Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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My Family's Slave: She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was.
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My Family's Slave
theatlantic.com
She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was.
COMING TO OUR SENSES
How HIV Became A Matter Of International Security
digg.com
Intelligence agencies had been predicting the destabilizing effects of AIDS since the 1980s, yet the world didn't present a cohesive response until 2000.
THAT WAS IT
The Last Moment Of The Last Great Rock Band
vulture.com
The inside story of how the Strokes — and the early-aughts New York rock boom — went bust.
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If Indiana Jones And Don Draper Curated A Box, It Would Probably Look Like This
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NOT SKIPPING A BEAT
THE FANCIEST DONUT
Inside Apple's Insanely Great (Or Just Insane) New Mothership
wired.com
Among other details: The stone for the exterior of fitness center at the new Apple campus was sourced from a quarry in Kansas and then distressed, like a pair of jeans, to make it look like the stone at Steve Jobs' favorite hotel in Yosemite.
'COMING UP NEXT... ON SPORTSCENTER'
The Voice Of 'SportsCenter'
deadspin.com
ESPN's SportsCenter has changed immensely over the last 18 years — sets, anchors, topics — but there has been one constant. It is hard to imagine an episode of SportsCenter without that deep, gravelly voice.
DON'T BELIEVE ME? JUST WATCH
WATCH: This Little Girl Already Knows That Waiting For The Beat To Drop Makes You Dance Better
digg.com
Thank you for making this beautiful moment possible, Bruno Mars.
AROUND THE WORLD IN 6 WORDS
Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive?
pudding.cool
It seems like pop songs have been getting progressively more and more repetitive over the decades, but does the data bear that out?
WHAT TO LISTEN TO THIS WEEK
The Nightmare Scenario For Inequality, And More Fresh New Podcasts For Your Commute
digg.com
​There are so many good podcasts out there that it can be tough to actually decide what to listen to. To fix that, we're partnering with the podcast-obsessives at RadioPublic to bring you a fresh crop of excellent podcast episodes every week.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
EVERYONE GETS A BITE!
Guy Tosses A Tuna To A Group Of Predatory Giant Trevally Fish And, Uh, Holy Crap
digg.com
As far as we can tell, giant trevally don't mess with humans, which is a good thing because this feeding frenzy is a sight to behold.
IN THE NEWS
Trump Defends Sharing Info With Russians In Morning Tweets, And Other Trump News From Today
Cybersecurity Experts Think Ransomware Attack Was Tied To North Korea
Sally Yates Says Russians Had 'Real Leverage' Over Michael Flynn
DIGG GIVEAWAYS
Win A PlayStation 4 With PlayStation VR And Step Into The Future Of Gaming
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The PlayStation 4 is today's cutting edge of video game consoles, and virtual reality is tomorrow's. So why not make things simple and get both with one fell swoop?
Here's some non-classified intel: It's only Tuesday, which is sad.

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