meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • The Dutch Reach: A No-Tech Way to Save Bicyclists’ Lives (NYT) PS. I was doored in Montreal once, it sucked big time.
  • Finding humour in family traveling: Impromptu family meeting about “adjusting our mood” in a corner of the Getty. (Family Chic) PS. I’m relating this big time right now in Maui. For all of the highs (and there are lots of them), there have been a few lows. Sunstroke is no joke, ask my 10-year-old.
  • I’ve gained some really good ones as an adult (Man Repeller)
  • Duh. (Apartment Therapy)
  • The Power of One Push-Up (The Atlantic)
  • A partial list of things I thought would change my life – Here is what I know to be true about humans: We want to change; we want to be good, better, best. We see our lives spooling out before us and think: This can’t be it, can it? I won’t always be this lazy/unloved/bad at contouring, will I? There must be a way to improve—and surely it can’t be as difficult, or as boring, as hard work and time. That one magic thing is out there, and all I need to do is read these 18 self-help books while drinking collagen water in order to find it. (Man Repeller)
  • This summer I’m aspiring to be the grasshopper, not the ant. (NYT)

It’s the weekend, find an adventure!

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • The Planner community is an analog version of the “hustle porn”… People who take their to-do lists too seriously. (Money)
  • The Epic, 8-Layer Breakfast Sandwich (food52)
  • Why Is Everyone Suddenly ‘So Poor Right Now?’ (Elle)
  • How I Conquer Existential Dread By Meal Planning for My Family (Bon Appetit)
  • I work in the environmental movement. I don’t care if you recycle. (VOX)
  • Today’s parents think they lack the time or skill to throw dinner parties. They’re missing out. (Washington Post)
  • A Breakthrough in the Mystery of Why Women Get So Many Autoimmune Diseases. Evolution might have played a trick on women’s immune systems… “Ideas are cheap. It’s data which is hard to get.” In other words, sure, the pregnancy-compensation hypothesis is an interesting idea, but it still has to be tested. (The Atlantic)
  • It seems not even sobriety will be saved from enjoying a made-for-Instagram moment, with new hashtaggable terms like “mindful drinking” and “sober curious.” (NYT)
  • 10-year-old Colorado girl ‘overwhelmed’ after Yosemite climb (AP)
  • Strawberry summer sheet cake (Smitten Kitchen)
  • I’m more or less eating a mediocre house salad served inside of a giant loaf of bread. I have so many feelings on this. On Subway. On the veggie delight. Subway got me through University… it an healthyish kind of way (VICE)
  • And since I am on vacation right now… How to Take a Relaxing Vacation Without Stressing About Work (TIME)

It’s the weekend, find an adventure!

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meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • “I would rather die from cycling too fast than disappoint her.” – Robin Arzón’s Peloton Work Diary: ‘It Feels Like I Ingested Fire’ The fitness start-up’s vice president of programming, who hydrates three different ways by 8 a.m., is essential to the company’s $4 billion valuation. (NYT)
  • … Start something, have the guts to admit when it isn’t working, and the gumption to begin again. The world has an infinite supply of stories, but courage is a diminishing resource as you get older. Dive in now. Plus more life advice for my college-bound daughter (A Cup Of Jo)
  • IKEA Denmark is inviting applicants in a global search for a “Happiness Hunter”. The winner will live in the land of Hygge for 2 weeks and help IKEA discover all the real reasons why the Danes are so dang happy. (Ikea Hacker)
  • So sorry that I’m just getting to this now. There were six other people on this e-mail thread and I was hoping that one of them would answer your question and I could just go on living my life. Plus more Sorry for the Delayed Response (New Yorker)
  • Three No-Recipe Recipes (Dinner A Love Story)
  • 101 ways to fight climate change (curbed)
  • After loving Always Be My Maybe, this and this, Keanu is climbing back up to the top of my favs list
  • Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn’t Always Live With Her Husband. A Relationship Expert Says There Can Be Benefits to That (Times)
  • 20 things I’ve learnt from TV (Twitter)
  • Pan-fried feta with peppered honey (half-baked harvest)
  • Smash the Wellness Industry. Why are so many smart women falling for its harmful, pseudoscientific claims? (NYT)
  • But what Does Intuitive Eating Even Mean? (The Cut)
  • And The Real Issue With Nike’s Plus Size Mannequins (Refinery29)
  • The Invention of the Beach Read (New Yorker)
  • And this is mine I am taking with me next week! (Amazon)
  • Good long read: The Making of a Millennial Woman.  For all of the chatter about how revolutionary, powerful and important these fictional lives are, the Millennial Woman par excellence is a deeply disempowered human being. (Another Gaze)
  • Under A Rock with Tig Notaro – Tig Notaro cannot recognize famous people. Hopefully Alexa can help her out.

It’s the weekend, find an adventure!

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