Things I’ve found interesting January 9th 2020

Internet nonprofit leaders fight deal to sell control of .org domain to private company

AMD rips covers off 64-core Threadripper desktop monster, plus laptop chips, leaving Intel gesturing vaguely at 2021

The man who got rich on data – years before Google

TV dinners: The hidden cost of the processed food revolution

Geeks v government: The battle over public key cryptography

Harry and Meghan to step back as senior royals

Decatur pickleball tournament shows growth in unique sport

GALLERY: Amtrak in Decatur

Amtrak Passenger Rail Stations Museums Trolleys High Speed Rail Commuter Trains

Canadian National 6789 Monticello Railway Museum

Monticello Railway Museum Throttle Time

Photos: Monticello railway museum

Carlos Ghosn tells his side of the story

Ghosn Defends His Escape From Japan: ‘No Way I Was Going To Be Treated Fairly’

Carlos Ghosn Speaks Out: ‘I Did Not Escape Justice. I Fled Injustice.’

Maine fox attack involved confirmed rabies, Bath police say

The Glorious, Messy Life of Liz Wurtzel

Elizabeth Wurtzel, ‘Prozac Nation’ author who spurred a memoir boom, dies at 52

‘Prozac Nation’ author Elizabeth Wurtzel dies

Sony Targets The Mobility Business With the Vision-S Concept At CES

Don’t worry: Impossible Foods is already working on fake bacon

Impossible Foods fake bacon is ‘definitely on track’

Average CO2 emissions of cars sold in UK up for third year in row

I skipped breakfast, but Samsung had a robot make me a salad

CNN settles defamation suit with Covington teen Nick Sandmann

Covington teen Nick Sandmann sues the Washington Post for $250M

Trump Should Know About Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. He Did Business With People Linked to It.

New York’s highest court can hear sexual misconduct lawsuit against Trump, judges rule

Interpol Sends Lebanon Notice About Fugitive Auto Exec Carlos Ghosn

Illinois State Police trooper and an Illinois Conservation Police officer are being credited with assisting an injured bald eagle

Tesla (TSLA) stock rally grows Elon Musk’s fortune by $9 billion

The real reason Father Christmas wears red and white

White Rock Beverages

‘The devil’s excrement’: How did oil become so important?

The C.I.A. in Iran: Britain Fights Oil Nationalism

Should we dislike the ‘Like’ button?

How the humble brick built the world

How credit cards changed the way we spend

How Chinese mulberry bark paved the way for paper money

How a razor revolutionised the way we pay for stuff