Funny and Heartfelt Quotes From M*A*S*H

One of the most beloved TV sitcoms of all time, M*A*S*H follows the antics and exploits of a team of doctors and support staff stationed at the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Korea during the Korean War of 1950–53. With its unique combination of comedy and wartime drama, M*A*S*H managed to make audiences laugh and cry. It … Continue reading Funny and Heartfelt Quotes From M*A*S*H

Leaving Your Comfort Zone: 13 Quotes for When You Need a Little Push

As human beings, most of us crave stability, the habits of the everyday. There’s a good evolutionary reason for this: For millions of years, unpredictability and uncertainty were tantamount to danger. There are plenty of benefits to having a routine — it lowers our stress levels and is a building block of good health. The “comfort … Continue reading Leaving Your Comfort Zone: 13 Quotes for When You Need a Little Push

The Myth of ‘Let Them Eat Cake,’ Marie Antoinette’s Famous Misquote

Marie Antoinette, France’s ill-fated last queen before the French Revolution, is remembered for her extravagant royal lifestyle that stood in stark contrast to the lives of her subjects, who suffered from an economic depression during her 18th-century reign. It’s a reputation that has only been reinforced by modern retellings of her life — director Sofia … Continue reading The Myth of ‘Let Them Eat Cake,’ Marie Antoinette’s Famous Misquote

13 Quotes About the Benefits of Giving

The law of diminishing returns states that there is always a point at which putting in more of something will yield smaller and less beneficial results. The theory applies to everything from how many hours an employee works a week to how much junk food one can eat in a sitting. Thankfully, this principle doesn’t … Continue reading 13 Quotes About the Benefits of Giving

16 Gandhi Quotes to Change How You See the World

Before he was given the title of Mahatma, or "great soul," for helping lead India to independence from British rule, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born to a poor family in Porbandar, India, on October 2, 1869. Though he only received an elementary education, Gandhi was a shy child and found companionship in books, especially the … Continue reading 16 Gandhi Quotes to Change How You See the World

Did you know…

Did you know... ... that today is World's Largest Guitar Lesson Day? In 1996, Sammy Hagar of Van Halen let 1,000 music students in the world's largest guitar lesson at the Hard Rock Cafe in Universal City, California.~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it'll always get … Continue reading Did you know…

WAPO: Today’s World View

By Adam Taylorwith Sammy Westfall Email Is the party really over for Boris Johnson? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks outside Downing Street in London on Jan. 12. (Henry Nicholls/Reuters) When Boris Johnson was a child, he once said he wanted to be king of the world. Of course, that makes no sense, so he had to settle for … Continue reading WAPO: Today’s World View

Recommended for me : via WAPO

Recommended for you Your daily roundup from The Washington Post. From The Fact Checker Manchin’s incorrect claim of a 232-year filibuster ‘tradition’ The history of unlimited debate is more nuanced than the West Virginia Democrat suggests. Analysis ●  By Glenn Kessler ●  Read more » From Going Global Novak Djokovic apologizes for travel form error as Australia weighs whether to … Continue reading Recommended for me : via WAPO

The Marginalian Newsletter

This is the midweek edition of The Marginalian (formerly Brain Pickings) by Maria Popova — one piece resurfaced from the fifteen-year archive as timeless uplift for heart, mind, and spirit. If you missed last week's archival resurrection — 33 endearing New Year's resolutions the young Woody Guthrie penned into his notebook 80 years ago — you can catch … Continue reading The Marginalian Newsletter

via McKinsey news letter: Bring your brain to work

ON NUDGING:Bring your brain to work Julia Sperling-Magro It takes real effort to bring your brain to work. For example, if you think you will be completely neutral and objective in the decisions you make today, I can tell you right away that you’re wrong. Your brain works by helping focus your attention. At any point … Continue reading via McKinsey news letter: Bring your brain to work

The Daily Read: Newsletter

AN ARTICLE A DAY, PICKED BY OUR EDITORS Want to be strong—physically, as well as emotionally? Take a page from Tareq Azim, founder of Empower Gym, creator of the Afghan Women’s Boxing Federation, and new author. His story is featured in the latest from McKinsey’s Author Talks series, and is peppered with insight on everything from harnessing … Continue reading The Daily Read: Newsletter

Walls and Bridges

Activist Angela Davis has advocated for civil rights, and particularly for the Black and incarcerated communities, since the late 1960s. She has written and spoken extensively on the flaws of the American criminal justice system, which she experienced firsthand after being arrested on conspiracy charges and then acquitted in the early 1970s. The words above … Continue reading Walls and Bridges

From Futurism: Newsletter

  The Future Is a Virtual Hammer and Sickle, Komrade. 12 JANUARY 2022 TOP STORY Kim Kardashian Sued for Promoting "Pump and Dump" Crypto Scam As more celebrities dip their toes in the cryptocurrency world, some weird things are undoubtedly going to happen. Case in point: now Kim Kardashian is getting sued for a “pump and … Continue reading From Futurism: Newsletter

Foreign Policy – Editor’s Picks

JANUARY 12, 2022 | 1 Beijing’s backyard. The Biden administration has ignored two small yet politically crucial countries in Southeast Asia: Cambodia and Laos. This is a strategic mistake, Derek Grossman writes. 2 Pandemic central. The World Health Organization has made Germany the home of its first pandemic preparedness hub for key geopolitical reasons, Stéphanie Fillion writes. 3 Color … Continue reading Foreign Policy – Editor’s Picks

Foreign Affairs Today

January 12, 2022 | Sponsored by Georgetown University A More Just Drone War Is Within Reach The Case for Tighter Targeting Restrictions By Paul Lushenko, Sarah Kreps, and Shyam Raman A Foreign Affairs subscription is less than $3.50/month. Subscribe today. From the Jaws of Retreat Vietnam, Afghanistan, and the Persistence of American Ambition By Erez Manela Europe Strong and … Continue reading Foreign Affairs Today


A CITIZENSHIP CRISIS SHARE THISTWEET THIS JANUARY 12, 2022 Want answers? We’ve got you covered: DP 1/3 Quiz Answers. Hats off to Troy H., who scored a perfect 10 on last week’s quiz. Check back next week for another chance to test your current affairs acumen! “My advice to you is not to inquire why or … Continue reading PNUTS NEWSLETTER

Ten Surprising Everyday Uses of Unwanted Fish Parts

by Sabrina Love fact checked by Darci Heikkinen Fish have been a part of the human diet for centuries. We have learned more about the risks and benefits of eating fish over time. We have also become quite fond of the taste and texture of fish. (Well…not our vegetarian and vegan friends.) Eating fish offers nutrients that … Continue reading Ten Surprising Everyday Uses of Unwanted Fish Parts

    Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Press Information Bureau Government of India •COVID-19 UPDATE •Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs   •Text of PM’s address at inauguration of 25th National Youth Festival in Puducherry •Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) signs MoU with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for promoting Investor Education and Financial literacy among youth through … Continue reading     Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.