Things I’ve found interesting February 4th 2020

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Study warns adding chlorine to drinking water may produce major toxins

Study: Mixing chlorine and drinking water can be toxic

New toxic byproducts found in chlorinated water

Man fatally shot during an argument over the Super Bowl

Delco stinks. County and state officials are trying to figure out why.

‘What if it was your family?’ Hundreds of Delaware County town’s residents pack EPA landfill meeting

Delaware County pipeline study finds risk less than fatal car crash, house fire

And reading that makes me wonder who financed that study.

‘If You Want to Kill Someone, We Are the Right Guys’

Meet The Man Who Saves Snowy Owls From Logan Airport

The Olympian and its successor the Olympian Hiawatha were passenger trains operated by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (the “Milwaukee Road”).

Moscow suburban EMU order

A Foundation Built on Oil Embraces the Green Revolution

Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook’s Wild Early Days in Palo Alto

Graffiti artist who took shares instead of cash for painting Facebook’s first HQ seven years ago to make $200MILLION in stock market float

Turns Out the Dot-Com Bust’s Worst Flops Were Actually Fantastic Ideas

Fighting Instagram’s $1.3 Billion Problem—Fake Followers

Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich—Then Vegas Made Them Pay

Alphabet Has a Second, Secretive Quantum Computing Team

How Grubhub Analyzed 4,000 Dishes to Predict Your Next Order

Illinois Recreational marijuana sales hit nearly $40 mil. in January

Scientists Are Literally Spinning Up Lab-Grown Meat

Why the NFL’s Field Goal Record Is Waiting to Be Smashed

Dashlane’s Super Bowl Ad Proves Password Managers Have Arrived

Uber in Vancouver, a Vehicle Ban in SF, and Other Car News

I Accidentally Built A Brogrammer Culture. Now We’re Undoing It

WAND re-scan for over-the-air and antenna

If you receive WAND-TV, COZI and ION over-the-air or by antenna, you will need to rescan the channels on your TV after 2 a.m. on Feb. 9.

Middle-School Dropout Codes Clever Chat Program That Foils NSA Spying

How Google Map Hackers Can Destroy a Business at Will

The World’s Best Bounty Hunter Is 4’11”. Here’s How She Hunts

AWS brings in nearly $10b in sales for Amazon in Q4, hits $40b annual run rate

Google: Translate will soon give you near real-time transcriptions

The Microsoft Edge Browser Features You Should Check Out First

Review: Litter-Robot 3 Connect

Workers at Cresco Labs grow facility in Joliet look to unionize

Mount Vernon Man Develops Plan for Passenger Rail in Ohio

Renovated National Bowling Stadium offering free bowling to public for 25th anniversary Sourced from @JeffRichgels

Marijuana shortages aren’t a coincidence. Illinois kept the market small on purpose.

Illinois Medical Cannabis Shortage

Five entrance and exit ramps on Highway 40 (Interstate 64) will close permanently Monday for improvements to Jefferson Ave and construction of the Major League Soccer stadium near Union Station

Japan Screens 3,700 on Quarantined Cruise Ship after Coronavirus Case

Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan quarantined after passenger diagnosed with coronavirus

More than 3,500 people quarantined on cruise ship in Japan after guest tests positive for coronavirus

Royal Caribbean Warns of More Cruise Cancellations on Coronavirus Threat

Coronavirus Seen Slowing Scrubber Installs in China

Coronavirus Hammers Bulk Shipping

Virus Fears Prompt Shipping Restraints on Vessels From China