For a long time, back when I had a regular job, this was all I wanted from life: Welcome Zoomers – Barbados invites you to work from the beach
For a fee… you can take your Zoom calls from a real pristine white sandy beach, instead of merely selecting it as a virtual background.
In actual fact, I’m not well-suited to remote work. I lurch toward polar-opposite failure modes (getting no work done at all, and turning my home into a digital sweatshop). But that doesn’t mean I wouldn’t have jumped at the chance to live and work (remotely) on a Caribbean island.
Perhaps because he didn’t know the term photobiomodulation,
By @kategalliett, a useful tip:
“Interviewer once asked me ‘how long do you walk for’ when we were discussing the value of taking short walks during your day. I responded with ‘I walk until I notice something.’”
Source: Writing For Myself, Walking, And Noticing
As a big ol’ banknote design geek, I found this delightful:
“We analysed the world’s banknotes, looking at their colour, characters, buildings and animals to discover the DNA of our world currency”
Source: Currency in colour: a visual guide to 157 banknotes around the world
Yes, very sad. However, “limp along with half measures while a lot of people die,” is what I have on my pandemic bingo card. So: Score!
Source: Markets Fall, But Don’t Blame Powell | Tim Duy’s Fed Watch
“It’s almost impossible to make a list of all the things I didn’t have to worry about yesterday. We need to work overtime to make that true for more people.”
Source: Invisible insulation
Just finished The Assistant by @cheribaker (@Cheri on micro.blog). Right notes for a spy novel; industrial espionage angle is a fun twist. Also, I’m a sucker for stories about people learning things.
I’m glad I ordered my gymnastic rings when I did. I wish I’d gotten a kettlebell at the same time.
“GQ Magazine has coined the current equipment epoch ‘The Great Kettlebell Shortage of 2020.'”
Source:Kettlebell Shortage Makes Home Workouts a Challenge
Latest from the craft brewing medical journal “Duh!”:
“a beneficial effect of beer on endothelial function should be supposed”
Source: To beer or not to beer: A meta-analysis of the effects of beer consumption on cardiovascular health