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Twitter Thread: Inuit Shares Insane Food Prices Up North

Living in a remote place is a great way to not have access to fresh fruits and vegetables, and this is wild. Twitter user KataraPiujuq showed some of the crazy high prices for fruit and vegetables, and how it's a bit of an issue. Just seeing a bag of oranges go for 20 bucks is enough to make anyone frustrated.

Twitter thread on very high arctic fruit and vegetable prices | Inuk Katara @KataraPiujuq Thread fruit and vegetable prices Arctic 7:53 PM 06 Oct 20 Twitter Web App 19.3K Retweets 1,932 Quote Tweets 51K Likes Inuk Katara @KataraPiujuq 20h Replying KataraPiujuq And before say 'just move down south' here is price airfare my hometown Ottawa O https bookings.canadiannorth.com/dx/STDX/Might-selection?journeyType-one-way&localemen-US O YGT YOW 又Passerears Seats Panent 1,225.08 DEPART Wed, Oct 7th Trip
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Twitter Thread: Star Trek and the Inhumanity of Gig Economies

Twitter user _danilo uses an example from Star Trek to explain some of the dangers of having an industry that lacks face-to-face interaction with its own workers. It's scary enough to imagine your job being done by a cold, calculating robot, but what if your boss's job was done by a cold, calculating robot? For something with more Star Trek fun and less technocratic dread, here's an awesome Tumblr post on how hard humans go in Star Trek.

Twitter thread on danger of tech in gig economies | Frisco Uplink @_danilo After premiere Picard name checked Bruce Maddox, decided head back and watch Measure Man, TNG S2E09. And turns out Maddox is bit tech bro. Startling well this holds up three decades later. This kind guy is still problem. | Frisco Uplink @_danilo As refresher Measure Man TNG at its hammiest, most thought provoking best courtroom drama where fate Data hinges on question whether he is sentient being deserving call basic
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14 Things Millennials Are Killing

Will anybody stop these awful millennials from killing every industry in sight? Today it's Chili's, cable, and taxis. Tomorrow it'll be THE WORLD.

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20 Insane Facts to Make You Seem Smarter at Parties

Here are some more shocking facts that will make your friends think you're intelligent until they also read this.

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Research Analyst Exposes Pizza's Role in Politics

Bloomberg Writer Anna Massoglia (@annalecta) delivers facts on the influence of Big Pizza in Government. From campaign expenditures to lobbying dollars, these slices of info will fill you with existential dread, suspicion of your government, and...cheese?

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