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How to Solve the Hardest Logic Puzzle Ever
A step-by-step guide to True, False, and Random.
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22 days ago by DethStryke
The Fermi Paradox - Wait But Why
PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.) Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away by the insane scale of the universe.
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november 2019 by yiru
How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To
There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time.
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november 2019 by yiru
Taiwan's Status Is a Geopolitical Absurdity - The Atlantic
TAIPEI—After nine years of construction, more than 400 American diplomats and staff have moved into new offices here, a $250 million compound built into a lush hill with security provided by marines.
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july 2019 by yiru
Traffic Jam? Blame 'Induced Demand.' - CityLab
When traffic-clogged highways are expanded, new drivers quickly materialize to fill them. What gives? Here’s how “induced demand” works.
cars  ifttt  demand  capacity  planning  citylab  longread  from:Pocket  hansdorsch  Pocket  transport  transportation  twitter  urbanism 
may 2019 by xer0x
You probably won’t make it to the top
You probably won’t make it to the top, So goes the familiar song of entrepreneurial or professional success. The same song being played in a thousand different tunes by a thousand different hucksters. It’s the song we all want to believe.
from:pocket  career  life  lang:en 
may 2019 by gyger
Why Doctors Reject Tools That Make Their Jobs Easier
Why Doctors Reject Tools That Make Their Jobs Easier, I want to tell you about a brouhaha in my field over a “new” medical discipline three hundred years ago. Half my fellow doctors thought it weighed them down and wanted nothing to do with it. The other half celebrated it as a means for medicine to finally become modern, objective and scientific.
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may 2019 by gyger
Die anständigen Piraten von Prag
The pirate party is almost dead across Europe. Only in the Czech republic, they seem to thrive.
from:pocket  Pirateparty  Czech  republic  article  german  from pocket
may 2019 by gyger
Ich, Ich, Ich - FALTER 20/19
Sebastian Kurz explains why there need to be reelections in Austria 2019. In this speech was only one topic, I {Kurz}
from:pocket  lang:de  Kurz  ÖVP  austria  reelection2019  from pocket
may 2019 by gyger
Kaveh Akbar: “The Palace” | The New Yorker
There is no elegant way
to say this—people
with living hearts
that could fit in my chest
want to melt the city where I was born.
At his elementary school in an American suburb,
a boy’s shirt says: “We Did It To Hiroshima, We Can Do It To Tehran!”
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april 2019 by ursamajor
‘Captain America: Civil War’: Why Chris Evans Is the Anxious Avenger – Rolling Stone
There are black helicopters buzzing over Hollywood Boulevard. The LAPD has shut down traffic in both directions. Thousands of civilians are amassed on the sidewalk.
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march 2019 by yiru
「台灣獨立」其實是在「救中國」:美國不會為了「保衛台灣」向中國宣戰,但絕不允許西太平洋被單一強權控制 - The News Lens 關鍵評論網
在討論有關台灣前途的問題時,常常會遇到一種質疑:「如果中國不惜以武力介入,台灣有能力依靠單獨的力量來與中國抗衡嗎?」就現實的層面,這樣的問題是沒有一點思考價值的。因為這種愚見是把台灣與中國的關係,侷
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march 2019 by yiru
在這一波房價暴漲中,她透支了一個上海人47年的工資
編者按:這一輪央行降準「放水」後,「北漂」、「滬漂」們對於今生今世再也買不起房的恐慌,投資者們對於手中人民幣貶值的恐慌,使得人民幣又一次嘩嘩湧向了截至目前這個國度最堅挺的「硬通貨」——一線城市的房地
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march 2019 by yiru
如何用通俗的语言来解释「费米悖论」?
自2015年2月24日起转载请务必私信咨询,否则视为未授权转载 知乎 @谢熊猫君 任何一个人,在一个晴朗无月的晚上,在一个适合观星的地方,抬头望见满天星星,总是会心有所想:
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march 2019 by yiru

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