05/14/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The gulf between first class and coach is wide. (next.ft)
  • These companies are now powered by 100% renewable energy. (qz)
  • Why aren’t more women using set-it-and-forget-it birth control? (slate)
  • The best (and worst) frequent flier programs for 2016. (wsj)
  • Probiotics are likely a waste of money. (vox)
  • Growing up weird can be great for your career. (fastcompany)
  • What happens when big city chefs set up shop in a small town. (eater)
  • Facebook ($FB) is a black box. Good luck figuring out its algorithm. (nytimes)
  • There is a big gulf between what recipes Americans cook and what appears in the media. (slate)
  • The end of the golf boom is hitting country clubs hard. (bloomberg)
  • How a few extra pounds may help you live longer. (scientificamerican)
  • In praise of really early bedtimes. (slate)
  • Why self-compassion beats self-esteem. (businessinsider)
  • The feed has changed the way we consume media. (recode)
  • Four ways to be kinder to yourself. (weforum)
  • Should horse racing be banned? (slate)
  • Five ways to “buy” some happiness. (putanumonit)
  • Why weightlifting is important to your health and fitness. (businessinsider)
  • Syracuse University is going to offer a degree in sport analytics. (time)
  • The hyperloop is closer to reality than you think. (technologyreview)
  • We are suffocating the ocean. (psmag)
  • What are we to make of guys who don’t wear wedding rings? (nytimes)
  • How to have a great career on Wall Street. (wilowallstreet)
  • How ‘clean popcorn’ like Skinny Pop became a thing. (bloomberg)
  • What wealthy parents do most to give their kids a boost. (washingtonpost)
  • Is quinoa California’s next big cash crop? (latimes)
  • The best pitchers of all-time. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Law school applications are in free fall including at the University of Minnesota. (nytimes)
  • The benefits of mindfulness for children. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • This airline provides the most value for frequent fliers. (qz)
  • How food processing helped make us human. (washingtonpost)
  • Pasta sales are once again on the rise. (buzzfeed)

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