Links I Love: October 4, 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

Why Everything Is Sold Out. (The Atlantic)

Grocers Stockpile Essential Goods in Anticipation of a Second Covid-19 Wave. (Morning Brew)

State of play: Small business recovery after the pandemic. (Protocol)

This Texas Quilt Shop Can Teach a Master Class in Winning Over Customers. (Inc)

The State of Marketing Chatbots in 2020. (Morning Brew)

What You Can Learn About Nostalgia Marketing from this Ferris Bueller Style Commercial. (Morning Brew)

How Etsy stopped showing beauty products to mask buyers. (Protocol)

Taste Test. (Cornell Alumni Magazine)

Amazon Room Becomes Hot Amenity for Hollywood Homebuyers Amid Pandemic. (Hollywood Reporter)

Amazon One Tech Will Allow Shoppers to Pay With Their Palm Prints. (Morning Brew)

How COVID-19 is accelerating adoption of digital twins in offices. (JLL)

How an Amazon Bribery Scheme Became a $100 Million Swindle. (Bloomberg)

A Quarter of Women Are Considering Scaling Back Careers. (Bloomberg)

PRODUCTIVITY / SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

How to Delegate More Effectively. (Under 30 CEO)

Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful. (Medium)

Working Hard at Something That Doesn’t Matter. (Chris Guillebeau)

To Build Emotional Strength, Expand Your Brain. (New York Times)

The Subtle Power of Changing Your Identity. (Zen Habits)

HEALTH / FITNESS

Hospice Workers Share What They Wish Everyone Knew About Death. (Well & Good NYC)

Babies Born at High Altitudes May Be Smaller. (New York Times)

These Scientists Developed a ‘Longevity Calculator’—Here’s What You’ll Learn From It. (Well & Good NYC)

Why Drinking Enough Water Is the Key to Healthy Aging. (Well & Good NYC)

For Successful Aging, Pick Up the Pace or Mix It Up. (New York Times)

Running in Bad Air Quality and Smoke. (Run to the Finish)

Electrolytes for Runners 101 + Homemade Sports Drinks. (Run to the Finish)

Whether You Need To Get Energized or Unwind, We Have a Workout for Every Mood. (Well & Good NYC)

Can You Do Abs Exercises Every Day? Here’s What Trainers Say. (Well & Good NYC)

TRAVEL

Struggling Airline Industry Braces for Looming Oct. 1 Furloughs as Congress Drags Feet on Aid. (US News)

Sign of the Apocalyse: American’s Cheap, Refundable Long-Haul Fares. (Cranky Flier)

Not Every U.S. Airline Is Eliminating Change Fees in the Same Way. (Skift)

Breeze is Back with Another Revised Plan For Flights to Begin in March. (Cranky Flier)

Lufthansa launches contactless bag tracing service. (Future Travel Experience)

Hilton, Hyatt and Others Pull Back the Curtain on Making Hygiene More Than Theater. (Skift)

How To Decide If It’s Safe To Stay in a Hotel Right Now. (Well & Good NYC)

When the Future of Travel Meets the Reality of the Present World: Big Takeaways From Skift Global Forum 2020. (Skift)

MISCELLANY

Debates commission plans to cut off mics if Trump or Biden break rules. (CBS News)

Bold Red Lipstick Is a Political Uniform, Too. (New York Times)

This Is Fine creator explains the timelessness of his meme. (The Verge)

Read the First Pages of Books Without Any Identifying Information. (Lifehacker)

Tips for Digital Journaling. (Corporette)

How To Keep Your Home Sparkling by Cleaning Just 10 Minutes a Day. (Well & Good NYC)

35 Best Kitchen Organization Ideas. (The Kitchn)

Finally, for a laugh: Brooklyn pizzeria offering ‘comforting words’ as delivery menu item. (Mashable)


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