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Astronaut ice cream is a lie — a disgusting, chalky lie.
2020 campaign money is coalescing around five particular contenders: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Pete Buttigieg. https://bit.ly/2kgDh6S
Labor unions, advocates, and many consumers are urging shoppers to #BoycottAmazon this Prime Day, in solidarity with warehouse employees protesting poor working conditions. https://bit.ly/2kfJ9NL
Game of Thrones caps off its final season by breaking an Emmy record https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/7/16/20696465/game-of-thrones-2019-emmy-nominations-record?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
HBO is the big winner from this year’s Emmys, with a record-shattering year. But we’ve got even more winners and losers beyond that, including Fleabag, BoJack, and ... Schitt’s Creek?! https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/7/16/20696445/emmys-2019-winners-losers-nominations-game-of-thrones-hbo-netflix?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
“What’s your ethnicity?“: Kellyanne Conway defends Trump’s racism by turning the quiet part into a foghorn https://www.vox.com/2019/7/16/20696591/kellyanne-conway-andrew-feinberg-whats-your-ethnicity-trump?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
“This smacks of corruption, plain and simple”: Elizabeth Warren grills Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper over Raytheon lobbying https://www.vox.com/world/2019/7/16/20696452/mark-esper-defense-secretary-raytheon-lobbying-warren?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
5 winners and 18 losers from the Democratic presidential fundraising quarter https://www.vox.com/2019/7/16/20696188/democratic-campaign-2020-fundraising-warren-buttigieg-sanders?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Beto O’Rourke said his great-great-great-grandfather owned two slaves: Rose and Eliza. https://www.vox.com/2019/7/16/20696250/beto-orourke-ancestors-owned-slaves-reparations?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
You've probably seen the footage of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landing on the moon. Here’s how they actually got there. #Apollo11
Instead of a problem, Netflix and Hulu should view password sharing as a form of flattery. https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/7/16/20696124/password-sharing-netflix-hulu-amazon-prime-video?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
RT @Laur_Katz: Congrats to the former NASA intern who bought the three videotapes of the #Apollo11 moon landing at a government surplus auc…
Netflix’s decision to remove 13 Reasons Why’s graphic suicide scene comes after a study established a correlation between the show’s premiere and a spike in youth suicide rates. https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/7/16/20696094/13-reasons-why-netflix-suicide-scene-removed?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content =chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Dashcams and bodycams are intended to prevent police brutality. But do they help when police control the footage?
RT @atrupar: Trump cites 11-second Fox & Friends clip as pretext to investigate Google for treason https://www.vox.com/2019/7/16/20696131/trump-google-investigation-peter-thiel-fox-news
Calls to #BoycottAmazon come from consumers and activists alike as Prime Day continues https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/7/16/20696392/amazon-prime-day-2019-boycott-strikes?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
RT @Recode: "We can no longer believe that if you take racist policies and systems and you replace them with neutral policies that everythi…
Five years after the rise of Black Lives Matter, activists are still protesting. But national attention to police misconduct has waned. https://bit.ly/2jGTd22
Game of Thrones earned a record-breaking 32 nominations for the 2019 #Emmys. http://bit.ly/2kerB4y
The 2019 #EmmyNominations are about to kick off. If the list of nominees for Outstanding Drama Series seems like it’s missing some familiar faces when it’s announced, that’s because it is. @tvoti explains: http://bit.ly/2kamNx6
Here’s the full list of 2019 #Emmy nominees: https://bit.ly/2kerB4y
Joe Biden’s proposal to “build on” the existing Affordable Care Act framework: — A public option open to everyone — More generous subsidies — Crack down on prescription drug pricing — Some new consumer protection regulations https://www.vox.com/2019/7/16/20694598/joe-bidens-health-care-plan-public-option?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
RT @voxdotcom: Mayor Pete Buttigieg discussed his proposals for tech regulation with Recode's @karaswisher https://bit.ly/2SgkLIx
RT @EmilyStewartM: I tried to figure out why so many people don't like Bill de Blasio and this is what I learned. https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/7/16/20694916/bill-de-blasio-2020-polls-nyc-blackout
After her newspaper closed, @emilygee began working three jobs. For @voxdotcom she writes about how burnout and stress manifest for many in America: "A system that runs by marinating a third or more of the workforce in chronic stress isn’t sustainable." https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/7/6/20681186/fast-food-worker-burnout
If you ask President Trump, he isn’t racist. To the contrary, he’s repeatedly said that he’s “the least racist person that you’ve ever encountered.” Trump’s actual record, however, tells a very different story. https://bit.ly/2jK2NRP
Scientists are still studying the lunar samples from the Apollo moon landings — and there is now renewed interest in sending humans back to the moon for more. #Apollo50 https://bit.ly/2JyRA0r
2 million American students take the SAT every year, and their scores play a huge role in determining the opportunities that will come their way. So it’s worth asking: What does the test really measure?
Mark Esper, President Trump’s pick for Defense Secretary who’s facing a confirmation hearing today, is a West Point graduate, former top lobbyist for Raytheon, and currently the secretary of the Army. https://www.vox.com/2019/7/16/20695373/mark-esper-trumps-defense-secretary-explained?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
If the 2019 list of Emmy nominees for Outstanding Drama Series seems like it’s missing some familiar faces when it’s announced this morning at 11:30 am Eastern — that’s because it is. https://bit.ly/2kamNx6
RT @alissamarie: I talked to Lulu Wang, who made the wonderful film #TheFarewell, about making the movie and challenging “what American-nes…
Mothers aren't the only ones who mourn a miscarriage. https://bit.ly/2kcHXL0
“I encourage the American people and all of us in this room and beyond to not take the bait,” Rep. Ayanna Pressley said of Trump’s remarks. “This is a disruptive distraction from the issues.” https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/7/16/20695031/trump-ocasio-cortez-omar-pressley-tlaib-pelosi-squad?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
How Spider-Man: Far From Home’s post-credits reveal could shape the future of the MCU https://www.vox.com/2019/7/16/20693929/spider-man-far-from-home-post-credits-scene-fury-skrull-sword?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
5/5 Learn more about the tension between NASA, collectors, and former astronauts over items that have been to the moon: https://bit.ly/2kc6ZtL #Apollo11
4/ Cassandra Hatton, a senior specialist at Sotheby’s who focuses on science history, explains that the field is new enough, and volatile enough, that prices are able to jump 10,000% in about 40 years. This is unusual.
3/ The estimated market value is between $1 million and $2 million, but the original owner was a NASA intern, who bought the tapes at a government surplus auction for $217.77 in 1976.
2/ Sotheby’s is celebrating #Apollo11's 50th anniversary today with a specialized auction. The marquee item? Videotape, filmed at Mission Control in Houston, TX, which represents the “earliest, sharpest, and most accurate” documentation of humankind’s first steps on the moon.
1/ The holy grail for collectors of space memorabilia is anything that was flown to the moon during the six Apollo missions and unloaded onto the celestial crust. "[The items] represent the pinnacle of human achievement," says the editor of CollectSPACE. https://bit.ly/2kcgb1c
The racism in President Trump’s attacks should be impossible to deny. But for many media outlets and politicians, it somehow wasn’t. https://bit.ly/2k9AFYs
President Trump tweeted on Sunday that four new Democratic members of Congress should “go back” to the “corrupt” countries they are from. Three of the four were born in the US, and the fourth came to the US when she was 10. http://bit.ly/2k9ykNa
Volkswagen and other car companies cheated on emissions tests. A new working paper finds the resultant pollution had harmful impacts on tens of thousands of children. https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/7/16/20694781/volkswagen-emissions-cheating-pollution-child-health?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Cory Booker’s latest criminal justice reform bill takes aim at life imprisonment https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/7/16/20694757/cory-booker-criminal-justice-reform-second-look-act?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Flight attendants keep getting sick. It’s likely because of their uniforms. https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/7/16/20686075/flight-attendants-uniform-sick-delta-alaska-twin-hill-lands-end?utm_cam paign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
For sale: moon dust, lightly used https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2019/7/16/20694802/apollo-11-memorabilia-auction-moon-landing-tapes-anniversary?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
“It’s a very American thing to think about identity on a surface level”: why #TheFarewell director Lulu Wang decided to tell a story about her own family. https://www.vox.com/2019/7/16/20687739/lulu-wang-farewell-interview-identity?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Whenever you do you laundry, plastic microfibers wash out of synthetic materials and right past water treatment plants into our rivers and oceans. Brands are responding with clothes that you can wash less, featuring nanosilver particles to fight odor. https://bit.ly/2xLP9kA
“The issue is people don’t like him, and he doesn’t care”: why so many people hate Bill de Blasio https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/7/16/20694916/bill-de-blasio-2020-polls-nyc-blackout?utm_campaign=vox&utm_c ontent=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Forecasters expected Hurricane #Barry, now a tropical depression, to bring upward of 20 inches of rainfall to the Gulf Coast. But it ended up bringing much less rain, between 4 to 6 inches in most affected areas. Here’s why. https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/7/16/20694634/hurricane-barry-tropical-depression-forecast-rain?utm_campaign =vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Ring doorbells sold like crazy on Amazon Prime Day, despite concerns that they encourage racism and paranoia https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/7/16/20695008/amazon-ring-prime-day-fear-social-media?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=choru s&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Discounts make us think we’re getting a good deal. But are we really? https://bit.ly/2Skcwel
A "caregiver" tax credit would reward parents who stay at home. https://bit.ly/2YVF7cz
RT @voxdotcom: On the latest Recode Decode, Mayor @PeteButtigieg talks with @karaswisher about systemic racism against black Americans, reg…
Momentum is growing behind a broader, more inclusive definition of "work" in our tax code @voxdotcom @dylanmatt https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/7/15/18663193/earned-income-tax-credit-parents-caretakers-economic-security-project
RT @voxdotcom: On the latest Recode Decode, Mayor @PeteButtigieg talks with @karaswisher about systemic racism against black Americans, reg…
RT @voxdotcom: It’s time for a “national debate” about the “right to be forgotten" from the internet, @PeteButtigieg tells @karaswisher: ht…
Acosta addressed the criticism in a press conference Thursday, but left many questions unanswered, including the biggest one: why someone who let Epstein off so easy should remain in charge of an office that deals with human trafficking cases. https://bit.ly/30q4J1w
During that time, he was allowed to leave jail six days a week to go to work — despite county rules barring work release for sex offenders. Miami Herald reporter Julie Brown (@jkbjournalist) broke down the miscarriage of justice on @today_explained: https://apple.co/2JL0043
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