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Horseshoe Crabs and Corporate Raiders

Here are your weekend reads.

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of coffee, grab a seat where you can watch the fog roll in and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:

• The Blood of the Crab: Horseshoe crab blood is an irreplaceable medical marvel—and so biomedical companies are bleeding 500,000 every year. Can this creature that’s been around since the dinosaurs be saved? (Popular Mechanics).

• Frank and Steven’s Excellent Corporate-Raiding Adventure (The Atlantic).

• Morningstar’s New Funds Gambit: Opportunity and Controversy (Barron’s).

• The United States of Work: Employers exercise vast control over our lives, even when we’re not on the job. How did our bosses gain power that the government itself doesn’t hold? (New Republic).

• Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future (Wait But Why).

• The unbearable wrongness of Gwyneth Paltrow (The Outline).

• A Retiree Discovers an Elusive Math Proof—And Nobody Notices (Wired).

• Mike Judge, the Bard of Suck (New York Times Magazine).

• Sin City or Bust: How the Raiders went Vegas, baby (ESPN).

• The Annie Hall That Might Have Been: Inside Woody Allen’s Anhedonia (Vanity Fair)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Andrew Lo, author of “Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought.”

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