Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a strong cup of Joe, settle into your favorite chair and enjoy our long-form weekend reads:

  • Everything Is Broken: Don’t be fooled -- your devices barely function (Medium)
  • How Gamblers Get Hot (New Yorker)
  • Fascinating story about relationships: I Went Undercover on Ashley Madison to Find Out Why Women Cheat (DailyDot)
  • Beauty ≠ Truth: Scientists Prize Elegant Theories, But a Taste For Simplicity Is a Treacherous Guide (Aeon)
  • Saving the Internet From the Surveillance State: Glenn Greenwald Speaks Up (C/Net)
  • No time: How did we get so busy? (New Yorker)
  • The Great Smartphone War: Apple vs. Samsung (Vanity Fair)
  • The Man Who Made Libertarians Wrong about the Constitution (New Republic) see also Mouth-breathing Machiavellis Dream of a Silicon Reich (The Baffler)
  • The Case of the Vanishing Honey Bee: Pesticides and the perfect crime (Earthjustice)
  • How YouTube and Internet Journalism Destroyed Tom Cruise, Our Last Real Movie Star (LA Weekly)

What's up for the long weekend?

Stock Market Rallies (Dow Since 1900)

Source: Chart of the Day
Source: Chart of the Day

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