Friday, March 24, 2017

Stare At The Sun, And The Sun Stares Back

The craziest rock-climbing event in the world happens annually in the Ozarks of Arkansas, in a u-shaped canyon with enough routes for 24 straight hours of nonstop ascents. They call it Horseshoe Hell.
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WELL THIS IS ODD...
WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
It's Strange That We Can't Look At The Sun, And Other Facts
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​Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: A major shakeup in the dinosaur family tree, a definitive ranking of chicken tenders and an argument for staring at the sun.
HARD TO TOP
The World's Wildest Climbing Competition
outsideonline.com
The craziest rock-climbing event in the world happens annually in the Ozarks of Arkansas, in a u-shaped canyon with enough routes for 24 straight hours of nonstop ascents. They call it Horseshoe Hell.
BUT ALSO STILL TED CRUZ
Why The Internet Thinks This Sports Car Mogul Might Have Been The Zodiac Killer
jalopnik.com
Kjell Qvale brought many European sports car brands over to the States. He also might have been the Zodiac Killer.
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If You Have A WordPress Website, You Should Read This
wpengine.com
Digital readers have thimble-sized attention spans. So, if your website is running at anything less than a full sprint, kiss your traffic (and revenue) goodbye. Here are 15 tips to make sure your WordPress site is running as fast as possible.
VIEW FROM THE TOP
HEAVY REVEALS THE CROWN
Why Power Brings Out Your True Self
nautil.us
If you're a jerk when you gain power, you'll become more of one. If you're a mensch, you'll get nicer.
'BRO, I'M GOING ROGUE'
The Wall Street Informant Who Double-Crossed The FBI
bloomberg.com
Guy Gentile flipped, and flipped again.
1. NOBODY GETS TO PEE
How The NYPD Secures Times Square On New Year's Eve
popularmechanics.com
How does the world's largest police department balance the security of the spontaneous masses with the freedoms that make us who we are? The counterterrorism cops of the NYPD take us deep inside their operation.
NO WORLDS LEFT TO CONQUER
Platform Companies Are Becoming More Powerful — But What Exactly Do They Want?
nytimes.com
Google, Airbnb, Uber and Amazon have aggressively recruited professors and researchers to help understand what, exactly, they have on their hands, and how to expand, regulate and exploit it.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
'YOU GUYS AND YOUR DOORS'
Another Extremely Funny Parody Of Chevy's 'Real People' Ads
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Chevy's "real people" commercials are very annoying and seemingly part of every single commercial break these days. They're also ripe for parody, and YouTuber Zebra Corner is back with another very on-the-nose take on that Chevy hatchback reveal ad.
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The Best Travel Gear To Get Before Going On A Big Trip
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From portable routers to the most amazing socks you'll ever wear, these are the very best things you need to take with you on your next trip.
IN THE NEWS
Obamacare Repeal Vote Too Close To Call
Trump Administration Grants Permit To Keystone XL Pipeline
Senate Votes To Let ISPs Sell Your Web Browsing History To Advertisers
German Scientists Switch On The 'World's Largest Artificial Sun'
If one thing is certain in this crazy world, it's that tomorrow is the weekend.

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