Meco Reads - Issue 12 🚀
Why are we fascinated by serial killers? 😵💫 Questions to find your purpose ✍️ Strange shower thoughts 🚿
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Welcome to this week's issue of the Meco Newsletter, where we highlight the best links, learnings and newsletters from around the interweb.
This week, get insight into why people are fascinated by criminals and serial killers, ponder 7 questions to help bring you more clarity on your life's purpose and discover 4 incredible newsletters.
📖 5 Great Reads
If you are one of the many people that found yourself glued to crime podcasts or serial killer series like 'Dahmer' on Netflix recently, you're not alone. Why are so many of us hooked on something so morbid? Kushaan Shah from Mind Meld (a newsletter about human behaviour) explains the underlying reasons for this strange phenomenon. [Read more]
Since our time on earth is limited it's important for us to spend it wisely. Mark Manson author of the 'Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck' gives us 7 weird and wonderful questions to ponder which will give you clarity of what's important and where you can make a difference. [Read more]
Often the expectation of running a startup don't quite match up with the reality. Another unfortunate reality is that a lot of startups fail. Francisco Javier Arceo takes an honest look at his mistakes as a first-time founder to help you avoid some of the common pitfalls and increase your changes of success. [Read more]
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard the murmurings around how good AI is getting. I managed to generate the above image with the prompt "epic battle between robot and man in the year 3000 in the style of Leonardo da Vinci". While this is created endless fun for me (and many others), it's becoming an issue for artists, with AI able to replicate their unique style in seconds. [Read more]
Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) and Rob McElhenney (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) purchased a Welsh football club and have seen great success on and off the football pitch. Joseph Pompliano from Huddle Up (daily sports newsletter) gives us the low down on why this was a smart move for everyone involved. [Read more]
Albert Einstein once said “Life is just like a game, first you have to learn rules of the game, and then play it better than any one else”. Alex Lull from StealClub (a fantastic newsletter packed full of insights on how to grow an audience) shows us that creating content is also a lot like playing a game! [Learn how]
🗞 4 Newsletters for You
Cultural Reads - Book, movie and music recommendations from off the beaten path
Get Less Dumb About Wine - weekly email to help you start enjoying and understanding wine more
Rabbit Ideas - A carefully curated selection of the most useful online resources for self improvement and productivity. Every Sunday in your inbox
Friday Finds - Mike Taylor curates the best things from the intersection of learning, design, and technology every Friday
🤭 A Bit of Fun
Shower thought - We're closer to 2070 than 1970
Chores are integral to our enjoyment of life - some thoughts on chores
James Cameron’s upcoming Avatar: The Way of Water reportedly has a three-hour-ten-minute runtime.
Free mindfulness tools and sleep stories from Calm (ft Ft. Matthew McConaughey)
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