11/14/15 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Does blood donation extend life expectancy? (joshmitteldorf.scienceblog)
  • The evolution of Aziz Ansari. (vulture)
  • Blogging: After the Gold Rush (thereformedbroker)
  • Enough with the bone broth hype. (motherjones)
  • How to stop doping in sports. (qz)
  • Solo workers need to reach out to others during the day. (qz)
  • The Cook and the Chef: Elon Musk’s Secret Sauce (waitbutwhy)
  • Eight hours of uninterrupted sleep is a modern creation. (slate)
  • Restaurants are using apps to streamline the food buying process and saving money as a bonus. (nytimes)
  • People who live alone have worse diets. (modernfarmer)
  • The Asteroid Hunters: It’s highly unlikely that a gigantic space rock will crash through our atmosphere and destroy civilization. But it’s not impossible either. (popularmechanics)
  • Playing the Probabilities (awealthofcommonsense)
  • The Start-Up That Will Keep Health-Insurance Companies Honest: HoneyInsured uses economic research — and a connection to HealthCare.gov — to suggest certain plans. (theatlantic)
  • ‘The Attacks Will Be Spectacular’: An exclusive look at how the Bush administration ignored far more detailed CIA warnings than was previously revealed before 9/11 (politico)
  • Another story of college football excess: Texas A&M. (cbssports)
  • How Millennials are changing wine. (wsj)
  • Living and Dying on Airbnb: My dad died in an Airbnb rental, and he’s not the only one. What can the company do to improve safety? (medium)
  • Where Does Technological Innovation Come From? (wsj)
  • The Man Who’s Trying To Build A Better Apple (buzzfeed)
  • Fecal transplants could soon be done via a pill. (mic)
  • ABC is the next company to create app-only programming. (variety)
  • What actually happens in your brain when you are in a flow state? (bigthink)
  • What is fine dining these days? (theatlantic)
  • Fighting Terrorism Was the Biggest Weakness of the Bush Administration (nymag)
  • Craft beer is going through an identity crisis. (businessinsider)
  • What drinking an energy drink does to your body? (qz)
  • Chefs are working with plant breeders to create new fruits and vegetables. (theatlantic)
  • All about eggs. An excerpt from: “The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science.”* by J. Kenji López-Alt . (medium)
  • Where did all the diners go? (crainsnewyork)
  • Inside a bunker that hold $1.5 billion in wine. (bloomberg)
  • 23 proven ways to feel happier. (mentalfloss)
  • Long term birth control methods are surging in popularity. (nytimes)
  • Is recycling worth it? (scientificamerican)
  • Howard Buffett Is Getting His Hands Dirty (bloomberg)
  • The rehabilitation of Michael Phelps. (si)
  • Using the Pomodoro technique to work less. (open.buffer)
  • We are not our emotions. (bigthink)
  • Can we make rapid, positive changes to our lives? (forbes)
  • Stand up comedians are taking a pass on the college circuit. (wsj)
  • Young kids shouldn’t be allowed to head a soccer ball. (slate)

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