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Not All Equal

Sea level rise is only one effect of climate warming. But it's one of the most linear and easiest to grasp. On Conrad Hackett's Twitter feed (a must follow, imo) I saw this study which was produced by Climate Central and then visualized by The Upshot. The upshot is that when it comes to the direct effects of rising sea levels - submersion and regular flooding - all countries are not equal. The impact is heavily weighted toward East and especially Southeast Asia.

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Transcendent

If your Yankees-hating or Jeter-skepticism overwhelms your ability to appreciate Jeter's game-winning, opposite-field, walk-off single in his final home game last night, you might consider re-examining your soul.

Sit back and watch this and allow yourself to be swept up in the moment. Come on. It's good for you.

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Good Times

Winning: "Devin James was hired to represent the city of Ferguson and help officials rebuild the city’s image, but he was fired after officials say they learned he was a convicted killer."

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