20 Enduring Proverbs Written By Ben Franklin


Benjamin Franklin was a man of many talents: scientist, inventor, statesman, writer, political philosopher, and founding father. His greatest financial success, however, came from printing and publishing, most notably the Pennsylvania Gazette and Poor Richard's Almanac. The latter was first published in 1732, with a new edition printed every year until 1758. It became one of the most … Continue reading 20 Enduring Proverbs Written By Ben Franklin

The Marginalian Newsletter


 This is the weekly email digest of The Marginalian (formerly Brain Pickings) by Maria Popova. If you missed last week's edition — Whitman's hymn to human nature, a forgotten Swiss masterpiece on the evolution of consciousness, the lost botanical art that inspired Emily Dickinson — you can catch up right here. And if my labor of love enriches your … Continue reading The Marginalian Newsletter

Gastro Obscura Newsletter


Photo: Marc Wathieu/CC BY 2.0 May 7thThe art of takeout By Annie EwbankSenior Associate Editor, Gastro Obscura In a diner last week, a waitress briskly slid me a platter of pancakes. On the blaring TV, reporters were asking shoppers what they thought about New Jersey’s new law banning single-use plastic and paper bags. “One of the … Continue reading Gastro Obscura Newsletter

Newsletter: Foreign Affairs – Books and Reviews.


May 7, 2022 | View in Browser Sponsored by The United States Institute of Peace Press What War Is Still Good For Why States Fight  By Bridget L. Coggins A Foreign Affairs subscription is less than $3.50/month. Subscribe today. Mohammed bin Salman: The Icarus of Saudi Arabia? Ottaway sketches a portrait of the polarizing Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. … Continue reading Newsletter: Foreign Affairs – Books and Reviews.

Stoic: Passage of the week..


PASSAGE OF THE WEEK: A leader must be a reader. We must learn from the experiences of others. We must be challenged. We must exercise our brains. We must prepare ourselves for the things we’ll only be able to experience once, by learning from the experiences of others. — A Leader Must Be a Reader (Listen)

Did you know..


Did you know... ... that today is Seattle Slew Day?  In 1977 Seattle Slew won the Kentucky Derby. It was the first win on the way to his Triple Crown victory. Seattle Slew was the tenth Triple Crown winner -- and the first unbeaten Triple Crown winner.~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "The horse, with beauty unsurpassed, … Continue reading Did you know..

10 Lies You Believe About Plastic Recycling


by Jade Bell fact checked by Darci Heikkinen Everything you know about plastic recycling is false, and most of it is from the very people fighting against plastic recycling. They have made up their minds to either lie to you straight up or give you half-truths that make you underestimate the problem. Those “people” are the oil … Continue reading 10 Lies You Believe About Plastic Recycling

Defining the enemy: Seth Godin Newsletter


* Defining the enemy [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=185963294&f=1081591&c=8355166&u=5102652 %5D Some situations seem to call for an opponent. It might be our personality, the structure of the engagement or the way we've been taught to behave, but having an enemy seems to focus individuals and groups. For fifty years, America decided that the USSR was the enemy, and spent a … Continue reading Defining the enemy: Seth Godin Newsletter

  Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India •Shri. Bhagwanth Khuba, Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers & New and Renewable Energy launches new grades of Fertilizers at RCF Trombay Unit •Vice President calls for a people’s movement for environmental protection •COVID-19 UPDATE •Largest ever Contingent of 8500 players from across the country to participate … Continue reading   Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.