Van Schneider: Essentially, by designing & fixing our environment we simply change the way we react to it. By looking at an abandoned house with lots of broken windows, I wouldn’t feel too bad to smash another window with a stone just for fun. Even though, I don’t have any bad intentions or see myself […]
Damn Delicious: Now if you’ve never had smashed potatoes before, you are in for quite a treat. It’s pretty much the best kind of potato side dish you could ever have – fluffy on the inside yet incredibly crisp on the outside.
Raptitude: When you start going by whose tweets you like reading, as opposed to who you like for other reasons, you will probably end up following way fewer people.
The New York Times: When faced with a task that makes us feel anxious or insecure, the amygdala — the “threat detector” part of the brain — perceives that task as a genuine threat, in this case to our self-esteem or well-being. Even if we intellectually recognize that putting off the task will create more […]
Kyle Korver, NBA-ster: The fact that inequality is built so deeply into so many of our most trusted institutions is wrong. And I believe it’s the responsibility of anyone on the privileged end of those inequalities to help make things right. Ik vind zo’n initiatief als The Players Tribune, de website waar Korver z’n stuk […]
The Cut: Many of the tasks once viewed as integral components of adulthood — the ones I pantomimed while “playing house” as a child — are no longer mandatory. With money and a smartphone, you can outsource anything. Het internet als de perfecte vervanger van uw mama.
Veel properder. You can just launch the Terminal by searching for it in Spotlight and run the following command: defaults write com.apple.finder CreateDesktop false
The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (via Craig Mod)
Héérlijk! This makes it the ideal dinner party trick, sitting perfectly in the center of a Venn diagram where “looks impressive” and “not a ton of work” overlap.
Julia Alexander op The Verge: YouTube’s pitch decks to advertisers increasingly seem to feature videos from household celebrity names, not creative amateurs. And the creators who have found the most success playing into the platform’s algorithms have all demonstrated profound errors in judgment, turning themselves into cultural villains instead of YouTube’s most cherished assets. En: […]