02/04/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Airlines are falling for the whole "service dog" scam. (wsj)
  • Nike ($NKE) is going upscale. (businessinsider)
  • Lunch with Ed Thorp author of the newly published "My Life in Markets." (ft)
  • There are only a handful of researchers who tackle scientific fraud full-time. (theguardian)
  • The Pine City High School boys basketball team only shoots threes or shots in the paint. (wsj)
  • How to lie with charts. (ft)
  • How the US became greener than Germany. (sl-advisors)
  • Self-driving cars are getting better, faster than anyone expected. (wired)
  • Hollywood is dying. What comes next? (vanityfair)
  • How to get a reservation at a hot restaurant. (wsj)
  • Booze is the new popcorn at movie theaters. (hollywoodreporter)
  • How the 1980 US Hockey Team beat the unbeatable Russians. (farnamstreetblog)
  • How life provides some perspective to even the most driven. (ibj)
  • Why wealthy individuals are funding climate change research. (fastcompany)
  • Why your business should ditch cash. (wsj)
  • Uh oh. Poker AI crushes four poker pros. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Five rules to not embarrass yourself at a sushi restaurant. (bloomberg)
  • All kids need a later starting time for school. (fastcoexist)
  • Nuclear power is getting left in the dust by solar. (bloomberg)
  • Ten investment recommendations for 2017 (or any year). (rpseawright.wordpress)
  • Lithium ion battery storage is becoming a viable part of the grid. (bloomberg)
  • Why reading books is so important. (qz)
  • Jake Taylor talks with Marko Dimitrijevic author of "Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets." (fivegoodquestions.co)
  • You could read a lot of books in the time you spend on social media. (qz)
  • We are investing more and more in our children. Are we doing right by them? (1843magazine)
  • 8 ways to read more books this year. (hbr)
  • Can “entity wagering” funds become a viable alternative asset? (wsj)
  • How the Internet changes everything. (stratechery)
  • A look at the universe of gadgets that orbit the smartphone. (ben-evans)
  • Jimmer Fredette is experiencing a career resurgence in the Chinese Basketball Association. (sports.yahoo)
  • Stretching is the new hot fitness fad. (nytimes)
  • Why you are paying so much to exercise. (bloomberg)
  • Can VR make the need for anesthesia redundant? (arstechnica)
  • How James Altucher learned to invest. (medium)
  • Don’t set goals. Create systems that make it easy to succeed. (qz)
  • How often does the best team won? (arxiv)
  • How a sense of purpose in life can help keep you healthy. (newscientist)
  • English has 3000 words for being drunk. (bbc)
  • The world needs a ‘Nielsen for streaming.’ (fastcompany)

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