01/07/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • How college football players use their stipends. (nytimes)
  • Chickens are smarter than they look. (mentalfloss)
  • The Mediterranean diet is good for the brain. (newscientist)
  • Why Rogue One’s multi-cultural cast matters. (slate)
  • Fish are headed to cooler waters to fishermen’s ire. (nytimes)
  • How to read more in the new year. (qz)
  • Thieves in Italy have taken a liking to Parmigiano Reggiano. (cbsnews)
  • Can technology make football safer? (newyorker)
  • What are the true factors behind increased longevity in the so-called "Blue Zones"? (medium)
  • The public health case for getting rid of ‘dirty’ cash. (scientificamerican)
  • What we lost in the air travel age. (bloomberg)
  • Chicks dig dudes that eat garlic. (scientificamerican)
  • Animals sleep. Humans get up and go to work. (brainpickings)
  • Will vertical farms be able to feed city dwellers? (newyorker)
  • Do anti-snoring devices work? (npr)
  • 2017: What Scientific Term of Concept Ought to Be More Widely Known? (edge)
  • Some colleges that are just as selective as the Ivy League. (businessinsider)
  • Facebook is making you miserable. (bigthink)
  • Cameron Crowe looks back at "Jerry Maguire" twenty years in. (deadline)
  • Solar panels are likely being sold at a loss at the moment. (bloomberg)
  • MBA classrooms are going high tech. (wsj)
  • How to make college football better. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Amazon’s ($AMZN) robot army is growing rapidly. (seattletimes)
  • A conversation with Michael Lewis author of "The Undoing Project" about pioneering psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. (theatlantic)
  • England has more foxes than commonly thought. (newscientist)
  • Kindness isn’t a cost, it’s a benefit. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • What it’s like to drive the hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai. (businessinsider)
  • Living near busy roads increases the risk of dementia. (theguardian)
  • The technology in Rogue One and all of Star Wars for that matter is quite retro. (bryanalexander)
  • Adobe Flash is dying. Is it worth saving? (qz)
  • The Long, Sordid History of High Fees for Low Returns (jasonzweig)
  • Ford’s ($F) Lincoln is outperforming the luxury market. (businessinsider)
  • How can you tell if your therapy is working? (wsj)
  • On the dangers of reading only what is new. (farnamstreetblog)
  • A. J. Daulerio tells his side of the Hulk Hogan/Gawker story. (esquire)
  • Don’t let tools and categorizations blind us to the real world. (thinkadvisor)
  • An excerpt from "The Undoing Project" on how ER doctors avoid dumb mistakes. (qz)
  • Is there such a thing as ‘broken heart syndrome’? (slate)
  • America still makes stuff. (theatlantic)
  • When Big Business Happens to Your Pet: A wave of corporatization is hitting the veterinary industry, but does a one-size-fits-all approach work?&#xA0 (bloomberg)
  • A new Michael Mauboussin white paper, this time on the active-passive ecosystem, is always worthy of note. (hurricanecapital.wordpress)
  • Income inequality in college football is stark. (bloomberg)
  • Liquid Assets: A maverick hedge fund manager thinks Wall Street is the answer to the water crisis in the West.&#xA0 (propublica)
  • How to convince some one when facts fail. (scientificamerican)
  • Japan has an eel problem, that is not enough of them. (newyorker)
  • Snow is more important to California than rain. (bloomberg)
  • What it’s like to be an ESPN college football analyst. (al)
  • The New Suburbia: More Urban (nytimes)
  • Hackers can target the bar codes on your bags and tickets. (pcmag)
  • Why you should design on laziness. (nymag)
  • 2016 was not unusual in the number of celebrity deaths. (macro.media.mit.edu)
  • Where EVs are taking off. (ritholtz)
  • Smart ways to turn in your old gadgets for cash. (wsj)

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