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Matt Novak
mattnovak
Matt Novak is the editor of Gizmodo's Paleofuture blog
Nov 16
16

Meanwhile my cancer-fighting immunocompromised wife’s family, hardcore Indiana Trump supporters, are dead set on having Thanksgiving and Christmas and are pissed we won’t be there.

Nov 16
20

Dr. Osterholm seemed optimistic that even though people would be dying, it might serve as a wake-up call for some Americans to get their act together and act more responsibly. Read more

Nov 16
9

Wait! Waitaminnit! Somebody quick call Sarah Palin. She’ll know what to do with these “death panels”.

Nov 16
21

Isn’t it depressing? We know so many things from history but we’re doing the same mistakes in every way possible. Ignoring a deadly virus that can kill millions, electing a despot and still having 70 million people standing behind him “after” they saw his real face.

Nov 16
31

The 1918 pandemic H1N1 commonly referred to as the “Spanish Flu” infected 500 million people, roughly 1/3 of the worlds approximately 1.5 billion people at that time. Around 10% of those infected, 50 million people died, over 675,000 in the USA alone. Read more

Nov 13
59

Musk is an ignorant asshole, just a straight up bad person. Not “Wow, being a billionaire really has warped his perspective,” which is how I think of most billionaires. He is just a bad guy. He would be a bad guy if he was worth $0.

Nov 11
3

The obvious benefit of this system was that it didn’t require typing skills to quickly write down a message and get it sent.

Nov 11
10

We should consider ourselves fortunate that the telewriter didn’t catch on or we would have certain modern day things sooner than later:
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Oct 1
33

This is why I skip the bread and just have my local sandwich artist fling salami at my gaping maw like I’m Shamu and this Subway is the big tank at Seaworld. Read more

Oct 1
11

I’m willing to bet it’s not an easy problem to fix for them because it directly effects production times and consistency. Their entire system is designed on them being able to crank out sammiches, and since they make their bread on prem, it means it has to be quick. It will also probably effect the texture (and Read more