Newsletters I love: Brainpickings.org


This is Brain Pickings midweek pick-me-up, drawn from my fifteen-year archive of ideas unblunted by time, resurfaced as timeless nourishment for heart, mind, and spirit. (If you don't yet subscribe to the standard Sunday newsletter of new pieces published each week, you can sign up here — it's free.) If you missed last week's archival resurrection — Hermann Hesse … Continue reading Newsletters I love: Brainpickings.org

Fulcrum


WORD OF THE DAY Fulcrum FUHL-krəmPart of speech: nounOrigin: Latin, late 17th century 1A thing that plays a central or essential role in an activity, event, or situation.2The point on which a lever rests or is supported and on which it pivots.   Examples of Fulcrum in a sentence "His relationship with his wife was the true fulcrum of his … Continue reading Fulcrum

तुका म्हणे आता उरलो उपकारापुरता..


तुका म्हणे आता उरलो उपकारापुरता.. ईश्वरभेटीसाठी आकांत मांडणार्‍या आंतरिक संघर्षाला तोंड देत ‘तुकोबा ते विठोबा’ हा खडतर प्रवास संपला. जे हवं होतं ते मिळालं. जिथं पोचायचं होतं तिथं पोचता आलं... घट बनवण्यासाठी कुंभार चाकाला गती देतो. हळूहळू आकार घेत घट तयार होतो. पूर्ण झाल्यावर घट चाकावरून काढून घेतला तरी गती दिलेलं चाक फिरतच राहातं. तसं … Continue reading तुका म्हणे आता उरलो उपकारापुरता..

YOUR INSIGHT OF THE DAY


YOUR INSIGHT OF THE DAY No one has ever become poor by giving. Anne Frank - 1929-1945 - German-Dutch Diarist-Jewish Holocaust Victim My own learning in life: Give, Give, the More you Give; God Refills. He is the ONE who makes me and you Able to Give. So I Pray to you Oh God~ Make … Continue reading YOUR INSIGHT OF THE DAY

via: Newsletter of Gastro Obscura…


The Messy History of Emily Dickinson’s Black Cake Recipe It reveals an unexpected side to the poet’s personality and the brutality that brought a Caribbean dish to New England. BY REINA GATTUSOAUGUST 20, 2021The cake reveals much about Dickinson's life and times. REINA GATTUSO FOR GASTRO OBSCURAIn This StoryDESTINATION GUIDEAmherst IN THE DARK PANDEMIC DAYS of last December, … Continue reading via: Newsletter of Gastro Obscura…

Remembering When Bermuda Was an Onion Island


Mark Twain once called the allium the “pride and joy of Bermuda.” https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/bermuda-onions?utm_source=Gastro+Obscura+Weekly+E-mail&utm_campaign=097088ff22-GASTRO_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_09_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2418498528-097088ff22-71766758&mc_cid=097088ff22&mc_eid=f2c730f812

The Epic Landscape Art of Tiny Inakadate, Japan


https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/rice-art-japan-inakadate?utm_source=Gastro+Obscura+Weekly+E-mail&utm_campaign=097088ff22-GASTRO_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_09_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2418498528-097088ff22-71766758&mc_cid=097088ff22&mc_eid=f2c730f812 <img src="https://assets.atlasobscura.com/media/W1siZiIsInVwbG9hZHMvYXNzZXRzL2QxZDE0YzRhN2YxNjA1ZmM2Y19Hb25ld2l0aHRoZXdpbmQuSlBHIl0sWyJwIiwiY29udmVydCIsIiJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcXVhbGl0eSA4MSAtYXV0by1vcmllbnQiXSxbInAiLCJ0aHVtYiIsIjEyODB4PiJdXQ/Gonewiththewind.JPG&quot; alt="A scene from <em>Gone With the Wind

Counterview Point: Newsletter : FP on ANALYSIS: How the U.S. Got 9/11 Wrong |


As dawn broke on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, the United States was considered virtually unchallengeable. Not only was it the lone superpower left on the world stage after the Soviet Union’s collapse a decade before, the United States had become, if anything, even more dominant relative to the rest of the world. Post-Soviet … Continue reading Counterview Point: Newsletter : FP on ANALYSIS: How the U.S. Got 9/11 Wrong |

Newsletter: FP Editor’s Pick


   1  Last best hope. The international community’s decision to freeze billions of dollars in funding has left Afghanistan on the brink of a financial crisis. Money exchangers may be its last defense against disaster, Nafay Choudhury writes.    2  New focus. Following Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s departure announcement, many of the candidates to succeed him are focusing more on taking a … Continue reading Newsletter: FP Editor’s Pick

FUNNY QUOTES ABOUT HISTORY


FUNNY QUOTES ABOUT HISTORY Eddie Izzard quotes I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from.SHARELouis C.K. quotes I'm just like yeast - I eat sugar and I shit alcohol. And there's a huge culture that goes with that. Alcohol creates massive shifts in world history, and it changes people's lives. People get pregnant because of alcohol. But … Continue reading FUNNY QUOTES ABOUT HISTORY

22 FUNNY QUOTES FROM FAMOUS PEOPLE IN HISTORY THAT ARE STILL HILARIOUS


BEING SARCASTIC IS NOTHING NEW , THROUGHOUT HISTORY THERE ARE PLENTY OF CASES WHERE SARCASM WAS THE WORD AND EVER THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE WERE USING IT ON OCCASION , HERE ARE 22 FAMOUS FUNNY QUOTES FROM PEOPLE YOU MIGHT HEARD OF https://theawesomedaily.com/funny-quotes-from-famous-people-in-history/ 1 : ROBERT BENCHLEY – A NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST AND ACTOR 2 : WINSTON CHURCHILL … Continue reading 22 FUNNY QUOTES FROM FAMOUS PEOPLE IN HISTORY THAT ARE STILL HILARIOUS

Quotes about History


Famous Quotes About History Read these famous history quotes and get drawn into the realms of the past. Voltaire"History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes." Napoleon Bonaparte"What is history but a fable agreed upon?" Karl Marx"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce." Winston Churchill"History is written by the victors." Thomas Jefferson"I … Continue reading Quotes about History

U.S. Navy looks to South Korea’s free-diving women for hypothermia remedy


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Trial for accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed restarts in Cuba


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British warships set sail to Indo-Pacific as new carrier prepares for joint exercises 


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Q.O.T.D.


Quote of the Day “We walk through our lives, and we don’t realize how many people notice us and, because they notice us, how many people might imitate our behavior, or change their behavior because of something we did or said.” —Social psychologist Vanessa Bohns on our hidden potential to persuade, in the latest from … Continue reading Q.O.T.D.


The Elephant in the Room: Black Swan Disruption Stephen Long, Ph.DBusiness Transformation Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, 70% of executives expected to increase their company’s resilience by rebalancing their supply chains. By May 2020, an overwhelming 93% reported they plan to take steps to make their supply chains more resilient. The pandemic has pushed supply chains to … Continue reading

World’s richest CEOs and the cars they drive


World’s richest CEOs and the cars they drive Maria GourtsilidouC-Suite LifestyleSeptember 7, 2021 Most of the world’s richest CEOs drive luxury and fast cars. In their garages someone can find expensive models such as Ferraris and Lamborghinis. At the same time some CEOs have a collection of old collectible cars. Let’s have a look at … Continue reading World’s richest CEOs and the cars they drive