Saturday, March 18, 2017

Everyone Hates Millennials

"Breath Of The Wild" and "Horizon Zero Dawn"  share the same basic ideas, and yet they represent a big and crucial aesthetic conflict — one on which game publishers are betting hundreds of millions of dollars.
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Morning · Sat, Mar 18
WHAT COMES NEXT
CHOOSING A NEW ADVENTURE
Why 'Breath Of The Wild' Is The Future Of Blockbuster Games
theverge.com
"Breath Of The Wild" and "Horizon Zero Dawn"  share the same basic ideas, and yet they represent a big and crucial aesthetic conflict — one on which game publishers are betting hundreds of millions of dollars.
EVERYONE HATES MILLENNIALS
Gen Z On What They Think About Millennials
vice.com
"They're kinda like Nazis. [They] completely destroyed our reputation. They're just dicks because of how annoying and hipster they are."
CRISIS ALERT!
What Happens If A Nuclear Bomb Goes Off In Manhattan?
theatlantic.com
A computer model is in the works to simulate how New Yorkers would respond in the the first 30 days after a nuclear attack.
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JUST PLANE CRAZY
THANK YOUR PILOT
Landing An Airliner In Strong Winds Looks Absurdly Difficult
digg.com
We did not realize that plane's control wheel jumps around like this in turbulence, and now we are both a bit worried about flying again and incredibly impressed by this pilot's control.
FLYING WITH THE FISHES
WATCH: 737 Gets Scarily Close To The Sea During Botched Landing
digg.com
St. Maarten's airport is famous for forcing planes to fly incredibly low over the beach adjacent to the airport to land — but not this low. The plane was forced to pull up and land later.
LONG READS TO RELAX WITH
DEMOLISHING THE SWAMP
The Blow-It-All-Up Billionaires
highline.huffingtonpost.com
When politicians take money from megadonors, there are strings attached. But with the Mercers, the reclusive duo who propelled Trump into the White House, there's a fuse.
· The New Yorker also dropped a big profile of Robert Mercer yesterday — read it here
A HOLLYWOOD ENDING
These Scientists Sent A Rocket To Mars For Less Than It Cost To Make 'The Martian'
backchannel.com
On November 5, 2013, a rocket launched toward Mars. It was India's first interplanetary mission, Mangalyaan, and a terrific gamble.
THE KNIGHT OF THE FOREST
How One Man Survived Alone In The Wilderness For 27 Years
theguardian.com
At the age of 20, Christopher Knight parked his car on a remote trail in Maine and walked away with only the most basic supplies. He had no plan. His chief motivation was to avoid contact with people. This is his story.
HOW IT ALL WORKS
A Brief History Of The Grand Unified Theory Of Physics
nautil.us
Each time we peel back one layer of reality, other layers beckon.
A S.A.D. STATE OF AFFAIRS
Does Winter Actually Make Us Sad?
digg.com
How do Scandinavians deal with long, dark winters? And what might this teach us about the relationship between our moods and sunlight?
THE MERCERS ARE COMING
NOT HEDGING HIS BETS
The Reclusive Hedge-Fund Tycoon Behind The Trump Presidency
newyorker.com
The second, from Jane Mayer for The New Yorker, takes a closer look at Robert Mercer. They're both worth a read.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
NOT WITH A BANG
Popping A Balloon In A Room Designed To Completely Absorb Sound
digg.com
It's as anti-climatic as you would expect, but that doesn't mean it's not phenomenally cool.
FROM THE DIGG STORE
17 Coffee Gadgets You'll Wish You Had Sooner
digg.com
You don't have to be a coffee snob to think these gadgets are awesome. (But if you are a coffee snob, they're gonna rock your world.)
It's Saturday morning and anything is possible this weekend.

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