Did you know..


Did you know... ... that today is Substitute Drummer Day? In 1973, 19-year-old Scot Halpin of Muscatine, Iowa, played drums at a Who concert in San Francisco, California, after Keith Moon became sick and Roger Daltrey asked the audience, "Is there a drummer in the house?" Scot answered the call. Congrats, Scot - definitely a memory … Continue reading Did you know..

10 Bizarre Things That Were 3-D Printed


by Patrick Welsh fact checked by Rachel Jones 3-D printing has come wildly far in the last decade. In the aughts, commercial 3-D printers mostly made monochrome plastic baubles that only ever sat on your desk as conversation pieces. Modern 3-D printers can now print the baubles, the desk they sit on, the house that holds the … Continue reading 10 Bizarre Things That Were 3-D Printed

Top 10 Eeriest Government Simulations


Top 10 Eeriest Government Simulations by Aden Tate fact checked by Darci Heikkinen Preparation for the inevitable or purposefully planning for something? That’s the question that’s been birthed in the minds of millions throughout the world who have learned of the following. While simulations can most certainly be a fantastic means of learning appropriate ways of responding … Continue reading Top 10 Eeriest Government Simulations

Liars in High Places


Who’s to Blame for Misinformation? https://www.foreignaffairs.com/reviews/review-essay/2021-10-19/liars-high-places?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=books_reviews&utm_campaign=Liars%20in%20High%20Places&utm_content=20211120&utm_term=FA%20Books%20%26%20Reviews%20-%20112017   mericans lie on their résumés, in their dating profiles, in campaign ads, in their memoirs, and, perhaps most of all, on social media. Thanks to the First Amendment, they can mostly do so with impunity—or, at any rate, without fearing that the government will punish them for it. … Continue reading Liars in High Places

THE EXPERTISE GAP: SETH GODIN NEWSLETTER


* The expertise gap [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=182157396&f=1081591&c=8031368&u=5102652 %5D Just about everyone knows how to drive a car. Very few of us know how to build one. For almost all of history, expertise wasn't really a factor. If you were raised with the other hunter-gatherers, you were pretty good (good enough) at building a fire, maintaining a hut, hunting … Continue reading THE EXPERTISE GAP: SETH GODIN NEWSLETTER

IFTF: Institute for the future Newsletter


News from the Future curated by Institute for the Future November 19, 2021 — Issue #65View online or Tweet this issue. Like News from the Future? Share this link to our subscription page. Signals from the Future   😵  4.4 million Americans quit their jobs in September  Rising COVID cases, child-care shortages, better wages elsewhere: all these and more prompted a record number … Continue reading IFTF: Institute for the future Newsletter

‘Fair Is Foul, and Foul Is Fair’: 16 Antimetaboles


An antimetabole is a rhetorical device in which words are repeated in successive clauses but in reverse order, such as the proverbs “fair is foul and foul is fair” or “by failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.” The word itself comes from the Greek word ἀντιμεταβολή, which roughly translates as “turning around in … Continue reading ‘Fair Is Foul, and Foul Is Fair’: 16 Antimetaboles

12 Quotes About the Power of Forgiveness


12 Quotes About the Power of Forgiveness From the time we are young, we’re taught the importance of saying “please,” “thank you,” and “sorry.” But learning how to say “I forgive you” is a trickier beast, because forgiveness requires more than just saying the words out loud. It requires us to make a conscious decision … Continue reading 12 Quotes About the Power of Forgiveness

Intellifusion Newsletter :5 incidents to catch up on.


Friday 19th 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 Azerbaijani and Armenian Azerbaijani and Armenian forces clashed in several locations along the shared border in the Lake Sev area on … Continue reading Intellifusion Newsletter :5 incidents to catch up on.

Inside your dreamscape


Dream-hacking techniques can help us create, heal and have fun. They could also become tools of commercial manipulation https://aeon.co/essays/dreams-are-a-precious-resource-dont-let-advertisers-hack-them?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=47b46b2d3c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_11_15_01_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-47b46b2d3c-70852355

Foreign Policy Newsletter : FP Editor’s PIcks


1 “Creepier by the second.” Peng Shuai, one of China’s top tennis players, is missing after accusing a senior government official of sexual assault. FP’s Chloe Hadavas explains what happened—and why her disappearance marks a turning point for Beijing. 2 Thawing relations? After months of tensions, India and Pakistan eased their respective border restrictions this week. It could signal … Continue reading Foreign Policy Newsletter : FP Editor’s PIcks

10 Realistic Cakes That You Won’t Want to Eat


10 Realistic Cakes That You Won’t Want to Eat by Jonathan Hastad fact checked by Rachel Jones Hyperrealistic cakes started hitting the meme scene a handful of years ago, ultimately culminating in a TikTok challenge to guess if it’s cake or real. And while we “oh and ah” at these cake achievements, sometimes, when you see that … Continue reading 10 Realistic Cakes That You Won’t Want to Eat

10 Premonitions and Predictions That Became Reality


by Estelle fact checked by Darci Heikkinen Have you ever had the unshakeable feeling that something terrible was about to happen? Something that you couldn’t quite put your finger on, but you knew it would change your life or the lives of others forever. Have you ever dreamt of unimaginable tragedy or been blinded by a sudden … Continue reading 10 Premonitions and Predictions That Became Reality

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases. •Text of PM's address at the dedication of various developmental projects to the Nation in Mahoba, UP •Geographical Information System (GIS) plans for around 75% Gram Panchayats completed •India records close to 15% rise in export of agricultural and processed food products in April-October •One … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.