* “The rise of the electric scooter.” Which is awesome and underrated in the media.
* Does poetry have street cred? Does it just need to focus on being more structured and less boring?
* Are too many people going to college? It’s strange that these ideas aren’t also more common.
* Apple stacked the app store with its own products. If there’s a monopoly problem in tech companies right now, it’s almost certainly with Apple, not with the usual suspects.
* “The One Thing No Israeli Wants to Discuss.” The contemporary discourse around the Middle East is frequently missing precisely this history—it’s as if someone is trying to understand some aspects of contemporary American politics without mentioning 9/11.
* Why industry is quietly going green. Amusing and counterintuitive.
* “Malaria breakthrough as scientists find ‘highly effective’ way to kill parasite.” This is likely to be bigger news than anything else you read this month, if it’s true.
* “Why Are American Homes So Big?” A lot of them are too big and located in the wrong places.