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3 Things I Learned Last Week #21 – Brain Hacks, Chess Twists, and Atomic Drama

Welcome, my curious compadres, to the 21st edition of “3 Things I Learned Last Week”! πŸŽ‰

As always, it’s me, your weekly dose of fun and fancy knowledge, looking to add a sprinkle of wisdom to your day. But let’s get real. This isn’t about staying educated or being prepared for the world’s rapid-fire changes (as thrilling as they are). It’s about providing you some delightful tidbits to impress your friends or that cute barista you’ve been making eyes at. πŸ˜‰

So get comfortable, grab your drink of choice (you know, that one that helps you conquer the world one sip at a time), and let’s embark on a knowledge-spree that promises to pivot your perspectives, give you bragging rights, and possibly, win you a free latte.

Remember, knowledge, like gossip about your boss’s toupee, is better when shared. So, if you’ve got friends who’d enjoy this, pass it on!

This week, we’re looking at:

  1. Hack Your Brain: How Obsidian is basically your brain but on steroids
  2. A Novel Approach: The inexplicably addictive Hexagonal Chess
  3. A Scientific Pioneer: Why J. Robert Oppenheimer deserves a movie

Alright, time’s a-wasting. Let’s get started!

🧠 Hack Your Brain: How Obsidian is basically your brain but on steroids

Ever wished you had a tool that could essentially hack your brain, helping you organize your thoughts, notes, to-do lists, and even those random song lyrics that you can’t get out of your head? Obsidian might just be your dream come true.

This is not just a note-taking app; oh no, it’s the superhero of note-taking apps. Think of it like your mind’s personal butler, tidying up the messy corners of your brain, and arranging your thoughts like a beautifully organized bookshelf.

It’s like having an extension of your cognitive abilities but without the pesky need for an actual cybernetic implant. Plus, Obsidian is free and packed with features, so it’s not going to do a number on your bank account.

πŸŽ₯ Watch the video on hacking your brain with Obsidian here. (Don’t worry, no actual brains were harmed in the making of this video)

🏁 A Novel Approach: The inexplicably addictive Hexagonal Chess

If you’re a board game enthusiast, particularly chess, and are looking for a twist wilder than a soap opera plot, step right up for Hexagonal Chess!

It’s like chess met a honeycomb and had a love child. Imagine trying to strategize with pieces moving in all sorts of crazy, unexpected directions. It’s enough to make a bishop lose his faith!

πŸŽ₯ Watch the video on Hexagonal Chess here. (Warning: May lead to excessive gasping and cries of ‘Checkmate!’ at odd hours.)

πŸ§ͺ A Scientific Pioneer: Why J. Robert Oppenheimer deserves a movie

Think your life is dramatic? Wait till you hear about J. Robert Oppenheimer, the man behind the atomic bomb.

His life had more ups and downs than a rollercoaster and was filled with enough ethical dilemmas, controversies, and scientific advancements to give any Hollywood movie a run for its money.

πŸŽ₯ Watch the video on J. Robert Oppenheimer here. (Popcorn and box of tissues not included)

And there you have it! Another week of fascinating discoveries, cleverly disguised as an email. Hope you found these tidbits as entertaining as I did, and they leave you a little bit wiser, a little bit intrigued, and a whole lot ready to conquer the next trivia night.

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Stay curious and remember to laugh a little (or a lot)!


~ Nathan

P.S. – TL;DR:

Obsidian = your brain but better, Hexagonal Chess = classic chess with a honeycomb twist, J. Robert Oppenheimer = scientific soap opera. Knowledge = power (and great conversation starters). Now, go forth and conquer!

The author partially generated this content with GPT-4 & ChatGPT, OpenAI’s large-scale language-generation models. Upon developing the draft, the author reviewed, edited, and revised the content to their liking and took ultimate responsibility for the content of this publication.






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