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Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of Angela Merkel (1954)? Angela Dorothea Merkel has been Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2005 and as Leader of the Christian Democratic Union from 2000 to 2018. A member of the Christian Democratic Union, Merkel is … Continue reading Did you know…

Winnow


WORD OF THE DAY Winnow WIN-oh Part of speech: verb Origin: Old English, late 14th century 1 Remove (people or things) from a group until only the best ones are left; find or identify (a valuable or useful part of something). 2 Remove (chaff) from grain. Examples of Winnow in a sentence "The women winnow the grain every day … Continue reading Winnow

22 Deep Quotes From Stand-Up Comedians


22 Deep Quotes From Stand-Up Comedians May 5, 2021 Comedy is catharsis. When a comedian gets the audience to laugh with them at a difficult topic, all involved can feel understood, and even relieved to know others share their feelings. Comedy also helps people see past double standards, hypocrisy, and all manner of social ills. … Continue reading 22 Deep Quotes From Stand-Up Comedians

11 Inspiring Quotes From Classic Sunday Comic Strips


11 Inspiring Quotes From Classic Sunday Comic StripsMay 10, 2021 Nothing says nostalgic, lazy weekend mornings quite like reading the Sunday funnies. Whether at the kitchen table, spread out belly-down on the living room floor, or kicking back in the family room, there’s never a right or wrong way to enjoy comic strips like Calvin & … Continue reading 11 Inspiring Quotes From Classic Sunday Comic Strips

10 of the Best Final Lines in LiteratureApril 19, 2021


10 of the Best Final Lines in LiteratureApril 19, 2021 10 of the Best Final Lines in LiteratureApril 19, 2021 Different authors take different approaches to ending their novels. The prolific Joyce Carol Oates, for example, believes “The first sentence can’t be written until the final sentence is written.” Novelist and playwright Colm Tóibín, on the other … Continue reading 10 of the Best Final Lines in LiteratureApril 19, 2021

Shunt


WORD OF THE DAY ShuntSHəntPart of speech: verbOrigin: Middle English 1Push or shove (someone or something).2Direct or divert (someone or something) to a less important place or position.   Examples of Shunt in a sentence "The unused dishes will be shunted to the side once the buffet ends." "The applicants with less experience were shunted to the bottom of the resume … Continue reading Shunt

NEWSLETTER: INTELLIGENCE FUSION


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 & ASIAPakistanOn 14th July, a bus carrying a group of Chinese nationals was destroyed following an explosion on a road in the Kohistan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Nine … Continue reading NEWSLETTER: INTELLIGENCE FUSION

Morse


WORD OF THE DAY MoresMOR-ayzPart of speech: noun (plural)Origin: Latin, late 19th century WORD OF THE DAY MoresMOR-ayzPart of speech: noun (plural)Origin: Latin, late 19th century 1The essential or characteristic customs and conventions of a community.   Examples of Mores in a sentence "Technology has helped rapidly change mores across the world." "One of the mores of the Girl Scouts is service to … Continue reading Morse

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Did you know... ... that today is Amazon.com Launch Day? In 1994, the Internet phenomenon Amazon.com was launched as a bookselling site. It rang up sales of $12,438 in the first week and losses close to a billion dollars in five years. Today, Amazon has an estimated worth of $314.9 billion! ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: … Continue reading Did you know…

17 July


World Day for International Justice – 17 July 2021 This day is celebrated to recognize the emerging system of international criminal justice. Content marketing ideas:    Listicle idea: How does international law generally differ from domestic law? Infographic idea: Steps to apply to an international court of law Video idea: X Human rights issues that the … Continue reading 17 July