The Great Wight Hope - SB Nation. This one is really crazy.
Bill Johnson, U.S. Olympic Champion, Dies at 55 - New York Times. When I was almost 10, I wanted to be Bill Johnson.
The Tennis Racket - Buzzfeed
In California, A Treasure Hunt For Gold Rush-Era Fruit and Nut Trees - The Salt
U.S. farmland, ag machinery market declines extend into 2016 - Agrimoney. Um, no shit?
Ernst vows to fight Obama 'waters of U.S.' rule - Des Moines Register. Farmers have no idea what they are talking about.
To Fight Growing Threat From Germs, Scientists Try Old-Fashioned Killer - Wall Street Journal
The Contempt That Poisoned Flint's Water - The New Yorker
The Death of the Midwestern Church - Pacific Standard. Just another death in the midwest.
The Rebel Virgins and Desert Mothers Who Have Been Written Out of Christian History - Atlas Obscura
How Voltaire Made a Fortune Rigging the Lottery - Today I Found Out
Can an Algorithm Eliminate the Unfairness of Gerrymandering? - Priceonomics
How an obscure adviser to Pat Buchanan predicted the wild Trump campaign in 1996 - The Week. Very interesting, but I predicted the Republican party would be a clown show back in 2006, and I'm a bigger nobody than this white supremacist dude.
What Kind of Man Spends Millions To Elect Ted Cruz? - Bloomberg. I would say an idiot or an asshole. This guy definitely seems like the latter.
How the Epidemic of Drug Overdose Deaths Ripples Across America - New York Times