10/31/15 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Coming to terms with impostor syndrome. (nytimes)
  • How long it takes for different people to respond to an e-mail. (wsj)
  • No new nukes: why the US is missing an opportunity to reduce greenhouse emissions. (bloomberg)
  • When given the choice we humans will take a shortcut to better health. (nytimes)
  • Why are sports bras so terrible? (racked)
  • Cold-pressed juice is a waste of money. (vox)
  • 7 things Wil Wheaton did to reboot his life. (medium)
  • Adele: First interview in three years (i-d.vice)
  • How exercise slows the aging process. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Free will is back, and maybe we can measure it (aeon.co)
  • Quality does not guarantee success: the case of the “Steve Jobs” movie. (variety)
  • On the relationship between inflammation and depression. (npr)
  • The case for bad coffee. (seriouseats)
  • The House science committee is worse than the Benghazi committee (vox)
  • Better concussion testing won’t eliminate football’s concussion problem. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Why physical media still matters. (wsj)
  • Inside Appleā€™s perfectionism machine (mashable)
  • Cheese is as addictive as heroin…or something like that. (esquire)
  • NYC school children are meditating to mitigate stress. (nytimes)
  • Utopias, past and present: why Thomas More remains astonishingly radical (theguardian)
  • Google ($GOOGL) is using AI to deal with search requests it has not seen before. (bloomberg)
  • Why bother being a Cubs fan? (wsj)
  • Birth order effects are BS. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • The myth of basic science. (wsj)
  • Remember when everyone thought Wikipedia was a doomed experiment? (medium)
  • This Is How Uber Takes Over a City (bloomberg)
  • Can fast food truly get healthy? (newyorker)
  • Peet’s Coffee is buying Intelligensia. Coffee lovers are freaking out. (slate)
  • Making Sense of Dell + EMC + VMware (a16z)
  • How ISIS Spread in the Middle East And how to stop it (theatlantic)
  • In defense of the ‘hot hand’ theory. (nytimes)
  • Why the cod population off Maine never recovered. (nytimes)
  • The rise and fall of college rock. (newrepublic)
  • Greenland Is Melting Away (nytimes)
  • Men retire to spend time with their wives. Women retire to spend time with their grandkids. (time)
  • There’s a good chance your “wild salmon” is no such thing. (qz)
  • Everything you know about happiness is wrong. (qz)
  • WHO estimates you probably have herpes. (slate)
  • Just how risky is processed meat consumption? (theguardian)
  • What happens to your shared Netflix ($NFLX) queue when you break up? (slate)
  • The death of the 40-hour work week is killing us. (ft)
  • An argument for why Luke Skywalker goes to the dark side. (medium)
  • Why going natural is tough for fast food companies. (chicagobusiness)
  • Surgical errors happen…a lot. (bloomberg)
  • The 40 greatest cop shows of all time. (pastemagazine)
  • Three counterintuitive scenarios for driverless cars. (marginalrevolution)
  • Inside the Secretive World of Tax-Avoidance Experts (theatlantic)
  • Using a spreadsheet to combat depression. (qz)
  • Why don’t we talk more about men’s biological clock? (washingtonpost)
  • Why streaming music services like Pandora ($P) need a new approach to actually make money. (startupljackson)

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