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Friday, July 11, 2014

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Friday Links

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 09:05 AM PDT

A weekly collection of design, data and interactive links. Design/Data viz Super Pixel Quest | Use the arrows to navigate through the story Shadow Transit | Map of NYC's dollar vans Visualizng Algorithms | Using d3.js to visualize and explain algorithms Nike | Nike's World Cup Typography SmartyPins | Google Maps trivia game Play Magnus | Test your chess skills against the World Champion Find Guidelines | The fastest way to find brand assets Photo/Video Vershleif | Using an edge sander to capture objects frame by frame San Francisco Tunnels | Deep look at the SF tunnel system Photo Contest | 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, Part II Twinkie Ingredients | Gallery of isolated Twinkie ingredients EyeSpeak | Eye tracking augmented reality glasses designed for ALS, MD, and SCI patients Illustration Ploom.tv | Illustrations by Eiko Ojala Sam Brewster | Vintage inspired illustrations See last week's links Have a nice weekend! @dubly and @talyellin

It's freebie Friday: Slurpees and sandwiches

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 09:10 AM PDT

Like free food? Today's your lucky day!

Buffett, Adelson & Gates: Pass immigration

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:29 AM PDT

Read full story for latest details.

Friday funk: Stocks struggle for direction

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:37 AM PDT

Caution is the word of the day on Wall Street Friday.

Chrysler recalls 895,000 SUVs for fire risk

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 06:43 AM PDT

Chrysler is recalling 895,000 SUVs for fire risk. The problem: the lights in the vanity mirrors.

Wells Fargo is lending its mountain of cash

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 09:00 AM PDT

Read full story for latest details.

Amazon to FAA: Let us fly our drones

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:06 AM PDT

Getting all your deliveries by drone is getting one step closer to reality.

Should you raid your retirement savings to slash debt?

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:22 AM PDT

If dipping into your retirement savings to finally pay off that pesky credit card bill sounds like a good idea, you should probably think twice.

Stocks will end 2014 even higher, experts say

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:29 AM PDT

The five-year-old bull market in stocks may not be raging the way it was last year, but the stampede is far from over.

Business wants immigration reform. Why? Because they can't find enough workers

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 02:53 AM PDT

As the nation deals with an immigration crisis at its borders, businesses are stepping up their calls for reform.

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 04:31 AM PDT

Markets appear to have stepped back from the brink after hair-raising events in Europe cast a pall over Wall Street.

Argentina vs. Germany: By the econ numbers

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 09:12 PM PDT

The World Cup final is set: Argentina versus Germany. The two teams face off Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for global glory.

Uninsured rate plummets under Obamacare

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 03:27 PM PDT

The number of Americans lacking health insurance has plummeted this year, a trio of surveys released Thursday found.

Auto worker union scores a win in the South

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 02:37 PM PDT

The shrinking United Auto Workers Union scored a big win in the South Thursday.

Aereo's future: Online cable provider?

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 12:12 PM PDT

Aereo may get a second life if it succeeds in reinventing itself as a cable company that legally delivers channels via the Internet.

Tech stock soars 25,000%. Trading halted

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 08:28 AM PDT

A 25,000% return is unheard of, but that's how much Cynk Technology has soared since the middle of June.

Carlos Slim, world's second-richest person, forced to break up telecom empire

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 10:54 AM PDT

The world's second-richest man is slimming down his empire.

Amazon accused of illegally billing for kids' gaming purchases

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 03:20 PM PDT

Good news for parents of overzealous gamers: you may have a refund coming.

Crumbs: Not dead yet

Posted: 10 Jul 2014 01:08 PM PDT

Crumbs may not be falling apart after all.

Portugal bank crisis: 4 reasons to keep calm

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 04:43 AM PDT

European financial markets have begun to calm down from the shock waves sparked by a Portuguese bank's struggles, which revived memories of the region's debt crisis.

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