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What Would Happen If Every Satellite Suddenly Died?

Imagine totally disconnecting from the world at large: internet, mobile service, television—all totally gone, leaving you free from virtual distractions and the accompanying stress. It's a fantasy most people have had at some point even if they never plan on following through. But what would happen if everyone was suddenly cut off—and it wasn't by choice? Read More >>

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Life in an Amazon UK Warehouse: Fear and Efficiency at 35 Orders Per Second

It shouldn't come as a surprise that Amazon's warehouses, especially at Christmastime, have to be a perfectly greased, gargantuan machine in order to meet the needs of its hundreds of millions of clients. We're less likely, however, to look beyond the company's impressive exterior at the individual pieces that make it run—Amazon's very human employees. Read More >>

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