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The science of freezing foods | UMN Extension

February 16th, 2019 No comments
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Carbon nanotubes too weak to get a space elevator off the ground | New Scientist

February 13th, 2019 No comments
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‘Organic’ litter is not copacetic — High Country News

January 5th, 2019 No comments
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China social credit system, punishments and rewards explained – Business Insider

January 3rd, 2019 No comments
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NHS told to ditch ‘absurd’ fax machines – BBC News

December 9th, 2018 No comments
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The accidental graveyard in the “Death Zone” of Mt. Everest – Strange Remains

December 5th, 2018 No comments
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Data Driven: Explore How Cops Are Collecting and Sharing Our Travel Patterns Using Automated License Plate Readers | Electronic Frontier Foundation

November 19th, 2018 No comments
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How the Finnish survive without small talk

October 23rd, 2018 No comments

Their desire for avoidance is a predisposition so common that it’s become hard-baked into Finnish culture.

Source: How the Finnish survive without small talk

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How One Grieving Father Got Lawn Darts Banned | Mental Floss

September 17th, 2018 No comments

Lawn darts, or Jarts, were all the rage in the 1980s. With a few Jarts, a few friends, and a few beers, American backyard-barbecue-goers would lay down small plastic hoops as targets and play a game not entirely unlike horseshoes. Each player would toss the darts into the air, attempting to arc them into the opposite ring. While the darts, which had a metal spike and plastic fins on the sides for flight stability, were not especially sharp, they were weighted. They picked up enough speed to come sailing

Source: How One Grieving Father Got Lawn Darts Banned | Mental Floss

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Survival of the Richest – Future Human – Medium

September 15th, 2018 No comments
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