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Assorted links for 09/04/2019

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1. The science of senolytics: how a new pill could spell the end of ageing (medicine, The Guardian) 2. The ‘ghost work’ powering tech magic (society, BBC) 3. The Geography of Risk by Gilbert M. Gaul (economics, Longreads) Americans have built $3 trillion worth of property in some of the riskiest places on earth, so why do taxpayers have to pay for the hurricane damage to rich coastal communities? 4. America, the Gerontocracy by Timothy Noah […]

Assorted links for 07/28/2019

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1. The Rise of Coffee Shaming by Amanda Mull 2. Keeping livestock in the yard just might help your baby’s immune system 3. Being and drunkenness: how to party like an existentialist by Skye C Cleary “Too much seriousness hardens the world, pinning it down with rules, they felt, suffocating freedom and creativity. Taking parties too seriously dissipates their effervescence. Seriousness flattens them into institutions, hollow shams of gratuitously flaunted wealth and materialism, pathetic pleas […]