Weekly Reading Roundup – 05/26/17

(Amazing Graphics) Miles of Ice Collapsing Into the Sea – NY TImes: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/18/climate/antarctica-ice-melt-climate-change.html

More is More; Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First – NY Books: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2017/05/25/consumer-society-more-is-more/

How Mountain Biking is Saving Small Town USA – Outside Online: https://www.outsideonline.com/2184491/how-mountain-biking-saving-small-town-usa

Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies – Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2017/tulips-myths-and-cryptocurrencies/

Stanford Neuroscientist Reveals Something ‘Puzzling’ in People Who Are Extremely Successful – Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/stanford-neuroscientist-extremely-successful-high-stress-levels-2017-5

Giant Octopus Suffocates Foolhearty Dolphin Who Tried to Eat It – New Scientist: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2132626-giant-octopus-suffocates-foolhardy-dolphin-that-tried-to-eat-it/

World Cup 2018: FIFA Admits Works Have Suffered Human Rights Abuse – The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/may/25/fifa-world-cup-2018-workers-human-rights-abuses

A Day in the Life of Americans – Flowing Data: https://flowingdata.com/2015/12/15/a-day-in-the-life-of-americans/

The World is Running Out of Sand – The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/05/29/the-world-is-running-out-of-sand

(VIDEO) Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Experiment with Universal Basic Income – USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/videos/money/2017/05/26/mark-zuckerberg-wants-experiment-universal-basic-income/102189642/

How This Couple Paid Off $200,000 of Debt in Just Two Years – CNN Money: http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/26/pf/paying-off-debt/ –Personal note, I usually ignore these types of articles because they’re stupid like these people budgeted and didn’t spend much. But this actually got me to think about living situations. So good job!

Just a Few Self-Driving Cars Could Fix Phantom Traffic Jams – Smithsonian Magazine: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/few-self-driving-cars-could-fix-phantom-traffic-jams-180963472/

New Seafloor Map Reveals How Strange the Gulf of Mexico Is – National Geographic: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/05/new-seafloor-map-gulf-of-mexico/

Why You Should Never Squish a House Centipede, Even if They Do Freak You Out – Organic Life: https://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/home/why-you-should-never-squish-a-house-centipede-even-if-they-do-freak-you-out

Best Big Data Companies and CEOs To Work For According to Glassdoor – Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2017/05/20/the-best-big-data-companies-and-ceos-to-work-for-in-2017-based-on-glassdoor/#53b77fda326e

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