WORD OF THE DAY BeadleBEE-dlPart of speech: nounOrigin: Old English, 16th century 1A ceremonial officer of a church, college, or similar institution.2A minor parish officer dealing with petty offenders. Examples of Beadle in a sentence "The award will be presented by the beadle." "As beadle, he was responsible for enforcing the parking regulations in the small town."
Ethical Alliance Daily NewsUnited States: Jeff Tobolski, Former McCook Mayor And Cook County Commissioner, Pleads Guilty To Bribery SchemeSep 02, 2020 06:00 pmFormer McCook Mayor and Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski have pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges, admitting he accepted multiple bribes totaling more than $250,000. Tobolski, who is cooperating with federal investigators, was first … Continue reading United States: Jeff Tobolski, Former McCook Mayor And Cook County Commissioner, Pleads Guilty To Bribery Scheme
Can you know everything about colour if you see in black and white? A thought experiment Can we ever know everything about something we can’t experience? The Australian philosopher Frank Jackson pondered this question in a thought experiment in 1982, which imagined a neuroscientist named Mary who understood everything there was to understand about colour vision, … Continue reading Can you know everything about colour if you see in black and white? A thought experiment | Aeon Videos
Salt in the Himalayas (Yawar Nazir via Getty Images) India is strengthening its troops and infrastructure along the disputed Himalayan border after renewed clashes between Chinese and Indian troops. Reports coming in over the weekend said hundreds of China’s People’s Liberation Army soldiers had attempted to move forward to strategic points on the southern banks of Pangong … Continue reading Salt in the Himalayas via pnuts newsletter
https://www.toastmasters.org/magazine/articles/table-topics-workout A TABLE TOPICS WORKOUT The power-packed exercise for stretching your brain. This article is from the February 2016 edition of the Toastmaster magazine. Roscoe Drummond, an American journalist, once said, “The mind is a wonderful thing. It starts working the minute you are born, and never stops until you get up to speak in public.” Hmm, … Continue reading Toastmasters International -Table Topics Workout
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Mathews and old-ish wound. LISTEN: BIG-WAVE STORYTELLER MARK MATHEWS ON THE INTELLECTUAL DARK WEB, KICKING OPIATES AND THE EXTRAVAGANCE OF EVIL, “THERE’S DARKNESS IN YOU AND IF YOU DON’T MANAGE YOUR LIFE AND FRAME IT WITH MEANING, YOU CAN BECOME BITTER… VERY FAST.” By Derek Rielly 21 hours ago Crippled innumerable times, told he'd never walk … Continue reading Intellectual dark web
September 02, 2020FROM THE ARCHIVESThe Box That Fell From the SkyIn 1962, in the woods outside Moncton, New Brunswick, David McPherson Sr. found a very large white box adorned with some very large lenses. McPherson had theories on what the box might be, but passed away without getting clear answers. It remained a mystery until … Continue reading Atlas obscura newsletter
Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 12, Verse 13-14 https://www.facebook.com/v2.0/plugins/like.php?action=like&app_id=596000217104327&channel=https%3A%2F%2Fstaticxx.facebook.com%2Fx%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2F%3Fversion%3D46%23cb%3Df143310f77a6114%26domain%3Dwww.holy-bhagavad-gita.org%26origin%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.holy-bhagavad-gita.org%252Ff234412453bf818%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=0&href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.holy-bhagavad-gita.org%2Fchapter%2F12%2Fverse%2F13-14&layout=button_count&locale=en_US&sdk=joey&share=true&show_faces=true&width=100 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.2d7d9a6d04538bf11c7b23641e75738c.en.html#dnt=false&id=twitter-widget-1&lang=en&original_referer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.holy-bhagavad-gita.org%2Fchapter%2F12%2Fverse%2F13-14&size=m&text=Chapter%2012%2C%20Verse%2013-14%20%E2%80%93%20Bhagavad%20Gita%2C%20The%20Song%20of%20God%20%E2%80%93%20Swami%20Mukundananda&time=1599096078056&type=share&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.holy-bhagavad-gita.org%2Fchapter%2F12%2Fverse%2F13-14 https://apis.google.com/u/0/se/0/_/+1/fastbutton?usegapi=1&size=medium&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.holy-bhagavad-gita.org&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.holy-bhagavad-gita.org%2Fchapter%2F12%2Fverse%2F13-14&gsrc=3p&ic=1&jsh=m%3B%2F_%2Fscs%2Fapps-static%2F_%2Fjs%2Fk%3Doz.gapi.en_GB.WWfVcFI4BlQ.O%2Fam%3DwQE%2Fd%3D1%2Fct%3Dzgms%2Frs%3DAGLTcCPx_g0NUzVvRHr9L2hHR92_niXimQ%2Fm%3D__features__#_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe%2C_renderstart%2Concircled%2Cdrefresh%2Cerefresh%2Conload&id=I0_1599096077942&_gfid=I0_1599096077942&parent=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.holy-bhagavad-gita.org&pfname=&rpctoken=24274123 अद्वेष्टा सर्वभूतानां मैत्र: करुण एव च |निर्ममो निरहङ्कार: समदु:खसुख: क्षमी || 13||सन्तुष्ट: सततं योगी यतात्मा दृढनिश्चय: |मय्यर्पितमनोबुद्धिर्यो मद्भक्त: स मे प्रिय: || 14|| adveṣhṭā sarva-bhūtānāṁ maitraḥ karuṇa eva chanirmamo nirahankāraḥ sama-duḥkha-sukhaḥ kṣhamī santuṣhṭaḥ satataṁ yogī yatātmā dṛiḍha-niśhchayaḥmayy arpita-mano-buddhir yo mad-bhaktaḥ sa me priyaḥadveṣhṭā—free from malice; sarva-bhūtānām—toward all living beings; maitraḥ—friendly; karuṇaḥ—compassionate; eva—indeed; cha—and; nirmamaḥ—free … Continue reading Chapter 12, Verse 13-14 – Bhagavad Gita, The Song of God – Swami Mukundananda
Wild Goose ChaseMeaning: Futilely pursuing something that will never be attainable. Put a Sock In ItMeaning: Asking someone to be quiet or to shut up. Plot Thickens - TheMeaning: A situation that has gotten way more serious or interesting due to recent complexities or developments. Right Out of the GateMeaning: Right from the beginning; to do something from the start. … Continue reading Random Phrases of the Day
Would you rather spend a week in the wilderness or one night in a haunted house?
TRUTH What did you think you were good at but found out that you really weren't? DARE Chew gum with the gum wrapper still on it.
Never have I ever started a funny rumor.
There is actually a difference between coffins and caskets – coffins are typically tapered and six-sided, while caskets are rectangular.
“be it peace or happinesslet it enfold you” - Charles Bukowski
Wisdom lies not in the answers one gives, but in the questions one asks. It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question. (Eugene Ionesco) Wisdom is not only defined by what you know, but also be knowing what you don't. To know what you know and what you do not know, that is … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes
Imagination Is A Powerful Ally. Riding Piggy Back. Like Screaming In Space. Feeling Like You're On The Moon. Stopping A Volcano With A Cork.
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Dearest Father, bringer of all that's good, I need to relieve my heart of darkness. I don't know what come over me, I slept through a sermon after a sleepless night. Liberate me of my sins, allow me to prove myself once more. Show me mercy so I may delight in your will.
Thinking ahead. Imagine this. We have your back. On the front line. Work hard. Play harder. For those who care. We promise the best. Become your best. It's our pleasure. Be better.
via This tomb inscription has puzzled experts for a century August 28, 2020 Mysterious Tomb Inscriptions “I lay with another but I love you, the one most dear to me.” This single, mysterious inscription in a cave located in Israel’s Beit Guvrin-Maresha National Park has puzzled experts for more than a century. Is it … Continue reading This tomb inscription has puzzled experts for a century
He watched as the young man tried to impress everyone in the room with his intelligence. There was no doubt that he was smart. The fact that he was more intelligent than anyone else in the room could have been easily deduced, but nobody was really paying any attention due to the fact that it … Continue reading Random paragraph
1. Be someone’s cheerleader 2. Help a sibling to a chore or other job. 3. Pay for someone’s meal at a restaurant 4. Send a small package to surprise someone. 5. Take in the trash cans for your neighbors after trash collection
“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” — George Orwell“A man without a vote is a man without protection.” ― Lyndon B. Johnson
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 How Breathing Exercises Can Help You Stay Calm During the Pandemic When you're feeling anxious, start by taking long, slow breaths. How Self-Compassion Can Make Us More Confident and Productive It can completely change the way you feel about your work. How to Navigate the “Exploratory Phase” of Your Career Without … Continue reading Thrive Global Daily Newsletter
A new normal Time travelers should prepare for tough sledding. If you went back to 1820 or even 1920, all the sudden changes would discombobulate you. And the same is true for someone who came forward to today. We’ve got a deep-seated desire for things to go back to normal, the way we were used … Continue reading seth godin newsletter
August 31, 2020Olive Oil Soap FactoryIn the remnants of an ancient house in Rahat, a predominantly Bedouin city in what is now southern Israel, government archaeologists believe they have found the oldest known soap factory in the country. According to the Israel Antiquities Authority, the ruins are approximately 1,200 years old, dating to the early … Continue reading Found: Israel’s oldest known soap factory
Did you know... ... that today is American Chess Day? Played the world over by young and old alike, this two-player strategy board game is believed to be derived from the Indian game "chaturanga" sometime before the 7th century. Trivia fans: Chaturanga translates as "four divisions of the military": infantry, cavalry, elephantry, and chariotry.