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Did you know..

Did you know... ... that today is One Million Books Day? In 1997, QVC sold more than a million books in one day when it took orders for more than 77,000 Weekly Reader book sets, consisting of 13 books, including Lovable Lyle, Curious George Gets a Medal, and other children's books. Celebrate today by reading … Continue reading Did you know..

Words of the Week

Words of the Week Merriam-Webster's Words of the Week - Nov. 12 The words that defined the week ending November 12th, 2021 ’Masculinity’ A speech given by a United States Senator brought attention to the word masculinity, after the aforementioned public servant averred that people aligned with the political left were opposed to this concept. “The … Continue reading Words of the Week

Ethical Alliance Newsletter

ethiXbase Insights Podcast: Taking Anti-Corruption off the ShelfIt is critical than ever for organizations to understand and acknowledge the risk of corruption within their business and commit to an anti-corruption program designed not just to provide a legal defence or to satisfy compliance and regulatory demands, but above all to actively reduce the likelihood of … Continue reading Ethical Alliance Newsletter

Intellifusion NEwsletter and 5 Incidents to catch up on.

Friday 12th 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 Iraq Three small drones carrying explosives targeted the house of the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in central Baghdad on Sunday, … Continue reading Intellifusion NEwsletter and 5 Incidents to catch up on.

10 Terrible Acts Of US Political Violence

by Michael Van Duisenfact checked by Jamie Frater Sometimes, it seems as though America has never been so divided. The daily news stories of political dissension and fierce protests make it appear as though an explosive ending is inevitable. A few studies, polls, and personal accounts in the media suggest otherwise. Maybe the differences between most liberals and conservatives … Continue reading 10 Terrible Acts Of US Political Violence

Ten Most Unlikely Movie Heroes

by Hamish Austin fact checked by Darci Heikkinen The world loves a hero, and the more unlikely, the better. Naturally, there are the obvious stars who will inevitably get the job done, albeit with a tiresome final battle to seal the deal. Think Die Hard’s John McClane, Alien’s Ellen Ripley, and anything with Arnie. The only problem with these guys is … Continue reading Ten Most Unlikely Movie Heroes

The Thing about the oxygen mask

* The thing about the oxygen mask [ ] It feels odd to hear the flight attendants remind us to put on our own mask before helping others. That's backward, isn't it? The theory is that if you can't breathe, it's probable that you're going to have a hard time lending a hand. In our daily … Continue reading The Thing about the oxygen mask

13 Lovely Lines From E.E. Cummings’ Poetry

Edward Estlin Cummings, better known as E.E. Cummings, was a standout American poet of the 20th century who is remembered for his inventive use of language and poetic form. He often wrote of love, nature, and the importance of individuality, while playing with syntax, punctuation, and word arrangement. At times, Cummings used verbs as nouns … Continue reading 13 Lovely Lines From E.E. Cummings’ Poetry