Nov 11, 2020
137 Stashed Ideas
Nefertiti is a most recognised figure from ancient Egypt thanks to the 1912 discovery of her remarkable bust.
Before the Apollo mission research, there were three theories about how the Moon formed.
Today, the giant-impact theory is widely accepted. It proposes that Earth and a small planet collided. The debris from this impact collected in orbit around Earth to form the Moon.
Many of the current trends are inspired by the looks that designers send down the runways each season during Fashion Week events in New York, Milan, and Paris.
One reason runways inspire trends is that runway looks are moments created by fashion designers that are fantastical. People wait for many of the pieces in anticipation because they are typically over-the-top designs that look like they came from a dream.
For centuries, people had read politicians' words. On Nov. 2, 1920, the first broadcast from a licensed radio station was broadcasting the results of that year's presidential election.
Radio made it possible to listen to politicians in real-time. It meant that personalities started to matter more; the way their voices sounded made a difference. Their ability to engage and entertain became crucial components.
We mistakenly attempt to change our habits while keeping our core identity. As we play our different roles, we have to switch to different identities, like a father, teacher, reader, speaker and entrepreneur.
One can derive many benefits from making this powerful subtle change of changing one’s mindset about who we are, a more focussed and intentional process.
In a professional setting, our identity is largely governed by the perception of our peers, colleagues and bosses,
Our ‘image’ depends on how they measure the impact of our behaviour and actions, how our character is perceived and how we are compared with others. We cultivate our image as what others think about us matters more than we would like to think.