Links I Love: January 11, 2015

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

Links I Love

Original image source: Mike Licht

CAREER

Study: Women and minorities less interested in academic research careers. (Science Careers)

The New Trophy Wife. (Huffington Post)

5 Things Job Candidates Obsess Over but HR Doesn’t. (Levo League)

The Truth About Job References. (Forbes)

9 Reasons Communication Fails. (Fast Company)

High Performers vs. Workaholics: 7 Subtle Differences. (LinkedIn)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

The Core Beliefs of the Delightfully Successful. (LinkedIn)

How Busy People Make Time To Read–And You Can Too. (FastCompany)

Unexpected insights from tracking time. (Laura Vanderkam)

Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet (The Atlantic)

My Top 10 Favorite Productivity Experiments. (Under 30 CEO)

100 time, energy, and attention hacks to become more productive. Long but comprehensive. (A Life of Productivity)

4 Things to Consider Before Making a Big Life Leap. (DailyWorth)

Going to Make a New Year’s Resolution? Consider These 5 Tips. (Medium)

Three Easy Steps To Choose Your One Word. (The SITS Girls)

2015: The Year of More. (I Will Teach You To Be Rich)

The Progress Trap: Why you shouldn’t track your progress on your goals. (A Life of Productivity)

Stop Waiting. (Ali on the Run)

HEALTH/FITNESS

Your Snooze Button is Making You Tired. (99U)

The 5-Second Mental Trick That Could Help You Maintain Strength. (DailyBurn)

It’s Not Supposed to Be Easy. (Preppy Runner)

Boredom-Busting Treadmill Workout Roundup. (FitFluential)

Try and Tell Us the Treadmill Is Boring After Watching This Video. (Greatist)

A Race to the Front Row. Personally, I love the front row – I think you work harder and there’s more accountability, even if it’s all in your head. Whatever works! (New York Times)

Are You Foam Rolling All Wrong? (My Fitness Pal)

‘Fat But Fit’ Theory Mainly Flops in Long Term Study. (NBC News)

Ask the Dietitian: Should I Eat Back My Exercise Calories? (My Fitness Pal)

TRAVEL

Dying in transit: Final journeys. (The Economist)

AirAsia Black Box Search Renews Debate on Better Airplane Tracking. (Skift)

2015: The year ahead in aviation. (CNN Travel)

Why airlines bump passengers, and what you can do about it. (Vox)

Interview with Hidden City Startup Founder: Is He Naive or an Innovator? It is explicitly against airlines’ contract of carriage, so personally, I think this is terrible. I also think it’s incredibly shady that he won’t comment on how it might affect frequent flier accounts and pretends that he has no idea what those are about. (Skift)

8 Ways to Save on Travel in 2015. (New York Times)

Vail Resorts Uses Technology and Free Photos to Turn Skiers Into Brand Ambassadors. I’m a huge fan of this, which has already gotten me lots of great pics this year! (Skift)

Best event in every state: The Kentucky Derby, Iron Bowl, Mardis Gras and more. Some great bucket list items on here! (Thrillist)

Interview: Making the New York Times’ 52 Places to Go for 2015. (Skift)

MISCELLANY

What would happen if you just picked up and left? (The Small Change Project)

How to Decrease the Amount of Bullshit on the Internet. (Raptitude)

6 Fashion Rules You Should Ignore to Save Money on Clothes. (Levo League)

The Science Of Misheard Lyrics or Mondegreens. (The New Yorker)

Finally, for a laugh: Rope chair lifts and cheap lift tickets: skiing in the 1980s. I miss old school skiing! (Thrillist)


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Comments

  1. I’m so glad you linked to Katie (The Small Change Project). She’s fabulous!
    Ange @ Cowgirl Runs recently posted…Motivate Me Monday 1/12 & Polar M400 ReviewMy Profile

  2. Gah, I can’t reply to your comment, so I shall start a new one.

    Katie’s sister (Heather) is one of my best friends. AND (!!!) I get to meet Katie in May when I run the Minneapolis Marathon – I’m soooooo pumped!
    Ange @ Cowgirl Runs recently posted…Fiasco Gelato: Gelato AcademyMy Profile

    • Ooooh I am so jealous!!! Plus, Minneapolis Marathon was my 50th state so that always has a special place in my heart :) The race organizers are awesome!

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