Trump Tax Plan Would Shift Trillions From U.S. Coffers to the Richest

What I am reading: President Trump and the first lady, Melania, at the White House on Thursday. Mr. Trump could benefit substantially from his tax plan, with provisions such as a…, Trump Tax Plan Would Shift Trillions From U.S. Coffers to the Richest, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/27/us/politics/individual-business-tax-wealth.html?nytmobile=0, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All

What I am reading: As Christmas approached in 2015, the price of pumpkin-pie spice went wild. It didn’t soar, as an economics textbook might suggest. Nor did it crash. It just…, How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All, https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/05/how-online-shopping-makes-suckers-of-us-all/521448/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Goal Setting: A Scientific Guide to Setting and Achieving Goals

What I am reading: Goal setting is everywhere in our world. We set goals for our careers, our health, and our lives in general. It seems modern society is always encouraging us to…, Goal Setting: A Scientific Guide to Setting and Achieving Goals, http://jamesclear.com/goal-setting, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

These are the 10 breakthrough technologies you need to know about right now

What I am reading: Reversing Paralysis Scientists are making remarkable progress at using brain implants to restore the freedom of movement that spinal cord injuries take away.…, These are the 10 breakthrough technologies you need to know about right now, https://www.technologyreview.com/lists/technologies/2017/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Could Be the Thyroid; Could Be Ennui. Either Way, the Drug Isn’t Helping.

What I am reading: David Plunkert “During the past four weeks, have you been tired? Been exhausted? Had difficulty getting motivated to do anything at all?” These questions —…, Could Be the Thyroid; Could Be Ennui. Either Way, the Drug Isn’t Helping., https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/21/health/could-be-the-thyroid-could-be-ennui-either-way-the-drug-isnt-helping.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

When There’s Confusion Over Where a U.S. Aircraft Carrier Is, the Military Chain of Command Is Dangerously Broken

What I am reading: The USS Carl Vinson in the South China Sea on April 8, 2017. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matt Brown/U.S. Navy via Getty Images There is a sobering…, When There’s Confusion Over Where a U.S. Aircraft Carrier Is, the Military Chain of Command Is Dangerously Broken, http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2017/04/where_is_the_uss_vinson_the_military_chain_of_command_under_trump_is_dangerously.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

On Finally Watching “Girls,” a Different and Better Show Than I’d Been Led to Imagine

What I am reading: “Girls,” which airs its series finale on Sunday, was so well-written and carefully directed that a portion of its audience simply lost the ability to…, On Finally Watching “Girls,” a Different and Better Show Than I’d Been Led to Imagine, http://www.newyorker.com/culture/jia-tolentino/on-finally-watching-girls-a-different-and-better-show-than-id-been-led-to-imagine, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,