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August 15, 2014

ICYMI — 6

John headshot Oct2013Most Fridays I try to post some links to interesting things I’ve found while looking around the internet.

Glennon Doyle Melton over at Momastery did the ultimate kitchen makeover this week. It’s probably not what you think.

Most of us know the old saying, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” What if adults still had recess as part of their everyday life? This report from NPR suggests it might help us build better relationships and even stave off Alzheimer’s Disease.

I like Facebook…mostly. I like being able to keep up with friends and family scattered across the globe. I like discovering articles and groups and videos that I would never otherwise discover. However, I do have some qualms — especially in light of some of the things they’ve been doing to track what I like and don’t like. Wired Magazine’s Mat Honan decided to try an experiment. He “liked” everything he saw on Facebook for two days. His experience is a little bit funny…and a little bit scary.

For all my fellow writers out there, here’s a helpful list from Pixar: The 22 Rules of Storytelling.

Finally, little boys can be pretty cruel at times. And, having played sports most of my childhood, I know for a fact that “jocks” have often earned a bad reputation for teasing their peers who are a little different. But this group of young men from Bridgewater, Massachusetts, deserve high praise for the way they stood up for the team’s water boy when they found out he was being teased.

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