Meco Reads - Issue 36

New ideas 💡 Cool Cities 🗺️ Mindset Shifts 🚀

Welcome to the 36th edition of Meco Reads, a weekly(ish) round up of the most interesting reads and newsletters from around the web, curated by the team at Meco.

This week, we explore the art of generating remarkable ideas and embark on a tour of some of the world's most vibrant neighborhoods. Lastly for a touch of nostalgia, we look at some news headlines from exactly ten years today. Happy reading!


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🤭 A Bit of Fun

  • What were the major headlines exactly 10 years ago? Take a peak at what the NYT, Reddit, CNN and the BBC were discussing ten years ago to the day.

  • Imagine being paid without having to do anything at all… This is the story of a forgotten employee.

  • With ‘Movember’ in full swing, it’s a great time to look back at the history of the moustache.

That’s all for this issue, see you next time!

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