Weekly Link Roundup: February 19, 2021

♥ Experience Entry, Descent, and Landing (NASA Mars 2020) ♥ Why Is Landing on Mars So Difficult? (The New York Times): “Perseverance had to decelerate from more than 12,000 miles per hour to a full stop during what NASA calls ‘seven minutes of terror,’ for the period of time from the rover’s entry into the atmosphere until its landing. There… View Post

Weekly Link Roundup: February 12, 2021

♥ Until 02/15/2021, take an extra 25% off clearance styles at Nordstrom Rack; online prices as marked. Shipping is free on orders over $89. My picks: ♥ The Best Fashion to Wear When You Can Dress Up Again (The Wall Street Journal): “Moda Operandi’s eveningwear sales in January this year were 98 percent higher than for December 2020. Pieces that… View Post

Weekly Link Roundup

♥ Listening now: Reply All: The Test Kitchen, a four-part mini series about the Bon Appétit implosion. ♥ Asos Buys Topshop, Sister Brands in £295 Million Deal (The Business of Fashion): “Asos will pay £265 million for the brands and a further £30 million for their stock, but the deal excludes any associated stores.” ♥ Why Asos Needs Topshop (The… View Post

Weekly Link Roundup: r/wallstreetbets Edition

With apologies, I have spent just about every waking minute outside of work these last two weeks (both actively and subconsciously) thinking about $GME and the r/wallstreetbets community, which is why things have been slow here. The posting schedule should normalize this week. ♥ Pandemic-Era Central Banking Is Creating Bubbles Everywhere (Bloomberg): “Cheap money, gushing in from the world’s major… View Post

Weekly Link Roundup: January 22, 2021

♥ Magary: I Tested the Dumbest PPE of All Time – the Rich Guy COVID Helmet (SFGATE): “… the battery on the Air helmet lasts a whole four hours … You can accessorize your literal headspace to your heart’s content. But you’re still wearing a weird-ass helmet, and you still gotta carry it around, and take it off when you… View Post

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