Links I Love: August 3, 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

CAREER

Ivy League Schools Are Overrated. Send Your Kids Elsewhere. (New Republic)

9 Reasons I Loved My First Boss… Advice for Young Professionals. (Linked In)

What Every Brand MUST Learn about Social Media from DKNY’s PR Girl. (Levo League)

Related: What It’s Really Like to Be a Hotel Social Media Manager. (Skift)

Shine Theory: Why Powerful Women Make the Greatest Friends. (New York Magazine)

Are Men Overpaid for Overwork? (The New Yorker)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

So you’re not up at 5am to work? What’s wrong with you? Nothing. (Linked In)

 The Morning Routines Of The Most Successful People. (Fast Company)

13 Ways the Busiest People Ever Avoid Burnout. (Daily Muse)

How To Be Optimistic: 4 Steps Backed By Research. (Barking up the Wrong Tree)

HEALTH/FITNESS

7 things you (yes, you) should know about freezing your eggs. (Well + Good NYC)

How To Always Feel Good About How You Look. Yes, Always. (Prevention Magazine)

5 Things We Can All Learn From Kacy Catanzaro. (Thought Catalog)

Why You Can’t Do A Pull-Up — Yet. (Huffington Post)

How to do 1000 Squats! 10 “fun” Squat Variations. (Blogilates)

The Fast Diet author Dr. Michael Mosley says he ‘was wrong‘. (Daily Mail)

TRAVEL

Runners and Marathons Become Big Business For Destinations. (Skift)

Fake It ‘Til You Make It: How to Sound Like a Seasoned Air Traveler (Even If You’re Not!). (Million Mile Secrets)

Airlines Struggle to Take Advantage of Big Data. (Skift)

JetBlue weighs first-bag fee to boost revenue. (Crains New York)

Aggrieved Airlines Are Making it Harder to Fly In or Out of Venezuela. I would argue that this isn’t really the airlines’ fault at all; Venezuela needs to get their currency conversion together. (Skift)

TSA offering $15k to help solve security lines. (Road Warriorette)

Hilton will let you pick a room and unlock its door with your mobile device. (Tnooz)

Millennial Travelers Rate Unique Experiences/Rewards As Crucial when Choosing a Hotel Loyalty Program. (Hotel News Now)

What the Airbnb Squatter Says About the Sharing Economy. (Skift)

Cool app is stirring up some controversy: Parking apps: Save my spot. (The Economist)

MISCELLANY

You Are Not Late. Hindsight is always 20/20! (Medium)

Want an earworm? Spotify reveals top ‘guilty pleasure’ songs. (New York Post)

I know this is satire, but I’d totally buy it: Maybelline Introduces New Ideal-Woman Rubber Mask To Use In Place Of Makeup. (The Onion)

Finally, for a laugh: Woman finds her frighteningly realistic self-predicted career in her kindergarten yearbook. (Happy Place)

 

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