Friday 09.15.17

“I’ve never known a man worth his salt who, in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn’t appreciate the grind, the discipline."
Vince Lombardi


Several hurt in 'terrorist' incident on London underground train  Several people were injured on Friday after witnesses reported there had been a blast on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London and police said they were treating it as a terrorism incident. - Reuters

Hyperloop One picks 10 possible hyperloop routes around the world  Hyperloop One has announced 10 winning submissions in a long-running contest to find what it believes to be the best places to build the first hyperloop tracks in the world, four of which are located in America. - The Verge

Here’s What Your Identity Sells For on the Dark Web  How much is your personal data worth to you? A lot. (Thanks, Equifax.) And how much is it worth to an identity thief? The price tags on our personal data may surprise you. - Bloomberg

Google sued over 'sex discrimination'  Three previous female employees of Google have filed a lawsuit against the technology giant, alleging it pays women less than men for comparable work. - BBC

Body of FT journalist presumed killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka  The body of a British journalist believed to have been killed by a crocodile has been found in Sri Lanka. Witnesses say he had been taking surfing lessons and was pulled into the water while washing his hands. - The Guardian

North Korea fires missile over Japan in longest-ever flight  North Korea conducted its longest-ever test flight of a ballistic missile Friday, sending an intermediate-range weapon hurtling over U.S. ally Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean in a launch that signals both defiance to its rivals and a big technological advance. - Associated Press

Snow leopard no longer 'endangered'  The elegant and elusive animals, which live in the mountains of central Asia, that were first listed as endangered by the IUCN in 1972 are now no longer endangered only "threatened". - BBC

Google in talks to invest in Lyft  Google has held talks to invest around $1 billion in Lyft and the word is that this decision is being driven by top-level executives like Alphabet CEO Larry Page. - Axios

  The Absurd History of Nike Air Technology

"As a fashion statement alone, the introduction of Air Max helped to create a cottage industry of sneakerheads and collectors with closets full of unworn shoes. However, there’s very little real science—despite Nike commercials that say otherwise—supporting the idea that filling running shoes with pressurized air makes you a better athlete. Recent research actually suggests the opposite."

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