Here are some of the things that caught my attention this past week.
Running as the Thinking Person's Sport by Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times. "Instead, running seems to be a kind of mobile math puzzle."
The Perfect Weapon: How Russian Cyberpower Invaded the U.S. by Eric Lipton, David E. Sanger, Scott Shane, New York Times. If you read one thing about the election and Russian, this is the article to read.
Million-Year-Old 'Hero Bug' Emerges From Cave by Michaeleen Doucleff, NPR. I'm still thinking about this superbug.
No. 2 UCLA makes Pauley Pavilion the place to be again by Bill Plaschke, LA Times. I'm a happy Bruin fan at the moment.
2016 Year in Review Popular topics from the team at Pocket. There are many long reads, across many topics in this year in review.
- Tenderly by José James. I heard this playing on KCRW while I was driving around doing some holiday errands, and I looked it up right when I got home.