Free book summary of the day Newsletter

Heyo, Nik here with your free summary of the day. If you enjoy these, check out our reading guide. It'll help you learn and remember more from everything you read. Happy reading! Want to get just one weekly summary roundup? Switch to weekly. ​   1-Sentence-Summary: The Courage to Be Happy offers a hands-on guide to effective parenting by compiling... Continue Reading →

Pitchbook newsletter

The Daily Pitch: M&A November 4, 2022 The Daily Pitch is powered by PitchBook’s industry-defining research and best-in-class data In today's Daily Pitch, you'll find: An unexpected group of investment managers has begun to dabble in the stock market: venture capitalists. A storm of headwinds conspired against M&A deals, according to our Global M&A Report. A Morningstar report explores how... Continue Reading →

Parents: Don’t focus on happiness, help build resilience instead

Parents: Don’t focus on happiness, help build resilience instead Parents want the best for their kids, but resilience helps children better cope with life's unavoidable challenges. (Credit: neurobite/Adobe Stock) KEY TAKEAWAYS Because parents want what is best for their children, they often put too much focus on their happiness. But happiness emerges from resilience, which... Continue Reading →

The 3 types of optical illusions are a beautiful union of science and art

Studying neuroscience through art. Credit: fran_kie / Adobe Stock KEY TAKEAWAYS Literal optical illusions are two different images compressed into one. Physiological optical illusions overstimulate the brain with light, shapes, and colors. Cognitive optical illusions are like logical paradoxes that present inherently contradictory information. Tim Brinkhof Copy a link to the article entitled http://The%203%20types%20of%20optical%20illusions%20are%20a%20beautiful%20union%20of%20science%20and%20art Share... Continue Reading →

The strange number 1/137 shows up everywhere in physics. What does it mean?

The strange number 1/137 shows up everywhere in physics. What does it mean? Does it have a deeper significance — or is it just a number? Pixabay KEY TAKEAWAYS The fine structure constant, a number that emerges from theories of quantum mechanics, is measured in laboratory experiments to be roughly 1/137. This slightly coincidental number is... Continue Reading →

Is Buddhism a religion?

Is Buddhism a religion? The “scientific Buddha” and the idea of Buddhist exceptionalism with regard to science are modern creations. Credit: Tianhao Zhang / Unsplash KEY TAKEAWAYS The conflict between science and religion is an old story. But in all the battles pitting science against religion, Buddhism mostly gets a pass. In every place it... Continue Reading →

WOTD and QOTD

Word of the Day segregate (sɛgrəgeɪt , सेग्रगेट / सेग्रगैट / सेग्रगिट / सेग्रगेट) Example As the mega event is approaching, would your company be prepared to segregate waste for recycling? Definition noun someone who is or has been segregated verb separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others"large... Continue Reading →

The Real China Hands What Washington Can Learn From Its Asian Allies By Michael J. Green

The Real China Hands What Washington Can Learn From Its Asian Allies By Michael J. Green November/December 2022 U.S. and South Korean naval vessels taking part in joint exercises off the coast of South Korea, September 2022 Third Party / Reuters Sign in and save to read later Print this article Send by email Share on... Continue Reading →

The Real China Hands What Washington Can Learn From Its Asian Allies

The Real China Hands What Washington Can Learn From Its Asian Allies By Michael J. Green November/December 2022 U.S. and South Korean naval vessels taking part in joint exercises off the coast of South Korea, September 2022 Third Party / Reuters Sign in and save to read later Print this article Send by email Share on... Continue Reading →

Russia’s Dangerous Decline The Kremlin Won’t Go Down Without a Fight

Russia’s Dangerous Decline The Kremlin Won’t Go Down Without a Fight By Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Michael Kofman November/December 2022 Dave Murray Sign in and save to read later Print this article Send by email Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Get a link Page url Get Citation Request Reprint Permissions Play Download Article... Continue Reading →

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