Saturday, May 6, 2017

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At least, not the kind Hollywood is grooming him to be.
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Morning · Sat, May 06
STAR DESTROYER
HE'S STAR-LORD, MAN
Chris Pratt Is Not A Movie Star
theringer.com
At least, not the kind Hollywood is grooming him to be.
FAST AND DANGEROUS
The Extreme Damage A Tiny Rock Can Cause In Space
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​Space travel means high speeds — even the International Space Station is whipping around the earth at 7.67 kilometers per second. Which means even a tiny bit of debris can cause a lot of damage.
THE FAST CHRONICLES OF XXX
The Four Types Of Vin Diesel Movies
fivethirtyeight.com
Vin Diesel is an iconoclast and one of the most compelling filmmakers working in Hollywood today. He has deftly navigated the tumultuous movie industry time and again, bending it to his creative wi…
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IN REVIEW
'STAR WARS' IN THE STREETS
The Best Photography Of The Week
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​​Every week, our friends at Viewfind are curating the best new photography and photojournalism on the web, so you can spend your weekend kicking back and enjoying some beautiful pictures. This week: "Star Wars" in unexpected places, dancing clowns, and more.
The Next Global Crisis, And More Of The Best Long Reads Of The Week
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Your weekend reading, in one place.
FIND YOUR TYPE
With This Interactive Font Map, You Have No Excuse For Defaulting To Helvetica On Everything
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An interactive typography map will make it much easier for all of us to find the elusive font we've been searching for.
SYSTEM FAILURE
ABSOLUTELY HEARTBREAKING
Hunted For Body Parts
nytimes.com
In parts of southern Africa, people with albinism are killed or sold by traffickers due to the belief that albinos' body parts are good-luck charms.
X MARKS THE ROBOT
Where Automation Poses The Biggest Threat To American Jobs
citylab.com
Much of the focus regarding automation has been on the Rust Belt, but the worst effects won't actually be felt there.
'I DIDN'T TRUST MYSELF ANYMORE'
The Admission
longreads.com
Stacy Torres recalls the mixture of frustration and relief that came with checking herself into a New York City psych ward at the age of 20.
SECOND LIFE
My Son Died In 1994 But His Heart Only Stopped Beating This Year
bbc.com
Nicholas Green's death was a tragedy for his parents, but their decision to donate his organs caused organ donation rates in Italy to triple in a decade.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
BEND BUT DON'T BREAK
And *That's* Why You Have A Guardrail
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Here's a good reminder of how a guardrail can save your life, courtesy of this rally car driven by Tomasz Kasperczyk and Damian Syty in the Rally Islas Canarias.
DIGG PICKS
5 Tech Gadgets Your Mother Will Actually Use
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As of today, you have just 10 days to get your mother — the woman who birthed you, the woman who raised you — a present that doesn't suck.
May the sixth... day of May be a good day.

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