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2016/12/7 — 20:44

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精選奇文

  1. Amazon will open a physical grocery store — and it won’t require going through checkout (Washington Post)
    【人性試煉】不用排隊、不用付錢的超市,在中國未必可行。但即管看看 Amazon Go 試業後反應如何。

  2. Man Who Punched Kangaroo to Save His Dog Risked His Life (National Geographic)
    袋鼠最危險之處是其雙腿與尾巴,讀者切勿在澳洲挑釁牠們。(同場加映袋鼠對打)

  3. For the first time we can see how tardigrades mate (BBC)
    We finally have footage of tardigrade mating, and it's even weirder than expected (Science Alert)
    水熊是有趣的生物,身體幾乎無堅不摧,其性生活比我們想象中更複雜,而且還有「前戲」。

  4. Swim. Bike. Cheat? (The New York Times)
    沒有什麼名利巨獎的鐵人賽,為何有人有興趣造假?文章中有關另一造假奇人Kip Litton 的連結也值得一讀。

  5. When Should You Buy Into A Movie’s Hype? (Five Thirty Eight)
    Rotten Tomatoes 網站的影評分數,在電影上映前常常出現大變動,堅持買預售票的朋友有懂得如何調整預期。

天下奇文

  1. All maps are wrong. I cut open a globe to show why. (Vox)
    有關地圖比例問題的文章,這是至今我看過的最詳細一篇。

  2. Dead at 17: 'The Fatal Consequences of Masturbation' - A Handy Guide from 1830 (Dangerous Minds)
    一滴精何只三滴血?二百年前的醫學個案說,自瀆會死人。

  3. British Villagers Are Baffled by Flocking Chinese Tourists (The New York Times)
    原來和旅行團搵遊客笨有關。

  4. How a Fart Killed 10,000 People (The Daily Beast)
    放屁,可傾國傾城,可升官發財,亦可拖垮渾世魔頭。

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