7 Things You Didn’t Know About George Eliot

Mary Ann Evans, later known by her pen name, George Eliot, was born in 1819 on the grounds of the Arbury Hall Estate in Warwickshire, England, where her father worked. She had a good education in a staunchly religious environment, learning French, Italian, and Latin, and studying the Bible. The path of Eliot’s began to … Continue reading 7 Things You Didn’t Know About George Eliot

10 Pearls of Wisdom From the Muppets

The Muppets were created by Jim Henson in 1955 for a short-format television show called Sam and Friends. From the kindhearted Kermit to the affable Fozzie Bear, the wacky, smart, and flamboyant characters were a hit. In 1969, the Muppets appeared on the wildly successful children’s program Sesame Street, and by 1976, the popularity of the colorful cast … Continue reading 10 Pearls of Wisdom From the Muppets

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 was … Continue reading Funny and Heartfelt Quotes From M*A*S*H

Life Wisdom From Robert Frost, America’s ‘Rural Sage’

Some poets embellish the glamor and bustle of cities, the intersections of the many lives being lived in busy streets. Poet Robert Frost (1874-1963) took the opposite tack, staying simple and close to home: His poems are recognized for their sparse, straightforward tone and their depiction of everyday life against the backdrop of his beloved … Continue reading Life Wisdom From Robert Frost, America’s ‘Rural Sage’

The Futurism Newsletter

  The Future Is Doing Stupid TikTok Dances In Space 9 MAY 2022 TOP STORY POV: You're Watching the first TikTok Made in Space In the 90-second video, European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti walked viewers through life on the International Space Station. She has yet to film a video set to Erica Banks' "Buss It," … Continue reading The Futurism Newsletter

Newsletter: Foreign Affairs Today

May 9, 2022 | View in Browser Sponsored by Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies A Force for the Future A High-Reward, Low-Risk Approach to AI Military Innovation By Michael C. Horowitz, Lauren Kahn, and Laura Resnick Samotin A Foreign Affairs subscription is less than $3.50/month. Subscribe today. Can Ukraine’s Military Keep Winning? As the Kremlin’s Strategy Shifts, … Continue reading Newsletter: Foreign Affairs Today

Newsletter: BloomBerg Evening Briefing

The European Union’s top executive flew to Budapest in a bid to break a deadlock on the bloc’s proposed oil embargo against Russia. Currently, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has remained friendly with the Kremlin despite its war on Ukraine, stands in the way. The EU seems set to soften its sanctions package on Russian oil exports, though it … Continue reading Newsletter: BloomBerg Evening Briefing

Top 10 Football Stadiums with Bizarre and Fascinating Architecture

by John Darcy fact checked by Darci Heikkinen The Ancient Greeks are credited with inventing sports stadiums for their Olympic and Panhellenic athletic contests. The word stadium itself is of Latin origin, however, and the most famous stadium in the world is, without doubt, the Coliseum in Rome. Intended for gladiatorial shows, the Flavian Amphitheatre (as the … Continue reading Top 10 Football Stadiums with Bizarre and Fascinating Architecture

  Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Press Information Bureau Government of India •COVID-19 UPDATE •PM pays tributes to Gopal Krishna Gokhale on his birth anniversary •Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs  •PM bows to Gurudev Tagore on his Jayanti •NMCG Organises Webinar On Waste Water Management •WRITTEN RESULT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY AND NAVAL ACADEMY EXAMINATION (I), 2022 •Union Agriculture … Continue reading   Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Peter Pan Day

Did you know... ... that today is Peter Pan Day? The author of the children's classic "Peter Pan" is James Matthew Barrie, who was born on this day in 1860, in Scotland. Watch a classic with someone you love today! :-)~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Children will not remember you for the material things you provided … Continue reading Peter Pan Day

Seth Godin Newsletter: The ones who didn’t help

* The ones who didn't help [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=185998640&f=1081591&c=8358648&u=5102652 ]If 2% of a population takes coordinated action, it makes a difference. If 5% do, it can change everything.This simple math also means that most people rarely do anything. Perhaps they don't care. Perhaps they're afraid to speak up and commit. And perhaps it's simply easier to go along … Continue reading Seth Godin Newsletter: The ones who didn’t help