YOUR INSIGHT OF THE DAY Genius is the ability to renew one's emotions in daily experience. Paul Cezanne - 1839-1906 - French Painter

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Did you know... ... that today is Business of Popping Corn Day? In 1885, Charles Cretors founded the company that invented the business of popping corn. Americans consume over 17 billion quarts of popcorn each year. This is more than 50 quarts per person, and that's enough popcorn to fill the Empire State Building 18 … Continue reading Did you know..

Via Listverse Newsletter

Ten Ways Your Nurse Might Kill You by Christopher Dale fact checked by Darci Heikkinen Oh good – you’re awake. That was some accident! I heard that busload of church choir members came out of nowhere. Luckily they’re all in a better place now. Can you feel this? No? OK. Could just be the third-degree burns. You’re … Continue reading Via Listverse Newsletter

Ten Most Expensive NASA Programs

by Hestie Barnard Gerber fact checked by Darci Heikkinen It’s late at night on November 23, 2021, and you looked to the skies to see…something. At 10:20 pm, NASA launched its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission. After liftoff on a Falcon 9 rocket from California’s Vandenberg Space Force Base, the spacecraft set out to travel millions … Continue reading Ten Most Expensive NASA Programs

CUSTOMER Service is Free – by Seth Godin

* Customer service is free [ %5D Most large organizations would disagree. They hire cheap labor to answer the phone. They install recordings to mollify people who are on hold for hours. They measure the cost of the call center and put loopholes in the warranty. When you see customer service as a cost center, all … Continue reading CUSTOMER Service is Free – by Seth Godin

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

9 Quotes on Rejection From Famous Writers

Many professional writers are all too familiar with rejection. This is often especially true of fiction writers, who can grow accustomed to their stories and manuscripts being rejected time and time again — so much so that they often refer to “rejectomancy,” the art of analyzing and reflecting upon rejection. But successful writers know that … Continue reading 9 Quotes on Rejection From Famous Writers

7 Quotes From Famous Nobel Prize Acceptance Speeches

When Swedish engineer and inventor Alfred Nobel died in 1896, his will stipulated that most of his vast fortune should be set aside for several annual prizes — the Nobel Prizes — that would be bestowed on the world’s most distinguished individuals. He selected five categories: physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and peace. The … Continue reading 7 Quotes From Famous Nobel Prize Acceptance Speeches

Quotes for Each Astrological Sign

Astrology is an avenue for self-reflection that can tell us a lot about ourselves: our motivations, personality style, and even how we treat other people and move through the world. Each of the 12 zodiac signs is named after a constellation, and a person’s sun sign (there are also moon signs and rising signs) is … Continue reading Quotes for Each Astrological Sign

Massive money-laundering probe heartens anti-corruption activists but fails to lift Pandora Papers’ pall over Seychelles

The African tax haven, recently removed from the EU’s blacklist despite uproar, is prosecuting its first major money laundering case against an influential couple who feature among the wealthy elites in the Pandora Papers.By Scilla Alecci and Will FitzgibbonImage: Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images In handcuffs and a striped shirt, one of the Seychelles’ wealthiest and most powerful … Continue reading Massive money-laundering probe heartens anti-corruption activists but fails to lift Pandora Papers’ pall over Seychelles

Be a leader, not a vestige

ON LEADERSHIP:Be a leader, not a vestige Aaron De Smet Since about the year 2000, I’ve been thinking about how the lower transaction costs of the internet would lead to some kind of organization of the future. Around 2015, some colleagues and I began to realize it would happen in the 2020s. The COVID-19 pandemic has … Continue reading Be a leader, not a vestige

WaPo Newsletter: Daily Roundup

Your daily roundup from The Washington Post. From Deep Dives They trusted a coach with their girls and Ivy League ambitions. Now he’s accused of sex abuse. Kirk Shipley, the rowing coach at Walt Whitman High in Bethesda, Md., held onto his job through two investigations into his behavior. Then he was arrested. News ●  By Lizzie … Continue reading WaPo Newsletter: Daily Roundup

FP Editor’s Picks… Newsletter

   1  Betting on Dhaka. Bangladesh has been isolated globally for decades. But it has major geopolitical value on its own merits, separate from India or any other country, Anu Anwar and FP’s Michael Kugelman write.    2  Scared strongman. Since 2010, Prime Minister Viktor Orban has ruled Hungary like a fiefdom. Now, for the first time in his tenure, he’s fighting for … Continue reading FP Editor’s Picks… Newsletter

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Did you know... ... that today is Cooked Grasshoppers Month? During the month of December, grasshoppers swarm Uganda after the seasonal rains. Ugandans catch, fry, and eat thousands of grasshoppers every day. The fried green grasshoppers are considered a delicacy. And... in case you want to celebrate by chomping on a few, here's how they … Continue reading Did you know…

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Press Information BureauGovernment of India         •Foreign Investment •PLI SCHEME •Health and Welfare of Pregnant Women •Status of ICDS •Welfare of Anganwadi and Asha Workers •State-wise Steel Plants •India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 124.10 Cr •Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh says, Indian scientists played an important role during the freedom movement … Continue reading Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.