9 Things to Know This Week (1 February 2019)

9 Things to Know This Week (1 February 2019)

A weekly series that highlights 9 things to know from the best stories on the web this week

 

1. What happens to blood after you’ve donated it? This post explains the process your blood goes through once you’ve donated it to make it usable for transfusions, why the SANBS needs to charge hospitals for it and why you should consider being a donor if you are able to [Good Things Guy]

 

2. What it’s like to fly with severe food allergies made me think of the food I normally take with me on flights and how I need to be more mindful of those snacks and skip the peanuts and nuts which are common allergies that can be dangerous. [Quartz]

 

RELATED: The Picky Eaters Guide to long Distance Travel

 

3. Ever wondered why ice is slippery? No? Well you’re wondering now and this is the science behind the slip factor of ice that makes it possible to skate (and slip) on. [Vox]

 

4. How to make any business trip less boring. [Harvard Business Review]

 

5. How to feed a growing population healthy food without killing the planet. [The Conversation]

 

6. As someone who believes in having different underwear for different occasions and keeps a set specifically for racing in, this article on the best underwear for the outdoors really spoke to me. I also deeply appreciate the dedication of producing useful content which sometimes requires writing embarrassing articles. I’m also well aware that this article is geared towards men, but I’m sure a Speedo type undergarment would work just as well for women. [Outside Online]

 

RELATED: The Best Way to Freeze Fruit

 

7. This little step (that I’ve never done tbh) is apparently the key to making the perfect roast potatoes. It also makes me want to make roasted potatoes. [Food52]

 

8. How to make lasting changes to your diet. [The Chalkboard Magazine]

 

9. How to increase your VO2 Max. [Runners World]

 

Main Collage by Feige Lewin

 

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Zissy Lewin

Zissy is the co-founder of Nutreats. She likes to make things, do things and wear things.
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