Friday, June 16, 2017

Circle, Circle, Dot, Dot, We Know Where You're From

Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: There's an incredible amount of cage-free eggs, revealing the secrets of the big blue highway signs​ and what circles say about you.
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IT'S WHAT'S INSIDE THAT COUNTS
WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
Drawing A Circle Reveals Who You Are, 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: There's an incredible amount of cage-free eggs, revealing the secrets of the big blue highway signs​ and what circles say about you.
DN-YAY?
What If (Almost) Every Gene Affects (Almost) Everything?
theatlantic.com
Three Stanford scientists have proposed a provocative new way of thinking about genetic variants, and how they affect people's bodies and health.
BIENVENIDO A MOLAR CITY
The Mexican Town Giving Americans Affordable Dental Care
buzzfeed.com
"We're helping the United States take care of the people they are not able to."
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YOUNG, WILD AND FREE
GROWING PAINS
The Awkwardness Of Becoming A Teen, Laid Bare
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In 2012, photographer Betsy Schneider documented 250 13-year-olds across America, capturing what it means to be on the cusp of adulthood. Now that the teens are about to graduate, those snapshots of transition are finally coming to light.
VOLUME ONE: 'RAKKA'
Watch 'District Nine' Director Neill Blomkamp's Incredible Sci-Fi Short Starring Sigourney Weaver
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Blomkamp recently started his own production studio to create original shorts with hopes to develop a pipeline for them to become feature length films. The first, "Rakka," is pretty great.
WHAT 'MISCONDUCT' REALLY MEANS
This Is How Sex Is Orchestrated On Reality Shows Like 'Bachelor In Paradise'
vulture.com
A reality-TV producer explains.
ANOTHER WORLD
The Mammoth Tusk Hunters Of Siberia, In Photos
digg.com
Every summer, brave souls venture into the thawing Siberian wilderness in search of a big, valuable prize: a preserved mammoth tusk. Photographer Amos Chapple joined an expedition and documented the dirty, difficult work. His pictures are otherworldly.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
BECAUSE WHY NOT?
Bloke Builds Multi-Level Subterranean Beach Hut
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Most people build drippy sand castles or catch some Zs when they go to the beach but, no, not Colin Furze who always has to create something of epic proportions wherever he goes.
IN THE NEWS
Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods In A Deal Valued At $13.7 Billion
Facebook Exposed Identities Of Moderators To Suspected Terrorists
Homeowners Capture Georgia Fugitives
Elon Musk Just Released His Detailed Plans On How To Get To Mars — Here Are The Highlights
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We hope your weekend is free of teen angst and full of grown-up joy.

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