Walter Goncalves suffered respiratory failure and multiple organ failure and was pronounced dead. His brother found him alive, hours later, at the morgue.
Desert power: do the insurgents effectively control territory, or merely roads and settlements? The former makes for much scarier maps.
Many countries have been surface-mapped in Minecraft, but here's one that goes right down to the bedrock, courtesy of the British Geological Survey: "Glaciofluvial deposits and superficial deposits of mainly gravelly composition are represented by Gravel."
Everyone knows about George Lucas's habit for messing with the Star Wars trilogy, but not how hard it is to see the unmolested originals--he even refused to give a copy to the National Film Registry.
Police might be able to bash your home's door down and summarily execute you, but that doesn't mean they can use their qualified immunity to escape even the possibility of legal redress.
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The art in airport restaurants is getting pretty spacey.
Uber has acquired a reputation for using nasty business tactics against rival Lyft. The Verge acquired its playbook of dirty tricks.
The Procrastination Doom Loop occurs because "(1) We're think we're in the wrong mood to complete a task, and (2) We assume that our mood will change in the near future, which will help us complete the task," but of course it doesn't.