Links I Love: April 23, 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

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The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews. (New York Times)

Why We’ve Stopped Saying ‘Culture Fit’ — and What We’re Saying Instead. (Thrive Global)

It’s not worth losing your job over’. (Business Insider)

Lean In’s Biggest Hurdle: What Most Moms Want. (National Review)

5 steps to a perfect, affordable work wardrobe: How to look professional without spending a fortune. (Mic)

5 Questions That’ll Help You Pinpoint Why You’re Unhappy at Work. (Daily Muse)


If You Want to Be Happy at Work, Have a Life Outside of It. (Harvard Business Journal)

This Clever Trick Will Keep Annoying Coworkers From Disrupting Your Day. (Levo League)

I Stopped Eating Lunch At My Desk Every Day, And This Is What Happened. (MSN)

Why We Can’t Look Away From Our Screens. (New York Times)

4 Tips to Keep Your Todo List Sorted by Priority . (Time Management Ninja)

Escape Your Scene, Not Your Squad. (New York Magazine)

Standing Out Above the Crowd: How to Toot Your Own Horn. (Laura Stack)

The one word you’re saying that could actually be causing anxiety. (Well & Good NYC)

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time. (Harvard Business Journal)

How to Stop Feeling Like You Never Have Enough Time. (MyDomaine)

True Grit: How to Build Up Your Resilience. (99U)


Struggling with a mid-afternoon energy slump? This hormone might be the culprit. (Well & Good NYC)

Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class. (New York Times)

Yes, Your Sleep Schedule Is Making You Sick. (New York Times)

A Sports Psychologist On… Mid-Race Tactics. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Weekly Fit News. Lots of interesting study results here! (Furthermore from Equinox)

Should 15,000 Steps a Day Be Our New Exercise Target?. (New York Times)

A Guide to Rucking, My Favorite Low-Cost Exercise Activity. (The Simple Dollar)

Related: Backpacking 101: Packing A Backpack. (Just a Colorado Gal)


Business Travel Has Serious Effects On Mental Health, Study Finds. (Study Finds)

The true story behind the deadliest air disaster of all time. (Telegraph)

Industry Insider: Marty St. George, Executive Vice President – Commercial & Planning JetBlue Airways. (Aviation Pros)

Alaska Air Overtakes American Airlines in Annual Loyalty Program Awards. (Skift)

7 Ingenious Ways to Blunt the Horror of Modern Aviation. (Wired)

How passengers could use game theory to get big payouts for overbooking flights. (Dallas Morning News)

In Case It’s Not Clear, People Really Hate Airlines. (Cranky Flier)

Related: Opinion: What We Hate About Airlines Actually Keeps Fares Low. (Skift)

The Hidden Costs of Those Cheap Transatlantic Flights. (Skift)

Why Delta Air Lines Paid Me $11,000 Not To Fly To Florida This Weekend. (Forbes)

For Some Fliers, Electronics Ban Makes for a Bumpy Ride. (New York Times)

Emirates Copes With U.S. Traffic Drop From Trump Travel Bans. (Skift)

Related: What Trump’s First 100 Days Tell Us About Travel’s Next Four Years. (Skift)

Security Lines and Flight Delays? This Kid’s in Paradise. Adorable, and reminds me of my nephew! (New York Times)

Is Tom Stuker the world’s most frequent flyer?. (Economist)

7 Hospitality Lessons From the New York Restaurant That’s a Tourist Attraction. (Skift)

How Can a WWII Scientist Help Your Hotel Survive?. (Hotel News Now)

How to Pack for 2 Weeks in New Zealand in a Carry-On. (T-Rex Runner)

This Summer Getaway Looks Like Your Childhood Treehouse on Steroids. I want to go here! (Thrillist)


A 5-year-old is headed to the National Spelling Bee. She’s the youngest contestant ever. So impressive! (Boston Globe)

You’re Not Busy, You’re Just Rude. (Wall Street Journal)

Related, but hilarious: Sorry for the Delayed Response. (New Yorker)

For the Chronically Late, It’s Not a Power Trip. (New York Times)

What in the World Is Causing the Retail Meltdown of 2017?. (The Atlantic)

How Middle America Stole the Chocolate Lava Cake. (Thrillist)

How to Arrange Your Kitchen: According to Julia Child. (Literary Hub)

A Man and Woman Discuss the Best Way to Ditch a Bad Tinder Date. (Mel Magazine)

How Instagram Became the New Oprah’s Book Club. (Vogue)

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