Every week, we share what we’re reading:
Chris Dall: This is actually from last week, and it’s not actually a read, but it’s highly entertaining. From the Foreign Policy website, the many moods of Vladimir Putin.
Emily Kaiser: I loved this story about the guys who bought unlimited first-class tickets from American Airlines. They paid $350,000 for them and are now costing the airline millions of dollars in revenue. If I had $350,000 to spare, I would’ve bought this too and milked it just like these guys.
Meggan Ellingboe: As I contemplate which marathon to do this fall, I’m thinking of switching shoes. The story of this newcomer caught my eye; it’s one of passion and persistence. How a shoe can go from an idea to a reality:
Kryssy Pease: Are you a risk taker? Take a quiz.
I’m not, apparently: “You are pretty timid. You wear comfortable shoes, and you’ve got insurance for your insurance.” The test is a part of this National Geographic article on teenage brains.
— Stephanie Curtis, social media host