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Why no one has died in a commercial passenger jet crash in over a year

Why no one has died in a commercial passenger jet crash in over a year

“I contacted Dispatch and discussed with them that I was uncomfortable taking the aircraft with an unknown reptile condition.…” the pilot wrote.

medium.com/popular-science/why-no-one-has-died-in-a-commercial-passenger-jet-crash-in-over-a-year-d6e3623edc7e/

Who Owns Aokigahara?

Who Owns Aokigahara?

Japan is a prop in these videos, and in the case of Logan Paul, sadly, Japan’s very serious problem with suicide was a prop. For the past year I’ve been doing research on media representations of Aokigahara inside and outside Japan…

gradland.wordpress.com/2018/01/02/who-owns-aokigahara/

Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6

Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6

As Google continues to dominate our access to the web, information through its search engine, and services like Gmail or YouTube, Chrome is a powerful entry point in the company’s vast toolbox.

www.theverge.com/2018/1/4/16805216/google-chrome-only-sites-internet-explorer-6-web-standards/

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.