Reading While Eating for Feb. 8: The Snowpocalypse Is Here

In today's must-read links for your lunch break: Everything you need to know about snow storm "Nemo."

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Snow falls over Lower Manhattan stands in the early hours of a major winter storm on February 8. New York City and much of the Northeast is expected to get a foot or more of snow through Saturday afternoon with possible record-setting blizzard conditions expected in Boston, Massachusetts. Heavy snow warnings are in effect from New Jersey through southern Maine.

There Is Going To Be Some Weather in the Northeast. People are predictably concerned, as blizzard conditions and more than a foot of snow often cause mild-to-substantial inconvenience. On the other hand, sledding. (New York Times)

Seriously Though, Sledding. Here’s a guide to some of the best spots throughout New York City, if you happen to be stuck there for the weekend. (Gothamist)

Especially If You’re a “Millenial.” Apparently America’s youngest voting-eligible generation is also its most stressed. You might not have realized that being younger and having fewer responsibilities than older generations would be more stressful, but science can be tricky like that. (Healthland)

Twelve Ways Snow Days Change As You Get Older. Children throughout the Northeast are really getting a raw deal with the timing of this storm—blizzards on weekends are just a waste when you’re eight years old. (BuzzFeed)

Why Are Winter Storms Suddenly Getting Named? This one is called “Nemo,” by the way. Sounds adorable, but when it snaps your umbrella in half you might change your mind. (mental_floss)

What Not to Wear in a Snow Storm: This. Also, other things that don’t cover your arms. It’ll be pretty chilly out. (Go Fug Yourself)

If You Have a Mild Case of OCD… Then we have found your new favorite Tumblr. It is truly a wonder. (The Daily What)

Twenty Words You Didn’t Know Were Inspired by People. Some of these will blow your mind. Not literally (people say that too much), but still. (Flavorwire)

Speaking of Inspiring People… Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old girl shot in the head by the Taliban last October, spoke publicly for the first time since the incident, pledging to continue promoting women’s education. (Divanee)

… There Are Also Struggling Superheroes. Apparently, the Justice League movie is in some serious trouble. Plus it doesn’t help when a consultant for your chief rival decides to absolutely Ether you publicly. Jay-Z survived, but will DC Comics? (Film Drunk)

And No Matter The Weather, It’s Still Nearly the Weekend. Have a totally awesome one, courtesy of Loverboy. (YouTube)