09/03/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The roof at the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium is translucent. (wired)
  • Some evidence that the Paleo Diet is a myth. (qz)
  • What states experience in-migration of college kids? (nytimes)
  • Can an algorithm pick bestselling books? (wsj)
  • The math myth: not everyone needs to take higher order math. (econlog.econlib)
  • How the ‘Upright Citizens Brigade’ became a hothouse for comedy talent. (newyorker)
  • "Equity" is a realistic look at powerful women in business. (qz)
  • Why Tibetans drink yak butter tea. (eater)
  • In praise of the crunchy goodness of the patty melt. (nytimes)
  • Students learn more from attractive teachers. (wsj)
  • Are you addicted to stress? (businessinsider)
  • Random drug testing does a good job of keeping drunk pilots out of the sky. (bloomberg)
  • Autonomous cars also have to take into account the human factor. (ft)
  • Granola is not as healthy as you think. (nytimes)
  • Dogs can help prevent anxiety in children. (thedailybeast)
  • The Brits are warming to US craft beer. (wsj)
  • Arnott vs Asness: Meeting of the Minds (morningstar)
  • Can anti-inflammatory drugs be used to treat depression? (qz)
  • Routers are no longer hidden away. (wired)
  • Drugs and Privilege: Big Business, Congress And The EpiPen (huffingtonpost)
  • EpiPen Drama Shows What’s Wrong With How Drugs Are Priced (bloomberg)
  • In search of the best hot chicken. (theringer)
  • The filter-bubble: why you are unlikely to change anyone’s idea on social media. (ft)
  • Five years ago NBA franchises were changing hands left and right, what changed? (sbnation)
  • How to deal with early (and late) school starting times. (wsj)
  • Oreo Thins are a joke. (slate)
  • Billion-Dollar Ultimatum: International corporations have a private legal system designed just for them (buzzfeed)
  • Cargo ships could go autonomous. (wsj)
  • Siri is going to have a bigger role in iOS 10. (wsj)
  • The Real-Life Superhero Who Beats the Cops to Bike Thieves (outsideonline)
  • The seven Star Wars movies ranked. (medium)
  • Reviewing the evidence of various dental health strategies. (nytimes)
  • How dogs process language. (blogs.scientificamerican)
  • The best position for sleeping. (businessinsider)
  • Some ingredients top chefs can’t live without. (bloomberg)
  • The science of the finishing kick. (runnersworld)
  • "Deadwood" is a top ten all-time show. (theringer)
  • Global Super Court (buzzfeed)
  • OJ consumption is in secular decline. (buzzfeed)
  • The Revenge of Roger’s Angels: How Fox News women took down the most powerful, and predatory, man in media (nymag)
  • Florida: The Punchline State. It has more than its share of craziness, but it’s never boring — and it’s still the best place in the country to live, says longtime Floridian Dave Barry (wsj)

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