Today’s selection of articles:
- “Gun deaths in US rise to highest level in 20 years, data shows“, by Ed Pilkington (New York, 2018-12-13). In 2017, 39,773 people were killed by guns in the US. As noted in the article, this translates to, for every 100,000 people, 12 deaths in the US, compared to 0.3 in the UK, 0.9 in Germany, and 2.1 in Canada. Suicide accounts for about 60% of gun deaths, and is on the rise. A gun in the home triples the risk of suicide.
- “Tesla to 90,000: Delivery forecasts for the fourth quarter“, by Jonathan Cooper (Seeking Alpha, 2018-12-12). Note that the author is long TSLA.
- “I’m an elite marathoner with sleep issues. Here’s how I manage them“, by Becky Wade (Runner’s World, 2018-11-30). Honest, constructive article about an athlete’s sleep issues and how she (and we) can address and overcome them.