The Best Stuff We Read This Week: 1/8/16

The New York Times MagazineHow Daily Fantasy Sports Industry Turns Us All Into Suckers, by Jay Caspian Kang

Really good Serious Journalism about DraftKings and FanDuel. Spoiler alert: You're going to lose.

Unless, of course, you win...

DeadspinActually, Daily Fantasy Is Good, Because I Won A Bunch Of Money On It, by Barry Petchesky

"DFS is made for killing time on your phone. I bet 30 percent of lineups are drafted from the shitter."

The Washington Post One of the country’s poorest cities is suddenly becoming a food mecca, by Mark Guarino

"Keeping up with launches is now a sport in this rebounding city, which over the past decade survived a government bailout of two of its three major car companies, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history and the shuttling of a recent mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, to federal prison."

Speaking of food...

MediumThe Easiest Way to Lose 125 Pounds Is to Gain 175 Pounds, by Bill Barnwell

Inspiration sandwiches my sad realization that I have a lot of these same habits.

The Atlantic: The New Lives of Decommissioned Swiss Army Bunkers, by Alan Taylor

Like all millennials with laughable attention spans, I'm a sucker for a good exotic photo slideshow.

Hypebeast: These Lagoon Tables Put the Depths of the Ocean Into Your Home

Alexander Chapelin: Putting your homemade lagoon tables to shame since 2016. 

Quartz: If you answer emails after work, you should be getting unlimited vacation, by Travis Bradberry

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