06/27/15 – Weekend Interest-ing Reads

  • Your imported beer may very well have been brewed in America. (wsj)
  • Biotech’s Coming Cancer Cure: Supercharge your immune cells to defeat cancer? Juno Therapeutics believes its treatments can do exactly that. (technologyreview)
  • Want to be more creative? Walk around. (blog.alphaarchitect)
  • L.A. to Nepal: America’s first responders, California Task Force Two follows disaster around the world. (stories.californiasunday)
  • The dismal economics of being a male model. (fusion)
  • Fantasy sports companies are gearing up for the real thing. (fortune)
  • The only way to slow global warming is to keep carbon in the ground. (ft)
  • The invention that could revolutionize batteries –and maybe American manufacturing too (qz)
  • The blurred lines about who is (and isn’t) a craft brewer. (marketwatch)
  • The $80 Million Fake Bomb-Detector Scam –and the People Behind It (vanityfair)
  • Three ways to be a better parent. (scientificamerican)
  • How athletic wear took over fashion. (thedailybeast)
  • Teaching children meditation reduces dropout rates. (qz)
  • Why pods are killing America’s taste for coffee. (washingtonpost)
  • What to expect in the FDA’s coming rules for “low-risk medical devices.” (theverge)
  • People don’t like it when economists tell them to have more sex. (qz)
  • College athletes at major programs benefit from confluence of factors to sometimes avoid criminal charges (espn.go)
  • The benefits of mind-wandering. (wsj)
  • How technology is changing the way college football programs recruit. (si)
  • Documenting Evil: Inside Assad’s Hospitals of Horror (vanityfair)
  • The Datafication of Business and Society (pieria.co.uk)
  • On the spectatular rise of e-sports. (benshaw.me)
  • Whatever happened to the teen summer job? (slate)
  • Why human curation just isn’t possible at scale. (fortune)
  • What you don’t know about sunscreen. (theatlantic)
  • When does workplace wellness become coercive? (npr)
  • It’s amazing the record industry existed in the first place. (medium)
  • Papa John’s ($PZZA) is joining the wave of companies removing artificial ingredients from their pizzas. (bloomberg)
  • Parents are putting too much pressure on themselves. (qz)
  • Eat your carbs last. (scienceblog)
  • What’s the difference between champagne, prosecco and cava? (vinepair)
  • Why are restaurants so quick to try and clear your plate? (washingtonpost)
  • Should we allow commercial website owners to remain anoymous? (slate)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *