Your watercooler cheat sheet
Good morning! Here are the 5 things you need to know as you begin your day.
Is it morally wrong to give money to Harvard? Could the gates to a Harvard education be any wider? And if they could be wider, what is going on with the university’s finances? (Bloomberg Businessweek)
How to get a busy person to respond to your email. Five rules for email etiquette. (Medium)
The strange psychology of running addiction. The psychological literature on exercise addiction can be confusing, but maybe that’s because we’re focusing too much on pathologizing the wrong thing. (Pacific Standard)
The NFL will be penalizing players using the N-word on the field. The head of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, which monitors diversity in the NFL, expects the league to institute a rule where players would be penalized 15 yards for using the N-word on the field. (ESPN)
How rich is too rich? Do healthier cities experience greater income inequality? (Washington Post)
January Jones was not immune to the awkward phase known as childhood. The Mad Men actress recently shared a childhood photo of her mullet on Instagram.