Saturday, April 8, 2017

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The Relentless Consumerism Of 'Unboxing Videos'
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The Relentless Consumerism Of 'Unboxing Videos'
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Why do we like to watch people buy and unwrap things?
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The Art World's Former Golden Boy Has A New Show. Is It Staggering Genius Or Lucrative Nothingness?
nytimes.com
It's a giant financial gamble for art's king of controversy, who is trying for a comeback.
SELLING SNAKE OIL
Alex Jones Is Making Up Medical Conspiracies To Help Him Sell Snake Oil
vox.com
There's a "fungus epidemic." And Infowars' Jones has just the supplements to stop it.
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THE WEEK'S BEST LONG READS
ORANGE SCARE
This Is How The Next World War Starts
highline.huffingtonpost.com
Even as Trump cozies up to Putin, the US and Russian militaries are on the brink of a crisis.
ONE STEP AT A TIME
The High Price Of Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Life
nytimes.com
Young adults who decide to abandon their cloistered Jewish communities have only one another — and a single organization — to help them navigate the alternate reality of modern-day New York.
*NOT JAKE GYLLENHAAL
The Dirtbag Left's Man In Syria
nymag.com
Brace Belden became a radical icon when he went to take up arms against terrorists, build a socialist utopia and tweet jokes about the revolution.
STRANGER THAN FICTION
Death Of A Dystopian
newyorker.com
Alt-right conspiracy theorists think that the government killed the aspiring Libertarian filmmaker David Crowley. The truth is far stranger.
EMBODY THE BURN
Among The Zealots
menshealth.com
I embedded with CrossFit's most hardcore devotees to find out what makes them tick.
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Ten Car Gadgets To Get Before Going On A Road Trip
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Warm weather means road trips. It's science. And this roundup has every car gadget you need for said road trip, from emergency tools to slick navigation displays.
WEEKEND VIDEOS
IS THAT SMOKE COMING OFF HIS DECK?
Skateboarder Picks Up Insane Speed Bombing The Steep Hills Of San Francisco
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Bask in all the gnarly glory of Sean Greene as he shoots down absurd inclines as fast as he can.
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The Art Of Slamming Paper Against Metal
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Up until the dawn of the computer, if you wanted to get something printed, it pretty much had to be done by hand. And while it wasn't always easy, it was an art.
Okay, weekend warrior, go do something fun... like stare at more internet content.

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