Episode 71 – The Great Tab Purge of 2014

Who couldn’t use a bit of randomness in their lives? This week’s show looks at a whole TON of topics! Everything from Japanese world records to inspirational global travel, Episode 71’s got it all! Join Atley Jonas as he clears out some of the most interesting tabs he’s had up in his web browser but never made it onto an episode of Happy Road… Until now!

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Show Notes:

Happify.com claims to be able to brighten your day with some of their science-backed techniques.

Lifehacker explains how Venting Frustration Will Only Make Your Anger Worse.

Inspirational stories and storytellers, courtesy of The Digital Storyteller. Also, directly related, The Moth – a repository for some pretty good stories, including those of Mike DeStefano.

6 Things You Can Do to Help an Unemployed Friend Find a Job (and NO, good ol’ fashioned gumption and “tough love” are NOT on the list).

RocketNews24’s list of oddball records from the Guinness Book that Japan gets credit for.

How Dabbling Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur, by Entrepreneur.com.

HuffPo tries to explain eight mysteries of the modern world.

Ten Trips That Will Make You a Better Person

Culture and counter-culture in the 20th century — a photography class project.

Another Lifehacker article: Burnout Is Real: How to Identify the Problem and How to Fix It.

Customize your own pair of Adidas sneakers with mi-adidas.

Learn more about Bhutan and Gross National Happiness HERE and HERE (second link goes directly to a PDF).



Music beds courtesy of Music Alley from Mevio and the Free Music Archive. Thanks to artists: ZeroV, Duane Carter Band, Gepel.