Ten Most Haunted Rooms in the World


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New problems, old problems: By Seth Godin


* New problems, old problems [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181737582&f=1081591&c=7993838&u=5102652 ] Most of the challenges we face are things we've faced before. It might be a personal situation or a business one, but it's not new. If what you've done before works, it's not a problem any more. If you need to stick it out because there's no other way … Continue reading New problems, old problems: By Seth Godin

Wild and Wise Quotes From the Beat Generation


Wild and Wise Quotes From the Beat Generation The Beat Generation was a social and literary movement of the 1950s, spearheaded by such esteemed writers and poets as Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William S. Burroughs. The movement was a whirlwind of sex, drugs, and jazz, but at its core it was a philosophical rebellion … Continue reading Wild and Wise Quotes From the Beat Generation

8 Inspiring Lines From the Poetry of Langston Hughes


8 Inspiring Lines From the Poetry of Langston Hughes https://www.inspiringquotes.com/quotes-poetry-langston-hughes/YKSCjH-NggAHrT-6?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=60e1a4daf27c36b841c60640 Langston Hughes’ name has long been synonymous with poetry, jazz, and the Harlem Renaissance of the early 20th century. But in addition to being a prolific poet, the Missouri native was also a novelist, a playwright, a war correspondent, and above all else, a storyteller. … Continue reading 8 Inspiring Lines From the Poetry of Langston Hughes

From the astronauts to humanity itself, ‘Earthrise’ has left an indelible mark via Psyche Magazine.


From the astronauts to humanity itself, ‘Earthrise’ has left an indelible mark From outer space, Earth looks uninhabited. Its marbled surface reveals little about the richness and complexity of life on Earth. Countries, cities, boundaries and people are invisible to the naked eye, along with the barriers of politics and religion. From out there, Earth … Continue reading From the astronauts to humanity itself, ‘Earthrise’ has left an indelible mark via Psyche Magazine.

15 Quotes About Grief


Grief is a very individual experience, even as it is a universal reality. At some point in our lives, we will all lose something or someone that we hold dear to us, and it will make a significant impact on who we are and how we understand the world. But the thing to know about … Continue reading 15 Quotes About Grief

NEWSLETTER: FP Editor’s Picks


1 Misguided approach. Thirty years ago, the Madrid peace conference intended to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict. Regional cooperation failed to facilitate peace then—and it’s likely to fail again, Dalia Dassa Kaye writes. 2 Big gamble. The Sudanese military expected limited resistance when it seized power. It underestimated the passion and resilience of the Sudanese people, Rebecca Hamilton writes. 3 … Continue reading NEWSLETTER: FP Editor’s Picks

W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY CopestoneKOHP-stohnPart of speech: nounOrigin: Latin and Germanic origin, 16th century 1A flat stone forming part of the coping of a wall; the highest stone in a building, wall, or structure.2A finishing touch or crowning achievement.   Examples of Copestone in a sentence "The brickwork narrowed as it got higher until it formed a very small copestone." "Stella … Continue reading W.O.T.D.

Via Art Newspaper Newsletter: Millions of dollars in smuggled antiques repatriated during an investigation of disgraced art dealer Subhash Kapoor


Among the works returned to India was a $4m bronze statue of the deity Shiva Nataraja that was stolen in the 1960s from a temple and smuggled into New York Daniel Cassady 29 October 2021 Share Pictured (from left to right): Bronze Nandikesvara, Bronze Shiva Nataraja, and Bronze Kankalamurti.Courtesy of the Manhattan district attorney's office. … Continue reading Via Art Newspaper Newsletter: Millions of dollars in smuggled antiques repatriated during an investigation of disgraced art dealer Subhash Kapoor

Chila Kumari Singh Burman lights up London’s Tate Modern with blingtastic merchandise—including signature neons (via Art Newspaper’s Newsletter)


Chila Kumari Singh Burman lights up London's Tate Modern with blingtastic merchandise—including signature neons Louisa Buck 29 October 2021 Share Chila Kumari Singh Burman has opened a pop up shop of goodies at London's Tate ModernCourtesy of Tate The Buck stopped here The Buck stopped here is a weekly blog by our contemporary art correspondent … Continue reading Chila Kumari Singh Burman lights up London’s Tate Modern with blingtastic merchandise—including signature neons (via Art Newspaper’s Newsletter)

Poem of the day via Poem.com Newsletter


 October 30, 2021Lines for John Berryman on the Bus from Little MogadishuBenjamin GucciardiYou jumped from the bridge a few blocks from here,onto the west bank of the Mississippi.It was a Friday morning in January,icicles must have jeweled the trusses—how bright they shine today.But I'm not writing to describe the city.I need to ask what it takes … Continue reading Poem of the day via Poem.com Newsletter

Did you know..


Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of Emily Post (1872)? Emily Post was an American author who promoted what she considered "proper etiquette." Emily name has become synonymous, at least in North America, with proper etiquette and manners. After all this time, her name is still used in titles of etiquette books. … Continue reading Did you know..

Homo imaginatus


Imagination isn’t just a spillover from our problem-solving prowess. It might be the core of what human brains evolved to do https://aeon.co/essays/imagination-isnt-the-icing-on-the-cake-of-human-cognition?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=0b2e4dbec8-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_10_25_02_00&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-0b2e4dbec8-70852355

McKinsey Quarterly


Our future lives and livelihoods: Sustainable and inclusive and growing https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/sustainable-inclusive-growth/our-future-lives-and-livelihoods-sustainable-and-inclusive-and-growing?cid=other-eml-alt-mip-mck&hdpid=0dd28658-f473-4a67-b5d2-1f3c5acbd341&hctky=12542184&hlkid=b485c0f75fa4469ea8c085f77a5fff4e

Solving the net-zero equation: Nine requirements for a more orderly transition


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15 Quotes on the Beauty of Autumn


15 Quotes on the Beauty of Autumn Like spring, autumn is a season of transformation. As we watch the leaves change and fall, it’s natural to reflect on the seasons of our own lives and the large and small shifts that are underway. Autumn is also a time for harvesting the fruits of our labors … Continue reading 15 Quotes on the Beauty of Autumn

Newsletter: Intellifusion: 5 Incidents to catch up on


Friday 29th October 2021 Hi Dhananjaya, 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 China 7 people were stabbed and killed during an incident in the Xiaosixiang area of Wuhan. The suspect first killed five … Continue reading Newsletter: Intellifusion: 5 Incidents to catch up on


Finding flow The news • Father of flow. Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, the Hungarian American psychologist known for his research in positive psychology, has died at age 88. In the 1970s, he introduced the theory of flow, a highly concentrated state of mind in which one is completely absorbed in an activity. People are happiest in this state, … Continue reading

Finding Flow: via McKinsey Newsletter I like.


Finding flow The news • Father of flow. Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, the Hungarian American psychologist known for his research in positive psychology, has died at age 88. In the 1970s, he introduced the theory of flow, a highly concentrated state of mind in which one is completely absorbed in an activity. People are happiest in this state, … Continue reading Finding Flow: via McKinsey Newsletter I like.

Newsletter: FP Editor’s Pick


1 Energy justice. Developed and developing countries have vastly different needs when it comes to climate change. Both must be taken into account at COP26 to set the world on a fair path to climate action, FP’s Jason Bordoff writes. 2 Global shortage. Wealthy countries have long considered nurses a commodity that can be imported from abroad. But … Continue reading Newsletter: FP Editor’s Pick

10 Times Terrible Tourists Were Arrested: Listverse


10 Times Terrible Tourists Were Arrested by George Smith fact checked by Rachel Jones Tourists can be truly obnoxious. From the moment they leave their houses for their destination, something changes. Their Hyde side comes out in the form of self-righteous, egotistical, and irrational behavior. Manners? What are those? They wreak havoc on drivers, airport crews, hotel … Continue reading 10 Times Terrible Tourists Were Arrested: Listverse

10 Home Videos That Recorded Deadly Natural Disasters: Listverse


10 Home Videos That Recorded Deadly Natural Disasters by Shaun Hennessy fact checked by Darci Heikkinen According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N.), natural disasters are now occurring three times more often than they were in the 1970s and 1980s, also increasing in scale and intensity. This means they are wreaking a disproportionately … Continue reading 10 Home Videos That Recorded Deadly Natural Disasters: Listverse

Newsletters I like : Aeon


This week in  Friday 29 October 2021  Thinkers and theoriesEssayHegel todayToo dense, too abstract, too suspect, Hegel was outside the Anglophone canon for a century. Why is his star rising again?by Willem deVries CosmologyEssayThe search for alien techThere’s a new plan to find extraterrestrial civilisations by the way they live. But if we can see them, … Continue reading Newsletters I like : Aeon

The point of maximum leverage: SETH GODIN


 The point of maximum leverage [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181700170&f=1081591&c=7990924&u=5102652 %5D The best way for a movie studio to outperform is to attract and encourage creators with vision, drive and commitment. And yet, the key executives might be spending their time and focus and effort on micro-managing the end credits on the next movie or setting up a press junket. … Continue reading The point of maximum leverage: SETH GODIN

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases. •India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 104.82 Cr •Arrival of Prime Minister to Rome •LAUNCHING CEREMONY OF TUSHIL - P1135.6 FOLLOW ON FRIGATE (EX-RUSSIA) •38th Executive Committee Meeting of National Mission For Clean Ganga •AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV •Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Did you know..


Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of the National Organization for Women? The National Organization for Women (NOW) was founded in 1966 by Betty Friedan and 30 prominent American women and men. The purpose of NOW is "To take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society … Continue reading Did you know..

The International Order Isn’t Ready for the Climate Crisis


The Case for a New Planetary Politics https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/world/2021-10-19/climate-crisis-international-order-isnt-ready?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=The%20International%20Order%20Isn%E2%80%99t%20Ready%20for%20the%20Climate%20Crisis&utm_content=20211029&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

Containment Beyond the Cold War


How Washington Lost the Post-Soviet Peace https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/russia-fsu/2021-10-19/containment-beyond-cold-war?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=The%20International%20Order%20Isn%E2%80%99t%20Ready%20for%20the%20Climate%20Crisis&utm_content=20211029&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

The Fall and Rise of Techno-Globalism


Democracies Should Not Let the Dream of the Open Internet Die https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/world/2021-10-28/fall-and-rise-techno-globalism?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=The%20International%20Order%20Isn%E2%80%99t%20Ready%20for%20the%20Climate%20Crisis&utm_content=20211029&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

The Coming Democratic Revival


America’s Opportunity to Lead the Fight Against Authoritarianism https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/world/2021-10-19/madeleine-albright-coming-democratic-revival?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=The%20International%20Order%20Isn%E2%80%99t%20Ready%20for%20the%20Climate%20Crisis&utm_content=20211029&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

NEWSLETTERS I like: Luke’s 4 min. book summaries.


Heyo! Luke here, bringing you our newest summaries! This week I started re-listening to one of my favorite personal finance books of all time. I've listened to it over a dozen times because it always gets me in the right mindset to do the work necessary to live financially free. It's got me thinking about how … Continue reading NEWSLETTERS I like: Luke’s 4 min. book summaries.