Best Links of the Week: August 5, 2018

Photo by  Ameen Fahmy  on  Unsplash

Photo by Ameen Fahmy on Unsplash

NY Times Magazine Devotes Entire Issue To One Devastating Story On Climate Change [New York Times]

This Gigantic Rock Jammed Between Two Buildings Is A Huge Part Of NYC History [Gothamist]

How A Break from Alcohol Can Unlock Peak Performance in Business And Life [Better Things]

Mysterious algae vortex the size of Manhattan can be seen from space [mother nature network]

Artificial intelligence can predict your personality simply by tracking your eyes [Science Daily]

Soaking Basil Seeds Is the Latest Digestion Hack You Need to Know About [Well + Good]

The Climate Has Always Changed. Why Is This Time so Much Worse? [Nexus Media]

Manhattan DA Promises To Stop Prosecuting Most Marijuana Offenses [Gothamist]

Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change [New York Times]

Are You Getting Enough Sodium? The Answer Might Surprise You [Well + Good]

Scientists Shed New Light on What Life-Producing Planets Require [Futurism]

How ‘Wellness’ Culture Creates an Illusion of Control Over Death [The Cut]

7 Tips for Staying Cool Without the AC on Full Blast [One Green Planet]

The surprising psychology of dieting and plate design [Fast Company]

3 Genius Hacks To Keep Avocados From Going Bad [mindbodygreen]

How to Tell if Climate Change Will Destroy Your Apartment [Medium]

Off Your Mental Game? You Could Be Mildly Dehydrated [NPR]

6 Places You Can Collect Your Own Crystals [Well + Good]

Toward a Life Without Plastic [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service]

How Climate Change Is Ruining Our Indoor Air [Medium]

Ocean wilderness 'disappearing' globally [BBC News]

What Humanity Can Learn From Plants [Medium]

 Self-Love Isn’t About Affirmations [Medium]