Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Age Of The MP3 Is Over

A visit to the elite cancer research centers around the country to find out where we are in the war.
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HOW WILL IT WORK?
KILLING THE EMPEROR
This Is How We'll Beat Cancer
popularmechanics.com
A visit to the elite cancer research centers around the country to find out where we are in the war.
THE 9-TO-5 IN REAL TIME
Visualizing The Rhythms Of The American Workday, By Occupation
flowingdata.com
This animation below shows a simulated day for employed Americans in various occupations. Each dot represents a person moving between home and sleeping, work, and anywhere else.
THE TIME OF OGG VORBIS HAS COME
Say Goodbye To The Iconic MP3
qz.com
After nearly two decades, the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, the German research body that owns the rights to MP3, has decided to no longer renew its patents on the technology — effectively killing the format for good.
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HOW TO BE AN ADULT
The Best Way To Start Cleaning Your Place
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Look, we know you're a clean person. Here's how to make sure your abode reflects that.
SOMETHING'S MISSING HERE
JUST GO NUTS
In Search Of Chill At The NRA Annual Meeting
taskandpurpose.com
This ain't the local gun convention at the War Memorial Auditorium; this is the NRA's show. Everything here is turned up to 11, especially the politics.
1. WHY IS CHROME SO SLOW?
The Big Questions Google Needs To Answer At I/O This Week
fastcodesign.com
Last year, I/O was a product blitz: It brought us the Google Assistant, the Google Home speaker, Google's first phone, the Pixel, and an AI-driven messenger called Allo. This year, expect iteration.
ACTUAL FAKE NEWS
What's Going On With That Seth Rich Murder/Wikileaks Story?
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While stories out of the White House dominated much of the news Tuesday, Fox News and the conservative news sphere was focused on a different story: The 2016 murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich and whether Rich was Wikileaks' DNC source. Here's what's going on.
MOTIVATED IGNORANCE IS BLISS
'Motivated Ignorance' Is Ruining Our Political Discourse
vox.com
Talking with a political opponent is almost as unpleasant as getting a tooth pulled.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
WHOA
An Astonishing Illustration Of How Much Faster F1 Cars Are Than Other Race Cars
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The F1 car starts a full 40 seconds behind a Mercedes SL63 and 25 seconds behind a V8 Supercar, and still easily catches them before they finish a lap.
IN THE NEWS
Putin Says Russia Can Provide 'Record' Of Oval Office Conversation
Shocking Video Shows Turkish President's Bodyguards Attacking Protesters In DC
Chelsea Manning Released From Prison
Memo: Trump Asked Comey To Stop Michael Flynn Investigation
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17 Coffee Gadgets You'll Wish You Had Sooner
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You don't have to be a coffee snob to think these gadgets are awesome. (But if you are a coffee snob, they're gonna rock your world.)
Here's a chill thought: The weekend is one day closer than it was yesterday.

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