Curated Spring 2021 3

SBV Curated Content | A Weekly Update of Enlightening & Intriguing Information | June 2, 2021

The Environment & ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) Investing

How Parking Destroys Cities “Parking requirements attack the nature of the city itself, subordinating density to the needs of the car.” (The Atlantic)

COVID-19 & Your Health

What Activities Can Unvaccinated Children Do? Advice From 828 Experts. “This phase of the pandemic, when adults can be vaccinated but young children cannot, is confusing for many families.” (The New York Times)

Your Physical & Mental Well-being

Home Truths: How HGTV, Magnolia, and Netflix Are Building a Massive Space in the Stream.  “America’s obsession with home renovation is a cash cow for streamers—though the neighbors might complain.” (Vanity Fair)

iTrapped: All the things Apple won’t let you do with your iPhone. “Have you ever tried to swap Siri for a better voice assistant on your iPhone? Don’t bother, you can’t. Tried to buy e-books from the Kindle app? Can’t do that, either. Send iMessages to someone with an Android phone? Nope. Backup your iPhone to Google Drive? Nope. Get your own iPhone repair parts from Apple? Nope. Transfer your digital life to a different kind of smartphone? When you buy an iPhone, it isn’t really yours.” (Washington Post)

This Week’s Serendipity

The Secret Psychology of Sneaker Colors: “You think they randomly choose those glaring shades of Nike, Adidas and New Balance? Think again.” (The New York Times)


  The Nike x Sacai VaporWaffle in all its color clashing glory. Credit…Nike

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