Friday, April 28, 2017

We Won't Drink To That

Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: The dangers of a craft cocktail, the extreme fortune of fried meat on a stick and the forgotten money of America.
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WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
There Are Cocktails That Can Kill, 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 dangers of a craft cocktail, the extreme fortune of fried meat on a stick and the forgotten money of America.
NERVES OF STEEL
The Woman Who Took Bill O'Reilly Down
marieclaire.com
He was the most popular figure on the country's highest-rated television network. But he was no match for New York Times reporter Emily Steel.
DESTRUCTION
WATCH: Footage Shows The Aftermath Of The MOAB Strike On The Ground
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Video shot by Afghan police from the site of an ISIS camp where the US dropped the "Mother of all bombs" — its largest non-nuclear weapon — two weeks ago shows the extent of the damage caused by the blast.
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A Modern Take On The Gentleman's Watch
mccabewatches.com
Named after George Washington's famed watchmaker, James McCabe watches echo a classic British design and mannerism. They're hand-assembled in England and crafted out of solid stainless steel, sapphire-coated hardened mineral, and powered by a Japanese Automatic self-winding movement.
THE SPICE OF LIFE
THEY'VE GOT BEEF
The Insane Feud Between A Vegan Strip Club And The Steak House Next Door
broadly.vice.com
Protests have ensued, and a wall has been erected between the two businesses in Portland, Oregon.
JUST SODIUM STORIES
Salt Life
cooksscience.com
Uncovering the hidden complexities of the rock we can't live without.
CHASING WINDFALLS
The Search For $130 Million Hidden On An Island In The Indian Ocean
bbc.com
According to legend, pirate treasure reportedly worth $130 million is buried on the island of Mahé. This is the true story of two men's life-long search.
GOTTA HAVE THAT JAVA BABY!
The Scientists Fighting To Save Us From A World Without Coffee
bloomberg.com
Climate change is threatening your morning caffeine fix.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
WELL PLAYED, AD MEN
ICYMI: Heineken Made The Ad That Pepsi Should Have, And It's Really Great
digg.com
We know this is an ad, but Heineken's approach to how we should overcome our differences is so much better and more powerful than Pepsi's that it's worthy of note.
IN THE NEWS
Trump Thought Presidency Would Be 'Easier' Than His Old Life, And Other Trump News From Today
Trump Warns Of 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea
Delta Kicks Man Off Flight For Using Bathroom Before Takeoff
Alex Jones Suffers Defeat In Custody Hearing
Facebook And Google Duped By $100M Payment Scam
DIGG PICKS
The Five Best Pieces Of Clothing For Traveling Light
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If you want to travel light, you have to pack right.
It's Friday, which means tonight is for drinking (non-lethal) cocktails.

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