07/30/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Doctors die differently than the rest of us. (cancerworld)
  • Silicon Is Just Sand: Money, murder, and sadomasochism. A journey into the hidden world of the Los Angeles tech boom. (epicmagazine)
  • Confessor. Feminist. Adult. What the Hell Happened to Howard Stern? (nytimes)
  • Couples that drink together stay together. (qz)
  • It seem that physiological problems are a bigger part of mental illness than originally thought. (theatlantic)
  • Some evidence that happiness and creativity may be negatively correlated. (washingtonpost)
  • Americans are now drinking wine out of cans. (finance.yahoo)
  • An interview with comedian and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia. (theatlantic)
  • Pool-based workouts are the hot new thing. (latimes)
  • Copper is the new silver. (wsj)
  • More four year graduates are upending the current college model. (wsj)
  • Why kids in Singapore score so well on math tests. (next.ft)
  • Metastatic prostate cancer is on the rise. (next.ft)
  • Do you get enough Vitamin D with sunscreen on? (qz)
  • The world is growing taller especially Dutch men and Latvian women. (next.ft)
  • GMO’s Mean-Reversion Strategy Is Tested in Today’s Market (institutionalinvestor)
  • Tips on how to get into the top MBA programs. (businessinsider)
  • The US is now the world’s leading producer of hops. (ft)
  • Pokemon Go is just the beginning. (wsj)
  • PIckup trucks don’t suck anymore. (theverge)
  • Two essential exercises to stay fit. (techinsider.io)
  • At some point digital music needs a human voice: how playlists get made. (theguardian)
  • You probably don’t need annual dental x-rays. (nytimes)
  • McDonald’s ($MCD) has problems that all-day breakfast can’t solve. (washingtonpost)
  • Why confirmation bias is so pervasive. (timharford)
  • Elon Musk Says It’s "Pencils Down" for Tesla’s Model 3 (bloomberg)
  • What else can Alexa do? (nytimes)
  • Autonomous cars are a threat to the automobile insurance industry. (wsj)
  • What Does the Average Cannabis Consumer Look Like? (headset.io)
  • A new technique will increase the life of milk by 3x. (qz)
  • An excerpt from "There Is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow" by Jeffrey J. Selingo. (thedailybeast)
  • Check out what a ‘submerged floating bridge’ would look like. (wired)
  • Don’t you love it when scientists find something they’ve never seen before? (cnet)
  • The science of getting your kids to eat more vegetables. (qz)
  • Will solar-powered flight go commercial? (next.ft)
  • Pickup trucks have come to China. (bloomberg)
  • Lake Erie is set to get some windmills with "giant suction cups" as a base. (psmag)
  • How nanoparticles could make allergy shots better (and safer). (scientificamerican)
  • A Grand and Disastrous Deceit: "The Report of the Iraq Inquiry"&#xA0 (lrb.co.uk)
  • Why we humans often hate new technologies. (washingtonpost)
  • Is pain-free running possible? (bigthink)
  • A Fish So Coveted People Have Smuggled, Kidnapped, and Killed For It (blog.longreads)
  • Poor sleep habits fill the brain with neurotoxins. (qz)

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