Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: life

8 bookmarks tagged “life

‘When my world fell apart my friends became my family’ | Life and style | The Guardian

theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/jan/13/ella-risbridger-john-underwood-friendship-life-new-family
The death of her partner at the age of 25 was a devastating loss for Ella Risbridger. But she was never alone. For one thing, her mates would never have allowed that…

Marchetti's constant

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marchetti's_constant
Marchetti's constant is a term for the average amount of time spent commuting each day, which is approximately one hour. Developed by Venetian physicist Cesare Marchetti, it posits that although forms of urban planning and transport may change, and although some live in villages and others in cities, people gradually adjust their lives to their conditions such that the average travel time stays approximately constant.[1][2] Even since Neolithic times, people have kept the time at whi...

How My Job Saved Me — Medium

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Work is trivial. Our jobs may even be trivial. But the people we’re affecting every day as a result of our work is truly profound.