Thursday, March 16, 2017

London Bridge Has Fallen Down

The Secret Plan For The Days After The Queen's Death. She is venerated around the world. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. She stands for stability and order. But her kingdom is in turmoil, and her subjects are in denial that her reign will ever end. That's why the palace has a plan.
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The Secret Plan For The Days After The Queen's Death
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She is venerated around the world. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. She stands for stability and order. But her kingdom is in turmoil, and her subjects are in denial that her reign will ever end. That's why the palace has a plan.
GOING NOWHERE FAST
Google Fiber Was Doomed From The Start
backchannel.com
The internet access answer won't come from private markets, but rather from policies that make for competitive networks.
THE TRUE SETUP WIZARD
WATCH: Guy Updates His Computer With Every Single Windows Version In Sequence
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And it can still run 30-year-old programs (including a funky old Monty Python game) when he reaches Windows 10.
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This App Just Made Networking Not Suck (And No, It's Not Tinder)
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What Tinder did for dating, this company is doing for networking. Shapr connects you with all the inspiring people you live near but would never meet. The result? More inspired, meaningful and connected collaboration.
SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST
LIVING FROM EXPOSURE
The Fine Art Of Scaring The Shit Out Of Yourself On Purpose
esquire.com
Inspired by new research on "facing your fears" as a cure for PTSD and phobias, I set out to see whether climbing a mountain could cure my fear of heights.
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.
A CHECKERED PAST
The Heaven's Gate Nikes And The Sneakerheads Who Collect Them
vice.com
Twenty years ago, on March 24 and 25, 1997, 39 members of the Heaven's Gate cult committed mass suicide — and all were wearing the same style of black-and-white Nikes. And now, of course, the style is a collector's item.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
THAT'S WHY YOU STAND BACK
Train Blasts Through Snow Drifts At Station, Destroys Everyone On The Platform
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It was pretty easy to see this coming, but the people on the platform seem oddly unconcerned?
DIGG GIVEAWAYS
An Xbox One For Free? Sure, Why Not
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You could pay a bunch of money for an Xbox One, an Oculus Rift, a Google Home and more. Or you could enter here for a chance to get them for free (free is good).
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Nothing will wake you up like getting hit by a flying pile of snow, but three cups of coffee might help.

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