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Bookriot.com : 7 Books of Folkloric Fiction
By Courtney Rodgers - Folklore, myths, and legends are the basis of so many of our common stories. Even the way we create stories, in books and film, has been influenced by world folklore. These seven books take their inspiration from mythology and folktales from all over the world.
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Oral History: ‘American Medina’ Shares Stories of Muslim Chicagoans
A new exhibit at the Chicago History Museum highlights the experiences of Muslim Chicagoans. Through audio interviews, more than 40 voices share stories of faith, identity and personal journeys in
“American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago.”
We meet the man behind one of those voices and learn about the work he’s doing for Muslim Chicagoans.
4th Afro-Chinese folklore festival kicks off in Egypt's Aswan
The fourth edition of the Afro-Chinese Arts and Folklore Festival kicked off on Sunday inside ancient Philae Temple in Upper Egypt's Province of Aswan.
Gathering troupes from 30 countries, the event that lasts until Oct. 31 is held under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with other ministries including those of tourism, antiquities, youth and sports, immigration, and social solidarity.
Egypt's Minister of Culture Inas Abdel-Dayem said during the opening ceremony that the festival is continuation of "the extended and deep-rooted relations between China and Egypt in particular and China and Africa in general."
The event was attended by several Egyptian ministers, officials, parliamentarians, artists and movie stars.
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A fantastic view; Naghshe Jahan Square in Isfahan - Iran
Scientists: Human Extinction Is Extremely Likely
Forget nuclear weapons, biological warfare, and the slew of other ways humanity could cause its own destruction for a moment. If you take into account only naturally occurring phenomena, researchers determine that the probability of our entire species going extinct in any given year is as high as one in 14,000.
More here - Futurism ...
The Sun's Corona, Today 11-30-2019
Image of the Sun's corona obtained Nov 30,2019 at 01:11 UT with AIA instrument on board SDO spacecraft.
Source: Laboratory of X-ray astronomy of the Sun, Lebedev Institute, Russia
Engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air
A new way of removing carbon dioxide from a stream of air could provide a significant tool in the battle against climate change. The new system can work on the gas at virtually any concentration level, even down to the roughly
International Conference on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, Archives, Museums and Educational & Research Institutions
The Conference concluded the fact-finding and information gathering phase foreseen in the limitations and exceptions Action Plans and provided an opportunity to address on a global scale some of the issues identified during the three regional seminars on limitations and exceptions held in Singapore, Nairobi and Santo Domingo. ...
A brief note on Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) is among the greatest writers of Russian literature. Though a physician by profession, he composed more than 600 literary works, which for the most part portray bourgeois life in the Russian countryside. His plays, which tend to focus more on creating a specific mood than the plot itself, have significantly influenced modern theatre.
Have you seen Ben Turnbull’s Mad portrait of Donald Trump?
UK artist Ben Turnbull looks to the US for his latest works, on show at Bermondsey Art Space in south London (American History X volume III, Manifest Decimation, until 2 November).
(A kind of Superstition, fear of number 13) I don't have anything like that ... and you won't believe it, actually love number 13 and even sometimes I think that number 13 is not only nasty but also brings me chance and of course it may now be somehow a superstition ... As far as I know Germans often and severely fear Fridays right on the 13th of a given month.
Happy workers are 13% more productive
Research by Oxford University's Saïd Business School, in collaboration with British multinational telecoms firm BT, has found a conclusive link between happiness and productivity.
Security Alert: It’s Way Too Easy to Get a .gov Domain Name - by Brian Krebs
Many readers probably believe they can trust links and emails coming from U.S. federal government domain names, or else assume there are at least more stringent verification requirements involved in obtaining a .gov domain versus a commercial one ending in .com or .org. But a recent experience suggests this trust may be severely misplaced, and that it is relatively straightforward for anyone to obtain their very own .gov domain.
Here, Krebsonsecurity.com ...
How much spam is sent daily?
This note is almost 2 years old:
About 14.5 billion spam emails are sent every single day.
That 45% equates to 14.5 billion spam messages that are sent globally each day. It certainly seems modern spammers have a lot to say.
Google Is Upgrading Its Search Engine
Yesterday, On Friday, Google announced it's upgrading its search engine. In fact, Google is just adding some capabilities in natural language processing and machine learning to help make sense of users’ questions and deliver the most relevant results.
The new software helps Google understand prepositional phrases, context, and small nuances in language.
What is User Generated Content (UGC)?
User-generated content (UGC) is content created by individuals outside of the business. It’s authentic and created by people who love your brand. It is a powerful form of marketing for any brand. It allows you to strengthen your relationships with followers and customers and broaden your online presence.
Shopify launches email marketing tool
Shopify, a Canadian company, recently launched Shopify Email, an email marketing tool designed to help entrepreneurs build meaningful relationships with their customers in an increasingly crowded commerce landscape.
FAQ: What is EMail Marketing?
Email marketing is the act of sending a commercial message, typically to a group of people, using email. In its broadest sense, every email sent to a potential or current customer could be considered email marketing.
There are two broad types of marketing emails that you're going to send out: engagement emails and transactional.
These are the types of engagement emails you can use:
Welcome Emails. ...
Tutorials and Tips Emails. ...
Customer Stories. ...
Brand Stories. ...
Harvey Mackay: Adversity can often glavanize success
In life, things happen to us, but the only thing that truly matters is what happens within us.
I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the University of Minnesota head football coach P.J. Fleck. I asked P.J. what he looks for when he recruits players. P.J. said he wants kids who have faced adversity and gone through a lot in their young lives.
Maybe that's why the legendary college football coach and my longtime friend Lou Holtz, said: "Show me someone who has done something worthwhile and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity."
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Creativity comes closest to providing the fulfillment
According to Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention, "of all human activities, creativity comes closest to providing the fulfillment we all hope to get in our lives."