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Your Wednesday afternoon lunch-break linkbait.

I Drank Every Drink On The Tonga Room's Cocktail Menu (For Journalism) Don't worry, y'all, we already called the Pulitzer people. Also, ah, check out the URL for bonus smutty wordplay. [H/t: SFist]

San Francisco Rents Skyrocket, Up 10.1% From Last Year: Just your daily reminder that Everything is Horrible. [H/t: Forbes]

Google Tests Program to Constantly Track Where You Go In Real Life: What could possibly go wrong? [H/t: Valleywag]

Alleged Silk Road Mastermind Was a Dirty Hippie, Best Friend Says: Notable quote: "A woman from Texas, who said she met Ulbricht through OKCupid, wrote that he 'weirdly took his shirt off' before drunkenly passing out at the end of their first (and only) date." Seems like a catch! [H/t: Mashable]

An Intriguingly Detailed Animation of How People Move Around a City: So cool. [H/t: Synthicity]


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