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5 degree angle
The laughably porous White House fence is about to get a little more intimidating as the Secret Service plans to install sharp metal points extending outward at a five degree angle on the top of the fence. At the very least that will show the pigeons who’s boss. [Reuters]
$10 per day
186.4 miles per hour
“Guy goes fast on a thing in a place” records are not usually that interesting, but I’m willing to make an exception. Idris Elba — the guy from “The Wire” and “Thor” — broke the U.K. land speed record in a Bentley Continental GT Speed on a beach, maxing out at 186.4 miles per hour. [CNN Money]
FitBit, the fitness and sleep tracker company, sold 21 million devices since the company began operations in 2007. What’s more, almost half of those wearables — 10.9 million — were sold last year. The company is looking to have an IPO. [Re/Code]
That’s Nintendo’s sales last year, bolstered by the Amiibo interactive figurine. The biggest news out of the company, though, was a plan to team up with Universal Parks & Resorts to build Nintendo attractions in theme parks. Just FYI Nintendo, I would probably pay $500 for the experience of actually catching a Pokémon. [Wired]
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