04/01/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Is This a Stock Market Bubble or Economic Growth? (irishtimes)
  • Why kids shouldn’t sit during class. (nytimes)
  • The Ogallala aquifier is running out of water. (nationalgeographic)
  • Six Sobering Charts About America’s Grim Future (cato)
  • Shazam For Mosquitoes: An unexpected call led one scientist to develop an easy way of tracking the animal that endangers more humans than any other.&#xA0 (theatlantic)
  • You’re probably overusing (and misusing) the phrase ‘dumpster fire.’ (bloomberg)
  • Companies are paying big bucks to help execs avoid burnout. (bloomberg)
  • Will trucking jobs being automated away be missed? (ft)
  • An increasing number of patients are undergoing surgery awake. (nytimes)
  • Check out this crazy airport design. (curbed)
  • Iceland is overrun with tourists. (ft)
  • Almonds are tricky to grow. (wsj)
  • Why HIIT is more important for older adults. (nytimes)
  • How to backup your data. (nytimes)
  • Retail Bankruptcies Piling Up Like During Financial Crisis (cnbc)
  • Need more protein in your diet? Eat more real food. (outsideonline)
  • The growth and scale of Alibaba ($BABA) is breathtaking. (fortune)
  • How the right music can keep diners engaged. (qz)
  • The downside of relying on coders for autonomous vehicles. (ft)
  • Einhorn to ETF Mania: Greater Fool Theory Gains Momentum (forbes)
  • Baseball now has an official hot dog. (bloomberg)
  • Why traditional dieting doesn’t work: it ignore the power of hunger and the brain. (aeon.co)
  • Webinar: What You Ought to Know about Trading VIX & Volatility. Hear from CBOE Director of Education & 3 Hedge Funds Pros on how they approach this new market. (info.rcmalternatives)
  • Darwin was a slacker. (nautil.us)
  • Middle-Income Earners Need a W: Cut Business Taxes First (realclearmarkets)
  • A 777-sized cargo drone? Sure, why not. (fastcompany)
  • Nassim Taleb on the importance of having ‘skin in the game.’ (medium)
  • Can Reddit grow up? (fastcompany)
  • Why Podcasts Can’t Match the Power of Public Broadcasting (newrepublic)
  • 30% Rally in Year and Half Has Wall Street Debating Next Move (marketwatch)
  • The horseracing industry is doing better than you would think. (bloomberg)
  • Ibuprofen is not risk-free. (qz)
  • There is surprisingly little scientific research on dog’s ability to smell. (wsj)
  • The second-order effects from electric and autonomous vehicles are huge, especially for real estate. (ben-evans)
  • Why machine learning is different. (stratechery)
  • Exercise improves our ability to shift and focus attention. (qz)
  • America’s scientists are getting older. (marginalrevolution)
  • What does Old Tom Gin taste like? (thedailybeast)
  • Just how dangerous is online dating? (qz)
  • In the Land of Giants: Communing with some of the biggest trees on Earth. (nytimes)
  • The Great Nevada Lithium Rush to Fuel the New Economy (bloomberg)
  • Why the Baby Boomers Are Divorcing at a Stunning Rate (marketwatch)
  • Is Archie Miller the right choice for IU basketball? (theringer)
  • What is a bottled-in-bond whiskey? (pastemagazine)
  • Why traditional brainstorming doesn’t work. (fastcompany)
  • Bullets & Blood: Costs of Southern Gun Culture (bloomberg)
  • Gambling is a feature of capitalism — not a bug (prospectmagazine.co.uk)
  • Inflation May Be the Biggest Threat to Your Retirement (fool)
  • Does Margin Debt Peaking Suggest a Correction Ahead? (thefiscaltimes)
  • Amazon and the Race to Be the First $1 Trillion Company (fortune)
  • Webinar: What You Ought to Know about Trading VIX & Volatility. Hear from CBOE Director of Education & 3 Hedge Funds Pros on how they approach this new market. (info.rcmalternatives)
  • Why 15,000 steps a day may be a more appropriate goal. (nytimes)
  • Being a parent is tough physiologically. (qz)
  • First generation athletes are disappearing from the NCAA. (theundefeated)
  • Gambling is a feature of capitalism, not a bug. (johnkay)
  • Regulation has little to do with the decline of coal. (slate)
  • People disappear from federal lands all the time. (outsideonline)
  • How to set up a VPN. (qz)
  • River cruises are no longer for the gray-haired crowd. (bloomberg)
  • The history of vaccination is a "success story." (newscientist)
  • Eight ways to enhance gratitude during the day. (nytimes)
  • Manatees are on the upswing in Florida but that doesn’t mean they still aren’t controversial. (wsj)
  • Why your brain is such an important part of sex. (bigthink)
  • Hope you like kelp. Mariculture is now a thing. (npr)
  • A college degree pays off regardless of industry. (qz)
  • What is the world’s best air travel app? (finance.yahoo)
  • Is There a Bubble in Infrastructure? (hedgeye)
  • Millennials are shunning lunch. (fortune)
  • The Bullish Case for Oil Prices Is Not Dead Yet (oilprice)
  • Legal marijuana growers are looking for ways to reduce their energy usage. (bloomberg)
  • New Zealand is undergoing a wine boom. (wsj)
  • Your ultimate scientifically-backed guide to happiness. (njlifehacks)
  • Does Mark Cuban want to be President? (texasmonthly)
  • How to make your own sausage. (artofmanliness)
  • Lonely people report more severe cold symptoms. (npr)
  • Eat fish not DHA. (nytimes)

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