05/30/15 – Saturday Interest-ing Reads

  • How to eat healthier at restaurants. (nytimes)
  • Why C. Diff is flourishing. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Netflix ($NFLX) dominates bandwidth usage. (variety)
  • More good news for coffee drinkers. (huffingtonpost)
  • On the (long) odds of ever having a self-driving train. (bloombergview)
  • Bradley Horowitz: An interview with Google’s head of Streams, Photos and Sharing (medium)
  • Whipping a race horse: how much is too much? (wsj)
  • Ground balls in MLB are soaring. (wsj)
  • What autonomous cars change and what they don’t. (qz)
  • Myopia is on the rise. (ft)
  • These are dark days for KFC. (washingtonpost)
  • You can’t trust the labels on dark chocolate. (washingtonpost)
  • Comparing the cost of home-delivered meals vs. Whole Foods ($WFM). (marketwatch)
  • How typography affects our perception of the truth. (m.fastcompany)
  • Solar is the fastest growing energy source in the US. (bloomberg)
  • Young women are giving up on organized religion. (washingtonpost)
  • New Zealand is getting out the sheep business. (bloomberg)
  • A brief history of the to-do list. (farnamstreetblog)
  • Sodium reduction is a big waste of time. (washingtonpost)
  • Art Garfunkel on Paul Simon: ‘How I created a monster’ (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Vertical farms are the future of food. (theatlantic)
  • We’re still a long ways from a fully autonomous truck. (bloombergview)
  • We need to ditch generational labels (aeon.co)
  • From the Frontlines to Finance: How the Marines Shaped Our Investment Philosophy (blog.alphaarchitect)
  • When you are hungry you want “everything.” (wsj)
  • Where Hollywood is wrong about the future of TV. (redef)
  • How Comedians Became Public Intellectuals: People look to Amy Schumer and her fellow jokers not just to make fun of the world, but to make sense of it. And maybe even to help fix it. (theatlantic)
  • University health centers are full of anxious students. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Wall Street Is Using the Power of Dodd-Frank Against Itself (nytimes)
  • How the Airbus A380 creates its own weather. (bloomberg)
  • Creative thinking can also lead to ethical shortcuts. (psmag)
  • Inspired by Japanese baseball, five ways to fix MLB. (sportsonearth)
  • Five ways you are doing e-mail wrong (and rudely, to boot). (qz)
  • Why John Nash matters to sports geeks. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Fast food companies are getting religion on artificial ingredients. (buzzfeed)
  • How a Graduate Student Reluctantly Uncovered a Huge Scientific Fraud: The Case of the Amazing Gay-Marriage Data (nymag)

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