Friday, March 3, 2017

You're A Real Gem

Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: The Olympics are actually bad, "Half-Life 3" is never coming out and whiteboard interviews are stupid.​
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WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
There Will Never Be A 'Half-Life 3', 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: The Olympics are actually bad, "Half-Life 3" is never coming out and whiteboard interviews are stupid.​
THE EMERALD SHITTY
The Curse Of The 750-Pound Bahia Emerald
wired.com
The gigantic gem is leaving a trail of chaos behind it.
YOU'RE TERMINATED
Arnold Schwarzenegger Picks His Next Fight
mensjournal.com
How Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is nearly 70 years old, one of America's highest-profile environmental activists.
WATCHES WE DIGG | SPONSORED
Your Closet's About To Look Like An Episode Of MTV's Cribs
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Wrist Society sends you a new watch every month. No, really. For $29, they'll send you a brand new watch straight to your door (and wrist). Keep the watch and cancel anytime —just be ready for some head turners needing to know, "where'd you get that watch?"
SYSTEMS OF A DOWN
THINK OF THE DELAYS
One Year Of Air Traffic Around The World, Visualized
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There are roughly 30 million flights and 2.8 billion air passengers every year. This impressive visualization is a cool way to sort through that mass of data.
A RICKETY SERIES OF TUBES
How A Typo Took Down S3, The Backbone Of The Internet
theverge.com
Earlier this week, much of the internet ground to a halt when the servers that power them suddenly vanished. And it was all thanks to a typo.
SPACE CAN GET EVEN LONELIER
What Happens When The Universe Gets Too Big?
bldgblog.com
There will be a point, in the very far future, at which all galaxies will be so far apart that they will no longer be visible from one another.
WEEKEND TIPS
LOOKING FOR A NEW GAME?
Reviews: 'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Is A Masterpiece
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LOOKING FOR A MOVIE TO WATCH?
Reviews: 'Logan' Defies Being Super In Favor Of Being Human
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VIDEO OF THE DAY
LET US PREY
Watch An Eagle Hunt Down A Fox From A GoPro Strapped To Its Back
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An important reminder from GoPro that eagles are as savage as they are majestic.
IN THE NEWS
All The Trump News You Need To Know Today
Snap's Two Co-Founders Are Now Worth $5.3 Billion Each After IPO
Jewish Cemetary In Rochester Vandalized, Third This Week
Pence Used Personal Email For State Business - And Was Hacked
Former NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal Gets A New African Name
FROM THE DIGG STORE
Simple, Reasonably-Priced Items That Will Make Your Life Much, Much Easier
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Each week we try to offer you a few suggestions on some things you can buy that will, honestly, just make your life easier and less hectic.
That's a wrap on this e-mail and the work week (well, almost). Have a lovely weekend.

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