Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art | NC State News


Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art The Gregg Museum takes a scientific approach to managing invasive pests.September 3, 2020  David Hunt Strategically placed traps help keep pests socially distant from the Gregg Museum's exhibits. An exhibit at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design is playfully titled, “All That Glitters: Spark and Dazzle From the Permanent Collection.” … Continue reading Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art | NC State News

Jean Dubuffet: Who Was He, and Why Is He Important? – ARTnews.com


Jean Dubuffet’s Limitless Imagination: Why One of the Artist’s Ambitious Environments Is Being Newly Fabricated BY CLAIRE SELVIN September 3, 2020 12:07pm A performance of Jean Dubuffet's Coucou Bazar, 1972-1973, in a 2016 exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler in Switzerland.–PATRICK STRAUB/KEYSTONE VIA AP Jean Dubuffet, one of the most famous European artists of the postwar era, had an … Continue reading Jean Dubuffet: Who Was He, and Why Is He Important? – ARTnews.com

Medical textbooks are biased to diagnose white people


BY MARK WILSON4 MINUTE READ Malone Mukwende was in his first day of medical school when he noticed something odd. As he learned about diseases of the body, all of the diagnostics were grounded in white skin. Red bumps from rashes. Blue lips from oxygen deprivation. Such colors are masked by melanin, meaning these diagnostics don’t work … Continue reading Medical textbooks are biased to diagnose white people

IFTF: Cheezborger, cheezborger, cheezborger


Cheezborger, cheezborger, cheezborger FEB 29, 2008 By Vivian Distler I can't believe I have not written about this before now. IFTF Research Affiliate Jamais Cascio has analyzed the carbon footprint of the all-American cheeseburger! To calculate the global warming impact of the ever popular cheeseburger (Americans eat up to three per week, on average), Jamais took … Continue reading IFTF: Cheezborger, cheezborger, cheezborger

National Nutrition Week 2020: Expert Explains Importance Of Protein For Health; Know Vegan Sources


National Nutrition Week 2020: Expert Explains Importance Of Protein For Health; Know Vegan Sources National Nutrition Week 2020: It is advised to add enough protein to your daily diet. In India, protein deficiency is quite common. Read here to know from expert the importance of protein in diet and how vegetarians can add enough protein … Continue reading National Nutrition Week 2020: Expert Explains Importance Of Protein For Health; Know Vegan Sources

There’s a growing movement where startup founders look to exit to community | TechCrunch


https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/31/exit-to-community/?utm_source=Courier+Media&utm_campaign=5f3305a28f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_09_02_05_35&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_79f91bf2c0-5f3305a28f-411264418&mc_cid=5f3305a28f&mc_eid=6006b8e6b5 https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/31/exit-to-community/?utm_source=Courier+Media&utm_campaign=5f3305a28f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_09_02_05_35&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_79f91bf2c0-5f3305a28f-411264418&mc_cid=5f3305a28f&mc_eid=6006b8e6b5

EU STARTups NEWSLETTER


It’s Charlotte here again, with an update from EU-Startups. Despite Thomas officially being still on paternity leave, last month we’ve been working on some very exciting new projects for you at EU-Startups. Can’t wait to find out? Read on! Startup PR: In the next addition of the EU-Startups podcast we’ll be interviewing ourselves (!) and bringing … Continue reading EU STARTups NEWSLETTER

26. Birthdays in September 2020


26. Birthdays in September 2020 Zendaya – 1 September Salma Hayek – 2 September Keanu Reeves – 2 September Ishant Sharma – 2 September Charlie Sheen – 3 September Vivek Oberoi – 3 September Beyoncé Knowles – 4 September Michael Keaton – 5 September Vidhu Vinod Chopra – 5 September Idris Elba – 6 September … Continue reading 26. Birthdays in September 2020

25. Festivals days in September 2020


25. Festivals days in September 2020 Payippad Snake Boat Race – 2 September Pang Lhabsol Festival – 2 September Neelamperoor Padayani – 17 September Srivari Brahmotsavam – 19-27 September Ladakh Festival – 25-28 September Content marketing ideas: Listicle idea: Here’s where you can catch your favorite darshansInfographic idea: X Traditional dances you might not have … Continue reading 25. Festivals days in September 2020

24. Fun days in September 2020


24. Fun days in September 2020 World Coconut Day – 2 September Grandparents’ Day – 13 September Engineer’s Day – 15 September World Beard Day – 5 September Fight Procrastination Day – 6 September Read-A-Book Day – 6 September Positive Thinking Day – 13 September Wife Appreciation Day – 20 September Elephant Appreciation Day – … Continue reading 24. Fun days in September 2020

22. National Nutrition Week – 1-7 September


22. National Nutrition Week – 1-7 September This day is celebrated to raise awareness about nutrition and its importance on the human body. Content marketing ideas: Listicle idea: Here are the different food groups you must include in your dietInfographic idea: X Healthiest cuisines from around the worldVideo idea: Are ‘cheat meals’ any good?Podcast idea: How can … Continue reading 22. National Nutrition Week – 1-7 September

20. World Alzheimer’s Month – 1-30 September


20. World Alzheimer’s Month – 1-30 September This month is celebrated to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. Content marketing ideas: Listicle idea: Mind exercises to keep your brain active at any ageInfographic idea: X Signs of Alzheimer’s you shouldn’t ignoreVideo idea: How does Alzheimer’s change the brain?Podcast idea: Can physical exercise help in … Continue reading 20. World Alzheimer’s Month – 1-30 September

Did you know


Did you know... ... that today is Skyscraper Day? Skyscrapers are truly engineering and architectural marvels. In many crowded cities, space is in short supply, and real estate prices are ever increasing. Building up becomes more and more logical. Celebrate by learning more about the architects who commit a dream to paper and the construction … Continue reading Did you know

Random Phrases of the day


Keep Your Shirt OnMeaning: Keeping calm. Usually said by someone who is trying to avoid making others upset. Playing For KeepsMeaning: Said when things are about to get serious. Every Cloud Has a Silver LiningMeaning: To be optimistic, even in difficullt times. Greased LightningMeaning: Very fast or quick. Heads UpMeaning: Used as an advanced warning. To become keenly aware.

3 Motivational Quotes


“Associate Yourself with People Who Think Positively: Associate yourself with people who think positively. You cannot surround yourself with negative people and expect positive outcomes.” - Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart “LAW 38Think As You Like But Behave Like OthersIf you make a show of going against the times, flaunting your unconventional ideas … Continue reading 3 Motivational Quotes

Random Facts


Birds are the closest living relatives of crocodilians, as well as the descendants of extinct dinosaurs with feathers. This makes them the only surviving dinosaurs. Jellyfish are considered biologically immortal. They don’t age and will never die unless they are killed. Peaches are the third most popular fruit grown in America.

seth godin newsletter


What’s your agenda? If you write something, speak up or otherwise interact with someone, you probably have a reason. There’s a point to your statement, a goal to your instruction. The change you seek to make. What actions are you hoping to cause? If you don’t have an agenda, you’re probably sitting by quietly, or … Continue reading seth godin newsletter

word of the day


WORD OF THE DAYMaunderMAWN-dərPart of speech: verbOrigin: Unkown, early 17th century1Talk in a rambling manner.2Move or act in a dreamy or idle manner.Examples of Maunder in a sentence"Don't get him started on his favorite movies, or he will maunder forever.""The blooming trees inspired me to maunder all afternoon in the garden."

Meal Kits: Pros and Cons From a Nutritionist


Meal Kits: Pros and Cons From a Nutritionist BY SALLY KUZEMCHAK, MS, RDRegistered dietitianSEPTEMBER 03, 2020 For anyone who doesn’t like the hassle of cooking, the promise of meal delivery kits can be incredibly appealing. How it works: You pick a few meals online, and kits arrive at your doorstep with everything you need to make … Continue reading Meal Kits: Pros and Cons From a Nutritionist

10 of Our Top Meatless High-Protein Recipes From August 2020 – One Green Planet


10 of Our Top Meatless High-Protein Recipes From August 2020 11 hours ago By Shelby Hettler Lead Image Source : Asparagus Tart Support OneGreenPlanet Being publicly-funded gives us a greater chance to continue providing you with high quality content. Please support us!  Support Us Protein is the word on everyone’s lips when it comes to vegan nutrition! … Continue reading 10 of Our Top Meatless High-Protein Recipes From August 2020 – One Green Planet

Vegetarian baked fried rice – ABC Life


Vegetarian baked fried rice ABC Life / Hetty McKinnonPREP TIME0:15COOK TIME0:25SKILL LEVELLowSERVES4-6 Leftover rice and raw veggies are key ingredients of this easy meal.(ABC Life: Hetty McKinnon) Share Sometime last year, I started making fried rice on a baking tray. And while a tray will never replace my wok, somehow this pared-back method of preparing fried rice … Continue reading Vegetarian baked fried rice – ABC Life

Gita adhyay 12, shloka 15


Yasmaat, na, udwijate, lokH, lokaat, na, udwijte, ch, yaH,HarshaamarshbhyodwegaeH, muktH, yaH, saH, ch, me, priyaH ||15|| Translation: (Yasmaat) by whom (lokH) any living being (na, udwijte) is not agitated (ch) and (yaH) who himself also (lokaat) by any living being (na, udwijte) is not agitated (ch) and (yaH) who (harshamarshbhyodwegaeH) elation, resentment, fear, and anxiety etc (muktH) … Continue reading Gita adhyay 12, shloka 15

IFTF: 2019 Ten-Year Forecast: Power


Power Shifts A Decade of Extreme Consequences and Transformational Possibilities In the early 1980s, sociologist Charles Perrow wrote the classic book Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies. It explored (among other system breakdowns) the chain reaction of small failures that resulted in the Three Mile Island nuclear meltdown. Perrow argued that in complex, tightly coupled … Continue reading IFTF: 2019 Ten-Year Forecast: Power

MAX Burgers: Creating the World’s First “Climate Positive” Menu | Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland | UNFCCC


MAX Burgers: Creating the World’s First “Climate Positive” Menu | Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland  Lighthouse Activity 2019Credit: Max BurgersLighthouse Activity 2019Credit: Max BurgersLighthouse Activity 2019Credit: Max BurgersLighthouse Activity 2019 Summary The Swedish restaurant chain, Max Burgers, launched the world’s first “climate positive” menu in June 2018. Climate positive is defined as “removing more climate gases than the … Continue reading MAX Burgers: Creating the World’s First “Climate Positive” Menu | Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland | UNFCCC

A comeback for victory gardens amid Bay Area coronavirus shutdown – SFChronicle.com


A comeback for victory gardens amid Bay Area coronavirus shutdown By Alec Scott April 4, 2020 Updated: April 4, 2020 6:14 p.m.Comments 1of5Tiffany Keller, a flight attendant, waters her container garden behind her apartment in Alameda. During the coronavirus pandemic, more people are turning to food gardening.Photo: Kate Munsch / Special to The Chronicle 2of5Yolanda Burrell, owner of … Continue reading A comeback for victory gardens amid Bay Area coronavirus shutdown – SFChronicle.com

IFTF: Detecting Digital Fingerprints: Tracing Chinese Disinformation in Taiwan


Institute for The Future, Graphika, International Republican Institute reveal foreign and domestic information operations attempted to undermine democratic processes and push Beijing-friendly narratives. Aug 25, 2020—Institute for the Future’s Digital Intelligence Lab, Graphika, and International Republican Institute issued a joint report revealing the tactics and strategy behind an information operation directed at Taiwanese democratic processes. The … Continue reading IFTF: Detecting Digital Fingerprints: Tracing Chinese Disinformation in Taiwan

Norway: Speedo looking into report of human rights violations at Indian partner Page


Ethical Alliance Daily NewsNorway: Speedo looking into report of human rights violations at Indian partner PageSep 03, 2020 06:00 pmSpeedo International will investigate a report of possible human rights violations by its Indian partner Page Industries, which Norway’s wealth fund dropped from its portfolio this week, the United Kingdom-based swimwear maker told Reuters. Norway’s $1 trillion … Continue reading Norway: Speedo looking into report of human rights violations at Indian partner Page

Institute for the future Newsletter I like


News from the Future curated by Institute for the FutureSept 3, 2020 – Issue #46View online or Tweet from this issueLike News from the Future? Share this link to our subscription page.Signals from the Future  Can IoT counteract racist medical textbooks?Surprising no one, it turns out medical textbooks are skewed to diagnose White people. But what if the IoT could diagnose patients and track their … Continue reading Institute for the future Newsletter I like