Curiosities (Reading) Questions of format have always been an issue, as this collection of miniature books shows. http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/miniature-books-iowa-antique Discrimination (Society) Just as they have now determined bullying has life-long impact, so too is research finding systematic racism in the US … Continue reading
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Productivity (Economics) A look at the historical trends between productivity and vacation time compared to the modern world. http://evonomics.com/capitalism-medieval-peasants-got-vacation-time-heres/ Medication (Life) An in-depth look at one woman’s experience with Adderall and how it affects lives.
Tips (Blogging) Ten ways to improve your blog traffic discussed in detail on this video/podcast. While none of it was new to me, I did come away with something I hadn’t thought of in that light before. http://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-13-blow-up-your-blog-podcast.html History (Cooking) … Continue reading
Interview Tip (Employment) An interesting look at one of the problematic questions asked in an interview with not just an approach but clear explanations of both the approach and why the traditional way is not ideal. (Via Twitter @iamscottpage) http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/how-to-totally-nail-why-should-i-hire-you-.html … Continue reading
Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Suicide (Employment) This video is about Japan, but the warning signs are there for the United States too as the push to do more with fewer people and to penalize … Continue reading