03/26/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • What are things I should do every day to have a good life? (quora)
  • Why flying is so miserable. (washingtonpost)
  • The Great Lakes have a flea problem. (washingtonpost)
  • Most wine doesn’t increase in value over time. (foodandwine)
  • Some scientific principles to follow when dating. (qz)
  • The rationale for soda taxes fall apart on further review. (washingtonpost)
  • Business lessons from the Grateful Dead. (fortune)
  • Online dating is a big business. (washingtonpost)
  • MIT now has a “big data” MBA. (next.ft)
  • Why are our kids so miserable? (qz)
  • Why you should meet a date for breakfast. (scientificamerican)
  • JK Rowling should really stop tweeting. (slate)
  • Netflix ($NFLX) throttles video speeds for some customers. (washingtonpost)
  • New migraine drugs are on the horizon. (wsj)
  • Brett Steenbarger, “To become a happier human being, we need a different relationship with ourselves. And there is one secret to that better relationship: Stay relentlessly constructive.” (forbes)
  • The NFL has a lot to explain about its handling of concussion data. (nytimes)
  • The US brewery count is at an all-time high. (bloomberg)
  • French vineyard records tell us about the changing global climate. (news.harvard.edu)
  • Thomas the Tank Engine is going global. (nytimes)
  • K-cups are an environmental disaster. (theatlantic)
  • The new Honda Civic has a suite of autonomous driving features. (techcrunch)
  • Is the threat from CTE getting overblown? (sports.yahoo)
  • Are coding academies worth the money? (washingtonpost)
  • The bacon bubble has burst. (bloombergview)
  • What America’s desire for cage-free eggs says about us. (qz)
  • Why smarter people are better off with fewer friends. (washingtonpost)
  • Female-led shows on Broadway are still a rarity. (fivethirtyeight)
  • A new way to treat appendicitis without surgery. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • A look back at Albert Brook’s “Defending Your Life” 25 years in. (rollingstone)
  • Is the MFA the new MBA? (blog.patreon)
  • Why we have an obsession with p-values. (vox)
  • Regional airlines are facing a growing pilot shortage. (time)
  • Solar and wind energy could make up 11% of US energy production by 2020. (gregor.us)

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