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The Link #178: [Be better]
January 13, 2019

An interesting look at Elwood, Illinois, where you’ll find America’s largest inland port, plenty of commerce, and bad local policymaking. 

This week in food: Ranking the healthiest vegetables, the unending appeal of mass-produced fried chicken, and America’s 900,000 cubic yard surplus of cheese.

Thievery of fancy eggs and french art.

It’s too crowded at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference. Plus, Accenture’s CEO steps downQualcomm’s antitrust trial continues with some sparks, and Bungie buys itself back from Activision.

TelCo’s have been selling access to the GPS tracking data from your phone.

Traders are actually pretty good at buying stocks, but they’re worse than random at selling them.

Hollywood nightlife before smartphones ruined it.

An exciting proof point I can use to rationalize my aversion to sunscreen — maybe it’s not good for us.

From the experts, what’s the worst type of pain?

You probably shouldn’t be on your parents’ phone plan.

Word Warriors 2019 — top 10 words worthy of retrieval from the linguistic cellar.

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