Clippings: This Week’s Articles of Interest

Some articles of interest from this week:

A fantastic article about a brilliant artist about to embark on what sounds like the best book tour of all time. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/14/magazine/lena-dunham.html#

Excellent. On education techniques, testing, memory, fluency, and the art (and science) of learning to fail. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/07/magazine/why-flunking-exams-is-actually-a-good-thing.html?action=click&contentCollection=Magazine&region=Footer&module=MoreInSection&pgtype=article

Want to be more productive and finish the workday by 530pm? Follow this advice from Cal Newport: embrace the idea of “fixed schedule productivity,” commit to these five research-based techniques, and don’t forget to put your To Do’s into your calendar immediately! http://time.com/3319641/how-to-stop-being-lazy-and-get-more-done-5-expert-tips/

Helpful advice for pescetarians (like me!), vegetarians/vegans, non-stop meat-eaters, and anyone who likes to cook – 9 essential tools for cooking vegetables: http://food52.com/blog/11128-9-essential-tools-for-cooking-vegetable

Already planning what to wear for your Instragram shots during your autumn apple-picking trip? Make sure you don’t do the following things when planning your orchard visit: http://www.bonappetit.com/test-kitchen/common-mistakes/article/apple-picking-common-mistakes

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