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Not Breaking, but Interesting News

13 February 2015

 
 
The “real world” is a horrible place that we have to change.

 
Are we ready to listen yet? Maybe if the stories of survival come from the survivors themselves, we’ll be more inclined to care. Click the link to get to the video.

 
I realize he’s no Steve Jobs, but Tim Cook is shaping up to be one helluva stand-up guy. It’s one thing to be aware and it’s quite another to speak out. Thanks for the reality check, Mr. Cook. We could all use a little help identifying where the trouble lurks.

“We still live in a world where all people are not treated equally. Too many people do not feel free to practice their religion or express their opinion or love who they choose—or love who they choose, in a world in which that information can make the difference between life or death.”

–Tim Cook, Apple CEO

 

ScaryImage Source: Thinkstock via Computerworld

 
Not to be a Friday afternoon buzzkill or anything, but we’re all gonna die someday and I thought this information would be useful. Considering how little we manage to look up from our respective screens, we might want to look into what to do with our digital life once real life has caught up with us.

 
If you were ignoring the news about the California drought because you don’t live in California, looks like you fucked up. Droughts suck and they’re coming your way, NASA said so.

 
Everything will not be miraculously OK once you look just right.

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