Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A Game Of Chickens

How did Sergei Krivov die? And why did the NYPD close the case?
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MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH
THE MAN FROM NOWHERE
The Strange Case Of The Russian Diplomat Who Got His Head Smashed In On Election Day
buzzfeed.com
How did Sergei Krivov die? And why did the NYPD close the case?
EGG ON THEIR FACE
Is The Chicken Industry Rigged?
bloomberg.com
Inside Agri Stats, the poultry business's secretive info-sharing service.
GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME
The Decrease In Child Mortality Since 1990 Is Equal To Averting 27 Major Plane Crashes Every Day
digg.com
Worldwide child mortality has been steadily decreasing since the mid 19th century, and the decreases in recent gains have been equally steady — compared to 1990, in 2015 roughly 17,000 fewer kids under 5 die every day.
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EXTRA LIVES
CAME AT THE KING AND MISSED
How Wang Computers Tried (And Failed) To Take On IBM
tedium.co
The minicomputer maker Wang Laboratories ran an ad on the Super Bowl in 1978, long before Apple did. So why did the company and its minicomputers become a footnote in history?
IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE CODE IT
The Long And Troubled History Of 'Apocalypse Now,' The Video Game
theverge.com
"We can't make games like this. We can't just start making a game with no money."
FARM OR DIE
'Stardew Valley' And Real Life Labor
rockpapershotgun.com
How a cutesy farming game parallels real life more than you would think.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
WHEN EARTH BECOMES SOUP
Simple Experiment Illustrates How Liquefaction Occurs During An Earthquake
digg.com
In this edition of "Physics Is Wacky And Makes No Sense," we learn that partially wet soil substantially loses strength and stiffness in response to applied stress — ya know, like a big old earthquake.
IN THE NEWS
Trump Lashes Out Over Report That His Campaign Had Contact With Russian Intelligence, And Other Trump News From Today
Man Found Guilty In 1979 Murder Of Etan Patz, The First Child To Appear On A Milk Carton
Malaysia Police Arrest Suspect In Kim Jong-nam Death
Harrison Ford Involved In Incident With Passenger Jet, Sources Say
Sea Turtles Are In Much Worse Shape Than Previously Thought
It's Wednesday, but you don't have to be wed to the idea.

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