Happy Friday! It’s time for our weekly link-round up, where we bring you the most interesting, useful, informative, or cool stuff we find on our travels across the Web. This week: how to be your most creative, how to be even smarter, and more!
- How do you come up with the best ideas and do your very best work? Find a place that gives you privacy, a quiet place to work, and freedom from interruption. This plus even more great advice for generating good ideas here.
- Here’s a stirring and persuasive manifesto against chairs: why they’re lousy, why they’re not healthy, and why we should all be standing at all times.
- e-books continue to grow in popularity and more and more people are buying reading tablets—and a study shows that people who read electronically read more, and read more often. Do you own an e-reader? Or will you never give up paper books?
- You know you’re smart, but could you be smarter? Gizmodo rounds up nine ways to start working on making yourself more intelligent, right now.
Sara Nelson is the Social Media Guru for CollegeAmerica, overseeing the college’s profiles on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and more. She is also a student in the Master in Business Administration (MBA) program, and she enjoys spending time with her family, listening to good music, and eating freshly baked chocolate chip cookies.