Shipwrecks, Pinball Wizards and Easter Eggs
The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish blend coffee, grab a seat by the window, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:
- How Two Trailblazing Psychologists Turned the World of Decision Science Upside Down (Vanity Fair)
- These Professors Make More Than a Thousand Bucks an Hour Peddling Mega-Mergers (ProPublica)
- How Finance Gutted Manufacturing (Boston Review)
- China’s Great Leap Backward: The country has become repressive in a way that it has not been since the Cultural Revolution. What does its darkening political climate -- and growing belligerence -- mean for the United States? (the Atlantic)
- Our 86 Billion Neurons: She Showed It (New York Review of Books)
- Aftermath: Sixteen New Yorker Writers on Trump’s America (New Yorker)
- Catholic Churches Built Secret Astronomical Features Into Churches to Help Save Souls (Longreads)
- Unfathomable: Sunken treasure, death-defying adventure, sibling rivalry: How Charles and John Deane invented modern deep-sea diving and saved the British Empire. (Epic Magazine); see also "We Couldn’t Believe Our Eyes": A Lost World of Shipwrecks Is Found (New York Times)
- Natural Selection: How a New Age Hustler Sold the Sound of the World (Pitchfork)
- Pinball is back and this is the guy taking over (ESPN)
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