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Daily Digest 4/23 - Life On The Oil Frontier, Fiscal Picture Is Worse Than It Looks

Monday, April 23, 2018, 10:27 AM
  • The fiscal picture is worse than it looks—and it looks bad
  • Macron to put 'Trump whisperer' skills to test on state visit
  • Big Brother Meets Black Mirror in the Middle Kingdom
  • The Secret Life Of The City Banana
  • Life On The Oil Frontier
  • Saudi Arabia’s $100 Oil Dilemma
  • An invisible boundary that divides the US in half has started to shift — and it may be an ominous sign for the future
  • Five myths about recycling
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Daily Digest 4/22 - Palantir Knows Everything About You, Ticks Rising

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 10:56 AM
  • Palantir Knows Everything About You
  • Watch: Pink Floyd Frontman Stops Concert To Explain False Flag Chemical Attack In Syria
  • War With Russia: Five reasons it may be a foregone conclusion
  • A Startup Media Site Says AI Can Take Bias Out of News
  • Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos
  • Ticks rising
  • Great Barrier Reef: 30% of coral died in 'catastrophic' 2016 heatwave
  • Americans waste 150,000 tons of food each day – equal to a pound per person
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Daily Digest 4/20 - Good News Friday: Victories Since The First Earth Day, De-Nuclearizing North Korea

Friday, April 20, 2018, 4:03 PM
  • Philly's House of Correction, a 'dungeon,' to close by 2020
  • Opioid Prescriptions Dropped In Every State Last Year
  • FDA committee recommends cannabis-based drug
  • Bernie Sanders Backs Bill To Punish States With Harsh Marijuana Laws
  • Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point
  • New York Gov. Cuomo gives parolees the right to vote in his state
  • Flat-pack heaven? Robots master task of assembling Ikea chair 
  • 48 Environmental Victories Since the First Earth Day
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Daily Digest 4/19 - The Civil War Is At Home, Don’t Wait Too Long to Leave the Party

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 11:00 AM
  • Sweden’s violent reality is undoing a peaceful self-image
  • Don’t Wait Too Long to Leave the Party
  • What It's Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet
  • Nobody ‘stealing’ your jobs, you spend too much on wars, Alibaba founder tells US
  • Our Strange Attraction to Self-Destructive Behaviors, Choices and Incentives
  • The Civil War Is At Home
  • “Take a Pill” Consequences
  • The Strike: Chemicals, Cancer, and the Fight for Health Care
  • Iraqis’ Diet Fifteen Years After the Invasion. Travelling Through Baghdad
  • War between Iran & Saudi Arabia could send oil to $300 per barrel & impoverish the world
  • $100 Oil Is Back On The Table
  • Americans waste 150,000 tons of food per day: study
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Daily Digest 4/18 - Healthcare Costs Out Of Control, How To Save Your Privacy

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 9:38 AM
  • Venezuelan farms have begun feeding their workers — so they don't faint from hunger
  • A family was billed $937 for a baby's ointment—and that's more than most Americans can afford
  • State budget reserve could run out after two more years of funding government (Alaska)
  • S&P lowers CT’s bond rating citing hefty debt
  • Russia dumps US debt, reducing holdings to lowest level in a year
  • IMF Spots Trouble Ahead for the Global Economy After 2020
  • UK PM’s husband’s Capital Group is largest shareholder in BAE, shares soar since Syrian airstrikes
  • How to save your privacy from the Internet’s clutches
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Daily Digest 4/17 - Doctors Battle Drug-Resistant Typhoid Outbreak, The End Of Reality

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 9:42 AM
  • Morgan Stanley Warns Markets the Best Times May Be Near an End
  • The End Of Reality
  • Google works out a fascinating, slightly scary way for AI to isolate voices in a crowd
  • Two American Power Centers Are About to Clash
  • ‘We’re Out of Options’: Doctors Battle Drug-Resistant Typhoid Outbreak
  • New Sanctions On Russia Could Lift Oil Prices Further
  • I’m a Flint resident. I’m done paying for water that is not safe.
  • Only three caribou left in South Selkirks herd
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Daily Digest 4/16 -The Doomsday Maps Of The World, Miami Racing Against Time

Monday, April 16, 2018, 11:13 AM
  • Here's How Facebook Tracks You When You're Not On Facebook
  • The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans
  • Inside The Secret World Of Russia's Cold War Mapmakers
  • Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show
  • IEA: U.S.-China Trade Row Could Dampen Oil Demand Growth
  • The world faces a future of floods, famine, and extreme heat — here’s what it’ll take to bounce back
  • Miami is racing against time to keep up with sea-level rise
  • Gulf Stream current at its weakest in 1,600 years, studies show 
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Daily Digest 4/14 - WWIII Will Be Economic, The Supersized Future Of Energy Storage

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10:12 AM
  • World War III Will Be An Economic War
  • Chinese police use facial recognition tech to identify suspect from crowd of 50,000
  • How I Own My Gold
  • Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?
  • Outside Disneyland, a Reminder for Governments to Be Careful What They Wish for
  • The Supersized Future Of Energy Storage
  • Cities around the world should prepare for running out of water, experts say
  • Death by Plastic: 64 Pounds of Trash in Whale's Digestive System
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Daily Digest 4/13 - Good News Friday: Portugal Reaches 100% Renewables, Forest Bathing For Your Health

Friday, April 13, 2018, 10:41 AM
  • Bitcoin: A Stock Photo Cryptocurrency Primer
  • More than half your body is not human
  • Arizona Governor Agrees To 20 Percent Raise For Protesting Teachers
  • 1 in 5 Americans has attended a protest or rally since 2016: poll
  • Suffering From Nature Deficit Disorder? Try Forest Bathing
  • Portugal reaches 100% renewables, ends fossil fuel subsidies
  • Drop in plastic bags littering British seas linked to introduction of 5p charge
  • New Zealand bans all new offshore oil exploration as part of 'carbon-neutral future'
  • April Blooms: Spring Is on the Way
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Daily Digest 4/12 - The Bloody Grab for Gold in Venezuela, America 2.0

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 1:04 PM
  • America 2.0
  • Syria: Military Escalation? Towards a US-Russia Confrontation?
  • The Bloody Grab for Gold in Venezuela’s Most Dangerous Town
  • Escape the echo chamber
  • British Intelligence: Yes, Russian Spy Was Poisoned by Kremlin
  • The world’s hottest shopping city is becoming a ghost town
  • This Is What It Was Like Learning To Report Before Fake News Was The Biggest Problem In The World
  • Oil Prices Surge After Houthi Missile Attacks On Riyadh, Aramco Facilities
  • The oceans’ circulation hasn’t been this sluggish in 1,000 years. That’s bad news. 
  • The $66 billion Bayer-Monsanto merger just got a major green light — but farmers are terrified