Friday, May 26, 2017

Here's The Beef

​Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: America's tastiest burger, why avocado toast costs so much and the battery company that's crushing Apple.
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WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
The Best Burger In America Is In Portland, 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: America's tastiest burger, why avocado toast costs so much and the battery company that's crushing Apple.
Q W E R T Y? CUZ THEY GOT TO
The Wonderful World Of Keyboard Fanatics
gizmodo.com
Many of them have spent thousands of dollars on their board collections, with custom switches and keycaps.
SUPREME LEADERS
The Botmakers Who Rule The Obsessive World Of Streetwear
wired.com
It's so hard to buy new releases from brands like Supreme that people like Matt and Chris build bots that complete orders in mere seconds — and charge desperate streetwear devotees to use them.
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Arcadia Power Releases Free Clean Energy Plan Across All Major Utilities
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Arcadia Power lets you access clean energy for your home, no matter where you live. They will provide you a better energy experience and it is completely free. For those interested in supporting renewable energy this is a no-brainer.
HINDSIGHT IS 20/20
EYEING THE STORM
Stunning New Photo Shows 600-Mile-Wide Cyclones At Jupiter's South Pole
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​A new image released by NASA shows Jupiter's south pole covered in swirling clouds and cyclones. The image was captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft.
OUCH
I Threw Away $4.8 Million In Bitcoin
gizmodo.com.au
"I threw out a hard drive with 1400 Bitcoins on it. This is probably one of the stupidest things, in hindsight, that I've ever done. And I've done a lot of stupid things a lot of times."
AT A LOW POINT
STILL HURTING
Flint Isn't Ready To Trust Anyone Yet
buzzfeed.com
The years-long water safety crisis in Flint, Michigan, isn't just a cautionary tale; to many, it's a canary in a coal mine.
WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT
Bound. Tortured. Killed.
projects.thestar.com
Iraqi photojournalist Ali Arkady was embedded with who he thought were the good guys — an elite unit of Iraqi soldiers battling Daesh in the name of a united Iraq, strong and free once and for all. But as the battle for Mosul intensified, the Iraqis lost the plot, descending into torture and murder of civilians.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE ROAD SIGN
Pedestrian Yells At Driver For No Reason, Gets Distracted, Walks Directly Into Pole
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As far as we can tell, the driver didn't do anything wrong here, so this is a good reminder to keep a cool head whether you're a driver or a pedestrian.
IN THE NEWS
Republican Greg Gianforte Wins Montana Special House Election, Despite Allegedly Assaulting Reporter
Trump Calls Gianforte's Victory 'A Great Win,' And Other Trump News From Today
People's Names Are Being Stolen To Flood The FCC With Anti-Net Neutrality Comments
Jared Kushner Under Scrutiny In Russia Probe
Did The Turkish President's Security Detail Attack Protesters In Washington? What The Video Shows
DIGG PICKS
Our 9 Favorite Swim Shorts For Summer '17
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Come on in, the water feels great.
Tips for the long weekend: Sleep in, eat well, don't walk into street signs.

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