They informed, educated and entertained me; articles from the last few days. 164

What has been preventing me from working diligently today.

As usual, links do NOT equal endorsements or even views.

Many of my post links are from the USA. I find they are excellent at informing
me on so many subjects and are regularly ahead of the curve when it
comes to the particular topic of discussion.They frequently address a
subject that is highly relevant to the UK but has yet to be broached in
any meaningful form on this side of the Atlantic.

 

Millennials will have similar pensions to baby boomers, says report  Guardian

 

Parents may one day be morally obligated to edit their baby’s genes  Science News

 

Amazon is so good at keeping prices low, it’s changed how economists think about inflation  Quartz

 

Generation Grumpy: Why You May Be Unhappy if You’re Around 50  NYT

 

US world’s biggest supplier of heavy oil refining byproduct   AP

 

Drought-resistant plant genes could accelerate evolution of water-use efficient crops  Science daily