Posts Tagged ‘links’

Friday link roundup 6/15

How to help immigrant children separated from parents at U.S. border: a list of links and places to donate.

A new study points to sensory processing challenges being genetic.

A great article from The Atlantic about how standards for masculinity may limit how boys develop socially and emotionally.

A few ideas on how to make moving less stressful. (We’re currently in the midst of moving about a mile from where we live now. Still, so many details).

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Friday link roundup 6/1

I miss doing these link roundups on a regular basis. Of course, life is busier and things are happening, but I still miss it. Since I’m soon to be moving (perhaps more details in another post), I can’t promise any sort of regularity in the near future, but here are the links I gathered for today.

A fascinating article on Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), its history, and how it is not effective for many people.

On disproving the “30 million word gap” theory. The theory is based on one study from the 1980s that found that kids growing up in poverty hear 30 million fewer words by age 3. However, no one has been able to replicate the study’s result since then.

Today was National Donut (or Doughnut) Day, which has the added perk of getting free donuts at a variety of places. However, there’s more to the history of this unofficial holiday.

According to this article from Media Matters, cable news networks covered Roseanne for over 10 hours (combined) on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. They covered Hurricane Maria’s death toll in Puerto Rico for just over 30 minutes.

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.

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.

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.