9 Things to Know This Week (5 May 2017)

9 Things to Know This Week (5 May 2017)

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

 

1. This weekend may or may not be huge in the road running fraternity. Three runners, laced up in Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elites will attempt to run a sub2 marathon, on a Formula One Track in Monza, Italy. Here’s everything you need to know about the race plus what Dr Ross Tucker and Steve Magness think of this world record attempt [Lets Run]

 

2. In case this hasn’t yet popped up on your social media feed, The Oatmeal put out a brilliant cartoon illustrating the Backfire effect and confirmation bias [The Oatmeal]

 

3. The ultimate, and I mean ultimate guide to acronyms. And in case you’re wondering I’m the HBIC, go ahead AMA [The Skimm]

 

4. A peanut lentil curry for cold nights [Anettt Velsburg]

 

RELATED: Smoky Paprika, Tomato & Chickpea Soup

 

5. Wasting time isn’t, in fact, a waste of time. It’s actually important and needs to be done [Quartz]

 

6. How to make Fatteh Makdus, which is stuffed eggplant [Fresh Living]

 

7. 8 Apps to help you get 8 hours of sleep. I’ve used sleep cycle , which tracked the sleep I was getting, it didn’t put me to sleep [Greatist]

 

RELATED: The Myth of 8 Hours of Sleep

 

8. Perfectly timed for our minimalism monthhow to parent like a minimalist [Mother]

 

9. This app will identify any plant from a picture [Collective Evolution]

 

RELATED: Confessions of a Plant Killer 

 

Main Collage by Feige Lewin

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Zissy Lewin

Zissy Lewin

Zissy is the co-founder of Nutreats. A Wits University graduate, she earned a Bcom (Hons) (Cum Laude) in Business Management. She’s a writer, runner and passionate about the 3 f’s – food, fashion and fitness. When she’s not inhaling the latest news, trends and ideas you can find her in the kitchen figuring out how to turn a broccoli head into a meal.
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