DID YOU KNOW..


Did you know...(THURSDAY) ... that today is Halloween-tine Day? Just before Halloween, give someone you love a great Halloween-tine -- like a valentine, only scary. Ooooooohhh. ;-)~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put some sunglasses on."-- Lady Gaga Did you know...(FRIDAY) ... … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW..

W.O.T.D.


ORD OF THE DAY Zymurgy ZY-mər-jeePart of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, mid 19th century 1The study or practice of fermentation in brewing, winemaking, or distilling.   Examples of Zymurgy in a sentence "Zach loved experimenting with new zymurgy techniques." "The distillery offered zymurgy classes as part of its facility tour."

Ten Best Spinoffs in TV History


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Zero percent market share – by Seth Godin


Zero percent market share [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181418060&f=1081591&c=7969024&u=5102652 ] If you have a million Twitter followers, that means that 99.9% of the people on Twitter are ignoring you, which, with a little rounding, means you have 0%. If you write a book and it sells a million copies, it will be one of the bestselling books of the year. … Continue reading Zero percent market share – by Seth Godin

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases. •8th ministerial meeting of India-U.S.A. Economic & Financial Partnership Dialogue held in Washington D.C. •PM pays tributes to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his Jayanti •PM greets everyone on Vijaya Dashami •NTPC ties up additional coal from Talabira Coal mines of NLC in Odisha •Finance … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

10 Small Towns That Have the Darkest Pasts


https://listverse.com/2021/10/14/10-small-towns-that-have-the-darkest-pasts/?utm_source=Listverse+Subscribers&utm_campaign=820e83cdc2-MAILCHIMP_WEEKLY_LIST&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5bcc7c5c82-820e83cdc2-57773617 https://listverse.com/2021/10/14/10-small-towns-that-have-the-darkest-pasts/?utm_source=Listverse+Subscribers&utm_campaign=820e83cdc2-MAILCHIMP_WEEKLY_LIST&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5bcc7c5c82-820e83cdc2-57773617

10 Stages in the History of Drinking Parties


10 Stages in the History of Drinking Parties by Joseph Duprey fact checked by Darci Heikkinen Some people drink regularly, and others don’t, but just about everyone has a story about going out and getting loaded with friends, either at a party or at the bar, and of the wild things you did and the crazy things … Continue reading 10 Stages in the History of Drinking Parties

Contagious commerce BY Seth Godin


* Contagious commerce [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181395936&f=1081591&c=7967210&u=5102652 ] Early adopters change the world. While one person choosing not to eat meat will have a small impact on our climate, it will have a much bigger impact on the restaurants, groceries and food suppliers who notice what you're doing. They'll change what they offer, and that will lead to a … Continue reading Contagious commerce BY Seth Godin

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases. •Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs •India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 96.82 Cr •Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India for the month of September, 2021(Base Year: 2011-12) •Successful trainees of the first batch under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY) get self-employment toolkits … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY Latitudinarian la-də-t(y)oo-dn-ER-ee-ən Part of speech: adjective Origin: Latin, mid 17th century 1 Allowing latitude in religion; showing no preference among varying creeds and forms of worship. Examples of Latitudinarian in a sentence "Dan adopted a latitudinarian attitude so his children could seek out their own paths." "Some houses of worship embrace a modern, latitudinarian stance."

10 Creepy Sleep Paralysis Theories


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India is unlocking its borders to tourists after 18 months. Some say it’s too soon


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15 Quotes on the True Meaning of Wealth


Money. Everyone has to deal with it in some way, shape, or form, but not everyone has the same relationship to it. For some, it represents status, stability, and power; for others, it is a means to an end or a proxy for something else — obligation, freedom, expectation, or success. As Rebecca Johnson, a … Continue reading 15 Quotes on the True Meaning of Wealth

‘I Run My World’: 17 Empowering Beyoncé Quotes


Beyoncé Knowles has wowed the world with her musical gifts and business prowess for decades, breaking numerous music industry records along the way. Passionate and hardworking, Queen B is a chart-topping performer, entrepreneur, and mother of three whose powerful vocals, singular talent, and trademark confidence continue to set her apart. Beyoncé began singing in local … Continue reading ‘I Run My World’: 17 Empowering Beyoncé Quotes

Famous Last Words That Were Never Actually Said


The last words of great men and women have long been recorded for posterity. Whether sad, inspiring, or witty, these final utterances can certainly make their mark — they serve as a final sign-off, a way to leave the world with one last flourish. Unfortunately, last words are notoriously dubious when it comes to their … Continue reading Famous Last Words That Were Never Actually Said

Opinion: We should not have to guess why Americans are quitting en masse


https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/10/13/we-should-not-have-guess-why-americans-are-quitting-en-masse/?utm_campaign=wp_for_you&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_personalizedforyou&utm_content=readinghistory__position1 A sign outside a restaurant in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn on March 29. (Bloomberg News) Opinion by Jennifer RubinColumnistYesterday at 10:00 a.m. EDT1560 Something is happening in the workforce. In April, some 4 million Americans quit their jobs. August topped this figure, with 4.3 million quitting their jobs. Labor churn is not necessarily a bad thing, but it … Continue reading Opinion: We should not have to guess why Americans are quitting en masse

THE ROAD TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES


Plug-in cars are the future. The grid isn’t ready. By 2035, the chief automakers will have turned away from the internal combustion engine. It’ll be up to the grid to fuel all those new cars, trucks and buses. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/10/13/electric-vehicles-grid-upgrade/?utm_campaign=wp_post_most&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_most&carta-url=https%3A%2F%2Fs2.washingtonpost.com%2Fcar-ln-tr%2F34f6bbe%2F616705f99d2fda9d410d13a5%2F61658608ade4e2472db2b4d3%2F8%2F70%2F616705f99d2fda9d410d13a5

Want to add healthy years to your life? Here’s what new longevity research says.


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The WHO has a bold new plan to find covid-19’s origins. China could get in the way.


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JAMES CLEAR NEWSLETTER


“The most wisdom per word of any newsletter on the web.” 3-2-1: The antidote to a bad day, teaching, and the healing power of story read on JAMESCLEAR.COM | OCTOBER 7, 2021 Happy 3-2-1 Thursday, Here are 3 ideas, 2 quotes, and 1 question to consider this week... ​ ​ 3 Ideas From Me I. "There is a … Continue reading JAMES CLEAR NEWSLETTER

How America Should Deal With the Taliban


Avoiding the Diplomatic Errors That Doomed the U.S. Withdrawal https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/afghanistan/2021-09-20/how-america-should-deal-taliban?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=fatoday&utm_campaign=Order%20Before%20Peace&utm_content=20211013&utm_term=FA%20Today%20-%20112017

What Is an Idiom?


I'm over the moon! Don't look a gift horse in the mouth. Turnabout is fair play. What do all of these sentences have in common? They're examples of idioms. An idiom is a phrase that can’t be understood just by looking at the individual meanings of the words. Idioms are an example of figurative language, … Continue reading What Is an Idiom?

FP Newsletter: Editor’s Pick


SPONSORED BY THE THUNDERBIRD SCHOOL OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT AT ASU 1 Return to the past. Since taking power in Afghanistan, the Taliban have imposed law-and-order policies derived from the 7th century. The brutality of their punishments is incomparable, FP’s Anchal Vohra writes. 2 Shifting into space. India is opening its space sector to private companies and new allies—a move … Continue reading FP Newsletter: Editor’s Pick

via: Newsletter: Below the fold…


TODAY'S STORY Productivity, mental, and physical health at risk because of air quality Thu Sep 16 We're now indoors 90% of the time, relying on indoor ventilation to clean and circulate air — but is that good enough? A new study says not, revealing how poor indoor air quality degrades our cognitive abilities, making it harder … Continue reading via: Newsletter: Below the fold…

My fav newsletters: Brain Pickings..


This is Brain Pickings midweek pick-me-up, drawn from my fifteen-year archive of ideas unblunted by time, resurfaced as timeless nourishment for heart, mind, and spirit. (If you don't yet subscribe to the standard Sunday newsletter of new pieces published each week, you can sign up here — it's free.) If you missed last week's archival resurrection — May Sarton … Continue reading My fav newsletters: Brain Pickings..

10 Weirdest Feuds in Music History


10 Weirdest Feuds in Music History by Patrick Welsh fact checked by Rachel Jones Even more than most artists, musicians can be a fickle bunch. Whether out of rivalry, jealousy, entitlement, or insecurity, famous musicians tend to drum up a lot of drama. As long as there have been popular musicians, they’ve been quick to throw shade … Continue reading 10 Weirdest Feuds in Music History

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India •COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Day 271 •Green Grids Initiative-One Sun One World One Grid Northwest Europe Cooperative Event •Fact Sheet: Delhi Power Supply Position •India Post celebrates Philately day as part of National Postal Week and Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations •COVID-19 UPDATE •Million+ for DD Chandana, Southern Boost … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Sufi love poetry is in vogue, but few grasp its radical meaning


Consider it a gift from God that you have experienced afflictions in love’s quarters!– from Kulliyyat-i Shams (Divan-i Kabir) by Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-73) Catchy poetic quotations from the ecstatic love poetry of Rumi – purportedly, the bestselling poet of recent decades in the United States – are everywhere these days. They pepper speeches at weddings, are tattooed … Continue reading Sufi love poetry is in vogue, but few grasp its radical meaning

W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY Fascicle FAS-ə-kəl Part of speech: noun Origin: Latin, 15th century 1 A separately published installment of a book or other printed work. 2 (Anatomy and biology) a bundle of structures, such as nerve or muscle fibers or conducting vessels in plants. Examples of Fascicle in a sentence "Mae wanted to study how different groups of … Continue reading W.O.T.D.

FP Editor’s PIcks


SPONSORED BY THE THUNDERBIRD SCHOOL OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT AT ASU 1 Data hazards. Western financial firms are embracing Chinese mobile payment apps, but they allow Beijing to harvest data without resorting to illegal means, FP’s Elisabeth Braw writes. 2 Stable state? Afghanistan is careening toward becoming a failed state. In an interview with Lynne O’Donnell, Pakistan’s ambassador to Kabul advocates for … Continue reading FP Editor’s PIcks

A record number of workers are quitting their jobs, empowered by new leverage


4.3 million people quit their jobs in August, nearly 3 percent of the workforce https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/10/12/jolts-workers-quitting-august-pandemic/?utm_campaign=wp_evening_edition&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_evening&carta-url=https%3A%2F%2Fs2.washingtonpost.com%2Fcar-ln-tr%2F34f4547%2F6165f7749d2fda9d410b72f0%2F596b5ce69bbc0f403f8f89c1%2F8%2F57%2F6165f7749d2fda9d410b72f0

Americans should limit use of daily aspirin meant to prevent heart attack or stroke, task force says


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Biden carries forward a Trump-era Middle East policy


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Lawmakers’ latest idea to fix Facebook: Regulate the algorithm


Whistleblower Frances Haugen says the software that decides what we see in our social feeds is hurting us all. But reforming it won’t be easy. https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/10/12/congress-regulate-facebook-algorithm/?utm_campaign=wp_evening_edition&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_evening&carta-url=https%3A%2F%2Fs2.washingtonpost.com%2Fcar-ln-tr%2F34f454d%2F6165f7749d2fda9d410b72f0%2F596b5ce69bbc0f403f8f89c1%2F23%2F57%2F6165f7749d2fda9d410b72f0

Afghan interpreter who helped rescue Biden in 2008 is evacuated from Afghanistan


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British government’s early pandemic response was a historic public health failure, lawmakers say


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What geometry taught me about awe, love and grief


What geometry taught me about awe, love and grief Curvature (1936) by Herbert List. Courtesy of Herbert List/Magnum Michael Frameretired in 2016 as adjunct professor of mathematics at Yale University. His latest book is Geometry of Grief: Reflections on Mathematics, Loss, and Life (2021). Edited by Sam Haselby I want to describe how thinking about geometry has helped me understand grief, … Continue reading What geometry taught me about awe, love and grief

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.


Press Information Bureau Government of India •Press Communique •Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment visits Samba •Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Shri Parshottam Rupala launches a nationwide River Ranching Programme in Uttar Pradesh today •Vice President visits Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh •COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Day 266 … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.