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Bottled treasureBoat captain Jennifer Dowker was cleaning the bottom of her glass-bottomed boat on the Cheboygan River in Michigan when an old-fashioned green bottle caught her eye. She thought it would just be a cool find, until she saw a piece of paper carefully rolled up inside. Sure enough, it was a note, written all the … Continue reading via CNN Good stuff newsletter

IntelliFusion Newsletter I like.

Here's your weekly rundown of the global security landscape, highlighting key incidents that have taken place from each region in the last seven days; MIDDLE EAST & ASIA Bangkok, Thailand Pro-democracy protesters held a large demonstration in Bangkok to mark the 89th anniversary of the end of absolute monarchy in Thailand. The protesters first gathered … Continue reading IntelliFusion Newsletter I like.


Carl Sagan American astronomer Carl Sagan was known and much beloved for his research on extraterrestrial life and the cosmos, which he shared with the public in his earnest, enthusiastic manner on his 1980 TV show “Cosmos,” the most widely watched series in the history of American public television. In his book "The Demon-Haunted World: … Continue reading Insight

Five Useful Phrases

My Cup of Tea Meaning: Someone or something that one finds to be agreeable or delightful. A Piece of Cake Meaning: A task that is simple to accomplish. In the Red Meaning: Losing money. Being in debt. A Lemon Meaning: Usually a vehicle (but any device) that you buy that's defective. Playing Possum Meaning: Pretending to be dead, or to … Continue reading Five Useful Phrases


It's more dangerous to have education and lack common sense than it is to have common sense and lack education.It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. (Robert Green Ingersoll)==========Courage is to be terrified, but remain unaffected in your actions.Courage is never to let … Continue reading Wisdom

Things Ernest Hemingway Never Said

For sale, baby shoes, never worn. There is no evidence Hemingway actually wrote this quote, but experts also can’t pinpoint its origin. The likeliest explanation is early-1900s newspaper advertisements, where phrases such as “for sale, baby carriage; never been used” were printed regularly. It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the … Continue reading Things Ernest Hemingway Never Said

“Let them Eat Cake” The famous misquote

Marie Antoinette, France’s ill-fated last queen before the French Revolution, is remembered for her extravagant royal lifestyle that stood in stark contrast to the lives of her subjects, who suffered from an economic depression during her 18th-century reign. It’s a reputation that has only been reinforced by modern retellings of her life — director Sofia … Continue reading “Let them Eat Cake” The famous misquote

Most famous things Mark Twain never said.

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.– Written by satirist Jonathan Swift in 1710 Never let schooling interfere with your education.– Coined by the novelist and essayist Grant Allen in 1894 Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you … Continue reading Most famous things Mark Twain never said.

Interesting newsletter: Below the fold

The world’s third largest diamond was unearthed in Botswana last week. The 1,098 carat diamond — yes one thousand — is the largest ever mined by Debswana Diamond Company and was presented to the country’s President. While nothing has been determined in regards to selling it, the discovery is a big win for Botswana as nearly 80% … Continue reading Interesting newsletter: Below the fold

Bootstrapped: the newsletter I like and subscribe.

​ ​ Dear founder, \ When founders do market research, they are well-advised to look for competition. But many entrepreneurs have a very limited understanding of what "competition" means and therefore overlook many interesting — and often critical — competitors in their chosen markets. If you prefer listening over reading, you can listen to this … Continue reading Bootstrapped: the newsletter I like and subscribe.

26th June

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking – 26 June This day aims to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse. Content marketing ideas:     Listicle idea: X Ways for you to recognize if you are addicted to anything Infographic idea: X Organizations that can help you get deaddicted Video idea: … Continue reading 26th June

Seafarer Day – 26th June 2021

Day of the Seafarer – 25 June This day recognizes the valuable contributions seafarers make to the world economy and trade, sometimes at a great personal cost. Content marketing ideas:     Listicle idea: X Diseases that are common among seafarers Infographic idea: X Unexpected difficulties seafarers might face on the sea Video idea: How did the Suez Canal open up international … Continue reading Seafarer Day – 26th June 2021