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Anthony Bourdain and the Power of Telling the Truth
In his final years, Bourdain attained a new sort of celebrity as an activist, a revered elder statesman, and an overt and uncompromising figure of moral…
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Emails!

Me: thing won’t turn on
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How Your Dentist Can Help With Sleep Apnea
Many adults are diagnosed with sleep apnea, or have symptoms that put them at a high risk of developing the condition later in life. While doctors and sleep experts can help with diagnosis and treatment, did you know that your dentist can also help to ease your sleep apnea?
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Oh look Wikileaks showing everyone, once again, who they are. Disgusting.
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node.js - How do I override nested dependencies with `yarn`? - Stack Overflow
But in the docs to yarn --flat I found a reference to a "resolutions" block that can go in package.json:

"resolutions": {
"package-a": "2.0.0",
"package-b": "5.0.0",
"package-c": "1.5.2"
}
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Don’€™t Eat Before Reading This
Monday’s fish has been around since Friday, under God knows what conditions. Illustration by Adrian Gill Good food, good eating, is all about blood and organs,…
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Namibia: Statement by Dr. Hage Geingob At 'Gender is My Agenda' Award Ceremonyia, - allAfrica.com
Namibia:President Reiterates Commitment to Women's Equality as Namibia Receives Gender Award June 8, 2018 at 04:34PM https://ift.tt/2HwGfKc [Government of Namibia] Windhoek -Director of Ceremonies; Your Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President of the Republic of Liberia; Comrade Nangolo Mbumba, Vice President of the Republic of Namibia and Madame Mbumba; Right Honourable Prime Minister, Saara Kugongelwa Amadhila and Mr. Amadhila; Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Ndaitwah; Comrade Nicky Iyambo, Former Vice President of the Republic of Namibia and Madame Iyambo; Hon. Peter Katj via AllAfrica News: External Relations https://ift.tt/2uvL0gJ
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Taycan: Porsche electric supercar has a name — Quartz
Porsche’s electric rival to the Tesla Model S now has a name: Taycan June 8, 2018 at 04:18PM https://ift.tt/2JH2135

Porsche has christened its first electric sports car. The German automaker announced today (June 8) that its first all-electric supercar, which was called the Mission E in development, will be known as the Taycan, an Eurasian name which roughly translates as “lively young horse.”

It’s a nod to the black horse—originally from the Stuttgart coat of arms—rearing up in the middle of Porsche’s brand logo, which has been unchanged since 1952.

“Our new electric sports car is strong and dependable; it’s a vehicle that can consistently cover long distances and that epitomizes freedom,” Porsche executive board chairman Oliver Blume said at a ceremony in Stuttgart celebrating the company’s 70th anniversary.

The prancing Taycan isn’t short of oomph: its 600-horsepowers can launch it from 0-to-60 mph (96km/h) in under 3.5 seconds, and it should travel over 300 miles on a single charge. For comparison, the Tesla S can do 0-to-60 in under 3 seconds in “Ludicrous” mode. The Porsche is expected to have a similar price to the Model S too, somewhere north of $80,000.

Porsche says its car names are meant to reflect the models’ characteristics: the Cayenne is about fieriness, the Cayman is about sharpness and agility, and the Macan comes from the Indonesian word for tiger.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s naming strategy is racier in a different way: He was shooting to have the Model Line up read S, E, X, Y, until Ford scuppered his “E.” Ford claimed the Model E was too close in sound to the original Ford Model T, and threatened to sue, so Musk went with the number 3 instead to make “S3XY.”

Porsche is doubling down on electric cars, saying it will pour over €6 billion (about $7.1 million) into electromobility by 2022. The Taycan should hit showrooms towards the end of next year.

Read next: Why are electric cars so much harder to build than reusable rockets?

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Now there is a sketch about how young people are over sensitive snowflakes who say things like "problematic" all th…
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Tre governi in uno | Contropiano
Se il buongiorno si vede dal mattino, il governo grillin-leghista ha più problemi che capelli. Non passa ora, in pratica, che non si verifichino
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This whole thing about how scary foreigners want to undermine our faith in democracy. I just don't get it.

I genui…
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i write/draw a comic about centaurs, among other things!
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RT : hi, i'm flee! (he/him)

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Marlène Schiappa,c'est LE PROTOTYPE PARFAIT de la white féministe. Elle défend aucune femme qui n'est pas blanche/b…
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rOpenSci | .rprofile: Julia Silge
"If I ever miss something about academia, I will always stop and remember, I am missing the idea of what I wish academia was. I’m not missing the way it actually was to be in academia."
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Itertools in Python 3, By Example – Real Python
Master Python's itertools module by constructing practical examples. We'll start out simple and then gradually increase in complexity, encouraging you to "think iteratively."
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Don’€™t Eat Before Reading This
Monday’s fish has been around since Friday, under God knows what conditions. Illustration by Adrian Gill Good food, good eating, is all about blood and organs,…
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RT : “Dearly beloved
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Electric word ‘life’
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the cat is on the sofa. repeat, the cat is on the sofa.
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