Posts Tagged ‘articles’

Friday link roundup 4/20

Prince’s original studio recording of Nothing Compares 2 U.

This website (and its app) can tell you the indigenous history of where you live.

Actress Molly Ringwald looks back at her roles in films such as Pretty in Pink in light of the age of #MeToo.

A women’s journey from doing self-care in the form of Netflix and bubble baths and wine (and a feeling of obligation) to radical self-care.

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern wore a Maori cloak during her visit to Buckingham palace. The images of this powerful woman are striking.

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Friday link roundup 3/16

On portrayals of tender masculinity in books and film.

Do you live in a bubble? According to this quiz, I grew up in a pretty middle-class bubble. It definitely gave me food for thought.

Four common myths about the gender pay gap, and a rebuttal for each.

One company’s solution to providing housing for the homeless: Use a 3D printer to create simple homes.

Barbie has created 17 new dolls based on inspirational women.

National Geographic acknowledges its racist past.

On why more and more teenagers are considering trade schools instead of four-year colleges.

A school in a small town in New Mexico is still reeling from their experience of a school shooting that happened in December, an event that received very little news coverage.

About planets without stars.

Link roundup 3/10

An article fromĀ The Atlantic that turns the myth that “welfare makes people lazy” on its head.

A food stall in New Orleans engages its customers in a social experiment, bringing to light the issue of the income disparity between white people and people of color in the area.

The Florida governor just signed a gun control bill into law, just over three weeks after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. The NRA immediately sued to block the part of the law that prohibits people under 21 from buying firearms.

Oregon also has a new gun control law. This law seeks to prevent convicted stalkers and domestic abusers from purchasing firearms.

On the large scope of false news stories on Twitter.

Beginning a new feature in its obituary section called Overlooked, The New York Times has published 15 obituaries of remarkable women it had previously overlooked during the course of its run as a paper.

Friday link roundup 2/2

I don’t know if I’ll start posting weekly roundups again, but I do intend to at least do it every once in a while. I do miss posting it; it brought a nice pattern and consistency to my life, and I like finding and reading articles.

The Work-at-Home Summit! Seriously, this is full of wisdom and resources. There’s interviews about time management, virtual assisting, blogging, and much more. It’s also FREE to watch the videos (and/or read the transcripts) through February 5 at midnight PST. You can also find out more about Work-at-Home School, which has a wealth of courses for people who want to venture out on their own and work from home.

Video: A sweet story about best friends who find out in their 60s that they’re biological brothers.

On sleep deprivation and how it can affect people with bipolar disorder and depression…and potentially be used as part of a method of treatment. The studies are really interesting and not what I’d ever expect.

A comic on getting out of your comfort zone.

It’s Groundhog Day! The verdicts of groundhogs in different regions on the coming of spring.

Friday link roundup 12/29

Since 2017 is ending, I wanted to post some best-of lists I’ve rounded up .

From NPR: 50 best music albums of 2017.

From Feministing: favorite feminist writings on the internet from 2017. Favorite feminist films. Favorite feminist books.

From Harper’s Bazaar: Best moments for women in 2017.

Best movie posters of 2017.

Top science and tech stories from 2017. Top business stories.

Barack Obama posted good news stories from 2017 on Twitter.

From the L.A. Times: top undercovered news stories from 2017.

Looking ahead to the New Year:

14 ways to make journaling one of the best things you do in 2018.

A list of must-see movies in 2018.

Link roundup 12/22

A dad writes a letter to a school asking them about their gendered field trips, asking them to explain why they’re living in 1968.

What this writer learned after taking a homeless mother grocery shopping.

Bustle summed up the pros and cons of the just-signed tax bill. CBS News lists the top six ways that the tax bill will affect average Americans.

How the sun illuminates Spanish Mission churches on the Winter Solstice.

Pie Therapy 101: a baking class designed for people with anxiety, depression, issues with addiction, and more.

Friday link roundup 12/1

Family honors a grandmother’s memory by displaying all her quilts at her funeral.

This video might be a little corny. However, I laughed and I think it’s cute. It also includes a meaningful message about gratitude and gifts for the season.

The books that make up the Christmas book tree in the White House library. Well, there is consistency in color, if not subject material.

A sensory friendly Santa! The 30-minute visits include an opportunity for kids to sit with Santa as well as participate in arts and crafts activities in a low-key environment.

Participate in Susannah Conway’s December Reflections, a creative way to go through December through taking (sharing optional) a picture each day. There’s a Facebook group to go with it, so you get to see what other people from all over the world have come up with.

It’s December 1st! A variety of creative advent calendars.