07/02/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The weird world of really expensive wine. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Antidepressants aren’t effective for children undergoing depression. (wsj)
  • Baseball is made for number-crunching. (wsj)
  • Drowsy driving kills thousands of Americans annually. (scientificamerican)
  • Should you go see Guns ‘n Roses on tour? (theringer)
  • The Kindle Oasis is pricey. (next.ft)
  • US youth hockey is catching up to Canada: the NHL draft says so. (nytimes)
  • Sriracha is a quintessentially American flavor. (theringer)
  • How to fight middle of the night insomnia. (wsj)
  • Why you need to disconnect from the Internet to gain focus. (medium)
  • Driverless cars are going to pinch the auto insurers. (ft)
  • What you should donate blood. (adequateman.deadspin)
  • What the implementation of auto-pilot in planes implies for self-driving cars. (tingilinde.typepad)
  • Solar panel company Sungevity is going public. (nytimes)
  • Wimbledon is a cash cow. (next.ft)
  • Is there a drone in your company’s future? (wsj)
  • This story puts the Golden State Warriors into perspective. (espn.go)
  • What it’s like to live with high-functioning anxiety. (themighty)
  • The kilogram is about to be redefined. (scientificamerican)
  • Google ($GOOGL) is trying to make health-related searches less scary. (vox)
  • Some one just found a bunch of helium. (scientificamerican)
  • Automakers are focusing on cutting edge refrigerants to meet fuel-economy standards. (wsj)
  • How is the Washington Post doing under Jeff Bezos’ ownership? (nymag)
  • TV shows are literally getting darker. (slate)
  • Why is Chipotle Mexican Grill ($CMG) wasting time with a loyalty program? (bloomberg)
  • Stop using texts for two-factor authorizations. (wired)
  • In praise of butter. (statnews)
  • The new CEO of Spirit Airlines ($SAVE) wants to make the airline to become more reliable. (bloomberg)
  • Experiences are great. But stuff are tools by which we live our lives. (slate)
  • Bill Cunningham, “Money’s the cheapest thing. Liberty and freedom is the most expensive.” (qz)
  • Does gut bacteria play a role in autism? (economist)
  • Can Cadillac be cool again? (qz)
  • How syphilis came roaring back. (theatlantic)
  • The 25 best movies of the year so far. (pastemagazine)
  • Audiobooks are taking share from ebooks. (qz)
  • Surgery is not the solution to your back pain. (next.ft)
  • Sanebox is awesome. (feld)
  • MLS is dragging down the USMNT. (washingtonpost)

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