Friday, April 14, 2017

Nobody Needs That Much WiFi

Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: bad burgers, a $500 router and science can't figure out The Dress.
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WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
No One Needs A $500 Router, 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: bad burgers, a $500 router and science can't figure out The Dress.
WHO?
The Curious Story Of Magic Girl, The Would-Be Greatest Pinball Machine Of All Time
popsci.com
You've never seen a game like Magic Girl before — and you probably never will.
YOU'RE GONNA NEED A BIGGER BATTERY
Elon Musk's Idea For A Tesla Electric Truck Actually Makes Sense
wired.com
It turns out Musk's got a team working on a battery-powered truck he will reveal in September — and it actually makes more sense than you'd expect.
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This Suit Deal Seems Too Good To Be True But Really It's Just That Good
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INDOCHINO is doing a little spring cleaning, and we're all reaping the rewards. Get 50% off their made-to-measure suits when you use the code EASTER17 at checkout. Sale ends Sunday, so hop to it.
ALL IN VEIN
HORSESHOES AND HEALTH AIDS
The Blood Of The Crab
popularmechanics.com
Horseshoe crab blood is an irreplaceable medical marvel — and so biomedical companies are bleeding 500,000 every year.
PREMIUM CONTENT
How Alaska Fixed Obamacare
vox.com
Last year, Alaska's Obamacare marketplaces seemed on the verge of implosion. So the state tried something new and different — and it worked.
THE BOWL CUT WINS
Sin City Or Bust
espn.com
How Oakland Raiders owner Mark — with a little luck, his own brand of genius and an assist from Jerry Jones — outflanked power brokers to put the Raiders in Las Vegas.
HITTING THE MOTHERLODE
IT'S BIG, BUT NOT NUCLEAR BIG
What To Know About MOAB, The US' Most Powerful Non-Nuclear Bomb That It Just Used For The First Time
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On Thursday, the US military dropped a Massive Ordnance Air Burst (MOAB) bomb (aka, the "Mother Of All Bombs") on an ISIS base in Afghanistan. It's the first time the massive weapon has been used on the battlefield.
36 REPORTEDLY KILLED
WATCH: Here's The Pentagon's Footage Of The MOAB Being Dropped In Afghanistan
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VIDEO OF THE DAY
HE TRULY IS AN ALL STAR
This Kid's Senior Pranks Puts All Other Senior Pranks To Shame
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He convinced his school principal and assistant principals to participate in a "stress test" and, well, the results are nothing if not glorious.
IN THE NEWS
Trump Is Ready To Strike North Korea, And Other Trump News From Today
North Korea Accuses Trump Of 'Causing Trouble' Amid Nuclear Test Crisis
Nintendo Abruptly Discontinues The NES Classic
NASA Says That One Of Saturn's Moons Has Everything It Needs To Support Life
DIGG PICKS
Our Six Favorite Watches Right Now (That Aren't Obnoxiously Expensive)
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Consider this your wrist's guide to ballin' out on a budget.
Here's to a relaxing and prank-free weekend.

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