Ultra-rich man’s letter: “To My Fellow Filthy Rich Americans: The Pitchforks Are Coming”
By NICK HANAUER | politico You probably don’t know me, but like you I am one of those .01%ers, a proud and unapologetic capitalist. I have founded, co-founded and funded more than 30 companies across a range of industries—from itsy-bitsy ones like the night club I started in my 20s to giant ones like Amazon.com, for […]
Edward Mordrake - The Man with 2 Faces | Haunted Story
Edward Mordrake was said to be quite handsome when viewed from the front – yet, on the back of his head there was a second face, twisted and evil.
The Amateur Cloud Society That (Sort Of) Rattled the Scientific Community (Published 2016)
An improbable tale of how a British maverick harnessed crowdsourced meteorological discoveries to reveal the poetic wonders of the sky.
Northern enclosure: Alaska's one-house town, home to hundreds
Whittier, including its hospital, school and city government, functions within one self-sufficient structure: a Cold War behemoth.
Secret German WW2 code machine found on eBay
After a secret German WW2 code machine is found on eBay, the National Museum of Computing is asking people to search for its motor.
Meet 'Shmelf,' the Hanukkah elf for Jewish kids
For families who enjoy both Christmas and Hanukkah traditions, a new children's book gives them an elf familiar with dreidels and menorahs.
Inside The Dying Days Of Tibet’s Caterpillar Fungus ‘Gold Rush’
In the beautiful but unforgiving mountains of Tibet, nomads harvest a lucrative caterpillar fungus known for its medicinal properties. But they fear the ...
The Airplane Seating Arrangement that Triggers 'Air Rage'
New research shows that the mere presence of a first class cabin on an airplane—plus the added experience of having to shuffle through this cabin while boarding—contributes to “air rage,” both among economy and first class passengers.
Les Paul, Pirate of the Airwaves? – Soundfly
"Les Paul amplified his cat, Static, who became the unofficial spokescat of Booger Brothers Broadcasting, and was often heard meowing on air."