08/08/15 – Saturday Interest-ing Reads

  • Could eating spicy foods regularly help you live longer? (washingtonpost)
  • A true unicorn: a Millennial that drives a minivan. (washingtonpost)
  • Soylent is good but weird. (bloombergview)
  • Inside the world of bespoke hot dogs. (vogue)
  • Why your brain seems largely dormant. (nautil.us)
  • Emerging markets: Redrawing the world map (ft)
  • How trees calm us down. (newyorker)
  • Are DVRs still relevant? (techradar)
  • How corn made its way into just about everything we eat (washingtonpost)
  • Young people hate to haggle over car prices. (washingtonpost)
  • It’s time to abolish Olympic host cities. (qz)
  • Will Advances in Technology Create a Jobless Future? (technologyreview)
  • The ‘kick and kill’ method of eliminating HIV. (bbc)
  • Why streaming services are so secretive. (bloombergview)
  • How intelligence shifts with age. (wsj)
  • Self-driving cars would make LA awesomer. (bloombergview)
  • Virtual reality is about a lot more than just games. (wsj)
  • The True Story of an Ex-Cop’s War on Lie Detectors (bloomberg)
  • A profile of Shohei Ohtani who is a modern day threat as pitcher and hitter. (wsj)
  • There is not center for emotions in the brain. (nytimes)
  • A beginner’s guide to yoga. (adequateman.deadspin)
  • Why are new restaurants so loud? (bloomberg)
  • The rise of the guest chef. (wsj)
  • How I Gave Up Alternating Current (robrhinehart)
  • How to choose running shoes: comfort. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • At some point the “custom everything” economy will become exhausting. (csen.tumblr)
  • The olive oil industry is in a bad way. (economist)
  • How to get your kids to practice their music in the summer. (wsj)
  • Why America is so in love with air conditioning. (washingtonpost)
  • Meet the newest member of the Premier League, tiny AFC Bournemouth. (bloomberg)
  • MLS is becoming a more respectable soccer league. (copa90)
  • Teens are going to school way too early and not getting enough sleep. (usatoday)
  • What it’s like to judge a cheese competition. (vanityfair)
  • Spaghetti in a paper cone in the new late night nosh. (theguardian)
  • How ‘The Net’ predicted the future of the Internet. (kernelmag.dailydot)
  • The myth of the overstressed American teen. (usnews)
  • Can young blood reverse the aging process? (theguardian)
  • Billy Beane on Making Better Decisions and Avoiding Biases (farnamstreetblog)
  • The Friedrich Hayek I knew, and what he got right – and wrong (newstatesman)
  • K-cup sales are falling for the first time ever. (buzzfeed)
  • Why boredom is important. (aeon.co)
  • Brits need to take Vitamin D to make up for a deficit of sunlight. (qz)
  • The live music business is running on nostalgia and fumes. (medium)

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