Week Notes #90: Links Worth Clicking

Week Notes

A round-up of the week in links.


7 Things People Think Are Terrible for Their Productivity That Actually Aren't
Ultimately, do what works for you.

On Being Authentic
I don't believe the only way to "be authentic" is to share your personal life online.

'Fake science used to justify badger culls'
The UK government has been accused of using "fake science" to justify the culling badgers to control cattle TB.

Effects of Disclosing Sponsored Content in Blogs
A really interesting study investigating the cognitive and emotional reactions of readers to sponsored content.

UK to 'scale down' climate change and illegal wildlife measures
Why am I not surprised?

Illegal cat fur sold as faux fur on British high-street
Missguided was found to be selling cat fur as faux fur, which is disgusting on all kinds of levels.

Go vegan, save the planet
I would go one step further and say: go whole foods plant based vegan because a vegan diet =/= healthy diet.

What in the World Is Causing the Retail Meltdown of 2017?
Shifts in buying habits are causing malls to close and retail companies to go bankrupt.

What went right? January to March 2017
Some positive news to balance out all the negativity.

Edward Enninful Confirmed As New British Vogue Editor
Exciting news; Vogue appoints its first male editor.

When It Makes Sense To Spend Money
It's not just about buying quality. It's also about preserving your time and energy.

Want to teach ethical fashion to kids? Here's how
Schools are in a position to teach children about the ethics of consumerism and the clothing industry.

A Eulogy for Crayola’s Dandelion
Crayola announced it will be retiring 'dandelion,' a yellow crayon, to make room for a new blue shade.

Unsubscribing from the Culture of Busyness
I loathe people who brag about how "busy" they are. Busy =/= Hardworking or Productive or Happy or Successful.

A Response To The National Osteoporosis Society's Survey
The National Osteoporosis Society's carried out a survey that exaggerated, and misrepresented the issue of calcium deficiency.


Cyprus: Massacre on Migration


Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely