03/04/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Everybody wants a piece of MLS expansion. (wsj)
  • Why its a good thing truck driving jobs may be automated away. (theatlantic)
  • Some tips for investment professionals trying "open-monitoring" meditation. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Spotify now has 50 million paying subscribers. (bloomberg)
  • Why is boarding a plan so darn difficult? (wsj)
  • The bluefin tuna went from trash fish to endangered in the span of a half century. (theringer)
  • Some hope for a malaria vaccine. (arstechnica)
  • A crisis in America’s farm fields. (modernfarmer)
  • A Porsche station wagon? Sure, why not. (bloomberg)
  • The US need better volcanic monitoring. (theatlantic)
  • Farms are turning to solar energy. (motherboard.vice)
  • Why men struggle more than women with aging. (wsj)
  • Don’t buy your kids Internet-connected toys. (qz)
  • Why are so many young Americans getting colon cancer? (npr)
  • Few Think Snap Stock Is Worth Its Present Price (marketwatch)
  • Why cities and states should optimize for maintenance over new infrastructure. (strongtowns)
  • Vladimir Putin: The Inexplicable Favorite of the U.S. Right (usatoday)
  • Ben Casnocha, "Get to know someone new by asking him or her about someone you already know well." (casnocha)
  • Why so many men play video games so much. (vulture)
  • Four roadblocks to an autonomous vehicle future. (venturebeat)
  • What Snapchat Maker’s IPO Means for Los Angeles Tech Scene (latimes)
  • These are the three best password managers. (engadget)
  • Two directors who think the movies are on their deathbed. (qz)
  • An Oxford University graduate in philosophy, politics and economics (PPE) is an entree to British politics. (theguardian)
  • Salad greens are a bit in short supply. (npr)
  • The space industry is growing up…it needs MBAs. (ft)
  • "Resiliency and creativity are antidepressants that are 100% natural." (qz)
  • The Story of Heady Topper, America‚Äôs most loved craft beer. (longreads)
  • What it’s like to call a cruise ship home. (nytimes)
  • Not-So-Celebratory Reaction to Snap’s I.P.O. in Its Home Town (newyorker)
  • How Expensive Is the Stock Market Right Now — Really? (bloomberg)
  • Trying to find proof of concept for a universal basic income in Kenya. (nytimes)
  • The bacon boom is over. (bloomberg)
  • The most recently discovered strongest material on Earth. (futurism)
  • To combat texting while driving our phones need a "Drive Mode." (timharford)
  • In what tasks does "overlearning" make sense? (scientificamerican)
  • Why does cheese taste so good? (businessinsider)
  • Who is regulating ziplines? (outsideonline)
  • Other Side of the Hillbilly Elegy Untold by J.D. Vance (washingtontimes)
  • What its like to use Cadillac’s $1500 a month all you can drive program. (businessinsider)
  • Airline fares continue to fall. (money.cnn)
  • Why Uber is doomed. (jalopnik)
  • On the rise of the gummy vitamin. (nytimes)
  • "E-retail giant Amazon has launched a new initiative to install solar panels on its fulfillment facilities around the world." (solarindustrymag)
  • Almond milk isn’t "milk." (buzzfeed)
  • Why elite athletes do Pilates. (si)
  • Ten breakthrough technologies for 2017. (technologyreview)
  • Why many farmers dread the idea of retirment. (nytimes)
  • Not everyone is creative. Forcing them to be leads to misery. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Flying to Europe? Check out Norwegian Air. (nytimes)
  • Unions, and An ‘Unholy Alliance’ to Boost American Workers (nypost)
  • Explaining the fall in the standing of the classic movie "Casablanca." (slate)
  • Ezra Klein talks with Yuval Noah Harari author of "Homo Deus" and "Sapiens." (vox)
  • Russ Roberts talks with Paul Bloom author of "Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion." (econtalk)
  • The case against used cars. (outsideonline)
  • Jobs retraining is great in theory, hard in practice. (nytimes)
  • Say whatever you will about grubby old cash, it is resilient. (aeon.co)
  • Why is so much of medicine not evidence-based? (theatlantic)
  • Should a burrito come with fries? (theringer)
  • The secrets of men with anxiety. (medium)
  • Is the End of the European Union Drawing Near? (investors)
  • Hatmaker New Era is dedicated to Buffalo and the Bills. (rollingstone)
  • Jim Rogers Finds Bumpy Road to North Korea (nytimes)

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