07/09/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Researchers have found that war has a remarkable and miraculous effect (washingtonpost)
  • Inside the Mind of Steven Spielberg, Hollywood’s Big, Friendly Giant (wired)
  • Would you fly a crowdfunded airline? (bloomberg)
  • Exercise shapes who you are outside the gym. (nymag)
  • The 20 best breweries more than 25 years old. (pastemagazine)
  • One reason why food allergies are on the rise. (bigthink)
  • The tangled web that is the emerging world of auto tech. (bloomberg)
  • The accidental American genius of Guy Fieri. (newyorker)
  • The Fining of Black America (priceonomics)
  • What one boy’s genes tell us about the population of the Americas. (newscientist)
  • Twitter Is Betting Everything on Jack Dorsey. Will It Work? (vanityfair)
  • McDonalds’ ($MCD) is expanding its all-day breakfast offerings. (wsj)
  • Major diseases are inexplicably on the decline. (nytimes)
  • How the Bikini Body Guide became a big business. (bloomberg)
  • Who is John Capriotti and why is he so important to Nike’s ($NKE) track and field success? (oregonlive)
  • The world is eating record amounts of fish. (bbc)
  • Broadcasters are losing money on televised soccer. (bloomberg)
  • Theranos aside, is self-ordered blood testing a good idea? (slate)
  • How the NBA destroyed league parity. (econompicdata.blogspot)
  • Money: The Brave New Uncertainty of Mervyn King (nybooks)
  • The Future of Mutual Funds (barrons)
  • Who Is Peter Schiff, and Why Does He Love Gold So Much? (fool)
  • Training for the Olympics ain’t cheap. (washingtonpost)
  • Why you need smart luggage. (bgr)
  • Danone’s acquisition of WhiteWave Foods ($WWAV) shows the continued interest in organic foods. (wsj)
  • How good is watermelon for you? (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Silicon Valley is taking on men’s skin care. (bloomberg)
  • The largest solar array in the US is being installed at the Mandalay Bay. (engadget)
  • Should Tesla ($TSLA) consider an auto-pilot death ‘material’? (fortune)
  • Eight US airlines are going to fly to Cuba. (washingtonpost)
  • How Housing’s New Players Spiraled Into Banks’ Old Mistakes (nytimes)
  • How to make Google ($GOOG) forget your embarrassing searches. (washingtonpost)
  • Airbus is running out of buyers for the giant A380. (bloomberg)
  • Second City is selling out…all manner of improv classes. (wsj)
  • Economists Forgot Smith and Darwin’s Message: Society Cannot Function Without Moral Bonds (evonomics)
  • Hostess Brands is once again a public company. (nytimes)
  • The lie that is aloe vera. (theringer)
  • Food labels are often confusing. (wsj)
  • At 10 of the largest 40 US airports you can’t take an Uber of Lyft home. (wsj)
  • States are cracking down on slowpokes in the left lane. (nytimes)

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