Monday, February 13, 2017

A Guide To Taking On The Man

Hosting the Olympics is usually a terrible economic decision for cities — in part because they're forced to build stadiums they'll never use again.
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EMPTY GROUNDS
TARNISHED
Rio's Olympic Venues, Six Months Later
theguardian.com
Hosting the Olympics is usually a terrible economic decision for cities — in part because they're forced to build stadiums they'll never use again.
TRUMPED UP CHARGES
Behind The Rise Of The Anti-Trump Twitter Conspiracy Theorists
buzzfeed.com
While the White House pushes alternative facts, anti-Trumpers and voices on the left are launching their own 140 character investigations and growing ever-more conspiratorial.
THE PAST, TODAY
Greece Evacuates Second Largest City To Remove Giant World War II Bomb
inverse.com
It sat undetected for years, right next to a gas station.
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THE 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS
COMPLETE WITH A SOLO
Watch Bruno Mars' Unexpectedly Awesome Prince Tribute At The Grammys
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Award show tributes can often be disappointing (to say the least). Bruno Mars broke the mold in style.
THE QUEEN STILL REIGNS
WATCH: Beyoncé's Beautiful, Ethereal Grammys Performance
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If you're looking for the iconic music image of 2017, a pregnant Beyoncé in a crown and sparkling gown might have already locked it down. (The rest of the performance was also pretty incredible.)
IT'S ADELE'S WORLD
A Full List Of Winners From The 2017 Grammy Awards
npr.org
Adele dominated the Grammys, sweeping Album, Song and Record of the Year for "25" and hit single "Hello." Here's a full list of the other winners.
VS THE MAN
AIRDIRTYLAUNDRY
A Lone Data Whiz Is Fighting Airbnb — And Winning
backchannel.com
Murray Cox's "Inside Airbnb" project has earned the home-sharing company a deluge of bad press and forced it to be more transparent.
THE OG PAINT SHOP PRO
How An Airplane Pilot Took On Adobe In His Free Time
tedium.co
Adobe was already a big company when it first made Photoshop, but its biggest competitor, Paint Shop Pro, was built by one guy in his free time.
NORTHERN EXPOSURE
What Trudeau Should Say To Trump
thewalrus.ca
While the president focuses on petty issues, the prime minister should stake out the high ground.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
STOP HITTING YOURSELF
Cracking An 80-Foot Whip Is A Good Way To Mess Yourself Up
digg.com
We'd love to know more about the physics of what's happening here, but yeah — if you crack an 80-foot whip, be prepared to dodge that thing coming back at you.
IN THE NEWS
Prince's Music Has Returned To Streaming Services
Missing Missouri KKK Leader Found Dead
Jazz, Pop, And R&B Legend Al Jarreau Dead At 76
Thousands Evacuated As California Dam Threatens To Fail
American-Born NASA Scientist Detained At Border, Forced To Unlock Phone, And Other Trump News From Today
Greet the new week with a smile! Or, if scowling is your thing, be cool about it.

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