W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY   Haecceity hak-SEE-ə-dee Part of speech: noun Origin: Latin, mid 17th century   1 The property of being a unique and individual thing.       Examples of Haecceity in a sentence   "Each vase she sculpted has a particular haecceity."   "The teacher knew each child has haecceity and can’t be constrained by categories."

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Did you know... ... that today is Spruce Goose Flight Day? The world's largest wooden plane, the 200-ton Spruce Goose, was flown by billionaire Howard Hughes over Long Beach harbor on November 2, 1947. At that time, it was the world's largest airplane ever flown. Hughes flew it only one time for 26 seconds to … Continue reading Did you know…

Top 10 Bizarre Facts about Andy Warhol


by Adrian Sharp fact checked by Rachel Jones Writing a list about Andy Warhol’s weirdest habits is like writing a list of Chris Hemsworth’s most drool-inducing muscles; there are way too many to choose from. But the way that Andy Warhol lived, you get the feeling that he wanted to fill a whole series of bizarre lists. … Continue reading Top 10 Bizarre Facts about Andy Warhol

Top 10 Mind Blowing Facts About Majestic Mountains


Top 10 Mind Blowing Facts About Majestic Mountains by Estelle fact checked by Jamie Frater The massive, but slow movement of the earth’s crust is what formed mountains and resulted in majestic spires across the globe. Many of the biggest mountain ranges in the world have been formed after gigantic collisions between continents. Mountains have long fascinated … Continue reading Top 10 Mind Blowing Facts About Majestic Mountains

Top 10 Mind-Shattering Mandela Effects


Top 10 Mind-Shattering Mandela Effects by Venus fact checked by Darci Heikkinen The “Mandela Effect” describes the phenomena in which a group of people all share a collective “false” memory of an event, detail, or occurrence. The phenomenon is attributed to the existence of multiverses and results from the collision of two or more realities merging. It … Continue reading Top 10 Mind-Shattering Mandela Effects

‘Moral molecules’ – a new theory of what goodness is made of


Oliver Scott Curryis research director for Kindlab, at Kindness.org. He is also a research affiliate at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, at the University of Oxford, and a research associate at the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, at the London School of Economics. Mark Alfanois an associate professor of philosophy at … Continue reading ‘Moral molecules’ – a new theory of what goodness is made of

The Most Famous Quotes U.S. Presidents Never Actually Said


Many fine and noble words have been spoken by U.S. Presidents. Words that heal wounds, speak to a better future, and strive for a more perfect Union. These speeches are etched into the history books, such as George Washington’s “Farewell Address,” John F. Kennedy’s “Race for Space” speech, and Ronald Reagan’s impassioned urging of Mr. … Continue reading The Most Famous Quotes U.S. Presidents Never Actually Said

Words of Wisdom From Toni Morrison


Toni Morrison (1931-2019) was a novelist, book editor, and professor known for her fearless literary explorations of what it means to be a Black American woman. Her first book, The Bluest Eye, was published in 1970 and was followed by the critically acclaimed (and widely popular) works Sula (1973), Song of Solomon (1977) and Tar Baby (1981). She published 11 novels in … Continue reading Words of Wisdom From Toni Morrison

Fantasy Authors on the Magical Power of Imagination


Humans are a storytelling species, and for as long as we have told stories, fantasy, in one way or another, has existed. From the oldest recorded folktales to the Epic of Gilgamesh, from Beowulf to One Thousand and One Nights, elements of fantasy have always been present in literature. As a definable literary genre, however, modern fantasy began in … Continue reading Fantasy Authors on the Magical Power of Imagination

Chaos Ensues as “Squid Game” Crypto Crashes 99.9999 Percent


"I guess this will serve as a valuable lesson for me to not just jump into meme coins." / Future Society/ Cryptocurrencies/ Online Scams Image by Squid Game Token It’s almost too perfect. A cryptocurrency called SQUID, inspired by — but certainly not affiliated with — Netflix’s most popular TV show of all time, “Squid Game,” rocketed into existence last … Continue reading Chaos Ensues as “Squid Game” Crypto Crashes 99.9999 Percent

NEWSLETTER: FP Editor’s Pick


NOVEMBER 01, 2021 | VIEW IN BROWSER   SPONSORED BY BREAKING BOUNDARIES     1     Compounding crises. Months after the U.S. withdrawal, Afghanistan is nearing collapse. In an interview with FP’s Lynne O’Donnell, the former head of the Afghan intelligence discusses the challenges facing the Taliban—and what comes next.         2     Rescuing Evergrande? In … Continue reading NEWSLETTER: FP Editor’s Pick

Top 10 Eerie Predictions That Foreshadowed Celebrity Tragedy


by Estelle fact checked by Jamie Frater On December 23, 2016 actress Debbie Reynolds had just set up a Christmas table as she was expecting her daughter, Carrie Fisher, who at that point was on a plane on her way to Reynolds’ home. 60-year-old Carrie suffered a medical emergency on the plane and stopped breathing. A passenger … Continue reading Top 10 Eerie Predictions That Foreshadowed Celebrity Tragedy

Top 10 Worst Cinematic Predictions of the Future


by John Munoz fact checked by Rachel Jones Science fiction writers love setting their stories sometime in humanity’s future. In the infinite hypothetical playground, writers are free to create any fate for our species that they want. While some are smart enough to set their stories thousands of years in the future and keep their predictions tame, … Continue reading Top 10 Worst Cinematic Predictions of the Future

10 People Who Narrowly Escaped Death by Shark Attack


10 People Who Narrowly Escaped Death by Shark Attack by Jeffrey Morris fact checked by Darci Heikkinen A man is considered lucky when something good happens to him by chance. On a daily basis, someone, somewhere, will get lucky. This includes escaping death, dismissal from work, automobile accidents, heartbreaks, bankruptcy, among others. In all of these categories … Continue reading 10 People Who Narrowly Escaped Death by Shark Attack

Leadership is a Choice


Leadership is a choice [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181759112&f=1081591&c=7996034&u=5102652 ] It's such an odd thing to say. The benefit of the doubt is withheld from many of us, options are unevenly distributed and indoctrination is real. And yet… no matter where we begin, we each get the choice, every day, to choose to lead. It's tragic that the brainwashing runs … Continue reading Leadership is a Choice

  Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India •‘Run for Unity’ on the eve of ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ Organized by Legislative Department, Ministry of Law & Justice on 31st Oct. 2021. •Sports Ministry physically hands over trophies to the winners of National Sports Awards 2020, Union Sports Minister Graces the event •Ministry of Electronics & IT releases … Continue reading   Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

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Did you know... ... that today is the beginning of National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Month? During the month before Thanksgiving Day, take time to clean out and organize your refrigerator before the holiday season. Make room for all those leftovers!~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "For every minute spent on organizing, an hour is earned."-- Benjamin … Continue reading Did you know…