Saturday, June 13, 2015

Flag Day Weekend Links

Well, it's hot and the forecast looks bad for finishing first-cutting hay.  Here are some interesting stories to check out:

Notre Dame's coach said something jarring (and refreshing) about player academics - SBNation.  Honesty is the best policy.

Make Way for Rose Lavelle - Cincinnati Magazine.  I'm not exactly a soccer fan, but this is pretty engagingly written.

Where Have You Gone, Secretariat? - FiveThirtyEight

The secret life and death of a hockey analytics pioneer - ESPN

Brownsville's Unlikely Rugby Dynasty - New York Times

Requiem for The Dream: Dusty Rhodes, 1945-2015 - Grantland

We'll All Eat Less Meat Soon-Like it or Not - Mother Jones.  :(

America's Big Food Waste Problem - Pacific Standard.  America's Big [fill in the blank] Waste Problem seems workable to me.

Mighty Farming Microbes:Companies Harness Bacteria To Give Crops A Boost - The Salt

SEAL Team 6: A Secret History of  Quiet Killings and Blurred Lines - New York Times

What is Code? - Bloomberg BusinessWeek.  38,000 words and 76 pages.  Wow.

What It's Like To Be Declared Dead by the Government - priceonomics

You're About to See an Incredibly Rare Cloud, and It's Proof the Climate Is Changing - Bloomberg

NBA Finals: All The Champions Since 1947 -  Dadaviz

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