CK Friday Links--Friday August 3, 2012

Here's yet another selection of interesting links from around the internet. As always, I welcome your thoughts and your feedback.

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Are the people concerned about NYC's pending "big gulp" ban just mindless rubes, tricked by greedy soda industry PR? (Appetite for Profit)

How to grow your own garlic. (Christie's Corner)

Use this hilariously easy 10-item shopping list and you can cook five days' worth of easy meals. (Stonesoup)

What's the best "reason" to give for not drinking? (Absolut(ly) Fit)

Branding is lying, rooted in fear. (Steve Pavlina)

Recipe Links:
Quick and Easy Corn Soup. (Oui, Chef) Bonus Post: Pop-Squish Roasted Potatoes.

Cool off with a Mexican-style Horchata, a perfect summer drink. (A Little Bit of Spain In Iowa)

I never would have guessed it would be so easy to make your own Homemade Vanilla Extract. (Alexandra's Kitchen)

Off-Topic Links:
Unsolicited book recommendation of the week: What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People by Joe Navarro. A fascinating book with all kinds of insights on how to read and interpret body language. Useful in countless areas of life.

We all want to believe we're more self-aware than those status-seeking, shallow types who spend to temporarily make themselves feel good. (Tara Hunt)

When Pain is greater than Fear, you get Change. (Ombailamos)

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chacha1 said...

Thanks for the link, Dan!

Great article from Tara Hunt. I wish my colleagues in a certain nonprofit would read it. I'll send them the link.

Daniel said...

Any time Chacha. I thought that post was excellent. Keep 'em coming!


Laura said...

Thank you for the link, Dan! Your writing is so excellent that it always makes me quite excited / humbled when I see that you're reading mine :)

Daniel said...

Aw, thanks Laura! You address some excellent issues on your site, including the one I linked to this week. And that's why I make sure to read you. :)