In between chemotherapy, 10-year-old Pien finds kinship with the honeybees she keeps | Aeon Videos


Did you know…


Did you know…

… that today is Doonesbury Day? Doonesbury, a comic strip by American cartoonist Garry Trudeau, debuted in 28 newspapers on this day in 1970. Doonesbury chronicles the adventures and lives of an array of characters of various ages, professions, and backgrounds, from the President of the United States to the title character, Michael Doonesbury, who has progressed from a college student to a youthful senior citizen over the decades. Celebrate by reading your favorite comic strip today!

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seasoned nuts quotable


SEASONED NUTS: QUOTABLE

“There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice.” — Nadine Gordimer

“Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.” ― Thomas Merton

How to understand cells, tissues and organisms as agents with agendas | Aeon Essays


How psychological scientists found the empirical path to wisdom | Aeon Essays


Making sauerkraut is a spiritual matter for the ‘fermentation fetishist’ Sandor Katz | Aeon Videos


Telephone therapy is convenient and it works. Let’s use it more | Psyche Ideas


What would 2,000 miles of a US-Mexico border fence actually look like? | Aeon Videos


One of America’s First Black Churches is Being Excavated in Virginia – Atlas Obscura


The York Ghost Merchants – York, England – Atlas Obscura


incalculably diffusive effect ???


“But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”
– George Eliot, Middlemarch

Soubrette. soo-BRET


WORD OF THE DAY
Part of speech: noun
Origin: French, mid 18th century
1An actress or other female performer playing a lively, flirtatious role in a play or opera.
 
Examples of Soubrette in a sentence “She brought a natural playfulness to the role of the soubrette.” “Ana was a triple threat, skilled at singing and dancing, and playing the soubrette. “

random acts of kindness


1. Babysit for a single mom for free.

2. Choose not to say anything negative about anyone behind their backs.

3. Let your partner watch their show

4. Paid past due library fees for

5 people and while there, put dollar bills in some of your favorite books.5. Write your teacher a thank you note.

17. World Day for Audiovisual Heritage –27 th October


17. World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 27th October

Audio Visual Heritage

On this day, UNESCO raises awareness of the need to preserve and safeguard important audiovisual material such as films, TV programs, and radio for future generations. It promotes the conservation of heritage and ensures accessibility to the public now, and for future generations.

Content marketing ideas:

  • Listicle idea: X Classical movies that are a must-watch
  • Infographic idea: The highest rated movies on IMDb right now
  • Video idea: What was India’s first movie and how was it made?
  • Podcast idea: How can radio evolve to keep up with the times?