Links I Love: May 31, 2020

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 / BUSINESS

Inside the Flour Company Supplying America’s Sudden Baking Obsession. (Medium)

Starbucks reusable cups sales are exploding on resale sites as people pay 5 times original prices for a sense of coffee shop normalcy. (Business Insider)

No Winners in the Delivery App Food Fight. (Morning Brew)

Restaurants Face New Challenges Under Capacity Caps. (Morning Brew)

What Will Day One Look Like? Mower Study Reveals Consumer Approach to Post-COVID-19 World. (Hotel News Now)

What Our Post-Pandemic Future Looks Like. (Bloomberg)

She Took a Chance and Started a Puzzle Company. Then Came Quarantine.. (Elle Magazine)

Remote cheering app could boost atmosphere in Japan’s empty stadiums. (Guardian)

Inside LearnedLeague, the Enduring Online World of Trivia Fanatics. (Ringer)

The Yes Wants to Replace Personal Shoppers With AI. (Morning Brew)

6 Tried-and-True Tactics for Increasing Employee Engagement. (Under 30 CEO)

The Professionals Whose Job It Is to Wear Your Clothes Before You Do. (Fashionista)

How to Combat Zoom Fatigue. (Harvard Business Journal)

PRODUCTIVITY / SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Business Casual? It’s Robes and Slippers All Day Now. (New York Times)

How to stay productive during a crisis. (Zapier)

I’m a mental-health counselor, and this is my favorite coping technique for anxiety about lack of control. (Well & Good NYC)

Feeling negative? A daily “rewirement” from Yale’s happiness expert can give you a more joyful mindset. (Well & Good NYC)

Don’t Follow Your Gut (and What to Do Instead). (Nir and Far)

If You Find Yourself Dreading Appointments You Made Long Ago, Start Asking “Would I Do This Tomorrow?”. (Chris Guillebeau)

How to organize bathroom clutter in 10 steps, according to an organizational expert. (Well & Good NYC)

HEALTH / FITNESS

COVID-19 was the catalyst for the mega-growth of at-home fitness—so where do we go from here?. (Well & Good NYC)

Staying safe isn’t just about hygiene and distance. It’s about time, too.. (CNN)

How the coronavirus spreads in those everyday places we visit. (Salt Lake Tribune)

Coronavirus and immunity — what the latest research says about people who already beat the disease. (Salt Lake Tribune)

No, Wearing a Mask Isn’t Dangerous. (Lifehacker)

Running With a Mask Is Hard, But Can It Improve My Performance?. (Runners World)

You’re Getting Used to Masks. Will You Wear a Face Shield?. (New York Times)

After the coronavirus pandemic, group fitness will never be the same. (Vox)

Coronavirus as a Reminder of the Urgency of Getting Your Vaccines. (New York Times)

Let the Sunshine In. (New York Times)

From Camping To Dining Out: Here’s How Experts Rate The Risks Of 14 Summer Activities. (NPR)

Dogs Can Smell COVID-19. (Ecowatch)

We figured out how to not hurt your back while gardening. (Well & Good NYC)

TRAVEL

Feds Grant Approval for 15 Airlines to Halt Service to 75 Airports Because of Low Demand. (Skift)

Southwest Airlines adds 11 new routes, plans to resume a full schedule by year’s end. (MSN)

Can Hawaii open up to tourists without letting in the coronavirus?. (Guardian)

Germany Wants Europe to Reboot Travel in a Unified Manner. (Skift)

Europe Will Reopen With a Mishmash of Travel Restrictions. (Skift)

Should You – Can You – Travel to Europe This Summer?. (Travel Insider)

Amsterdam mayor urges extreme caution over return of tourism to the city. (Guardian)

Virus Infection Risk : How Close is Too Close? How Far is Safe Enough?. (Travel Insider)

An Uptick in Fraud Is Complicating Airline Refunds for Canceled Flights. (Skift)

Why Airports Die. (City Lab)

MISCELLANY

Wearing A Mask Isn’t Political. It Is Respectful. (Friday Forward)

Wearing masks may have a surprising unintended consequence. (Fast Company)

Preparing for Life After Coronavirus. (The Simple Dollar)

Here’s How to Deal With Being Ghosted. (Real Simple)

5 reasons to break up with someone for the sake of your own happiness. (Well & Good NYC)

An Oral History of Center Stage. (Vulture)

Behind the Wheel, Women Are Safer Drivers Than Men. (New York Times)

Experts reveal the truth, once and for all: Do you really need to use shaving cream?. (Well & Good NYC)

What To Do With That Last Little Bit Left in the Container. (The Simple Dollar)

In defense of yacht rock. (The Week)

And a beautiful video to end with: A Call to Unite – Alvin Ailey’s ‘Revelations’. (Vimeo)


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