Saturday, June 17, 2017

You Might Not Want To Do That

The last time it was 4 degrees warmer there was no ice at either pole and sea level was hundreds of feet higher than it is today.
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THROWING A WRENCH IN THE WORKS
TIME TO MOVE INLAND
Is It So Bad If The World Gets A Little Hotter? Uh, Yeah
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The last time it was 4 degrees warmer there was no ice at either pole and sea level was hundreds of feet higher than it is today.
CRASH COURSE
How Cars — And Drivers — Survive The Brutal 24 Hours Of Le Mans
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Porsche's winning LMP1 car in 2015 went through 25,923 gear changes, 5,000 pounds of wheels and tires, and 500 gallons of fuel. The number of things that can go wrong is staggering to comprehend.
YUCK
WATCH: Smoking Demonstration Illustrates The Damage Of A Single Cigarette
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Look, we're not your mom. If you want to go ahead and puff on a cigarette, that's your discretion, but this video certainly might make you think twice.
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There's An Even Newer, Better Way To Buy Mattresses
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There's a secret mattress retailers have been keeping from you for years, so here it is: Most stores charge you 6-12x their manufacturing costs. Cue Lull - the transparent mattress company that offers free shipping with a 100-night trial in your home. If you don't love it, they'll come pick up the mattress and give you a full refund.
WEEK IN REVIEW
THE WHITE CLIFFS OF 'ROVER'
The Week's Coolest Space Photos
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The Lives Of Circus Performers, And More Of The Best Photography Of The Week
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THE BEST RECIPES OF THE WEEK
Korean Fried Chicken, And Other Recipes To Cook This Weekend
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THE BEST LONG READS OF THE WEEK
How The US Triggered A Massacre In Mexico, And Other Great Reads
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This week's best long reads include the secret history of the iPhone, a profile of the man who says he invented email and a tribute to Pulse Nightclub.
DOES THIS REALLY WORK?
BLUE IS THE MOST DOMINANT COLOR
Life In Four Colors
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Somehow CGA graphics, the IBM PC's first take on color, haven't completely faded into history. But those four colors inspire a whole lot of nostalgia.
THE PLATINUM PATIENTS
Five Percent Of Americans Account For 50 Percent Of US Medical Bills
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Truth is, there is no single group of sick people to blame for the United State's high health care bills. In fact, the sickest five percent of Americans are drawn from all Americans — the young, the old, the chronically ill, and the temporarily injured alike.
IT AIN'T EASY BEING PRESTIGE
It Was Inevitable, Really: Netflix Is Turning Into HBO
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Netflix's latest decisions look a lot like many other networks'. This is no longer the company that brought back "Arrested Development"  and "Wet Hot American Summer" just to make people happy; it's the company pursuing its biggest rival.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
HOLY SHIT
Fearless Homeowner Runs Off Armed Robbers With A Machete, Steals Their Shotgun
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When home invaders came to Leandro Mojena-Peralta's house, they probably weren't expecting Mojena-Peralta to be a terrifying badass.
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Our 9 Favorite Swim Shorts For Summer '17
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Come on in, the water feels great.
There's no time like the present for more sleep.

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