Did you know... ... that today is New York Subway Day? On this day in 1904, the New York subway opened between Lower Manhattan and Harlem, stopping at 28 stations in between and costing a nickel to ride! Trivia fans: New York's subway is the only rapid transit system in the world that runs 24 … Continue reading Did you know…
WORD OF THE DAY TrigtrihgPart of speech: adjectiveOrigin: Middle English, 13th century 1Neat and smart in appearance. Examples of Trig in a sentence "Sandra had a sharp, trig wardrobe that commanded respect." "All the lawns in the subdivision were required to be kept trig."
Effort toward quality [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=181656208&f=1081591&c=7987476&u=5102652 %5D Quality is defined as consistently meeting spec. A measurable promise made and kept. Effort is what happens when we go beyond our normal speed. When we dig deep and exert physical or emotional labor and focus on something that is out of the ordinary. Effort is the opposite of coasting. Often … Continue reading Effort toward quality – by Seth Godin
Nice Idiom/ Phrase I must say... And I read this: "Can't hold a candle..." Apprentices-and even children!-were often tasked with holding a candle so experienced workers could see. It was an insult if you were deemed unworthy of even holding a candle. Have you read this interesting article? https://crisisequipped.com/can-you-heat-a-room-with-a-candle/ Did you know there are over 441 … Continue reading Using A Single Candle To Warm A Home.
YOUR INSIGHT OF THE DAYThe journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.Lao Tzu - Ancient Chinese Philosopher-Author
By Ishaan Tharoor with Claire Parker Email Behind power grabs in Sudan and Tunisia, the shadow of Gulf monarchies Sudanese protesters chant slogans next to burning tires during a demonstration in the capital Khartoum on Oct. 26. (Mohammed Abu Obaid/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) This has been a bumper year for coups. By one tabulation, there have been more successful regime … Continue reading Newsletter WAPO: Worldview
TAIWONMAN SUIT TAIWAN BUILDS EXOSKELETON TO GIVE SOLDIERS SUPER STRENGTH IT’S A PART OF A PROJECT CALLED THE "TAIWAN IRONMAN" PROGRAM. CNA Military Super Suit Taiwan says it’s created a battery-powered exoskeleton suit that can allow its soldiers to run faster and carry heavy objects with ease. The first-generation suit was engineered by the country’s … Continue reading TAIWAN BUILDS EXOSKELETON TO GIVE SOLDIERS SUPER STRENGTH
CLIMATE TROUBLES UNITED NATIONS WARNS OF “ENDLESS SUFFERING” DUE TO CLIMATE DISASTER "WE’RE JUST SO FAR OFF TRACK, IT’S REALLY DISCOURAGING." GETTY/FUTURISM Destabilized World Next month, world leaders will meet at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) to assess the climate crisis. And it sounds like the summit is likely to take an even more … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS WARNS OF “ENDLESS SUFFERING” DUE TO CLIMATE DISASTER
HACK THE MAINFRAME IPHONES CAN APPARENTLY NOW BE HACKED JUST BY TEXTING THEM "IT’S LIKE BEING ROBBED BY A GHOST." FUTURISM Zero-Click Exploit In a chilling cautionary tale, a New York Times journalist says a hacker was able to access his iPhone after sending him a text message — even though he never clicked anything. Ben Hubbard, … Continue reading IPHONES CAN APPARENTLY NOW BE HACKED JUST BY TEXTING THEM
MEANT TO FLY SPACEX SHARES SPICY VIDEO OF ITS MARS ROCKET BEING TESTED STARSHIP CAN'T GO ORBITAL SOON ENOUGH. SPACEX/FUTURISM Gateway to Mars SpaceX has shared a new 90-second montage dubbed “Gateway to Mars,” showing its Starship spacecraft prototypes being built, launched, and safely returned back to the surface. It’s a reminder of how far … Continue reading SPACEX SHARES SPICY VIDEO OF ITS MARS ROCKET BEING TESTED
Take Flight With This Dual Camera Drone That’s Under $80 This 4K drone has an adjustable camera and a camera on its belly, so you'll always get excellent shots. / Sci-Fi Visions/ Commercial Drones/ Drone/ Drones Image by StackCommerce Drone technology has moved from military bases to the wider world, and it’s already changing much of what we do in our daily … Continue reading Take Flight With This Dual Camera Drone That’s Under $80
‘Witch cakes’: the evil-fighting baked goods of the 1600s Depending on whom you ask, the Salem Witch Trials were the result of fear, confusion, trauma, or possibly even a hallucinogenic fungus. But as the fervor was just beginning, the village reverend blamed another culprit: cake. READ MORE Ancient drinking games ended with wine stains … Continue reading NEWSLETTERS I like n Subscribe: Gastro Obscura
26th October 2021 MOST READ THIS MONTH: Israel has long-viewed a nuclear Iran as an ‘existential threat’ to its existence and now believes that it could be closer than ever gaining nuclear weapons. So, could now be the time we see Israel take direct action against Iran’s nuclear facilities to prevent this from happening? Find … Continue reading Newsletter: Intelligence UNCUT
Welcome to Fortune Daily—essential reads to help you get ahead today. October 26, 2021 TECHNOLOGY Facebook shares are still up 20% in 2021 despite a slew of scandals—proving investors have short memories Over the course of its 17 years in existence, the social networking company has had its share of bad news: when a data … Continue reading Newsletter: Fortune DAILY
1 Power grab. Sudan’s military leader seized power just an hour after the U.S. envoy departed. The fate of the country’s fragile democratic transition now hangs in the balance, FP’s Robbie Gramer and Colum Lynch report. 2 Creeping censorship. As its influence grows, China is intent not only on severely restricting speech within its borders, but also on … Continue reading Newsletter: FP Editor’s Picks
Press Information Bureau Government of India Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases. •Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs •100.59 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive •English rendering of PM’s address to the nation •Anniversary of the formation of Azad Hind Government by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose celebrated •MAIDEN INDIA – … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.