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
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
YOUR INSIGHT OF THE DAYAge is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.Mark Twain - 1835-1910 - Journalist-Lecturer-Novelist-Humorist Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.Mark Twain - 1835-1910 - Journalist-Lecturer-Novelist-Humorist
“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” Winnie the Pooh
The call of a Kookaburra is used as the stock jungle sound effect in many movies and shows set in the jungles of Africa or South America, even though they are only in Australia and New Guinea.
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
Friends, family, fatherland. Lead by our history, leading our future. Beacon of the North. From two now as one. Above all we stand. Conquered by none. All for the people. Love of the people, strength of the nation. Risen to the heavens. Never forget, never forgive.
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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
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
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.
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
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.
Today's Inspirational Quote: "Shared laughter creates a bond of friendships. When people laugh together, they cease to be young and old, teacher and pupils, worker and boss. They become a single group of human beings." -- W. Lee Grant
Did you know... ... that today is Croatia Independence Day? Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia on June 25, 1991. On January 15, 1992, the European Community recognized the independence of Croatia and Slovenia.
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
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