Sunday, October 4, 2015

Minster Oktoberfest Weekend Links

I didn't make it to the local Oktoberfest celebration, but that still didn't prevent me from being late with the weekend reads:

Not Just Another Number 30 - SBNation

Donald Trump's Misadventures in Professional Football - Priceonomics

Sneaker Wars: Inside the Battle Between Nike and Adidas - GQ

Monsanto To Chart Growth Plan as Farmers Feel Squeezed - Wall Street Journal

Drought Is Driving Beekeepers And Their Hives From California - The Salt

Beef Isn't For Dinner Anymore as Americans Devour Cheaper Pork - Bloomberg

Farmer digs up woolly mammoth bones in Michigan soy field - Washington Post (via the journalist)

Why It Was Easier To Be Skinny in the 1980's - The Atlantic.  Fingering the feeding of antibiotics to livestock, which screw with gut bacteria.  Don't know if I buy that, but it is interesting.

Dick Cantwell's Beer Is Immortal - Seattle Met

Volkswagen's Villains - Slate

Atomic Summer: An Essay by Joni Tevis - Longreads

The Man Who Launched The GOP's Civil War - Politico

How Steve Jobs Fleeced Carly Fiorina - Backchannel

Voter ID and driver's license office closures black-out Alabama's Black Belt -

Closures announced Wednesday will leave 28 Alabama counties without a place to get a driver's license.

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