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What’s inside that Lithium Ion battery?

“Have you ever wanted to cut a battery open to see how it’s made? Don’t do it. At best, the contents will irritate your skin. At worst, they’ll explode. Fortunately, we’ve got a good way to look inside batteries: a […]

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Humans being humans.

“A group CrossFitters passed by a restaurant in Brazil. Everyone eating thought they were running away from something, so they jumped up and ran with them.” | see video

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It’s a good day to be 5’ 7″.

A brief Googling suggests Rishi Sunak, Emmanuel Macron, Olof Scholz, Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky are all 5’7, it’s an unprecedented consolidation of European power in the hands of short kings

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Gen Z is overestimating the average starting salary by $50K.

“New college grads are in for some reverse sticker shock. A recent survey by Clever Real Estate found that while the average starting salary for college graduates is $55,260, current college students expect to make $103,880 at their first job.” | learn […]

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Seeing natural selection in action, human edition.

“When the Black Death struck Europe in 1348, the bacterial infection killed large swaths of people across the continent, driving the strongest pulse of natural selection yet measured in humans, the new study found.” | learn more