Friday, June 9, 2017

T.G.I.A Day Without Congressional Hearings

Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: The unspoken cruelty of HGTV, a climber who will give you sweaty palms and why you should never play guitar on a date.
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WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
HGTV Has A Secret, 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: The unspoken cruelty of HGTV, a climber who will give you sweaty palms and why you should never play guitar on a date.
AN ALIEN SHIP LANDED IN CUPERTINO
If You Care About Cities, Apple's New Campus Sucks
wired.com
The architecture and design of the years-in-the-making Apple Park are brilliant. How it fits into the world around it? Not so much.
ICE, ICE, AWAKENING
The Ice Guru Comes In Brooklyn
theatlantic.com
"Depression, fear, pain, anxiety — you name it," Wim Hof's voice boomed through the speakers. "We are able to get into any cell and change the chemistry. We are able to get into the DNA."
DIGG PICKS
13 Useful Gifts Your Dad Wants To Get For Father's Day
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Your dad called, and he asked for you to get him something from this list. Also to call your mother.
WE HAVE NO MORE COMEY PUNS
'THOSE WERE LIES, PLAIN AND SIMPLE'
How Major Newspapers Covered The Comey Hearing This Morning
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On Thursday, former FBI director James Comey testified before the Senate in one of the most closely-watched congressional hearings in decades. Here's how major publications covered it.
SO... WHAT HAPPENS NOW?
The Best Analysis Of What James Comey's Testimony Will Really Mean
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Comey's testimony and his written statement were full of salacious revelations, but what will it all really mean at the end of the day?
· ICYMI: All the highlights from the testimony
WE BUILT THIS SHITTY
WE WANT TO DIE
The Most Influential Tweets In Twitter History
mic.com
Some of these are funny, some are thought-provoking and some are flat-out stupid. We could spend months arguing which are which.
INNOVATION SUPERHIGHWAY
The Internet Is Where We Share — And Steal — The Best Ideas
nytimes.com
The schism between those driving cultural conversations online and those profiting from them has us questioning ownership in the digital age.
FROM MEME TO GRAVE
What Happens To The Internet's Most Useless Websites After Their Viral Fame?
theverge.com
Through the web's connected presence, they make the rounds. People move on to other distractions.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
PERMABANNED FROM ALL MIDDLE SCHOOLS
Man Takes Fidget Spinner Craze To Its Illogical Conclusion, Builds A 99,000 RPM Spinner Bazooka
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And then he sets the whole goddamn thing on fire using starter fluid.
IN THE NEWS
Conservatives To Form Coalition With Northern Ireland Party After Losing Majority In Shock General Election Result
Qatar 'Not Ready To Surrender' In Gulf Rift
Comey Reportedly Told Senators About Potential Third Meeting Between Sessions And Russians During Closed Hearing
After Day Of Silence, Trump Declares 'Total Vindication' On Twitter
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Everyone take a deep breath: There are no congressional hearings on weekends.

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