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How Curious!

July 8 · Issue #37 · View online

A short monthly newsletter packed with awesome new discoveries and personal recommendations! #Books #Podcasts #Tech #Humour #Psychology #BestOfTheWeb


Happy July, and welcome to the 37th issue of ‘How Curious!’ ✌️
This month’s edition comes a little later in the month than usual. Having recently seen my family for the first time since lockdown started, the newsletter slipped down my priority list!
I like to think that the extra week has resulted in even better content! 🏆

Quotes
Where you spend your attention is where you spend your life - James Clear
If you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness. – Robin Sharma
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it. - Charles R. Swindoll
Books
Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
The Next Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy eBook: Harford, Tim (Reading)
View my digital bookshelf here & full reading list here.
Podcasts
The Spreadsheet of Life and Death - Cautionary Tales
#444: Hugh Jackman - The Tim Ferriss Show
John Collision – Growing the Internet Economy - Invest Like the Best, EP.178
Diamonds: Articles of Interest #11 - 99% Invisible
Best of the web
My 10,000+ Reading Highlights & Notes
33 Things I Stole From People Smarter Than Me on the Way to 33 - RyanHoliday.net
The Most Successful Ad Campaign Ever
I first saw this video a few years ago and it blew my mind. 🤯
What you think is a romantic tradition was actually started by The De Beers diamond monopoly. This is a company founded by Cecil Rhodes, known to be a racist, British supremacist and imperialist. For perspective, Hitler was a fan!
If you’re ready to learn more I recommend you also listen to the ‘Diamonds: Articles of Interest’ podcast listed above.
The world becomes even more interesting when you start to scratch below the surface of many societal norms!
Why Engagement Rings Are a Scam - Adam Ruins Everything
Best of Twitter
Asma Nizami
I personally think it's really cool how we all went from learning how to make banana bread to learning how to abolish the police in a matter of weeks
View all previous newsletters here and all previous newsletter links here.
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- Peter Duffy
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