This Mexican Mineral Looks Like a Shimmering Serpent – Atlas Obscura

via This Mexican Mineral Looks Like a Shimmering Serpent – Atlas Obscura

Random phrasaes of he day

  1. Up In ArmsMeaning: Angry; being roused to the point that you are ready to fight.
  2. Put a Sock In ItMeaning: Asking someone to be quiet or to shut up.
  3. I Smell a RatMeaning: A feeling that something is not quite right, or awry.
  4. Tug of WarMeaning: It can refer to the popular rope pulling game or it can mean a struggle for authority.
  5. Happy as a ClamMeaning: The state of being happy; feeling delighted.

Ethical Alliance Daily News

Ethical Alliance Daily News 

United States: Ex-city clerk pleads guilty to embezzlement
Feb 12, 2020 08:00 pm

A former West Virginia municipal clerk pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling at least $70,000 from the city. Former Nitro Municipal Clerk Robin Smith, 61, pleaded guilty to a felony count of embezzlement, WCHS-TV reported. Auditors began investigating Smith last year…

Cyprus: Cyprus ‘Golden Passports’ Scheme a Laundering Risk, Says Watchdog
Feb 12, 2020 07:30 pm

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports program run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk. The Mediterranean island launched the scheme offering passports for an investment in 2013, with more than…

Malta: More than half Malta’s traffic police arrested for fraud
Feb 12, 2020 07:00 pm

More than half of Malta’s traffic police force were arrested on Tuesday for suspected overtime fraud, forcing officers to draw up emergency plans to ensure they have enough police to put on the streets, officials said. Police said some 30…

Honduras: Honduran National Police Chief Accused of Money Laundering
Feb 12, 2020 06:30 pm

Honduran authorities on Tuesday arrested the head of the national police, accusing him and his wife of money laundering. Authorities arrested Leonel Luciano Sauceda and his wife, Patricia Sbeltlana Estrada on money laundering charges. They said in a statement that…

India: CBI finds no involvement of Rakesh Asthana in alleged bribery case
Feb 12, 2020 06:00 pm

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has found no involvement of its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Devender Kumar in an alleged bribery case registered by the agency in October 2018. The FIR was…

Malaysia: Rosmah’s lawyer accuses ex-minister of asking for bribes over solar project
Feb 12, 2020 05:30 pm

The defence in Rosmah Mansor’s corruption case today accused former education minister Mahdzir Khalid of corruption and alleged that he had accepted bribes from a businessman for a government project to supply solar panels to schools in rural Sarawak. Lawyer…
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Wisdom Quotes

When a problem arises it is not a sign to stop, it’s merely a sign to change your plans slightly.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. (Robert H. Schuller)
Hope springs from the knowledge that there is light even in the darkest of shadows.
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. (Desmond Tutu)

Random phrases of the day

  1. Flea MarketMeaning: A type of bazaar where inexpensive goods are sold or bartered.
  2. Fight Fire With FireMeaning: To retaliate with an attack that is similar to the attack used against you.
  3. Playing PossumMeaning: Pretending to be dead, or to be deceitful about something.
  4. Goody Two-ShoesMeaning: A smugly virtuous person.
  5. Rain on Your ParadeMeaning: To spoil someone’s fun or plans; ruining a pleasurable moment

World Radio Day – 13 February

World Radio Day

This day is celebrated to recognize the power of radio to promote dialog, tolerance, and peace.

Content marketing ideas

Listicle idea: Here’s what you need to know before you build your radio set

Infographic idea: How has the radio evolved over the ages?

Video idea: How can you build your own radio?

Podcast idea: How did the radio help during wartime?

Brand campaign that worked

This video by SciShow explains the history of the radio and explains the contributions of the scientists that resulted in this invention.