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Volume 2, Issue 7: The One About Coal Mining

Because Tinyletter is mostly for mail, it’s nearly impossible to find old newsletters. So I’m posting all my old newsletters here so they can be searched, indexed, all that. You’re still better off just subscribing.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis died May 19, 1994 at the age of 64.

There’s a fantastic podcast by my old Daily Illini colleague Kelly McEvers, co-host of NPR’s “All Things Considered,”...

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A battery pack for your Echo Dot, Kindle cookbooks, and rechargeable batteries lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web.


Top Tech Deals

Update: The Eneloops are already sold out, but the AmazonBasics batteries (which are likely just rebranded Eneloops themselves) are the same price .

Amazon product B00HZV9WTM

Want to see firsthand why people love Eneloop rechargeable batteries...

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Jennifer Garner's Instagram Is a Welcome Salve
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In the past few years, Jennifer Garner has transformed from Hollywood sweetheart and half of Bennifer 2.0 to one of our culture’s most awkward and soothing personalities. After dumping Ben Affleck (thereby extricating herself from his many rumored troubles), becoming the face of a credit card, focusing...

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Bobby Finger
hour rule

Citroën DS


Night Flight
FourFingerWu 4 minutes ago. 0 comments
Night Flight

Welcome to Night Flight. Your weekend open thread. Tesla.

Publicity photo of Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla in December 1899 sitting in his laboratory in Colorado Springs next to his magnifying transmitter high voltage generator while the machine produced huge bolts of electricity.To give an idea of the magnitude of the discharge the experimenter is sitting slightly behind the “extra...

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Anonymity and Octopath Traveler
Sulfy 4 minutes ago. 6 comments
Anonymity and Octopath Traveler

There’s a connection...a thematic connection! Sort of.

So a while back I wrote a post to try and get people to remember and practice empathy because I felt that it was important to remember that the author of the text you’re reading is another living, breathing human being.

It was never going to change the world, trolls will continue being trolls and jerks will be jerks, but hopefully at least...

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Hello Puppeteer, Mecha #355606

The Blue Fairy is a major character in the 1940 Disney animated feature film Pinocchio.

Podcast: We React To Bethesda, Square Enix, And Ubisoft At E3 2018

Another day, another bunch of E3 press conferences. Let’s talk about them!

On the second episode of Kotaku Splitscreen’s special E3 coverage, Jason Schreier and I talked about everything we liked (and didn’t like) about Bethesda’s press conference from last night, Square Enix’s letdown of a show this morning, and Ubisoft’s reliably daffy extravaganza earlier this afternoon. Listen below,...

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German Automakers Want To Make A Deal With Trump To End All Car Tariffs, Including The Hated 'Chicken Tax'

Finally, some potentially good news: in an effort to get the Trump administration to abandon its plan to place a 25 percent tax on all European auto imports, all three of the big German automakers—Daimler, Volkswagen, and NSU (just kidding, it’s BMW)—have come up with a proposal that would get rid of all car import tariffs between America and Europe. And that would include the hatedChicken...

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The Aspiring Engineer
The Aspiring Engineer 7 minutes ago. 8 comments
<i>Bullshit </i>

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the most bullshit argument in the history of arguing.

The developer behind this road is saying that the mayor had to give it to him because, and I am not making this up “Rioboo owns the rights to the precast pillars used on the construction.” Okay. This guy just claimed that no one else is allowed to make bridges or elevated roadways because he owns the rights...

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<a href="https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/fridays-best-deals-logitech-speaker-system-panasonic-1822225541" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Friday&#39;s Best Deals: Logitech Speaker System, Panasonic Shavers, MicroSD Cards, And More</a>

A Logitech speaker system , a Panasonic shaver and beard trimmer , a Samsung microSD card , and more are all part of today’s best deals.

Friday's Best Lifestyle Deals: ModCloth, Magic Wand, Saucony, Columbia, and More

Columbia’s huge Winter Sale, discounted Saucony gear, a Magic Wand to spend your Valentine’s Day…

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Top Tech Deals

If you’re still listening to your computer...

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<a href="https://ofertas.univision.com/ebay-esta-ofreciendo-un-15-de-descuento-en-casi-todos-1825780437" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">eBay está ofreciendo un 15% de descuento en casi todos sus productos, incluyendo la Nintendo Switch</a>

Si te perdiste las rebajas en eBay hace unas semanas, hoy vuelven a estar disponibles.

Usa el código PMAY4TH para ahorrar un 15% en casi cualquier pedido de +$50 (las tarjetas regalo, real state y dinero no están incluidos en la oferta). Puedes ahorrar hasta $50 en total. Aprovecha para comprar videojuegos en el outlet de Best Buy, para hacerte con la Nintendo Switch(disponibles por $277 en...

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<a href="https://theinventory.com/trono-like-those-inflatable-couches-but-a-chair-1823168022" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Trono: Like Those Inflatable Couches but a Chair</a>

Is an inflatable chair better than an inflatable couch ? Yes. Is an inflatable chair better than an actual chair ? Probably not.

Amazon product B073RJ1971 Amazon product B01KAAH9QM

I hate inflating those inflatable couches, and while they’re great for laying down on, they’re definitely not comfortable to sit on unless you’ve got something to prop them against. The Trono Chair inflates...

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Your browser does not support HTML5 video tag.Click here to view original GIFPreorder Micro Wallet | $20+ | KickstarterGIF: Kickstarter

Leather can only get so thin, so if you want a truly minimal wallet, you may want to give paper a try.

Or to be more specific, tyvek. It’s waterproof, tear resistant, thin, and flexible... everything you’d want a minimal wallet to be. The upcoming Micro Wallet...

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Get Lifted: An in-Home Face-Lift at Your Fingertips

Ever wonder how supermodels stay supernaturally young looking? Some of it’s genetics. A lot of it’s not. Face taping is a trick that I’ve seen and admired while on set with a lot of my fellow supes and hanging with my drag queen mister-sisters, but I haven’t tried it till now.

Admittedly, at 53, fatigue shows up on the face and neck. When The Glow Up friend makeup artist Marc Cornwall...

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<a href="https://splinternews.com/how-trans-women-are-getting-ahead-in-the-adult-webcam-i-1793849153" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">How trans women are getting ahead in the adult webcam industry</a>

MEDELLIN, Colombia — Violeta and Gia Gomez were brothers by birth. Now they’re sisters by choice.

The siblings work together as adult webcam models in Colombia's booming internet porn business, which offers trans women better jobs, higher salaries and safer working conditions than any other industry in the country. That may sound like a ludicrously sweeping statement to make, but the live cam...

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Hello Puppeteer, Mecha #462528

The Blue Fairy is a major character in the 1940 Disney animated feature film Pinocchio.