* Ten reasons to write a book [ https://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/647184362/0/sethsblog/posts~Ten-reasons-to-write-a-book/ %5D More than ten, actually. Millions of books will be published this year and for good reason. People rarely regret the effort. Everyone has their own, but here are some of the reasons to get you started: It clarifies your thinking. It leaves behind a record of where … Continue reading Ten reasons to write a book – by Seth Godin.
Cry Wolf Meaning: Someone that calls for help when it is not needed. Someone who is lying.
resorb to absorb back; to reabsorb
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)==========Pain will only harm you if you let it.Nobody can hurt me without my permission. (Mahatma Gandhi)
Feelings Cloud Wisdom.---------------------Like A Kiss In The Night.---------------------A Fool's Test.---------------------Saving It For Yesterday.---------------------Like White Clouds In A Storm.---------------------
"The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs."via Funny Quote of the Day https://ift.tt/2viWyKH
I move slowly but I'm dead. I leave and then I'm back. I'm clear and then I'm red. I'm many neurotics' snack. What am I? The answer is: A fingernail. I'm tall when I'm young and I'm short when I'm old. What am I? The answer is: A candle.
“Love is too precious to be ashamed of.”- Laurell K. Hamilton, A Stroke of Midnight
"No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language."via Art Quote of the Day https://ift.tt/2Wfx3Fb
"We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology." -- Carl Sagan "Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response." -- Arthur M. Schlesinger
WORD OF THE DAY PleonasmPLEE-ə-naz-əmPart of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, mid 16th century 1The use of more words than are necessary to convey meaning (e.g. see with one's eyes), either as a fault of style or for emphasis. Examples of Pleonasm in a sentence "I enjoyed the book despite the author’s tendency toward pleonasm." "Karen edited her papers carefully to cut … Continue reading W.O.T.D.
DONATEWelcome back!We’ve got the mining industry on our minds this week at ICIJ.That’s because a regular character from past investigations has been back in the headlines. You may remember Israeli tycoon Dan Gertler from Paradise Papers, Panama Papers, and Swiss Leaks. Our 2017 reporting revealed details of the billionaire's secret deals and relationship with commodity … Continue reading VIA: ICIJ Newsletter
WORD OF THE DAY SchussshoosPart of speech: nounOrigin: German, 1930s 1A straight downhill run on skis. Examples of Schuss in a sentence "While a schuss is inviting to experienced skiers, beginners are advised to steer clear." "Harold impressed onlookers by expertly navigating the steep schuss."
“The humanities teach us the value, even for business, of criticism and dissent. When there's a culture of going along to get along, where whistleblowers are discouraged, bad things happen and businesses implode.” -- Martha Nussbaum “If you see fraud and do not say fraud, you are a fraud.” -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Did you know... ... that today is Pet Passport Day? In 2000, a Shetland sheepdog named Lucy became the first dog to fly into Great Britain under a new pet passport law. The dog flew from Amsterdam to Heathrow Airport outside London. The new passport law allowed cats and dogs from selected European countries to … Continue reading Did you know…