Weekend reading list – week of September 17, 2018

Each week, we share the top five articles that caught our attention. Here are your must-reads, published here and abroad, for the week of September 17th 2018.

Solving murders on Mars
If we one day live on Mars, police departments will have to deal with new blood-spatter patterns, different body decay rates, and space-suit sabotage—and they won’t be able to fire guns indoors either.
Read it on The Atlantic

The ugly history of beautiful things
Sometimes it takes a touch of darkness to create something alluring—especially if it’s a complex perfume.
Read it on Longreads

Startups are battling over who walks your dog
New services like Wag and Rover are cashing in on our obsession with pets, but they’re not without controversy.
Read it on Vox

From BoJack Horseman to Rick and Morty: inside animated comedies
The creators of BoJack Horseman, Bob’s Burgers and Archer talk about why this hugely popular genre is having its moment.
Read it on Hollywood Reporter

Amazon’s antitrust antagonist has a breakthrough idea
Twenty-nine-year-old Lina Khan has reframed decades of monopoly law with a single scholarly article.
Read it on The New York Times

New customer experience for National Bank’s online banking website
Close collaboration between National Bank and Havas Montréal has led to a refreshed and truly innovative online banking platform.
Read it on Infopresse

In your earbuds: Mothers of Invention
Each episode of Mothers of Invention presents powerful solutions to climate change, from the grassroots to the court room to the front lines to board rooms all over the world.
Listen to it on Mothers of Invention

Who to follow:
Artist Alexis Diaz creates impressive and detailed murals all over the world, but especially on his home island of Puerto Rico.

Photo: Ronen Zvulun


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