Weekend Links: All the Money in the World

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Everyone in the world possesses a combined fortune amounting to $241 trillion dollars. That could buy a lot of pizza.

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It's probably not necessary to run in a zig-zag pattern to escape an alligator.

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Sneak peek photos of the new Diagon Alley at Universal Studios' Harry Potter Wizarding World are out, and they look amazing. Starting July 8, lucky visitors may even catch sight of a few of these hidden gems.

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Bass players are easily the most under-appreciated of all rock stars, but that definitely shouldn't be the case.

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Older people are mostly confused about what to do with Google Glass. Regardless, the newfangled technology might be making its way to museums soon.

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A comprehensive ranking of Meryl Streep's 59 distinct roles over four decades, from worst to best, may elicit some strong opinions.

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Scientific articles – the kind published by researchers in peer-reviewed journals, not the brief summaries that make it into newspapers – can be hard for the average reader to wrap their head around. To combat scientific illiteracy, geneticist and anthropologist Jennifer Raff has created a step-by-step guide to make those sources easier to understand for anyone without a doctoral degree.

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This supposedly "better," more mathematically logical method of cutting a cake has been making the rounds recently, but it has plenty of skeptics. What happens to the frosting?

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June 22, 2014 - 9:50am
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