The 10 Best Books of 2016 – The New York Times

The 10 Best Books of 2016 – The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/12/01/books/review/100000004796963.mobile.html?_r=0 The year’s best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. DEC. 1, 2016 Rebecca Mock Fiction The Association of Small Bombs By Karan Mahajan A finalist for the National Book Award, Mahajan’s novel — smart, devastating and unpredictable […] more…

Trump files objection to Jill Stein-led election recount in Michigan | US news | The Guardian

Trump files objection to Jill Stein-led election recount in Michigan | US news | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/01/donald-trump-michigan-recount-objection?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other President-elect’s attorneys claim Stein is not entitled to a recount and describe Green party candidate’s actions as creating an ‘electoral farce’ Jon Swaine • Thursday 1 December 2016 17.13 EST Donald Trump asked the state of Michigan on Thursday […] more…

Four Million Commutes Reveal New U.S. ‘Megaregions’

Four Million Commutes Reveal New U.S. ‘Megaregions’ http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/11/us-commutes-reveal-new-economic-megaregions-map/?google_editors_picks=true November 30, 2016 This map shows the megaregions of the U.S. (represented by colors) based on an algorithmic analysis of four million commutes (represented as lines). Illustration by Garrett Dash Nelson and Alasdair Rae, PLoS One An ever increasing share of the world’s population is living in […] more…

This is the diabetes capital of America – MarketWatch

This is the diabetes capital of America – MarketWatch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-is-the-diabetes-capital-of-america-2016-12-01?reflink=MW_GoogleNews&google_editors_picks=true CateyHill •(1:29) AFP/Getty Images In some communities, more than 15% of the adult population has diabetes — and that can have a severe impact on residents’ financial situations. The city with the highest rates of diabetes in the nation: Mobile, Ala., where nearly 18% of […] more…

Magnetic brain stimulation can bring back stowed memories

Magnetic brain stimulation can bring back stowed memories http://news.wisc.edu/magnetic-brain-stimulation-can-bring-back-stowed-memories/ It’s clear that your working memory — which holds attention on small things of short-term importance — works, or you wouldn’t be able to remember a new phone number long enough to dial it. Describing how it works, however — how the brain determines what to […] more…

Read what’s being called San Francisco’s ‘middle finger’ to Trump | KRON4.com

Read what’s being called San Francisco’s ‘middle finger’ to Trump | KRON4.com http://kron4.com/2016/12/01/read-whats-being-called-san-franciscos-middle-finger-to-trump/ more…

Donald Trump is assembling the richest administration in modern American history – The Washington Post

Donald Trump is assembling the richest administration in modern American history – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/11/30/donald-trump-is-assembling-the-richest-administration-in-modern-american-history/?utm_term=.1cb7de11398d (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) When George W. Bush assembled his first Cabinet in 2001, news reports dubbed them a team of millionaires, and government watchdogs questioned whether they were out of touch with most Americans’ problems. Combined, that […] more…

The Neuroscientist Who’s Building a Better Memory for Humans | WIRED

The Neuroscientist Who’s Building a Better Memory for Humans | WIRED https://www.wired.com/2016/12/neuroscientist-whos-building-better-memory-humans/?google_editors_picks=true more…

Recount Bids in 3 States Seem the Longest of Long Shots – NYTimes.com

Recount Bids in 3 States Seem the Longest of Long Shots – NYTimes.com http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/11/30/us/elections/recount-bids-in-3-states-seem-the-longest-of-long-shots.html?_r=0&referer= By STEVE EDER • November 30, 2016 It has been nearly a month since Donald J. Trump beat Hillary Clinton to win the presidency. But efforts continue in three battleground states to take another look at the election results. On Thursday, Wisconsin is […] more…

Wall Street Strategists Are Taking a Very Different Tone After Trump’s Win – Bloomberg

Wall Street Strategists Are Taking a Very Different Tone After Trump’s Win – Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-30/wall-street-strategists-are-taking-a-very-different-tone-after-trump-s-win  November 30, 2016 — 11:42 AM EST While analysts “suggest that there is still uncertainty about the sector-level impact, the majority of sectors are anticipating favorable effects,” Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said in a note this week. “A change in the […] more…
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