Here are some stories to check out this weekend:
The Rocket Richard Riot - SBNation
Michigan's Jim Harbaugh: Wolverine on the Loose - Wall Street Journal. Awesome. OSU fans could hate Santa Claus if he was coaching at Michigan. Harbaugh is a totally different animal.
Porntopia: A trip to the Adult Video News Awards - Grantland
A Cattle Heist of Epic Proportions - Texas Monthly. Wow.
The secretive Cargill family has 14 billionaires, more than any other clan on earth - Business Insider
A Craft Beer Tax Battle Is Brewing On Capitol Hill - The Salt. Also, see Cranley: Halt brewery crackdown - Cincinnati Enquirer. Well, apparently, the craft brew industry has some decent pull. Big Little Beer?
Whiskey Can't Hide It's Age Either - Nautilus
Pilots Duck Birds, Dodge Towers to Gauge New England Flood Risk - Bloomberg
A map of all the underwater cables that connect the internet - Vox
The Twisted History of Your Favorite Board Game - Longreads
Crude-Oil Price Collapse Takes Toll on Williston - Wall Street Journal
U.S. Producers Ready Next Oil Wave -Wall Street Journal. Did these guys flunk Econ 101? Or are they just trying to make debt payments?
Texas: From Shale Boom To Water Revolution - OilPrice. Sounds like bullshit to me. However, I can understand why people would like to believe it. Read this.
Best State for Business/ Yes, California - Bloomberg View. Yeah, fuck you, Texas.
Marco Rubio's Puppies-and-Rainbows Tax Plan - The Upshot. This is why Republicans hate math and science.
Look at what our obsession with white meat has done to chickens - Wonkblog. I think I may have already posted this image, but it's a good one: