Seth Godin Newsletter


Choices How will we use our gifts? What difficult choices will we make–when it might be easier to hide? Will we waste our advantages and insulation? Will inertia be our guide, or will we follow our passions? Will we follow dogma, or will we leap forward and be original, generous and helpful? Will we choose … Continue reading Seth Godin Newsletter

Man with rare brain disease unable to ‘see’ numbers – Big Think


via Man with rare brain disease unable to 'see' numbers - Big Think Schuberta et al. When a man who was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease corticobasal syndrome looks at the numbers 2 through 9, he sees unintelligible squiggly lines. The disability appears to be a peculiar type of metamorphopsia, a visual defect that causes … Continue reading Man with rare brain disease unable to ‘see’ numbers – Big Think

The trouble with judging historical figures by today’s moral standards – Big Think


via The trouble with judging historical figures by today’s moral standards - Big Historical American monuments and sculptures are under attack by activists. The monuments are accused of celebrating racist history. Toppling monuments is a process that often happens in countries but there's a danger of bias. History is not only the stuffing of Wikipedia … Continue reading The trouble with judging historical figures by today’s moral standards – Big Think

The biotech giant Gilead just laid out its pricing strategy for the first effective coronavirus treatment, and it’s charging up to $520 a vial for remdesivir | Business Insider India


via The biotech giant Gilead just laid out its pricing strategy for the first effective coronavirus treatment, and it's charging up to $520 a vial for remdesivir | Business Insider India

Seasoned Nuts Quotable


“It is amazing that the refugees stay sane. First the bombs, perhaps the “battle” around them, their casualties, their naked helplessness; then the flight, leaving behind everything they have worked for all their lives; then the semi-starvation and ugly hardship of the camps or the slums; and as a final cruelty, the killing diseases which … Continue reading Seasoned Nuts Quotable

Quotes of the Week


Henry Miller "Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him." via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/2U5Mw7u June 22, 2020 at 10:57AM via RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/henry-miller-quotes Friedrich Nietzsche "That which does not kill us makes us stronger." via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/2L0eBKw June 23, 2020 at 10:57AM via RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/friedrich-nietzsche-quotes … Continue reading Quotes of the Week

10 British Slang Words You Should Be Using | Word Genius


via 10 British Slang Words You Should Be Using | Word Genius Bare "Bare" is an intensifier, effectively meaning "very" or "many" — similar to "hella" in the U.S. It originally came from Jamaican influences, but the word has worked its way into many British dialects. Example: I stayed up all night, and now I’m … Continue reading 10 British Slang Words You Should Be Using | Word Genius

यार जुलाहे / प्रिय विणकरा, – गुलजार/शांता शेळके


यार जुलाहे / प्रिय विणकरा, – गुलजार/शांता शेळके Creative Mind Space मुझको भी तरकीब सिखा कोई यार जुलाहे अक्सर तुझको देखा है कि ताना बुनते जब कोई तागा टूट गया या ख़तम हुआ फिर से बाँध के और सिरा कोई जोड़ के उसमें आगे बुनने लगते हो तेरे इस ता… https://in.pinterest.com/pin/751045675347704616/

Did you know…


... that today is the birthday of the Interstate Highway System? In 1956, Congress passed the Federal Highway Act, which authorized construction of the Interstate Highway System. Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the bill into law. With an original authorization of $25 billion for the construction of 41,000 miles over a 10-year period, it was the … Continue reading Did you know…

30. International Day of Parliamentarism – 30th June


30. International Day of Parliamentarism – 30th June This day aims to shed light on how parliamentary systems help improve the day-to-day lives of people. Content marketing opportunities:    Listicle idea: X Things you didn’t know your local MP/MLA did Infographic idea: How is the Indian Parliament structured? Video idea: The best parliament houses across the world Podcast … Continue reading 30. International Day of Parliamentarism – 30th June

29. International Asteroid Day – 30th June


29. International Asteroid Day – 30th June This day aims to educate the public about the hazards of asteroid impact and what should be done in case of a credible near-object threat. Content marketing opportunities:    Listicle idea: X Sites around the world that show the effect of meteor strikes Infographic idea: What happened when the last large … Continue reading 29. International Asteroid Day – 30th June

Marathi POetry in Calligraphy


Having born and brought up in Hindi Heartland and having spent only 12 years of my life in Maharashtra - I never had a chance to formally study marathi in school or colleege even though it iss my mother tongue. So when I found these on Pinterest, I began loving Marthi Poetry on Pinterest pages … Continue reading Marathi POetry in Calligraphy

PNUTs Newsletter part I liked today: Electric Bikes


If you’ve ever considered giving an electric bike a try, there’s no better time than today. A ride around the neighborhood with the wind blowing past is enough to put a smile on anyone’s face, and we could all use a smile right now. Take it from thousands of customers who Ride Rad with Rad … Continue reading PNUTs Newsletter part I liked today: Electric Bikes

Migrants in Gulf – via PNUTs Newsletter


Engulfed in Turmoil (Khaled Ziad via Getty Images) Wealthy Arabian Gulf countries depend on migrant workers — to clean their homes, care for their children, herd their animals, and do their manual labor. Each year, over 100,000 Ethiopians, Somalis, and other East Africans pay smugglers to be stuffed on boats in a desperate attempt to … Continue reading Migrants in Gulf – via PNUTs Newsletter

Seasoned Nuts Quotable


“It is amazing that the refugees stay sane. First the bombs, perhaps the “battle” around them, their casualties, their naked helplessness; then the flight, leaving behind everything they have worked for all their lives; then the semi-starvation and ugly hardship of the camps or the slums; and as a final cruelty, the killing diseases which … Continue reading Seasoned Nuts Quotable

How many moons?-Seth Godin’s Newslettter


How many moons in our solar system? With 8 or so planets, how many moons in total? My guess, when challenged, was 22. I figured Earth had one, rounded up, etc. It turns out that it’s more than 200. Saturn alone has more than 80 moons. That’s a common mistake. We make it all the … Continue reading How many moons?-Seth Godin’s Newslettter

30 Common Words You’re Using All Wrong


30 Common Words You're Using All Wrong MAKE SURE TO PERUSE THIS ENTIRE LIST. By DIANA BRUK FEBRUARY 23, 2018 Language is a funny thing. You come up with a word in order to be able to communicate with people, but over time, the meaning evolves—or gets totally butchered. If enough people use the word in … Continue reading 30 Common Words You’re Using All Wrong

6 Foreign Expressions You Should Know


  Whether you like it or not, foreign expressions represent an integral part of the English language (and of many other languages, too). Knowing the meaning and usage of the most used ones is very important. First of all because it will enable you to understand pieces of text that include them. Secondly, because you … Continue reading 6 Foreign Expressions You Should Know

Wisdom Quotes


Don't expect happiness to just fall into your lap, you have to go out and find it. Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. (Dalai Lama) ==========   It is not the absence of fear that is courage, but the mastery over it. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Counterculture KOWN-tər-kəl-chər Part of speech: noun Origin: American English, mid-20th century 1 A way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at variance with the prevailing social norm. Examples of Counterculture in a sentence "Flower crowns and bell-bottom jeans were the uniform of the hippie counterculture of the 1960s." "Artists, writers, and musicians … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

28. International Day of the Tropics – 29th June


28. International Day of the Tropics – 29th June This day celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the tropics, while highlighting unique challenges and opportunities that tropical nations face. Content marketing opportunities:    Listicle idea: Tropical countries to visit after the lockdown Infographic idea: Diseases you must be aware of before you visit tropical countries Video idea: X Animals … Continue reading 28. International Day of the Tropics – 29th June

Today’s Inspirational Quote:


Today's Inspirational Quote: "Who exactly do you want to be? What kind of person do you want to be? What are your personal ideals? Whom do you admire? What are their special traits that you would make your own? It's time to stop being vague. If you wish to be an extraordinary person, if you … Continue reading Today’s Inspirational Quote:

Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is Space 100 Day? In 1995, the space shuttle Atlantis blasted off on the 100th U.S. piloted space mission as it set off to dock with the Russian space station Mir. The mission delivered a relief crew of two cosmonauts to the station, along with recovering an American astronaut, … Continue reading Did you know…

Do you ever struggle with impulse control or compulsiveness?  


Do you ever struggle with impulse control or compulsiveness?   If so, you’re not alone. In fact, everyone struggles with, in one form or another:  Overworking, overeating, overspending, overthinking, social media addiction, excessive alcohol or drug consumption, porn addiction, losing your temper, saying the wrong thing in social situations, laziness, procrastination ...  The list of these types of behaviors you can … Continue reading Do you ever struggle with impulse control or compulsiveness?  

Emotions People Feel  But Can’t Explain


Emotions People Feel But Can't Explain • Sonder: The realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own. • Opia: The ambiguous intensity of Looking someone in the eye, which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable. • Monachopsis: The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place. • Énouement: … Continue reading Emotions People Feel  But Can’t Explain

What is more Valuable – Gold or Silver?


There Once Lived A Great Mathematician In A Village Outside Ujjain . He Was Often Called By The Local King To Advice On Matters Related To The Economy . His Reputation Had Spread As Far As Taxila In The North And Kanchi In The South. ... So It Hurt Him When The Village Headman Told … Continue reading What is more Valuable – Gold or Silver?

Wisdom Quotes


You can't discover new places if you never leave the comfort of your home. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. (Andre Gide) If you wish to change the world all you need to do is start. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Dramaturgy DRAH-mə-tər-gee Part of speech: noun Origin: Greek, early 19th century 1 The theory and practice of dramatic composition. Examples of Dramaturgy in a sentence "The style of 20th-century dramaturgy is very different from classical theater." "I prefer the nuance of dramaturgy found on stage over anything you might see on television."

Climate 2020 and Transportation


I subscribe to some wonderful Newsletters. This one I thought provokes thoughts. We’re seeing so many radical shifts in our society this year, it’s hard to keep up with it all. One thing I’ve been following closely, as a lifelong and diehard mobility geek, is the changes in the transportation sector. In the past few … Continue reading Climate 2020 and Transportation

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Ideographic i-dee-ə-GRAF-ik Part of speech: adjective Origin: Greek, mid-19th century 1 Relating to a written character symbolizing the idea of a thing without indicating the sounds used to say it, e.g., numerals and Chinese characters. Examples of Ideographic in a sentence "She painted a personalized ideographic nameplate for her son's bedroom door." "The hardest part … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

The stolen address book – Seth Godin Newsletter


The stolen address book I used to ask, “If you stole Steven Spielberg’s address book, would it help you get a movie made?” The point was that even if you had the phone numbers and names, calling them up and saying you’d stolen them wasn’t worth very much. The data has no value without trust … Continue reading The stolen address book – Seth Godin Newsletter

Via Seth Godin newsletter- useful explanations of reality


Useful explanations of reality If we want to understand what’s going on around us, it’s helpful to be able to formulate a resilient story, one that holds up to scrutiny and allows us to make an impact. That story shouldn’t change based on who’s in charge. Which means that we don’t have to ask the … Continue reading Via Seth Godin newsletter- useful explanations of reality

via: James Clear.com newsletter


3-2-1 Thursday Note: You are receiving this email because you subscribed to my weekly 3-2-1 newsletter. Every Thursday, I share 3 ideas from me, 2 quotes from others, and 1 question for you to ponder. Occasionally, I also send out long-form articles on habits and self-improvement. 3 ideas, 2 quotes, 1 question (June 25, 2020) "Working … Continue reading via: James Clear.com newsletter

Did you know…


... that today is Ich Bin Ein Berliner Day? In 1963, U.S. President John F. Kennedy made his famous Ich Bin Ein Berliner speech at the Berlin Wall. The speech is considered one of Kennedy's best, both a notable moment of the Cold War and a high point of the New Frontier. ~~~  

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Totem TOH-dəm Part of speech: noun Origin: Ojibwa, late 18th century 1 A natural object or animal that is believed by a particular society to have spiritual significance and that is adopted by it as an emblem. 2 A person or thing regarded as being symbolic or representative of a particular quality or … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

brainpickings.org newsletter


This is the Brain Pickings midweek pick-me-up: Once a week, I plunge into my fourteen-year archive and choose something worth resurfacing and resavoring as timeless nourishment for heart, mind, and spirit. (If you don't yet subscribe to the standard Sunday newsletter of new pieces published each week, you can sign up here — it's free.) If you missed last … Continue reading brainpickings.org newsletter

The Once-Common Practice of Communal Sleeping – Atlas Obscura


https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/communal-sleeping-history-sharing-bed?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=b388432587-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_06_24&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-b388432587-70161841&mc_cid=b388432587&mc_eid=f2c730f812

Wisdom Quotes


Trust in all your senses to avoid being blinded by one. Men trust their ears less than their eyes. (Herodotus) ========== Every act of kindness is worth acting out. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. (Aesop)   ------------   Trust some senses more than others, like trust your eyes more … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes

Random Acts of Kindnesss


1. Cut an article out of the newspaper that would interest a friend and mail it to them 2. Leave a big bottle of laundry detergent at a laundromat. 3. Leave a positive note on a bulletin road. 4. Let you staff leave work an hour early 5. Send coloring books to sick kids in … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindnesss

27. Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises Day – 27th June


27. Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises Day – 27th June This day aims to raise awareness about micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and their contribution to sustainable development. Content marketing opportunities:    Listicle idea: X Ways to finance your startup Infographic idea: Here’s what you need to know before starting your own business Video idea: Why should … Continue reading 27. Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises Day – 27th June