9 Things to Know This Week (7 December 2018)

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

1. 1000km across a country, 70m up, 70m down. Earlier this year Ryan Sandes and Ryno Greisel set out to cross the Great Himalayas Trail in the fastest known time. This 31 minute short film called “Lessons from the edge” is a visual story of their journey, from frostbite, to injuries, to the euphoria of finishing. [Redbull]


RELATED: Ryan Sandes on Breaking the GHT Record


2. How the Squatty Potty pushed to change the way we poop; plus a history of toilets and bowel movements [The Gaurdian]. Ps. if you’re looking for a Squatty Potty you can get one here


3. How to fall asleep in two minutes [Independent]


4. How to manage social anxiety [goop]


5. Things to do this December in Joburg [Hello Joburg]


RELATED: Fun Ways to Get Fit in JHB 


6. Why it’s impossible to run 100 meters faster than 9 seconds [Wired]


7. 6 exercises to release tight shoulders and improve your posture [Mind Body Green]


8. Another reason to reduce your use of plastic? Mounting evidence is showing that the plastic leaching into our food is harmful to us [Vox]


RELATED: 10 People on Simple Ways They're Reducing Their Waste


9. The skincare ingredient to look out for if you want younger looking skin [The Cut]


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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