12/31/16 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • 30 tips for succeeding in graduate school. (qz)
  • • A history of global living conditions in 5 charts (ourworldindata)
  • The curse of credentialism. (baselinescenario)
  • Putting the opioid crisis into perspective. (wsj)
  • Why parenting a tween is so difficult. (npr)
  • The differences between a heart attack, cardiac arrest and heart failure. (slate)
  • Neighbors are fighting back against Airbnb renters. (bloomberg)
  • • The Man Who Cleans Up After Plane Crashes (gq)
  • • The Sorcerer of Jazz (nybooks)
  • Sitting makes your body "exercise-resistant." (nytimes)
  • Happiness isn’t an endpoint. It comes in the seeking. (qz)
  • What happens when a Broadway show sells $1 million in tickets for the week? (ft)
  • • A Tale of Twenty-Two Million Citi Bike Rides: Analyzing the NYC Bike Share System (toddwschneider)
  • The new Formula One owners want to increase the sport’s "promotional prowess." (qz)
  • Liberal arts majors eventually close the salary gap. (wsj)
  • More companies are looking to hire people on the autism spectrum. (theatlantic)
  • Sit a lot? Take frequent breaks. (nytimes)
  • Why is mental health declining in the US? (scientificamerican)
  • Renaming MLB teams to bring their names into the 21st century. (hardballtimes)
  • Bowl games are not meaningless to the players and coaches. (espn)
  • • The Last Unknown Man: He appeared out of nowhere. He had no name, no memory, no past. He was the only person the FBI ever listed as missing even though they knew where he was. How could B.K. Doe remain anonymous in the modern age’s matrix of observation?&#xA0 (newrepublic)
  • Changing economics is making political distinctions less important. (evonomics)
  • • How to Make Money Rebuilding Reputations: Destroy Them First&#xA0 (bloomberg)
  • What you can learn about business from a dozen lines from "The Godfather." (25iq)
  • How to nurture a genius. (scientificamerican)
  • • Stephon Marbury: Remade in China (theundefeated)
  • Spotting fake news is harder than you think. (bloomberg)
  • Zero, an app to help you fast. (medium)
  • American teachers are paid less, on a relative basis, than their peers. (qz)
  • The market for sleep products is growing rapidly. (nytimes)
  • When you feed your body you are also feeding your brain. (npr)
  • Why we get happier the older we get. (medium)
  • What happens when a 3-star chef starts messing with hot dogs? (bloomberg)
  • A look at Alfonso Cuarón’s "Children of Men" ten years in. (vulture)
  • • Holy Wars: Secularism and the invention of religion&#xA0 (bostonreview)
  • CRISPR is a really big, f*cking deal. (newyorker)
  • Nobody succeeds alone. (medium)
  • 3 tips for applying to college from admissions counselors. (npr)
  •  Silicon Valley's elite are not gods: Silicon Valley's power brokers want you to think they're different. But they're just average robber barons.&#xA0 (theoutline)
  • No-car households are becoming more prevalent. (qz)
  • Rewards programs are not keeping travelers away from Airbnb. (qz)
  • • The Ugly Unethical Underside of Silicon Valley (fortune)
  • A guide to better sleep. (nytimes)
  • The end of work is coming. Are we prepared? (aeon.co)
  • Work habits die hard. (m.signalvnoise)
  • Smartphones are real relationship downers. (qz)
  • The Mosul Dam is failing. (newyorker)
  • What can you do for middle of the night insomnia? Not much. (wsj)

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