06 Apr

Link Round-up #1

Here’s what I’ve been reading around the web for the past week or so…

This article on how “the vast majority of people are incapable of recognising what ‘overweight’ actually looks like on a woman, let alone ‘healthy'” is spot on.
“I’m one of the worst teachers in my state.” On why standardized testing is not how we should be judging a teacher’s abilities.

Let’s talk about privilege. You’re missing the point if you think it’s about guilt.

There is no “Friend Zone.”

These gorgeous pictures featuring real animals from Russian photographer, Katerina Plotnikova.

Check this out: Portrait analysis reveals 21 distinct complex emotions that are common to humanity.

If you’re single, you’ve likely received an unsolicited “dick pic.” Hypothesis: The purpose of these is to test boundaries.

This article is perfect. Why I am tired of talking about feminism to men.

If you’re as obsessed with Game of Thrones (both the books and the HBO show) as I am, read this interview with Maisie Williams (Arya) and Isaac Hempstead-Wright (Bran).

Books bound in human flesh seem like something out of Hannibal. Harvard found three in its library.

In keeping with my literary bend; this article on the Harry Potter epilogue: Where Do Books Go After They End?

I tend to read a lot of health/science related articles at work and these stuck out for me: The origin of Lou Gehrig’s disease may have just been discovered and this study found that early morning sunshine is a factor in keeping your weight down. Super interesting!

And these videos:

This 11 year old girl singing Frozen’s “Let It Go” is fantastic.

And these two unconventional makeup advertisements made me tear up.

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