09/17/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Does it pay to start off at a community college? (wsj)
  • Can Chipotle ($CMG) turn things around? (businessinsider)
  • Lithium batteries and airplanes are a dangerous mix. (nytimes)
  • The future of Uber is self-driving cars. (recode)
  • Youth soccer is getting more aggressive. (nytimes)
  • Daily fantasy sports has changed a lot in the last year. (finance.yahoo)
  • Focus on improvement not the goal. (bigthink)
  • No Driver? Bring It On. How Pittsburgh Became Uber’s Testing Ground (nytimes)
  • What to eat while you’re sick. (newscientist)
  • What 10 traits Harvard looks for in MBA students. (finance.yahoo)
  • Cup o’ Noodles is changing its recipe. (latimes)
  • 10 things kids should know before going to college. (vox)
  • Tips on raising gifted children. (bigthink)
  • Self-published books have taken a ton of share from the Big Five publishers. (bloomberg)
  • Get the flu shot this year people! (wsj)
  • There may soon be a blood test for chronic fatigue syndrome. (economist)
  • The Grubmeister: Why the future of food is will involve eating bugs (vqronline)
  • China is losing its taste for beer. (bloomberg)
  • Ford ($F) is making a serious push to be a ‘mobility company.’ (recode)
  • 10 words you should look for on your under-$20 bottle of wine. (businessinsider)
  • Why adolescents don’t like to answer "How was school today?" (nytimes)
  • What’s it like to ride in a self-driving Uber. (businessinsider)
  • How to Tell If You’re a Jerk: If you think everyone around you is terrible, the joke may be on you. (nautil.us)
  • What an outsourced college essay looks like. (wsj)
  • Women are fantastic long-distance swimmers. (nymag)
  • Fish mislabeling is a worldwide problem. (blogs.scientificamerican)
  • Paris is turning its central highway into a park. (slate)
  • Can the Chevy Bolt compete with the Tesla Model 3? (businessinsider)
  • Flight attendants hate flying to this country. (qz)
  • Don’t underestimate the disruptive effects of wind and solar on traditional power. (bloomberg)
  • Steve Buscemi is the best. (good.is)
  • How to make the perfect Negroni. (wsj)
  • Pittsburgh is ‘cool’ but it is still losing population. (bloomberg)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) has transformed the college book store. (nytimes)
  • The people of Gander, Newfoundland are awesome. (mentalfloss)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) is now producing white Echos and Echo Dots with new capabilities. (sixcolors)
  • Why are horseshoe crabs dying? (qz)
  • How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat (nytimes)
  • How the sugar industry has distorted health science for more than 50 years (vox)
  • Why fidgeting is good for your health. (nytimes)
  • Active monitoring is a viable strategy for men with early-stage prostate cancer. (scientificamerican)
  • Millennials hate paying for TV. (recode)
  • Was Netflix’s ($NFLX) Bloodline a failure? (vulture)
  • Amazon Employee #1: A conversation with Shel Kaphan, Amazon’s first employee.&#xA0 (themacro)
  • Can football ever be made safe? (theringer)
  • Pork just keeps on getting cheaper. (managed-futures-blog.attaincapital)
  • How hospitals are battling MRSA. (wsj)
  • Drone racing on TV? Sure, why not. (bloomberg)
  • Not every mistake needs to be fixed. (m.signalvnoise)
  • Vanilla is in short supply. (scientificamerican)
  • How Texas keeps out tens of thousands of children out of special education (houstonchronicle)
  • Bob Gilruth, the Quiet Force Behind Apollo (airspacemag)
  • This is America’s most innovative craft brewer. (bloomberg)

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