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4/14/2021
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Numlock News: April 14, 2021 • Scrub Jay, Transfers, Complaints

By Walt Hickey Internet A judge ordered Charter Communications to fork over $19179392.45 to Windstream, a rival telecom, after sending out a mailing to Windstream customers with the color scheme of a
4/13/2021
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Numlock News: April 13, 2021 • Denali, Cookies, Rocky Horror,

By Walt Hickey Time Warp Prior to the pandemic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show had played at the Clinton Street Theater in Portland every Saturday night for 43 years, one of the longest unbroken streaks
4/12/2021
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Numlock News: April 12, 2021 • Smuggling, Super Mario, Cicadas

By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Another Castle Speedrunner Niftski became the first person to break 4 minutes, 55 seconds in a speedrun of Super Mario Bros., a monumental barrier break that required
4/9/2021
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Numlock News: April 9, 2021 • Poison, Rivers, Anime

By Walt Hickey Have an excellent weekend! Hack Last month, 8.2 terabytes of data from 100 million people using Indian mobile payments app MobiKwik hit the dark web, a collection of phone numbers,
4/8/2021
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Numlock News: April 8, 2021 • Box Tops, Knives Out, Muons

By Walt Hickey Knives Out A pair of sequels to the hit murder mystery film Knives Out has sold to Netflix for $469 million, a colossal sum for the rights to two followups to the 2019 film. The first
4/7/2021
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Numlock News: April 7, 2021 • Gas, Cash, Grass

By Walt Hickey Cards Topps Co., which makes sports trading cards, will go public through a special purposes acquisition company that values the company at $1.3 billion. The trading card boom has been
4/6/2021
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Numlock News: April 6, 2021 • Chopper, Ketchup, Yahoo Answers

By Walt Hickey Get To The Chopper A 4-pound solar-powered helicopter successfully endured its first nights on Mars, having been deposited by the Perseverance rover ahead of a first planned flight on
4/5/2021
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Numlock News: April 5, 2021 • Paleobotany, Solar, Godzilla

By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Titans Godzilla vs. Kong made $48.5 million in its first five days over the course of the Easter weekend domestically, the best performance of any film released over the
4/2/2021
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Numlock News: April 2, 2021 • Lambs, Grizzly Bears, Mr. Brightside

By Walt Hickey Have a great weekend! To hear the audio version of last week's Sunday interview with the brilliant Karen Hao, anyone can check out the Numlock Podcast on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.
4/1/2021
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Numlock News: April 1, 2021 • Ghost Cattle, Among Us, Mayor

By Walt Hickey Public service announcement: because of the date, the internet might be extremely stupid today, so do exercise some extra caution. All of these have been vetted for credibility, but be
3/31/2021
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Numlock News: March 31, 2021 • Billionaires, Blossoms, Blockchains

By Walt Hickey Last day to claim a free sticker pack! All you have to do is tell some friends, give out some free subscriptions or upgrade to paid. Playgrounds Every year, the New York City Parks
3/31/2021
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Numlock News: March 30, 2021 • Tokyo, Charizard, Invasive Species

By Walt Hickey We're down to one day left on the sticker packs, they'll go into the Numlock Vault soon. Get one either by becoming a paid subscriber, or telling five people about the newsletter
3/29/2021
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Numlock News: March 29, 2021 • Godzilla, Asteroid Impact, Applebee's

By Walt Hickey Welcome back! The get-a-free-sticker-pack if you tell some friends promo ends Wednesday, and may end sooner if I run out of stickers. THEY SCOOCHED THE BOAT Efforts to dislodge the
3/26/2021
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Numlock News: March 26, 2021 • Marvel Comics, Octopus Dreams, Genetic Heist

By Walt Hickey Have a great weekend! This weekend will also have another podcast version of the Sunday edition, anyone can listen to that on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Marvel In an earth-shattering
3/25/2021
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Numlock News: March 25, 2021 • Paparazzi, Cigarettes, Eagles

By Walt Hickey Paparazzi Splash News & Picture, a paparazzi agency, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the result of financial problems that have beset the entire industry of “taking photos of
3/24/2021
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Numlock News: March 24, 2021 • Copan, Pandora, Block

By Walt Hickey Model The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced an upgrade to their hurricane forecasting model, which will for the first time use data from the upper atmosphere,
3/23/2021
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Numlock News: March 23, 2021 • Offshore, Cultists, Hatching

By Walt Hickey The second batch of sticker packs went out today! Supplies are limited, claim them while they're still available. Eggs Five years ago, United Egg Producers pledged they would
3/22/2021
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Numlock News: March 22, 2021 • Salmon, Chips, Volcano

By Walt Hickey Welcome back! Salmon Chaos A popular chain of sushi restaurants in Taiwan announced a limited time offer last week, where any customer whose name just so happened to include “gui yu,”
3/19/2021
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Numlock News: March 19, 2021 • Oumuamua, Madness, Storms

By Walt Hickey Have a great weekend! Last day of the 14.00 percent off flash Stimulus sale. Hurricanes NOAA is reconsidering how to calculate what an “average” hurricane season is, which given the
3/18/2021
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Numlock News: March 18, 2021 • Ocean Water, Martian Water, Poisoned Water

By Walt Hickey In addition to the limited time only sticker pack, for a short time get 14.00 percent off when you grab an annual subscription through our flash Stimulus sale, ends tomorrow. Vouchers If