meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • The Pittsburgh Parking Chair is the best thing I discovered this week (smissmiss)
  • So if not energy, muscles or the loo, where does fat go? (Universal-Sci)
  • Dad, they’re snow fleas and nothing to worry about! Just trying to bask in the winter sun (CBC)
  • Vitamin C smoothies with cottage cheese. I am curious. (Say Yes)
  • How to Reward Yourself Without Spending More Money, According to Reddit (life hacker)
  • Going the Distance (and Beyond) to Catch Marathon Cheaters (Wired)
  • Thanks for the recommendation Kristin, these vegan sloppy joe’s were delish! (Minimalist Baker)
  • The Show of Delights—In these dark, combative times, we attempt the most radical counterprogramming we could imagine: a show made up entirely of stories about delight. (This American Life)
  • When living apart keeps you together—For some couples, sharing their hearts doesn’t mean sharing a home (curbed)
  • Difficult. It’s a word that rests on a knife-edge: when applied to a woman, it can be admiring, fearful, insulting and dismissive, all at once. Fighting the tyranny of ‘niceness’: why we need difficult women. (The Guardian)
  • “Dubsmash catches things at the roots when they’re culturally relevant. TikTok is the suburban kids that take things on when it’s already the style and bring it to their community.” GIVE THE GIRL CREDIT! (NYT)
  • A Draft Executive Order Would Make Federal Buildings Beautiful Again… out with the modern, bring on more columns. It’s every McMansion’s dream (WTTW, Salon)
  • Psychologists have discovered the specific dance moves that attract the opposite sex (Good)
  • The Most Searched: A Celebration of Black History Makers:


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