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Why the Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics Has Many Problems | Quanta Magazine
It is the most extraordinary, alluring and thought-provoking of all the ways in which quantum mechanics has been interpreted. via Pocket
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5 hours ago by cthorpe
Da Vinci’s possible vision disorder may have influenced his art | Ars Technica
The great Italian Renaissance artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci may have suffered from an unusual visual tic: an intermittent outward turn of the eye, clinically known as strabismus. via Pocket
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8 hours ago by cthorpe
The New American Songbook: The oldies of the future.
What makes a song last? The history of popular music tells us that many masterpieces of songcraft—and even the most world-conquering smashes—are quickly forgotten. via Pocket
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10 hours ago by cthorpe
Helm is a personal, private email server that won’t share your data - The Verge
Here’s the thing: for all the talk about her email server, Hillary Clinton did not get hacked. “I’ll go on record with that,” says Giri Sreenivas, the founder of Helm. “Podesta was a Gmail user. He got phished.” The subject of email privacy and security has never been more relevant. via Pocket
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yesterday by cthorpe
The death of Windows Media Center and the five stages of HTPC grief - The Tech Report - Page 1
Denial Running Windows 8.1 so I can use Windows Media Center is totally fine, even if it's 2018. Windows Media Center is the best way to watch TV on my terms. All I have to do is pay for cable, and I can record all the shows I want with my HDHomeRun Prime. via Pocket
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yesterday by cthorpe
Reminders as My Day-to-day Lifeline (Powered by Shortcuts) – The Sweet Setup
Ever since the Apple Watch, Reminders has become such an engrained part of my daily life that, surprisingly, despite its design, it’s one of my most-used apps. via Pocket
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yesterday by cthorpe
Here's Fresh Evidence Student Loans Are a Massive, Generational Scam - VICE
Over the centuries, America has bestowed generous, state-sponsored privileges upon select classes of its citizens. Veterans and old people get free socialized healthcare—and, for the most part, they love it. via Pocket
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yesterday by cthorpe
The NBA Is Fake Woke
It was a small imposition of authority by the NBA in the grand scheme of things, but a revealing one. Over the summer, J.R. Smith, the oft-shirtless Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard, added a brand new tattoo to some of the few square inches of canvas available on his person. via Pocket
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2 days ago by cthorpe
Can Sex Replace Your Cardio Workout? | Brides
Sex is just like cardio! Sex is exactly the same as working out! This is something we’ve seen all over the internet since … well, forever. People love to cast sex as being a killer workout, amazing for your relationship, the reason you won’t have a heart attack, etc. etc. via Pocket
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2 days ago by cthorpe
A Review of the Apple Watch Series 4 – The Sweet Setup
John Gruber’s review of the Apple Watch Series 4 began with a general look at “nice” watches — the idea of traditional watch purchasers looking for a “nice” watch rather than its timekeeping functionality: The luxury watch market is in large part about niceness. via Pocket
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2 days ago by cthorpe
The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Review: More Than A Color
Microsoft is in a bit of a unique place in the PC space compared to other manufacturers. via Pocket
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2 days ago by cthorpe
These Simple Two-Minute Mind Exercises Can Dramatically Increase Your Happiness Right Now | Inc.com
Happiness is not some far-away goal. It's not even something that you have to work tirelessly to find and achieve. In fact, happiness can take little time or sacrifice to acquire, and is much more attainable than you may think. via Pocket
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2 days ago by cthorpe
AirPods: Two Years Later! - YouTube
I've had the Apple AirPods for a few months now, but my experience with them hasn't been all too great.Do you have the AirPods? If so, have you experienced the issues I've had?My NEW podcast: https://ift.tt/2yj7tlV the show's Twitter account for updates: https://twitter.com/creativ via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
Linux Today - DevOps: What's in it for managers?
DevOps and a classic command-and-control management structure do not mix. via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
Pixel 3 XL Second Impression: Notch City! - YouTube
Pixel 3 XL in the hand. Here's some more thoughts and feelings.OG Pixel 3 Impressions: https://youtu.be/LRh_iVXulXkDat wallpaper: https://ift.tt/2A5zaj7 Walli wallpaper app: https://youtu.be/LRh_iVXulXkhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/de...MKBHD Merch: https://ift.tt/2BBmsds Gear via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
“Fixed mindsets” might be why we don’t understand statistics | Ars Technica
In 1999, an English solicitor named Sally Clark went on trial for the murder of her two infant sons. She claimed both succumbed to sudden infant death syndrome. via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
Pixel 3 XL review—Google software deserves better than this hardware | Ars Technica
The Pixel 3 has been one of the wildest product launches in recent memory. The leaks arrived early and continuously, starting with the screen protector leak all the way back in May. via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
How to gain financial independence and enjoy a very early retirement
Retiring comfortably in yours 60s or 70s can seem a high-wire act, so how are some people pulling it off without a wrinkle in their face? The FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement is growing, with more and more people parting from their careers in their 30s and 40s. via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
How Manhattan Became a Rich Ghost Town - CityLab
New York’s empty storefronts are a dark omen for the future of cities. These days, walking through parts of Manhattan feels like occupying two worlds at the same time. In a theoretical universe, you are standing in the nation’s capital of business, commerce, and culture. via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
Business Plan Template
Team / Shared Users Invite your team, your accountant and your business partners to view and edit your plan... Automated Text Writing We create customized text you can edit. And we automatically sync your financial data into your text for painless updates whenever you change your financials... via Pocket
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4 days ago by cthorpe
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As we settle into a new year, it's natural to look forward. With that in mind, here are the upcoming technology trends that will impact entrepreneurship and small business. via Pocket
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4 days ago by cthorpe
8 Tips to Writing Effective Consulting Proposals | Consulting Success
The consulting proposal is misunderstood. Consultants believe they understand what a ‘proposal’ should be yet their idea of one is ineffective and often results in losing the business they are after. via Pocket
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4 days ago by cthorpe
How to Write a Proposal As a Consultant | Chron.com
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4 days ago by cthorpe
The IT Consultant’s Guide to Writing a Winning Proposal | | Pearson IT Certification
If you want to win consistent and profitable work as a consultant, you need to learn how to write effective proposals. Learn about strategies and a framework approach to proposal writing. via Pocket
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4 days ago by cthorpe
This Lacrosse Team Pulled Off A Trick Move To Score A Really Cool Goal - Digg
​The opposing team is led to believe the ball is passed, when it isn't. In the meantime, the player who orchestrated the play launches it straight into the goal. via Pocket
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4 days ago by cthorpe
Members Of A Far-Right Men’s Group Violently Beat Up Protesters And Weren’t Arrested. New York Police Won’t Say Why.
The New York Police Department ignored multiple emails from BuzzFeed News asking why Proud Boys members were not arrested for the violent assault, while protesters were arrested for assaulting an attendee. via Pocket
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5 days ago by cthorpe
Construction Worker Decides To Knock Down Concrete Railing With A Forklift, Things Go As Badly As You'd Think - Digg
We're trying to figure out how exactly they thought this would work, and we're coming up empty, because what ends up happening was obviously always going to happen:[Via Reddit] ​ via Pocket
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6 days ago by cthorpe
Researchers Think They Know Why Nice Guys Finish Last – Mother Jones
Nice guys finish last. That’s the partial title of a paper published today in the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. via Pocket
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7 days ago by cthorpe
How a Salvador Dalí Painting Was Stolen From Rikers Island Prison
On February 26, 1965, Salvador Dalí woke up with a temperature of 101 and realized his day wasn’t going to go as planned. via Pocket
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7 days ago by cthorpe
5 New Books for Bettering Yourself or Your Business — Tools and Toys
There are a lot of great business and personal development books coming out this month — almost too many, in fact. I’m serious. We haven’t had a lot of fiction catch our eye this month, but the non-fiction side of things is like an embarrassment of riches out here. via Pocket
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7 days ago by cthorpe
How to Install NTP Server and Client on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
NTP (Network Time Protocol) is a networking protocol designed to synchronize the clocks of computers over a network. NTP allows you to synchronize the clocks of all the systems within the network. NTP server synchronizes its time by contacting a number of servers around the world. via Pocket
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8 days ago by cthorpe
Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
To continue, please click the box below to let us know you're not a robot. Please make sure your browser supports JavaScript and cookies and that you are not blocking them from loading. For more information you can review our Terms of Service and Cookie Policy. via Pocket
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8 days ago by cthorpe
How to talk to boys about sexual assault, teaching respect for women.
As a woman and a mother, I’ve experienced the past few weeks on a handful of levels. I’ve been reminded of the dark experiences of my youth—even those of us who were never raped or assaulted still remember close calls or unpleasant encounters. via Pocket
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9 days ago by cthorpe
This Is The Best Penalty Kick — Ever - Digg
​Everything about this penalty, scored by a player for Rubin Khazan in Russia's National Student League, is perfect. The power, the placement and holy moly, the backflip:It will never be topped. via Pocket
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9 days ago by cthorpe
The world has just over a decade to get climate change under control, U.N. scientists say - The Washington Post
The world stands on the brink of failure when it comes to holding global warming to moderate levels, and nations will need to take “unprecedented” actions to cut their carbon emissions over the next decade, according to a landmark report by the top scientific body studying climate change. via Pocket
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10 days ago by cthorpe
This Unique Font Uses Psychology to Help You Remember - Geek.com
Everyone has different techniques for learning new things—create a mind map, employ mnemonics, join a study group, use a specific typeface created to help people retain more information and better remember notes. via Pocket
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10 days ago by cthorpe
Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces How to Replace a Failed Hard Drive
Windows Storage Spaces is a great software-defined solution that has been part of the Microsoft stable since Window Server 2012. It provides enterprise storage features such as tiering storage (SSD with Hard Drive), duplations and resilient file system such as ReFS. via Pocket
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10 days ago by cthorpe
Free eBook from Packt - Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook - Third Edition
The shell is the most powerful tool your computer provides. Despite having it at their fingertips, many users are unaware of how much the shell can accomplish. via Pocket
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10 days ago by cthorpe
Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov devolved into chaos after their UFC 229 fight - SBNation.com
Khabib Nurmagomedov viciously choked out Conor McGregor in the third round to cap off UFC 229 on Saturday night, and his third-round submission of the trash-talking Irishman leaped over the octagon and spilled wine into the crowd well after the fight was over. via Pocket
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11 days ago by cthorpe
What not to say in a salary negotiation
You’re 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you’re nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. via Pocket
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12 days ago by cthorpe
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I feel the short-term benefits of CBD within 15 minutes of taking the Charlotte's Web for the first time. I almost immediately feel calmer and more relaxed. My brain, which is usually going 1,000 miles an hour, slows down so I'm able to focus better. via Pocket
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12 days ago by cthorpe
'Age Of Consent': Young Helen Mirren and Her Birthday Suit Make Quite The Splash
Australian artist Norman Lindsay was never afraid or ashamed of his work being deemed too sexy or scandalous. The voluptuous and Rubenesque nude beauties that occupied his paintings were of such great J.O. via Pocket
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12 days ago by cthorpe
Brett Kavanaugh Narrowly Confirmed in Historic, Controversial Vote – Rolling Stone
WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday by a vote of 50 to 48, bringing to a close one of the ugliest and most polarizing Supreme Court nomination battles in modern American history, one that might galvanize women and Democratic voters in November. via Pocket
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12 days ago by cthorpe
Make your Firefox browser a privacy superpower with these extensions | The Firefox Frontier
Privacy is important for everyone, but often in different ways. That’s part of why Firefox Extensions are so powerful. Starting with a browser like Firefox, that’s built for privacy out of the box, you can use extensions to customize your browser to suit your personal privacy needs. via Pocket
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12 days ago by cthorpe
“He Actually Believes He Is Khalid”: The Amazing 30-Year Odyssey of a Counterfeit Saudi Prince | Vanity Fair
“My name is Khalid,” he tells me, and I want to believe him. After all, he has traveled the world as royalty—the son of the king of Saudi Arabia, no less. Leading international investors know him as His Royal Highness Khalid bin al-Saud. via Pocket
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13 days ago by cthorpe
What might Amazon’s 6 page narrative structure look like?
A lot has been written recently about how Jeff Bezos and his executives run their meetings. via Pocket
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13 days ago by cthorpe
Banktivity 7 for macOS Mojave Debuts New Dark Mode, Real Estate Tracking, Calendar, and More – The Sweet Setup
For a long time, I searched endlessly for a piece of personal finance software that fit my needs. We here at The Sweet Setup recommended (and still do recommend) Banktivity as the best app for managing personal finances and budgets, but I didn’t want to stomach its somewhat hefty price tag. via Pocket
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14 days ago by cthorpe
There’s new evidence confirming bias of the “father of scientific racism” | Ars Technica
Newly discovered handwritten documentation sheds new light on an ongoing scientific controversy regarding a famous collection of nearly 1,000 skulls amassed by a 19th-century Philadelphia physician. via Pocket
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14 days ago by cthorpe
Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
To continue, please click the box below to let us know you're not a robot. Please make sure your browser supports JavaScript and cookies and that you are not blocking them from loading. For more information you can review our Terms of Service and Cookie Policy. via Pocket
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14 days ago by cthorpe
Ars on your lunch break: Nothing is real except for object impermanence | Ars Technica
Below you’ll find the second installment of the After On podcast interview in which UC Irvine quantitative psychologist Don Hoffman presents his wildly counterintuitive theory on the nature of reality. Please check out part one if you missed it. via Pocket
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15 days ago by cthorpe
Neanderthals and Other Early Humans: A New Way to Find Bones - The Atlantic
In 2014, two archaeologists, Katerina Douka and Tom Higham, paid a visit to Denisova Cave—a site high up in Siberia’s Altai Mountains that has become something of a magnet for scientists interested in humanity’s past. A decade ago, researchers found a pinky bone in the cave. via Pocket
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15 days ago by cthorpe
How this top producer turns his laptop into a studio - YouTube
Advancements in hardware and software have made it possible to do the bulk of producing on a phone or laptop. Mobile music production has become increasingly popular – out of convenience and sometimes necessity. Even for artists and producers with access to professional studios, there is a need to via Pocket
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16 days ago by cthorpe
This Air Traffic Controller Died After Guiding A Plane To Safety During The Earthquake In Indonesia
"During the last phase of my takeoff, he was still on that tower waiting for me to go up," the pilot of the plane told BuzzFeed News. "That's why I call him my guardian angel. via Pocket
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16 days ago by cthorpe
Roger Sherwood's iPad Pro and iPhone setup – The Sweet Setup
Every week, we post a new interview with someone about what software they use on their Mac, iPhone, or iPad. via Pocket
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17 days ago by cthorpe
iPhone "Gates" Explained! - YouTube
#beautygate. #chargegate. #bendgate. What do they all have in common?Official Apple Antennagate statement: https://ift.tt/2DLKogB Merch: https://ift.tt/2BBmsds Gear I use: https://ift.tt/2qReJnB I'm using right now: https://ift.tt/2wdyEwx via Pocket
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17 days ago by cthorpe
Humanoid construction robot installs drywall by itself
If Japan's Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute has its way, construction workers might be a thing of the past. Researchers have built HRP-5P, a humanoid bot that can handle a variety of construction tasks when there's either a staffing shortage or serious hazards. via Pocket
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17 days ago by cthorpe
Who really killed Avicii? | British GQ
The secretary at Los Angeles’ Transcendental Meditation centre responded to an enquiry on 11 March 2018. On the other end of the line was a lady who managed the home of someone who wished to schedule a private meditation course as soon as possible. via Pocket
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17 days ago by cthorpe
She Paid A Lawyer Thousands Of Dollars To Apply For A Green Card. She Got A Deportation Order Instead.
Edith Duran had always wanted to come to the US. At 17, she got a tourist visa and traveled from her hometown, Zacapa, Guatemala, to New York City. She was excited to see the things she’d only known through movies, like the World Trade Center and snowflakes. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
Study: Women in heavier makeup are less likely to be seen as leaders | Ladders
For women to be taken seriously by their colleagues at work, they may have to hold back on the mascara. According to new research from psychology researchers in Scotland, women get taken less seriously as competent leaders when they wear too much makeup. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
You’re losing out on a lot of money by not doing these 11 things | Ladders
When it comes to money, most of us want to spend less and save more. There are easy, everyday ways to do both, but there are also a lot of things we may not even be thinking of that could help us get more cash back in our accounts. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
3 things to do when you’re unprepared for a meeting | Ladders
Whether a last-minute meeting pops up halfway through the day, or you simply forgot about one until two minutes before it’s scheduled to start, being unprepared for one can be a startling feeling. Here are three tips to use when you find yourself in this situation. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
People Are Accusing This Reality Show Of Normalising Emotionally Abusive Behaviour
“[On Tuesday], Rosie called out Adam’s unacceptable behaviour on the show. We ask viewers to join her in recognising unhealthy behaviour in relationships and speaking out against all forms of domestic abuse – emotional as well as physical. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
Steve Lacy Produced That Hot Kendrick Lamar Track Using Only His iPhone | WIRED
A few minutes after Steve Lacy arrived at a dingy, weed-clouded recording studio in Burbank, the 18-year-old musician flopped down in a plush leather chair in the control room. Vince, one of the studio's proprietors, came in to show Lacy how the mixing boards and monitors worked. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
Where's the Fun in Forever - YouTube
Provided to YouTube by Sony Music EntertainmentWhere's the Fun in Forever · Miguel / 馬吉爾Kaleidoscope Dream℗ 2012 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music EntertainmentReleased on: 2012-09-28Composer, Lyricist: Miguel PimentelProducer: @PopWanselProducer: @OakwudComposer, Lyricist: Warren Felde via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
Today’s used smartphones are a really smart buy - The Verge
As tempting as buying a brand new flagship smartphone might be, these days it’s an enormous investment; several of them cost over $1,000. That’s a serious amount of money to spend on a device. It’s always worth asking yourself if you really need the best of the best. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
Can You Make $100K In Resale Off One Drop? | Life At Complex | Complex
This is Part 2 of the sit down with Supreme reseller SolestreetSneakerCo. Andre shares his most successful drop story as well as his worst line up story. Later on Tony ask the big question: "Is it possible to make over $100,000 in resale profit off a single drop?" via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
The Task Management App Puts Wunderlist and Todoist to Shame | Inverse
Why You Want It: Ours is the age of multi-talented professionals working in a world overflowing with distraction. In order to better focus yourself on various tasks without becoming overwhelmed by what’s on your plate, on the internet, or on the TV, it helps to have, well, help. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
Elon Musk forced to step down as chairman of Tesla, remains CEO - The Verge
Elon Musk has reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the charges filed earlier this week over his abandoned attempt to take Tesla private. via Pocket
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19 days ago by cthorpe
Exotic Hookahs: Citrus Hookah (2016) - YouTube
Today in Exotic Hookahs we Bring you Citrus with our Hookah master Chris and our wonder Co-Host Stefanie. Citrus is not only zesty, juicy and delicious, but citrus fruits are also loaded with healthy goodness. On this episode we use that goodness of our Hookah and finish it off with a Delicious and via Pocket
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19 days ago by cthorpe
Shisha Mixology E1: Hookah Mix (2017) - YouTube
There's a Shisha Flavor for every mood or occasion. Or think outside the bowl and try a brand new Shisha Flavor with another. Same as a Bartender or a Chef Experimenting one should always experiment with new flavors so one could be concocting new and exotic flavors. Never know you might find your p via Pocket
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19 days ago by cthorpe
Why Hookah ???: That is the Question (2017) - YouTube
Why Hookah is a good question we get this asked a lot but many of our faithful Followers has asked us for more Hookah videos and want the latest news and tricks. We also believe that "Hookah is about Bringing People Together" it's our Motto. We are divided enough in this country and hey maybe Hookah via Pocket
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19 days ago by cthorpe
Lindsay Lohan Gets Punched for Trying to Kidnap Family's Children | Complex
Instagram Live viewers were alarmed when Lindsay Lohan followed a homeless family down a street, in order to isolate the sons from their parents. From her earlier Instagram Story updates, the footage was likely taken in Moscow. via Pocket
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19 days ago by cthorpe
How Grammy-winning producer Oak Felder turns his laptop into a studio - The Verge
When I walk into music producer Oak Felder’s studio in the hills of Los Angeles for episode 4 of The Future of Music, it doesn’t feel like a “traditional” label studio. That’s because it’s not. via Pocket
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20 days ago by cthorpe
Someone Mashed Up Brett Kavanaugh's Testimony With The Hamburger Scene From 'Pulp Fiction' And It's Perfect - Digg
​Did you wish you could make Brett Kavanaugh shut up and show some respect during Thursday's Senate hearing? Let Samuel L. Jackson do it for you. via Pocket
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20 days ago by cthorpe
Japan Lands The First-Ever Rover On An Asteroid, Captures Footage From The Surface - Digg
After a three-and-a-half year journey through space, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft released its MINERVA-II1 rovers, Rover-1A and Rover-1B. The twin robots successfully descended onto the Rgyugu asteroid, making them the world's first rovers to land on the surface of an asteroid. via Pocket
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21 days ago by cthorpe
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