Links for you. Science: Insect Populations Are Declining Around the World. How Worried Should We Be? Ants in Florida Collect the Skulls of Other Ants to Decorate Their Nests (of course they’re from Florida…) China halts genome editing research that led to claimed birth of CRISPR babies Countries vowed to cut carbon emissions. They aren’t […]
Politicians, plagiarists, poets: over the next few days we’ll be looking back at the year in letters, a 2018 that felt just a bit more unhinged than 2017, which itself was a tad weirder than 2016, which may have been… Well, suffice to say we live in interesting times, and the literary world is no […]
Leaders Video Leaders Message Becoming a Person of Influence MAKE IT A POINT TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW TODAY. The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.” When you make it a goal to continually learn and enlarge yourself, you become the kind of person who […]
tekst tekst “I’d have to say, I do feel pretty good here,” she says, offering me three chilled-beverage options from the fridge one September afternoon. Right now, there are purple snakeskin poufs, leopard-print rugs, and bright-green walls. There’s a tiny pink room, called the “Lady Room,” filled with memorabilia: a framed teen glamour shot of a […]
I keep bookmarking articles I enjoyed reading or that I found important. So I thought I’d share some of the stuff I read recently as a sunday reading list.
Jeffrey St. CLAIR At the close of the first Gulf War, Saddam Hussein was denounced as a ferocious villain for ordering his retreating troops to destroy Kuwaiti oil fields, clotting the air with poisonous clouds of black smoke and saturating the ground with swamps of crude. It was justly called an environmental war crime. But […]
This week, Pantone picks the color of the year, the origin of abstract art, Albrecht Dürer’s ads, crowdfunding Kusama in Toronto, and more.
Contributors to The Lonely Crowd pick their favourite books of the year. Jo Mazelis The intriguing title of Martina Evans’ Now We Can Talk Openly About Men is taken from a phrase that the author remembers was once spoken when a group of her female relatives were gathered together. All of the women that day […]
Anxiety not only affects you emotionally but also in a physical manner. It occurs in various intensities. The uneasiness, the worry and the pressure sometimes get so intense that it is hard to cope. This pressure can come from different aspects of your day to day life. Such as an increased workload, a transitional period, […]
reverseracism: IF YOU RECALL: The self proclaimed feminist, Lena Dunham, came to the very public and disgusting defense of her friend, Murray Miller, when he was accused of pedophilia and sexual assault. The rape accusation was brought to light during the height of the powerful #MeToo Movement. Dunham was often outspoken in her support, although […]
Hat Tip: Kevin Collins The Trumpenfreude List by Don Surber This is the official Trumpenfreude List of people who made the mistake of starting a feud with President Donald John Trump. Each wound up worse for the ordeal. Check back from time to time. The list continues to grow, which proves many human beings are […]