Are they real?
Any time you get more than a few people living together, you’ve got a society. For many of us, that may mean the familiar milieu of family units, local municipalities and national governments.But there are many ways to organize a group, as the following societies show. Because of circumstance, tradition or other factors, some of these groups have self-organized in ways that might seem alien to those in the mainstream — cannibalism, underground mansions and wild tree-house dwellings are just some of the more notable features of these societies. Others have formed strikingly familiar community arrangements in extraordinary circumstances.
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GRAVITY. YOU MIGHT know it as the force that explains how all clumps of matter came to be. You might know it as John Mayer’s nemesis. You might know it as the thing that causes Earth’s oceans to slosh back and forth twice daily.
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I’ve been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.
Becoming a millionaire isn’t as far-fetched as you would believe. With dedication, patience and focus, becoming a millionaire is completely obtainable. If I can do it, anyone can.
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WHEN NIKE HONCHO Phil Knight commissions his swoosh-stripe Mount Rushmore somewhere in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest, the Air Max 95 will be one of the shoes that will be carved into the Precambrian granite outcropping. The Air Max 95 isn’t the best Nike runner ever made, it’s arguably (sorry Air Jordan junkies) the best Nike shoe ever made, an object burrowed deeply into the popular culture.
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It’s no dress, but this optical illusion will surely make your head hurt.
What you’re looking at is called Ninio’s extinction illusion. There are twelve black dots evenly distributed on the grey smocking leaf pattern, but your (dumb) brain simply won’t allow you to see them all at once. What’s up with that?
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If you’re looking to create digital copies of your old video tapes, vinyl, and cassettes, it can be difficult to know where to start with so many different approaches and hardware setups out there. Our approach should be simple enough for everyone to follow. Here’s what to need to know about creating digital versions of your favorite old movies and music.
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Fresh off the release of his sophomore album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, Travi$ Scott is making big business moves. As Billboard reports, Scott just inked a major worldwide publishing deal with Grand Hustle Publishing/Universal Music Publishing Group. The deal will include all of his previous work, including Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight. “I’ve been chasing Travi$ Scott for years. His talent and ambitions are limitless. He’s a rock star, as well as being a brilliant writer/producer,” said Jody Gerson, the CEO of UMPG.
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