All Those Books You’ve Bought but Haven’t Read? There’s a Word for That – NYT

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/08/books/review/personal-libraries.html https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/why-you-should-stop-feeling-bad-about-all-those-books-you-buy-dont-read.html I'm absolutely guilty of this. I've got at least 100 books I've purchased but not yet read. The topics of books super interesting, but what can I say … I'm lazy own far more books than I could possibly read over the course of my remaining life every month I add a few … Continue reading All Those Books You’ve Bought but Haven’t Read? There’s a Word for That – NYT

It’s time to admit we are addicted to Facebook — and that it might be toxic – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/16/opinions/facebook-addiction-zuckerberg-opinion-intl/index.html https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/facebook-data-russia-election-racism.html https://twitter.com/adl_national/status/1019290099778023424?lang=bg Totally agree and I've been withdrawing faster and faster from any friend, post, like on FB. Look at emails recently released by British, and info related to S. Sandberg. All those "lean in", "me too" folks … take a lesson that women as well as men can be assholes connecting people led … Continue reading It’s time to admit we are addicted to Facebook — and that it might be toxic – CNN

How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving – WaPo

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/voraciously/wp/2018/11/19/how-to-cook-a-thanksgiving-feast-with-only-one-oven/?utm_term=.7c47e255b572  Not just a Thanksgiving issue (or xmas). Like most, with just one oven…how in the world to cook items needing different temps, etc??? … lol  "Winging it doesn't even work for experts," Get all your recipes in one place. Decide when you're going to eat and then work backward, grouping dishes that can cook … Continue reading How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving – WaPo

How to Clean and Care for Enameled Cast-Iron Cookware: Dutch Ovens and Skillets – Cook’s Illustrated

https://www.cooksillustrated.com/articles/537-how-to-clean-and-care-for-enameled-cast-iron-cookware-dutch-ovens-and-skillets Good article on this topic. I own only one but my parents owned several and after many years enamel began to come off. Expensive pieces of cookware to get "broken". Enamel is a glass-like coating which is fired on the cast iron pot If sharply struck with something harder, it will crack or chip … Continue reading How to Clean and Care for Enameled Cast-Iron Cookware: Dutch Ovens and Skillets – Cook’s Illustrated

The Best Tips and Tools for Safer Winter Driving – NYT

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/02/smarter-living/wirecutter/best-tips-tools-safe-winter-driving.html Thought this was a nifty article as people begin to head into Thanksgiving driving and then real winter driving the next few months. cool weather brings drivers a unique set of dangers and inconveniences Tires lose pressure Batteries lose power emergencies — often happen in the dark during winter days car's tires will gain … Continue reading The Best Tips and Tools for Safer Winter Driving – NYT

Why Standing Desks Are Overrated – NYT

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/19/upshot/why-standing-desks-are-overrated.html Have to admit I was always scratching my head why people wanted to stand at work. With no data to support this view, thought that businesses would love this as it was yet another way to cram people closer and closer together and thus same money providing quality room for people to think, talk, … Continue reading Why Standing Desks Are Overrated – NYT

Facebook executive says unreleased video calls into question police account of brother’s death – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/19/us/chinedu-okobi-police-taser-video/index.html Don't you just want to do this to those police? unarmed black man who died after being tased by California deputies  Chinedu Okobi, 36, died on October 3 in Millbrae San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said deputies encountered Okobi "running in and out of traffic" … lie lie lie family had seen videos on Friday … Continue reading Facebook executive says unreleased video calls into question police account of brother’s death – CNN