Links I Love: February 11, 2018

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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 🙂

Original image source: Mike Licht


Scan Your Social Profiles Like a Potential Employer Will. (Lifehacker)

Executive Presence Is the Secret to Getting Promoted. (The Every Girl)

5 Presentation Tips for Leaders Who Fear Speaking at Meetings or Conferences. (Hotel News Now)

A Greener, More Healthful Place to Work. (New York Times)

The 5-Day Sprint: How to Jump Start a New App, Website, or Project. (Zapier)

Want to Design User Behavior? Pass the ‘Regret Test’ First. (Nir and Far)


Four Steps Toward Clarifying Your Highest-Leverage Activities: Determining What They Are and Why They Matter. (Laura Stack)

5 Rare But Essential Productivity Practices. (Deep Existence)

This Is The Best Time To Do Anything: 4 Powerful Secrets From Research. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

How I solved my obsession with emails and improved my productivity. (Thrive Global)

Start with Laughter: Increasing productivity. (Patty Azzarello)

Turn Towards Instead of Away. (The Gottman Institute)

4 sneaky ways you’re sabotaging your own happiness. (Well & Good NYC)

Making the World a Better Place Starts with a Really Good Story. (Heleo)

Women Are Better Under Pressure. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Pretend You’re Good at It. (Lifehacker)

Get Better at Dealing with Anger. (Zen Habits)

Build the Skill of Delayed Gratification. (Lifehacker)


5 Hacks to Effortlessly Build Healthy Habits in 2018. (Nerd Fitness)

Can Sweatcoin, a Hot Fitness App, Keep You Off the Couch?. (New York Times)

Nutritionist-Approved Tips to Stay Healthy Long After Your Diet Is Over. (Greatist)

5 Hacks to Effortlessly Build Healthy Habits in 2018. (Nerd Fitness)

The surprising way to kill germs in your house after you’ve been sick. (Well & Good NYC)

Why comfort foods make us feel better — and how to make them healthier. (NBC News)

Do standing desks really help you reach your fitness goals?. (Well & Good NYC)

Good news: Your older age is not the reason your hangovers are worse than ever. (Well & Good NYC)

The beginner’s guide to cannabis. (Well & Good NYC)

Do Parents Make Kids Fat?. (New York Times)

I Resolve to Do Cardio. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Falling asleep: The most creative moment of the day?. (BBC World)

Do Squats While You Brush Your Teeth. (Lifehacker)

Facial Exercises May Make You Look 3 Years Younger. (New York Times)

The Planks You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren’t). (Furthermore from Equinox)

The surprising things the athletes will be eating at the Olympic Village food hall. (Well &
Good NYC)

Could cutting asparagus from your diet stop the spread of cancer?. (USA Today)
More on this: If you have breast cancer, you might want to avoid foods containing this amino acid. (Well & Good NYC)

Yes, technology can help you sleep—here’s how. (Well & Good NYC)

In the Flu Battle, Hydration and Elevation May Be Your Best Weapons. (New York Times)
Related: Chicken noodle soup is scientifically healing for your flu-ridden soul. (Well & Good NYC)

The Case Against Egg Whites. (Furthermore from Equinox)


The germiest place at the airport is probably not what you’d guess. (Well & Good NYC)

Building a Modern Airport in Salt Lake City From One Well Past Its Prime. (New York Times)

The time has come to privatize JFK Airport. (NY Post)

The next big thing?. (Airport World)

The Airport of the Future May Evolve From Transport Hub to Attraction. (Skift)

Airlines Fail to Convince Flyers to Abandon Bags in Emergencies. (Skift)

Spirit Airlines Is Doing Just Fine With Its Contrarian Approach. (Skift)

Why are One-Way Fares So Expensive Internationally?. (Cranky Flier)

Coach Passengers Can Get Premium Amenities — For a Price. (Skift)

United Should Have Thought Through Paid Basic Economy Seat Assignments Before Launching. (Cranky Flier)

Airlines might be splitting up passengers for profit. (Fox News) Sure, this sucks… but if you aren’t willing to pay for a seat assignment, that’s still on you. This is like saying that if a seat were going to fly empty you should be able to take it for free.

United Airlines May Change Its Boarding Procedures. (Skift)

Airlines Want Bigger Planes for Short-Haul Routes. (Skift)

Planes Can Still Vanish Without a Trace Despite Lessons From Malaysia Airlines. (Skift)

Airlines face big decisions as inflight connectivity uptake continues to rise. (Future Travel Experience)

Singapore Airlines to turn miles into cryptocurrency using blockchain. (Tnooz)
Related: Blockchain unchained: A deep dive into the buzzword for 2018. (Tnooz)

Keeping in touch with trends for the year ahead. (Tnooz)

CES Roundup 2018. (Travel Insider)

Google Takes Steps to Connect Its Flight and Hotel Products. (Skift)

How cutting-edge hotels use artificial intelligence for a great guest experience. (Tnooz)

Small Luxury Hotels CEO: Soft Brands Aren’t Hurting Our Business. (Skift)

Expedia Acknowledges a New Balance of Power With Hotels in Direct Booking Challenge. (Skift)

Wyndham Finally Joins Competitors With Discounted Loyalty Rates. (Skift)


An Interview with Matt Cutts: Can the Government grow a Money Mustache?. (Mr. Money Mustache)

If You Love Something, Buy It in Every Color. (Racked)

The Best Cheese at Trader Joe’s. (Bon Appetit)

The 2018 Food Forecast. (Furthermore from Equinox)

How to Throw a Dinner Party Without a Kitchen Table. (Bon Appetit)

America’s Instant-Pot Anxiety: ‘I Said a Prayer and Stayed the Hell Away’. (Wall Street Journal)

Gordon Ramsay Can Now Critique Your Food Thanks to Amazon. (The Kitchn) I am absolutely trying this as soon as I get home 🙂

How Hiring a Housekeeper Saved My Sanity and My Marriage. (The Simple Dollar)

When to Move in With a Partner (and Why). (Man Repeller)

Is Your Relationship More Work Than It’s Worth?. (Greatist)

Have Your Kids Work Together as a Team. (Lifehacker)

Avoid Parenting Burnout by Limiting Your Options. (Lifehacker)

Handling the Extra Challenges of Escaping the Poverty Trap. (The Simple Dollar)

Will Cheesy Stock Photos Soon be a Thing of the Past?. (99U)

What Would a Rich Person Do?. (Lifehacker)

If We Bring The Good Life To All, Will We Destroy The Planet?. (NPR)

How Sasha Cohen, Former Olympic Figure Skater, Spends Her Sundays. (New York Times) Love figure skating, love Sasha Cohen – so I found this fascinating.

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