Self Improvement


These days, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has more creative rules for naming new planets.

Broadly, planetary names mirror the identity of the planet: The features of Venus are named after women. The parts of the Martian moon Deimos get their names from authors who wrote about Mars. Some of the naming schemes are playful: Craters on the asteroid Gaspra are named after spas of the world.

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Self Improvement


Breaking away from the department stores

In the 1960s, fashion designers started to break away from hosting a catwalk show in department stores and salons. Balmain presented a 1965 collection in a wine cellar, and Piere Cardin held a show outdoors next to the Seine in Paris.

Once we headed into the nineties, the fashion show got bigger and cost millions to stage. But the visual spectacle didn't really add to the basic concept of the fashion show. The shows were mostly happening behind closed doors for fashion editors, buyers, celebrities and private clients.

Tony Jannus was an experienced test pilot for military planes and flew long-distance airplanes and airboats. By 1913, he became one of the principal stockholders in the Benoist Aircraft Company.

A Model 14 Benoist airboat weighed 1,250 lbs. (567 kilograms). It was 26 feet (8 meters) long and had a wingspan of 44 feet (13 m). The top speed of the airplane was 64 mph (103 km/h). The plane was built for one pilot and one passenger side-by-side on one wooden seat.

  1. Find out what you are interested in and do some research.
  2. Follow people who are in roles you are interested in and try to connect with them after you've studied their work
  3. Master the skills needed in the industry you are interested in and add them to your resume.
  4. Keep learning and adapting to the times.
  5. Find out your strengths and the uniqueness in you.
Being Better Than Yesterday

Accepting reality is hard, but it's important to acknowledge and accept who we are and where we are in life.

While we try to get in shape, be better organized or more productive, we get overwhelmed with the sheer number of things that must be done, as there is so much to be done at all times. We end up competing with others and with our younger self, and fail to realize that we just have to be a better person than we were yesterday.

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