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Listen up: when the truth is stranger than fiction

Need motivation? There's a chart in this post that will help

With the winter solstice behind us, it seemed like the weather and my mood changed overnight. I don’t have to wear several layers plus my gown while indoors, the sun is up when I wake up and my case of wine I ordered during level 2 arrived. I am so excited for 2020 2.0. It’s like a new year that starts in July coz ‘Rona. And it all starts this Wednesday.

🎮 Microsoft owned Mixer is no more, and the traffic being directed to Facebook. FB has also introduced a games tab. Last year Microsoft paid Ninja $30m to be on the platform. Facebook apparently doubled the offer, but the streamer turned them down.

🎥 Fortnite will stream Christopher Nolan films today on the party royale island. Last month, the trailer for Nolan’s Tenet, debuted on Fortnite. Depending on your location, Inception, Batman Begins and The Prestige will be available to stream.

😷 Etsy stock has reached record highs. The reason? Face masks. The demand for face masks has made Etsy the go-to place to buy them.

Drama for your ears

If you’re looking for some new podcasts to check out, I made a list here of story, true crime and just plain interesting podcasts. Recently I listened to Even The Rich and learned all about the Murdoch family.

even the rich murdochs podcast

Another thing I listened to was about the race to grow the world’s hottest chilli pepper. There is more drama in this than a telenovela. If you sign up for Audible, you get access to 6 Audible originals every month. This was one of them. I share an Audible account with my mom (and by share I mean I pay nothing).

it burns audible

Is now a good time? Now seems like a pretty good time

And if you’re wondering if now is a good time to start doing what you’ve always wanted to, this chart by Tim Urban from Wait But Why, puts things into perspective.

your life in weeks wait but why tim urban

And now this…

This is not the sound of silence

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