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Is this Canon camera the next hot vlogging rig? - The Verge
If you had the chance to ask your favorite vlogger what they want in a camera, you’ll probably get a laundry list of feature requests. It should have the ability to record 4K video in a variety of framerates. via Pocket
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How Warren Buffett's billionaire deputy at Berkshire Hathaway, Charlie Munger, became an "expert-generalist" — Quartz
Countless books and articles have been written about Warren Buffett. Surprisingly few have been written about his business partner of over 40 years, Charlie Munger. Munger has stayed out of the public eye, giving only a small number of public talks, and he’s rarely been covered in the media. via Pocket
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2 days ago by keithprime
Steve Jobs changed the future of laptops 10 years ago today - The Verge
“It’s the world’s thinnest notebook,” said Steve Jobs as he introduced the MacBook Air 10 years ago today. Apple’s Macworld 2008 was a special one, taking place just days after the annual Consumer Electronics Show had ended and Bill Gates bid farewell to Microsoft. via Pocket
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2 days ago by keithprime
‘Time well spent’ is shaping up to be tech’s next big debate - The Verge
In 2016, Tristan Harris, whose job title at Google was “design ethicist,” left the company to focus on a new nonprofit he called Time Well Spent. via Pocket
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2 days ago by keithprime
How Bill Gates limits tech use for his kids - Business Insider
According to educators Joe Clement and Matt Miles, coauthors of the recent book "Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse is Making Our Kids Dumber," it should be telling that people like Gates set strict rules on tech use. via Pocket
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3 days ago by keithprime
How To Teach Your Brain Something It Won’t Forget A Week Later
To make it through academic life, most of us opt for what psychologists call “massed practice,” better known as cramming: It’s Monday and your test is Friday, so you save studying for the night before. One four-hour session can nab you a passing grade, so why not? via Pocket
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3 days ago by keithprime
This Is Your Brain On Drugs - Barely Legally
Joshua Rothman for the New Yorker, reviews Kate Cole-Adams’s new book “Anesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness,” which—in addition to having a remarkably poetic subtitle—explores a variety of stories and studies on the weird stuff that happens when people go under via Pocket
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3 days ago by keithprime
The Bucket with No Bottom - Barely Legally
From the Washington Post’s Ellen McCarthy, a slice of life piece on one librarian’s life under a growing cloud of student debt. via Pocket
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5 days ago by keithprime
Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help them be Strong, Confident and Resilient | Inc.com
Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from everyone else. via Pocket
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5 days ago by keithprime
‘The Good Place’ producer Joe Mande on how Jacksonville Jaguars fandom became part of the show - SBNation.com
The best storyline in sports and entertainment right now is the love affair that Jason Mendoza, a character on the TV show The Good Place, has with the Jacksonville Jaguars and their quarterback, Blake Bortles. via Pocket
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6 days ago by keithprime
barelylegally.com
Previously, on Barely Legally, I ran a lengthy blog post describing how to install and configure Jekyll on your server instead of using it on a desktop. This post describes how I publish blog posts from my iPhone. Honestly, setting up Jekyll is the tough part. The easy part is putting stuff online. via Pocket
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7 days ago by keithprime
The Rise of the Machine Callers - Barely Legally
Simon van Zuylen-Wood’s latest in the Washington Post is on How robo-call moguls outwitted the government and completely wrecked the Do Not Call list. via Pocket
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7 days ago by keithprime
Russian Machine Alexander Ovechkin Still Hasn’t Broken - The Ringer
Early in his second NHL season, back in the fall of 2006, the Washington Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin had quite a night against the Colorado Avalanche. via Pocket
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8 days ago by keithprime
My Joke Cryptocurrency Hit $2 Billion and Something Is Very Wrong - Motherboard
When I jokingly tweeted about “investing in Dogecoin” in late 2013, I never imagined that the tongue-in-cheek cryptocurrency I had just brought into the world would still be around in the year 2018, let alone hit a $2 billion market cap like it just did over the weekend. via Pocket
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8 days ago by keithprime
Jameela Jamil Had Never Acted Before 'The Good Place' | GQ
You could be forgiven for thinking, at first glance, that Jameela Jamil is the real-life version of her performatively generous, ostentatiously humanitarian The Good Place character, Tahani al-Jamil. via Pocket
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8 days ago by keithprime
How to travel the world and get companies to pay for it.
Sponsorships are like unicorns or leprechauns, talked about often but they don’t actually exist. There is only dollars and cents, the bottom line and ROI (that means return on investment). I make a living creating videos for companies. Most of the videos involve me doing really fun stuff. via Pocket
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9 days ago by keithprime
Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa’s Rise Was Part of Nick Saban’s Plan - The Ringer
Like everything else for Alabama, the schedule scrawled on the Crimson Tide’s locker-room wall in Mercedes-Benz Stadium showed signs of precise, meticulous planning. 6:59 p.m., kickers. 7:09, specialists. 7:19, team. 8:17, Kick UGA ASS. But things don’t always go according to plan. via Pocket
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9 days ago by keithprime
The Selling of Katie Roiphe
It was the beginning of the nineties and the New York Times needed a woman. Not just any woman, though. It needed a smart and sassy one. Someone who could buttress the paper’s sagging image. Someone who could catapult the Times to the forefront of the sexual politics debate. via Pocket
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10 days ago by keithprime
Why is Will Smith trying to be the next Jake Paul? | The Outline
Will Smith has been successful in just about every medium you can think of: music, television, movies, even his children. Now, Smith is gunning for something very new: YouTube stardom. via Pocket
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10 days ago by keithprime
Did SpaceX’s secret Zuma mission actually fail? - The Verge
Late Sunday night, SpaceX appeared to successfully launch a classified satellite named Zuma for some unknown government agency — but it’s possible the mysterious spacecraft may have been lost once in space. via Pocket
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10 days ago by keithprime
Why These Casper Co-Founders Swear by Their Morning Routine (Hint: It's Not Just Sleep) | Inc.com
Neil Parikh and Luke Sherwin have shared an entrepreneurial journey since the beginning. They're two of the five co-founders of Casper, the online mattress retailer that launched in 2014 and broke $200 million in sales last year. via Pocket
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11 days ago by keithprime
Everything is too complicated - The Verge
It’s the very beginning of CES 2018, and the first trickles of gadget news are starting to come out. The flood begins tomorrow as the show floor opens and keynotes and press conferences begin in earnest. via Pocket
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11 days ago by keithprime
Why Did New York's JFK Struggle to Cope With Its Flight Backlog?
This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page. The New York area is no stranger to snow storms. via Pocket
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11 days ago by keithprime
Michael Wolff Did What Every Other White House Reporter Is Too Cowardly to Do | GQ
Why is Fire & Fury having such an impact? Drew Magary writes it’s because Wolff was willing to throw decorum away and torch his access—and more journalists should do the same. via Pocket
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13 days ago by keithprime
Losing weight would be much more reliable if you used this social media site — Quartz
New Year, new you? With Christmas firmly in the rear-view mirror, the annual dieting frenzy is about to begin. via Pocket
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14 days ago by keithprime
Music streaming on Apple Watch Series 3 is a surprisingly nice feature to have - The Verge
If you followed The Verge’s earlier coverage of Apple Watch Series 3 LTE, then you know that I encountered a connectivity bug during my initial tests of the watch (one that was later fixed in a software update), and that the watch launched without its promised music streaming feature. via Pocket
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14 days ago by keithprime
Life After ESPN - The Ringer
After a particularly exciting game in the MLB postseason, Peter Gammons noticed something was missing. The game lacked a discursive postgame report that was loaded with numbers and trivia and that radiated with a hokey-yet-absolutely-genuine love of baseball. via Pocket
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16 days ago by keithprime
2018 Resolutions - Matt Gemmell
Happy New Year, my friends. I trust that the holidays, if you’ve had some, have been kind to you. I hope that this new year will bring both happiness and satisfaction. They’re not always the same thing. via Pocket
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16 days ago by keithprime
‘Raw water’ is a pseudo-scientific craze that could make you sick - The Verge
High-profile Bay Area denizens are skipping tap water in favor of drinking unfiltered, untreated, and expensive “raw” water that comes straight out of the ground, Nellie Bowles reports for The New York Times. via Pocket
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18 days ago by keithprime
iPad Life: My iPad Pro Usage post-MacBook Pro Purchase – Mark Crump
Fraser Speirs — a long-time iPad-only advocate — is leaning towards getting another MacBook Pro. via Pocket
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18 days ago by keithprime
Kindle Oasis Review: Is bigger better? - Six Colors
I loved the first-generation Kindle Oasis. Though nobody needed to buy a $290 ebook reader, it was the best Kindle you could buy. via Pocket
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18 days ago by keithprime
My iPhone Photographer Camera Kit — MacSparky
I bought this a few years ago. It’s an LED-based external flash that can either sync to a specific iPhone app or just blast a backlight. I often use this to put a light behind or to the side of a subject for shots in the dark. via Pocket
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18 days ago by keithprime
Sony A6000 review – Many Sample Photos
Starting at below $600, which includes an 16-50mm lens. You can pop over to my camera equipment page to see all my goodies, and I’ll mention some in the review below. via Pocket
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19 days ago by keithprime
Isaac Asimov wrote almost 500 books in his lifetime—these are the six ways he did it — Quartz
To match the number of novels, letters, essays, and other scribblings Asimov produced in his lifetime, you would have to write a full-length novel every two weeks for 25 years. via Pocket
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19 days ago by keithprime
Tommy Hilfiger on a game of hangman | 1843
In 1985 we opened our first Tommy Hilfiger store, on the Upper West Side, but we didn’t have a lot of money for advertising. So Mohan Murjani, my backer, introduced me to a man called George Lois¹ who he said was an advertising genius. via Pocket
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20 days ago by keithprime
Addicted to Your iPhone? You’re Not Alone - The Atlantic
Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop. Harris had just arrived at Unplug SF, a “digital detox experiment” held in honor of the National Day of Unplugging, and the organizers had banned real names. via Pocket
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22 days ago by keithprime
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Solves the Modern Movie Villain Problem - The Ringer
In 1977, America needed Darth Vader—a cold killing machine, with the black-leather-glove grip of invisible doom at the tip of his fingers. via Pocket
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22 days ago by keithprime
The time I met God on Christmas Eve | The Outline
I didn’t know people were actually taught to believe in God until my senior year of high school, when during a discussion of Crime and Punishment my teacher surveyed the class to see how many of us were raised religiously. I was stunned when almost all the hands went up. via Pocket
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22 days ago by keithprime
I spent a year sleeping half as many hours as I used to — Quartz
In the summer of 2009, I was finishing the first—and toughest—year of my doctorate. To help me get through it, while I brewed chemicals in test tubes during the day, I was also planning a crazy experiment to cheat sleep. via Pocket
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23 days ago by keithprime
Nobel in physiology, medicine awarded to three Americans for discovery of 'clock genes' - The Washington Post
Three Americans — Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young — have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their discoveries about the mechanisms that control an organism's circadian responses to light and dark. via Pocket
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23 days ago by keithprime
Essays – Tristan Harris
I’m an expert on how technology hijacks our psychological vulnerabilities. That’s why I spent the last three years as Google’s Design Ethicist caring about how to design things in a way that defends a billion people’s minds from getting hijacked. via Pocket
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23 days ago by keithprime
Social Media Is a Denial-of-Service Attack on Your Mind
It’s not that James Williams, a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute’s Digital Ethics Lab (motto: “Every Bit as Good”), had a “God, what I have I done?” moment during his time at Google. But it did occur to him that something had gone awry. via Pocket
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23 days ago by keithprime
How I Got My Attention Back | WIRED
Technology is commanding our attention in infinite, insurmountable loops. A country trip off-grid helped me escape.There are a thousand beautiful ways to start the day that don’t begin with looking at your phone. And yet so few of us choose to do so. via Pocket
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23 days ago by keithprime
Video Editing on iOS - Tablet Habit
Who Am I? I’ve spent the last few years writing about Apple and the iPad, but about a year ago I transitioned into making videos on YouTube instead. Making videos and films is something I have always enjoyed doing. via Pocket
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23 days ago by keithprime
Thoughts on the Mac mini, running a business, and long teeth – Finer Things in Tech
Parts of the Apple community have been upset lately about the Mac mini left in update limbo for nearly three years. I get that the mini has a following. But at the end of the day, I don’t blame Apple for spending so much of its attention elsewhere. via Pocket
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23 days ago by keithprime
Life Advice From Teen Experts  — The California Sunday Magazine
Something me and my sister like playing is this game called “I’ll give you the stars.” It’s how we settle most of our disagreements. via Pocket
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23 days ago by keithprime
The Fake News Culprit No One Wants to Identify: You | WIRED
The other week, Facebook chose a curious moment to give me a survey. via Pocket
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23 days ago by keithprime
33 thoughts on reading
I will make time for reading, the way I make time for meals, or brushing my teeth. I will make an effort to carry a book with me at all times. I will read whatever interests me. I will read novels. I will read poems. I will read essays. I will read short stories. I will read memoirs. via Pocket
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25 days ago by keithprime
Cormac McCarthy Explains Why He Worked Hard at Not Working: How 9-to-5 Jobs Limit Your Creative Potential | Open Culture
Last summer, a rumor circulated that Cormac McCarthy, one of America’s most beloved living writers, had passed away. In the midst of a devastating year for famous artists and their fans, the announcement appeared on Twitter, but it “was, in fact, a hoax. via Pocket
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25 days ago by keithprime
Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism - The Atlantic
A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations t via Pocket
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25 days ago by keithprime
Songs for Next Year 2017 — Casey Newton
Every year I write about the 25 or so songs I'm most confident I'll keep listening into next year and beyond. In 2017, a year in which like so many people I was wracked by anxiety, I turned to songs that made me feel good. Big hooks, multi-tracked harmonies, and power pop carried the day. via Pocket
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25 days ago by keithprime
Daring Fireball: The iPhone X
The more popular a computer platform becomes, the more of a bind in which it inevitably finds itself. A platform is only “finished” when it is abandoned. It needs to evolve to remain relevant, but it’s difficult to change in unfamiliar ways without angering the base of active users. via Pocket
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25 days ago by keithprime
My Must-Have Mac Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories
It’s been quite a year. At the start, I was still commuting to Chicago every day to work in a law office full of Windows PCs. Now I work from my home studio surrounded by Apple hardware, moving back and forth from a late-2016 MacBook Pro to iOS devices as I write and talk about apps each day. via Pocket
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27 days ago by keithprime
How the baby boomers — not millennials — screwed America - Vox
Everyone likes to bash millennials. We’re spoiled, entitled, and hopelessly glued to our smartphones. We demand participation trophies, can’t find jobs, and live with our parents until we’re 30. You know the punchlines by now. via Pocket
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29 days ago by keithprime
Transferring SD card data to iOS, fast - Six Colors
For more than a year I’ve been trying to give myself the maximum amount of travel flexibility by finding ways to record and edit podcasts on iOS, so I don’t need to bring a laptop with me just to make podcasts. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by keithprime
My Must-Have iOS Apps, 2017 Edition – MacStories
With the transition to iPad Pro as my primary computer fully achieved in 2016 and not surprising anymore, in 2017 I turned my attention to three other key areas of my life: working with the MacStories team, managing my time, and finding my favorite apps among many competing alternatives. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by keithprime
The Philosophy of "Optimistic Nihilism," Or How to Find Purpose in a Meaningless Universe | Open Culture
In one account of human affairs, an all-powerful deity rules over everything. Nothing can occur without the knowledge and sanction of the omnipotent creator god. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by keithprime
The FCC just killed net neutrality - The Verge
Net neutrality is dead — at least for now. In a 3-2 vote today, the Federal Communications Commission approved a measure to remove the tough net neutrality rules it put in place just two years ago. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by keithprime
The App That Reminds You You’re Going to Die - The Atlantic
It helped me find inner peace. Five times a day for the past three months, an app called WeCroak has been telling me I’m going to die. It does not mince words. It surprises me at unpredictable intervals, always with the same blunt message: “Don’t forget, you’re going to die.” via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by keithprime
Waze and Google Maps Create Traffic in Cities
I live on an obnoxiously quaint block in South Berkeley, California, lined with trees and two-story houses. There’s a constant stream of sidewalk joggers before and after work, and plenty of (good) dogs in the yards. Trick-or-treaters from distant regions of the East Bay invade on Halloween. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by keithprime
Android to iPhone, part two: What I've liked about switching to the iPhone X
One of the most pleasantly surprising features of the iPhone X - and something that’s going to read like it’s straight out of Phil Schiller’s marketing playbook - comes in the form of what Apple removed from the phone: the home button. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by keithprime
Brushing Up On Conversation With The 'Before' Trilogy
Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy are great at talking to each other, but their conversation works so well because well, they wrote it. Actors created their own dialogue, which is as close as you can get to characters speaking their minds. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by keithprime
Chris Jericho, Life After WWE, Indie Wrestling Cruise - Rolling Stone
When it was revealed that Chris Jericho would fight Kenny Omega for the IWPG United States Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Kingdom 12 in January, it shocked wrestling fans across the world. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by keithprime
“Cat Person” | The New Yorker
Audio: Kristen Roupenian reads. Margot met Robert on a Wednesday night toward the end of her fall semester. She was working behind the concession stand at the artsy movie theatre downtown when he came in and bought a large popcorn and a box of Red Vines. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by keithprime
Philadelphia Loses Carson Wentz and the NFL Has a Football Problem - The Ringer
NFL quarterbacks throw short of the first-down sticks nearly two-thirds of the time on long third downs. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by keithprime
The Professional Friends of YouTube | Kaila Philo
I don’t know how it happened: one minute I was searching for reviews of Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint, the next I was watching a viral takedown of a teenage millionaire for his posting of racial slurs (and subsequent lying about it). via Pocket
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6 weeks ago by keithprime
What’s It Like to Watch a Chargers Game at the StubHub Center? - The Ringer
There was a moment in the first half of Sunday’s Browns-Chargers game when the home team gave out the new U2 album to a section of fans. (Yes, there’s a new U2 album.) The symbolism was so on-the-nose it barely seemed real. via Pocket
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6 weeks ago by keithprime
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