Links I Love: April 16, 2017

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


What Recruiters Are Really Thinking When They Hear These Cliche Interview Answers. (Daily Muse)

How Not Having a Mentor Can Benefit Your Career. (Fortune Magazine)

Does your business solve a problem people actually have?. (Crew Blog)

When You Have to Fire Good People. (Harvard Business Journal)

Why Men Don’t Want the Jobs Done Mostly by Women. (New York Times)

Email mixup helps man learn what it’s really like to be a woman in the workplace. (Some Ecards)

Mike Pence’s dinner rule would stop female journalists from doing their jobs. (Medium)

The Key to Influence: Make your Voice Bigger. (Patty Azzarello)

Why Our Tech Obsession Might Be a Work Obsession. (Nir and Far)


How to Avoid Distractions and Finish What You… (Medium)

The Ultimate Guide to Achieving Anything. (Buffer)

3 Perspectives That Make for a Good Life. (Deep Existence)

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons. (Quartz)

How I Became Addicted to Online Word Games. (New York Times)


Sleep Is the New Status Symbol. (New York Times)

Your Pillow Is Ruining Your Workout. (Furthermore from Equinox)

A Sports Psychologist On… Pre-Workout Tactics. (Furthermore from Equinox)

I went on a mission to make friends at the gym—here’s what I learned. (Well & Good NYC)

It’s official: This type of exercise adds the most years to your life. (Well & Good NYC)

Why the Fit Don’t Fall. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Endurance Exercise Training and Male Sexual Libido. (PubMed)

A Comparison of Mixed-Method Cooling Interventions on Preloaded Running Performance in the Heat. (Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research)

Why You’re A Salty Sweater. (Furthermore from Equinox)

What Even Is Cryotherapy and Is It Legit?. (Greatist)

The 7 Most Common Workout Mistakes—and How to Fix Them. (Greatist)

3 Quick and Dirty Tips to Prevent Running Injuries for Good. (Greatist)

Breaking the Two-Hour Marathon Barrier. (New York Times)

5 Steps to the Perfect, Crisp Mason Jar Salad. (My Fitness Pal)

Do We Need to Give Up Alcohol to Lose Weight? Not Necessarily. (New York Times)

8 food mistakes even healthy people make. (Well & Good NYC)

What Young People Need to Know About Colon Cancer. This article hit very close to home in talking about doctors being quick to dismiss illnesses that aren’t common in young people. (New York Times)

Are Teenagers Replacing Drugs With Smartphones? Thought-provoking to consider that this might not be such a good trade as one might suspect. (New York Times)

The unregulated world of strength coaches and college football’s killing season. (CBS Sports)

Stay on the freaking trail!……please. I get really frustrated when I’m hiking and see people off-trail! (Racing the States)

Outdoor Gear Jargon: 20 Technical Terms You Need to Know. (Cool of the Wild)

Car Camping in Colorado. (Just a Colorado Gal)


Infographic: 16 Types of Camper – Which One Are You? (Cool of the Wild)

Related: Americans are camping in record numbers, but they still want Wi-Fi. (Fox News)

Where are the world’s happiest countries? (Time)

Connecting flights hold the key to low-cost long-haul success. (Economist)

Related: Ryanair Moves Closer to Adopting a Hub-And-Spoke Model. (Skift)

Behind the Livery: A talk with JetBlue graphic designer Ciara Cordasco. (Runway Girl)

Watchdog Group Asks Whether Laptops in Cargo Hold Create a Safety Risk. (Skift)

It’s Time for American and Delta to Reinstate Their Interline Agreement. (Cranky Flier)

Where Do the Largest Airplanes Go to Die? (Smithsonian)

Are all frequent-flier programs the same? We asked a rewards expert. (Dallas Morning News)

American’s Basic Economy Fares Are Working for the Airline So Far. (Skift)

Aircraft seating collaborations drive improvements – but must increased comfort come at a price?. (Future Travel Experience)

U.S. Airlines Getting Better Performance Marks But Are Passengers More Satisfied?. (Skift)

Related: Airlines Tie CEO Pay to Customer Satisfaction. (Skift)

5 Passenger Experience Innovations That May Make Flying Better. (Skift)

Similar: FTE at AIX: Eight pioneering solutions that can improve the in-flight experience. (Future Travel Experience)

Singapore Changi Wants to Turn Happy Passengers Into Returning Tourists. (Skift)

Airlines and Airports Look to Biometrics to Improve the Passenger Experience. (Skift)

New York’s Worst Airport Looks to City’s Worst Prison for Hope. (Skift)

Airline Overbooking and No-Shows Are a Long-Standing Industry Tradition. (Skift)

United Airlines forcibly removes a man from an overbooked flight. (Economist)

Don’t Blame Overbooking for This United Mess. (Cranky Flier)

United Airlines, a carrot, and a stick. (Wandering Aramean)

I Know You’re Mad at United but… (Thoughts from a Pilot Wife About Flight 3411). (Pilot Wife Life)

This Hero Trolled Southwest Airlines with a Britney Spears Joke, and Their Response Was Perfect. (Marie Claire)

How to pack like a pro. (Road Warriorette)

Airbnb and the Plight of the Female Host and Traveler. (Skift)

Why we have trouble sleeping in hotel rooms. (Fox News)

Theme Parks Want You to Sit on a Couch Instead of Wait in Line. (Skift)

Chefs+Tech: Will Travel for Food. (Skift)

Hyperloop One reveals plan to connect 35 U.S. cities. I am incredibly excited about both the new Hyperloops as well as self-driving cars, which are going to completely transform transportation as we know it, within the next two decades. So exciting! (Curbed)


6 Ways to Work Less + Accomplish More With Your Blog. Some overarching lessons that run beyond blogging, too. (Yes and Yes)

He Got A Bad Grade. So, He Got The Constitution Amended. (KUT 90.5)

The Imitation Game. (The Simple Dollar)

Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff. (Next Avenue)

How Bachelor Contestants Cash In After the Show Is Over. (New York Magazine)

Finally, for a laugh, here’s a great video: What Is Boulder Like? (Feld Thoughts)

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