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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Affirmation for 17 October, 2020

  I tend to replace the word "failure" with "learning curve."



A trip to the last century!

 

 

2007: Apple launches the iPhone

On Jan. 9, 2007, Apple unveiled the iPhone, new mobile technology Time magazine dubbed the "invention of the year.” The first touchscreen phone featured a music player, camera, and web browser. Tens of thousands lined up outside retailer shops to purchase the new device. In this photograph by Shaun Curry, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is pictured announced the iPhone's release in Britain.


Editor's pick (Hit songs in the year 2010 and more...)

 

Lockdown Laugh:


Hit songs in the year 2010:


Links to explore:





News Channel

MPC News: Pune Corona update  

National Network: Floods in Western Maharashtra leave 27 dead

International News: These families cherished multi-generational living. But COVID wrecked it

City Blog Science Club link of the day

 Layer-cake 2-D superconductivity: Developing clean 2-D superconductivity in a bulk van der Waals superlattice

30 min yoga


 Disclaimer: This video is a part of the Yoga with Kassandra YouTube channel and City Blog does not endorse this video

Friday, October 16, 2020

Affirmation for 15 October, 2020

I release myself of past failures, guilts, and frustration to look optimistically at the future. 


Editor's pick (Cozy fall drink and more...)

 

Hypocrisy:



Cozy fall drinks:




Links to explore:

http://www.youtube.com/shorts/pYMRlvPxMPU


PJ of the day

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Thank you, my arms, for always being there by my side.

 

 

A trip to the last decade!

 


2006: Saddam Hussein is executed

On Dec. 30, 2006, former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was executed at the headquarters of his former military intelligence service in the Baghdad suburb of Khadimeya. The fallen dictator was convicted of crimes against humanity prior to his execution, which was carried out by Iraqi officials with the support of the United States. "He was frightened,” Mowaffak al-Rubaie, Iraq's national security adviser, told The Washington Post. Hussein is pictured in this screen grab from Iraqi national television station Al Iraqiya in the moments before his execution.

 


News Channel

 MPC News: Pune Crime News

National News: Madrassa row: BJP MLA asks CM Thackerey to implement 'Assam model in Maharashtra'

International News: BTS label big hit soared 90% on its stock market debut. It is still a risky bet

City Blog Science Club link of the day

 Mapping out rest stops for migrating birds

45 min solar plexus yoga


 

Disclaimer: This video is a part of the Yoga with Kassandra YouTube channel and City Blog does not endorse this video

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Affirmation for October 14, 2020

  I am well-versed with the fact that by the end of the day, everything will be fine




Editor's pick (Gulzar's poetry and more...)

 


Gulzar's poetry:


Links to explore:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-54338864?fbclid=IwAR2xhkomX5jDsQe_9QTSGbpCyCU4s7P-q8lvztOs_VWFvg3HUIumw125c4s


PJ of the day

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I took up fencing. - The police insist I have to give it back.

A trip to the last century!

 


2005: Hurricane Katrina

In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina battered the Gulf Coast of the United States for eight days, leaving a devastating path of destruction in its wake. The Category 5 hurricane, which remains the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, killed more than 1,800 people and caused $125 billion in damage. This photo by Ross Taylor shows firefighter Jerome Crenshaw taking a break from recovery efforts.

 


News Channel

 MPC News: Mission begin again

National Network: Heavy rainfall leaves 32 dead in Telangana; Hyd streets flooded

International News: 2 teenage brothers killed in German train accident

City Blog Science Club link of the day

 Universal law of touch will enable new advances in virtual reality

30 min intermediate vinyasa yoga


 Disclaimer: This video is a part of the Yoga with Kassandra YouTube channel and City Blog does not endorse this video

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Affirmation for October 14, 2020

  I am very grateful for the good things around me



Editor's pick (Be grateful and more...)

 

Emotions:


Be Grateful!


Disclaimer: This video is a part of the TedxTalks YouTube channel and City Blog does not endorse this video


Links to explore:

https://youtu.be/rj_Ee3JgJQc

 

https://m.economictimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/view-why-joseph-stiglitz-is-wrong-on-indias-covid-response/amp_articleshow/78561012.cms?__twitter_impression=true








PJ of the day

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Aim for the stars! But first take care of the bodyguards.

A trip to the last century!

 


2004: Southeast Asia tsunami

A 9.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Sumatra in Indonesia on Dec. 26, 2004. The geological event triggered a series of tidal waves that caused catastrophic damage in 12 different countries throughout Southeast Asia. Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and the Maldives were among the hardest hit, leaving 228,429 people dead or missing. This photo shows tourists in the water as the first of six tsunamis arrived at Thailand's Hat Rai Lay Beach.

 


News Channel

 MPC News: What happened to the lawyer who went missing since October 1

National Network: Maharashtra Guv's letter and BJP's 're-open temples' protest gets a heated reply from Udbhav

International News: COVID-19: Dutch woman dies after catching COVID-19 twice, the first reported reinfection death

City Blog Science Club link of the day

 Enzyme conformation influences the performance of lipase-powered nanomotors

30 min stress-relief yoga



 

Disclaimer: This video is a part of the Yoga with Adriene YouTube channel and City Blog does not endorse this video

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Affirmation for 13 October, 2020

  Even in the rainy days, I attempt to find a ray of sunshine 



Editor's pick (Healthy Habits and more...)

 

Collection Drive:


Healthy Habits:


Disclaimer: This video is a part of the Jeanine Amapola YouTube channel and City Blog does not endorse this video


Links to explore:

https://youtu.be/rj_Ee3JgJQc




A trip to the last decade!

 

2003: The U.S. invades Iraq

After Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein failed to meet the U.S.-imposed deadline to leave the country, armed forces from the United States, Britain, and other allied nations stormed Baghdad on March 19, 2003. President George W. Bush subsequently announced the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Iraq War lasted four years, killing more than 3,000 U.S. troops, wounding more than 23,000, and causing more than 50,000 civilian casualties. U.S. Army 3rd Division 3-7 Bradley vehicles wait inside the demilitarized zone between Kuwait and Iraq in this photo by Scott Nelson.


City Blog Science Club link of the day

 Direct visualization of electromagnetic wave dynamics by laser-free ultrafast electron microscopy

News Channel

MPC News: Pune Crime News  

National Network: Hathras victim's family asks HC to shift case out of UP

International News: Hundreds battle to contain the fire on slopes of Kilimanjaro

10 min evening yoga

 

Disclaimer: This video is a part of the Yoga with Kassandra YouTube channel and City Blog does not endorse this video

Good Morning from Australia!


 

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Affirmation for 10 October, 2020

 I like to be at peace with myself, my surroundings, and my current circumstance 

Editor's pick (A productive morning routine and more...)

 

Lockdown Laugh:




How to make a morning productive:



Links to explore:

https://www.facebook.com/UNILADAdventure/videos/2781772655477612





A trip to the last decade

 


2002: Bali nightclub bombings

Less than a year after the Sept. 11 attacks, terrorists bombed two nightclubs on Bali in Indonesia on Oct, 12, 2002, killing 202 people from 21 countries. In 2006, a suspect was taken U.S. detention center Guantanamo Bay and held as a "high value detainee” for 15 years before being charged in 2017. This photo by Choo Youn-Kong shows an onlooker staring at the rubble left behind.


News Channel

 MPC News: Pune Corona Update

National Network: 3 killed as bus hits divider, turns turtle

International News: White House rally- Trump holds first public event since COVID diagnosis

City Blog Science Club link of the day

 There's a gene for detecting that fishy smell, olfactory GWAS shows

45 min yin yoga