December 23, 2018

Links I Love: December 23, 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
Original image source: Mike Licht


LinkedIn Profile Tips: 18 Research-Backed Ways to Stand Out Professionally. (Zapier)

The Science of the Job Search, Part VIII: Your Chances of an Interview Plummet If Your Resume Is Too Long. (Talent Works)

7 ways to position yourself to get on a board. (Fast Company)

“Who Gets to Live in Victimville?”: Why I Participated in a New Docuseries on The Clinton Affair. (Vanity Fair)

How the star of Sheryl Sandberg dimmed. (BBC News)

It’s Almost Impossible to Be a Mom in Television News. (The Atlantic)

How to use audience data insights to inform your customer journey. (Full Contact)


What Straight-A Students Get Wrong. (New York Times)

After scheduling time to worry in my Google Cal, I’m (about 50%) Bob Marley. (Well & Good NYC)

5 Ways Smart People Sabotage Their Success. (Harvard Business Journal)

A Toast to the Tiny Steps (Every big change is the result of 100 tiny steps). (Be More With Less)

Reining in Your To-Do List Monster: Six Mistakes You May Be Making, and How to Fix Them. (Laura Stack)

Why People Wait 10 Days to Do Something That Takes 10 Minutes. (The Atlantic)

Could Waking Up an Hour Earlier Change Your Life?. (The Simple Dollar)

11 Methods To Better Manage Time During The Holiday Season. (Forbes)

Is Saturday night happy hour making your Sunday scaries worse?. (Well & Good NYC)


Elite athletes have super-low resting heart rates, but that doesn’t mean you need to shoot for 40 BPM. (Well & Good NYC) I have a really low resting heart rate (usually 39-41), so found this fascinating.

If your sweat all of the sudden changes, it could be trying to tell you something. (Well & Good NYC)

It’s Easier Than Ever To Get The Recommended Amount Of Exercise. (Five Thirty Eight)

The 6 Stretches a Yoga Instructor Swears by to Un-Hunch Her Shoulders and Back. (Prevention Magazine) I need to do more of these!

Why Are We Still So Fat?. (New York Times)

Hydrate In Your Sleep. (Furthermore from Equinox)

The Case Against Appendectomies. (New York Times)

The Downside Of Cold Brew. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Real talk: Is cheese actually healthy?. (Well & Good NYC)

12 Health Food Trends to Be on the Lookout for in 2019. (Self Magazine)

Will We Ever Cure Alzheimer’s?. (New York Times)

Regular Exercise May Keep Your Body 30 Years ‘Younger’. (New York Times)

How Long Can People Live?. (New York Times)

Doctors Regularly Give Anesthesized Patients Non-Consensual Pelvic Exams—And This Needs To Stop. (Bust)


Here come the self-driving taxis. (Economist)

Airports have been hit by the rise of Uber and Lyft. (Economist)

At DFW Airport, your face could someday replace your boarding pass. (Dallas Morning News)

Which U.S. airports see the most weather delays?. (Dallas Morning News)

David Neeleman Taps Ex-Allegiant Air Exec for Top Strategy Role at His New Airline. (Skift)

Canada Will Get Yet Another Discount Airline. (Bloomberg)

United to Buy Stake in Regional Airline. (Bloomberg)

Premium Economy Isn’t Really Economy Class. Why Does It Have the Name?. (Skift)

Skyrocketing seat selection fees enrage flyers, enrich airlines. (USA Today)

Airline Asks Passengers to Chip in Money for Plane’s Repairs During Delay on the Runway. (People Magazine)

United Airlines’ New Employee Bonuses Factor in Customer Satisfaction. (Skift)

European Commission Is Probing Travel Distribution Systems for Anticompetitive Practices. (Skift)

H​ow’s Marriott’s Massive Loyalty Merger Going? We Asked 5 Starwood Members​ to Weigh In. (Skift)

8 Ways Travel Improved Worldwide in 2018. (Bloomberg)

5 Tips to Make Holiday Travel Go Smoothly. (Road Warriorette)

Entertaining Oneself On One’s Travels. (Travel Insider)


A Future Where Everything Becomes a Computer Is as Creepy as You Feared. (New York Times)

How to Spot a Fake Trend. (Lifehacker)

Brown Pointe Shoes Arrive, 200 Years After White Ones. (New York Times)

How a Stuffed Animal Can Help Kids Grieve. (Lifehacker)

Eleven Simple Practical Rules for Personal Finance Success. (The Simple Dollar)

And finally, a sweet holiday story:
A dying man bought 14 years worth of Christmas gifts for his 2-year-old neighbor. (Washington Post)

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