Curated News/Links

Featuring interesting ideas, news, interviews, articles, tools, and deals we’ve come across.

January 2024

+ ‘My life will be short. So on the days I can, I really live’: 30 dying people explain what really matters. By Philippa Kelly, The Guardian.

+ If you want to Learn How to Create and Monetize a Blog then check out my list of resources on Benable.
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+ Want some Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas? Then check out my list on Benable.

+ Steph Smith is about to launch Internet Pipes. “Opportunity is everywhere. Get the tools and knowledge to see it better than anyone else.” I just bought it today. Can’t wait to go through the material!

+ I Make $10k to $30k Per Month From My Sweet Food Blog. Jessica Holmes (from Melbourne) of the Sweetest Menu site is interviewed by Jared Bauman on the Niche Pursuits podcast on YouTube.
If you’ve ever thought about starting a recipe blog, check out this inspiring interview!
I love her tip about how she prioritizes her readers’ requests, questions, and comments first, then her ideas of what recipes she wants to create, and then finally SEO third.

+ The Fasting Doctor: “Fasting Cures Obesity!”, This Controversial New Drug Melts Fat! Dr Jason Fung is interviewed by Steven Bartlett on The Diary of a CEO, on YouTube. He’s also asked about GLP-1 drugs like Ozempic®

+ Time to Rise Summit. Join Tony Robbins for this Free 3-Day Virtual Summit January 25-27, 2024.

+ 6 Unexpected Ways to Find More Freelance Writing Jobs | How to freelance and earn money. Elna Cain – Freelance Writing Advice for Writers on YouTube.

+ If you love Snoopy, then be sure to check out our Coolest Snoopy and Peanuts Gifts list on Benable.
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How I Pin 500 Pins to Pinterest in 6 Weeks: Pin Generator Review by She Knows SEO on YouTube. I bought Pin Generator from Appsumo as part of the Black Friday Deals last November. The deal is still on at Appsumo now for US$99/year (51% discount) (affiliate link)

+ I Started a New Pinterest Account – Two weeks later. By Jenn Leach on Medium. I’ve been thinking about starting a Pinterest business account in 2024 and this article is a great, short 4-step guide on how to do it. She also says its helped her drive almost 100k monthly views to her < 2-month old blog in the past.

+ Marcus Thomas of Positive Human wrote about the 9 things I learnt from posting weird stuff on LinkedIn in Louis Grenier’s Stand the F*ck Oout (STFO) daily email newsletter. The 9 points really resonated with me. Basically don’t put out the same bland, boring, professional advice and content as everyone else. “Bring people joy instead”.

+ 11 Companies Making $1M+ That Are [Practically] Bedroom Businesses by Martina D. on Medium

+ The ONLY 10 Things That Matter For Weight Loss. Jump Rope Dudes on YouTube.

+ My Super Simple Diet For Staying 8-10% Body Fat FOREVER. Jump Rope Dudes on YouTube.

+ My Life with the Walter Boys on Netflix. Teen drama/romance series.

+ Travel blogger Shelley Marmor’s podcast on Niche Pursuits was the most popular interview in 2023. She also made over $548k in 2023. We were lucky enough to interview her all Lifestyleroll earlier this year.

+ The Most EFFICIENT Way To LOSE FAT – Andrew Huberman. Thrivemind on YouTube.

+ How I Lost 25 Pounds Without Exercising – Try This Today! | Dr. Mindy Pelz on YouTube

+ How to Reduce Nighttime Urination | Dr. Andrew Huberman. Huberman Lab Clips on YouTube.

+ How To Start Calisthenics For Beginners At Home No Equipment I Push Ups & Pull Ups I Lucy Lismore on YouTube.

December 2023

The Anti-Niche (Why Becoming Nicheless Makes You Irreplaceable). Dan Koe on YouTube.

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From High School Dropout To $952 Million at 33 (#526). My First Million on YouTube. Shaan Puri interviews Jess Mah. Inspiring interview.

CREATOR of “THE SECRET” Reveals How The LAW of ATTRACTION Actually Works! ????| Rhonda Byrne. Lewis Howes interviews Rhonda Byrne on YouTube.

Matt Dahlia cofounder of Yes Theory has released his book Talk To Strangers: The Yes Theory Story. Matt also has s Substack newsletter.

November 2023

How to Stop Giving a F*ck. Mark Manson on YouTube.

Intermittent Fasting’s Darkest Secret. Doctor Mike Hansen on YouTube.

The Fastest Way to Make Your First $100,000. GaryVee is interviewed by Erika Kullberg on YouTube.

October 2023

+ Bryan Johnson’s YouTube channel. Blueprint is a public service experiment to determine whether it’s possible to stay the same biological age.

+ BURN your BODYFAT with this FAT LOSS SECRET! – Andrew Huberman. Hardwire Your Mind on YouTube.

+ 4,000 Weeks. Matt Dahlia’s Newsletter (Matt was a co-founder of the Yes Theory YouTube channel).

+ I Tried 200+ AI Tools, These Are The Very Best. By Jano le Roux. Published in The Startup on

+ Puppy Yoga classes in Sydney, Australia.

September 2023

The 50 Best Blogs in the World, Ranked by Popularity.

Shark Tank Australia. On 10Play.

The Summer I Turned Pretty Season 2 – Official Trailer | Prime Video

Who is Erin Carter? | Official Trailer | Netflix. Action drama.

July 2023

The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself by Nat Eliason on YouTube

The Money Expert: “Do Not Buy A House!” 10 Ways To Make REAL Money: Ramit Sethi on The Diary of A CEO YouTube channel

Travel Tips You’ll Wish You Heard About Sooner by Bembelino Bembi on Medium

What’s In This BOX Will Make You MILLIONS! by Iman Gadzhi on YouTube

I Make $800K/Year Writing Online | Starter Story. Interview with Alex from Marketing Examined who publishes 5 newsletters.

Platonic – Official Tralier | Apple TV+ Starring Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen

I miss the internet. by Joan Westenberg on Medium

101 Tiny Philosophies for a Better Life by Tim Denning on Medium

The Pathless Path. Book by Paul Millerd

180 Days of Freelance Writing. New book by Scott Stockdale

“Niche Down” Is Terrible Advice (For Smart People). Dan Koe.

Two 2-minute Rules to Beat Procrastination (in 2 minutes). Cajun Koi Academy on YouTube

Extraction 2 | Official Trailer | Netflix. Starring Chris Hemsworth. Action drama.

May 2023

+ How Quitting YouTube Changed His Life: Matt on Leaving Yes Theory | #015. No Backup Plan – Nathaniel Drew on YouTube 

+ Solve Your Own Problems And Sell The Solution (Purpose & Profit), Dan Koe on YouTube.

+ Ed Sheeran’s new album Subtract is out now. You can listen and watch the videos on YouTube.

The Night Agent on Netflix. Starring Gabriel Basso and Luciane Buchanan. Great, action drama.

April 2023

Huberman Lab podcast. Dr. Andrew Huberman’s a neuroscientist and professor of neurobiology and ophthalmology at Stanford School of Medicine. He interviews experts and explains topics in depth and detail, whilst providing clarity.

Albanese government makes Australian citizenship easier for New Zealanders to obtain. ABC News.

Jane Lu of Showpo has launched ‘The Lazy CEO’s Guide to Starting & Growing an Online Business’ course AU$199.

ChatGPT is the hottest new job skill that can help you get hired, according to HR experts. CNBC make it.

Ghosted movie now streaming on Apple TV+ . Starring Chris Evans and Ana de Armas plus a few cool cameos. Great, fun action rom-com.