9 Movie Lines People Always Get Wrong


Since the dawn of sound film in the 1920s, people have been misquoting movies. It’s a common phenomenon, and one that has only become more prevalent with the rise of the internet. In theory, being able to easily check movie quotes online should have made things better, but errors embed themselves in the cultural psyche … Continue reading 9 Movie Lines People Always Get Wrong

15 of Jim Morrison’s Most Moving Lyrics


15 of Jim Morrison’s Most Moving Lyrics A poster child of 1960s counterculture, Jim Morrison is considered one of the most influential rock stars of all time. The Doors front man is remembered for his unique baritone voice, wild performances, and a lifestyle that embodied the spirit of "sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll." But … Continue reading 15 of Jim Morrison’s Most Moving Lyrics

Newsletter: Intellifusion 5 incidents


Friday 5th November 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 Afghanistan Approximately 20 people were killed when a group of IS militants attacked The Sardar Daud Mohammad Khan Hospital in central … Continue reading Newsletter: Intellifusion 5 incidents

Newsletter: James Clear


“The most wisdom per word of any newsletter on the web.” 3-2-1: The value of nature, controlling your attention, and designing your environment read on JAMESCLEAR.COM | NOVEMBER 4, 2021 Happy 3-2-1 Thursday, Here are 3 ideas, 2 quotes, and 1 question to consider this week... ​ ​ 3 Ideas From Me I. "Most people optimize for the … Continue reading Newsletter: James Clear

Poem.com Newsletter


November 6, 2021 William Morris in His Disappointment Garden Sylvia Legris Damp-squib grammar of pretty things and wild mignonette.Quercitron bark. Old fustic’s persistently pissy stamen,the peony-stained wallpaper. Despite the conspicuous hot spots,sun, chrysanthemum, coreopsis, yellow’s a letdown nevertheless.The repeating motifs? Killers. Jasmine twill, jasmine trellis ...Trifoliate moth-traps these wool and cotton undersellers.Envisage Little Chintz or Corncockle (where the flower … Continue reading Poem.com Newsletter

Newsletter: The Art Newspaper


Breaking news, top shows, this week's podcast and features The forgotten faces of American art: Lacma surveys 200 years of Black portraiture by Scarlet Cheng Read more Art X Lagos puts NFTs by African artists in the limelight by Ayodeji Rotinwa Read more A new period room at the Metropolitan Museum examines history through an Afrofuturist … Continue reading Newsletter: The Art Newspaper

What’s the appropriate resolution?


* What's the appropriate resolution? [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181862140&f=1081591&c=8003482&u=5102652 ]If you don't ask the question, you probably won't get the answer.The microwave in my office has a button that says, “add a minute.” That's not helpful, as there are plenty of items that need thirty seconds or ninety seconds, neither of which is possible if all you can do … Continue reading What’s the appropriate resolution?

10 Historical Figures Who Disappeared And Have Never Been Found


by Ward Hazell fact checked by Jamie Frater Most people who go missing turn up safe and well, within a few hours or days. Some, unfortunately, are found dead. When people do leave, the reason is often obvious, too—because they are running away from something (debt or the police, for example) or to something (a new partner … Continue reading 10 Historical Figures Who Disappeared And Have Never Been Found

Singapore is set to execute a mentally disabled man for trafficking 1.5 ounces of heroin


https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/singapore-death-penalty-execution/2021/11/04/78b50412-3acf-11ec-bd6f-da376f47304e_story.html?utm_campaign=wp_for_you&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_personalizedforyou&utm_content=contentpacks_CP-4__position3 SHOW NO MERCY TO DRUG TRAFFICKERS

Newsletter WaPO: TODAY’S WORLDVIEW


By Adam Taylorwith Claire Parker Email A pill brings new hope in the global fight against covid-19 Merck's experimental covid-19 treatment pill, molnupiravir, was approved by British regulators Thursday. (Merck & Co Inc via Reuters) In the battle against covid-19, injected vaccines have been a game-changer in many countries. But while existing vaccines have stemmed a tide of … Continue reading Newsletter WaPO: TODAY’S WORLDVIEW

FROM WaPo Newsletter : Indian Climate dilemma


India's climate dilemmaShepherds watch over their flocks inside the Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka, India. (Abhishek Chinnappa/Getty Images)JAIPUR, India — For 10 years, Poonam Chaudhary saved $110 every month, dreaming about buying her first home and all the trappings of the upwardly mobile in today’s India.In April, Chaudhary’s dream — a whitewashed three-bedroom farmhouse — … Continue reading FROM WaPo Newsletter : Indian Climate dilemma

WOTD


WORD OF THE DAY Purlieu PURL-yooPart of speech: nounOrigin: French, late 15th century 1The area near or surrounding a place; a person’s usual haunts.2(British historical) a tract on the border of a forest, especially one earlier included in it and still partly subject to forest laws.   Examples of Purlieu in a sentence "The purlieu of Mr. Collins’s property was … Continue reading WOTD

Did you know..


Did you know... ... that today is Bank Transfer Day? Bank Transfer Day, which was started in response to plans by big banks to charge fees that many people saw as excessive, encourages people to transfer their money from big commercial banks to not-for-profit credit unions. Trivia buffs: Following the day it was first announced … Continue reading Did you know..