Here’s what we’re reading today.
1. The Panama Papers and a huge investigation.
“On Sunday, over 100 news organizations from around the world dropped simultaneous investigations into a massive leak of data belonging to Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian firm specializing in establishing shell corporations, which revealed how the world’s ultra-wealthy — including major world leaders and their associates — hide their money.”
2. Can men be emotionally honest?
“As men continue to fall behind women in college, while outpacing them four to one in the suicide rate, some colleges are waking up to the fact that men may need to be taught to think beyond their own stereotypes.”
3. Snapchat wants to be Messenger, and Facebook is freaking out.
“In the last month, Facebook bought Masquerade, an app that looks identical to Snapchat’s most famous filter feature.”
4. Is economics the new astrology?
“By fetishizing mathematical models, economists turned economics into a highly paid pseudoscience.”
5. Rio is having a hell of a time selling tickets to the Olympics.
“There could be quite a few empty seats at the Olympic Games in Rio this summer.
With just half of tickets sold and only four months before kickoff, Brazil’s new minister of sports, Ricardo Leyser, is looking into ways to boost ticket sales.”