Food for Thought:
- SBN – A Long Walk’s End. When fugitive James T. Hammes went on the run, he went for a hike.
- JS – Wanted in College Graduates: Tolerance for Ambiguity
- WSJ – Bringing Home the Bacon. Most people today don’t hunt. We don’t work on farms. No wonder we worry about what’s in our meat.
- MMM – If You Wouldn’t Buy it, You Should Probably Sell it. When it comes to personal finances, “Don’t let the boat anchor of your past mistakes drag on you forever into your future.”
- NYTimes – The Next Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Who You Might Think
- WSJ – Why Your Child Shouldn’t Be a Tennis Prodigy. French Open champion Stan Wawrinka only played tennis once a week until age 11; coaches urge playing many sports as a child.
- WSJ – Sean Parker: Philanthropy for Hackers. Today’s young Internet barons should use the talents that made them rich to transform the world of giving.
- WSJ – You’re Loading the Dishwasher Wrong: A Chore and a Power Struggle
- WSJ – As Saudis Keep Pumping, Thirst for Domestic Oil Swells. Kingdom is poised to break records for crude output, but its ravenous energy needs threaten its ability to ramp up exports.
- BusinessWeek – Beatrayed by Dre? Noel Lee says he built the headphones Apple paid $3 billion for. His take? $0. Now he’s suing for his share.
- NYTimes – The Bonds That Broke Puerto Rico
- WSJ – Warren Buffett Re-Examines Reinsurance. Berkshire Hathaway looks into new pursuits as competitors chase business of taking on others’ risks.
- WSJ – Trader Fights the Market Tide in Shanghai. Ye Fei’s flagship fund was up 388% for the year when the Shanghai market peaked June 12.
- Medium – Why Virtual Reality Will Bring Back the Arcade
- TED – The forgotten history of autism. Decades ago, few pediatricians had heard of autism. In 1975, 1 in 5,000 kids was estimated to have it. Today, 1 in 68 is on the autism spectrum. What caused this steep rise?
- Stanford – The Butterfly Effect. What happens when your skin is too fragile to touch?
- WSJ – The Madness of Descent. Downhills at the Tour de France Test Cyclists Against Time, Danger and One Another
- WSJ – Women’s World Cup: Why the U.S. Wins. While it helps to be from a big, rich country, the secret to the success of Carli Lloyd and the Americans is simple: years of hard work.
- WSJ – Dating Again at 88. William Beck recently enrolled in his nursing home’s dating service – a rapidly growing new service for seniors.