02/13/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Why runners get injuries. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Turkey’s contradictory position towards its wine industry. (economist)
  • On the prospects for a new indoor marathon record. (bloomberg)
  • How alcohol weakens naturally produced antibiotics. (scientificamerican)
  • Messaging IS the future of news. (fusion)
  • Is stew really better the next day? (seriouseats)
  • The age of indie fitness apps is over. (theverge)
  • Awakenings: How Oliver Sacks put a human face on the science of the mind (theglobeandmail)
  • The health benefits of pets are hyped. (techinsider.io)
  • The Math Revolution: The number of American teens who excel at advanced math has surged. Why? (theatlantic)
  • Insurance liability issues are still big stumbling blocks for autonomous vehicles. (observer)
  • HBO Now has less traction than previously thought. (businessinsider)
  • Is Moore’s Law finally dead? (arstechnica)
  • The weird science of kissing. (qz)
  • Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Know Diddly-Squat About Wall Street (vanityfair)
  • High stress can raise cholesterol levels. (wsj)
  • The NHTSA indicates a robot could meet the “legal definition of a driver.” (qz)
  • The best MLB towns (per capita) are in the Midwest. (newgeography)
  • New Hampshire is a fraud (washingtonpost)
  • The story of another Soylent fan. (bhagwad)
  • Low oil prices and their effect on the environment. (fusion)
  • Hollywood has discovered the world of finance with movies like “The Big Short.” (nytimes)
  • Drinking straws are a waste. (citypages)
  • Could You Stomach the Horrors of ‘Halftime’ in Ancient Rome? (livescience)
  • Pro golfers should be able to wear shorts on the course. (wsj)
  • A Hierarchy of Advisor Value (rpseawright.wordpress)
  • Men have a hard time opening up about depression. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Winners like to win even if it means cheating. (bigthink)
  • The brain processes speech and music differently. (nytimes)
  • Why fruits and vegetables taste better in Europe. (vox)
  • We have the ability to eliminate mosquitoes…if we choose to. (technologyreview)
  • Will streaming music kill songwriting? (newyorker)
  • How running boosts brain power. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • What America used to eat. (priceonomics)
  • The Plot to Steal the Color White From DuPont (bloomberg)
  • Yawning is more contagious among women then men. (washingtonpost)
  • Should pediatricians recommend against kids playing football? (nymag)
  • The Collision Sport on Trial (nybooks)
  • As predicted by Albert Einstein, gravitational waves are for real. (mobile.nytimes)
  • The microbiome affects more than we think, now bone density. (blogs.scientificamerican)
  • Seven signs the Apple ($AAPL) TV is changing television. (computerworld)
  • This Russian truck may be the ultimate off-road vehicle. (theverge)
  • Your brain works differently in different seasons. (livescience)
  • The chips are down for Moore’s law: The semiconductor industry will soon abandon its pursuit of Moore’s law. Now things could get a lot more interesting. (nature)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *