Previously Consumed

Hi this is just a collection of what I am consuming, not through my throat but in form of either reading, watching, listening, or whatever feasible method.

It might or might not be interesting to you.

I started the series on Medium and decided to transfer it here.


11/1/18

READ

people are using corals to repair bone damage

tips on being a better writer by good writers

Or is this what I was created for? To huddle under the blankets and stay warm?

and this article which is taking me forever to finish..(to be continued)

 

16/1/18

READ

“At some point, the pain of not doing it becomes greater than the pain of doing it.”

“Where we no longer feel we can trust people, we let computer code take over.”

“We must put aside the idea of a single time, all that counts are the multiple times that make up experience.”

好久没读过那么美的范文了

WATCHED

this guy tried to learn drumming in five days then performed with a famous rock bank…not what I expected and am a little disappointed

17/1/18

READ

I read a Lenny interview about three Iraqi women who escaped ISIS but could not find the link to the original article.

‘The Proven Path to Doing Unique and Meaningful Work’. Stay on the f***ing bus.

how to create wealth

The Kansas City Star Copy Style Sheet. I hope i named it correctly.

it’s been two freaking weeks and I just could not read this piece about Neuralink any further. I strongly oppose to that. Humans should stop trying to speed up everything; if anything, we should slow things down. Sorry Mr Musk.

this skeptic’s take on mindfulness

WATCHED

oh wow I could draw

18/1/18

READ

four qualities we can develop like a skill: persistence, courage, patience, sociability

Victorian hacks that still work like charms

how to banish bad habits? Don’t work on your willpower; reframe!

I want to be a Personal Scientist.

I follow my Bright-Line Rules

twelve questions that could change your life

what makes love last

Pi-Top

read about why cryonics makes sense and yeah it makes sense, but is it necessary/important?

WATCHED

watch paper being made with the most traditional way by a Chinese

20/1/18

READ

veganism sounds great…and this is a very fun read

21/1/18

READ

not entirely sure who Naval Ravikant is but his name has popped up quite often recently so I clicked into this article and Lesson no1 has already proved valuable

someone decided that it was wise to follow ‘gifted’ children for 45 years so here is what they learnt

best exercises for our bodies…what is a kegel

it’s normal to forget some things and abnormal to forget some other things…crap

how to market a book or maybe just about anything

pro tip on being a lazy translator

what is love…oh im profoundly confused

so i stalked the current President of France’s marriage

like i did a search and got a lot of articles

how to make time

why be an initiator

i don’t watch Grey’s Anatomy so i didn’t know who Ellen Pompeo is but I stumbled upon a series of her tweets about the Women March yesterday and today an article about her came in the mail so why not. unknown side of the show biz. (re: feminism rules)

SKIMMED

oops i found a 3-ingredient cocktail recipe that uses vodka

A LOT of people use WordPress

adolescence ends at age 24??

oh there’s this really cool portable projector

WATCHED

Saoirse Ronan on the Ellen Show..i think it’s a British thing

can’t finish watching this thing cos my Malaysian patriotism is running too high

SAOIRSE RONAN IS SO BRITISH. burst out laughing at ‘her name is tea’

oh great she has a tea tutorial. my life is also instantly better now

22/1/18

READ

how to retain more of every book you read…I will try out no3

how do you know that you love somebody? a dense dense read

my thought processes is so fundamentally different from Einstein’s that i have trouble comprehending this

hyperinflation sounds like a f***ed up piece of crap

i am descended from royalty. how enlightening.

full interview of Ellen Pompeo by The Hollywood Reporter

23/1/18

READ

the Wikipedia page of the Georgia Guidestones

feminism is rising like crazy… so people should close the Orgasm Gap

oh hey women, protect yourselves

focus on immediate returns rather than delayed returns

24/1/18

READ

dementia sounds very scary but we hear so little about the people who have to care for the patients

Kesha’s open letter to find strength in pain is what a lot of us need now

this inspiring interview about the similarity in Steve Jobs, Einstein, and da Vinci

what is blockchain

lmao so in parts in the USA they have this ‘get out of jail free’ card. for real

want to be a digital nomad? here are seven job suggestions

WATCHED

this riddle

25/1/18

READ

about sleep

Einstein wrote a letter to Marie Curie

70 powerful habits to have…what a masterpost

LISTENED

just a teeny tiny bit obsessed with Brittany Snow lately so I pounced on this podcast (was stuck in a horrible traffic jam and this made the experience bearable)

26/1/18

READ

how information got re-invented [technical]

play the Apple game and tell me which profile are you

the I-5 killer

learn to do nothing

the case on decision journals

LISTENED

Maria Sharapova on the Tim Ferriss show

SKIMMED

this man wants to learn one super hard skill every month for the entire year

27/1/18

READ

the Western elite from a Chinese perspective

how was countries named…does not include Malaysia

sixty rules of personal finance

looking at history horizontally is pretty amazing. though not a history junkie, these diagrams made the data nerd in me very very excited and happy

learn to solve the right problems

28/1/18

READ

unlearning things…pretty useless article I would say

this guy travelled for five years and has five life lessons to tell…the description about Singapore is so accurate that I am surprised it came from someone from the West. i resonate so well with theses lessons it’s giving me goosebumps

dah lupa definisi ‘amanah saham justeru…

29/1/18

READ

the Japanese are at it again…anyone wants to hire me as their friend?

what if scientists were celebrities. i would call this a clickbait

the Eisenhower Box

who was Seneca

Duck, Death, and the Tulip

regarding digital music downloads

WATCHED

im embarrassed that idk who Millie Dresselhaus was but this is emotional and inspiring

30/1/18

READ

Ramsey’s theorem

why Puerto Rico has its own Olympic team

more reasons on why not to ‘be busy’

reread this piece on why shouldn’t we not care what others think about us

the case on deliberate practice

31/1/18

READ

lol even celebrities buy social media followers. our world is so doomed

a strategy to read more

an Italian postman did not deliver A LOT of mails

1/2/18

READ

the MIND diet

some relationship advices

about Nietzsche. i don’t understand half of the article

how to become a pro

what makes a great story a great story

2/2/18

READ

three important life skills you’ve never heard of and no one will teach you that

nothing’ is nothing in physics

the five elements of effective thinking. uhhhhhh

sisu

i don’t want to live forever so this is baffling yet fascinating

ahahahahahahahahaha isometric exercises were sold as a course 60 years ago

WATCHED

why is ‘nothing’ nothing in physics

3/2/18

READ

about the United States and why they are overrated

4/2/18

READ

not sure why I read this article titled ‘why is Hollywood so liberal?’ well who gives a f***

people are partying and drinking less??? really?!

why say no

Wirstschaftswunder

the possible rise of India with their army of young people

tips on learning a foreign language

so be mindful and shameless about anger

‘if you don’t get rich in the next decade, it’s your own fault’

about mastermind meetups

 

5/2/18

READ

identity-based habits

the most symmetrical objects ever made by humans

you have to eat the broccoli

the magic of printed books

someone’s relationship is based on a contract and i think it’s nice

attachment theory

self-checkout thievery

how to 80/20 your life. not as informative as i’d expect

here’s a strategy to implement the 80/20 lifestyle

Amazon is going berserk

how to tell a hard truth

acceptance of negative emotions

ways to guarantee failure. i don’t get the point of this

heroin, opioid, err whatever idk which is which

urban poverty

how to do what you love and make good money

 

6/2/18

READ

what we shouldve learnt in school

it’s better to make the best informed guess we could than a biased guess

what a poem

a hard truth to look at

i guess there are no Twitter bots out there pretending to me

cool hostels around the world

 

7/2/18

READ

Bayes’ theorem and mental casinos

some weird body and health facts[infographic]

why someone left the FBI. who gives a f***

about false memories

signs of grit

another bullshit ‘find your calling’ article on Medium

further point to strengthen my will to not want outside investors in my business

someone tell me how an article with no real information like this gets published. i wanna be a writer too.

an Airbnb host wrote about his experience

forty things we should stop doing

how to get press coverage

hammock camping sounds fun

mistakes that newbie entrepreneurs always make

a bullshit tale of entrepreneurship

SKIMMED

18 ways to enrich your life now

eight universal truths learnt from children

LISTENED

why learn Esperanto

personal finance advices

 

8/2/18

READ

twenty healthiest foods on earth

this writer’s relationships with money

a 45-year old came up with twelve rules of life

this fitness challenge idea sounds great

most of what i read online is elephantcraps. i beg to differ…okay ya i agree.

what, why, how. entrepreneurs need to know how to answer these

what is a zero-knowledge proof

a pickpocket’s tale

 

9/2/18

READ

searching for the ingredients to make beer in space

we are permanently biased

six ‘must-have’ apps for the ‘worldly’ traveler. i use Rome2Rio too they’re amazing

how to flirt

how do you eat an elephant? by not reading this

twelve women in STEM

this is such a long post to say how great women are at writing crime fiction. i’ll take it.

some interesting facts about porn all over the world

future of artificial intelligence andI

LISTENED

celiac disease and gluten

 

10/2/18

READ

how to know if a photo was edited

what costs more when you’re a poor American

oh f*** proxy datas

 

11/2/18

READ

this writer recommends people to join the 5am club

the entrepreneur who was also a sex escort

69 ways to end your emails

so maybe persistence is key to world-class mastery at anything

oh wow f*** music streaming services

this woman is a gifted coder and made comic books to inspire others too

SKIMMED

programming languages to learn

 

12/2/18

READ

we can trust people on the Darknet

the Black List and why Hollywood is going into a downfall

some Australian police shut down a paedophiles website after arresting a lot of assholes

i wear sweatpants everywhere. even to work at an office. why not.

it’s getting easier to talk about LGBT

what a (human) virtual assistant could do for us

using AI to crack cryptograms

the Chinese being typical Chinese in the CRISPR race

boredom might be the incubator lab of brilliance.

someone spent $200k biohacking himself

SKIMMED

someone’s 2017 reading list

LISTENED

how to win a Nobel Prize

 

13/2/18

LISTENED

American football leads to brain damage

READ

these (literally) f***ing French

Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.”

neural networks is a form of machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence

our core muscles is related to the stress we feel. wow.

this writer is still optimistic about America’s future though the Chinese are rising

how to maintain friendships

the world’s first cinema existed 21000 years ago

how the poorest in Hong Kong live

Instagram’s fashion influencers

signs they love you

what language to learn to earn more money. yay i just need to learn Arabic now.

 

14/2/18

LISTENED

why do you think that your life is harder than other people’s

READ

what’s the point of all these material consumption if i don’t apply any of it. ya i realised this problem too just recently.

cognitive linguistics

things about your brand to have to sell products

equip yourself better rather than relying on people on the road to success

someone weighed herself 15 times in a day

45 things from someone aged 45

i need to find Peter Bevelin’s books

a lesson in friendship

 

15/2/18

READ

i actually fear the CRISPR technology

 

16/2/18

READ

what a great way to start my CNY morning by reading about a maid who died after being tortured by my countrymen

these Winter Olympians have side hustles

everybody sexts. er idk about that

 

17/2/18

READ

how to get a 7-figure (in USD) advance as a first-time author. hah too bad i’m not American

an elephantcrap titled ‘how to lose friends and alienate people’

how to scientifically cut in line

ten words to stop using now

 

18/2/18

READ

The Economist’s prediction of shrinking and expanding economies in 2018

SKIMMED

11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water. i didnt even know what i was trying to look for so i found nothing

 

19/2/18

READ

how to tell if you are asexual

hahahaha so the future of shopping malls is no future

four life-changing tips

 

20/2/18

SKIMMED

the essential four skills you need to survive in the economy. what the heck. this article should’nt be written. it has no information

 

21/2/18

READ

nineteen interesting maps about Europe [in German]

this is the most comprehensive article i’ve read on the question: which is the best language to learn?

there is no shortcut to money

if the Olympics were held in space and in the very far future

funny Airbnb stories part I

funny Airbnb stories part II

how to actually read more books

it’s not easy to be black in a white majority city

curlers are getting fitter

how to build a billion dollar startup

 

22/2/18

READ

why are so many animals homosexual

pabama

a universal basic income? the Swiss voted against it.

simpler scientific theories aren’t alwaysbetter

Deutsche Bank’s money laundering scandal

Casper the mattress company

raising social media celebrities

the writer who wrote a book about the Golden State Killer

 

23/2/18

READ

give Russia their flag back

Russia just won their first gold medal at the Winter Olympics 2018

the figure skater who is supposed to win gold is also the one who argued so that her country could be included in this edition of the Winter Olympics though they are somewhat very minimallyrepresented

WATCHED

hi im still sour that Evgenia Medvedeva did not win gold

more figure skating goodness

 

24/2/18

READ

there are people who face-swapped celebrities’ faces to porn stars’ faces

Katie Ledecky

 

25/2/18

READ

the nicest figure skating costumes in the Winter Olympics

Russian hockey players gave no f***s and sang their national anthem anyway

my country is on international news again. this time because of rice

 

26/2/18

READ

how to train your brain to want to work out

non-alcoholic beers as sports drinks

strange German food habits. i only agree on the mayo fries and döner part

you want people to care? work hard.

Navy SEAL swim challenges

 

27/2/18

READ

twelve things you should try to do at least once alone [in German]

the worst roommate ever

something about the Syrian civil war

Facebook paid this guy a $15,000 bounty

 

28/2/18

READ

why 35% of French people cannot name their prime minister

six ways to build a career while travelling. a little misleading title

the Galápagos Islands

lmao myr is ‘million years’. and MYR is Malaysian Ringgit.

someone’s tech invention dream list. i need to make one too

40 ways to live a full life

SKIMMED

ten cities for digital nomadic. entrepreneurs. surprised to find Johor Bahru

ten hobbies for programmers that don’t involve code

 

1/3/18

READ

the most important word to follow

how seemingly corrupt is every country. i find it interesting as this study is Berlin-based but clearly the Germans (or maybe someone else) weren’t biased at all

how to be a highly-paid content writer

 

2/3/18

READ

will it make the boat go faster? measure EVERY decision against your goal

how to sell anything at all

the Fancy Bears from the WADA hack (i loved them for that) are now targeting German governmental sites

nineteen ways to win at life

 

3/3/18

READ

elephantcrap about how important evenings are

falling in love with the first person you met on a dating app sounds fake but it actually happened

how to not take things personally

LISTENED

the stupidest thing you can do with your money

SKIMMED

how to buy a gun. instructions available for the different procedures in 15 different countries.

 

4/3/18

READ

best hostels in Europe

why drop out of college

maybe don’t be smart

material science breakthroughs

visa policy of Australia

visa policy of New Zealand

 

5/3/18

READ

foreign relations of Malaysia

Einstein’s advice to his son on learning anything at all

schedules of makers vs managers

how astrobiology came to be

pink lakes

there was an attempted assassination of the Queen in 1981 in New Zealand

the fight to save European dialects in Brazil

a menswear brand lost followers because of a same-sex ad. it’s 2018.

a simple explanation of how Hollywood actors are paid. damn.

SKIMMED

the Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018

 

6/3/18

READ

curiosity is less about what you don’t know than about what you already do

even more on 80/20

how computer science came to be

John von Neumann

 

7/3/18

READ

how to ask for advice

100 jokes that shaped modern comedy

WATCHED

Lucy’s famous chocolate scene

 

10/3/18

LISTENED

how much do you trust people in your country?

 

11/3/18

READ

9 facts about dreams

SKIMMED

a travel bucket list

Cereal Killer Cafe

another travel bucket list

 

12/3/18

READ

writing in emojis

#metoo in the porn industry

“Maybe they’re Ukrainians, Tatars, Jews, just with Russian citizenship.”

 

13/3/18

READ

Tatars

Woody Allen is fucking disgusting

 

14/3/18

READ

we’re gonna die soon

 

18/3/18

i’m at Sydney and it’s so hot and my body ain’t functioning with this heat

READ

you’re angrier than you think

someone’s friendship

China’s social credit shit is crazy

 

20/3/18

at the Sydney airport, awaiting the flight to Melbourne

READ

corporations make people be shitholes to each other

China being crazy with their social credit thing lol

a sad story about lonely and old Japanese women in prison

 

22/3/18

chillin’ at the hostel in Melbourne

READ

Life Jacket — a comic about love

if you love someone, set them free. if they come back, they’re yours. [comic]

Skewed jaws, choke bruises, and torn flesh healed faster than trust

how to spin

be quiet

 

26/3/18

just got back to Malaysia and wow what a hot place

READ

i should stay in Jena

32 places to go before you die

hmm I’m not German enough yet

stereotypical German things

 

27/3/18

READ

i read a creepy story so you should too

cute tattoos

i should stop reading BuzzFeed

weird American things

32 supposedly useful websites

all bars should do two things

 

28/3/18

READ

know when to quit

 

1/4/18

was sick in the past few days and I couldn’t access Medium cos I’m at Malaysia so I had to install a VPN

SKIMMED

what a weird list of things to do before dying. the world is so ill

READ

some opinions are just stupid

 

2/4/18

READ

how to do PR

when someone you know becomes someone you knew

when you have a crush on someone

someone cheated on his girlfriend

 

3/4/18

READ

Anna Kendrick’s book is amazing. And so is she.

not sure what I just read

 

6/4/18

READ

South Africa has the worst inequality in the world

what kind of person do you want to be?

a few interesting tunes from all over the world

 

7/4/18

READ

live longer by eating (much) lesser

don’t base friendships on financial gains

what do teachers earn in the US

this couple that go on dating apps

the Olympian who believes that he’s always on a show

 

9/4/18

READ

no, we cannot be friends

how to turn a city into a bicyclable city

 

10/4/18

READ

a middle finger was found in Saudi Arabia

Duolingo is being more and more amazing I think

six things to give lesser f***s about. don’t agree with all but it’s food for thought

the best age to get married

SKIMMED

cheap places to travel to

 

11/4/18

READ

the German language

benefits of fasting

 

16/4/18

READ

a love story between a 21 year old and 36 year old

the sequel to it

ask and you shall receive

 

18/4/18

READ

the runner-up in the women’s race at the Boston Marathon

an enzyme that eats plastic

 

19/4/18

READ

a pretty interesting application of blockchains

wow this got me thinking that sex might actually be more than what it seems

 

25/4/18

READ

about Avicii

a sales technique

consent culture

 

26/4/18

READ

a conviction on one of Denmark’s most brutal murders

part 2

 

26/4/18

READ

how to escape from your country

 

29/4/18

READ

ahahaha trolololol this happened [comic]

need to always remind myself of rule no5

 

3/5/18

READ

why do serial killers seem to wear the same kind of glasses?

surprised that this came from the Brits!

 

7/5/18

READ

these are self-hate moves

another thing to learn from the Dutch

29 things about creating content. gold.

the great high school impostor

Hayley Kiyoko

Paris is overrated

20 lessons

how to make your own pasta

things to do in Berlin [in German]

SKIMMED

weird (but interesting) topics to school yourself on

 

11/5/18

woohoo we have a new government in Malaysia! Maybe they would unban Medium then

READ

confessions of a bad teacher

are you against gay marriage because of the bible?

how to get a busy person to respond to your email. arent these common sense

i think people should maybe read reviews before renting an airbnb

there’s no perfect person for us out there

‘The Prostitute You Never Paid’

 

16/5/18

READ

19 harsh truths

notes to self to stop taking things personally

MH370: mystery unsolved

 

17/5/18

READ

i thought everyone knew that air-conditioning would warm the world eventually. i reached the conclusion when i was 10 lol

British royals by the numbers

“If they don’t care about your feelings you shouldn’t care about theirs.”

another case study of the Slow Carb Diet

 

19/5/18

READ

wow never thought that parents who have to send their kids on their own overseas could have a lot of concerns

 

3/6/18

konnichiwa from Tokyo!

READ

a guy who disappeared

public transports are free in Estonia

grief is an important emotion to feel

there are two new pages found from Anne Frank’s diary

6/6/18

back home in Malaysia

READ

hahahaa so the Tunisian football team have to fast cos it’s Ramadan

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