Reading List #4

Five articles I’ve read and enjoyed recently.

The Sea of Crises

A sumo wrestling tournament. A failed coup ending in seppuku. A search for a forgotten man. How one writer’s trip to Japan became a journey through oblivion.

The Economics (and Nostalgia) of Dead Malls

I didn’t go to a mall until the late 90s, and I’ll wager those in the UK are nothing like those in the US. Still, I found this fascinating.

The incredible true story behind the Toronto mystery tunnel

Why Elton McDonald built the Toronto tunnel that captivated the world.

Leaving Alaska

A man and his cabin in the woods.

Why you shouldn’t exercise to lose weight

Explained with 60+ studies