meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • Be kind. Read (Viral Hatch)
  • and… If we can only break through the awkwardness barrier, striking up conversations at random is the cheapest form of therapy there is (Mel)
  • Millennials Kill Everything [This data-heavy site is very well built] (The Pudding)
  • “Manic pixie ecowarrior,” or “annoying, white hopeless romantics.” What Does It Mean to Be a ‘VSCO Girl’? (The Cut)
  • Have you ever tried to grease the groove? (The Atlantic)
  • Have you ever tried these food hacks? (BuzzFeed)
  • Our photographs lead a double life: as memories that we can revisit, like journal entries; and as statements about ourselves to our social networks, like self-declarations—or self-promotion. (Artsy)
  • ‘A Doll For Everyone’: Meet Mattel’s Gender-Neutral Doll (Time)
  • Kids have questions for God – so good (Bored Panda)
  • Female Founders Are Changing the World. Please Stop Calling Them ‘Mompreneurs’ and ‘She-E-Os’. Enough with the cutesy nicknames. (Inc)
  • Greta Thunberg isn’t the only trailblazing young climate leader. Activists from the Amazon to Nigeria share their ideas for battling the climate crisis. (insider)
  • and… Here Are The 30 Best Signs From The 2019 Climate Strike (Bored Panda)
  • In the Salary Race, Engineers Sprint but English Majors Endure (NYT)
  • and… We regret to inform you that you need to make small talk with your co-workers. Here’s how to master it. (NYT)
  • Extraordinary Routines
  • PSA: Women Should Go Out With Friends Twice A Week For Better Health (Creative Healthy Family)
  • Last year, the New York Public Library released an experiment to put the full text of novels in its Instagram Stories. Today, an estimated 300,000 people are reading books this way… And I barely have time for stories (Fast Company)
  • I am “hurt myself putting on my pants” years old. (McSweeney’s)

Hot damn, it’s the weekend! 🙌

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