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In defense of drinking one dozen Diet Cokes a day

In defense of drinking one dozen Diet Cokes a day

“Nobody drinks that much Diet Coke in one fucking day. He [Trump] might be a serial killer,” wrote one Twitter user, the declaration garnering more than a thousand retweets.

quartzy.qz.com/1152498/in-defense-of-donald-trump-drinking-a-dozen-diet-cokes-a-day/

‘Star Wars’ Was Influenced By The Nazis — And It Fails To Hold Them Accountable

‘Star Wars’ Was Influenced By The Nazis — And It Fails To Hold Them Accountable

While Nazi-inspired aesthetics and plots provide “Star Wars” with a convenient shorthand for “evil,” the ideological core of Nazism’s evil is missing.

forward.com/culture/film-tv/389632/star-wars-nazi-influence-leni-riefenstahl-triumph-of-will/

“Cat Person”

“Cat Person”

“It was a terrible kiss, shockingly bad; Margot had trouble believing that a grown man could possibly be so bad at kissing.”

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/12/11/cat-person

The 63-Year-Old Retiree Who Broke A Game Looking for The End of the World

The 63-Year-Old Retiree Who Broke A Game Looking for The End of the World

How one retiree’s obsession with ‘The Flame in the Flood’ encapsulates a lifetime of enjoying digital worlds.

waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/z4y3v9/the-63-year-old-retiree-who-broke-a-game-looking-for-the-end-of-the-world/

Trump, Putin and the Pipelines to Nowhere – The Nearly Now

Trump, Putin and the Pipelines to Nowhere – The Nearly Now

You can’t understand what Trump’s doing to America without understanding the “Carbon Bubble”

thenearlynow.com/trump-putin-and-the-pipelines-to-nowhere-742d745ce8fd

Greenland shark is oldest living vertebrate and could be 512 years old, study finds

Greenland shark is oldest living vertebrate and could be 512 years old, study finds

If the data proves correct, the shark could have been alive before Galileo Galilei was convicted of heresy and before Dutch settlers made it to New York City.

www.newsweek.com/greenland-shark-longest-living-vertebrate-science-740965/

Karl Smith is a New Zealander living in Melbourne, Australia. He's an art and design, tech, and pop culture enthusiast. Previous gigs include musician, concierge, picture framer, designer and product manager.