03/11/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The best anti-ageing exercise is high intensity interval training. (newscientist)
  • • World exclusive: Max Martin, #1 hitmaker&#xA0 (storytelling.di.se)
  • In praise of ping pong as an exercise. (nytimes)
  • Ominous Sounding ‘Ohama Titanic Syndrome’ Is Forming (marketwatch)
  • 25 films that critics like a lot more than viewers. (businessinsider)
  • The one advantage of Laguardia Airport. (bloomberg)
  • Our entertainment choices are exploding but our ability to sort through them is limited. (economist)
  • 2017 is not going to be a great year for maple syrup production. (wsj)
  • Why sports and elite academics don’t mix. (theatlantic)
  • Can an app serve as a replacement for a therapist? (theverge)
  • • The Future of ETFs (barrons)
  • Station wagons are making a comeback. (bloomberg)
  • Is kernza the new quinoa? (qz)
  • College hockey teams are adopting the helmet styles of their respective football teams. (nytimes)
  • The term ‘curator’ is wildly overused these days. (thebaffler)
  • There’s Still Money To Be Made In This Stock Market (nasdaq)
  • Why computer science grads get paid so much: supply and demand. (qz)
  • ‘Social snacks’ and our need to have real friends. (qz)
  • Use it or lose it. Modern life is allowing certain skills to dissipate. (bbc)
  • Wall Streeters are obsessed with the Showtime show "Billions." (businessinsider)
  • • The Hunt for the Perfect Sugar (fortune)
  • Why Oil Prices Are Tanking & Where They’re Headed (thefiscaltimes)
  • If mobile data gets cheap enough, wi-fi could go away. (bloomberg)
  • JetBlue ($JBLU) is upping its game on long-haul flights with Mint. (wsj)
  • American Housing Bubble Déjà Vu (project-syndicate)
  • Nascar is revamping its competition to make races more exciting. (theverge)
  • • Financiers Fight Over the American Dream: A hedge fund planned to make a fortune—and do good—by exposing how Herbalife preyed on the poor. What went wrong (newyorker)
  • Why STEM needs the liberal arts. (strategy-business)
  • The War on Cash Finds Its General. His Name? Rogoff (mises)
  • Mercedes just unveiled the world’s most expensive SUV. (businessinsider)
  • How Netflix ($NFLX) is spending its $6 billion this year on content. (fortune)
  • How journaling with your kids could help spark a discussion. (wsj)
  • We May Soon Know Why the Fed Has Changed Its Tune (cnbc)
  • Tesla ($TSLA) has installed a 55k solar array in Hawaii. (theverge)
  • What the President Could Learn From Economists (nytimes)
  • Golf cart use is up. Golf cart accidents are also up. (nytimes)
  • Costco ($COST) is now the organic food king. (agweb)
  • Are Nike ($NKE) Zoom Vaporfly shoes giving marathon runners an unfair advantage? (nytimes)
  • How to get streaming music on the cheap including Amazon Music Unlimited. (theringer)
  • The safest cars on the road. (financialsamurai)
  • "Neanderthals were thriving from Siberia to southern Spain by the time a few families of modern humans made it out of Africa around 60,000 years ago." (digg)
  • • A runaway energy industry is costing California billions (latimes)
  • Having sex at home will make you a better worker. (qz)
  • Secret to Success? Ingratiate Yourself With Wealthy People (forbes)
  • What it’s like to be a big-time college basketball ref. (chicagotribune)
  • Why the term ‘AI’ has becoming leargely meaningsless. (theatlantic)
  • Girls need more STEM role models. (theverge)
  • The U.S. Is Following Italy’s Lead Without Realizing It (forbes)
  • How to Retire Happily On Less Than $1,000,000 (cnn)
  • • Why We're Living in the Age of Fear: This is the safest time in human history. So why are we all so afraid? (rollingstone)
  • Middle aged men are facing a loneliness crisis. (bostonglobe)
  • Big tobacco is now in the nicotine delivery business. (bloomberg)
  • How to make a highball. (bloomberg)
  • On the parallels between Amazon’s ($AMZN) Alexa and the Apple ($AAPL) Watch. (ben-evans)
  • • How San Diego Built a Bridge Over the Wall (politico)
  • Scientists have found another form of matter: ‘time crystals.’ (wsj)
  • 15 books for those with anxiety. (medium)
  • How many leagues can e-sports support? (venturebeat)
  • A conversation with Elizabeth Kolbert and Matthieu Ricard about simply slowing down. (garrisoninstitute)
  • More senior citizens are auditing college classes. (wsj)
  • Oil Price Drop Triggers a ‘Herd Mentality’ of Selling (nytimes)

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