Weekend Mega Linkfest: 04 May, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

The gambler who made Billions on the horse races (Bloomberg)

How Ferrero Rocher became a status symbol for immigrant families (Thrillist)

On Facebook’s struggles to contain Hate speech (SCMP)

The ‘Strongman Era’ is here (Ian Bremmer)

The extra ordinary Sukumar Sen (BI)

Murder at the Alcatraz (Atavist)

The mystery of the Killer Vacation (GQ)

The Iran deal is absurd (Atlantic)

The rise of Russia’s neo-Nazi hooligans (Guardian)

An assassination in Malaysia (ATimes)

Spoof: N Korea & S Korea team up to invade Italy (Onion)

What do you know about tragedy? (J Mathrubootham)

Indian Summer as a traveller’s tale (Open)

Reviving the art of watch making in Bengaluru (Qz)

Surat’s forgotten cemeteries (Wire)

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