Every comment is a brick in the bridge to whatever comes next for us.
I’m to blame for this extra lengthy headline. I was so interested in each of these nine stories, that I had a hard time only including three up top (and one in the Dek). Each week, my goal is obviously to get you talking about interesting happenings we didn't get to write about, but also to give you something good to curl up and read through on a Sunday.
The surprising way the body reacts to procrastination is almost identical to how it reacts to stress. [Lifehacker]
The Pentagon will soon offer an egg and sperm freezing health plan to troops in hopes of increasing retention. [NYT]
Cruel Intentions is getting an NBC reboot. [Celebitchy]
Helen Mirren thinks "it’s unfair to attack the Academy” over #OscarsSoWhite. [The Guardian]
A judge has dismissed Dr. Luke’s lawsuit against Kesha’s mom/manager (which the producer filed after Kesha sued him for sexual assault and emotional abuse in 2014). [Jezebel]
At least one Michigan Official was aware of the possible link between contaminated water in Flint, MI and Legionnaires Disease. [Buzzfeed News]
Martin Shkreli, former chief officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals and smirking YouTube star, was (predictably) silent at a congressional hearing, but made sure to tweet about it afterwards. [NYT]
Marley Dias, a sixth grader who’s tired of reading books about "white boys and their dogs,” hopes to collect 1,000 donated books for her #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign by February 11th. [CNN]
Which one of these links did you click on first? Just curious. Feel free to talk about any of them. Or in my perfect little world, leave a comment for every story! Because now you are my weekend reading. Is that creepy?