May 18, 2014

Links I Love: May 18, 2014

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/iPad and enjoy 🙂

Links I Love
Original image source: Mike Licht


Great video: Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity. (TED Talks)

5 Ways To Help Your Interns Grow. I think this is really helpful not just for interns, but for junior staff in general. (Levo League)

How to Ease the Pain of Getting Feedback. (Zapier)

3 Surprising Ways Your Office Shapes Your Success. (Levo League)

What does it really mean to work full-time? Oof, this raises some great questions. (Penelope Trunk)

Which music should you listen to while you work? I don’t listen to anything while I work; I think it looks unprofessional to work with headphones on. Am I old fashioned? (Crew Labs)


Here’s what happens if you work when you’re tired. (Crew Labs)

Another cool TED Talk: Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend. (YouTube)

25 Science-Backed Ways to Feel Happier. (Greatist)

The Science of Improving Your Performance at Almost Anything. (Farnam Street)

6 Totally Strange But Effective Productivity Hacks. (The Next Web)

But now rethink that last one: Why You Should Stop Lifehacking and Invest in the Journey. (Rich Roll)

Read this before you quit your job, leave your marriage or make a hasty move. (Susan Hyatt)

10 Things You Had No Idea RSS Could Do. (Zapier)


6 Ways To Get Yourself To Workout When You Don’t Want To. (Levo League)

Sh*t Bootcampers Say on Facebook and Twitter. Oops, I might be guilty of some of these! (Barry’s Bootcamp)

Ask Well: Are Exercise Cool-Downs Necessary? (New York Times)

Another Solid Reason Not to Do a Mud-Obstacle Run. Good thing I have never been interested in one anyway! (The Atlantic)

This is an interesting debate! Why cyclists should be able to roll through stop signs and ride through red lights. (Vox)

My friend Derek wrote this one, and I think it’s pretty insightful: 24 Health and Wellness Predictions That Will Change the Industry Forever. (Medium)

Well, this is disappointing… Wine Ingredient May Have Few Health Benefits. (New York Times)

This video is amazingly hysterical… but sadly, probably applies to 99% of your g-free friends. Want to Watch Gluten-Free People Define Gluten? (New York Mag)


Generation Y travellers and the future of travel technology. (Tnooz)

Can airplane seats keep the peace? (CNN)

I found this one to be slightly hyperbolic, but still a really interesting read with great points about flaws in our air traffic control systems: I Almost Died in the Deadliest Plane Crash Ever. (Medium)

Beercation: The Best Airports for Craft Beer. (Brew York, New York)

General Motors to Sell In-Vehicle Wi-Fi Packages for as Low as $5 a Month. (Skift)

Some interesting ones in here, and good ideas for finding the perfect fit: 43 Questions to Ask Before Picking a New Town. (New York Times)


I watched this last Sunday, when it was a snowy Mother’s Day, and it made me tear up. Aren’t moms just the best?! Pick Them Back Up. (YouTube)

But on the flip side: The Overprotected Kid. (The Atlantic)

Living With Less. A Lot Less. (New York Times)

This is really cool! Secrets of the Stacks: How libraries decide which books to keep—and which don’t stand the test of time. (Medium)

57 foods every man should eat before he dies. (Thrillist)

Finally, a happy video. While long, this is really beautiful/romantic/special, and I think it’s worth it 🙂 Justin and Emily: The Proposal. (YouTube)

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