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Did you know... ... that today is National Trail Mix Day? Today we celebrate this delicious snack that has been popular with hikers for years. Trail mix usually consists of a mixture of nuts and dried fruits such as raisins or cranberries. Other ingredients such as chocolate chips may also be included. Trivia buffs: Trail mix is known as scroggin in New Zealand and Australia, and … Continue reading Did you know…

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Did you know... ... that today is Mary Poppins' Birthday? In 1964, Walt Disney's movie "Mary Poppins" premiered. Mary Poppins was famous for her ability to fly and her sunny attitude. Be like Mary! (The sunny attitude part, not the flying around with an umbrella part... <g>) ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "It is very important … Continue reading Did you know…

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Patulous pa-CHə-ləs Part of speech: adjective Origin: Latin, early 17th century 1 Open or expanded 2 Spreading out from a center, as the branches of a tree Examples of Patulous in a sentence "The patulous branches of the mighty oak tree extended 10 feet from its trunk." "I spread the icing on the cake in … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

Under the Jokowi administration, a visionary five-year plan is propelling Indonesia’s ambitions as a maritime superpower that rivals the position of its neighbor, Singapore. | DHL Logistics of Things


via Under the Jokowi administration, a visionary five-year plan is propelling Indonesia’s ambitions as a maritime superpower that rivals the position of its neighbor, Singapore. | DHL Logistics of Things

Lok sabha elections 2019: The man who was tasked with rigging India’s first national elections


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... that today is The Duchess Who Wasn't Day? On this day, take every opportunity to use the well-known phrase: "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." The famous phrase is used to describe how various things and people may seem differently beautiful from one person to the next. But you may not know … Continue reading Did you know…

Ecosystem businesses are changing the rules of strategy | UPS – United States


via Ecosystem businesses are changing the rules of strategy | UPS - United States Keep customers flowing in Most sectors have competing ecosystems — think Android versus iOS — so you need to give people a reason to participate in yours. Consider WeChat, China’s dominant lifestyle and social networking app. For its first few years, … Continue reading Ecosystem businesses are changing the rules of strategy | UPS – United States

Interesting updates


An exclusive daily alert Ø  India is targeting companies including Apple, Foxconn and Wistron Corp with a charm offensive aimed at encouraging them to shift business out of trade war-hit China. Several Indian officials met on August 14 and discussed a list of "target companies" that also include Taiwan-headquartered contract manufacturer Pegatron Corp. The dispute between … Continue reading Interesting updates

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Did you know... Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of United Parcel Service (UPS)? UPS was started in 1907 by teenagers Jim Casey and Claude Ryan in Seattle, Washington. The company, originally named American Messenger Company, was a messenger and delivery service. Trivia fans: On an average day, UPS handles 15.8 million packages! ~~~ … Continue reading Did you know…

Agtech Disruptors: 10 European startups innovating in agricultural technology | EU-Startups


via Agtech Disruptors: 10 European startups innovating in agricultural technology | EU-Startups By 2050, 10 billion people would require a 70% increase in global food production. In order to satisfy the global food demand, there is a strong need for sustainable agriculture solutions. For that reason, agricultural technology is one of the most interesting sectors … Continue reading Agtech Disruptors: 10 European startups innovating in agricultural technology | EU-Startups

Ethical Alliance Daily News 


Ethical Alliance Daily News  United States: Federal probe into union corruption expands to General Motors Aug 28, 2019 08:00 pm A federal investigation into misuse of millions of dollars in training center funds by Fiat Chrysler executives and United Auto Workers leaders has expanded to General Motors. Michael Grimes, a retired senior official with the union’s GM division, … Continue reading Ethical Alliance Daily News 

9 points to have in mind when preparing your startup to be sold | EU-Startups


via 9 points to have in mind when preparing your startup to be sold | EU-Startups 9 points to have in mind when preparing your startup to be sold By Bernardo Arnaud  - August 26, 2019 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter A common question that I get asked every now and then is about the … Continue reading 9 points to have in mind when preparing your startup to be sold | EU-Startups

The basics of financial planning & analysis for startups | EU-Startups


via The basics of financial planning & analysis for startups | EU-Startups The basics of financial planning & analysis for startups By Marte Martin  - August 26, 2019 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter So you’ve heard of bookkeeping and accounting, but what is financial planning and analysis (FP&A), and why is it important? This is … Continue reading The basics of financial planning & analysis for startups | EU-Startups

Some loose thoughts this morning


Sometimes I think. Think of all that Singularity has done. To all our intellectuals. Going thru intelligence explosion stages leading to extinction. Like Pappy and his near extinct congress, like fake statisticians fudging stats of GDP and suppressing those of scams. Like the fake historians whose days are numbered. And, if I become FM SOME … Continue reading Some loose thoughts this morning

Find innovative solutions to problems: Guv


via Find innovative solutions to problems: Guv The Governor of Uttarakhand Baby Rani Maurya has said that students should take interest in resolving the challenges and problems of disaster affected regions through scientific research. She was addressing students at Ma Ananandmayi Memorial School at Raiwalan Dehradun after inaugurating the Atal Tinkering Lab there. Exhorting the students to work … Continue reading Find innovative solutions to problems: Guv

Ethical Alliance Daily News 


Ethical Alliance Daily News  Hungary: Hungary investigating local angles of Microsoft bribery case Aug 26, 2019 08:00 pm Hungarian prosecutors say they have launched an investigation into a bribery scheme involving Microsoft’s Hungarian office. The Central Investigative Chief Prosecution Office said Friday that its probe is focusing on “fraud causing extraordinarily significant damages” and other … Continue reading Ethical Alliance Daily News 

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... that today is Dog Appreciation Day? Today, we honor dogs for all that they do to enrich our lives. Dogs were the first animals to be domesticated by humans. Today, dogs are used as companions and are considered to be a member of the family in many parts of the world. Celebrate by giving … Continue reading Did you know…

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Assiduous ə-ˈsij-wəs Part of speech: adjective Origin: Latin, mid 16th century 1 Showing exceptional effort and perseverance 2 Meticulous and diligent 3 Constant or incessant Examples of Assiduous in a sentence "Her assiduous attention to detail in her work helped her land the big promotion." "He is an assiduous housecleaner—he doesn't leave a single surface … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

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... that today is Dog Appreciation Day? Today, we honor dogs for all that they do to enrich our lives. Dogs were the first animals to be domesticated by humans. Today, dogs are used as companions and are considered to be a member of the family in many parts of the world. Celebrate by giving … Continue reading Did you know…

8 Years on WordPress – How time flies. Thank you.


I tried several Blogging platforms before I landed on WordPress.  Most of them were not sustainable and died away. I was an almost dormant blogger here but continued posting on Blogger.com for a long time and received over 200,000 views. Last year on `13th May, I began posting in real earnest.   It gave me 249655 … Continue reading 8 Years on WordPress – How time flies. Thank you.

Meditation


Benefits Of Meditation... There is no question about the benefits of meditation. The chief of them are the following: One who meditates with sincerity may sooner or later become free from the clutches of maya and be drawn to the truth of God. If, along with sincerity, meditation is practised with regularity, and for a … Continue reading Meditation

france will give 32 jaguar fighter aircraft to india free of cost against goodwill of rafale deal – राहुल गांधी ने राफेल डील पर उठाया था सवाल, अब भारत को मुफ्त में 32 जगुआर बमवर्षक विमान देगा फ्रांस – Jansatta


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Qotd


Nadia Boulanger "A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty." via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/2z7mTcT August 19, 2019 at 10:36AM via RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/nadia-boulanger-quotes Oscar Wilde "Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about." via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/2HgIAeU August 20, 2019 at 10:39AM via RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/oscar-wilde-quotesContinue reading Qotd

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Tintinnabulation tin-tə-ˌna-byə-ˈlā-shən Part of speech: noun Origin: Latin, mid 19th century 1 The ringing of bells 2 A tinkling sound, like that of a bell Examples of Tintinnabulation in a sentence "I always look forward to the joyous tintinnabulation at church during the Christmas season." "The faint tintinnabulation in my ears is starting to drive … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

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... that today is 007 Day? On the birthday of Sean Connery, considered one of the best of all the actors in the James Bond movie series, do a little spying of your own. Connery was born on August 25, 1930, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Happy birthday, Sean! ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "We live in a world … Continue reading Did you know…