meanwhile, elsewhere

It’s Friday’s online finds: Cozy up and dig in.

  • Summer Thursdays. Let’s all jump on board and make it a thing (Latonya Yvette)
  • Nebraska: “Honestly, it’s not for everyone.” (Thrillist)
  • During university and then a 7-month-long house renovation, I became a bit of a toaster oven/kettle guru but this is a whole other level – A 3-Course Meal In A Coffee Maker (swissmiss)
  • This news will not affect my social life… I am more social at 8:00 am than at 8:00 pm on any given Saturday. (Dazed Digital)
  • 6 components of micromastery… remember, it should be F-U-N (Well and Good)
  • A hot topic in my house this week: Cadence: Is 180 the ultimate goal? (McMillan Running)
  • Where’d You Go Bernadette (Slate)
  • Please don’t ruin my childhood (Huh) Gahhhhh, I’m crying already.
  • I know the world is bruised and bleeding, and though it is important not to ignore its pain, it is also critical to refuse to succumb to its malevolence. Like failure, chaos contains information that can lead to knowledge—even wisdom. Like art. – Toni Morrison (The Nation)

It’s the weekend, own it!

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meanwhile, elsewhere

It’s Friday’s online finds: Cozy up and dig in.

  • We understand, gentlemen. Fatherhood will not domesticate you. We understand, ladies. You are a fertile moon goddess. Let’s have a gender-reveal party that reveals gender is a construct (The Washington Post)
  • Having a Sister Is Beneficial To Your Mental Health *no comment (The Hearty Soul)
  • On the topic of siblings, this made me laugh (Bored Panda)
  • Having kids has a spectacular way of both increasing the amount of cooking required of you and reducing the chance that what you’re cooking is the thing you wanted to eat. Family Meal Planning for Real Life (Parenting NYT)
  • 100 Days of Sunsets (Poppytalk)
  • This college dropout was bedridden for 11 years. Then he invented a surgery and cured himself (CNN)
  • It is now easy enough to engage women’s skepticism toward ads and magazine covers, images produced by professionals. It is harder for us to suspect images produced by our peers, and nearly impossible to get us to suspect the images we produce of ourselves, for our own pleasure and benefit. Athleisure, barre and kale: the tyranny of the ideal woman (The Guardian)
  • Tools to Help Japanese Schoolchildren Find Balance: Unicycles (NYT)
  • Portable Bidets. Yup. (Design Milk)
  • The news causes stress; stress causes wrinkles; wrinkles cause more stress, which causes insomnia, which causes three iced coffees, which causes plastic straws, which cause climate change. That’s right. I watched the news and made climate change happen. I’m sorry. Want to Change the World? Talk to Kids (Glamour)
  • In this article, I’d like to make a simple argument (backed with lots of shitty images I created in MS Paint): that when it comes to productivity, things are not what they seem. How To Be More Productive by Working Less (Mark Manson)
  • If we are being honest, self-care is actually kind of boring. Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It’s A Discipline. (Forbes)
  • If everyone is politely nodding along now, assume that it’s because they’ve permanently labelled you the office fool who always makes bad decisions…Things to do during your karaoke songs too long instrumental interlude (The New Yorker)

It’s the weekend, happy sailing!

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meanwhile, elsewhere

It’s Friday’s online finds: Cozy up and dig in.

  • “Swimming is really a life skill — your child doesn’t have to be on the swim team, but they should know how to swim… How to keep yourself safe around water is just as important as other developmental milestones.” (NYT)
  • I like Laura Dern, I love Laura Dern’s house (Architectural Digest)
  • Women are happier without children or a spouse, says happiness expert… and men showed more health benefits from tying the knot. (The Guardian)
  • This would be so lovely in a guest room (Urban Outfitters)
  • He’s been making women pay ever since… Literally. Paul Gonzales scammed his online dates into buying him expensive dinners. Then they made him pay. (The Daily Beast)
  • What if we really did do the work to create a world where the sisters of Shakespeare and Mozart, or any woman, really, could thrive? A woman’s greatest enemy? A lack of time to herself. (The Guardian)
  • Let’s all get a B-Box! A beehive designed for use in close proximity to humans, like near your house or in an urban environment. (Kottke)
  • “Put it on the G-cal” The Scheduling Woes of Adult Friendship (The Atlantic)
  • There’s always a place to turn around and get where you need to go. Always. How to Live Your Life? You’ll Need a Plunger, for Starters – We asked readers to share their hard-won wisdom. Take a look at what they said. (NYT)

Am I sad it’s already August? Heck ya.

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