Things You Probably Need To Buy But Keep Putting Off'
digg.com
Welcome to the first installment of a new series that tries to help you get your life back on track by providing you with a gentle nudge to buy some new things that you probably already need.
IN WITH THE NEW
UPDATING LIVE
Follow The Inauguration With Our Live Feed Of Stories And Tweets
digg.com
President-elect Donald Trump becomes President Trump today at noon ET. Follow what the internet is saying about the inauguration with our live updating feed.
NUMBERS DON'T LIE
How We'll Know if Trump Is Making America Great Again
bloomberg.com
Here are the 10 best indicators to judge the impact of his policies in the next four years and determine whether the economy lives up to Trump's pre-election promises.
CAN HIDE THEM UNDER HIS HAIR
The Government Secrets Trump Is About To Discover
politico.com
From spy planes to cyberattacks to the private lives of foreign leaders, the president gets access to more confidential material than anyone else on the planet. Now, it's all in Donald Trump's hands.
TRUE CRIMES
FINDING ANNA SENPAI
Tracking Down The Hackers Who Crippled The Internet Last October
krebsonsecurity.com
Last October, the so-called Mirai botnet brought down large swaths of the US internet for a day. KrebsOnSecurity has tracked down the hackers responsible.
COURTING TRAGEDY
The Murder Of Michael Wright
sportsonearth.com
An exceptional basketball talent whose greatest games came before the rise of social media, Michael's life was always partially obscured. And the circumstances surrounding his death are also still unclear.
DEATH BY A THOUSAND BENEFIT CUTS
This Is How American Health Care Kills People
theweek.com
Matthew Stewart thought he had good insurance. Then he started vomiting blood.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
NO SNOW REQUIRED
Skier Candide Thovex Lands Mind-Boggling Tricks In The French Countryside
digg.com
Thovex shot a slick commercial with Audi, but we prefer the behind-the-scenes footage of him struggling not to fall on his ass before triumphantly nailing it.
IN THE NEWS
Mexico Extradites Top Drug Lord 'El Chapo' To US
Intercepted Communications Probed In Investigation Into Links Between Trump Associates And Russia
Mark Zuckerberg Sues Native Hawaiians To Force Land Sales
Tesla's Autopilot Vindicated With 40% Drop In Crashes
Whether you're celebrating or protesting (or just don't particularly care), have yourself a good weekend.

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