Links I Love: February 2, 2014

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/iPad and enjoy :)

Links I Love

Original image source: Mike Licht


Let’s kick off with something funny: The Dreaded Nightmare of a Conference Call In Real Life. (Mashable)

Also (partly) tongue in cheek: The 19 Types Of People You See At The Office. (Buzzfeed)

But now let’s get serious: Why Mom’s Time Is Different From Dad’s Time. (Wall Street Journal)

Fascinating! Meet My Mentor, Condoleezza Rice: Exclusive Interview with Former Secretary of State. (Levo League)

2014: The Year of the Pay Raise? That’d be nice! (LearnVest)

Related: Want a Promotion? 5 Ways to Get It. (TheFiscalTimes)


7 Tips for Better Small Talk. (All Things E)

The Two Words That Will Lead You To Success And Happiness. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

Why Everyone Needs a Life Coach. I don’t have one, but now it’s on my to-do list. (Greatist)

How To Turn Your Day-To-Day, Chronic Procrastination Into An Advantage. (Thought Catalog)

Related: Procrastination is a Mindfulness Problem. (Zen Habits)

I definitely loved this when I was working night shift! How to Fall Asleep When It’s 4 a.m. And You’re Wide Awake. (US News)

Do You Know How To Suffer? (A Life Less BS)


Healthy Menu Navigator: Conference room lunch. (Well + Good NYC)

This is kind of what I’m following right now (that is, I’m alternating high/low carb), and it’s working great! The New Way to Love Food. (The Atlantic)

Are Diets the Enemy of Feminism? (Elle)

3 Ways to Track Your Food and Feel Healthy. (Daily Beast)

Sochi Olympics: Measuring Every Step of Training. (Wall Street Journal)

I loved this… so me! Ode to Adult Onset Runners (Running Hutch)

This is a really cool, different experiment… with some pretty fascinating results. I’m Not Crazy, But I Did Just Spend Two Weeks Living by Nothing but Candlelight in the Name of Good Health. (Greatist)


Love this idea! This App Is Like a Remote Control for Your Hotel’s Concierge. (Skift)

Cool! Google Gets Patent To Link Restaurant Advertisements To Free Taxi Service. (Skift)

Inventive! But also rather obnoxious. Passenger uses first class ticket to score free meals, drinks for a year. (Shanghaiist)

Denver and Seattle Airports Talk Trash on Twitter Before Super Bowl Sunday. (Skift)

Delta made an 80s-themed in-flight video… and it is rad. (YouTube)

I can use this right about now… 9 Unexpected Destinations for Travelers Looking to Relax According to Taschen. (Skift)

Related: Indie Filmmakers Make Magnificent Campaign for  Canary Islands. This definitely makes me miss my own trip there last spring! (Skift)

Ouch, this hit really close to home…. Do You Really Want To Date The Girl Who Travels? (Thought Catalog)


34 Creative Kitchen Hacks That Every Cook Should Know. Watch out, though – my friend Ali has warned me that she tried #22 and ended up busting out the fire extinguisher. (Buzzfeed)

Why business schools charge so much and pay their teachers so little. (Quartz)

Pretty cool new product… and now I need to make sure my new place in Colorado has space for a garden. UrbMat: A One-Step Tool For Growing Vegetables. (EcoSalon)

California Winemakers May Routinely Use Formulas To Achieve Certain Scores. (1 Wine Dude)

Disney Sees Her Potential. Do You? (Thought Catalog)

Sexist Advertising Isn’t a Super Bowl Advertising Problem; It’s An Advertising Problem. (Levo League)

But on the upside, I may have cried a little watching this: Deaf NFL Player Surprises Girls Who Wrote Him Adorable Note. (Jezebel)

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  1. You have some great stuff here!!!! Thanks so much for including my post. And also, thanks for letting me hang out in your hotel room many moons ago. :-D
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  2. Laura,
    Great post, thank you for this list. So….where do i start? LOL! I’m really interested in the links you provided for Health, Fitness, and Travel. I’ll have to look at these with my laptop in bed tomorrow morning (with my coffee of course!) Thank you for this list, I’ll really enjoy it.

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