05/03/15 – Weekend Interest-ing Reads

  • Why you shouldn’t be afraid to do stuff, like go the movies, alone. (nymag)
  • The device and a smartphone can help optometrists do remote exams. (technologyreview)
  • Why teens more potassium in their diets. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Tapit is America’s top thoroughbred stud. (bloomberg)
  • How the US housing economy is evolving. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Chickens aren’t vegetarians but why are we insisting that our eggs are? (washingtonpost)
  • The Eurozone is picking up the slack from the US. (qz)
  • How alcohol changes adolescents brains. (wsj)
  • Lake Michigan is so clear you can see the shipwrecks. (smithsonianmag)
  • In an expensive market your moves are limited. (wsj)
  • We are moving from the Information Age to the Infrastructure Age. (gizmodo)
  • How to hack your coffee consumption. (qz)
  • Chipotle ($CMG) is taking GMOs off its menu. (qz)
  • Is there an evolutionary purpose to wisdom teeth? (luckypeach)
  • Comparing the major subscription meal services. (businessinsider)
  • What it really means to be a chef. (qz)
  • Oklahoma’s Key Expert in Supreme Court Lethal Injection Case Did His Research on Drugs.com (propublica)
  • Big data has pinpointed when the average midlife crisis starts. (washingtonpost)
  • The (public) social media sell-off is here. (blogs.wsj)
  • Why investors try to emulate Warren Buffett. (fortune)
  • Coffee naps are better than regular naps. (vox)
  • Health food stores are undergoing a generational shift. (nytimes)
  • 7 myths about “unhealthy foods.” (washingtonpost)
  • Why having kids is getting more expensive. (washingtonpost)
  • American changes its mind slowly, then very quickly. (bloomberg)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • The Billionaire, the Dealer, and the $186 Million Rothko (bloomberg)
  • Is it 1982 in China? (thereformedbroker)
  • Despite lower costs, retail investors can’t seem to get it right. (pragcap)
  • Can cheap wine taste good? (marginalrevolution)
  • Arthritis sufferers need to keep moving. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Smashed Hits: Louie Louie — Jack Ely, singer with the Kingsmen, has died. (bbc)
  • Are German Bunds the “short of the century”? (online.barrons)
  • That Ziploc bag in your lunch is a surprisingly complex design. (wired)
  • What makes a trader truly “process-driven”? (traderfeed.blogspot)
  • How sushi became an American institution. (pastemagazine)
  • Why some people get fitter than others. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • How stories spread over the Internet. (fastcompany)
  • On our enduring search for value in our lives. (nytimes)
  • The top 10 economic charts from the past week. (qz)
  • Americans keep trading up to luxury cars. (wsj)
  • Lessons From the “Flash Crash” Regulatory Fiasco (social.huffingtonpost)
  • A succinct summary of the economic week. (ritholtz)
  • A Rare, Personal Look at Oliver Sacks’s Early Career (vanityfair)
  • Why the NFL decided to start paying taxes. (theatlantic)
  • The real problem with Formula One. (popularmechanics)
  • Show quality is going down as Netflix ($NFLX) expands its original content production. (wired)
  • “What makes Warren Buffett Warren Buffett?” (blogs.wsj)
  • The public wants quality content not quantity. (lefsetz)
  • Now secondary sports want a piece of the fantasy gaming trend. (fastcompany)
  • How to Optimize Your Flesh Prison (theawl)
  • The austerity delusion:The case for cuts was a lie. So why does Britain still believe it? (theguardian)

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