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The Local News Celebrity Who Rigged The State Lottery
Sun, 13 Oct 2019 15:14:00 GMT
In 1980, a church leader and trusted newsman exploited flaws in the Pennsylvania state lottery — and nearly got away with it.
Here’s A Sloth Very Slowly Crossing The Road In Costa Rica
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:06:35 GMT
The sloth is not known for its speed — as this video so wonderfully illustrates.
With Poland’s LGBTQ+ Community Under Attack, Its Club Scene Is Resisting
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:02:18 GMT
With homophobia on the rise in the build-up to national elections, we meet the music community voicing solidarity and creating safe spaces.
This Sustainable Hoodie Is Actually Made With Recycled Coffee Grounds
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:00:39 GMT
Not only does this hoodie look cool, but the eco-conscious use of recycled plastic bottles and coffee means that your purchase comes with peace of mind.
How Hard Is It To Feed A Family Of Four These Days?
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:12:32 GMT
It’s hard for a lot of people to put food on the table for a family of four. Unfortunately, it’s probably going to get worse.
Why Facebook’s AI Expert Isn’t Scared Of Killer Robots
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 01:33:32 GMT
Yann LeCun, Facebook’s AI guru, lays out the logic behind why he doesn't think intelligent machines are destined to kill us all.
Prankster Leaves Sculptures Of Wolves Mauling A Tourist In New York City Parks
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:16:15 GMT
A series of identical monuments depicting a tourist being mauled by a pack of wolves have surreptitiously been installed in different New York City parks. Normal.
Would You Stand Up To An Oppressive Regime Or Would You Conform?
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:34:08 GMT
We all like to think of ourselves as would-be heroes. But according to science, the vast majority of us wouldn't be prepared to rebel against totalitarian rulers.
Back From The Dead: Some Corals Regrow After Fatal Warming
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 18:55:54 GMT
For the first time ever, scientists have found corals that were thought to have been killed by heat stress have recovered, a glimmer of hope for the world's climate change-threatened reefs.
Sesame Street Introduces A New Muppet Whose Mother Battles Opioid Addiction
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:55:45 GMT
"Nothing else out there addresses substance abuse for young kids from their perspective."
Get 1TB Of Ultra-Secure Cloud Backup For Life For Just $40
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:35:07 GMT
Running out of storage? Avoid data loss with an ultra-secure backup solution. Right now, Polar Backup will give you 1TB of cloud backup for life with smooth data transfer for only $39.99. That's 89% off.
The Literal Gaslighting That Helps America Avoid Acting On The Climate Crisis
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:11:53 GMT
The U.S. has reduced its emission of carbon dioxide by, in part, replacing coal with natural gas, a product of fracking, during which methane, another greenhouse gas, leaks out at every stage.
Mathematicians Are Back-Peddling From The Equal Sign With Category Theory
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:30:22 GMT
The equal sign is the bedrock of mathematics. But there is a growing community of mathematicians who regard it as math's original error: "It should have been equivalence all along."
What’s Next For #MeToo On College Campuses? One School Has An Idea
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:32:47 GMT
The College of New Jersey is fighting sexual assault with an approach called restorative justice. The focus is not punishment, but healing.
Lorde Is Not Going To Jail, But Please Enjoy The #FreeLorde Memes
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:02:13 GMT
Fans fear (erroneously) for the musician after the announcement of New Zealand’s newly proposed policy on high school dropouts.
Why Teddy Bears Are Invading Paris
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:05:30 GMT
They came quietly. Massive teddy bears, popping up along Paris’ boulevard des Gobelins to cozy up in a bookshop, or relax en terrasse. Week after week, they seemed to multiply as if by magic, inciting joy and mystery in the otherwise humdrum 13th arrondissement.
An Oral History Of Hard-Shell Tacos
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:55:40 GMT
Taco Bell didn’t invent them, but they sure did exploit the hell out of them
Razors Don't Have To Suck
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:21:48 GMT
If you're tired of dealing with junky razors, invest in this shaving kit from Harry's. The best part? This set comes with a bonus gift card that can be redeemed for four additional blades.
30 Best Eat-the-Rich Horror Movies
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:19:51 GMT
There's a grand cinematic tradition of horror movies with bleak views on the rich. Here are some of the best examples, including "Us," "Ready or Not," "Velvet Buzzsaw," and more.
Fox Discovers A Trampoline In Guy’s Back Yard, Proceeds To Have The Time Of Its Life
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 15:48:01 GMT
A fox in Sweden drops in on an unusual contraption that suddenly brings much joy to its life.