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Munich's Got Its Eye on a Huge Highway System for Cyclists

Bike highways are huge in Europe right now

Apple Will Debut New Apple TV In September

AppleTV rumours are back! Yay!

Yawns gnawed Pan Am

Goldsbie – “the people behind Pan Am were like perky frosh leaders expressing their disappointment at our lack of enthusiasm for the cheer they were trying to teach.”

NBCUniversal Set to Invest in BuzzFeed, Vox Media

old content starting to gobble up the new

True Detectives Sparks Rumors of Pizzolatto-Fukunaga Feud

From a couple episodes ago, but I totally missed this.

The Stunning Rise of Netflix’s Original Programs

“Barely three years after it started churning out its own programming, Netflix already has more original series in various stages of production than HBO.”

The Man-Made Island Jane Jacobs Approved of But Toronto Never Built

Featuring a 70s promo film dug up by Retrontario

Autonomous Weapons: an Open Letter from AI & Robotics Researchers

“The key question for humanity today is whether to start a global AI arms race or to prevent it from starting. If any major military power pushes ahead with AI weapon development, a global arms race is virtually inevitable, and the endpoint of this technological trajectory is obvious: autonomous weapons will become the Kalashnikovs of tomorrow.”

Google's Low-Wage Contract Workers Are Poised to Unionize

The same should happen with Amazon and Uber.

This Chart Shows Why Comcast Would Be Interested in Vice Media and BuzzFeed

Precipitous drops in traditional TV viewership for anyone under 35

NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth

“The newly discovered Kepler-452b is the smallest planet to date discovered orbiting in the habitable zone — the area around a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of an orbiting planet — of a G2-type star, like our sun. The confirmation of Kepler-452b brings the total number of confirmed planets to 1,030.”

Deep Dreamer

Mac app for making terrifying acid trip images via Google’s creepy machine vision neural net

The Earthquake That Will Devastate Seattle

good to know!

Entrepreneurs don’t have a special gene for risk—they come from families with money

Kitchen gadgets review: the Egg Master – a horrifying, unholy affair

“Perhaps soon, sooner than you think, we will all bow to the Egg Master.”

Mainstream Rap's Gay Future Is Upon Us

Cheating Site Ashley Madison Breached, Hackers Threaten to Reveal Info

If they don’t shut the site down. This sounds like an episode of Black Mirror.

Obama on the Hoofbeats of History

Josh Marshall on Obama’s legacy coming together.

People In Toronto Created A Memorial To A Dead Raccoon After The City Forgot To Pick It Up

Norm Kelly: “Residents are being asked to keep their green bins open tonight in honour of #DeadRaccoonTO.”

Smoking 'may play schizophrenia role'

'If there aren’t as many women cycling as men … you need better infrastructure'

Intermission: A eulogy for the Dissolve

Oh no. The Dissolve has shut down.

Ending Greece’s Bleeding

Paul Krugman:

<blockquote>        <p>The truth is that Europe’s self-styled technocrats are like medieval doctors who insisted on bleeding their patients — and when their treatment made the patients sicker, demanded even more bleeding.</p>   </blockquote>

How The Biggest Fight In UFC History Fell Apart

I normally hate UFC shit but this Conor McGregor is a real character. Skip the first couple videos in this story and get right to the shit-talking. He has a talent. (thanks, ÿ)