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Ultra-rich man’s letter: “To My Fellow Filthy Rich Americans: The Pitchforks Are Coming” Nick Hanauer, Filthy Rich, Thing 1, Reading Stories, Rich Man, Interesting Reads, Social Issues, Change The World, Thought Provoking

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 […]

The Story of Edward Mordrake, fact or fiction? Edward Mordrake was a century English nobleman who had an extra face on the back of his head. According to the story, the extra face could neither. Deux Faces, Two Faces, Paranormal, Edward Mordrake, Performance Marketing, Human Oddities, Laughing And Crying, Interesting History, Before Us

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 - An improbable tale of how a British maverick harnessed crowdsourced meteorological discoveries to reveal the poetic wonders of the sky. Cloud Type, Cloud Art, Business Portrait, Zhangye Danxia Landform, Cloud Atlas, New York Times Magazine, Reading Stories, Meteorology, Recent Events

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.

There is a town in Alaska with 217 residents and everybody lives in the same 14 story building. It includes a school, hospital, church, and grocery store - RandomOverload Wtf Fun Facts, True Facts, Funny Facts, Random Facts, Strange Facts, The More You Know, Good To Know, Did You Know, Just For You

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.

A Russian man eases himself into icy water while his slippers wait on a deck. Russian Men, Going Barefoot, Wooden Clogs, Object Lessons, Natural Vitamins, Your Shoes, Feel Better, The Outsiders, Slippers

Welcome, Please Remove Your Shoes

Around the world, slippers are used to keep the outside out of the home.

Bletchley Park code machine that Hitler and generals used found rusting in Essex shed Enigma Machine, Bletchley Park, Antique Typewriter, Vintage Typewriters, National Museum, Selling On Ebay, World War Two, Historical Photos, Wwii

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.

Alexandra Elbakyan is challenging the multibillion-dollar academic publishing industry. Mesh Networking, 50 Million, Stand Up For Yourself, Reading Stories, Powerful Women, Research, Good News, Articles, Amazing Friends

This student put 50 million stolen research articles online. And they’re free.

Alexandra Elbakyan is challenging the multibillion-dollar academic publishing industry.

Four-year-old Daliyah Marie Arana has already read more than books in her young life. A dream came true at the Library of Congress where she was "librarian for the day. 4 Year Old Girl, Four Year Old, Library Of Congress, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Gainesville Georgia, Georgia Girls, Thing 1, Young Life, I Have A Dream

This Little Bookworm Has Read More Than 1,000 Books -- And She's Only 4

She also got to be "librarian for the day" at the Library of Congress.

For families who enjoy both Christmas and Hanukkah traditions, a new children's . For families who enjoy both Christmas and Hanukkah traditions, a new children’s book gives them a Jewish Christmas, Christmas Presents, Christmas Decorations, Christmas Ornaments, Childrens Christmas, Christmas Eve, Hanukkah For Kids, Hanukkah Crafts, Kids

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.

Purchasing a killing machine, even after a national tragedy, is just too easy. Political Economy, Political Science, Weird News, Bad News, Social Injustice, Reading Stories, Sports And Politics, Orlando, Take That

It Took Us Just 38 Minutes To Buy An AR-15 In Orlando

Purchasing a killing machine, even after a national tragedy, is just too easy.

Inside The Dying Days Of Tibet’s Caterpillar Fungus ‘Gold Rush’ Reading Stories, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Gold Rush, Caterpillar, Tibet, Fungi, Stuffed Mushrooms, Day, Dating Relationship

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 ...

Everything you ever wanted to know about groundhog day and Punxsutawney Phil, including a history of Groundhog Day and other famous groundhogs. Reading Stories, Groundhog Day, How To Become, History, Celebrities, Places, Travel, Historia, Celebs

What in the Heck Is Groundhog Day Anyway?

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil, including a history of Groundhog Day and other famous groundhogs.

How did a boring Nintendo game from 1987 become the most coveted cartridge ever? It& a bit of a mystery. Reading Stories, Nintendo Games, Espn, True Stories, Mickey Mouse, Disney Characters, Fictional Characters, Video Games, Mystery

The true story of Nintendo's most wanted game

How did a boring Nintendo game from 1987 become the most coveted cartridge ever? It's a bit of a mystery.

The Airplane Seating Arrangement that Triggers 'Air Rage' Reading Stories, Digital Media, Rage, Airplane, Study, Psychology, Cabin, Graphics, Design

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.

One of my personal heroes: Les Paul. Guitarist extraordinaire, Inventor, Tinkerer, just an amazing man. Les Paul, Multitrack Recording, Recording Equipment, Signature Guitar, The Inventors, Internet Radio, Custom Guitars, Sound & Vision, News Blog

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."

The Hazy History of Flip Cup Flip cup is the reality TV of drinking games. You don’t need much to make it work — a group of people, a pack. Easy Drinking Games, Reading Stories, Make It Work, Reality Tv, Flipping, History, Rectangle Table, Marketing, Group

The Hazy History of Flip Cup

Flip cup is one of the easiest drinking games known to man. Its origin story, and the variations on the game, aren't much more complicated.