CK Links--Friday October 21, 2016


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What would Julia Child have to say about today's modern food media? (Mashable)

It never gets old: satirizing artisanal food makers in this short video. (NPR)

A brief history of US dietary guidelines, in all their glory. (Mark's Daily Apple)

In the USA, immigrant food is often treated like discount tourism. (Washington Post)

Useful post on science-based weight training recommendations, many of which are at odds with the common training methods recommended by trainers. (Rogue Health and Fitness)

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg recomends 23 books. Some good ones here! (Farnam Street) Ed: last year I read The Three-Body Problem and loved it. An interesting, operatic work of science fiction.

Do you buy books that you never read? There's actually a word for that. (Ozy)

Why have social norms for leaving children unattended changed so radically over the years? (NPR)

This is the safest time in human history. So why are we all so afraid? (Rolling Stone) Ed: See also this week's post on fear here at CK. And, extra credit for any reader who can detect the central (and most likely unintentional) irony of this article. 

Intriguing post on the deep friendship--and complete absence of professional jealousy--between Mozart and Haydn. (Brain Pickings)

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