Friday: Newsy Snacks For Busy People
The Twelve Hour Day: News.com.au reports that the 8 hour day is a distant memory, with many employees putting in closer to 12 hours a day, and it’s all thanks to technology. The up side of this longer day is that our days are more flexible, because we’re dealing with things like emails before we even leave the house, and are building personal tasks into the middle of our day, when we might previously had to compartmentalise things a little more rigidly. Read on here. Do you work 12 hours a day?!
Illicit Drugs: Australians and New Zelanders are the biggest recreational drug users in the world, with a particular penchant for cannabis, according to the 2012 United Nations World Drug Report. Apparently cocaine use is on the increase, which suggests (apparently!) that Mexican drug cartels are making big inroads into the Australian marketplace. How very Breaking Bad. Read more here.
Olympic Poetry: How cool. As part of the London Olympics, the Poetry Parnassus has seen 100 000 poems rain down over the London Eye. It was literally raining words. Poets from 204 nations competed in this very wordy Olympic event, and you can hear how it played out here.
Look at this lovely pink bedroom!
The best places to get a Veggie Burger in Melbourne.
Cute Reese Witherspoon looking QUITE pregnant!
Kourtney Kardashian is ready to pop (and seems to have been pregnant forever.)
Super Crunchy Quinoa Salad with Mint and Lemon Yogurt Dressing
Canelle et Vanille talks stone fruits (with some lovely photos!)
Ten great craft projects for kids, via Poppytalk.
And here’s our Clip of the Day:
Wishing you the very best kind of Friday!