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Assorted links for 11/06/2019

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1. A startup just announced the world’s first fake-meat “steaks” made from fungi. Are we ready? (new-food, The New Food Economy) 2. Tales From the Teenage Cancel Culture (new-culture, NYT) 3. Economic Incentives Don’t Always Do What We Want Them To (economics, NYT) 4. The Happy, Healthy Capitalists of Switzerland (society, NYT) 5. Environmental Challenges Ahead for Coffee Beans (climate, JSTOR) Advertisements

Assorted links for 10/30/2019

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1. Will There Be Wine After Climate Change? (climate, JSTOR) 2. Growing Meat in a Lab That Doesn’t Look Like Mush (new-food, NYT) 3. Deadly Algae Are Creeping Northward (climate, The Atlantic) 4. Explore 1400 Paintings & Drawings by Vincent van Gogh–and Much More–at the Van Gogh Museum’s Online Collection (culture, Open Culture) 5. A Flowchart of Philosophical Novels: Reading Recommendations from Haruki Murakami to Don DeLillo (culture, Open Culture)

Assorted links for 10/14/2019

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1. This Is What Adapting to Climate Change Looks Like (climate, The Atlantic) 2. Cows Need Friends to Be Happy (nature, The Atlantic) 3. Why it’s time to start talking about blockchain ethics by Mike Orcutt (blockchain, MIT Technology Review) 4. Flour power: meet the bread heads baking a better loaf (food, The Guardian) Bonus: The Super Zoom

Assorted links for 09/22/2019

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1. M.I.T. Media Lab, Already Rattled by the Epstein Scandal, Has a New Worry (society, NYT) 2. A Pastafarian hilariously trolled a town council meeting. The stakes are profoundly serious (society, Vox) 3. To Feed a Hot Planet, They’re Making More Efficient Plants (climate, NYT) 4. Is the New Meat Any Better Than the Old Meat? (food, NYT)

Assorted links for 09/20/2019

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1. People v mosquitos: what to do about our biggest killer by Timothy Winegard (The Guardian) 2. A Stunning New Study Shows How Fast North America’s Birds Are Disappearing (Mother Jones) and The Quiet Disappearance of Birds in North America (The Atlantic) 3. Superbug hotspots emerging in farms across globe (The Guardian) 4. What the Jeffrey Epstein Case Says About Elite Men (Bloomberg)

Assorted links for 09/11/2019

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1. Where Quantum Probability Comes From by Sean Caroll (science, Quanta) 2. A Famous Argument Against Free Will Has Been Debunked (science, The Atlantic) 3. ‘Ulysses’ on Trial by Michael Chabon (history, books, The New York Review of Books) 4. A New Timeline of the Day the Dinosaurs Began to Die Out (science, NYT) 5. The Massive Cost of Not Adapting to Climate Change (climate, economics, Fortune)

Assorted links for 09/09/2019

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1. What If We Stopped Pretending? The climate apocalypse is coming. To prepare for it, we need to admit that we can’t prevent it. by Jonathan Franzen (climate, The New Yorker) 2. Summer heat killed nearly 1,500 in France, officials say (climate, BBC) 3. Whale songs are getting deeper. by Rebecca Giggs (nature, The Atlantic) 4. Big Ag wants a cut of booming fake-meat market (new-food, Reuters) 5. How a Manhattan Scion Built a Rural […]

Assorted links for 09/07/2019

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1. The Two Most Mysterious Words in Modern Shopping by Joe Pinsker (The Atlantic) 2. Swedish mountain loses highest peak title due to global heating (climate, The Guardian) 3. How High Tech Is Transforming One of the Oldest Jobs: Farming (farming, innovation, NYT) 4. Can New Species Evolve From Cancers? Maybe (biology, Nautilus) 5. How to Build Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust (AI, NYT)