April 8, 2018

Links I Love: April 8, 2018

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

Links I Love
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‘I’m Afraid to Show Any Weakness at Work’. (New York Magazine)

Want to Succeed in Your Career? Don’t Just Put Your Head Down and Work Harder. (Medium)

Related: The key to success? Do less.. (David Jaxon)

The Razor’s Edge: Five Reasons to Avoid Too Much Overtime. (Laura Stack)

Spring Break Should Be A National Holiday In The US. (Felt Thoughts)


This is the most important thing you can keep in mind as you work. (A Life of Productivity)

Taming the Epic To-Do List. (Harvard Business Journal)

How to Be Healthier, Happier and More Productive: It’s All in the Timing. (Wall Street Journal)

Tim Wu on the Tyranny of Convenience. (Cal Newport)

The March Challenge: One Small Change, One Big Impact. (Zen Habits)

How not to give up on goals when you ‘screw up’. (Medium)

This Is What The Best Teams And Families All Do: 3 Rituals From Research. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

Find New Friends Through the Friends You Already Have. (Lifehacker)

Here’s how many hours it takes to go from stranger to BFF. (Well & Good NYC)

How to Create Unbreakable Rules and Win Every Day. (Deep Existence)

How to Hardwire Resilience into Your Brain. (Greater Good)

Raising Values. (Friday Forward)

How To Tell If Someone Is Truly Smart Or Just Average. (Medium)

Intent. (The Simple Dollar)

Why do we think of the future as being in front? New clues from study of people born blind. (British Psychological Society)


Can Cold Weather Actually Make You Sick?. (Greatist)

For Heart Disease Patients, Think Exercise, Not Weight Loss. (New York Times)

What Makes Someone a Heavy Sleeper (and How Do You Become One)?. (Greatist)

I tried 6 natural sleep supplements to combat my insomnia—here’s what worked for me. (Well & Good NYC)

To Help Children Sleep, Go Dark. (New York Times)

Silicon Valley’s Quest to Live Forever. (New Yorker)

Why you might not want to do HIIT workouts two days in a row. (Well & Good NYC)

5 upper-body exercises runners can do to add power to their stride. (Well & Good NYC)

Ready Player One: 10 Tech Hacks to Lose Weight and Level Up Your Life. (Nerd Fitness)

Ditch the ‘Vehicle’ If You’re Dieting. (Lifehacker)

Could your next go-to salad lunch spot be a vending machine?. (Well & Good NYC)

A new reason to up your meal-prep game: Harmful chemicals may be more likely in takeout. (Well & Good NYC)

There’s Plastic In Your Water. (Furthermore from Equinox)

To Boost Sports Performance (and Annoy Your Opponents), Grunt. (New York Times)

A Letter to NFL GMs. (Players Tribune)

An App That Helps You Ride Like a Pro — by Riding With a Pro. (New York Times)


Airline CEO Says Future Flights Could Have Exercise Areas. (Running with Miles)

First non-stop scheduled flight from Australia to Britain lands after 17 hours. (The Guardian)

Why do so many animals die on United flights?. (Economist)

Related: Besieged United CEO Looks to Move Beyond Apologies, Crises. (Skift)

Hawaiian Airlines CEO says he’s not scared of competition from Southwest. (Dallas Morning News)

See Southwest Airlines’ new $250 million addition to fast-growing Love Field campus. (Dallas Morning News)

Southwest Tries to Do More With Less Because of a Temporary Aircraft Shortage. (Skift)

U.S. Pilot Shortage Claims a Casualty: Will More Airlines Shut Down?. (Skift)

Air Canada Launches New Economy Fares to Compete With Low-Cost Carriers. (Skift)

A Bill to Allow Foreign Airline Ownership in the US Won’t Do What They Think It Will. (Cranky Flier)

The Best Time to Buy an International Plane Ticket, Based on 1 Million Airfares. (Lifehacker)

10 principles we learned from launching 6 airline chatbots in 1 year. (Tnooz)

Chicago O’Hare Takes Steps Toward the Future With Massive Expansion That American Can’t Derail. (Cranky Flier)

The pirate of online travel – online journey hijacking. (Tnooz)

Travel Companies Face a Trust Deficit Unless They Reset Use of Customer Data. (Skift)

Data Privacy Is a Bigger Issue Than Ever for Business Travelers. (Skift)

It’s time to zoom out – why the future of passenger experience lies in seeing the bigger picture. (Tnooz)

Hilton Boosts Its Loyalty Program With Elite Bonuses. (Skift)

Red Lion CEO on the Myth of Loyalty Programs Driving Lots of Business. (Skift)

This company pairs science with IoT connectivity to kill bed bugs in hotels. (Tnooz)

‘If You Can’t Have Fun on a Disney Cruise …’. (New York Times)

The rise of ‘bucket list’ syndrome – are we faking it at the world’s biggest attractions?. (Telegraph)


You Don’t Have to Sign Your Credit Card Receipts Anymore. (Lifehacker)

Social Media Will Try to Bankrupt You – Here Are Four Tactics to Stay Solvent. (The Simple Dollar)

Don’t quit Facebook, but don’t trust it, either. (The Conversation)

How You Know If They’re “The One”. (Medium)

Put Your Baby to Bed While They’re Awake. (Lifehacker)

Why Emily Blunt’s childhood stutter could be the secret to her acting success. (Well & Good NYC)

Children’s YouTube is still churning out blood, suicide and cannibalism. (Wired)

Are iPhones Bad for Kids?. (New York Times)

Being a Sober Parent in a Wine Mom Culture. (New York Times)

Are Today’s Teenagers Smarter and Better Than We Think?. (New York Times)

Games? Books? Clothes? Seven Key Strategies for Making Expensive Hobbies Much Cheaper. (The Simple Dollar)

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