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Take a Tour of America’s Most Toxic Town

Larry Roberts inclinations his white Mercury Grand Marquis into the empty parking lots of a tiny cafe, G& J’s Gorillas Cage, and cruises into a space near the front opening. The restaurant’s red and white metal trimming is faded and rusted, and the lightbulb-lined roadside mansion has been dark for years. Hand-painted placards in the … Read More

If You Care About Municipalities, Apple’s New Campus Sucks

The new headquarters Apple is building in Cupertino has the absolute excellent doorway treats. The greatest! They are, as all my fellow members Steven Levy writes, precision-milled aluminum runways that attach to glass doors–sliding and fluctuating alike–with no visible bolts. Everything in this building is the best. The toroid glass of the ceiling bows scientifically … Read More

Ascertaining a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich–Then Vegas Made Them Pay

Michael Friberg John Kane was on a inferno of a triumph fleck . On July 3, 2009, he ambled alone into the high-limit chamber at the Silverton Casino in Las Vegas and sat down at a video poker machine called the Game King. Six minutes later the purple light on the top of the machine … Read More

A Revolutionary Way of Loosing a Generation of Geniuses

You can read a form of this history in Spanish here. Pueden leer una versin de esta historia en espaol aqu .~ ATAGEND Jose Urbina Lopez Primary School sits next to a drop exactly across the US border in Mexico. The academy provides inhabitants of Matamoros, a dusty, sunbaked metropolitan of 489, 000 that is … Read More