11/21/15 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Why sleeping in on the weekend is bad for your health. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Why China Will Not Dominate the 21st Century (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • The five stages of grief when your favorite craft brewer gets bought out. (pastemagazine)
  • Why Adam McKay was the right person to direct “The Big Short” according to Michael Lewis. (vanityfair)
  • 12 different ways to map the Midwest. (newgeography)
  • Being obese can help when you have certain conditions. (qz)
  • Can electric devices make our brains better? (fortune)
  • Beer companies are now going after female drinkers. (bloomberg)
  • How to pack your carry on bag. (qz)
  • The difference between rationality and rationalizing. (psychologytoday)
  • Is great philosophy, by its nature, difficult and obscure? (aeon.co)
  • 14 insights about the television business. (redef)
  • Coffee is awesome. A study shows just how much. (npr)
  • Are driverless cars going to be fully autonomous? (ft)
  • Happy couples have sex (at least) once a week. (scienceblog)
  • Is craft beer in a bubble? (vinepair)
  • The Statistical Dominance of Dr. Seuss (priceonomics)
  • An interview with Dale Katechis founder of craft brewer Oskar Blues. (marketwatch)
  • In 15 years renewables will be the world’s leading source of energy. (qz)
  • Bill Simmons Interviews President Obama, GQ’s 2015 Man of the Year (gq)
  • The crisis of low fertility countries. (ocregister)
  • Craft beer makers are using weird barrels to age beers. (qz)
  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac: Did Uncle Sam nationalize housing financers? (fortune)
  • Half of Americans now use Netflix ($NFLX). (qz)
  • The Lowdown on the Lowline, the World’s First Underground Park (atlasobscura)
  • Today’s auto plants are quiet places. (nytimes)
  • What ISIS Really Wants: The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it. (theatlantic)
  • Strong legs equal a strong brain. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Here’s What Happens When a 27-Year-Old Finance Journalist Tries to Manage Money (ai-cio)
  • Can you be TOO clean? (bbc)
  • Why we need to acquire a taste (quickly) for spider crabs. (ft)
  • Everyone thinks their marriage is awesome and everyone else’s marriage sucks. (qz)
  • How to choose a meditation app. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Better diagnostics will help in the battle against superbugs. (wsj)
  • Barack Obama, Lawyer-in-Chief (politico)
  • America is facing a STD epidemic. (latimes)
  • The death of the business traveler has been greatly exaggerated. (economist)

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