Welcome to Pearl Runner’s 9th Issue! Here’s an extremely satisfying-to-watch gif to start us off:
by Kevin Kelly
Kevin Kelly has some legendary blog posts we’ve heard mentioned in books, podcasts, and other articles for years. We really enjoyed reading through this one, you’re guaranteed to find some gems. A couple of our favorites:
Read through the entire list here 👇
I’ve been following Artist and Tattooist Luca Font (Instagram here) for a few years now, and think everyone should know about him. His work is amazing, and he’s also very friendly!
Check out more of his art at the link below 👇
We all have something in common with the old man who claimed he’d paint a masterpiece someday, but never got around to it. This article shreds the premise that we should wait for the perfect time and place to start our next creative pursuits.
A couple key quotes:
Read the full article here 👇
Assuming you agree the GIF above was genuinely delightful, we’re gonna let you in on our secret source. The Reddit community “Perfect Fit” showcases a bunch of people capturing random scenarios where things do just that – fit perfectly.
It’s full of GIFs, videos, and pictures – like the ones below – that will leave you feeling a deep sense of satisfaction. A couple more examples for you:
Check out thousands more here 👇
This week’s featured newsletter is 10 + 1 things, written by our friend Rishikesh. If you love Pearl Runner, then you’ll also love 10 + 1 Things.
Every Thursday, Rishikesh sends out a curated newsletter for generalists, featuring 11 interesting stories handpicked by a curious human’s algorithm. Every single article, research note, book or video is handpicked and evaluated for factual accuracy. We love getting these emails each week and know that you will too!
First, last week’s poll results:
Maybe posting this one when gas prices are through the roof made it a bit more one-sided than it should’ve been. But, at least it’s making me feel better about putting my life savings in Tesla stock last week.
If you could only have one type of cuisine for the rest of your life, what would it be?
And that’s a wrap! If you have any comments, suggestions, recommendations, or just general feedback we’d love to hear from you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll include our favorite comments in next week’s edition (and maybe in our Instagram feed 🧐). Thanks for reading and have a great week!