We often set aside articles that are longer, deserve a re-read, are broader in scope…or just for fun — for weekend reading. Below are some from this week — pour yourself a hot cup of coffee & enjoy...
- Aristotle’s 10 Rules for a Good Life: An ancient Greek recipe for happiness (The Atlantic)
- This Is the Case: Special Counsel Jack Smith has sounded the call, but voters must answer it if they wish to preserve American democracy. (The Atlantic)
- The First Big Antitrust Trial of the Century Is About to Start: Google’s monopoly is going on trial starting September 12. This is the big one. (BIG by Matt Stoller)
- For the Love of God, Stop Microwaving Plastic (Wired)
- The Problem with Plastics & Recycling (Information is Beautiful)
- “Room-temperature superconductor” would be a huge deal: The superconductor frenzy, explained. (Vox)
- The Local-News Crisis Is Weirdly Easy to Solve (The Atlantic)
- New evidence that we’re solving more murders (Slow Boring)
- Bring On the E-Boats! The most exciting electric vehicles in the world are for sailors only. (Slate)
- From Pepperoni Math to Nepo Babies, Summer Is for Interns: Your first experience at work is not often forgotten. (Businessweek)
- The Jerk Aficionados: Playing a sleazy, blustering buffoon the audience loves takes skill - just ask Adam Scott, Ben Stiller, or Julia Louis-Dreyfus. (The Ringer)
What are you reading or listening to?