Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Satanic Dog Panic

Finding a new place to live is never easy. For an academic who, like me, studies urban transformations such as gentrification, the baggage that comes with the decision could fill a moving truck.
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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
'I'VE BECOME ONE OF 'THEM'.'
How The Unwilling Gentrifier Buys A Home
nextcity.org
Finding a new place to live is never easy. For an academic who, like me, studies urban transformations such as gentrification, the baggage that comes with the decision could fill a moving truck.
GOING THE WRONG WAY
Where Life Expectancy Is Dipping Across America
citylab.com
In 13 counties across the U.S., Americans can now expect to die younger than their parents did. And the eight counties with the largest declines in life expectancy since 1980 are all in the state of Kentucky.
NOBODY'S HOME
Is Your City Being Sold Off To Global Elites?
motherjones.com
Vancouver's evolving role as a giant safety deposit box for China's elite has been profoundly destabilizing. Thanks in part to foreign capital, home prices here have more than doubled since 2006.
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Here Are A Bunch Of Facts You Did Not Want To Know About Bugs
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Mutant bees, bird-eating spiders, and the one pest you really need to watch out for. It's a bug's world, and we're just living it.
ANIMAL MAGNETISM
NATURE: STILL TERRIFYING
Mountain Biker Narrowly Avoids Charging Bear
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In terms of things you don't want to come across in the wild, a pissed off brown bear ranks pretty high on the list. Luckily the biker was moving fast enough to get by the bear.
WHO NAMES THEIR DOG 'SATAN'?
NYC's Dog Name Database Will Keep You Occupied For A Long, Long Time
digg.com
Every registered dog name in New York. Even the weird ones — no, *especially* the weird ones.
NOT LIKE THE OLD DAYS
OUT OF THE WOODS
Death By Fire
longreads.com
Forty years after his time with the U.S. Forest Service, a writer reflects on his years fighting fires out West, especially how fire shapes both forests and people.
THE 'L' IN TTYL IS NOW
I Used AIM For The Last Month To See If It's Still Good
motherboard.vice.com
If I remember correctly, AOL Instant Messenger didn't really do anything to deserve the mass exodus it experienced circa 2010, it just kind of got disrupted by Gchat as Google took over the internet.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
A DIGG ORIGINAL
Chess, According To A Four-Year-Old And A Six-Year-Old
digg.com
Many people assume that chess is a game just for intellectuals, or much too difficult for them to learn themselves, but hey if a 4-year-old can learn, why can't you?
IN THE NEWS
Just The Important Stuff From Sally Yates' Senate Testimony Yesterday
San Francisco Gets Record-Setting $100M Donation To End Homelessness
A New Addition To The Human Family Tree Is Surprisingly Young
Cop Fired After Acting Out Scene From 'Training Day'
DIGG PICKS
The Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Guide
digg.com
An alarm clock that doesn't suck, the most beloved slow cooker ever, and six other gifts mom'll love. (That also have two-day shipping.)
Getting through Tuesday may be a real bear, but at least it's not an actual, literal bear trying to maul you.

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