Rabbit Holes

See what deep dives and rabbit holes I’ve been exploring lately.

Simple Living

r/simpleliving

r/leanfire

r/frugal

r/BuyItForLife

r/ZeroWaste

r/Sustainability

Anti-Work

r/antiwork

Antiwork Library

The Mythology of Work
Blog post

The Gospel of Relaxation
William James

In Praise of Idleness
Bertrand Russell

Paradigm Shifting Books

Civilized to Death
Christopher Ryan

Bullshit Jobs
David Graeber
Watch this talk with David and Cory Doctorow or read David’s article that lead to the book to see if you’re interested in the topic

Consumption

Worst Things for Sale
Just think of all the stupid stuff you see at the store and wonder “who buys this?”, this site is a collection of those.

r/anticonsumption

Internet Mysteries

r/unresolvedmysteries

Lake City Quiet Pills

Cicada 3301

Red Web Podcast

Casinos

Gambling Scams
ScamWOW Podcast

Addiction by Design
Natasha Dow Schull – book

The Psychology Of Casinos
Jonah Lehrer- Wired Magazine

Episode 2: Should’ve Stayed in Vegas
Your Undivided Attention Podcdast

Queuing Theory

What happens when you add a new teller?
John D. Cook – article

Boarding at the Speed of Flight
Duke Team 2053 – Journal article

The Psychology of Waiting in Lines
David H. Maister – Journal article

Americans spend a staggering 37 billion hours waiting in line every year, and for at least a portion of these hours, we do so voluntarily. (CityLab)

MIT Professor Richard Larson “Dr. Queue”