Best links I can remember
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Best links I can remember

Stuff I like, think are interesting, revisit, or impacted me, unorganized, but continuously updated. I only list the best link of a creator for most links. Try the *starred ones.

What did you get for Christmas? (Kids Special) | Easy French 46 motivation to keep on learning French

*Extraction trailer by Ikorodu bois resourceful filmmaking kids

Day[9] Story Time - Nerds talking to girls storytelling

Spanish project video on Stefan Arsov bad spanish is a bad excuse for not making an awesome video

*The Weight of Words - This American Life

Mind Games on This American Life

*Bo Burnham vs Jeff Bezos - video essay by CJ the X analysis and social commentary

*The Circle is Hurt: Adventures in Learning Bulgarian by exurb2a funny storytelling

Hey! I hope you will watch this. By Aaron hull storytelling

I’m Finally *Actually* Going Back to Harvard John Fish reflection

Graduating college with a useless degree and massive debt by BG Kumbi

Why I Left The Mormon Church by Johnny Harris

The Man Putin Fears The Most

How I Took a Picture of a Galaxy

*My Recipe for Escape | Italy & Switzerland

I’m Dyslexic

Should You Go to College? hard and soft skills. introduced me to IR

Everything I wish I knew in my 20’s by Iz Harris

Engaged After Three Weeks | How We Met | From Our Article Sofa

How We Met At The Holocaust Museum by h3h3Productions do uncomfortable things. grateful for changing his life. I like the song

My Life Story by Veritasium

What I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger learned helplessness and self efficacy

Why Boredom is Good For You dif view

Our Greatest Delusion

The Most Persistent Myth teachers are there to excite learning

The Science of Six Degrees of Separation

Anti Social Media dif view

Survivor Bias dif view

SCIENCE CLASS #1- WHY Does Helium Make Your Voice Higher? by Mark Rober

Backyard Squirrel Maze 1.0- Ninja Warrior Course


Boarding a US NAVY SUBMARINE in the Arctic - Smarter Every Day 240

How Airplanes Are Made by minutephysics

The Future Of Reasoning by Vsause

Alzheimer’s and the Brain

Math Magic

Navy Seal Commander explains why wake up at 4am by Casey Neistat

DOING THE IMPOSSIBLE.. running 4 marathons in 7 days

What it’s REALLY like being American in Paris ft. @Jay Swanson by Nathaniel Drew

We Fooled the Internet w/ Fake Justin Bieber Burrito Photo by Yes Theory

We Are In A “FOURTH TURNING,” What Does That Mean? by Van Neistat generations, questionable

*BOOKSTORES: How to Read More Books in the Golden Age of Content by Max Joseph

Vibes Are Better Than Plot by Nathan Zed about appreciating movies

Why are restaurant's vegetables so much better than homemade ones? by Ethan Chlebowski add more salt and oil

Why You Should Stay Sober (from a user) by SNEAKO


A Conversation With My 16 Year Old Self

The secret meaning to my tattoos by Peter McKinnon

Women Can Make Anything An Insult. K-Von - Full Special

Better air quality is the easiest way not to die on Dynomight

How "forever chemicals" polluted America's water by Vox

We need to change how we bury the dead dif view

Exploring Standards of Attractiveness - Sam Richards in Soc 119 dif view

You'd think she'd appreciate the science posted by u/Fnurgh on reddit

How We Fix the Climate by vlogbrothers sci comm

The Anthropocene Review, Animated by vlogbrothers feel good

Rethinking Education - Sal Khan: 3 MIT Degrees, 85,487,485 Lessons Delivered on MITK12Videos document your learning!

Remote learning is here to stay - can we make it better with Sal Khan on Decoder with Nilay Patel dif view on edu

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Summarized by the Author by Mark Manson

10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About America by Mark Manson dif view

The Surprising Benefits of Being (Slightly) Crazy

Bo Burnham’s Lower Your Expectations Song / Netflix Is A Joke funny, dif view

How to pick a career by waitbutwhy

The tail end ~95% of the time you spend with your parents/hs friends are before you grad hs

Video Game High School S3: Ep. 4 by RocketJump BEST episode

What Alcohol Does to Your Body by Institute of Human Anatomy

Tyler Cowen is the best curator of talent in the world by kulesa

Why Suburbia Sucks by abalashov on Likewise

Cities and Ambition by Paul Graham

What You'll Wish You'd Known

Why Nerds Are Unpopular

*Lies We Tell Kids

Almanack of Naval Ravikant happiness is a skill you can learn

68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice by Kevin Kelly

*Every thought about giving and taking advice I’ve ever had, as concisely as possible by Alexey Guzey I refer to this a lot

Intelligence killed genius

Ideas not mattering is psyop

*Reality has a surprising amount of detail by John Salvatier makes me observe

Being smart vs being kind by Visakan Veerasamy "living knowledge" not in books

Talking points

*Journal document!

Steve Jobs

Saving the Liberal Arts by David Perell

How Philosophers Think

How to Maximize Serendipity

Peter Thiel's Religion mimetic theory

Steven Pinker on What a Broad Education Should Entail on

How to be successful by 80000 Hours

GiveWell charity

Although of course you end up being yourself by Chris Peterson

*Theory of Change by Aaron Swartz working the steps backwards from an endgoal

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Governor of California? By astralcodexten funny

Common Knowledge by Scott Aaronson I have a funny story on this

It was you who made my blue eyes blue by Slatestarcodex funny

*And I’ll show you how deep the rabbit hole goes funny

Who by very slow decay dif view

Run fast after 40 by Nicholas Thompson inspiring

Outrun my past

Great Books Program with Tommy Collison

*So You Want to Learn Physics by Susan Rigetti

Napkin math by Evan Chen

Bayes' rule

what they don't tell you about freshman year of college by Riley Rehl perspective

twins make each other's hinge profiles by Simone and Celeste fun

Teaching an e-girl to text her crush first date by Anthony Recenello fun

Life is as inevitable as death by Slyfer2812

Treatment for depression by astralcodexten

Confronting the self by CJ Q.


Death by Ross Ulbricht

*That Moment You’re the Last Person to Hear Someone Alive - Brian Finkelstein on SoulPancake storytelling

911 Call from inside World Trade Center September 11, 2001 on HoneyBadgerOBS Old Channel disturbing I saw it here first with commentary, but it got deleted. the person was saying something about his voice changing from desperation to something to bravery saying the names of the people with him.

20 Years Gone by Jennifer Senior

30 years ago, Romania deprived thousands of babies of human contact or can an unloved child learn to love by Melissa Fay Greene

We Should All Be More Afraid of Driving or We Think We Are in Control on the Road. We're Not. by Joshua Sharpe

How to Find Happiness When You're Suffering by Arthur C. Brooks, BJ Miller, and Rebecca Rashid

The Life and Loss of Ben, Our Other Best Friend on Ear Biscuits. Rhett and Link's Spiritual Deconstructions are good too.

"What do you think happens when we die, Keanu Reeves?" on Keanu Reeves: What It's Like To Fight On A Horse on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. and commentary by Tim Denning.

"I Hope This Grief Stays With Me" - Andrew Garfield Fights Back Tears And Celebrates His Mom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Science Saved My Soul

* great questions

*Street Epistemology: Carlos A Crisis of Faith by Anthony Magnabosco

The Atheist Disconnect: Street Epistemology and Counter-Apologetics

We're Doing It Wrong Street Epistemology Atheists United

Street Epistemology: Things I Have Learned Chicago Atheist Society

but intelligent people believe in God by DarkMatter2525 social and tricks

The Real God: An Epiphany rejecting the ego

religion - the bad parent by Theramin Trees

The Evidence for Jesus Is Worse than You Think by Holy Koolaid

*A Guide to Scientific Skepticism - Thomas Westbrook Machar Conference 2019

*Outside the Laboratory by Eliezer Yudkowsky on LessWrong

The Simple Truth

The Refining Reason Debate: Matt Dillahunty VS Sye Ten Bruggencate on TheThinkingAtheist

How I Left the Jehovah's Witnesses to Pursue Filmmaking by Chris Stuckmann

Recovering From Religion Resources

Thoughts in Captivity by Adam Lee on Daylight Atheism

The Theist's Guide to Converting Atheists

Secularism 2019: Brian Earp: Religious Freedom and the Right to Bodily Integrity on National Secular Society

The ethics of infant male circumcision - University of Oxford by Brian D. Earp

Circumcision - a sexual harm? by Brian D. Earp

*Male Circumcision Grief: Effective and Ineffective Therapeutic Approaches by Lindsay Watson and Tom Golden

*What developmental milestones are you missing by slatestarcodex theory of mind and fact vs values

The Parable of the Talents

The Lottery of Fascinations

Crony Beliefs by Kevin Simler on Melting Asphalt

The Most Precious Resource is Agency by Simon Sarris

Pain is not the unit of Effort by alkjash on LessWrong

blog about cartography by justinobeirne

The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Adichie

The Politics of Fiction by Elif Shafak

What I learned from 100 days of rejection | Jia Jiang on TED

The Importance of an Unhappy Adolescence by The School of Life

Why You Should Start a Blog Right Now by Alexey Guzey

How Writing Online Made me a Millionaire by Ali Abdaal

blogging advice by betaveros

thoughts on meaning and writing by Matt Lakeman

Writing Well Handbook by Julian Shapiro

How To Start Writing Online: The Ship 30 for 30 Ultimate Guide by Nicolas Cole and Dickie Bush

You Don't Need to Quit Your Job to Make by Steph Smith

Do It Now by Steve Pavlina

*11 Reasons Not to Become Famous by Tim Ferriss dif view

The Art of Living with Less Stress by Derek Sivers | The Tim Ferriss Show

Derek Sivers' summary of Au Contraire by Asselin and Mastron dif view

You Are Not Atlas, My Friend by Niklas Göke

You're Not Lazy, Bored, or Unmotivated

You Don't Need to Be Great - You Just Have to Be Good

Video Games: The Most Important Message We Miss

The Complete, 17-Reason Checklist for Why You’re Unhappy Right Now

Eckhart Tolle’s Way of Looking at Time Will Make You Happier Today

9 Timeless Articles You'll Read Many Times Over the Years

Myspace Tom got it right by Luke Winkie on The Verge

A Grad Student Solved the Epic Conway Knot Problem—in a Week by Erica Klarreich

Why Chinese Is So Damn Hard by David Moser funny

MIT Scientists prove adults learn language to fluency nearly as well as children by Scott Chacon dif view

Our nights are getting brighter, and Earth is paying the price by Nadia Drake

Do Bullies Always Deserve the Punishment That They Get? by Geraldine Deruiter dif view

A Basketball Star Is Taking 100,000 Shots This Year. She's in Sixth Grade. by Ben Cohen I think about this when I practice bball

Homework? First I Need to Get to the Bottom of This Comey Story by Stuart Emmrich on NYTimes

"On Children" poem by Kahlil Gibran

"since feeling is first" and "the boys i mean are not refined" by e. e. cummings are good

Harry Mack Freestyles Across The World

Freestyle Rapping for 100 Kids by Chris Turner

Abandoman Amazes Crowd With Texting Rap on Just For Laughs

Beatbox brilliance Tom Thum TEDxSydney

Mac Miller: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Ilias vs Laura - 'If The World Was Ending'

Justin - 'How Do You Sleep' | Knockouts | The Voice Kids | VTM

*R.C. Waldun's cover of Vienna by Billy Joel

Childish Gambino covers Tamia ‘So Into You’ for like A Version

Billie Eilish "When the Party's Over" Live on Howard Stern Show

Billie Eilish: Same Interview, The Fifth Year | Vanity Fair on Vanity Fair

"BUSHES OF LOVE" – Extended Lyric Video by Bad Lip Reading

JP Wallace Sings "7 Years Old" At His Graduation on iDxngxrous

Logic has 11 yr old rap Flexicution with him on stage on xwr3ksh0px

HARVARD PLEASE LET ME IN (Music Video)- Ethan Kim on Carson Philbin

Mr. Harlow - I Just Do It (Jack Harlow) on That Archive Guy

Mr. Harlow - Leeriks (Jack Harlow) on That Archive Guy

*Rapping, deconstructed: The best rhymers of all time by Vox

See Charlie Puth Break Down Emotional Hit Song, "Attention" on Rolling Stone

Billie Eilish and Finneas Break Down Her Hit Song 'Bad Guy' on Rolling Stone

Pharrell Williams Masterclass with Students at NYU Clive Davis Institute on iamOTHER

Teleporter by Maleidoscope about missing your friends

Jack Johnson Singing to Children "Upside Down" on viraltainment

#130 The Snapchat Thief by Reply All investigative web

*#163 Candidate One by Reply All school election rigging

#132 Negative Mount Pleasant by Reply All noise pollution and city gov

The Portal #40: What if everyone is simply insane analysis of "The nightmare that is a reality" or "On Disbelieving Atrocities" by Arthur Koestler

You Have To Live It To Believe It By by Morgan Housel

Tyranny, Slavery and Columbia U | Yeonmi Park | The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast - S4: E26 and Yeonmi Park: North Korea | Lex Fridman Podcast #196 freedom must be fought for. it is not the default state.

Jocko Podcast 221: Jonny Kim. Navy SEAL, Doctor, Astronaut. The Unimaginable Path on Jocko Podcast

Taking a Walk (With Joanna Hausmann) on Small Triumph Big Speech funny

Planet Money Summer School 2020 Season 1 : Microeconomics I loved this series

I like Freakonomics, Hidden Brain, and Huberman Lab podcasts.