11/07/15 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • In praise of tipping culture. (theweek)
  • Living past 75 isn’t a “problem.” (assetbuilder)
  • “We can only find peace and equanimity when we look at our fears and allow them to exist, without getting too attached or identified. ” (bigthink)
  • Can airlines make money? (priceonomics)
  • How CBS’ ($CBS) plan to re-boot Star Trek actually helps Netflix ($NFLX). (businessinsider)
  • What’s the perfect cheese for a grilled cheese? (consumerist)
  • Can an amateur win the World Series of Poker? (wsj)
  • Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice (nytimes)
  • Janet Yellen’s Quiet Revolution: Trump says she’s a political stooge. Actually, she’s reinventing our understanding of economics. (politico)
  • What are your relationship deal breakers? (wsj)
  • Where should you park your food truck? (chicagobooth.edu)
  • How to Build a Search Engine for Mathematics (nautil.us)
  • Can we train ourselves to be more creative? (forbes)
  • How $100 million in cuts created chaos in Florida’s mental hospitals (tampabay)
  • Why the auto industry isn’t going to drive the next wave of change. (medium)
  • How 1994 Explains 2016: The year that stunned Jeb, battered Hillary and changed politics as we know it. (politico)
  • How many people take credit for a hit song? (priceonomics)
  • The Paleo Diet, or any diet, is not worth it if it is stressing you out. (observer)
  • Bread is broken. (nytimes)
  • Even if you don’t like gin you will love this cool, new gin bar. (fastcodesign)
  • For long-suffering fans of losing teams winning can engender an identity crisis. (blogs.scientificamerican)
  • The new Aziz Ansari sitcom, “Master of None” is really good. (slate)
  • You are kidding yourself if you think you are a good multi-tasker. (bigthink)
  • Take a pass on these cold medicines. (washingtonpost)
  • Greasy food doesn’t help a hangover. (vinepair)
  • Mark Bittman is joining food delivery startup Purple Carrot. (fastcompany)
  • Bleach is still the ultimate germ killer. (wsj)
  • NASA says Antarctica is actually gaining ice. (qz)
  • Why your brain needs more down time. (scientificamerican)
  • Guinness is going vegan. (consumerist)
  • Why connectivity is still so bad on US airlines. (nytimes)
  • The US lags (badly) in offshore wind generation. (slate)
  • A little fidgeting goes a long way. (ft)
  • Six facts (and myths) about solar energy. (medium)
  • How Richard Nixon Created Hillary Clinton (bloomberg)
  • Data scientists have figured out the ultimate beer road trip. (washingtonpost)
  • Divorce is on the rise among the empty-nester crowd. (nytimes)
  • 7 mistakes people make at the wine shop. (vinepair)
  • Cutting fat is not the key to losing weight. (bloomberg)
  • Confessions of a Paywall Journalist: Thanks to a booming trade press, lobbyists and other insiders know what’s happening in government. The rest of the country, not so much. (washingtonmonthly)
  • Hundreds of officers lose licenses over sex misconduct (bigstory.ap)
  • On the differences between bourbon and scotch. (luckypeach)
  • Does schizophrenia exist on the autism spectrum? (scientificamerican)

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