How poetry casts a spell through the rhythmic magic of metre via: Psyche newsletter


The American poet and rock musician Patti Smith performs at the Panthéon in Paris on 6 October 2021. Photo by Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Annie Finchis a poet and performer. She is the author of seven books of poetry, including Calendars (2003), a finalist for the National Poetry Series; Spells: New and Selected Poems (2012); The Poetry Witch Little Book of Spells (2013); and … Continue reading How poetry casts a spell through the rhythmic magic of metre via: Psyche newsletter

The Marginalian : My fav newsletter


This is the weekly email digest of Maria Popova's daily writings on The Marginalian (formerly Brain Pickings). If you missed last week's edition — every loss reveals what we're made of; David Whyte's poems of presence with wonder; Michael Pollan on the radical roots of the flying-witch broomstick — you can catch up right here. If you missed my … Continue reading The Marginalian : My fav newsletter

Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is National Nachos Day? On this day we celebrate everyone's favorite snack no matter how you make it! Whether with beans, chicken, beef, japalenos, whatever... celebrate by eating this tasty snack. 🙂 ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves." -- … Continue reading Did you know…


ethiXbase Insights Whitepaper: Take a look at 40 years of anti-corruption milestonesAs anti-corruption efforts continue to globalise, intensify and attract greater public awareness, a seismic shift in the market’s view of corruption has taken place. Regulators, the market has become increasingly less tolerant – heralding an era that is gradually leaving no ‘corrupt’ stone unturned. … Continue reading

Foreign Affairs Newsletter


November 3, 2021 | View in Browser Sponsored by Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University The ICC’s Flawed Afghan Investigation Why the Court Shouldn’t Let America Off the Hook By Kelebogile Zvobgo A Foreign Affairs subscription is less than $3.50/month. Subscribe today. Saudi Arabia’s Other Yemen War The Decades-Long Assault on the Yemeni Economy By Asher … Continue reading Foreign Affairs Newsletter

Newsletter: FP Editor’s Picks


1 Blank check. The United States has long given the United Arab Emirates a blank check as it advances destabilizing policies around the world. But the UAE’s bad behavior undermines U.S. interests abroad and at home, Jon Hoffman writes. 2 Massive backlog. The U.S. Senate’s partisan gridlock has reached new heights. Almost a year into the Biden administration, … Continue reading Newsletter: FP Editor’s Picks

Alcatraz Escapes: 14 Breakout Attempts from the Island Prison


  To ditch the infamous federal penitentiary, inmates tried everything from papier-mâché masks to a military impersonation to a bloody revolt. AARON RANDLE Paul Chinn/San Francisco Chronicle/Corbis           Ever since Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary opened as a maximum-security lockup in 1934 on a desolate island in the middle of San Francisco Bay, officials touted … Continue reading Alcatraz Escapes: 14 Breakout Attempts from the Island Prison

8 Incredible Inventions by Indigenous Peoples of America


https://www.history.com/topics/native-american-history/8-inventions-indigenous-people-america-video?cmpid=email-hist-inside-history-2021-1103-11042021&om_rid=399c7e2f8a319bbebc23a7254035fc62afc6d5f3be32d341a265af690cb313d2&~campaign=hist-inside-history-2021-1103       History Countdown: From goggles to kayaks and much more, these are eight inventions of American Indigenous people that will never be forgotten.         FACT CHECK: We strive for accuracy and fairness. But if you see something that doesn't look right, click here to contact us! HISTORY reviews and updates its content … Continue reading 8 Incredible Inventions by Indigenous Peoples of America

The Ancient Origins of Diwali, India’s Biggest Holiday


Diwali is celebrated by multiple faiths. BECKY LITTLE Every year around October and November, Hindus around the world celebrate Diwali, or Deepavali—a festival of lights that stretches back more than 2,500 years. Diwali 2021 occurs on Thursday, November 4. In India, the five-day celebration traditionally marks the biggest holiday of the year. Like many Hindu festivals, there … Continue reading The Ancient Origins of Diwali, India’s Biggest Holiday

Insight of the day – The Demand Principle by Peggy McColl


The Demand Principle You can have, do, or be anything you want within the laws of nature. Hearing that may seem outrageous, but it’s true. Many of the accomplished people in the world have applied what you are about to discover in this short e-mail. They created extraordinary results and live completely fulfilling, abundant and … Continue reading Insight of the day – The Demand Principle by Peggy McColl

10 Unsolved Mysteries Of Ancient Egypt


by Mark Oliver fact checked by Jamie Frater Ancient Egypt has fascinated the imagination since we first cleaned the sands away from the Great Sphinx. For the past two centuries, it has been an obsession for archaeologists and historians. It is a land whose mysteries we have spent years slowly unraveling. Even after all this time, though, … Continue reading 10 Unsolved Mysteries Of Ancient Egypt

9 Renaissance Artists on Creative Inspiration


The Renaissance (French for “rebirth”) was an era of cultural transformation that blossomed in Italy and spread throughout Europe during the 14th to 16th centuries. Numerous societal shifts contributed to the movement, including a renewed interest and investment in the arts and sciences, the Reformation of the Christian Church, and the increased use of the … Continue reading 9 Renaissance Artists on Creative Inspiration

17 Quotes to Motivate You at Work


17 Quotes to Motivate You at Work Staying motivated at work can be difficult. The distractions are many, and even when the passion is there, work can feel exhausting when there isn’t enough time or resources to get everything done. But what if the key to staying motivated isn’t to just grin and get through … Continue reading 17 Quotes to Motivate You at Work

Less waste, fuller plates: Mckinsey newsletter


Less waste, fuller plates SUSTAINABILITYFOOD November 4, 2021Globally, up to 811 million people faced hunger last year, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. At the same time, one-third of food produced worldwide is wasted. Check out McKinsey for Kids and click through the interactive to see how collaborative efforts and tech innovations can help make … Continue reading Less waste, fuller plates: Mckinsey newsletter