03/05/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • There is more info about you on your phone about you may think. (bloomberg)
  • Complexity theory and financial regulation (science.sciencemag)
  • I helped eight people end their lives. By the time you read this, I’ll have ended mine (torontolife)
  • MBAs now want to become product managers. (wsj)
  • How frequent travelers try to fight off homesickness. (nytimes)
  • BMI is a terrible measure of health. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Can exercise help inhibit cancer growth? (wsj)
  • Pilsners are the new hot craft brew. (marketwatch)
  • Lab-grown beef is going to be a thing. (newsweek)
  • This is awesome: a self-cleaning airplane bathroom. (businessinsider)
  • How to ‘say no’ without seeming like a jerk. (qz)
  • More hope for immunotherapy to treat cancer. (next.ft)
  • Two tips on picking the best watermelon. (techinsider.io)
  • Ask the aged: Who better to answer questions about the purpose of life than someone who has been living theirs for a long time? (aeon.co)
  • There’s no such thing as a zero-accident car. (fusion)
  • Learning a new sport is good for the brain. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • The Plot to Take Down a Fox News Analyst (nytimes)
  • A Fireside Chat With Charlie Munger (blogs.wsj)
  • The big hotel chains don’t seem to be all that scared of Airbnb. (washingtonpost)
  • Is the album review dead? (noisey.vice)
  • This Lawyer Is Hollywood’s Complete Divorce Solution (bloomberg)
  • Liberal, Harsh Denmark (nybooks)
  • How to cold e-mail your idol. (businessinsider)
  • The system update is the ultimate backdoor. (arstechnica)
  • How to use loss aversion to motivate students. (qz)
  • The story of Zima. (mentalfloss)
  • Why those fearful of automation are often in favor of a “universal basic income.” (nytimes)
  • Will self-driving cars make things worse for the environment? (vox)
  • Curiosity update, sols 1218-1249: Digging in the sand at Mars’s Bagnold Dunes (planetary)
  • When will neuroscience be admissible in court? (arstechnica)
  • Amazon Prime ($AMZN) is the new, better bundle. (avc)
  • Peak pricing is now a thing at Walt Disney ($DIS) theme parks. (economist)
  • Pricey and missing a protein, A2 milk is the hot new thing overseas. (bloomberg)
  • Two hot new Napa wineries. (bloomberg)
  • Plastic surgery is surging in the US. (washingtonpost)
  • Starbucks ($SBUX) is going to open stores in Italy. (theguardian)
  • We are wasting a ton of money on wasted cancer drugs. (washingtonpost)
  • Chewable coffee is here. (buzzfeed)
  • In Search of the Perfect Recession Indicator (philosophicaleconomics)
  • Do kids learn more when they are exercising? (scientificamerican)
  • Economics is being taught earlier these days. (wsj)
  • On the relationship between low Vitamin D levels and aggressive prostate cancer. (scienceblog)
  • Some companies are giving their employees an Apple ($AAPL) Watch for $25. (wsj)
  • Five ways to keep your brain fresh. (qz)
  • Why you should prefer an automated vehicle to a distracted human driver. (next.ft)

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