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Daily Digest 5/10 - Comfort Is Not Your Friend, Did Cambridge Analytica Turn Clicks Into Votes?

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 10:59 AM
  • Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web
  • Cambridge Analytica: how did it turn clicks into votes?
  • The Average Cost Of Care After A Dementia Diagnosis Is Over $300,000
  • A Letter To My Daughter About The Black Magic Of Banking
  • The Upside Of Envy
  • STDs hit all-time high in U.S.
  • Economists focus too little on what people really care about
  • How Long Are Your Possessions Supposed to Last?
  • 37 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Car
  • Memes That Kill: The Future Of Information Warfare
  • Comfort is Not Your Friend
  • The World’s Youngest Billionaires Are Shadowed by a WWII Weapons Fortune
  • This is why a top ice cream flavour may be off the menu this summer
  • 10 Myths About Geothermal Heating and Cooling
  • Sunscreen Chemicals Are Destroying Coral Reefs And Now Hawaii Is Banning Them
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Daily Digest 5/9 - Venezuela Inflation Nears 14,000%, Are We Trapped In A Debt Spiral?

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 9:57 AM
  • Venezuela annual inflation nears 14,000 pct -legislature
  • What happens when your pension fund runs out of money
  • Every Illinoisan Owes $11,000 for Pensions With No Fix in Sight
  • High Africa Yields Raise Debt-Service Concern, AfDB Says
  • US consumer borrowing up $11.6 billion in March
  • Are we trapped in a debt spiral?
  • U.S. Rate Hikes Hit Rest of World Just as Hard, Fed Paper Says
  • ECB's tapering starts in Germany as buys dwindle to all-time low
  • Homeowners are bullish on prices, while buyers may find there's no inventory
  • Consumer debt boom is bigger than Lawson bubble, Fitch warns
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Daily Digest 5/8 - U.S. Housing Crisis Spreading To Smaller Cities, The One Nation Returning To Coal

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 10:44 AM
  • America’s Housing Crisis Is Spreading To Smaller Cities
  • CRISPR: The gene-editing tool revolutionizing biomedical research
  • Goldman Sachs asks in biotech research report: 'Is curing patients a sustainable business model?'
  • April was best month in history for U.S. budget, according to CBO figures
  • Purchasing Power – In Silver
  • The One Nation Returning To Coal
  • In Cities, Wildlife Evolves Astonishingly Fast
  • Every Google search results in CO2 emissions. This real-time data viz shows how much
  • Insect farms gear up to feed soaring global protein demand
  • Hawaiians brave volcanic gases, lava to retrieve pets, belongings
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Daily Digest 5/7 - Capitalism Unfolding As Marx Predicted, Rural Kansas Is Dying

Monday, May 7, 2018, 11:55 AM
  • Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted
  • How to change emotions with a word
  • How Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year from America’s Elderly
  • The Basic Rules of Survival During Hard Times
  • 11 Farm Attacks in 100 hours, SA descending into Chaos
  • Is Australia running out of fuel? PM orders supply review
  • Robots And Drones Are Changing The Offshore Oil Industry
  • Rural Kansas is dying. I drove 1,800 miles to find out why
  • Why Europeans Don't Refrigerate Their Eggs
  • Bangladeshi Inventor Creates Electricity-Free Air Conditioner Out of Plastic Bottles
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Daily Digest 5/5 - SHTF Plan B, New Anti-Homeless Architecture In Seattle

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 4:37 PM
  • Personal Financial SHTF Plan B
  • Sixty Seven Billion Dollars? F*ck You! 
  • New anti-homeless architecture: Seattle uses bike racks to block rough sleepers
  • Fake Silver Coins: 14 Ways to Spot Counterfeits
  • Top five emergency first aid items you probably didn't even realize were medicine
  • Superorganisms, Adaptive Cycles, and the Social Implications of Energy Scarcity, with Nathan Hagens
  • America’s Last-Ditch Climate Strategy of Retreat Isn’t Going So Well
  • No one lives on this remote Pacific island — but it’s covered in 38 million pieces of our trash
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Daily Digest 5/4 - Good News Friday: Justice Reforms Take Hold In Phila., Scientists Find Trees “Sleep” At Night

Friday, May 4, 2018, 9:26 AM
  • Thousands take part in May Day rallies across the globe
  • I followed the federal dietary and exercise guidelines for a year. Here's what happened.
  • Justice reforms take hold, the inmate population plummets, and Philadelphia closes a notorious jail
  • Arizona Passes New Education Funding to End Teachers’ Strike
  • ‘It’s About Time’: A Baby Comes to the Senate Floor
  • James Shaw Jr. Raises More Than $165,000 For Waffle House Shooting Victims
  • City of Seattle Files Motion to Vacate Misdemeanor Pot Convictions
  • Why the scientific finding that trees “sleep” at night is beautiful
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Daily Digest 5/3 - The Cost Of Australia's Offshore Detention Centers, Inside Detroit's Deadly Gang Wars

Thursday, May 3, 2018, 10:14 AM
  • The human cost of Australia’s offshore detention centres, where freedom does not equal opportunity
  • America is obsessed with the virtue of work. What about the virtue of rest?
  • Turning on Russia. Is the U.S. Losing its Status as a Global Hegemonic Power?
  • The unexpected beauty of China's bicycle graveyards – in pictures
  • The Red Zone: Inside Detroit's deadly gang wars
  • Bronze Age Redux: On Debt, Clean Slates and What the Ancients Have to Teach U
  • Data firm at center of Facebook privacy scandal will close
  • North Korea developments mean it's time to think about the upside risks of the Trump presidency
  • Saudi Arabia Needs $88 Oil
  • How salad became a major source of food poisoning in the US
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Daily Digest 5/2 - Venezuela's Oil Decline Reaches New Depths, Q1 Borrowing Set Record Of $488B

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 10:14 AM
  • Proposed Harrisburg School District budget could cut kindergarten to half days
  • Venezuela’s oil decline reaches new depths
  • US Treasury says Q1 borrowing set record of $488 billion
  • Canadians to begin feeling pinch from increasing mountains of debt, analysts say
  • High pension costs lurk behind US teacher push for more pay
  • Venezuela stops paying $1bn debt to Canadian gold miner
  • Mnuchin not worried about China retaliating on trade by dumping US Treasuries
  • How Bitcoin Destroys The Economics Of Violence
  • A sperm whale washed up on the shore of Spain with 64 lbs of plastic and waste in its stomach
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Daily Digest 5/1 - WH Delays Tariffs, Debt And Delusions

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 10:48 AM
  • White House delays tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico
  • ‘Forget the Facebook leak’: China is mining data directly from workers’ brains on an industrial scale
  • Trump says nixing Iran nuclear deal would not hurt North Korea talks
  • The Surprisingly Solid Mathematical Case of the Tin Foil Hat Gun Prepper
  • Debt and Delusions – Part Two
  • Researchers are keeping pig brains alive outside the body
  • Major Airlines Expect Oil Prices To Rise
  • Pesticide linked to cancer is in nearly every US food: report
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Daily Digest 4/30 - Gold Leaving U.S. Vaults, Why Milennials Have Nothing Saved For Retirement

Monday, April 30, 2018, 10:49 AM
  • Gold Leaving US Vaults: Signs of Upcoming Currency War and Armed Conflict
  • Correspondents group criticizes comedian Michelle Wolf for remarks at annual dinner
  • Millennials explain why they have nothing saved for retirement
  • The Pentagon Could Get Self-Driving Vehicles First
  • Russia launched a floating nuclear power plant this weekend
  • Everything created is predicted by nature: A new video explains the physics of flow
  • EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides
  • Australia Pledges Millions of Dollars in Bid to Rescue Great Barrier Reef