Friday, January 26, 2018


More Davos videos of note: 1) A New Era for Global Health (Bill Gates, Atul Gawande, et al.); 2) The End of Easy Money (Ray Dalio, et al.); 3) Secrets to a Long and Happy Life (Dan Buettner, who enters around the 7:55 mark).

Nurturing the Intelligent Fanatic in our Children - by Ian Cassel (LINK)

The Thin Line Between Bold and Reckless - by Morgan Housel (LINK)

Why Goldman and Pritzker Sank Millions Into a Startup Before Suing It for Fraud [H/T @jasonzweigwsj] (LINK)

Four Parenting Tips I Learned Hanging Out with the World’s Best Leaders - by Daniel Coyle (LINK)

11 Billion Pieces of Plastic Are Riddling Corals With Disease - by Ed Yong (LINK)

A Jawbone Is the Oldest Modern-Human Fossil Outside of Africa - by Ed Yong (LINK)

The Lovely Tale of an Adorable Squid and Its Glowing Partner - by Ed Yong (LINK)

Why Is the Naked Mole Rat So Weird? - by Ed Yong (video) (LINK)

For Kindle readers.... As regular readers of this blog are aware, and the above links show, I'm a big fan of Ed Yong's science writing and reporting, and his book is currently on sale for $2.99 on Kindle: I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life - by Ed Yong