OH. MY GOD. That's not how you eat xiao long baos!!! You're missing the best part. 😭
Time Out London posted a video on Facebook showing diners bursting xiao long baos. Asian foodies outraged.
"While the act of clearing out an inbox can feel as satisfying as cleaning the refrigerator, it’s ultimately just another way of wasting time, argues Dan Ariely, a psychologist and behavioral economist at Duke University."
"Is it any coincidence that the race to the bottom in media—toward clickbait headlines, toward the vulgar and prurient and dumb, toward provocative but often exaggerated takes—has accelerated in lock-step with the development of new technologies for measuring engagement?"
It's as adorable and odd as it sounds. The crabs hold sea anemones in a symbiotic relationship. If they lack two full anemone bouquets (one for each claw) they'll split the one anemone they do have. They'll also fight another crab to steal its anemones.
Kenza Zouiten – fashion blogger/model and co-founder of IvyRevel – teamed up with Google to create an app which will track you for a week and design a custom dress based on your lifestyle and habits.
'Kitchen thinking' is the extent to which people think about unrelated past transgressions when facing a current conflict. For example, you're arguing with your partner about not completing a chore, and this makes you think about how your partner was rude to a waitress last week. Turns out that this is baaaaad for relationships. Even though you're not verbally including unrelated past transgressions ('kitchen sinking') thinking about them is still harmful.
When gods were held responsible for luck, we were limited to prayerful petitions for good fortune. Now the architects of our fate in games can be looked up on LinkedIn. With this knowledge, our sensitivity to odds that don’t feel quite right has been heightened, and designers need to compensate.
An essay by Nicholas Nassim Taleb on employees and contractors. Why would you bother hiring employees in the first place? They're more expensive than contractors (long-term cost, insurance, etc.), but you're buying their dependability. They're risk-averse, and reliant on you for their steady paycheck.
You cannot use your native tongue, even at home; you have to be a control freak. That said, after working for several years, it comes naturally to you. You even have dreams in other languages. – Andrei Bezrukov