Sunday is for Sharing is a weekly roundup of my favorite articles, videos, and podcasts I read, viewed, and listened to over the past week.
My Favorite Video
“In central Arizona there exists an experimental town called Arcosanti. It’s built on the principles of arcology, which combines architecture and ecology to envision a city that works in tandem with the Earth’s resources.”
My Favorite Articles
Spending money on time-saving items can bring more happiness than experiences for some people (Big Think)
Some helpful anti-procrastination techniques (Bitches Get Riches)
“Only invest money you are willing to light on fire.” (The Irrelevant Investor)
These college towns have the highest average rent prices (Thinknum)
What everyone wants to do before they die! (Budgets are Sexy)
Swallow Your Pride And Live Below Your Means Once In A While (Accidental FIRE)
My Favorite Podcast Episode
Naval Ravikant: The Angel Philosopher on Investing, Making Decisions, Happiness and the Meaning of Life (The Knowledge Project)
Miscellaneous Links I Liked
Jeff Bezos on the Importance of Getting 8 Hours of Sleep per Night (Business Insider)
In Praise of Public Libraries (Kottke)
GoPro Footage: Backflip Over a 72 foot Canyon (Video)
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