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Please finish your work before playing ;) Quick, Draw! from Google is muy adictivo. https://quickdraw.withgoogle.com/#

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This site is amazing! https://www.hotelwifitest.com/ How many times have you been to a hotel with HORRIBLE WiFi connectivity!? Tks, +TWiT network/This Week in Google. 

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Map nerd time ;) So these are the reported average ages when people lost their virginity around the world.
15: Iceland
16: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Norway, Portugal, Sweden
17: Australia, Austria, Brasil, Chile, Croatia, Czech Rep, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Slovakia, Turkey
18: Canada, France, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan, UK, USA
19: Indonesia, Japan, Nigeria, Poland, Spain, Vietnam
20: Thailand
22: China, India
23: Malaysia
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Damn little dogs...
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OK, a few things: The news has a huge negativity bias because scared people are far more likely to tune in. I'm no Paul Harvey (RIP), but here's the rest of the story.

The Flynn Effect. Humans appear to be gaining about 3 points of IQ per decade and nobody is exactly sure why (though there are working hypotheses). Regardless of whatever you think IQ measures, we're getting better and better at it globally.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flynn_effect

Life expectancy is growing both globally and within United States to all time highs.
https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/publication/global-health-and-aging/living-longer
http://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/news/20141008/us-life-expectancy-hits-record-high-of-nearly-79-years-cdc

Cancer death rates are down 20% in 2 decades and steadily decreasing. Most people seem to think cancers are getting worse.
http://m.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/cancer-statistics-report-death-rate-down-23-percent-in-21-years

Globally people have been getting significantly healthier and more prosperous over the past 200 years in a pretty consistent manner (despite occasional setbacks).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbkSRLYSojo

The world has globally become less violent over years, decades, centuries, and millennia, and a person in the Western World today is probably the least likely to be a victim of violence of any kind compared to any society in history. (Yes, there are lots of anecdotal cases where it has gotten worse, and the trend isn't monotonically downward, but it is still a quite significant and consistent downward trend, with plenty of understanding on reasons why.) Many people I talk to think we live in a time of violence, mostly due to news reports and ignorance of history.
https://www.ted.com/talks/steven_pinker_on_the_myth_of_violence?language=en

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Thank you Google Cardboard ;)
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Finally got around to opening and using my Project Fi legos. Space for the phone, headset underneath and battery pack in the back. I added the Admiral Ackbar Lego figure for a little pizazz. "It's a trap!" #projectfi #admiralackbar Credit to redditor projectwaveform for the design idea. 
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Pretty awesome interactive site showing all of the weapons, planets, heros and abilities.

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Anyone that's interested in the Hurricane Patricia updates, I highly encourage checking out the live news stream on Reddit.  https://www.reddit.com/live/vsowstyv3er1
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