March 7, 2018
"Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works."
Carl Sagan
A Chinese space station is going to fall out of the sky in a few weeks The Chinese space program lost contact with — and their ability to steer — the 9.4-ton Tiangong-1 in March of 2016, after it had been spinning around the earth for over four years, according to state media. Now, it’s losing speed in orbit and is expected to fall into the atmosphere sometime around the first week of April. The craft will tumble back into the atmosphere, and perhaps break up, and where it will fall is difficult to predict. Still, it’s pretty unlikely to hit anyone on reentry. - Vice
KITH Treats Celebrates National Cereal Day with Special Postmates Deliveries The boutique’s Manhattan, Brooklyn, Miami and LA locations will all take part in the celebration with tees and hoodies also available for delivery. KITH Treats’ Delivery capsule features logos on the front and back with six different color schemes housed in special cereal-box inspired packaging. Once the free deliveries have concluded, KITH Treats’ confections will remain on Postmates. - Hypebeast
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) releases details of its first residential and hotel project in New York A new image has been revealed of the block-long site in West Chelsea, which is located near the High Line at 76 11th avenue. Titled ‘The Eleventh’, the project, which is being developed by HFZ capital group, comprises two twisting asymmetrical bronze and travertine towers connected with a skybridge. the new image also shows the evolution of the design, which was first presented in 2016. - designboom
BlackBerry Sues Facebook for Patent Infringement Over Messaging Apps like Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp use some messaging capabilities that were originally designed by BlackBerry, a spokeswoman for the company said in an email. “We have a strong claim that Facebook has infringed on our intellectual property, and after several years of dialogue, we also have an obligation to our shareholders to pursue appropriate legal remedies.” - Motherboard
Billionaire explorer discovers sunken US WWII aircraft carrier Wreckage from the USS Lexington, a US aircraft carrier sunk by the Japanese during World War II, has been discovered 500 miles off the Australian coast by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday. One of the first US aircraft carriers ever built, the vessel dubbed "Lady Lex" was located at the bottom of the Coral Sea, nearly two miles below the surface by the expedition crew of Research Vessel Petrel on Sunday, Allen said. - CNN
Photographer Captures Halos Above Rock Pinnacles Using Drones Photographer Reuben Wu is a pioneer of using LEDs mounted to drones to light landscapes at night, and his project Lux Noctis is filled with gorgeous and unusual photos created using this technique. More recently, Wu has added yet another creative touch: he adds halos above the rock pinnacles on dramatic landscapes by flying the drones in circles during long-exposure photos. “The circles are actual light paths of the modified drone I used to light the landscapes.” - PetaPixel
Airbnb has hired the head of Amazon Prime to run its home-sharing business Greeley joins Airbnb after almost two decades at Amazon, where he led international expansion and more recently Amazon Prime. As president of homes at Airbnb he will oversee the company’s existing listings, plus the newly launched Airbnb Plus, Airbnb Collections (rentals designed for special occasions, like weddings), and loyalty programs for both hosts and guests. His challenge is to show Airbnb can still grow, after growth slowed in the US and Europe in 2017 on increased privacy concerns and a tougher regulatory environment. - Quartz
Carl Sagan's Baloney Detection Kit: A Toolkit That Can Help You Scientifically Separate Sense from Nonsense.

...Much needed. 

How Warby Parker Makes Every Point In Its Employee Lifecycle Extraordinary
Companies truly are the sum of the achievements of their employees, and so, every company should obsessively detail over how to make a great experience for their people, just like Warby seems to be doing. (Seems, because it's impossible to discern reality from a media story, unless you're actually there). 
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