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The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Complainers in the Office: 3 Ways to Deal With Them | THIS. Might help explain why American voters are getting dumber: they’re listening to too much crap on the media. QUOTE …being exposed to too much complaining can actually make you dumb. Research shows that exposure to 30 minutes or more of negativity–including viewing […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

What the Environment & Mobility Mean for the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Demographic | Project for Public Spaces That last bit, re. the importance of town centers for rural areas, applies (in my opinion) equally to small cities. When cities “fling” their centers out to strip mall locations, they take away a key asset for an aging […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Rag Drag by Nicole Gelinas – City Journal This is so interesting. Maybe there will be a backlash, and people opt for some “artisan” clothing that lasts? QUOTE As for accessibility and variety, Cline notes that you can’t compare what a nice dress cost three decades, half a century, or even a century ago—a few […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Americans Want to Live in a Much More Equal Country (They Just Don’t Realize It) – Dan Ariely – The Atlantic Shocking. QUOTE …from the total pie of wealth (100%) what percent do you think the bottom 40% (that is, the first two buckets together) of Americans possess? And what about the top 20%? If […]

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