Thursday, March 9, 2017

It'll Melt In Your Mouth

The microwave is powerful, plastic can melt. It's not exactly crazy to feel a little apprehensive every time you go to reheat some food in a takeout container.
Digg Editions
Morning · Thu, Mar 09
IN POOR TASTE
MELT IN YOUR MOUTH
What Would Happen If You Microwaved A Non-Microwave-Safe Container?
digg.com
The microwave is powerful, plastic can melt. It's not exactly crazy to feel a little apprehensive every time you go to reheat some food in a takeout container.
BUT ONE LIFE TO GIVE
The Men Who Volunteered To Be Poisoned By The Government
mentalfloss.com
In 1902, 12 men agreed to take low doses of poison in order to test their efficacy as food preservatives. No one died. Basically.
THE CIRCLE OF LIFE
A German Lab Is Growing Tomatoes In Urine... To Feed A Future Mars Mission
bbc.com
"To be brutally honest, it's not the nicest tomato I have ever tried: the skin is a little tough and the taste is slightly bitter. But it is, nevertheless, a healthy, edible tomato."
PRIVACY WE DIGG | SPONSORED
Privacy Hack: These Burner Cards Deactivate Instantly If Stolen
privacy.com
Privacy is a Chrome extension that lets you create a virtual burner card every time you need to enter your credit card number online. It keeps your account info private without giving up the ease of paying online. Pretty cool, right?
GOING PLACES
THE ROAD TO PROGRESS
The Small California City Responsible For America's First Bike Lane
outsideonline.com
The United States has thousands of miles of cycling infrastructure. This is the story of the first mile.
FINDING A WAY TO LIFE
NASA's Daring $8 Billion Plan To Finally Find Extraterrestrial Life
arstechnica.com
A congressman, a billionaire movie director and an unparalleled mission of discovery.
LISTEN
25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music Is Going In 2017
nytimes.com
Blending genres and questions of identity has turned music today into something challenging, complex and enjoyable.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
THE RAD HATTER
Check Out This Extremely Clever Lock Made In 1680
digg.com
Not only does this detector lock hide away its security in nifty ways (like moving the guy's hat to quickly activate the lock), it has a counter that records how many times the lock has been opened, so you'll know if someone's been messing with your stuff.
IN THE NEWS
Doctors, Hospitals And Insurers Oppose Republican Health Plan
Researchers Figure Out How To Grow Potatoes In Martian Soil
Malta's Iconic 'Azure Window' Collapses Into The Sea
Russia Has Deployed Missile Barred by Treaty, US General Tells Congress
Hey, it's Thursday. Just hold on for one more day.

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