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The Scam of The Lottery โ€“ Sunday Stuff Edition #31

The Scam of The Lottery โ€“ Sunday Stuff Edition #31

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Skyler
ยทMar 12, 2023ยท

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Table of contents

  • The Lottery: The Scam No One Sees
  • Is China Really Socialist?
  • Facial Recognition Tech: What Happens to Your Biometric Data?
  • Why America's Biggest Cities Are Littered With Vacant Lots
  • Why American Lawns All Look the Same

A person holding lottery tickets

The Lottery: The Scam No One Sees

๐Ÿ“น A 22-minute YouTube Video by Johnny Harris


Lotteries are massive worldwide. Are they really fair or just a clever government scam? Critics argue that lotteries prey on the poor and vulnerable, with the odds heavily stacked against them. Additionally, there have been numerous reports of fraud and corruption within the industry, raising questions about whether lotteries serve the public or simply line the pockets of insiders. While lotteries may offer the allure of a life-changing jackpot, it's important to understand just how low your chances of winning are.

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Is China Really Socialist?

๐Ÿ“น A 22-minute YouTube video by PolyMatter


China's socialist identity is complex. While the government's policies have shaped China's development, they have also been subject to constant revision and adaptation. It has continuously been criticized for its authoritarian government and human rights problems. As China continues to evolve, its future as a socialist country remains uncertain.

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Facial Recognition Tech: What Happens to Your Biometric Data?

๐Ÿ“น A 7-minute YouTube video by Wall Street Journal


Biometric data is a valuable tool that can help identify criminals but raises significant privacy concerns. Once your biometric data is collected, it's often stored in databases maintained by governments or corporations, making it vulnerable to hacking or misuse. Biometric data could aid in discrimination or track people without their knowledge or consent. By understanding the risks associated with biometric data and taking steps to protect it, we can help ensure that this technology benefits society without sacrificing our privacy and security.

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Why America's Biggest Cities Are Littered With Vacant Lots

๐Ÿ“น A 6-minute YouTube video by Wall Street Journal


Vacant lots are a growing problem in many US cities. These empty spaces can become eyesores and deter economic development. However, some cities have implemented solutions to address the issue, like development incentives and acquisition programs. By turning vacant lots into vibrant spaces, cities can improve.

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A person mowing a large lawn

Why American Lawns All Look the Same

๐Ÿ“น A 6-minute YouTube video by Half as Interesting


Have you ever noticed that all American lawns look the same? From the suburbs to the countryside, most lawns are characterized by a uniform height of grass, a rectangular shape, and only grass. But why? The answer lies in a combination of historical and cultural factors. From the rise of suburban housing developments to the desire for a neat outdoor space, there are many reasons why Americans have come to view a perfect lawn as the standard. By embracing more diverse landscaping techniques, we can create beautiful and sustainable outdoor spaces that are also eco-friendly.

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