08/27/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • When you should you let your kid quit something? (wsj)
  • Offshore wind farms are coming. (nytimes)
  • Should you ditch your travel rewards credit card? (washingtonpost)
  • How banh mi became the world’s favorite sandwich. (roadsandkingdoms)
  • Why you should travel with your kids. (qz)
  • How to make a perfect hard boiled egg every time. (kottke)
  • The best movies of 2016 to-date including "The Nice Guys." (esquire)
  • Community solar is now a thing. (bloomberg)
  • In praise of volcanic eruptions. (slate)
  • How ultrasound targeted at the thalamus could rouse patients in a coma. (scientificamerican)
  • • The Spectrum Auction: How Economists Saved the Day (priceonomics)
  • Why you need negative emotions. (wsj)
  • • Busting the billion-dollar myth: how to slash the cost of drug development (nature)
  • Oympians like Katie Ledecky need to grab the cash when it is available. (thebiglead)
  • • Holdout: If a private development wants your place, and you refuse to sell, there’s not much they can do&#xA0 (99percentinvisible)
  • Twenty One Pilots is the hottest band in America. (newyorker)
  • Hackers are now targeting your phone. (wsj)
  • Teaching kids how to breath is a great gift. (businessinsider)
  • Baseball’s fans are getting older. (wsj)
  • Is it commercially possible to turn carbon dioxide into methanol? (conversableeconomist.blogspot)
  • Why owning a dog adds years to .your life. (mensjournal)
  • Smart people move less. (washingtonpost)
  • How to increase your chances of an upgrade. (bloomberg)
  • • The iBrain Is Here — And It’s Already Inside Your Phone (backchannel)
  • Shrimp are now being grown all over America. (npr)
  • • How the Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ Gave Brian Wilson a Nervous Breakdown (medium)
  • Why you want everyone to have paid sick leave. (washingtonpost)
  • High airline profitability is bringing back some perks in coach. (bloomberg)
  • Exercise helps kids focus on their school work. (wsj)
  • 50 things you should do to increase happiness and live on your own terms. (medium)
  • Should you buy a piece of the Atlanta Braves? (barrons)
  • Our stress responses are far more complex than previously thought. (theatlantic)
  • Should we abandon Louisiana to the sea? (slate)
  • • The Drone Presidency (nybooks)
  • 23andMe now has enough data to make research useful. (fastcompany)
  • Most thyroid cancers should be left alone. (nytimes)
  • The HPV vaccine is still woefully underutilized. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Chinese investors continue to pursue Premier League clubs. (ft)
  • How AI can help diagnose mental disorders. (theatlantic)
  • • How Chicken Conquered the American Dinner Plate (firstwefeast)
  • Five ways to doctor up a frozen pizza. (bonappetit)
  • The problem with critics polls. (slate)
  • Zika is worse than you think. (nytimes)
  • A profile of the independent South Dakota State football program. (bloomberg)
  • • Like. Flirt. Ghost: A Journey Into the Social Media Lives of Teens (wired)
  • There is more AI in your Apple ($AAPL) iPhone than commonly thought. (backchannel)

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