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They Recorded 125 Phone Calls. What They Found Made My Stomach Turn.

When it comes to stuff like this, it's probably best to have some scruples.

They Recorded 125 Phone Calls. What They Found Made My Stomach Turn.
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Here's an article that explains how this loophole works, citing specific examples of how it can go horribly wrong. And this post, in which the author conducted an abbreviated version of the same experiment, boils the problem down to this punchy analogy:

"Requiring background checks in some places but not others is like locking three of your car doors, leaving one unlocked, and expecting that car to be secure."


Universal background checks are sounding pretty reasonable about now, eh?

Ready for the weekend? Of course, you are. Here's our weekly dose of good vibes to help you shed the stresses of the workweek and put yourself in a great frame of mind.

These 10 stories made us happy this week because they feature amazing creativity, generosity, and one super-cute fish.

1. Diver befriends a fish with the cutest smile

Hawaiian underwater photographer Yuki Nakano befriended a friendly porcupine fish and now they hang out regularly.

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