Like every other great resource – rainforests, coral gardens, the air we breathe – the internet has become polluted.
Instant access to all of humanity's information isn't as time-saving as most seem to think. It takes effort to find those nuggets of truth and genuine usefulness.
What follows is a collection of my greatest findings. My favorite stuff. Stuff you wouldn't find on the first page of search results; people, books, articles, podcasts, tools, memes, and more.
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – A brilliant book about the history of humans, covering; evolution, anthropology, geography, psychology, religion, ideologies, and the future of humans. Check out Yuval Harari's TED talk (17 min) which is basically a summary of the book.
Take a visual journey back through time with archaeologist Dr. Gino Caspari on Instagram.
Colonizing Mars – See what future SpaceX has planned for humanity with their efforts reinventing space flight. For all the latest, Everyday Astronaut, What About It , and Marcus house provide brilliant commentary.
Neuroscience Professor Andrew Huberman, PH.D. shares the latest research and science-based insights on health, mood, learning, and more. You'll find a lot of great stuff from him below.
Reduce levels of anxiety and calm down fast, with the "Physiological Sigh" - two inhales, followed by an extended exhale. Watch Huberman demonstrate how.
Timed Light Viewing Improves Mental & Physical Health – Viewing bright light at sunrise for 2-10 minutes and again at sunset, and avoiding light between 10pm - 4am improves circadian health, which – wait for it – helps us improve sleep, think clearer, learn better, reduce stress, enhance mood, boost immunity, faster wound healing, and much more.
Better Air is the Easiest Way not to Die – @dynomight details how fixing your air could be the most effective health intervention. If you use an ultrasonic humidifier in your bedroom you should really read this.
Getting Stuff Done Like a Boss – a step-by-step guide by @ForteLabs to implementing David Allen’s GTD. Capture "open loops" – all the things you want to get done – then revisit them later without relying on memory.
Unroll – Instantly see a list of all your subscription emails. Unsubscribe easily from whatever you don’t want.
"Accurate self-knowledge is the key to getting what you want out of life." I couldn't agree more. PrinciplesYou is a free personality assessment made by Adam Grant and Ray Dalio. The landing page says results in 10 minutes, which is true, but the entire assessment can take over 30 minutes. It's well worth it though!
Get high speed internet with Starlink. There's a waitlist for most regions, but you can pay a deposit to secure a place in line. Starlink is especially useful in remote areas.
How to Build a Smokeless Fire – All you need is a metal tube that gives airflow directly to the base of the fire, and keep in mind that it does go through wood a bit faster.