meanwhile, elsewhere

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

  • 11 Things That Are Amazing When They’re Good, Terrible When They’re Bad (and read the comments for more!) (Man Repeller)
  • Check your crevices! (The Atlantic)
  • Have you ever banged cookies? (Food52)
  • No matter how much we decry the effects of technology, there’s no going back. But we can get better at detecting what life online does to us and how it could do better. (Scientific America)
  • Between 2001 and 2012, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan killed 6,488 U.S. soldiers. In that same span of time, over 10,470 American women were murdered by their partners. Women who followed Laci’s case weren’t ignoring the war abroad, they were paying attention to the war at home. (DAME)
  • The saddest part about this is I don’t know who 90% of them are (W)
  • This trial is intense, fam! Tons of blurry blood pics. Forensics is terrible at finding their light. I always recco the Leica CL with a compact profile and vintage appeal. Not #sponsored, just a personal fave. AN INFLUENCER REPORTS FOR JURY DUTY (McSweeney’s)
  • I love my white jeans. I never wear my white jeans (The Cut)
  • A Peculiarly Dutch Summer Rite: Children Let Loose in the Night Woods. Far from the land of helicopter parenting, getting ‘dropped’ in the forest is a beloved scouting tradition. (NYT)
  • I can’t say I’m shocked. Is this new news? (Time)
  • “Will buying the Fleabag jumpsuit solve my emotional problems AS WELL as making me look bomb?” The only answers she provided were “Yes” and “Absolutely.” (Longreads)
  • Saying goodbye with Grace – one of the first blogs I was reading before I knew I was reading a blog (Design*Sponge)

It’s the weekend, I hope it’s dreamy!

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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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