Monday, March 20, 2017

How About That Chicken?

Duan Yongping, who founded Chinese smartphone brands Oppo and Vivo, is convinced Tim Cook didn't have a clue who he was when they first met a couple years ago. The Apple boss probably does now.
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THE RULES HAVE CHANGED
TAKING A BITE
The Secretive Billionaire Who Toppled Apple In China
bloomberg.com
Duan Yongping, who founded Chinese smartphone brands Oppo and Vivo, is convinced Tim Cook didn't have a clue who he was when they first met a couple years ago. The Apple boss probably does now.
PUTIN ON THE BLITZ
The New Handbook For Cyberwar Is Being Written By Russia
buzzfeed.com
"It's not that the Russians are doing something others can't do. It's that Russian hackers are willing to go there, to experiment and carry out attacks that others countries would back away from."
AND KIND OF ROUGH
WATCH: Driving Down An Olympic Bobsled Run Looks Crazy Fun
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All car ads should be more like this insanity, filmed at the St. Moritz-Celerina Olympic Bobrun in Switzerland.
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FORCES TO RECKON WITH
TIME MAKES YOU BOULDER
Why Scientists Are Worried About A Landslide No One Saw Or Heard
atlasobscura.com
If a steep mountainside in a remote national park gives way and drops 200 million tons of rock into deep glacial water, will anyone hear?
SOMETHING FROM NOTHING
How Does Los Angeles Gets Its Water?
popsci.com
What's a parched metropolis that's long ago outgrown its groundwater canteens to do? Steal what it needs from other regions.
CAN ONE MAN HAVE ALL THAT POWER?
Has Lithium-Battery Genius John Goodenough Done It Again? Colleagues Are Skeptical
qz.com
Researchers have struggled for decades to safely use powerful — but flammable — lithium metal in a battery. Now John Goodenough, the 94-year-old father of the lithium-ion battery, is claiming a novel solution as a blockbuster advance.
DANGER ABOVE, DANGER BELOW
The First Spacewalker Cheated Death And Crash-Landed In A Forest Full Of Wolves
motherboard.vice.com
Humanity's first spacewalk seems even crazier 52 years later.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
HOW...
Words Cannot Do Justice To This Giant Chicken
digg.com
We try to avoid hyperbole here, but this chicken has left us speechless.
TODAY IN TRUMP
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IN THE NEWS
Uber President Jeff Jones Quits Amid Turmoil And Search For COO
James Comey To Testify This Morning About Wiretaps And Russia
Britain Set To Trigger Article 50 And Start Brexit Process
Hearing For Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Begins Today
Sesame Street Introduces Julia, A Muppet With Autism
Happy Alien Abductions Day. The truth is out there.

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