Easy Iced Coffee Recipe | Allrecipes


A guided tour of New York’s public art in 1973, in all its charms and contradictions | Aeon Videos


seasoned nuts quotable


SEASONED NUTS: QUOTABLE
 
“Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad company.” ― George Washington“There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks, circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water.”― Alan Clark

Lessons against self-love from the forgotten François Fénelon | Psyche Ideas


A handful of executives control the ‘attention economy’. Time for attentive resistance | Aeon Videos


aeon+ psyche newsletter




 
Tuesday 15 September 2020
 


Medicine
Essay

Life and breath
There’s a strange, and deeply human, story behind how we taught machines to breathe for critically ill patients

by Sarah Ruth Bates




Thinkers and theories
Idea

Lessons against self-love from the forgotten François Fénelon

by Ryan Patrick Hanley





Technology and the self
Video

A handful of executives control the ‘attention economy’. Time for attentive resistance

4 minutes

Wisdom Quotes


Even the best of memories are only moments long.
We do not remember days, we remember moments. (Cesare Pavese)
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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)

Lemon-Pepper Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower Recipe – Allrecipes.com


https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/281318/lemon-pepper-roasted-broccoli-and-cauliflower/?did=557718-20200907&utm_campaign=alrcom-daily-dish_newsletter&utm_source=allrecipes.com&utm_medium=email&utm_content=090720&cid=557718&mid=40349299425

Word of the day


WORD OF THE DAY
TechnomaniaTEK-no-MAYN-ee-əPart of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, 1940s
1Passionate enthusiasm for technology.
 
Examples of Technomania in a sentence “Technomania takes over whenever Apple releases a new iPhone model.” “Maybe it’s technomania, but I just love all the new smart home devices.”

Japan Battles Wild Monkeys at Site of Nuclear Meltdown


Here’s Why Smartphones Are Struggling to Take Pics of Apocalyptic Skies


New Research: Quality of Life Is Slipping Backwards in the US


Brazil: Manager at Brazil’s Petrobras investigated in latest graft probe


Ethical Alliance Daily News

Brazil: Manager at Brazil’s Petrobras investigated in latest graft probe
Sep 11, 2020 06:00 pm
A Petrobras manager was among the subjects of search warrants issued to police on Thursday, part of a years-long investigation into alleged corruption at the Brazilian state-controlled oil firm, according to court documents seen by Reuters. Brazil’s federal police served 25 search warrants as part of the sweeping “Car Wash”
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Australia: Covid-19 pandemic masks risks of slavery in global supply chains
Sep 11, 2020 05:30 pm
The coronavirus pandemic is complicating the task of rooting out modern slavery by making it impossible for companies or investors to visit factory floors in many countries, adding to the challenges of addressing supply-chain risks. The economic shock caused by the coronavirus outbreak is also making people more vulnerable to
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United Kingdom: EU watchdog calls for streamlined rules to stop dirty money
Sep 11, 2020 05:00 pm
The European Union should create a single set of rules that are binding on member states to deal more effectively with money laundering and terrorist financing, the EU’s banking watchdog said on Thursday. The European Banking Authority (EBA) said strengthening EU laws would plug gaps and tackle divergent national approaches
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Russia: Russian Deputy Energy Minister Arrested for Alleged Corruption
Sep 11, 2020 04:30 pm
A Russian deputy energy minister has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than 600 million rubles worth of public money, investigators announced Wednesday. Anatoly Tikhonov, one of eight deputies to Energy Minister Alexander Novak, is accused of misusing public funds worth around $7.9 million which had been intended for
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Malaysia: Najib’s case ‘the worst kind’ of abuse of position, says trial judge
Sep 11, 2020 04:00 pm
The trial involving former Malaysian premier Najib Razak has been regarded as “the worst kind” of abuse of position, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and money laundering by the High Court judge who convicted him. Justice Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali remarked that Najib also did not express any remorse after
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China: Former Party chief of SW China’s Yunnan pleads guilty to graft
Sep 11, 2020 03:30 pm
Qin Guangrong, former Party chief of southwest China’s Yunnan Province and a former senior national legislator, on Thursday stood trial at the Chengdu Municipal Intermediate People’s Court in Sichuan Province, southwest China, pleading guilty to charges of taking bribes while in public office. Prosecutors accused Qin of taking advantage of
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7. International Day of Democracy – 15 September


7. International Day of Democracy – 15 September

Democracy Content Marketing Ideas

This day is commemorated to review the state of democracy in the world.

Content marketing opportunities:

  • Listicle idea: How can you measure democracy?
  • Infographic idea: Which are the world’s largest democracies?
  • Video idea: How can social media affect voting systems in democracies?
  • Podcast idea: How do non-democratic countries protect their citizens?

Brand campaign that worked:

This video from The School of Life shows an unlikely opponent to the idea of democracy – Socrates – and why he thought so.