It’s a right mix of edutainment this week, but I hope it still pops your mental corn!
Petula Dvorak: the Hannuka/Christmas convergence couldn’t be more symbolic of the light we need to embrace. The Washington Post
Oliver Burkeman reports on why time management is ruining our lives. I might argue that this would only apply to those for whom the skill does not come naturally. The Guardian
Feeling less than grateful? Some people are just wired that way. Katherine Hobson for NPR.
Emily Hartridge talks about her top four anxiety challenges.
Alan Yu explains how a diet high in fat and sugar affects your memory. NPR
Becca Martin hates to break it to you, but you are the reason your life sucks. Thought Catalog
Madeleine Davies: becoming ugly. Jezebel
Bec Crew reports on a new Alzheimer’s therapy that fully restores memory function. Science Alert
Antonio Regalado: everything you need to know about gene therapy’s most promising year. MIT technology review
Phil Plait shares a fabulous photo of a lunar fogbow. Slate
In England, you can camp in abandoned medieval churches. David Wilson for Atlas Obscura.
I’m all about Immie (Imogen Heap) this week. Lifeline:
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Coming up on the weekend: I’ll be looking at December’s writing progress and wrapping up 2016.
Be well until then, my lovely people 🙂