Saturday, April 29, 2017

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Kids are driving Pinellas County, Florida's car-theft epidemic. It's a dangerous — sometimes deadly — game.
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TAKING A WRONG TURN
GTA IRL
The Teen Car Thieves Of Pinellas County
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Kids are driving Pinellas County, Florida's car-theft epidemic. It's a dangerous — sometimes deadly — game.
ARE YOU SURE YOU AREN'T SICK?
How Goop Profits From Endless Illness
jezebel.com
According to Goop, there are many underreported epidemics sweeping the nation, and you should probably get treated for all of them.
AN UNDERGROUND MOONSHOT
WATCH: Elon Musk Unveils His Vision For His Tunnel-Boring Company And, Uhhh, This Will Never Work?
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Look. Far be it from us to dismiss Musk out of hand, but given how long it takes to drill a dang tunnel, the massive underground superhighway he envisions seems out of reach. But hey, we're happy to be proved wrong, Elon.
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Hot Tip: Don't Tackle A Home Project Without Checking Here First
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IN REVIEW
CHECK OUT THESE POST-CORONAL LOOPS
The Best Space Images From April
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Take a break to take "a glimpse of what our Milky Way galaxy would look like to an outside observer."
THE BEST LONG READS OF THE WEEK
Facebook's Worst Bug, And Other Great Stories
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Facebook's "filter bubble" problem, what gun violence looks like, and a microcosm of America's broken public education system.
YOU'LL NEVER BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED NEXT
Why You're Seeing 'Why I Left Buzzfeed' Videos Everywhere
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If you've skimmed YouTube lately, it's more than likely you've stumbled across a video or two entitled "Why I Left BuzzFeed" and wondered "Why is this a thing?" Let us explain.
NOW THE FUN BEGINS
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
What It's Like To Be The NFL Draft's Last Pick
gq.com
A weird, wild weekend. An insulting trophy. Torture from teammates. Here's what it's like from six players who lived it.
'AMUSING OURSELVES TO DEATH'
Are We Having Too Much Fun?
theatlantic.com
In 1985, Neil Postman observed an America imprisoned by its own need for amusement. He was, it turns out, extremely prescient.
A SMALL CITY GETS BIGGER
Welcome To Weimar
nytimes.com
The storied city of Weimar, Germany (population 65,000), absorbed 900 refugees in a year. New York Times journalists spent months on the ground examining integration from all sides.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
HE WILL NEVER ESCAPE 'BANANA STAND' JOKES
Jeffrey Tambor Lets His Young Children Interview Him, And It Quickly Descends Into Chaos
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Proof that no matter how accomplished or acclaimed someone might be, his children won't give a hoot. He's just "daddy."
Even the last pick in the draft can appreciate that its Saturday. Enjoy your weekend.

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