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1. These kids can’t sit still. And that’s exactly the point of this new reading classroom.

By Mary Rindlesbach

Digest: Education
Curators: Deborah Chang, Aurelio Jimenez Romero, Vicky Guo

Kids need to move, and they need to read, so why not combine them together? A program called “Read and Ride” is now in 30 different states in the US, and it’s also part of a larger movement to bring exercise into the classroom. Read More

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2. FAA records detail hundreds of close calls between airplanes and drones

By Craig Whitlock

Digest: Government
Curator: Craig Montuori

Combining drones and high-use airplane corridors is a recipe for disaster, and there have been an increase in reports of near-misses between drones and airplanes. Expect FAA regulation to address in the near future, though the interesting question is what form such regulation will take. Read More

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3. Diversity debt: how much does your startup have?

By Andrea Barrica

Digest: Venture Capital
Curator: Peter Marculans

Andrea Barrica thinks that the best way to look at diversity is through “diversity debt” (understood similarly to “technical debt”) and outlines several steps how to address the issue. Read More

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4. That Time Jon Stewart Eviscerated The Magazine Industry

By Rachel Sklar

Digest: Media
Curator: Holly Knowlman

Jon Stewart savagery, circa 2005. A must read. Read More

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5. How Couples Therapy Brought This Company Back From the Dead

By Kate Rockwood

Digest: Women Entrepreneurship
Curators: Babs Lee, Estela Pochintesta, Anna Curran

Sometimes the relationship between founders can be difficult, especially when friends. But who knew that the power of marriage counseling could save a startup. Read More

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