Tuesday, January 31, 2017

No One Man Should Have All That Power

The sheer cost of treating gender dysphoria has led to many embracing crowdfunding. But even the great promise of the internet has its limits.
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IT'S NOT ALWAYS GETTING BETTER
WILL YOU HELP?
Sometimes, It Does Hurt To Ask
digg.com
The sheer cost of treating gender dysphoria has led to many embracing crowdfunding. But even the great promise of the internet has its limits.
INVESTED, INGLORIOUS
The Desperate Battle To Destroy ISIS
newyorker.com
A SWAT team of Iraqis, all of whom have suffered at the hands of terrorists, joins the fight to retake Mosul — and plans to exact revenge.
YOU DO GOTTA GO TO WORK
Sorry, Working From Home Isn't The Future Of Job Flexibility
bloomberg.com
Many jobs can't be done from home — but they offer another kind of flexibility, one that may not mean sacrificing pay.
EXTENSIONS WE DIGG | SPONSORED
Seriously, Don't Shop Online Without This Tool
privacy.com
You don't use the same password for every website, so why would you use the same payment info? You shouldn't. Privacy is a Chrome extension and mobile app that creates virtual VISA cards for every new purchase. It's also free to use so you should pretty much get it right now.
ALL THAT POWER
The FBI's Secret Rules
theintercept.com
President Trump has inherited a vast domestic intelligence agency with extraordinary secret powers. A cache of documents offers a rare window into the FBI's quiet expansion since 9/11.
STEP 1: HOST A REALITY SHOW
How To Build An Autocracy
theatlantic.com
The preconditions are present in the US today. Here's how it could happen.
WE'RE STILL LEARNING
DOUBLE THE RESOLUTION, DOUBLE THE FUN
Stunning New Close-Ups Show Saturn's Rings At Double The Detail We've Ever Seen
digg.com
As Cassini gets closer to Saturn, we're receiving increasingly stunning images of the planet's spectacular rings.
BEST NEWS ALL WEEK
Study Reveals Substantial Evidence The Universe Is A Hologram
sciencebulletin.org
A holographic universe, an idea first suggested in the 1990s, is one where all the information that makes up our 3-D 'reality' (plus time) is contained in a 2-D surface on its boundaries.
SCIENCE FRICTION
Why Theories Of Everything Are Ill-Conceived
nautil.us
Explaining the entire universe in one fell swoop is tough, but popular theories rise to prominence with few concrete underpinnings. Carlo Rovelli thinks that because we know so little of what's out there, we should try to explain less.
GET OUT YOUR PORTAL GUN
WATCH: A Cosmologist's Argument For Why String Theory Is Probably Correct
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String theory postulates that the fundamental building blocks of, well, everything are tiny vibrating strings. How did scientists come to this theory? And what does it mean for us if it is true?
VIDEO OF THE DAY
BEARS REALLY DO HUG
Just A Man And His Enormous Bear
digg.com
We're torn: We've seen "Grizzly Man," but Jimbo (who weighs 1500 lbs) is just so sweet to Jim.
IN THE NEWS
An Updating Roundup Of Today's Trump News
Government Releases 16 Years Of Data About Solar Weather
The Boy Scouts Announce They Will Allow Transgender Boys To Join
Canadian Neighbors War Over Manure Pile Visible Via Google Earth
At the end of the day, all of us could us a bear hug. Just maybe not a literal one.

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