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#26 How Curious! The Psychology of Advertising, There is No Planet B & Life is Short

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Happy October and welcome to the 26th issue of ‘How Curious!’ ✌️ September maintained the tourist act
 

How Curious!

October 1 · Issue #26 · View online
A short monthly newsletter packed with cool new discoveries and personal recommendations! #Books #Podcasts #Tech #Humour #Psychology #BestOfTheWeb

Happy October and welcome to the 26th issue of ‘How Curious!’ ✌️
September maintained the tourist activity frenzy, with punting in Cambridge, the Greenwich comedy festival and the Harry Potter play - a phenomenal production! Check out The Friday Forty for a chance to win great discounted seats each week. 🚣‍♂️🎭
Today I’m fresh off the plane in Japan to follow Ireland’s quest to win the Rugby World Cup over the next 5 weeks. This trip ticks two priority items off my bucket list - visit Japan and experience a World Cup. Expect next month’s newsletter to have a strong Japanese influence! 🇯🇵🇮🇪🏆

Top 3 Quotes
Remember, you can’t be stuck in traffic; you are the traffic. - Kevin Slavin
Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace. - Randy Armstrong
3 words, 2 meanings: “Avoid boring people.” - Jim Watson
Podcasts
How I Built This with Guy Raz - Headspace: Andy Puddicombe and Rich Pierson
The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish - #19 The Psychology of Advertising with Rory Sutherland
The Daily - An Interview With Andrew Yang, an outsider to be the next US president
Books
There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years: Mike Berners-Lee (7/10)
Next up on the reading list:
View my digital bookshelf here & full reading list here.
Best of the web
Life is Short
Really Good Questions
Compare Countries With This Simple Tool
Comprehensive and compact packing list
3-2-1 Thursday Archive | James Clear
Google Maps shortcut to download offline maps
Typing ‘ok maps’ into the search field downloads a map for offline use. Super useful prep before travelling to countries where you’ll be incur high roaming charges. (Surfaced on Recommendo)
View all previous newsletters here and all previous newsletter links here.
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- Peter Duffy
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