Links I Love: December 24, 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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What Hiring Managers Really Mean When They Say “You’re Overqualified”. (Fast Company)

How to Find the Perfect Job with Google Search Operators. Good tips on using the search operators whether you’re job hunting or not. (Zapier)

8 ways you’re sabotaging your reputation at work. (Business Insider)

Why We’re So Over The Idea That You Can’t Be Nice & Ambitious. (Refinery29)

Power Causes Brain Damage. (The Atlantic)

When It Comes To Sexual Harassment Claims, Whose Side Is HR Really On?. (NPR)

When the Cable Guy’s a Gal, Some People’s Wires Get Crossed. (New York Times)

Millennials are set to be the most unequal generation. (Quartz)

From an internal Basecamp announcement re: pings/IMs. (Signal vs Noise)

Digital disruption: 10 ways to survive and thrive. (CIO Online)

Estonia, the Digital Republic. (New Yorker)

How One Woman’s Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her. (Wired)


6 Habits That Are Guaranteed to Put You in a Good Mood. (PureWow)

Conquer Distractions With This Simple Chart. (Medium)

Why Do Smart People Do Foolish Things?. (Scientific American)

The One Key Trait that Einstein, da Vinci, and Steve Jobs Had in Common. (Heleo)

What One Man Learned When He Took Gratitude to the Extreme. (Heleo)

Tilting. (A Life of Productivity)

Darwin Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too. (Nautilus)

The Woodworker Who Quit Email. (Cal Newport)

How to Form the Decisiveness Habit. (Zen Habits)

Because Your Community Matters: How To Be An Epic Friend. (Mind Body Green)

Facebook: How you consume social feed might be bad for you. (USA Today)

The End of Facebook’s Ubiquity?. (Cal Newport)

The Most Attractive (Invisible) Asset on a Date. (Psychology Today)

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People. (Heleo)

23 Smart Ways To Increase Your Confidence, Productivity, and Income. (Medium)

How To Reclaim Your Time & Your Meetings. (Creater and Cultivater)

How having a full calendar could make you less stressed. (Well & Good NYC)

Make a Year-Long Plan Instead of a Resolution. This had some great ideas! (Lifehacker)

Bigger and Better (#103). (Friday Forward)


Here’s the Strategy Elite Athletes Follow to Perform at the Highest Level. (Thrive Global)

Sleep should be prescribed’: what those late nights out could be costing you. (Guardian)

Clearing Up the Confusion About Salt. (New York Times)

First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical ‘Big Brother’. (New York Times)

This 40,000-Member Facebook Group Is Connecting Runners to People With Special Needs. (Runners World)

The forgotten art of squatting is a revelation for bodies ruined by sitting . (Quartz)

9 Things the Swiss Get Right About Healthy Living. (Greatist)

I tried at-home exercises to improve my posture—here’s what happened. (Well & Good NYC)

12 Tactics for Successful Holiday Eating. (My Fitness Pal)

Over nearly 80 years, Harvard study has been showing how to live a healthy and happy life. (Harvard)

Exercise May Enhance the Effects of Brain Training. (New York Times)

Sugar Industry Long Downplayed Potential Harms. (New York Times)

How Trainers Stay Healthy Away From Home. I’m not doing so well on this front over the holiday weekend…(Furthermore from Equinox)

Dog Owners Live Longer. (New York Times)

5 healthy tonics to improve your digestion and fight inflammation. (Well & Good NYC)

Fashionista Beauty Helpline: How Young is Too Young For Botox?. (Fashionista)

California Issues Warning About Cell Phone Radiation. Should We Freak Out?. (Greatist)


Brands Must Rethink Engagement With the New Digitally Connected Traveler. (Skift)

Deliverance From 27,000 Feet. (New York Times)

The Modern Concierge Is Too Skilled to Be Made Redundant by Technology. (Skift)

7 Reasons to Sell Everything You Own and Travel Long Term. (Deep Existence)

Some Smart Luggage Makers Criticize New U.S. Airline Battery Guidelines. (Skift)

KLM puts artificial intelligence at the heart of its social media service strategy. (Future Travel Experience)

There’s nothing cheap about loyalty: Are hotel reward programs still relevant in 2018?. (Tnooz)

Wondering How Sun Country is Going to Make Its New Owners A Lot of Money. (Cranky Flier)

DEN ZEN: Experience the Art of Airporting for the Holidays. (Denver Airport)

The United Scandal That Wasn’t. (Morning Consult)

Blog: New technology to continue to transform the way we travel. (Airport World)

The surprising reasons behind the colour of your passport. (Telegraph)

Yes, TSA is still getting confused by ‘District of Columbia’ driver’s licenses. (Washington Post)

Why Am I Not Flying on a Supersonic Jet?. (Bloomberg)


Women Aren’t Nags—We’re Just Fed Up. (Harper’s Bazaar)

“She Didn’t Want This”: Inside Melania Trump’s Secretive East Wing. (Vanity Fair)

The Financial Advice I Would Give Every 25 Year Old. (Medium)

Why Isn’t Your Toddler Paying the Mortgage?. (New York Times)

Differences between Men and Women are Vastly Exaggerated. (LinkedIn)

7 Foods We Always Screw Up… and How to Finally Get Them Right. (Greatist)

How to Cut Costs with Tiny Living. (The Simple Dollar)

How to Host House Guests Without Going Crazy. (Thrillist)

We Looked into Our Crystal Ball and These Are the Biggest Food Trends of 2018. (PureWow)

Solving Hard Problems With Simple Ideas. (Collaborative Fund)

Is It Unethical for People to Pass Their Wealth On to Their Children?. (The Atlantic)

5 signs it’s time for your relationship to end. (Well & Good NYC)

The Psychology of the Black Friday Shopping Mob. (New York Times)

Why have wine glasses grown in size 7 times in the past 300 years?. (Well & Good NYC)

How climate change and disease helped the fall of Rome. (Aeon Magazine)

Frugality, Productivity, and the Local Maximum. (The Simple Dollar)

The Best (and Worst) Holiday Gifts, According to Science. (Time)

An Unorthodox Sunday Tradition. (New York Times)

The Secret Swag Resale Economy. (Racked)

Bussed out: how America moves thousands of homeless people around the country. (Guardian)

What to Do If You Don’t Like Your Friend’s Significant Other. (Man Repeller)

It’s the Grandparents Stealing From the Grandchildren’. (The Atlantic)

The 17 Unwritten Bar Rules You’re Probably Breaking. (Thrillist)

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