Links I Love: January 24, 2021

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

How to answer a quirky question in a job interview. (Fast Company)

Why Businesses Need More Common Sense. (Friday Forward)

The Most Overlooked and Overhyped Retail Trends of 2020. (Morning Brew)

Kroger Partners With Caper for Smart Cart Pilot. (Morning Brew)

Bit Structures. (Substack)

Walgreens Tests Digital Cooler Doors With Cameras to Target You With Ads. (Wall Street Journal)

CES 2021: From Robotics to Wellness Tech, Here’s What Caught Our Eye on Day Two. (Morning Brew)

CES 2021: Here’s the Day 3 Tech That Caught Our Eye. (Morning Brew)

PRODUCTIVITY / SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

The Zoom Life Is a Journey—Here’s an Exhaustive Guide To Surviving It and Thriving. (Well & Good NYC)

Welcome to the Graveyard of New Year’s Resolutions. (New York Times)

Stateless. (Zen Habits)

HEALTH / FITNESS

When the Weather Outside Is Frightful, Here’s How to Stay Warm. (New York Times)

Biden Has a Peloton Bike. That Raises Issues at the White House.. (New York Times)

‘Fertility Is a Team Sport’: Father’s Health Tied to Pregnancy Loss. (New York Times)

Sugary Drinks May Be Bad for Aging. (New York Times)

When Can You Refreeze Foods After Thawing?. (Lifehacker)

Does Your Dog Have Diabetes? You May Be at Higher Risk of Diabetes, Too. (New York Times)

‘Vodka in Your Coffee Cup’: When Pandemic Drinking Goes Too Far. (New York Times)

When Dinner Is Outdoors, New Rules Apply. (New York Times)

What You Can Do to Avoid the New Coronavirus Variant Right Now. (New York Times)

How Much Herd Immunity Is Enough?. (New York Times)

Employers Can Require Workers to Get Covid-19 Vaccine, U.S. Says. (New York Times)

TRAVEL

The Time to Manage for Cash is Over. (Cranky Flier)

Why Barcelona Is Becoming a Hub for Travel Startups. (Skift)

How IATA Travel Pass is using blockchain technology to keep passengers in control of their data. (Future Travel Experience)

How the Hospitality Customer Experience Will Evolve in 2021. (Skift)

The Biggest Challenge to the Recovery of Hotels in 2021. (Skift)

MISCELLANY

Decorate a Room Based on the Direction It’s Facing. (Lifehacker)

We Tested 4 Famous Birthday Cake Recipes and Found a Clear Winner. (The Kitchn)

The 10 Best Cooking Hacks We Learned Last Year To Make Quarantine Cooking A Smidge Easier. (Well & Good NYC)

Time To Start Fresh: Follow These Steps To Deep Clean Your Space. (NPR)

She’s a Chess Champion Who Can Barely See the Board. (New York Times)

Why It’s Worth Listening to People Outside Your Political Bubble. (Lifehacker)

Amanda Gorman performs powerful poem at inauguration: Read the full text of ‘The Hill We Climb’. (USA Today)

It’s like a Little Free Library, but there’s art inside. People are flocking to it, tiny art in hand.. (Washington Post)

Your Most-Played Song of 2020 Is … White Noise?. (New York Times)

Four strangers all named Paul O’Sullivan form a band — despite living in different cities around the world. (CBS News)

Finally, for a laugh: A Warning from the CDC for All Hallmark Movie Protagonists Returning to Their Hometowns This Christmas. (McSweeneys)


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